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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 517 408 389
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 77 195 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 2.02% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 104 80
Average daily rate
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£373 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.54%
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
10151 9676 8512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.52% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6162 5939 4805
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 314 420
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £19.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -103 69 £375 +7.14% 25
London -28 22 £381 +8.92% 11
South East -43 21 £413 +15.54% 4
South West -15 8 £381 +1.66% 3
Reading -16 8 £425 +48.47% 1
Berkshire -31 8 £425 +41.66% 3
City of London +5 7 £525 +58.49% 4
East of England +24 6 £263 -29.53%
Wiltshire +14 6 £381 +17.30%
Yorkshire -26 6 - - 3
Corsham - 6 £381 -
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £325 +7.43%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £375 -
Milton Keynes 0 5 £375 -
West Yorkshire -15 5 - - 3
Surrey +1 4 £510 +292.30% 1
Scotland -5 4 £384 -5.71% 1
Wakefield - 4 - - 1
Staines - 4 £510 -
Huntingdon - 3 £325 -
Erskine -7 2 £384 -5.13%
Renfrewshire -7 2 £384 -5.13%
West Midlands -18 2 - - 1
West Sussex -20 2 £370 -22.10%
Hampshire -23 2 - -
North West -24 2 £470 +34.28% 3
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
East Grinstead +4 1 £475 -
Bristol +3 1 £265 - 1
Luton +1 1 £200 -52.94%

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 111 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 89 (60.14%) Microsoft
3 50 (33.78%) SQL Server
4 49 (33.11%) Windows
5 42 (28.38%) MS Excel
6 41 (27.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 38 (25.68%) SQL
8 37 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 35 (23.65%) .NET
10 31 (20.95%) Security Cleared
11 30 (20.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 30 (20.27%) HTML
12 29 (19.59%) CSS
12 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (17.57%) SC Cleared
15 25 (16.89%) C#
15 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
16 23 (15.54%) InfoPath
17 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (14.19%) MS Office
18 20 (13.51%) MS Exchange
18 20 (13.51%) VMware
18 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (12.84%) Firewall
19 19 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (11.49%) Intranet
20 17 (11.49%) Web Services
20 17 (11.49%) Oracle
20 17 (11.49%) Windows 7

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 111 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 41 (27.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (20.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (13.51%) MS Exchange
5 13 (8.78%) IIS
6 9 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.41%) Lync
8 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.73%) MS Project Server
9 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (3.38%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.70%) CMS
10 4 (2.70%) Apache
11 3 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (2.03%) JBoss
12 2 (1.35%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 42 (28.38%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.54%) InfoPath
3 21 (14.19%) MS Office
4 8 (5.41%) MS Project
5 4 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.35%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) Office 365
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.84%) Firewall
2 17 (11.49%) Intranet
3 9 (6.08%) LAN
4 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.73%) Internet
5 7 (4.73%) SAN
6 6 (4.05%) DNS
6 6 (4.05%) WAN
7 5 (3.38%) SMTP
8 4 (2.70%) DHCP
8 4 (2.70%) Extranet
9 3 (2.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.03%) SSL
9 3 (2.03%) VPN
9 3 (2.03%) SSH
10 2 (1.35%) VLAN
11 1 (0.68%) SMS
11 1 (0.68%) VoIP
11 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.08%) PerformancePoint
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.35%) OLAP
10 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.68%) MySQL
11 1 (0.68%) MS Access
11 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.76%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.35%) Subversion
4 2 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.68%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Advertising
3 3 (2.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (16.89%) Developer
1 25 (16.89%) Consultant
2 24 (16.22%) Architect
3 17 (11.49%) SharePoint Consultant
3 17 (11.49%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Administrator
4 15 (10.14%) SharePoint Architect
5 13 (8.78%) Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) SharePoint Administrator
7 7 (4.73%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.73%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Change Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (2.70%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
11 3 (2.03%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
11 3 (2.03%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.65%) .NET
2 30 (20.27%) HTML
3 29 (19.59%) CSS
4 17 (11.49%) Web Services
5 16 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 15 (10.14%) jQuery
7 14 (9.46%) Application Packaging
8 12 (8.11%) XSLT
9 10 (6.76%) Middleware
9 10 (6.76%) XML
10 9 (6.08%) XSL
11 6 (4.05%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.05%) J2EE
12 5 (3.38%) WCF
13 4 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 4 (2.70%) Entity Framework
13 4 (2.70%) REST
14 3 (2.03%) WPF
15 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
15 2 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Taxonomies
3 7 (4.73%) PKI
3 7 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.70%) Clustering
5 4 (2.70%) Open Source
5 4 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
6 3 (2.03%) Blog
6 3 (2.03%) Replication
7 2 (1.35%) VLE
7 2 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Psychology
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.11%) Windows
2 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (11.49%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.78%) Linux
6 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.38%) UNIX
7 5 (3.38%) Solaris
7 5 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (10.14%) ITIL
3 14 (9.46%) Migration
3 14 (9.46%) Content Management
4 13 (8.78%) CRM
5 12 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.43%) Workflow
6 11 (7.43%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.76%) Information Architecture
8 9 (6.08%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.08%) Information Management
8 9 (6.08%) B2B
9 8 (5.41%) Project Management
10 6 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.05%) Network Management
10 6 (4.05%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (3.38%) Release Management
11 5 (3.38%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.38%) Programme Management
11 5 (3.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.68%) SQL
2 25 (16.89%) C#
2 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.11%) VB
5 10 (6.76%) VBScript
6 9 (6.08%) Java
7 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.70%) PHP
8 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.03%) VBA
9 2 (1.35%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) R
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.11%) Degree
5 5 (3.38%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.38%) MCSE
6 4 (2.70%) MCITP
7 3 (2.03%) MCTS
8 2 (1.35%) MCPD
8 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.68%) MCT
9 1 (0.68%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) PMP
9 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) P3O
4 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.38%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.68%) UAG
5 1 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (8.11%) SCCM
2 6 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.38%) SCOM
3 5 (3.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.38%) ARCserve
4 3 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.68%) SCSM
5 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) Netcool
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.51%) VMware
3 17 (11.49%) Oracle
4 13 (8.78%) Citrix
5 10 (6.76%) Borland
6 6 (4.05%) HP
6 6 (4.05%) McAfee
7 5 (3.38%) Symantec
7 5 (3.38%) Sun
7 5 (3.38%) CA
7 5 (3.38%) Altiris
8 4 (2.70%) Cisco
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.70%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.03%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.35%) Brocade
10 2 (1.35%) Meridio
10 2 (1.35%) Cognos
11 1 (0.68%) Talend
11 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
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