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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 526 402 385
Rank change year-on-year
-124 -17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 73 170 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 1.86% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 97 71
Average daily rate
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£399 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +124.48%

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
9602 9127 8202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.58% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5769 5480 4671
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 304 406
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -93 67 £400 +9.14% 27
South East -55 35 £388 +7.56% 8
Reading -7 18 £296 -7.50% 2
Berkshire -25 18 £296 -21.06% 4
London -15 17 £368 -0.67% 7
City of London +11 6 £388 +29.16% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 -
Surrey +3 4 £510 +308.00%
South West -18 4 £415 +3.75% 5
West Sussex -19 4 £475 - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £100 -69.25% 1
Scotland -17 3 £384 -6.28%
West Yorkshire -18 3 - - 2
Hampshire -24 3 £275 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire -34 3 - - 2
East Grinstead +1 2 £475 -
Hook -11 2 £275 -24.24%
North West -18 2 £470 +34.28% 2
East Midlands - 2 £475 - 2
North East - 1 £413 -
Northampton - 1 £475 -
Kent - 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Godalming - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 108 (76.60%) SharePoint
2 89 (63.12%) Microsoft
3 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
4 47 (33.33%) Windows
5 46 (32.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 45 (31.91%) MS Excel
7 42 (29.79%) SQL
8 40 (28.37%) .NET
9 37 (26.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
11 31 (21.99%) Security Cleared
12 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (20.57%) C#
13 29 (20.57%) CSS
14 28 (19.86%) HTML
15 27 (19.15%) SC Cleared
16 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
17 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (17.02%) MS Office
18 23 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (13.48%) Web Services
19 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
19 19 (13.48%) VMware
20 18 (12.77%) InfoPath
21 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio
21 17 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (12.06%) PowerShell
22 16 (11.35%) Intranet
22 16 (11.35%) jQuery

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 108 (76.60%) SharePoint
2 46 (32.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 37 (26.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (9.93%) MS Exchange
5 11 (7.80%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (7.80%) IIS
6 7 (4.96%) MS Project Server
7 6 (4.26%) Lync
7 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.84%) CMS
9 3 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (2.13%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.42%) Apache
10 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.42%) Content Management Server
10 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 45 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.02%) MS Office
3 18 (12.77%) InfoPath
4 6 (4.26%) MS Project
5 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.13%) PowerPivot
6 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.42%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.35%) Intranet
1 16 (11.35%) Firewall
2 7 (4.96%) Internet
3 6 (4.26%) SAN
3 6 (4.26%) LAN
3 6 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.55%) SMTP
5 4 (2.84%) WAN
5 4 (2.84%) Extranet
6 3 (2.13%) DNS
7 2 (1.42%) VLAN
7 2 (1.42%) DHCP
8 1 (0.71%) VPN
8 1 (0.71%) LDAP
8 1 (0.71%) SMS
8 1 (0.71%) IPsec
8 1 (0.71%) SSH
8 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.67%) PerformancePoint
7 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.84%) IDOL
9 4 (2.84%) OLAP
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.42%) MS Access
12 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.71%) DTS
12 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.09%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.71%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (9.22%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Advertising
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Military
4 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Developer
2 25 (17.73%) Consultant
3 23 (16.31%) Architect
4 19 (13.48%) SharePoint Developer
5 18 (12.77%) SharePoint Consultant
6 15 (10.64%) Administrator
7 14 (9.93%) SharePoint Architect
8 11 (7.80%) Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) SharePoint Administrator
10 8 (5.67%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.26%) Change Manager
13 5 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (3.55%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
14 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 4 (2.84%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
15 3 (2.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 3 (2.13%) Portfolio Manager
15 3 (2.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.37%) .NET
2 29 (20.57%) CSS
3 28 (19.86%) HTML
4 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET
4 19 (13.48%) Web Services
5 16 (11.35%) jQuery
6 14 (9.93%) XML
7 10 (7.09%) XSLT
8 9 (6.38%) .NET Framework
8 9 (6.38%) Application Packaging
9 8 (5.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 7 (4.96%) XSL
11 6 (4.26%) WCF
12 5 (3.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.84%) REST
13 4 (2.84%) WPF
14 3 (2.13%) Ajax
14 3 (2.13%) XHTML
14 3 (2.13%) Middleware
14 3 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.96%) Taxonomies
4 5 (3.55%) PKI
4 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.84%) Clustering
6 3 (2.13%) Replication
6 3 (2.13%) Blog
6 3 (2.13%) Open Source
6 3 (2.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.42%) User Experience
7 2 (1.42%) VLE
8 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.71%) Psychology
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.33%) Windows
2 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.09%) Linux
6 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.84%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.13%) UNIX
9 2 (1.42%) Solaris
9 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (11.35%) Migration
3 13 (9.22%) Workflow
3 13 (9.22%) CRM
4 11 (7.80%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
5 10 (7.09%) ITIL
5 10 (7.09%) Content Management
6 9 (6.38%) Project Management
6 9 (6.38%) Information Architecture
7 7 (4.96%) Programme Management
7 7 (4.96%) B2B
7 7 (4.96%) MVC
8 6 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (3.55%) Web Development
9 5 (3.55%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.55%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.84%) Change Management
10 4 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) SQL
2 29 (20.57%) C#
3 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.06%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.93%) VB
6 11 (7.80%) VBScript
7 7 (4.96%) Java
8 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.55%) VBA
9 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) C++
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
11 1 (0.71%) R
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (21.99%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.09%) Degree
4 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.55%) MCSE
6 4 (2.84%) MCITP
7 3 (2.13%) MCTS
8 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.71%) MCT
9 1 (0.71%) ISEB
9 1 (0.71%) MCPD
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.55%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.55%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (9.22%) SCCM
2 12 (8.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.55%) ARCserve
5 4 (2.84%) SCOM
6 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.71%) WSUS
7 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.71%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.71%) SCSM
7 1 (0.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 89 (63.12%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.48%) VMware
3 15 (10.64%) Oracle
4 11 (7.80%) Citrix
5 10 (7.09%) Borland
6 6 (4.26%) McAfee
7 5 (3.55%) Symantec
7 5 (3.55%) HP
7 5 (3.55%) Altiris
7 5 (3.55%) CA
8 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.13%) Sitecore
9 3 (2.13%) Meridio
9 3 (2.13%) Lotus
10 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.42%) Brocade
10 2 (1.42%) Cisco
10 2 (1.42%) Sun
11 1 (0.71%) Veritas
11 1 (0.71%) Sybase
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