The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Rank 299 415 -
Rank change year-on-year
+116 -
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 338 129 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.27% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 201 79 0
Average daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.54 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.54 - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SharePoint 2013 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +71 299 £380 -5.00% 98
London +32 125 £410 -6.28% 51
South East +20 52 £375 +7.14% 15
South West +17 52 £375 -16.66% 7
City of London -5 31 £425 -12.82% 18
North West +8 28 £285 - 7
Scotland +2 20 £325 +4.00% 14
Wiltshire - 19 £350 -
Berkshire +6 16 £344 - 5
East of England -13 14 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -12 11 £365 - 7
Milton Keynes -9 10 £450 +5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 10 £450 +15.38% 2
Glasgow +16 9 £356 -1.72% 10
Hampshire +9 9 £363 +12.40% 1
Wales -11 9 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 9 £373 - 2
Manchester -7 8 £283 - 3
Cardiff -10 8 £425 - 1
South Wales -10 8 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £438 - 1
Reading - 7 £323 -
Bristol - 7 £344 - 3
Edinburgh -28 6 £315 +5.88% 2
North Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £438 -
West Midlands -11 5 - - 4
Southampton - 5 £365 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £263 -
Surrey -8 4 £350 - 6

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 653 (99.85%) SharePoint
2 332 (50.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 267 (40.83%) .NET
4 211 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 204 (31.19%) C#
6 171 (26.15%) SQL Server
7 127 (19.42%) CSS
8 117 (17.89%) ASP.NET
9 114 (17.43%) HTML
10 111 (16.97%) JavaScript
10 111 (16.97%) Migration
11 102 (15.60%) SQL
12 97 (14.83%) PowerShell
13 90 (13.76%) Windows
14 87 (13.30%) jQuery
15 76 (11.62%) Finance
16 75 (11.47%) Intranet
16 75 (11.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 70 (10.70%) SharePoint Server
18 68 (10.40%) MS Excel
18 68 (10.40%) Project Management
19 67 (10.24%) IIS
20 65 (9.94%) Visual Studio
21 64 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
22 60 (9.17%) Active Directory
23 57 (8.72%) Workflow
24 55 (8.41%) MVC
25 48 (7.34%) XML
25 48 (7.34%) Security Cleared
26 46 (7.03%) Web Services

SharePoint 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 653 (99.85%) SharePoint
2 332 (50.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 70 (10.70%) SharePoint Server
4 67 (10.24%) IIS
5 18 (2.75%) MS Project Server
6 16 (2.45%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.99%) Lync
7 13 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.07%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.76%) CMS
11 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Foundation
12 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.31%) Drupal
12 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.31%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.31%) Kentico
13 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 68 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.27%) InfoPath
3 34 (5.20%) MS Office
4 23 (3.52%) MS Project
5 12 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (1.22%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.22%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.81%) Office 365
2 14 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.92%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (11.47%) Intranet
2 19 (2.91%) Firewall
3 17 (2.60%) Extranet
4 13 (1.99%) DNS
5 9 (1.38%) Internet
6 7 (1.07%) DHCP
7 5 (0.76%) Softphone
8 4 (0.61%) HTTP
8 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.61%) LDAP
9 3 (0.46%) DMZ
10 2 (0.31%) SSL
10 2 (0.31%) WAN
11 1 (0.15%) VLAN
11 1 (0.15%) SSH
11 1 (0.15%) SAN
11 1 (0.15%) SMTP
11 1 (0.15%) LAN
11 1 (0.15%) PBX
11 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 75 (11.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (6.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (2.45%) PerformancePoint
9 13 (1.99%) MS Access
10 8 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.61%) EDRMS
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.31%) Sybase ASE
15 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 65 (9.94%) Visual Studio
2 44 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.61%) Xcode
4 3 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.31%) PVCS
5 2 (0.31%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.31%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.15%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.15%) Moq
6 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) Firebug
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.15%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 76 (11.62%) Finance
2 41 (6.27%) Banking
3 13 (1.99%) Publishing
4 11 (1.68%) Retail
5 10 (1.53%) Marketing
6 8 (1.22%) Local Government
