The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation over the 3 months to 10 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 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank 580 561 571
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.043% 0.023% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £325 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9282 8726 9503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.42% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5524 4935 5272
Average daily rate £375 £370 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 456 441
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

SharePoint Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Foundation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Trend

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

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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 -15 4 £400 +23.07% 6
London - 4 £400 - 2

SharePoint Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) XSLT
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Content Management
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Workflow
6 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) Ajax
7 2 (25.00%) Silverlight

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CAML
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
1 3 (37.50%) Content Management
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft