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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 191 216 181
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 8 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.11% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.63% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £398 £373
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +83.33%
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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
977 1272 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.83% 17.93% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 903 799
Average daily rate £380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.60 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 15 (88.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) IIS
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 15 (88.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) Lync
5 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) PowerPivot
2 2 (11.76%) InfoPath
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Extranet
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (5.88%) MDX
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) RAD
5 1 (5.88%) RUP
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint