The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 540 453 394
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -59
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 63 133 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 1.39% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 67 90
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£338 £350 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £287 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £458 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £367
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00

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
10116 9593 8669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.36% 17.86% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6402 5773 4856
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 367 434
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 -88 51 £350 - 24
London -11 21 £350 +3.70% 7
Scotland +12 10 £316 +94.01% 2
South East -56 10 £485 +55.20% 8
East of England -6 8 £300 -33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £325 -31.57%
Edinburgh - 6 £315 - 2
Hampshire -1 5 £520 +34.62% 2
South West -5 5 £180 -48.57% 2
City of London -11 5 £338 - 3
Reading -19 4 £425 +36.00%
Berkshire -24 4 £425 +36.00% 1
Bristol - 4 £180 - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £325 -
Winchester - 3 £525 -
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 1
Cambridge -6 2 £313 -30.55%
West Yorkshire -10 2 - - 1
Essex -10 2 £200 -55.55%
Yorkshire -24 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 £475 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £475 - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +5 1 £200 -50.00%
Wiltshire -6 1 £400 +23.07%
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Leeds -25 1 - - 1
Corsham - 1 £400 -
Erskine - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £388 -

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 109 (76.76%) SharePoint
2 83 (58.45%) Microsoft
3 55 (38.73%) SQL Server
4 46 (32.39%) Windows
5 39 (27.46%) MS Excel
6 37 (26.06%) .NET
6 37 (26.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (25.35%) SQL
8 32 (22.54%) Security Cleared
9 28 (19.72%) HTML
10 26 (18.31%) Active Directory
10 26 (18.31%) C#
10 26 (18.31%) CSS
11 25 (17.61%) InfoPath
11 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (16.90%) SC Cleared
12 24 (16.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
13 23 (16.20%) MS Exchange
14 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (14.79%) MS Office
16 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET
17 18 (12.68%) Office 365
18 17 (11.97%) Web Services
18 17 (11.97%) Firewall
18 17 (11.97%) Finance
19 16 (11.27%) VMware
19 16 (11.27%) Visual Studio
19 16 (11.27%) ITIL
19 16 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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
1 109 (76.76%) SharePoint
2 37 (26.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (16.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (16.20%) MS Exchange
5 11 (7.75%) IIS
6 10 (7.04%) Lync
6 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (4.23%) MS Project Server
9 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.82%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.11%) Apache
11 3 (2.11%) CMS
12 2 (1.41%) JBoss
12 2 (1.41%) Mule
12 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.70%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (27.46%) MS Excel
2 25 (17.61%) InfoPath
3 21 (14.79%) MS Office
4 9 (6.34%) MS Project
5 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.82%) PowerPivot
6 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.68%) Office 365
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) Firewall
2 13 (9.15%) Intranet
3 9 (6.34%) SAN
4 7 (4.93%) SMTP
5 6 (4.23%) LAN
5 6 (4.23%) HTTP
5 6 (4.23%) DNS
5 6 (4.23%) Internet
6 4 (2.82%) WAN
6 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.82%) DHCP
7 3 (2.11%) VPN
7 3 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.41%) SSH
8 2 (1.41%) VLAN
8 2 (1.41%) Extranet
8 2 (1.41%) SSL
9 1 (0.70%) SMS
9 1 (0.70%) VoIP
9 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (38.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.23%) PerformancePoint
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.82%) OLAP
7 4 (2.82%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.41%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.70%) IDOL
10 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (4.23%) Subversion
2 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.52%) StarTeam
3 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.70%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.70%) NUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.70%) MSTest
5 1 (0.70%) Moq
General
1 17 (11.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.11%) Advertising
3 2 (1.41%) Publishing
3 2 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Military
4 1 (0.70%) Local Government
4 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (19.72%) Developer
2 21 (14.79%) Architect
2 21 (14.79%) Consultant
3 20 (14.08%) Administrator
4 16 (11.27%) Analyst
4 16 (11.27%) SharePoint Developer
5 13 (9.15%) SharePoint Administrator
6 11 (7.75%) SharePoint Architect
7 10 (7.04%) SharePoint Consultant
8 7 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.23%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.52%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.82%) SharePoint Specialist
12 3 (2.11%) Integration Engineer
12 3 (2.11%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (2.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.06%) .NET
2 28 (19.72%) HTML
3 26 (18.31%) CSS
4 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET
5 17 (11.97%) Web Services
6 15 (10.56%) jQuery
7 13 (9.15%) XML
8 10 (7.04%) Application Packaging
9 9 (6.34%) XSLT
9 9 (6.34%) Middleware
10 8 (5.63%) WCF
11 7 (4.93%) XSL
12 4 (2.82%) J2EE
12 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 2 (1.41%) Spring
14 2 (1.41%) WPF
14 2 (1.41%) HTML5
14 2 (1.41%) Entity Framework
14 2 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.23%) Taxonomies
4 5 (3.52%) PKI
5 4 (2.82%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.11%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.11%) User Experience
7 2 (1.41%) Blog
7 2 (1.41%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.70%) Psychology
8 1 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.39%) Windows
2 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.34%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.93%) Linux
6 6 (4.23%) UNIX
7 4 (2.82%) Solaris
8 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.70%) AIX
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.27%) ITIL
2 15 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (9.86%) Migration
4 10 (7.04%) Workflow
4 10 (7.04%) Content Management
4 10 (7.04%) CRM
5 9 (6.34%) SDLC
6 8 (5.63%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.93%) Information Management
7 7 (4.93%) Information Architecture
8 6 (4.23%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.23%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.23%) B2B
8 6 (4.23%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.52%) Project Management
9 5 (3.52%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.82%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.82%) Logistics
10 4 (2.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.35%) SQL
2 26 (18.31%) C#
3 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.86%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.04%) VB
6 7 (4.93%) VBA
6 7 (4.93%) Java
7 5 (3.52%) C
7 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.52%) VBScript
8 3 (2.11%) PHP
8 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.41%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.04%) Degree
4 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.41%) MCITP
6 2 (1.41%) MCPD
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PMP
7 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CCVP
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.70%) MCTS
7 1 (0.70%) MCP
7 1 (0.70%) MCT
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) P3O
4 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (18.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.93%) XenDesktop
4 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) ARCserve
1 7 (4.93%) SCCM
2 6 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.52%) SCOM
4 3 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.70%) Netcool
6 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 83 (58.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) VMware
3 13 (9.15%) Oracle
4 12 (8.45%) Citrix
5 8 (5.63%) HP
6 7 (4.93%) CA
6 7 (4.93%) Altiris
6 7 (4.93%) Symantec
7 6 (4.23%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.52%) Borland
9 4 (2.82%) Cisco
9 4 (2.82%) SAP
9 4 (2.82%) Sun
10 3 (2.11%) McAfee
11 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.41%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.41%) Cognos
11 2 (1.41%) GoldenSource
11 2 (1.41%) Meridio
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