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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Rank 270 303 477
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +174
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 375 290 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.59% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.13% 3.38% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 170 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £44.25 £40.57 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 -

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
9082 8591 8038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.41% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5107 4535
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 293 409
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 +40 352 £400 - 108
London +38 154 £400 -11.11% 60
South East +42 91 £400 +3.89% 9
City of London +26 41 £425 -5.55% 8
Berkshire +13 30 £338 - 3
Yorkshire +16 25 £338 -3.57% 3
South West -44 21 £320 -20.00% 9
West Midlands +14 19 £400 - 8
West Yorkshire +8 19 £328 -13.81% 3
East of England +24 18 £425 +6.25% 3
Scotland -4 17 £350 -5.79% 5
Reading +5 15 £338 +29.80% 2
Leeds -4 15 £333 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £325 -35.00% 1
Hampshire -1 14 £450 +12.50%
West Sussex -8 13 £290 -38.94%
Milton Keynes -3 12 £325 -35.00%
East Midlands +8 11 £400 - 5
North West -29 11 £375 +7.14% 6
Oxfordshire -8 10 £500 +69.49%
Dorset - 10 £305 - 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £400 - 3
Hertfordshire - 8 £475 - 1
Birmingham +1 7 £375 - 5
Bournemouth - 7 £305 -
Northampton - 7 £413 - 1
Surrey +2 6 £425 +21.42% 3
Manchester -7 6 £394 +26.00% 2
Watford - 6 £475 -
Glasgow +1 5 £338 +3.84% 4

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 813 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 328 (40.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 296 (36.41%) .NET
4 291 (35.79%) Microsoft
5 258 (31.73%) C#
6 238 (29.27%) HTML
7 229 (28.17%) CSS
8 226 (27.80%) JavaScript
9 174 (21.40%) SQL
10 146 (17.96%) SQL Server
10 146 (17.96%) Migration
11 145 (17.84%) ASP.NET
12 129 (15.87%) jQuery
13 127 (15.62%) Intranet
14 126 (15.50%) Office 365
15 114 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
16 104 (12.79%) Visual Studio
17 96 (11.81%) CRM
18 89 (10.95%) Active Directory
19 86 (10.58%) Windows
20 84 (10.33%) Dynamics CRM
21 81 (9.96%) PowerShell
22 77 (9.47%) Security Cleared
23 75 (9.23%) MS Excel
23 75 (9.23%) Finance
24 71 (8.73%) HTML5
25 68 (8.36%) Lync
26 59 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
27 56 (6.89%) User Experience
28 55 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013

SharePoint 2013
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 813 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 328 (40.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 68 (8.36%) Lync
4 59 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
5 55 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (6.52%) IIS
6 53 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
7 38 (4.67%) MS Exchange
8 27 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (2.71%) CMS
10 18 (2.21%) Node.js
11 14 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (1.60%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.86%) Documentum
15 5 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.62%) MS Project Server
16 4 (0.49%) SharePoint Foundation
17 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.17%) MS Office
3 28 (3.44%) InfoPath
4 16 (1.97%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.98%) MS Project
6 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 84 (10.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (5.54%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.25%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 126 (15.50%) Office 365
2 45 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
3 44 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.72%) Yammer
5 6 (0.74%) GitHub
6 5 (0.62%) IaaS
6 5 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (15.62%) Intranet
2 27 (3.32%) Internet
3 16 (1.97%) Extranet
4 15 (1.85%) DNS
5 12 (1.48%) Firewall
5 12 (1.48%) VPN
6 11 (1.35%) DHCP
7 10 (1.23%) WAN
8 9 (1.11%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.98%) SSL
9 8 (0.98%) SAN
10 6 (0.74%) Broadband
10 6 (0.74%) LAN
11 5 (0.62%) SMTP
11 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.49%) VLAN
12 4 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (0.49%) 3G
12 4 (0.49%) FTP
12 4 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.95%) PerformancePoint
4 24 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (2.09%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (0.98%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.74%) QlikView
13 5 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Power View
15 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.25%) OLAP Cube
16 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.25%) MySQL
16 2 (0.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 104 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 52 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.98%) MSBuild
5 6 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.62%) NUnit
7 3 (0.37%) MSTest
8 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.12%) JIRA
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.12%) Calabash
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Appium
General
1 75 (9.23%) Finance
2 32 (3.94%) Advertising
3 23 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.46%) Publishing
5 14 (1.72%) Banking
5 14 (1.72%) Retail
5 14 (1.72%) Law
6 11 (1.35%) Marketing
7 8 (0.98%) Legal
8 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 385 (47.36%) Developer
2 289 (35.55%) SharePoint Developer
3 130 (15.99%) Architect
4 111 (13.65%) Consultant
5 98 (12.05%) SharePoint Consultant
6 69 (8.49%) Analyst
7 61 (7.50%) SharePoint Architect
8 40 (4.92%) Technical Architect
9 38 (4.67%) Administrator
10 36 (4.43%) SharePoint Administrator
11 32 (3.94%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.94%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.20%) Front-End Developer
13 21 (2.58%) .NET Developer
13 21 (2.58%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (2.21%) SharePoint Project Manager
15 17 (2.09%) C# Developer
15 17 (2.09%) Senior Developer
16 15 (1.85%) SharePoint Specialist
16 15 (1.85%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (36.41%) .NET
2 238 (29.27%) HTML
3 229 (28.17%) CSS
4 145 (17.84%) ASP.NET
5 129 (15.87%) jQuery
6 71 (8.73%) HTML5
7 49 (6.03%) .NET Framework
8 48 (5.90%) XML
9 40 (4.92%) Web Services
10 39 (4.80%) Application Packaging
11 32 (3.94%) WCF
11 32 (3.94%) CSS3
12 31 (3.81%) REST
13 30 (3.69%) Ajax
14 26 (3.20%) AngularJS
15 19 (2.34%) XSLT
16 17 (2.09%) XHTML
17 15 (1.85%) RESTful
17 15 (1.85%) ExpressJS
18 13 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.89%) User Experience
2 42 (5.17%) Clustering
3 28 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.21%) PKI
5 17 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (1.72%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.11%) Taxonomies
11 8 (0.98%) PMI
12 7 (0.86%) NHS
12 7 (0.86%) Open Source
12 7 (0.86%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.86%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.74%) RIA
14 5 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.62%) W3C
14 5 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (10.58%) Windows
2 39 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.60%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.74%) Linux
7 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.37%) Android
9 2 (0.25%) UNIX
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (17.96%) Migration
2 114 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (11.81%) CRM
4 54 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 53 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (6.03%) Project Management
8 43 (5.29%) Workflow
9 36 (4.43%) MVC
10 33 (4.06%) Content Management
11 31 (3.81%) Document Management
12 30 (3.69%) ITIL
13 27 (3.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 26 (3.20%) Business Analysis
15 24 (2.95%) Web Development
15 24 (2.95%) Scrum
16 23 (2.83%) Change Management
17 22 (2.71%) PRINCE2
18 19 (2.34%) Configuration Management
18 19 (2.34%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 258 (31.73%) C#
2 226 (27.80%) JavaScript
3 174 (21.40%) SQL
4 81 (9.96%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.35%) VB
5 11 (1.35%) C
6 9 (1.11%) VBA
7 8 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 7 (0.86%) VBScript
9 6 (0.74%) Java
9 6 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (0.62%) PHP
11 4 (0.49%) C++
12 3 (0.37%) Perl
13 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.12%) R
14 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.12%) Python
14 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 53 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 50 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (3.20%) Degree
5 24 (2.95%) VCP4
6 20 (2.46%) MCSE
7 10 (1.23%) MCP
8 9 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.86%) MCSA
11 6 (0.74%) MCITP
11 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.37%) ISEB
12 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.25%) MCPD
13 2 (0.25%) MCTS
13 2 (0.25%) CCNA
13 2 (0.25%) CCDA
13 2 (0.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.72%) SLA
2 8 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.90%) Hyper-V
3 15 (1.85%) UAG
4 11 (1.35%) XenApp
5 9 (1.11%) vSphere
6 8 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.25%) XenServer
9 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (2.21%) SCCM
2 10 (1.23%) SCOM
3 4 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.12%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 291 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.32%) VMware
3 19 (2.34%) Citrix
4 16 (1.97%) Oracle
5 15 (1.85%) Nintex
6 13 (1.60%) HP
6 13 (1.60%) Lotus
7 8 (0.98%) MobileIron
8 7 (0.86%) F5
8 7 (0.86%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.74%) SAP
9 6 (0.74%) Telerik
10 5 (0.62%) Open Text
10 5 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.49%) Juniper
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco
11 4 (0.49%) Vignette
11 4 (0.49%) Remedy
12 3 (0.37%) Thunderhead
12 3 (0.37%) Google
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