The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Foundation skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Foundation over the 3 months to 17 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 for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank 207 - 219
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% - 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - £344 £300
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1102 1019 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 16.41% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 688 752
Average daily rate £388 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint Foundation
London

SharePoint Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Foundation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation across the City of London region.

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SharePoint Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation.

1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) WCF

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft