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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 198 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 5 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 1.01% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
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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
1000 986 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 17.20% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 673 774
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 55
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.71 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 6 July 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) OLAP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (30.77%) PowerPivot
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) OLAP
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technology Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Instructor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCT
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos