The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 464 398 368
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -30
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 108 169 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 1.94% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 132
Average daily rate
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£350 £378 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £354
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -65.98%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9349 8698 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.61% 17.10% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5537 4928 5476
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
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% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 440 444
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -49 101 £350 -12.50% 47
South East -40 34 £313 -26.47% 4
London 0 27 £375 -11.76% 16
Reading -4 25 £313 -28.57% 1
Berkshire -23 25 £313 -26.47% 1
West Midlands 0 12 £331 +1.92% 11
North West -4 10 £375 - 4
East of England -24 8 £450 +20.00% 5
City of London +15 6 £425 +3.03% 9
Lancashire - 6 £363 -
Coventry - 6 £283 - 3
West Yorkshire +3 5 £350 +19.14% 6
Yorkshire -2 5 £350 +19.14% 6
Hampshire -8 5 £386 -3.79%
South West -28 5 £363 -0.68% 1
Leeds +5 4 £350 +27.27% 5
Manchester 0 3 £375 - 4
Milton Keynes +2 2 £233 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £233 - 1
Scotland -25 2 £163 -54.69% 1
Essex - 2 £450 - 1
Basingstoke +16 1 £373 -
West Sussex 0 1 £475 +39.70%
Oxfordshire 0 1 - -
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 £325 - 6
Bedfordshire -16 1 £400 - 3
Colchester - 1 £450 -
Dorset - 1 £350 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 260 (85.81%) SharePoint
2 147 (48.51%) Microsoft
3 132 (43.56%) SQL Server
4 124 (40.92%) .NET
5 116 (38.28%) Security Cleared
6 114 (37.62%) Windows
7 107 (35.31%) C#
8 101 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 90 (29.70%) SQL
10 88 (29.04%) SC Cleared
11 81 (26.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 79 (26.07%) ASP.NET
13 73 (24.09%) MS Office
14 64 (21.12%) Web Services
15 60 (19.80%) JavaScript
16 57 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 56 (18.48%) IIS
18 54 (17.82%) CSS
18 54 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
19 52 (17.16%) MS Excel
20 51 (16.83%) Migration
21 46 (15.18%) XML
22 45 (14.85%) Visual Studio
22 45 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
23 44 (14.52%) PowerShell
23 44 (14.52%) Workflow
24 42 (13.86%) HTML
24 42 (13.86%) jQuery
25 41 (13.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
25 41 (13.53%) T-SQL

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 260 (85.81%) SharePoint
2 101 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 81 (26.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 56 (18.48%) IIS
5 23 (7.59%) MS Project Server
6 19 (6.27%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (4.62%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.65%) SharePoint Foundation
9 5 (1.65%) Documentum
9 5 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.99%) Lync
11 3 (0.99%) CMS
12 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.66%) Kentico
13 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.33%) Captiva
Applications
1 73 (24.09%) MS Office
2 52 (17.16%) MS Excel
3 38 (12.54%) InfoPath
4 25 (8.25%) MS Project
5 6 (1.98%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) assyst
4 1 (0.33%) Tridion
4 1 (0.33%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.93%) Firewall
2 15 (4.95%) LDAP
3 11 (3.63%) Extranet
3 11 (3.63%) Intranet
4 8 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.98%) Kerberos
5 6 (1.98%) DNS
6 5 (1.65%) Internet
7 4 (1.32%) LAN
8 3 (0.99%) VoIP
8 3 (0.99%) SAN
9 2 (0.66%) SMTP
9 2 (0.66%) VPN
9 2 (0.66%) NAS
9 2 (0.66%) Network Security
10 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.33%) WAN
10 1 (0.33%) DHCP
10 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 57 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 54 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (10.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (9.57%) IDOL
6 24 (7.92%) OLAP
7 16 (5.28%) DTS
8 11 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.97%) PerformancePoint
11 8 (2.64%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.31%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.65%) EDRMS
15 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 26 (8.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.96%) TestDirector
4 11 (3.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (3.63%) WinRunner
5 7 (2.31%) FxCop
5 7 (2.31%) NUnit
6 4 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.66%) JIRA
7 2 (0.66%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) Firebug
8 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 19 (6.27%) Finance
2 11 (3.63%) Publishing
3 6 (1.98%) Legal
3 6 (1.98%) Marketing
