The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS)
Rank 571 535 546
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 17 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.055% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £352 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.91% +15.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £301 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £448 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
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 £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 30 July 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 23 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -41 17 £425 +20.91% 6
South East -19 7 £373 -12.35%
Berkshire -9 4 - -
London +13 3 £450 -10.00% 1
East of England -19 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Watford - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bognor Regis - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Windows SharePoint Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 59 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 45 (76.27%) Windows
3 44 (74.58%) SQL Server
4 42 (71.19%) SQL
5 39 (66.10%) SharePoint Server
6 36 (61.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
8 33 (55.93%) SC Cleared
9 32 (54.24%) .NET
10 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (50.85%) C#
12 28 (47.46%) T-SQL
12 28 (47.46%) MS Office
13 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
14 23 (38.98%) Web Services
15 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
15 21 (35.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
16 18 (30.51%) IIS
17 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
17 17 (28.81%) Workflow
18 16 (27.12%) InfoPath
18 16 (27.12%) LDAP
18 16 (27.12%) OLAP
18 16 (27.12%) DTS
18 16 (27.12%) SLA
19 15 (25.42%) XML
19 15 (25.42%) SharePoint 2013
20 13 (22.03%) Web Development
20 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008

Windows SharePoint Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 59 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 39 (66.10%) SharePoint Server
3 21 (35.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (30.51%) IIS
5 15 (25.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (18.64%) MS Project Server
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Foundation
8 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.69%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Office
2 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
3 16 (27.12%) InfoPath
4 10 (16.95%) MS Project
5 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) LDAP
2 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.25%) HTTP
4 8 (13.56%) SMTP
5 2 (3.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (74.58%) SQL Server
2 36 (61.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (27.12%) OLAP
3 16 (27.12%) DTS
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (15.25%) IDOL
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 32 (54.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (13.56%) SharePoint Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Architect
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Designer
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Designer
7 1 (1.69%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Project Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Server Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) .NET
2 23 (38.98%) Web Services
3 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
4 15 (25.42%) XML
5 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.47%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) XSLT
6 5 (8.47%) CSS
6 5 (8.47%) HTML
7 3 (5.08%) WCF
8 1 (1.69%) MDX
8 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.69%) WPF
8 1 (1.69%) LINQ
8 1 (1.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Workflow
2 13 (22.03%) Web Development
3 10 (16.95%) OO
4 8 (13.56%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (13.56%) Document Management
4 8 (13.56%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (10.17%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.08%) Content Management
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) RUP
8 2 (3.39%) OOP
8 2 (3.39%) ERP
8 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) SQL
2 30 (50.85%) C#
3 28 (47.46%) T-SQL
4 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) Security Cleared
2 33 (55.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Meridio
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Nintex
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle