The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 213 233 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.61% 3.21% 4.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.96% 19.16% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 169 256
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £19.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.50 £50.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%
SharePoint
London

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
970 1216 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.42% 16.76% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 829 901
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 £237 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 47
Average hourly rate £17.68 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.95 £48.20 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 154 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 114 (26.76%) Finance
3 112 (26.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 108 (25.35%) SQL Server
5 102 (23.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 98 (23.00%) .NET
7 87 (20.42%) HTML
8 84 (19.72%) MS Excel
9 79 (18.54%) Windows
10 78 (18.31%) SQL
11 76 (17.84%) C#
12 70 (16.43%) CSS
13 64 (15.02%) ASP.NET
14 62 (14.55%) JavaScript
15 60 (14.08%) MS Office
16 58 (13.62%) Banking
17 57 (13.38%) jQuery
18 52 (12.21%) Active Directory
19 50 (11.74%) Project Management
20 40 (9.39%) VMware
20 40 (9.39%) ITIL
20 40 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (8.92%) MS PowerPoint
21 38 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (8.45%) Intranet
23 32 (7.51%) Degree
24 31 (7.28%) Visual Studio
24 31 (7.28%) Citrix
24 31 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
25 30 (7.04%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 112 (26.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 102 (23.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (5.87%) MS Exchange
4 24 (5.63%) CMS
5 23 (5.40%) IIS
6 21 (4.93%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (3.05%) Lync
7 13 (3.05%) IBM Notes
8 10 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.64%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.64%) WordPress
11 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.94%) DNN
12 4 (0.94%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.70%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.70%) Apache
14 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 60 (14.08%) MS Office
3 38 (8.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (5.40%) MS Project
5 12 (2.82%) Photoshop
5 12 (2.82%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.58%) InfoPath
7 9 (2.11%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.94%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.47%) Tridion
4 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.23%) Office 365
2 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.45%) Intranet
2 17 (3.99%) DNS
3 13 (3.05%) SAN
4 12 (2.82%) Firewall
5 10 (2.35%) Internet
6 9 (2.11%) Extranet
6 9 (2.11%) WAN
7 8 (1.88%) LAN
7 8 (1.88%) Network Security
8 7 (1.64%) VPN
9 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.17%) DHCP
11 4 (0.94%) NAS
12 3 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (0.70%) Wireless
12 3 (0.70%) HTTP
12 3 (0.70%) VoIP
12 3 (0.70%) WLAN
12 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.35%) PerformancePoint
9 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.17%) MS Access
11 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Power View
11 5 (1.17%) QlikView
12 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (0.94%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.70%) DataStage
13 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (7.28%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.58%) JIRA
4 5 (1.17%) NUnit
4 5 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.94%) Serena SBM
5 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.70%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.70%) Xcode
7 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.23%) MorphX
8 1 (0.23%) Selenium
8 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.23%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.23%) MSTest
8 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.23%) Moq
General
1 114 (26.76%) Finance
2 58 (13.62%) Banking
3 21 (4.93%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.46%) Advertising
5 15 (3.52%) Marketing
6 13 (3.05%) Legal
7 8 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.64%) Publishing
9 6 (1.41%) Law
9 6 (1.41%) Back Office
9 6 (1.41%) Retail
10 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (29.58%) Developer
2 84 (19.72%) Analyst
3 72 (16.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 36 (8.45%) Consultant
5 30 (7.04%) Architect
6 23 (5.40%) Administrator
7 22 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 20 (4.69%) SharePoint Architect
9 18 (4.23%) PMO Analyst
9 18 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.23%) SharePoint Consultant
10 14 (3.29%) SharePoint Administrator
11 11 (2.58%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (2.35%) Configuration Analyst
13 9 (2.11%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.11%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Developer
14 8 (1.88%) Front-End Developer
15 7 (1.64%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (23.00%) .NET
2 87 (20.42%) HTML
3 70 (16.43%) CSS
4 64 (15.02%) ASP.NET
5 57 (13.38%) jQuery
6 26 (6.10%) XML
7 23 (5.40%) Web Services
8 19 (4.46%) HTML5
9 17 (3.99%) .NET Framework
10 14 (3.29%) WCF
11 13 (3.05%) Ajax
11 13 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.58%) CSS3
13 10 (2.35%) XSLT
14 7 (1.64%) JSON
15 5 (1.17%) ADO.NET
15 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (1.17%) REST
15 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.82%) CMDB
3 10 (2.35%) Social Media
4 9 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.64%) Clustering
6 6 (1.41%) iPad
6 6 (1.41%) Taxonomies
6 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.17%) User Experience
7 5 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.94%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.94%) Wiki
8 4 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.70%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.70%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.70%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.54%) Windows
2 38 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (4.93%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.17%) Linux
6 5 (1.17%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.70%) UNIX
8 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (11.74%) Project Management
2 40 (9.39%) ITIL
2 40 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (7.04%) CRM
4 29 (6.81%) Migration
5 28 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (6.34%) Workflow
7 25 (5.87%) MVC
7 25 (5.87%) Change Management
8 24 (5.63%) PRINCE2
9 23 (5.40%) Business Analysis
10 19 (4.46%) Content Management
11 15 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (3.29%) Scrum
12 14 (3.29%) Configuration Management
13 12 (2.82%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (2.58%) Document Management
14 11 (2.58%) Programme Management
14 11 (2.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.31%) SQL
2 76 (17.84%) C#
3 62 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.57%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.99%) Java
6 11 (2.58%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.88%) PHP
8 6 (1.41%) VBA
9 5 (1.17%) C
10 4 (0.94%) VB
10 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.70%) C++
11 3 (0.70%) Perl
12 2 (0.47%) VBScript
12 2 (0.47%) Python
12 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.23%) Jython
13 1 (0.23%) VB6
13 1 (0.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (7.51%) Degree
2 20 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.64%) MCSE
6 6 (1.41%) MCTS
7 5 (1.17%) MCITP
8 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.70%) MCSD
9 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.47%) MCP
10 2 (0.47%) CISSP
10 2 (0.47%) CISA
10 2 (0.47%) CISM
10 2 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.58%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.11%) SLA
2 9 (2.11%) QA
3 7 (1.64%) COBIT
4 6 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) WCAG
6 1 (0.23%) WAI
6 1 (0.23%) P3O
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 52 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.52%) XenApp
4 11 (2.58%) UAG
5 10 (2.35%) vSphere
6 7 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (1.41%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.17%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.23%) RACF
11 1 (0.23%) Samba
11 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.23%) vCloud
11 1 (0.23%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 14 (3.29%) SCCM
1 14 (3.29%) SCOM
2 11 (2.58%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (0.94%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.47%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.47%) Puppet
5 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.47%) Control-M
5 2 (0.47%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (0.47%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 154 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.39%) VMware
3 31 (7.28%) Citrix
4 22 (5.16%) Oracle
5 14 (3.29%) Cisco
5 14 (3.29%) IBM
5 14 (3.29%) HP
6 13 (3.05%) SAP
6 13 (3.05%) Lotus
7 11 (2.58%) ServiceNow
8 10 (2.35%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.35%) Symantec
9 9 (2.11%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.64%) Nintex
10 7 (1.64%) Remedy
11 6 (1.41%) Teradata
11 6 (1.41%) BMC
11 6 (1.41%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.17%) Siebel
12 5 (1.17%) EMC
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