7 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.92%) Advertising
9 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.61%) Legal
10 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.31%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) French Language
11 2 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 281 (42.97%) Developer
2 230 (35.17%) SharePoint Developer
3 106 (16.21%) Architect
4 95 (14.53%) Consultant
5 82 (12.54%) SharePoint Consultant
6 63 (9.63%) Administrator
7 61 (9.33%) Analyst
7 61 (9.33%) SharePoint Architect
8 57 (8.72%) SharePoint Administrator
9 39 (5.96%) Business Analyst
10 28 (4.28%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.21%) Information Architect
12 19 (2.91%) .NET Developer
13 16 (2.45%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.29%) SharePoint Business Analyst
15 14 (2.14%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.14%) Senior Consultant
15 14 (2.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
16 13 (1.99%) Designer
16 13 (1.99%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (40.83%) .NET
2 127 (19.42%) CSS
3 117 (17.89%) ASP.NET
4 114 (17.43%) HTML
5 87 (13.30%) jQuery
6 48 (7.34%) XML
7 46 (7.03%) Web Services
8 44 (6.73%) .NET Framework
9 42 (6.42%) WCF
10 35 (5.35%) HTML5
11 30 (4.59%) XSLT
12 18 (2.75%) Ajax
13 14 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (2.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 12 (1.83%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.83%) CSS3
15 11 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (1.68%) JSON
15 11 (1.68%) WF
15 11 (1.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.59%) Taxonomies
2 24 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.07%) NHS
6 6 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 6 (0.92%) FMCG
7 5 (0.76%) iPad
7 5 (0.76%) Blog
7 5 (0.76%) Statistics
8 4 (0.61%) Firmware
9 3 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.46%) Wiki
9 3 (0.46%) PMI
9 3 (0.46%) Clustering
10 2 (0.31%) Equities
10 2 (0.31%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.31%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.31%) Life Science
11 1 (0.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.76%) Windows
2 31 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.38%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.31%) Solaris
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (16.97%) Migration
2 68 (10.40%) Project Management
3 57 (8.72%) Workflow
4 55 (8.41%) MVC
5 42 (6.42%) Business Analysis
6 40 (6.12%) Document Management
7 39 (5.96%) Information Architecture
7 39 (5.96%) ITIL
8 36 (5.50%) Content Management
9 30 (4.59%) Change Management
10 29 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (3.98%) CRM
13 25 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (3.36%) Web Development
15 17 (2.60%) Incident Management
15 17 (2.60%) OO
16 16 (2.45%) TDD
17 15 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 204 (31.19%) C#
2 111 (16.97%) JavaScript
3 102 (15.60%) SQL
4 97 (14.83%) PowerShell
5 26 (3.98%) T-SQL
6 19 (2.91%) VB.NET
7 18 (2.75%) C
8 5 (0.76%) VBA
8 5 (0.76%) VB
8 5 (0.76%) C++
9 3 (0.46%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 3 (0.46%) Java
10 2 (0.31%) XPath
11 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.15%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.15%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.15%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.53%) MCSE
4 10 (1.53%) MCTS
4 10 (1.53%) Degree
5 6 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) MCSD
6 4 (0.61%) MCITP
7 3 (0.46%) MCP
7 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.31%) MCPD
8 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) CAPM
9 1 (0.15%) CITP
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) MCT
9 1 (0.15%) PMP
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.45%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 60 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.99%) ISA Server
4 12 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.07%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.92%) vSphere
6 6 (0.92%) XenApp
6 6 (0.92%) UAG
7 5 (0.76%) XenServer
7 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) SCOrch
1 4 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.31%) SCOM
3 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 211 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.36%) VMware
3 20 (3.06%) Open Text
4 13 (1.99%) Barracuda Networks
5 9 (1.38%) SAP
6 8 (1.22%) Lotus
7 7 (1.07%) Oracle
7 7 (1.07%) Citrix
7 7 (1.07%) Kofax
8 6 (0.92%) HP
9 5 (0.76%) Compaq
9 5 (0.76%) Dell
10 4 (0.61%) FatWire
10 4 (0.61%) Cisco
11 3 (0.46%) Talend
11 3 (0.46%) Adobe
11 3 (0.46%) Sun
12 2 (0.31%) Stellent
12 2 (0.31%) EMC
12 2 (0.31%) TIBCO
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners (BE & NL)
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Harrogate
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 9 days ago