4 5 (1.65%) Military
4 5 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (37.95%) Developer
2 94 (31.02%) SharePoint Developer
3 57 (18.81%) Administrator
4 45 (14.85%) SharePoint Administrator
5 38 (12.54%) Consultant
6 33 (10.89%) SharePoint Consultant
7 21 (6.93%) Architect
8 16 (5.28%) Analyst
9 15 (4.95%) Designer
10 13 (4.29%) SharePoint Architect
11 10 (3.30%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.30%) SharePoint Designer
12 8 (2.64%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.64%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (2.64%) Service Manager
12 8 (2.64%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
13 7 (2.31%) Project Manager
14 6 (1.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 5 (1.65%) ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (1.65%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (40.92%) .NET
2 79 (26.07%) ASP.NET
3 64 (21.12%) Web Services
4 54 (17.82%) CSS
5 46 (15.18%) XML
6 42 (13.86%) HTML
6 42 (13.86%) jQuery
7 41 (13.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 40 (13.20%) WCF
9 35 (11.55%) .NET Framework
10 30 (9.90%) XSLT
11 19 (6.27%) Ajax
12 7 (2.31%) REST
12 7 (2.31%) CSS3
12 7 (2.31%) XSL
13 6 (1.98%) WPF
13 6 (1.98%) WF
13 6 (1.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (1.98%) HTML5
14 5 (1.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.96%) Clustering
3 11 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.97%) Taxonomies
5 6 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.98%) Blog
6 5 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.32%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.99%) AS400
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.66%) Open Source
10 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.33%) iPhone
10 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.33%) CMDB
10 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (37.62%) Windows
2 45 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (5.28%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.63%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.31%) AIX
8 5 (1.65%) UNIX
9 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.66%) Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.83%) Migration
2 44 (14.52%) Workflow
3 33 (10.89%) Web Development
4 29 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (8.58%) Project Management
6 17 (5.61%) Document Management
6 17 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.28%) Information Management
8 15 (4.95%) Release Management
8 15 (4.95%) ITIL
9 14 (4.62%) CRM
9 14 (4.62%) OO
10 13 (4.29%) Incident Management
10 13 (4.29%) Content Management
11 12 (3.96%) Change Management
11 12 (3.96%) Business Analysis
12 11 (3.63%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (3.63%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.30%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 107 (35.31%) C#
2 90 (29.70%) SQL
3 60 (19.80%) JavaScript
4 44 (14.52%) PowerShell
5 41 (13.53%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.97%) VB
7 7 (2.31%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.31%) C
8 6 (1.98%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.98%) Lua
9 4 (1.32%) VBA
9 4 (1.32%) XPath
10 3 (0.99%) Java
11 2 (0.66%) ABAP
11 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.66%) Korn
12 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.33%) X++
12 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 116 (38.28%) Security Cleared
2 88 (29.04%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (6.93%) DV Cleared
5 16 (5.28%) ISEB
6 14 (4.62%) Degree
7 12 (3.96%) MCITP
7 12 (3.96%) MCTS
8 9 (2.97%) MCSE
9 4 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.99%) PMP
10 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.99%) MCP
11 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.66%) CCA
11 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.66%) CCNP
11 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.91%) SLA
2 5 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 41 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.28%) ISA Server
3 11 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.99%) XenApp
5 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.30%) SCCM
3 7 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.31%) SCOM
3 7 (2.31%) Netcool
3 7 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.66%) SCSM
4 2 (0.66%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 147 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.57%) Citrix
3 24 (7.92%) Meridio
4 16 (5.28%) VMware
5 13 (4.29%) Barracuda Networks
6 12 (3.96%) Oracle
7 10 (3.30%) HP
8 7 (2.31%) Google
8 7 (2.31%) Veritas
8 7 (2.31%) McAfee
9 6 (1.98%) EMC
9 6 (1.98%) Adobe
10 5 (1.65%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.65%) Cisco
10 5 (1.65%) SAP
11 4 (1.32%) NetApp
11 4 (1.32%) CA
12 3 (0.99%) Nintex
12 3 (0.99%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.99%) Kofax
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