The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2013 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 2013 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Rank 252 376 -
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 447 221 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.42% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.37% 2.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 300 151 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
-46.30% -

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
10240 9236 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6163 5455 5642
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 372 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

SharePoint 2013
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2013
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the UK.

SharePoint 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2013
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SharePoint 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint 2013
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the UK.

SharePoint 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2013
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 2013 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +125 408 £400 -4.76% 101
London +118 226 £419 -1.47% 51
South East +37 67 £430 +1.17% 17
City of London +68 58 £400 +3.22% 17
South West -35 31 £400 +4.57% 5
North West +3 27 £350 -9.67% 10
Berkshire +24 24 £545 +28.23% 3
Scotland -7 24 £363 +3.57% 8
Reading +33 21 £545 +28.23% 3
Edinburgh +3 17 £350 +3.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £350 +19.14% 3
West Midlands -12 15 £375 -11.24% 3
Wiltshire +1 14 £330 -21.42% 1
Yorkshire +8 11 £388 +24.00% 3
Milton Keynes +1 11 £350 - 2
Hampshire - 11 £240 - 1
East Midlands +8 10 £400 +11.11% 2
Birmingham +3 10 £350 -14.63% 2
Manchester -13 10 £325 -18.75% 2
West Sussex +10 8 £450 -5.26% 2
Lancashire -11 8 £313 +0.80%
Cheshire +13 7 £375 -36.44% 3
West Yorkshire +10 7 £388 +24.00% 1
Croydon -2 7 £450 +44.92%
North East - 7 £385 - 3
Leeds +5 6 £388 +31.35% 1
Bristol -12 6 £388 +22.04% 2
East of England -17 6 £388 +3.33% 7
Tyne and Wear - 6 £385 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £385 - 3

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint 2013 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 2013.

1 834 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 387 (46.40%) SharePoint 2010
3 351 (42.09%) .NET
4 263 (31.53%) Microsoft
5 260 (31.18%) C#
6 246 (29.50%) HTML
7 239 (28.66%) CSS
8 209 (25.06%) ASP.NET
9 198 (23.74%) SQL Server
10 197 (23.62%) JavaScript
11 147 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (17.15%) SQL
13 139 (16.67%) Windows
14 134 (16.07%) Migration
15 123 (14.75%) jQuery
16 115 (13.79%) Visual Studio
16 115 (13.79%) Office 365
17 107 (12.83%) Active Directory
18 102 (12.23%) PowerShell
19 97 (11.63%) IIS
20 89 (10.67%) MS Excel
21 87 (10.43%) Intranet
22 84 (10.07%) Finance
23 78 (9.35%) HTML5
24 74 (8.87%) WCF
25 72 (8.63%) SharePoint Server
25 72 (8.63%) Web Services
26 66 (7.91%) Workflow
27 64 (7.67%) XML
28 59 (7.07%) CRM

SharePoint 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint 2013 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 2013. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 834 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 387 (46.40%) SharePoint 2010
3 97 (11.63%) IIS
4 72 (8.63%) SharePoint Server
5 47 (5.64%) MS Exchange
6 40 (4.80%) Lync
7 27 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (3.12%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (1.92%) IBM Notes
11 15 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (1.56%) CMS
13 7 (0.84%) Apache
14 6 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.72%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.60%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.48%) MS Project Server
16 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 89 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.44%) InfoPath
3 34 (4.08%) MS Office
4 11 (1.32%) MS Project
5 10 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.08%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.72%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 46 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.48%) Tridion
4 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.24%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 115 (13.79%) Office 365
2 46 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.44%) IaaS
6 5 (0.60%) Force.com
7 4 (0.48%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (10.43%) Intranet
2 32 (3.84%) DNS
3 23 (2.76%) Internet
4 21 (2.52%) Firewall
4 21 (2.52%) DHCP
5 17 (2.04%) SAN
6 16 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (1.68%) Extranet
8 13 (1.56%) WAN
9 8 (0.96%) 3G
9 8 (0.96%) Broadband
9 8 (0.96%) LAN
9 8 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (0.72%) DMZ
10 6 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (0.60%) VoIP
11 5 (0.60%) Softphone
12 4 (0.48%) VPN
12 4 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
9 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.08%) EDRMS
12 6 (0.72%) MS Access
13 5 (0.60%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.24%) SSDT
15 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.12%) Cognos Report Studio
16 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 115 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 54 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (0.72%) Xcode
5 6 (0.72%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.48%) NUnit
6 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.48%) MSTest
7 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.24%) Subversion
7 2 (0.24%) JIRA
7 2 (0.24%) Selenium
7 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.12%) Calabash
8 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.12%) Moq
General
1 84 (10.07%) Finance
2 30 (3.60%) Banking
3 18 (2.16%) Legal
3 18 (2.16%) Publishing
4 14 (1.68%) Advertising
5 12 (1.44%) Marketing
6 9 (1.08%) Retail
7 5 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.60%) Back Office
7 5 (0.60%) Law
8 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.12%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.12%) Local Government
9 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 395 (47.36%) Developer
2 324 (38.85%) SharePoint Developer
3 127 (15.23%) Consultant
4 116 (13.91%) SharePoint Consultant
5 85 (10.19%) Architect
6 62 (7.43%) Analyst
7 56 (6.71%) SharePoint Architect
8 38 (4.56%) Administrator
9 35 (4.20%) SharePoint Administrator
9 35 (4.20%) Business Analyst
10 31 (3.72%) Project Manager
11 24 (2.88%) SharePoint Business Analyst
12 23 (2.76%) Technical Architect
13 22 (2.64%) .NET Developer
14 19 (2.28%) Microsoft Developer
14 19 (2.28%) CRM Developer
15 17 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 15 (1.80%) SharePoint Project Manager
18 14 (1.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (42.09%) .NET
2 246 (29.50%) HTML
3 239 (28.66%) CSS
4 209 (25.06%) ASP.NET
5 123 (14.75%) jQuery
6 78 (9.35%) HTML5
7 74 (8.87%) WCF
8 72 (8.63%) Web Services
9 64 (7.67%) XML
10 55 (6.59%) .NET Framework
11 35 (4.20%) XSLT
12 31 (3.72%) Ajax
13 29 (3.48%) CSS3
14 23 (2.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (2.52%) JSON
16 20 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (2.40%) REST
17 19 (2.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
18 16 (1.92%) XHTML
19 15 (1.80%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.48%) User Experience
1 29 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.16%) Clustering
3 18 (2.16%) Blackberry
3 18 (2.16%) Taxonomies
4 13 (1.56%) PKI
5 12 (1.44%) Open Source
6 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.20%) iPad
7 8 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 8 (0.96%) Blog
8 7 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.84%) NHS
9 5 (0.60%) Wiki
10 4 (0.48%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.48%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.48%) Social Network
10 4 (0.48%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (16.67%) Windows
2 55 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (3.36%) Windows 7
5 24 (2.88%) Linux
6 22 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.48%) Android
11 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.12%) UNIX
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (16.07%) Migration
3 66 (7.91%) Workflow
4 59 (7.07%) CRM
5 54 (6.47%) MVC
6 47 (5.64%) Project Management
7 46 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (5.04%) ITIL
9 39 (4.68%) Web Development
10 38 (4.56%) Document Management
10 38 (4.56%) Configuration Management
11 36 (4.32%) Content Management
12 28 (3.36%) OO
13 27 (3.24%) Scrum
14 26 (3.12%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (3.12%) Business Analysis
15 23 (2.76%) SOA
15 23 (2.76%) Change Management
16 21 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (2.52%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 260 (31.18%) C#
2 197 (23.62%) JavaScript
3 143 (17.15%) SQL
4 102 (12.23%) PowerShell
5 28 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 19 (2.28%) VB.NET
7 12 (1.44%) Java
8 10 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.08%) VBScript
9 9 (1.08%) C
10 8 (0.96%) Python
11 7 (0.84%) Ruby
11 7 (0.84%) VBA
11 7 (0.84%) VB
12 6 (0.72%) Perl
13 4 (0.48%) Jython
13 4 (0.48%) Korn
13 4 (0.48%) C-shell
13 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 50 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 42 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.60%) Degree
5 18 (2.16%) MCSE
6 12 (1.44%) MCP
7 11 (1.32%) MCSA
8 10 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.72%) MCSD
9 6 (0.72%) MCTS
10 4 (0.48%) MCITP
11 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.36%) MCPD
11 3 (0.36%) CCNA
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.24%) ISEB
12 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.12%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.04%) QA
2 14 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 21 (2.52%) UAG
4 20 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.20%) XenApp
6 8 (0.96%) vSphere
7 7 (0.84%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.24%) IAG
10 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.12%) XenServer
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (2.88%) SCCM
2 11 (1.32%) SCOM
3 10 (1.20%) Puppet
4 6 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.24%) WSUS
6 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 263 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.00%) VMware
3 29 (3.48%) Citrix
4 20 (2.40%) HP
5 18 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.04%) Lotus
7 16 (1.92%) Nintex
8 11 (1.32%) IBM
9 9 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.96%) Oracle
10 8 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.72%) Juniper
11 6 (0.72%) F5
12 5 (0.60%) MobileIron
12 5 (0.60%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (0.60%) Symantec
12 5 (0.60%) Open Text
13 4 (0.48%) FatWire
13 4 (0.48%) Stellent
13 4 (0.48%) Cognos
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London
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Wiltshire
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