The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 188 219 191
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 8 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.81% 0.99% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 28
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£438 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £367 £331
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +10.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.49 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
988 1208 1357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.77% 16.41% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 811 955
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £23.63 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.38% +9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SharePoint Server
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 Server across the City of London region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the City of London region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region 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 22 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) Citrix
6 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (29.17%) MCTS
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) CSS
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) MCITP
9 5 (20.83%) Change Management
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
9 5 (20.83%) PowerPivot
10 4 (16.67%) Taxonomies
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region 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 22 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
5 4 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (4.17%) Lync
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) PowerPivot
3 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Extranet
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) XSLT
4 3 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) XSD
6 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) MDX
6 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Taxonomies
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) RAD
6 1 (4.17%) RUP
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) MCTS
3 5 (20.83%) MCITP
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
6 1 (4.17%) CCA
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Dell