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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Rank 333 291 403
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +112
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 322 350 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.66% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.21% 3.83% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 231 84
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £52.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% +31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.15 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-73.05% -

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
10040 9142 8230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.34% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6217 5675 4622
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 308 441
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.96 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -30 293 £350 -6.66% 106
London -7 119 £350 -14.11% 48
South East -23 58 £369 +5.35% 24
City of London +9 39 £381 -10.29% 7
West Midlands +17 30 £355 -18.85% 2
South West +9 29 £350 -6.66% 13
Scotland -11 22 £350 - 5
Yorkshire -11 21 £356 +11.32% 2
Edinburgh +1 16 £350 -15.66% 2
Hampshire +14 15 £400 +7.02% 4
Birmingham +5 13 £360 -24.21% 1
East of England +2 12 £385 -9.41% 10
Berkshire -1 11 £325 +15.55% 3
North West -37 11 £425 +41.66% 7
Surrey +7 9 £330 -10.20% 9
Somerset +10 8 £325 -13.33% 4
Croydon -4 8 £350 -22.22%
East Midlands -10 8 £375 +3.44%
West Yorkshire -11 8 £350 +7.69% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £325 -
Leeds -7 7 £350 +7.69% 1
West Sussex -24 7 £450 +83.67% 1
Taunton +9 6 £344 -8.33% 2
Bristol +2 6 £345 -4.82% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £324 -7.50% 6
Essex +4 5 £305 -9.62% 1
Milton Keynes +2 5 £324 -19.06% 1
Glasgow -6 5 £338 -5.26% 2
Gatwick -10 5 £413 +87.50% 1
Manchester -12 5 £425 +30.76% 6

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 710 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 245 (34.51%) Microsoft
3 241 (33.94%) .NET
4 226 (31.83%) C#
5 224 (31.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 213 (30.00%) HTML
7 189 (26.62%) CSS
8 174 (24.51%) JavaScript
9 140 (19.72%) Office 365
10 136 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 131 (18.45%) ASP.NET
12 125 (17.61%) Intranet
13 124 (17.46%) jQuery
14 114 (16.06%) Migration
15 109 (15.35%) SQL
16 107 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
17 101 (14.23%) Visual Studio
18 82 (11.55%) Windows
19 80 (11.27%) MS Excel
19 80 (11.27%) HTML5
20 75 (10.56%) Security Cleared
21 67 (9.44%) PowerShell
21 67 (9.44%) Finance
22 65 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
23 61 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
24 60 (8.45%) CRM
25 59 (8.31%) MS Office
26 53 (7.46%) User Experience
27 52 (7.32%) XML
28 50 (7.04%) SC Cleared

SharePoint 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 710 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 224 (31.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 47 (6.62%) IIS
4 46 (6.48%) SharePoint Server
5 28 (3.94%) MS Exchange
6 24 (3.38%) Lync
7 20 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.83%) CMS
11 9 (1.27%) Documentum
12 8 (1.13%) Node.js
13 6 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.56%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.28%) WordPress
16 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Foundation
17 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 80 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.31%) MS Office
3 35 (4.93%) InfoPath
4 17 (2.39%) PowerPivot
5 14 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.69%) MS Project
7 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 47 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 140 (19.72%) Office 365
2 36 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.55%) Yammer
4 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.70%) IaaS
4 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 125 (17.61%) Intranet
2 30 (4.23%) Internet
3 17 (2.39%) DNS
4 16 (2.25%) Extranet
5 15 (2.11%) DHCP
6 13 (1.83%) Firewall
6 13 (1.83%) VPN
7 9 (1.27%) SSL
8 8 (1.13%) SAN
8 8 (1.13%) HTTP
9 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.85%) WAN
10 6 (0.85%) Broadband
10 6 (0.85%) LAN
11 5 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.56%) VLAN
12 4 (0.56%) SMTP
13 3 (0.42%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.42%) 3G
14 2 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.96%) PerformancePoint
6 21 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (2.39%) EDRMS
8 13 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.56%) SSDT
12 4 (0.56%) QlikView
12 4 (0.56%) OLAP
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 101 (14.23%) Visual Studio
2 42 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.42%) Subversion
5 3 (0.42%) JIRA
6 2 (0.28%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.14%) MSTest
7 1 (0.14%) NUnit
General
1 67 (9.44%) Finance
2 22 (3.10%) Advertising
3 16 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.83%) Publishing
5 12 (1.69%) Retail
5 12 (1.69%) Marketing
5 12 (1.69%) Law
6 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.13%) Banking
7 5 (0.70%) Legal
8 4 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.56%) French Language
9 3 (0.42%) Electronics
9 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 338 (47.61%) Developer
2 269 (37.89%) SharePoint Developer
3 100 (14.08%) Consultant
4 88 (12.39%) SharePoint Consultant
5 76 (10.70%) Architect
6 50 (7.04%) SharePoint Architect
7 42 (5.92%) Analyst
7 42 (5.92%) Administrator
8 34 (4.79%) SharePoint Administrator
9 30 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 21 (2.96%) Trainer
11 19 (2.68%) Business Analyst
11 19 (2.68%) SharePoint Project Manager
12 18 (2.54%) .NET Developer
13 16 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 15 (2.11%) Front-End Developer
15 13 (1.83%) SharePoint Business Analyst
16 12 (1.69%) SharePoint Specialist
16 12 (1.69%) Support Engineer
16 12 (1.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (33.94%) .NET
2 213 (30.00%) HTML
3 189 (26.62%) CSS
4 131 (18.45%) ASP.NET
5 124 (17.46%) jQuery
6 80 (11.27%) HTML5
7 52 (7.32%) XML
8 44 (6.20%) Web Services
9 36 (5.07%) CSS3
10 34 (4.79%) .NET Framework
11 31 (4.37%) Ajax
12 29 (4.08%) WCF
13 22 (3.10%) REST
14 21 (2.96%) AngularJS
14 21 (2.96%) XSLT
15 13 (1.83%) XHTML
15 13 (1.83%) RESTful
16 12 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (1.55%) Entity Framework
17 11 (1.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.46%) User Experience
2 31 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.25%) PKI
5 15 (2.11%) Taxonomies
6 14 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.55%) NHS
8 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.99%) PMI
9 7 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.85%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.70%) GIS
11 5 (0.70%) Streaming Media
11 5 (0.70%) Wiki
12 4 (0.56%) Blog
12 4 (0.56%) RIA
12 4 (0.56%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.56%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.56%) Derivative
12 4 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.55%) Windows
2 35 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 14 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.99%) Linux
6 7 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.56%) Android
8 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) UNIX
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (16.06%) Migration
2 107 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (8.45%) CRM
5 42 (5.92%) Workflow
5 42 (5.92%) Content Management
6 37 (5.21%) Project Management
7 35 (4.93%) Document Management
8 32 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (3.94%) MVC
10 23 (3.24%) ITIL
10 23 (3.24%) PRINCE2
11 20 (2.82%) Scrum
11 20 (2.82%) Web Development
12 19 (2.68%) Configuration Management
13 18 (2.54%) Programme Management
13 18 (2.54%) Information Architecture
14 16 (2.25%) Software Engineering
14 16 (2.25%) Business Analysis
14 16 (2.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 226 (31.83%) C#
2 174 (24.51%) JavaScript
3 109 (15.35%) SQL
4 67 (9.44%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.25%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.13%) VB.NET
6 8 (1.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (0.99%) C++
8 6 (0.85%) C
8 6 (0.85%) VB
9 4 (0.56%) Java
10 3 (0.42%) Perl
11 2 (0.28%) PHP
11 2 (0.28%) VBScript
11 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.14%) C-shell
12 1 (0.14%) VBA
12 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 61 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.38%) Degree
5 22 (3.10%) MCSE
6 11 (1.55%) MCSA
6 11 (1.55%) MCP
7 8 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.99%) MCITP
9 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.56%) MCTS
10 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.42%) MCPD
12 2 (0.28%) PMP
12 2 (0.28%) MCSD
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.14%) MCAD
13 1 (0.14%) MCT
13 1 (0.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.55%) QA
2 8 (1.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 46 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.27%) UAG
5 7 (0.99%) XenApp
6 6 (0.85%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.56%) vSphere
8 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.42%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.28%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.55%) SCCM
2 5 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 245 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.52%) Nintex
3 24 (3.38%) VMware
4 16 (2.25%) Citrix
5 13 (1.83%) Oracle
6 9 (1.27%) HP
6 9 (1.27%) Telerik
7 8 (1.13%) SAP
7 8 (1.13%) MobileIron
8 7 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.85%) Lotus
10 5 (0.70%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.56%) F5
11 4 (0.56%) Cisco
11 4 (0.56%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.56%) Vignette
12 3 (0.42%) Dell
12 3 (0.42%) Apple
12 3 (0.42%) Twitter
12 3 (0.42%) Thunderhead
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