The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 57 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 193 241 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.27% 3.39% 4.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.40% 20.67% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 182 243
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£414 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.97 £45.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% -38.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.40 £29.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.35%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1166 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.87% 16.41% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 791 915
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 38
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% -12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SharePoint
London

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SharePoint
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 across the City of London region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SharePoint
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 across the City of London region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SharePoint 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.

1 151 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 121 (27.13%) Finance
2 121 (27.13%) SQL Server
3 117 (26.23%) .NET
4 116 (26.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 87 (19.51%) HTML
6 85 (19.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 83 (18.61%) C#
8 79 (17.71%) Windows
9 78 (17.49%) MS Excel
10 75 (16.82%) SQL
11 74 (16.59%) MS Office
12 70 (15.70%) ASP.NET
13 68 (15.25%) Banking
14 65 (14.57%) JavaScript
15 63 (14.13%) CSS
16 54 (12.11%) Project Management
17 49 (10.99%) ITIL
17 49 (10.99%) Active Directory
17 49 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 46 (10.31%) jQuery
19 43 (9.64%) Intranet
20 42 (9.42%) Migration
20 42 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
22 37 (8.30%) Visual Studio
23 36 (8.07%) VMware
24 35 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
25 34 (7.62%) CRM
26 33 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SharePoint 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 116 (26.01%) SharePoint 2010
2 85 (19.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 31 (6.95%) CMS
4 26 (5.83%) SharePoint Server
4 26 (5.83%) IIS
5 25 (5.61%) IBM Notes
6 23 (5.16%) MS Exchange
7 18 (4.04%) Lync
8 11 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.79%) WordPress
12 6 (1.35%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.90%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.90%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.90%) SharePoint Foundation
14 3 (0.67%) DNN
14 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (17.49%) MS Excel
2 74 (16.59%) MS Office
3 40 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.48%) MS Project
5 11 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.24%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.57%) PowerPivot
8 5 (1.12%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.90%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.45%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Tridion
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.47%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.64%) Intranet
2 13 (2.91%) DNS
3 11 (2.47%) Firewall
3 11 (2.47%) SAN
4 7 (1.57%) Internet
4 7 (1.57%) Extranet
5 6 (1.35%) LAN
5 6 (1.35%) WAN
5 6 (1.35%) DHCP
6 5 (1.12%) VPN
6 5 (1.12%) Network Security
7 4 (0.90%) NAS
7 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.90%) HTTP
8 3 (0.67%) VoIP
8 3 (0.67%) 3G
9 2 (0.45%) SSL
9 2 (0.45%) WLAN
9 2 (0.45%) LDAP
9 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.91%) PerformancePoint
8 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (1.79%) MS Access
9 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (1.35%) QlikView
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.67%) MySQL
15 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (8.30%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.12%) NUnit
5 4 (0.90%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.67%) Xcode
6 3 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.45%) Serena SBM
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.22%) JIRA
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 121 (27.13%) Finance
2 68 (15.25%) Banking
3 20 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.14%) Marketing
4 14 (3.14%) Legal
4 14 (3.14%) Advertising
4 14 (3.14%) Publishing
5 5 (1.12%) Back Office
5 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.12%) Retail
5 5 (1.12%) Law
6 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.67%) Front Office
7 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (29.37%) Developer
2 92 (20.63%) Analyst
3 65 (14.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 32 (7.17%) Administrator
5 29 (6.50%) Consultant
6 28 (6.28%) Architect
7 23 (5.16%) Project Manager
7 23 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 22 (4.93%) SharePoint Administrator
9 21 (4.71%) SharePoint Consultant
10 16 (3.59%) Configuration Analyst
10 16 (3.59%) SharePoint Architect
11 12 (2.69%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (2.47%) CRM Developer
13 10 (2.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.02%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.02%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (26.23%) .NET
2 87 (19.51%) HTML
3 70 (15.70%) ASP.NET
4 63 (14.13%) CSS
5 46 (10.31%) jQuery
6 24 (5.38%) Web Services
6 24 (5.38%) XML
7 20 (4.48%) .NET Framework
8 15 (3.36%) WCF
8 15 (3.36%) HTML5
9 13 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (2.69%) Ajax
11 10 (2.24%) XSLT
12 9 (2.02%) MDX
13 8 (1.79%) CSS3
14 7 (1.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (1.35%) Middleware
16 5 (1.12%) ADO.NET
16 5 (1.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.04%) CMDB
2 13 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.02%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.02%) Social Media
4 8 (1.79%) Clustering
5 7 (1.57%) Taxonomies
6 5 (1.12%) FMCG
6 5 (1.12%) PMI
6 5 (1.12%) iPad
7 4 (0.90%) Kindle
7 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.67%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.67%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.45%) Wiki
9 2 (0.45%) Statistics
9 2 (0.45%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.45%) iPhone
9 2 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.71%) Windows
2 42 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (4.93%) Windows 7
4 20 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.35%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.12%) Linux
7 4 (0.90%) UNIX
8 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.45%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.11%) Project Management
2 49 (10.99%) ITIL
3 42 (9.42%) Migration
4 35 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (7.62%) CRM
6 26 (5.83%) Change Management
7 25 (5.61%) Workflow
7 25 (5.61%) PRINCE2
8 24 (5.38%) Content Management
9 22 (4.93%) MVC
9 22 (4.93%) Configuration Management
10 21 (4.71%) Document Management
10 21 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (4.71%) Business Analysis
11 19 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (4.04%) Asset Management
13 15 (3.36%) Scrum
14 14 (3.14%) Analytics
15 12 (2.69%) Service Delivery
16 11 (2.47%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.61%) C#
2 75 (16.82%) SQL
3 65 (14.57%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 18 (4.04%) Java
6 17 (3.81%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.02%) C
8 8 (1.79%) PHP
9 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.90%) VBA
10 2 (0.45%) Python
10 2 (0.45%) LotusScript
10 2 (0.45%) Formula Language
10 2 (0.45%) C++
10 2 (0.45%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
11 1 (0.22%) Perl
11 1 (0.22%) VB6
11 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (7.17%) Degree
2 21 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.79%) MCTS
5 7 (1.57%) MCITP
6 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.35%) MCSE
7 5 (1.12%) MCSD
7 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.12%) PMP
8 4 (0.90%) MCP
9 2 (0.45%) CCNP
9 2 (0.45%) CCA
9 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) MCPD
10 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.47%) QA
3 7 (1.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) P3O
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 49 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.57%) XenApp
4 6 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (1.12%) UAG
5 5 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.90%) vSphere
6 4 (0.90%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.22%) RACF
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (2.24%) SCOM
2 9 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.35%) SCCM
4 5 (1.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.45%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.22%) SCSM
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.22%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 151 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.07%) VMware
3 25 (5.61%) Citrix
3 25 (5.61%) Lotus
4 17 (3.81%) Oracle
5 16 (3.59%) ServiceNow
6 14 (3.14%) Cisco
7 11 (2.47%) IBM
8 10 (2.24%) SAP
8 10 (2.24%) HP
9 9 (2.02%) Symantec
9 9 (2.02%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.79%) EPiServer
10 8 (1.79%) Adobe
10 8 (1.79%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.57%) EMC
12 6 (1.35%) Nintex
12 6 (1.35%) NetApp
13 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.90%) MobileIron
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £140 - £180 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago