The table below looks at the statistics for Windows SharePoint Services skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows SharePoint Services over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS)
Rank 593 553 565
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 19 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.040% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £389 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +38.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £301 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15477 15084 15543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.64% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9697 9556
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Windows SharePoint Services
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Windows SharePoint Services Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows SharePoint Services
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services within the UK.

Windows SharePoint Services Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows SharePoint Services
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows SharePoint Services Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows SharePoint Services
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services within the UK.

Windows SharePoint Services Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows SharePoint Services
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -18 19 £400 +2.82% 9
South East -13 8 £395 -4.24% 1
Berkshire +5 5 - -
London +7 3 £395 -21.00% 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Windows SharePoint Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows SharePoint Services 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 Windows SharePoint Services.

1 58 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 46 (79.31%) Windows
3 41 (70.69%) SQL
3 41 (70.69%) SQL Server
4 38 (65.52%) SharePoint Server
5 34 (58.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (56.90%) Security Cleared
6 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (53.45%) SC Cleared
8 29 (50.00%) .NET
8 29 (50.00%) MS Office
9 28 (48.28%) C#
9 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
10 27 (46.55%) T-SQL
11 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
12 20 (34.48%) Visual Studio
12 20 (34.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (32.76%) Web Services
14 18 (31.03%) LDAP
14 18 (31.03%) OLAP
14 18 (31.03%) DTS
15 16 (27.59%) SLA
15 16 (27.59%) IIS
15 16 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (24.14%) InfoPath
16 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
16 14 (24.14%) XML
16 14 (24.14%) Workflow
17 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008

Windows SharePoint Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows SharePoint Services 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 Windows SharePoint Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 38 (65.52%) SharePoint Server
3 20 (34.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (27.59%) IIS
4 16 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (13.79%) MS Project Server
6 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (1.72%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 29 (50.00%) MS Office
2 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.14%) InfoPath
3 7 (12.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) LDAP
2 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.52%) HTTP
4 8 (13.79%) SMTP
5 3 (5.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (70.69%) SQL Server
2 34 (58.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (31.03%) OLAP
3 18 (31.03%) DTS
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (17.24%) IDOL
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Toad
2 1 (1.72%) NUnit
2 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 33 (56.90%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (13.79%) SharePoint Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Designer
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Designer
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.72%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.76%) Web Services
4 14 (24.14%) XML
5 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.90%) HTML
6 4 (6.90%) XSLT
6 4 (6.90%) CSS
7 3 (5.17%) jQuery
7 3 (5.17%) WCF
8 2 (3.45%) Ajax
9 1 (1.72%) WPF
9 1 (1.72%) WF
9 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (79.31%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Workflow
2 12 (20.69%) Web Development
3 9 (15.52%) Document Management
4 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (13.79%) OO
5 6 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) RUP
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.17%) MSF
8 3 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.45%) Logistics
9 2 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (3.45%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) SQL
2 28 (48.28%) C#
3 27 (46.55%) T-SQL
4 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) Security Cleared
2 31 (53.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
1 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Meridio
3 9 (15.52%) VMware
4 8 (13.79%) Nintex
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle