The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 402 373 329
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -44
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 189 174 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.96% 2.10% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 78 176
Average daily rate £363 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £32.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.54% +89.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -60 169 £350 - 68
South East 0 56 £335 -12.48% 12
London -31 53 £350 +3.70% 27
Berkshire +2 32 £300 -21.56% 7
South West -8 27 £375 +20.00% 5
Reading +6 23 £286 -25.16% 2
City of London -11 20 £331 -5.49% 12
Hampshire +11 15 £360 -2.70%
Scotland -21 14 £408 +10.13%
Yorkshire -10 13 £310 - 4
West Midlands -13 9 £238 -28.22% 6
West Yorkshire - 8 £300 -
Leeds - 8 £300 -
North West -10 7 £350 - 4
Surrey -8 5 £125 -68.75% 2
East of England -26 4 £373 +49.74% 7
Bracknell - 4 - - 2
Aberdeen +4 3 £425 +13.33%
Cheshire -10 3 - - 1
Bristol -11 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 3
Glasgow 0 2 £399 +10.76%
Birmingham -9 2 - - 2
Cambridge - 2 £303 -
Harrogate - 2 - - 2
Luton - 2 £425 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 2 £303 -
Basingstoke +14 1 - -
Coventry -10 1 - - 4

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 294 (86.22%) SharePoint
2 197 (57.77%) Microsoft
3 167 (48.97%) Security Cleared
4 151 (44.28%) .NET
5 146 (42.82%) SQL Server
6 139 (40.76%) Windows
7 132 (38.71%) SC Cleared
8 113 (33.14%) C#
9 104 (30.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 93 (27.27%) SQL
11 89 (26.10%) MS Office
12 76 (22.29%) XML
13 73 (21.41%) MS Excel
14 70 (20.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 69 (20.23%) ASP.NET
16 68 (19.94%) Migration
17 62 (18.18%) Web Services
18 61 (17.89%) JavaScript
19 60 (17.60%) IIS
19 60 (17.60%) Workflow
20 58 (17.01%) Windows Server 2003
20 58 (17.01%) .NET Framework
21 51 (14.96%) Visual Studio
21 51 (14.96%) SQL Server 2008
22 50 (14.66%) CSS
22 50 (14.66%) Active Directory
23 49 (14.37%) SQL Server 2005
24 45 (13.20%) PowerShell
24 45 (13.20%) T-SQL
25 43 (12.61%) HTML

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 294 (86.22%) SharePoint
2 104 (30.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 70 (20.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 60 (17.60%) IIS
5 43 (12.61%) MS Project Server
6 16 (4.69%) MS Exchange
7 12 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.35%) SharePoint Foundation
9 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.88%) Lync
12 2 (0.59%) Papyrus
12 2 (0.59%) Kentico
12 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.29%) Captiva
13 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 89 (26.10%) MS Office
2 73 (21.41%) MS Excel
3 42 (12.32%) InfoPath
4 35 (10.26%) MS Project
5 8 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.76%) PowerPivot
6 6 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.59%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) Exstream
5 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.52%) Office 365
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.92%) Intranet
2 20 (5.87%) Internet
3 18 (5.28%) Firewall
4 9 (2.64%) Extranet
4 9 (2.64%) LDAP
5 6 (1.76%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.47%) DNS
7 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.17%) VPN
8 3 (0.88%) LAN
8 3 (0.88%) VoIP
9 2 (0.59%) SAN
10 1 (0.29%) Network Security
10 1 (0.29%) NAS
10 1 (0.29%) VLAN
10 1 (0.29%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.29%) DHCP
10 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.29%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (42.82%) SQL Server
2 51 (14.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (14.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (8.50%) OLAP
6 27 (7.92%) IDOL
7 23 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.23%) EDRMS
10 11 (3.23%) DTS
11 10 (2.93%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (2.93%) PerformancePoint
12 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.88%) MS Access
15 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
17 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (14.96%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.99%) TestDirector
4 14 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (4.11%) WinRunner
5 6 (1.76%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.59%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) FxCop
8 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.29%) Firebug
8 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.29%) NUnit
8 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.29%) Subversion
8 1 (0.29%) Introscope
General
1 21 (6.16%) Finance
2 9 (2.64%) Publishing
3 5 (1.47%) Marketing
3 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.17%) Military
4 4 (1.17%) Legal
5 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.59%) Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (31.09%) Developer
2 84 (24.63%) SharePoint Developer
3 63 (18.48%) Administrator
4 56 (16.42%) Consultant
5 48 (14.08%) SharePoint Consultant
6 47 (13.78%) SharePoint Administrator
7 25 (7.33%) Architect
8 20 (5.87%) Designer
8 20 (5.87%) Analyst
9 18 (5.28%) SharePoint Architect
10 15 (4.40%) Test Analyst
11 10 (2.93%) Applications Manager
11 10 (2.93%) SharePoint Designer
12 9 (2.64%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
12 9 (2.64%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (2.35%) Solutions Designer
13 8 (2.35%) Server Engineer
13 8 (2.35%) Project Engineer
13 8 (2.35%) UI Developer
14 7 (2.05%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (44.28%) .NET
2 76 (22.29%) XML
3 69 (20.23%) ASP.NET
4 62 (18.18%) Web Services
5 58 (17.01%) .NET Framework
6 50 (14.66%) CSS
7 43 (12.61%) HTML
7 43 (12.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 42 (12.32%) jQuery
9 35 (10.26%) XSLT
10 28 (8.21%) Ajax
11 27 (7.92%) WCF
12 12 (3.52%) SOAP
13 10 (2.93%) XHTML
13 10 (2.93%) WSDL
13 10 (2.93%) CSS3
14 9 (2.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (2.64%) HTML5
15 8 (2.35%) Sass
16 7 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.81%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.52%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.52%) Taxonomies
3 11 (3.23%) NHS
3 11 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 11 (3.23%) Clustering
4 8 (2.35%) Web 2.0
5 7 (2.05%) Open Source
6 6 (1.76%) AS400
7 5 (1.47%) Blog
7 5 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.59%) CMDB
9 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 139 (40.76%) Windows
2 58 (17.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (8.50%) Windows XP
5 21 (6.16%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.93%) AIX
7 5 (1.47%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.17%) UNIX
8 4 (1.17%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (19.94%) Migration
2 60 (17.60%) Workflow
3 42 (12.32%) Project Management
4 33 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (8.80%) ITIL
6 29 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (6.16%) SOA
8 19 (5.57%) Information Management
9 18 (5.28%) Web Development
10 17 (4.99%) MVC
11 16 (4.69%) OO
12 14 (4.11%) Test Scripting
13 13 (3.81%) CRM
13 13 (3.81%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.52%) Service Management
14 12 (3.52%) ETL
14 12 (3.52%) Incident Management
15 11 (3.23%) Change Management
15 11 (3.23%) Document Management
16 10 (2.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (33.14%) C#
2 93 (27.27%) SQL
3 61 (17.89%) JavaScript
4 45 (13.20%) PowerShell
4 45 (13.20%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.28%) VB
6 12 (3.52%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.93%) Java
8 8 (2.35%) XPath
9 6 (1.76%) Lua
10 5 (1.47%) VBScript
11 3 (0.88%) C
11 3 (0.88%) VBA
12 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) X++
13 1 (0.29%) Korn
13 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.29%) R
13 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 167 (48.97%) Security Cleared
2 132 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (6.74%) ISEB
5 17 (4.99%) Degree
6 16 (4.69%) DV Cleared
7 15 (4.40%) MCSE
8 12 (3.52%) MCITP
9 10 (2.93%) MCTS
10 6 (1.76%) MCP
11 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.88%) CCNP
13 2 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.59%) CCNA
13 2 (0.59%) CCA
13 2 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.59%) PMP
13 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.29%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.38%) SLA
2 5 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.59%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 50 (14.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.69%) ISA Server
3 6 (1.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (4.99%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (2.93%) Netcool
3 10 (2.93%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.47%) SCOM
5 3 (0.88%) SCSM
6 2 (0.59%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.59%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.59%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.59%) SCCM
6 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 197 (57.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.45%) Citrix
2 22 (6.45%) Meridio
3 18 (5.28%) Oracle
4 13 (3.81%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (2.93%) McAfee
5 10 (2.93%) Veritas
5 10 (2.93%) Adobe
6 9 (2.64%) HP
7 8 (2.35%) VMware
8 6 (1.76%) Cisco
8 6 (1.76%) Google
9 5 (1.47%) Remedy
10 4 (1.17%) CA
11 3 (0.88%) EMC
11 3 (0.88%) NetApp
11 3 (0.88%) Kofax
12 2 (0.59%) SAP
12 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.59%) Dell
Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £470 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Posted: 25 days ago