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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS)
Rank 582 544 521
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 10 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.051% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.068% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £415 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £370
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -16.21%
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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 16 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 24 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 -43 9 £375 -10.71% 3
London +9 3 £300 -45.45%
South East -42 2 £425 +37.09% 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
East of England - - - -

Windows SharePoint Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 22 (70.97%) SharePoint Server
3 21 (67.74%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 16 (51.61%) .NET
6 15 (48.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (45.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (45.16%) C#
8 13 (41.94%) SQL
8 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
9 12 (38.71%) MS Office
10 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
11 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
12 9 (29.03%) CSS
12 9 (29.03%) XML
12 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
12 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
12 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
13 8 (25.81%) HTML
13 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
13 8 (25.81%) IIS
13 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (22.58%) Web Services
14 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
14 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (22.58%) InfoPath
14 7 (22.58%) Migration
15 6 (19.35%) Ajax
15 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning

Windows SharePoint Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 22 (70.97%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (48.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (45.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (25.81%) IIS
6 3 (9.68%) MS Project Server
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Foundation
7 2 (6.45%) Kentico
7 2 (6.45%) CMS
7 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (3.23%) Content Management Server
8 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) InfoPath
3 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
4 3 (9.68%) MS Project
5 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
1 1 (3.23%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (6.45%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) MS Access
3 5 (16.13%) DTS
4 3 (9.68%) OLAP
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.45%) IDOL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) Toad
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) XML
3 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) Ajax
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
8 4 (12.90%) Silverlight
9 3 (9.68%) WCF
9 3 (9.68%) WPF
9 3 (9.68%) WF
9 3 (9.68%) XSLT
9 3 (9.68%) XHTML
10 2 (6.45%) SOAP
10 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
10 2 (6.45%) OOXML
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Handset
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (16.13%) Workflow
4 4 (12.90%) UML
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Document Management
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) OOP
5 3 (9.68%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) RAD
6 2 (6.45%) RUP
6 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) VB
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.45%) Java
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Meridio
2 2 (6.45%) Nintex
3 1 (3.23%) Spiceworks
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Sophos
3 1 (3.23%) BT
3 1 (3.23%) VMware