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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 524 437 386
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -51
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 72 153 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 1.64% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 81 88
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +323.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +340.00%

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
9939 9302 8275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.26% 17.47% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6207 5719 4671
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 319 426
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.79 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 -87 64 £363 +6.61% 28
London -20 26 £381 +12.54% 7
South East -50 13 £485 +55.20% 5
South West +2 11 £275 -21.42% 3
East of England +2 7 £300 -29.41% 6
City of London +1 7 £450 +33.33% 4
Wiltshire +2 6 £381 +17.30%
Corsham - 6 £381 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £325 - 2
Scotland -7 5 £316 -21.91% 1
Hampshire -7 4 £520 +42.56%
Reading -28 4 £425 +36.00%
Berkshire -35 4 £425 +36.00% 1
Surrey - 4 £510 - 4
Bristol - 4 £180 - 1
Yorkshire -21 3 - - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £325 -
Staines - 3 £510 -
Winchester - 3 £525 -
West Yorkshire -14 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £313 - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £316 - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 £200 -52.94%
Renfrewshire +1 1 - -
Luton 0 1 £200 -52.94%
Erskine -2 1 - -
Essex -2 1 £200 -55.55% 2
Leeds -11 1 - - 1

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 114 (73.08%) SharePoint
2 92 (58.97%) Microsoft
3 56 (35.90%) SQL Server
4 49 (31.41%) Windows
5 45 (28.85%) MS Excel
6 43 (27.56%) SQL
7 42 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (22.44%) .NET
9 33 (21.15%) Security Cleared
10 31 (19.87%) HTML
11 30 (19.23%) Active Directory
12 28 (17.95%) CSS
12 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 26 (16.67%) InfoPath
14 26 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
15 25 (16.03%) SC Cleared
16 24 (15.38%) C#
17 21 (13.46%) MS Office
17 21 (13.46%) MS Exchange
18 20 (12.82%) VMware
18 20 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (12.18%) Firewall
19 19 (12.18%) Web Services
19 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (11.54%) Oracle
21 17 (10.90%) Finance
21 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 114 (73.08%) SharePoint
2 42 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (13.46%) MS Exchange
5 12 (7.69%) IIS
6 10 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (5.13%) Lync
9 7 (4.49%) MS Project Server
10 6 (3.85%) WebLogic
10 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.56%) Apache
11 4 (2.56%) CMS
11 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.92%) JBoss
12 3 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (1.28%) Mule
13 2 (1.28%) Content Management Server
14 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 45 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.67%) InfoPath
3 21 (13.46%) MS Office
4 9 (5.77%) MS Project
5 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.56%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.97%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.18%) Firewall
2 16 (10.26%) Intranet
3 9 (5.77%) SAN
4 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.49%) LAN
5 7 (4.49%) SMTP
6 6 (3.85%) DNS
6 6 (3.85%) Internet
7 5 (3.21%) WAN
8 4 (2.56%) DHCP
8 4 (2.56%) HTTP
9 3 (1.92%) SSL
9 3 (1.92%) VPN
9 3 (1.92%) SSH
9 3 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.28%) VLAN
10 2 (1.28%) Extranet
11 1 (0.64%) SMS
11 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.77%) PerformancePoint
4 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.56%) OLAP
7 4 (2.56%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.28%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.64%) IDOL
10 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.13%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.56%) Subversion
4 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.64%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.64%) NUnit
5 1 (0.64%) MSTest
5 1 (0.64%) Moq
5 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (10.90%) Finance
2 4 (2.56%) Advertising
3 3 (1.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Military
5 1 (0.64%) Local Government
5 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (17.31%) Developer
2 25 (16.03%) Architect
3 23 (14.74%) Consultant
4 18 (11.54%) Administrator
5 17 (10.90%) Analyst
6 16 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 15 (9.62%) SharePoint Architect
8 13 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
9 10 (6.41%) SharePoint Administrator
10 8 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.49%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.85%) Change Manager
12 6 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) Applications Developer
14 4 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
14 4 (2.56%) Applications Support
14 4 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
15 3 (1.92%) Portfolio Manager
15 3 (1.92%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.44%) .NET
2 31 (19.87%) HTML
3 28 (17.95%) CSS
4 19 (12.18%) Web Services
5 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET
6 15 (9.62%) Application Packaging
7 14 (8.97%) jQuery
8 13 (8.33%) XML
9 12 (7.69%) Middleware
9 12 (7.69%) XSLT
10 10 (6.41%) XSL
11 7 (4.49%) J2EE
11 7 (4.49%) WCF
12 5 (3.21%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.92%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.92%) REST
13 3 (1.92%) WPF
13 3 (1.92%) Spring
13 3 (1.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 2 (1.28%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.77%) Taxonomies
4 6 (3.85%) PKI
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.92%) User Experience
6 3 (1.92%) Blog
6 3 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.28%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.64%) Psychology
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.41%) Windows
2 27 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (8.97%) Linux
5 13 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.49%) UNIX
7 6 (3.85%) Solaris
8 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.64%) AIX
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (10.26%) ITIL
3 14 (8.97%) Migration
3 14 (8.97%) Content Management
4 13 (8.33%) CRM
5 12 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 12 (7.69%) Workflow
6 10 (6.41%) Information Architecture
7 9 (5.77%) B2B
7 9 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.13%) Project Management
8 8 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.49%) SDLC
9 7 (4.49%) Information Management
10 6 (3.85%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (3.85%) Release Management
11 5 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.21%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (3.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.56%) SQL
2 26 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.38%) C#
4 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.33%) VB
6 10 (6.41%) Java
7 8 (5.13%) VBScript
8 7 (4.49%) VBA
9 5 (3.21%) C
9 5 (3.21%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.56%) PHP
11 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.28%) C++
13 1 (0.64%) Perl
13 1 (0.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) Degree
4 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) MCSE
6 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.28%) MCITP
6 2 (1.28%) MCPD
7 1 (0.64%) MCT
7 1 (0.64%) CCNP
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.64%) CCA
7 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PMP
7 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) P3O
4 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.49%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.21%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.64%) UAG
6 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) SCCM
2 9 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (4.49%) ARCserve
4 6 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.21%) SCOM
6 3 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.64%) Netcool
7 1 (0.64%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.64%) SCSM
7 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) VMware
3 18 (11.54%) Oracle
4 12 (7.69%) Citrix
5 8 (5.13%) Borland
5 8 (5.13%) HP
6 7 (4.49%) Altiris
6 7 (4.49%) CA
6 7 (4.49%) Symantec
7 6 (3.85%) McAfee
7 6 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 6 (3.85%) Sun
8 4 (2.56%) Cisco
8 4 (2.56%) SAP
8 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.92%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.28%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.28%) Cognos
10 2 (1.28%) GoldenSource
10 2 (1.28%) Meridio
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