The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 449 345 214
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -131
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 170 283 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.80% 3.10% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 192 285
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £10.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +256.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.71 £22.47 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.60 £34.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.43 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+78.37% +105.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9427 9135 8717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 18.03% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6123 5679 5159
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 313 310
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -84 162 £400 - 83
London -57 65 £425 +6.58% 27
North West -2 28 £400 +1.58% 4
South East -44 21 £400 -11.11% 17
Manchester -6 18 £395 +1.93% 1
West Midlands -8 14 £450 +28.57% 15
Yorkshire -8 13 £369 +5.35% 5
West Yorkshire -3 11 £369 +5.35% 2
Surrey -7 11 £400 -11.11% 7
Leeds -14 10 £363 +3.57% 2
Birmingham +2 9 £363 +3.57%
East of England -1 8 £460 +15.00% 3
City of London +13 7 £419 +11.66% 7
Berkshire -6 7 £346 -23.11% 2
South West -14 6 £275 -14.06% 2
Scotland -17 6 £319 -10.21% 14
North East -22 6 £308 -35.26% 6
Bedfordshire - 6 - -
Cheshire -3 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Durham - 5 £300 - 3
Sale - 5 £385 -
Dunstable - 4 - -
Glasgow +6 3 £263 -22.50% 5
Wiltshire 0 3 £225 - 2
Coventry -2 3 £450 - 4
Moray - 3 £375 -
Elgin - 3 £375 -
Runcorn - 3 £375 -
Darlington - 3 £375 - 1
Feltham - 3 £336 -

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint 2010.

1 404 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 202 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 189 (46.78%) .NET
4 161 (39.85%) C#
5 155 (38.37%) Microsoft
6 135 (33.42%) SQL Server
7 107 (26.49%) JavaScript
8 100 (24.75%) SQL
9 99 (24.50%) HTML
10 97 (24.01%) CSS
11 96 (23.76%) ASP.NET
12 89 (22.03%) Migration
12 89 (22.03%) Office 365
13 69 (17.08%) Windows
14 66 (16.34%) Visual Studio
15 59 (14.60%) Workflow
16 57 (14.11%) Security Cleared
16 57 (14.11%) jQuery
17 55 (13.61%) PowerShell
18 53 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 53 (13.12%) MS Excel
19 52 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
20 51 (12.62%) Intranet
21 48 (11.88%) Active Directory
22 47 (11.63%) Degree
23 46 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
23 46 (11.39%) CRM
24 45 (11.14%) BizTalk Server
24 45 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
25 43 (10.64%) Windows Server

