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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 529 425 375
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -50
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 66 157 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 1.69% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 73 106
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£365 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £354 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
- +126.08%

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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -102 59 £375 -5.06% 26
South East -69 22 £345 -2.47% 10
London +7 21 £400 -21.18% 7
Berkshire -34 10 £300 -29.41% 5
Reading -12 9 £300 -25.14% 3
City of London +8 6 £400 - 5
East of England -14 6 £313 -26.47% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £340 +29.52%
Scotland -15 5 £325 -20.97% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £313 - 3
South West -23 3 £340 -13.92%
Hampshire -32 3 £375 +12.90% 3
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire -9 2 £389 +55.50%
Manchester -16 2 £363 +11.53% 1
North West -18 2 £363 +11.53% 1
West Midlands -20 2 £374 -4.47% 1
Hook -30 2 £301 -8.85%
East Midlands +1 1 - - 3
Surrey -5 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -18 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 169 (87.56%) SharePoint
2 91 (47.15%) .NET
3 84 (43.52%) Microsoft
4 78 (40.41%) SQL Server
5 74 (38.34%) C#
6 67 (34.72%) Windows
7 64 (33.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 60 (31.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 52 (26.94%) ASP.NET
9 52 (26.94%) Security Cleared
10 48 (24.87%) SQL
11 44 (22.80%) JavaScript
12 42 (21.76%) SC Cleared
13 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (18.65%) HTML
14 36 (18.65%) PowerShell
15 35 (18.13%) CSS
15 35 (18.13%) Active Directory
16 31 (16.06%) MS Office
16 31 (16.06%) MS Excel
16 31 (16.06%) WCF
17 30 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (15.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (15.54%) XML
17 30 (15.54%) Visual Studio
18 28 (14.51%) Workflow
19 26 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (12.44%) InfoPath
20 24 (12.44%) XSLT
21 23 (11.92%) Windows SharePoint Services

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 169 (87.56%) SharePoint
2 64 (33.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 60 (31.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (8.29%) IIS
4 16 (8.29%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (6.22%) MS Exchange
6 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.15%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Foundation
8 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.55%) CMS
9 2 (1.04%) Apache
9 2 (1.04%) Content Management Server
9 2 (1.04%) Lync
9 2 (1.04%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 31 (16.06%) MS Office
1 31 (16.06%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.44%) InfoPath
3 7 (3.63%) MS Project
4 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.04%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Tridion
3 1 (0.52%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.29%) Intranet
2 9 (4.66%) SAN
2 9 (4.66%) LAN
3 8 (4.15%) DNS
3 8 (4.15%) Extranet
4 7 (3.63%) SMTP
4 7 (3.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.07%) WAN
6 3 (1.55%) LDAP
7 2 (1.04%) Firewall
7 2 (1.04%) Internet
7 2 (1.04%) DHCP
7 2 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.52%) Network Security
8 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.52%) NAS
8 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (6.74%) IDOL
5 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.63%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (2.59%) OLAP
9 4 (2.07%) MS Access
9 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.55%) DTS
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.04%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (15.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 30 (15.54%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (4.15%) NUnit
4 7 (3.63%) FxCop
5 3 (1.55%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.52%) Toad
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (10.88%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Advertising
3 3 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.04%) Law
4 2 (1.04%) Legal
4 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Military
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (35.23%) Developer
2 58 (30.05%) SharePoint Developer
3 34 (17.62%) Consultant
4 32 (16.58%) SharePoint Consultant
5 24 (12.44%) Administrator
6 20 (10.36%) Architect
7 17 (8.81%) SharePoint Administrator
8 13 (6.74%) SharePoint Architect
9 8 (4.15%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (4.15%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
10 7 (3.63%) SharePoint Specialist
10 7 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.63%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.11%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Analyst
12 5 (2.59%) Senior SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.59%) Designer
13 4 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.07%) Technical Consultant
13 4 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (47.15%) .NET
2 52 (26.94%) ASP.NET
3 36 (18.65%) HTML
4 35 (18.13%) CSS
5 31 (16.06%) WCF
6 30 (15.54%) XML
7 24 (12.44%) XSLT
8 23 (11.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 23 (11.92%) jQuery
9 22 (11.40%) .NET Framework
10 21 (10.88%) Web Services
11 14 (7.25%) Ajax
12 11 (5.70%) Silverlight
13 8 (4.15%) WF
14 7 (3.63%) XSL
15 5 (2.59%) REST
15 5 (2.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (2.59%) JSON
16 4 (2.07%) XHTML
16 4 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.66%) Clustering
4 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.63%) Replication
6 4 (2.07%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (2.07%) User Experience
6 4 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.04%) VLE
8 2 (1.04%) Open Source
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.52%) Blog
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.72%) Windows
2 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.70%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.04%) Linux
7 2 (1.04%) UNIX
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.51%) Workflow
2 26 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (10.36%) Migration
4 17 (8.81%) CRM
5 14 (7.25%) Web Development
5 14 (7.25%) Document Management
6 12 (6.22%) ITIL
6 12 (6.22%) Mentoring
7 11 (5.70%) MVC
8 10 (5.18%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.66%) Information Architecture
10 8 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.15%) Project Management
10 8 (4.15%) Change Control
11 7 (3.63%) Release Management
11 7 (3.63%) OO
11 7 (3.63%) RUP
12 6 (3.11%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.34%) C#
2 48 (24.87%) SQL
3 44 (22.80%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.65%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.88%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.63%) VB
7 6 (3.11%) C++
8 5 (2.59%) Java
8 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.07%) VBScript
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.55%) C
11 2 (1.04%) VBA
11 2 (1.04%) X++
12 1 (0.52%) XPath
12 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (26.94%) Security Cleared
2 42 (21.76%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.66%) Degree
5 6 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.59%) MCSE
7 4 (2.07%) MCTS
7 4 (2.07%) MCSA
8 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.04%) MCITP
9 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 35 (18.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) SCCM
1 7 (3.63%) ARCserve
2 4 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.81%) VMware
3 15 (7.77%) Citrix
4 12 (6.22%) Meridio
5 10 (5.18%) Oracle
6 7 (3.63%) 3PAR
6 7 (3.63%) CA
7 6 (3.11%) Altiris
7 6 (3.11%) HP
7 6 (3.11%) Symantec
8 3 (1.55%) Nintex
8 3 (1.55%) Lotus
8 3 (1.55%) Borland
8 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.55%) Brocade
9 2 (1.04%) AppSense
9 2 (1.04%) SAP
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.52%) LANDesk
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