The first table below looks at the demand for the SharePoint Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SharePoint Consultant
Rank 518 495 496
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Consultant 76 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

SharePoint Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SharePoint Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

SharePoint Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SharePoint Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SharePoint Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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 -20 70 £400 -5.88% 32
London +20 25 £413 -2.94% 13
South East -8 12 £400 +6.66% 1
East of England -14 11 £388 -13.88% 1
South West -20 10 £375 -26.82% 7
City of London +27 7 £425 - 4
West Midlands -24 6 £391 -10.57% 8
Suffolk -14 5 £375 -
Scotland -23 5 £498 +30.49% 4
Hertfordshire +1 4 £388 -13.88%
Bristol -17 4 £375 -25.00% 5
North West -1 3 £300 -
Edinburgh -25 3 £470 +23.27% 4
Manchester -7 2 - -
Surrey -9 2 £335 -29.47%
Gloucestershire -21 2 £406 -22.61% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £388 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
Birmingham -3 1 £475 +11.76% 3
Middlesex -6 1 £400 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £300 - 1
Woking - 1 £335 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -

SharePoint Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SharePoint Consultant in their job title 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 with SharePoint Consultant in their job title.

1 185 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 104 (56.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 87 (47.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 60 (32.43%) .NET
5 58 (31.35%) Microsoft
6 48 (25.95%) SQL Server
7 43 (23.24%) C#
8 36 (19.46%) HTML
9 35 (18.92%) CSS
10 34 (18.38%) JavaScript
10 34 (18.38%) SQL
10 34 (18.38%) Migration
11 33 (17.84%) Windows
12 29 (15.68%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (14.59%) jQuery
13 27 (14.59%) Finance
14 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
14 23 (12.43%) Intranet
14 23 (12.43%) Security Cleared
15 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
16 21 (11.35%) Office 365
17 20 (10.81%) PowerShell
17 20 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (10.27%) SC Cleared
19 18 (9.73%) Active Directory
20 17 (9.19%) CRM
21 16 (8.65%) Visual Studio
22 15 (8.11%) IIS
22 15 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification

SharePoint Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SharePoint Consultant in their job title 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 with SharePoint Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 185 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 104 (56.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 87 (47.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 29 (15.68%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (8.11%) IIS
6 5 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.08%) Documentum
7 2 (1.08%) Kentico
7 2 (1.08%) Lync
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.57%) InfoPath
3 6 (3.24%) MS Office
4 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.35%) Office 365
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.43%) Intranet
2 7 (3.78%) Extranet
3 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.70%) DNS
5 3 (1.62%) HTTP
5 3 (1.62%) LAN
5 3 (1.62%) WAN
6 2 (1.08%) SMTP
6 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.08%) IDOL
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) FxCop
3 1 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 9 (4.86%) Publishing
3 6 (3.24%) Marketing
4 4 (2.16%) Banking
4 4 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.62%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.43%) .NET
2 36 (19.46%) HTML
3 35 (18.92%) CSS
4 27 (14.59%) jQuery
5 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.03%) XML
7 11 (5.95%) WCF
8 10 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 9 (4.86%) XSLT
10 8 (4.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 6 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (2.70%) REST
12 5 (2.70%) Ajax
12 5 (2.70%) XSL
12 5 (2.70%) Web Services
13 4 (2.16%) HTML5
14 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (1.08%) XSD
15 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.70%) Blog
2 5 (2.70%) FMCG
3 4 (2.16%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.62%) Clustering
5 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) Life Science
6 1 (0.54%) Wiki
6 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.84%) Windows
2 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) Migration
2 20 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (9.19%) CRM
4 13 (7.03%) Project Management
4 13 (7.03%) Workflow
4 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.41%) Business Analysis
5 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (4.86%) Change Management
6 9 (4.86%) MVC
7 8 (4.32%) Document Management
8 5 (2.70%) Web Development
8 5 (2.70%) Business Development
8 5 (2.70%) ITIL
8 5 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.16%) Content Management
9 4 (2.16%) B2C
9 4 (2.16%) Service Management
9 4 (2.16%) ERP
9 4 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.24%) C#
2 34 (18.38%) JavaScript
2 34 (18.38%) SQL
3 20 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.16%) Java
5 3 (1.62%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.08%) VB
6 2 (1.08%) Lua
7 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.49%) Degree
5 6 (3.24%) MCTS
6 4 (2.16%) MCITP
7 2 (1.08%) MCPD
7 2 (1.08%) MCSD
8 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (31.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.78%) Nintex
3 5 (2.70%) VMware
4 4 (2.16%) Remedy
4 4 (2.16%) Citrix
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle
5 3 (1.62%) Google
6 2 (1.08%) SAP
6 2 (1.08%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco
7 1 (0.54%) Avaya
7 1 (0.54%) Lotus
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