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 404 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 202 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 45 (11.14%) BizTalk Server
4 33 (8.17%) IIS
5 14 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 14 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.22%) Lync
7 8 (1.98%) Apache
7 8 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.50%) CMS
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Documentum
10 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 53 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.92%) MS Office
3 23 (5.69%) InfoPath
4 15 (3.71%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.98%) MS Project
6 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (9.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.99%) Maximo
4 3 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.03%) Office 365
2 22 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.97%) Yammer
4 8 (1.98%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.62%) Intranet
2 21 (5.20%) DNS
3 17 (4.21%) Internet
4 12 (2.97%) Extranet
5 10 (2.48%) DHCP
6 9 (2.23%) Firewall
7 8 (1.98%) SAN
7 8 (1.98%) VPN
8 7 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.73%) WAN
9 6 (1.49%) SMTP
9 6 (1.49%) SSL
10 5 (1.24%) HTTP
11 4 (0.99%) LAN
12 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.50%) 3G
13 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.50%) IPv4
13 2 (0.50%) PBX
13 2 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (33.42%) SQL Server
2 53 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.23%) MySQL
8 9 (2.23%) PerformancePoint
8 9 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.98%) DTS
10 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.24%) SQLite
11 4 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.50%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 66 (16.34%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.49%) JUnit
3 6 (1.49%) NUnit
3 6 (1.49%) PHPUnit
3 6 (1.49%) Subversion
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.25%) MorphX
5 1 (0.25%) MSTest
5 1 (0.25%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (10.40%) Finance
2 25 (6.19%) Advertising
3 8 (1.98%) Publishing
4 7 (1.73%) Banking
4 7 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.99%) Back Office
6 4 (0.99%) Legal
6 4 (0.99%) Local Government
6 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.74%) Billing
7 3 (0.74%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
8 2 (0.50%) Law
8 2 (0.50%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (46.53%) Developer
2 145 (35.89%) SharePoint Developer
3 36 (8.91%) Analyst
3 36 (8.91%) Consultant
4 33 (8.17%) Architect
5 32 (7.92%) SharePoint Consultant
6 30 (7.43%) Administrator
6 30 (7.43%) SharePoint Administrator
7 20 (4.95%) Microsoft Developer
8 18 (4.46%) .NET Developer
8 18 (4.46%) SharePoint Architect
8 18 (4.46%) SharePoint Engineer
9 17 (4.21%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.71%) SharePoint Analyst
10 15 (3.71%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.47%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.22%) Designer
12 13 (3.22%) SharePoint Designer
12 13 (3.22%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.97%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (46.78%) .NET
2 99 (24.50%) HTML
3 97 (24.01%) CSS
4 96 (23.76%) ASP.NET
5 57 (14.11%) jQuery
6 35 (8.66%) Web Services
7 32 (7.92%) HTML5
8 29 (7.18%) XML
9 25 (6.19%) .NET Framework
10 21 (5.20%) SOAP
11 18 (4.46%) REST
12 15 (3.71%) XSLT
13 14 (3.47%) WCF
14 11 (2.72%) Ajax
15 8 (1.98%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.98%) EDI
15 8 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (1.73%) CSS3
16 7 (1.73%) MDX
17 6 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.47%) User Experience
4 12 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.24%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.24%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.99%) Social Media
8 3 (0.74%) CMDB
8 3 (0.74%) Statistics
9 2 (0.50%) Handset
9 2 (0.50%) Life Science
9 2 (0.50%) Replication
9 2 (0.50%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.25%) Clustering
10 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.08%) Windows
2 43 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 31 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.22%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.48%) Linux
6 10 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.73%) Unix
8 6 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.99%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (22.03%) Migration
2 59 (14.60%) Workflow
3 46 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (11.39%) CRM
4 45 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (9.65%) ITIL
6 32 (7.92%) Content Management
7 27 (6.68%) Project Management
8 26 (6.44%) ERP
9 25 (6.19%) Document Management
10 19 (4.70%) Data Migration
10 19 (4.70%) Information Architecture
10 19 (4.70%) MVC
10 19 (4.70%) Web Development
11 14 (3.47%) Business Analysis
12 12 (2.97%) Analytics
13 11 (2.72%) Records Management
13 11 (2.72%) SOA
14 10 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (39.85%) C#
2 107 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 100 (24.75%) SQL
4 55 (13.61%) PowerShell
5 29 (7.18%) VB.NET
6 18 (4.46%) VBA
7 16 (3.96%) Java
7 16 (3.96%) VB
8 14 (3.47%) VBScript
9 12 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.98%) C
10 8 (1.98%) PHP
10 8 (1.98%) XPath
11 6 (1.49%) FQL
12 5 (1.24%) C++
12 5 (1.24%) Python
12 5 (1.24%) Ruby
13 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (14.11%) Security Cleared
2 47 (11.63%) Degree
3 39 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 25 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.49%) MCSE
7 6 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.49%) PMP
8 4 (0.99%) MCP
9 3 (0.74%) MCSA
10 2 (0.50%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.50%) ECDL
10 2 (0.50%) HND
10 2 (0.50%) MCAD
10 2 (0.50%) MCITP
10 2 (0.50%) MCSD
10 2 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.24%) SLA
5 4 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 48 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.98%) XenApp
4 6 (1.49%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.99%) MetaFrame
6 4 (0.99%) vSphere
7 3 (0.74%) UAG
7 3 (0.74%) XenServer
8 2 (0.50%) Firmware
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.24%) SCCM
2 5 (1.24%) SCOM
3 2 (0.50%) HP SIM
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 155 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.95%) Nintex
3 16 (3.96%) VMware
4 13 (3.22%) Citrix
5 9 (2.23%) Oracle
6 8 (1.98%) HP
6 8 (1.98%) SAP
7 6 (1.49%) Cisco
7 6 (1.49%) Symantec
8 5 (1.24%) Avaya
9 4 (0.99%) Dell
9 4 (0.99%) ThinPrint
10 3 (0.74%) arcserve
10 3 (0.74%) Compaq
10 3 (0.74%) EMC
10 3 (0.74%) iManage
10 3 (0.74%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.74%) Lotus
10 3 (0.74%) Sage
10 3 (0.74%) Stellent
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