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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 194 202 179
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 6 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.088% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.50% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £338 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £354 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
- +126.08%
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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
974 1205 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.26% 17.73% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 855 763
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.70 £55.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (13.33%) MCTS
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (13.33%) PowerPivot
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Extranet
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Architect
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) XSD
4 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (6.67%) MDX
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
4 1 (6.67%) RUP
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos