The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SharePoint Consultant
Rank 502 496 502
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Consultant 104 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 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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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 -9 99 £400 -5.88% 23
London +9 39 £425 - 14
South West -27 17 £400 +23.07%
South East -3 16 £400 -3.03% 3
City of London +30 12 £425 - 4
East of England -25 10 £388 -13.88%
Berkshire +18 9 £405 +1.25% 2
West Midlands -9 8 £375 -16.66% 4
Gloucestershire -13 6 £408 +87.35%
North West -2 4 £388 -
Hertfordshire -23 4 £388 -13.88%
Surrey -1 3 £450 +7.46% 1
Birmingham -9 3 £413 -10.81% 3
Manchester - 3 £325 -
East Midlands +1 2 £405 -
Scotland -12 2 £285 -22.71% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £350 -
Coventry - 2 £325 - 1
Middlesex +3 1 £400 -5.88%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £405 -
Newbury - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £405 -
Dorset - 1 £300 -
Woking - 1 - -
North East - 1 £385 - 1
South Coast - - - -
Poole - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - -

SharePoint Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 197 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 116 (58.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 87 (44.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 67 (34.01%) .NET
5 55 (27.92%) Microsoft
6 49 (24.87%) HTML
7 48 (24.37%) C#
8 46 (23.35%) SQL Server
9 42 (21.32%) CSS
10 39 (19.80%) JavaScript
11 37 (18.78%) Migration
12 36 (18.27%) Windows
13 33 (16.75%) SharePoint Server
13 33 (16.75%) Security Cleared
14 31 (15.74%) jQuery
14 31 (15.74%) Office 365
14 31 (15.74%) ASP.NET
15 30 (15.23%) Intranet
16 28 (14.21%) SQL
16 28 (14.21%) Finance
17 27 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (12.69%) InfoPath
18 25 (12.69%) PowerShell
19 24 (12.18%) SC Cleared
20 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
20 22 (11.17%) Workflow
21 19 (9.64%) Visual Studio
22 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
23 17 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
24 16 (8.12%) CRM

SharePoint Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 197 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 116 (58.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 87 (44.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 33 (16.75%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (5.08%) IIS
6 5 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.02%) Documentum
8 1 (0.51%) Kentico
8 1 (0.51%) Lync
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (12.69%) InfoPath
2 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.55%) MS Office
4 2 (1.02%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.74%) Office 365
2 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.23%) Intranet
2 12 (6.09%) Extranet
3 6 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.05%) DNS
4 2 (1.02%) LAN
4 2 (1.02%) WAN
4 2 (1.02%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.06%) EDRMS
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.51%) NUnit
4 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.51%) FxCop
General
1 28 (14.21%) Finance
2 5 (2.54%) Advertising
2 5 (2.54%) Publishing
3 4 (2.03%) Retail
3 4 (2.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.02%) Legal
4 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (34.01%) .NET
2 49 (24.87%) HTML
3 42 (21.32%) CSS
4 31 (15.74%) ASP.NET
4 31 (15.74%) jQuery
5 16 (8.12%) WCF
5 16 (8.12%) XML
5 16 (8.12%) XSLT
6 11 (5.58%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.55%) XSL
7 7 (3.55%) Web Services
7 7 (3.55%) HTML5
7 7 (3.55%) REST
7 7 (3.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 6 (3.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (3.05%) WF
8 6 (3.05%) Ajax
9 5 (2.54%) Silverlight
10 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.55%) User Experience
2 7 (3.55%) Taxonomies
3 6 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.03%) Blog
5 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.52%) FMCG
5 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.27%) Windows
2 11 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.78%) Migration
2 27 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.17%) Workflow
4 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (8.12%) CRM
6 12 (6.09%) Document Management
7 11 (5.58%) Change Management
8 10 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.08%) MVC
8 10 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.57%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.06%) Information Architecture
11 7 (3.55%) Project Management
11 7 (3.55%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.55%) Content Management
11 7 (3.55%) Information Management
12 5 (2.54%) Service Management
12 5 (2.54%) ERP
12 5 (2.54%) ITIL
12 5 (2.54%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.37%) C#
2 39 (19.80%) JavaScript
3 28 (14.21%) SQL
4 25 (12.69%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.54%) C++
5 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (16.75%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.18%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.09%) Degree
5 7 (3.55%) MCTS
6 6 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.03%) MCITP
7 4 (2.03%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (2.03%) MCSA
8 2 (1.02%) MCSD
8 2 (1.02%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) IAG
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.05%) Nintex
3 5 (2.54%) VMware
4 4 (2.03%) Citrix
5 2 (1.02%) Remedy
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle
6 1 (0.51%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
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