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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 50 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 205 267 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.77% 4.12% 4.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.60% 23.63% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 182 166
Average daily rate
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£413 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £19.75 £32.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +168.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £19.75 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £144.85 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +3.70%
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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
995 1130 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.30% 17.44% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 807 720
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 37
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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.

1 118 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 111 (29.44%) .NET
3 90 (23.87%) Finance
4 87 (23.08%) SQL
5 84 (22.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 78 (20.69%) C#
7 77 (20.42%) SQL Server
8 64 (16.98%) MS Excel
9 62 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (16.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 51 (13.53%) MS Office
10 51 (13.53%) HTML
11 50 (13.26%) Project Management
12 48 (12.73%) Banking
13 47 (12.47%) JavaScript
13 47 (12.47%) Windows
14 43 (11.41%) CRM
15 41 (10.88%) CSS
16 40 (10.61%) ASP.NET
16 40 (10.61%) Office 365
17 36 (9.55%) Active Directory
18 35 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 32 (8.49%) Dynamics CRM
20 31 (8.22%) jQuery
21 29 (7.69%) MS Exchange
21 29 (7.69%) Migration
21 29 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 28 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 84 (22.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 62 (16.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 29 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 26 (6.90%) Lync
5 16 (4.24%) IIS
6 13 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.65%) CMS
7 10 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (2.12%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.86%) FileNet
9 7 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.33%) Confluence
11 5 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 64 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 51 (13.53%) MS Office
3 28 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (6.63%) MS Project
5 24 (6.37%) MS Visio
6 16 (4.24%) PowerPivot
7 8 (2.12%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (8.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.53%) Endur
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.61%) Office 365
2 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.12%) Yammer
4 2 (0.53%) IaaS
4 2 (0.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.10%) Intranet
2 9 (2.39%) VPN
2 9 (2.39%) DNS
3 7 (1.86%) Firewall
4 6 (1.59%) SAN
4 6 (1.59%) DHCP
4 6 (1.59%) LAN
4 6 (1.59%) WAN
5 5 (1.33%) VoIP
6 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.06%) Internet
6 4 (1.06%) VLAN
7 3 (0.80%) MPLS
7 3 (0.80%) SSL
7 3 (0.80%) FTP
8 2 (0.53%) HTTP
8 2 (0.53%) SMTP
8 2 (0.53%) PBX
8 2 (0.53%) LDAP
8 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Power View
8 6 (1.59%) EDRMS
9 5 (1.33%) OLAP
9 5 (1.33%) MySQL
9 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.06%) Cognos Query Studio
10 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.80%) MS Access
11 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.80%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.53%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 17 (4.51%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.12%) JIRA
4 3 (0.80%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.53%) Selenium
5 2 (0.53%) NUnit
5 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.27%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.27%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.27%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.27%) SilkCentral
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.27%) MSTest
6 1 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.27%) Moq
6 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
General
1 90 (23.87%) Finance
2 48 (12.73%) Banking
3 16 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.71%) Advertising
5 13 (3.45%) Legal
5 13 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.65%) Back Office
7 9 (2.39%) Law
8 7 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.59%) Marketing
9 6 (1.59%) French Language
10 4 (1.06%) Retail
11 3 (0.80%) Publishing
11 3 (0.80%) German Language
12 2 (0.53%) Billing
12 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) Electronics
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (32.63%) Developer
2 86 (22.81%) Analyst
3 64 (16.98%) SharePoint Developer
4 29 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 28 (7.43%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.90%) Architect
7 25 (6.63%) Consultant
8 17 (4.51%) SharePoint Architect
9 14 (3.71%) Administrator
10 10 (2.65%) .NET Developer
10 10 (2.65%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.39%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (2.12%) SharePoint Consultant
12 8 (2.12%) CRM Developer
13 7 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 7 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 7 (1.86%) CRM Consultant
13 7 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (29.44%) .NET
2 51 (13.53%) HTML
3 41 (10.88%) CSS
4 40 (10.61%) ASP.NET
5 31 (8.22%) jQuery
6 19 (5.04%) Web Services
6 19 (5.04%) XML
7 16 (4.24%) Ajax
8 11 (2.92%) MDX
9 7 (1.86%) WCF
9 7 (1.86%) HTML5
9 7 (1.86%) REST
10 6 (1.59%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.59%) XSL
11 4 (1.06%) XHTML
11 4 (1.06%) CSS3
11 4 (1.06%) SailPoint
12 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.80%) Backbone.js
12 3 (0.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.92%) NHS
4 9 (2.39%) Visualisation
4 9 (2.39%) User Experience
5 6 (1.59%) Replication
5 6 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.33%) Clustering
7 4 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.06%) PMI
8 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.80%) CMDB
8 3 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.53%) W3C
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.47%) Windows
2 26 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.18%) UNIX
5 11 (2.92%) Linux
5 11 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.59%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.80%) Solaris
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) NetWare
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (13.26%) Project Management
3 43 (11.41%) CRM
4 35 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (7.69%) Migration
6 24 (6.37%) ITIL
6 24 (6.37%) PRINCE2
7 19 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (4.77%) Document Management
9 17 (4.51%) Workflow
10 15 (3.98%) Data Modelling
11 14 (3.71%) TDD
11 14 (3.71%) Content Management
11 14 (3.71%) Business Analysis
12 13 (3.45%) Change Management
12 13 (3.45%) User Stories
13 12 (3.18%) Waterfall
13 12 (3.18%) PRINCE
14 11 (2.92%) ETL
14 11 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.08%) SQL
2 78 (20.69%) C#
3 47 (12.47%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.77%) Java
5 16 (4.24%) VBA
6 12 (3.18%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.80%) VBScript
10 3 (0.80%) C
10 3 (0.80%) Perl
10 3 (0.80%) PHP
11 2 (0.53%) VB
11 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.53%) Python
12 1 (0.27%) SQR
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) R
12 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (4.24%) Degree
2 14 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.39%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.59%) PMP
6 5 (1.33%) MCITP
6 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.06%) MCSE
8 3 (0.80%) MCSA
8 3 (0.80%) CISSP
8 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.80%) MCP
9 2 (0.53%) CCNP
9 2 (0.53%) CCNA
9 2 (0.53%) CCA
9 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.53%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.80%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) WAI
5 1 (0.27%) EMIR
5 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.06%) vSphere
5 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.53%) UAG
5 2 (0.53%) XenApp
5 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.27%) Postfix
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) Squid
6 1 (0.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) SCCM
1 4 (1.06%) SCOM
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.27%) vMotion
4 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.37%) VMware
3 22 (5.84%) IBM
4 21 (5.57%) Citrix
5 17 (4.51%) Oracle
6 15 (3.98%) Cisco
7 12 (3.18%) HP
8 10 (2.65%) SAP
9 9 (2.39%) Nintex
10 7 (1.86%) Cognos
10 7 (1.86%) Dell
10 7 (1.86%) Sun
10 7 (1.86%) Kofax
11 5 (1.33%) Symantec
11 5 (1.33%) Remedy
12 4 (1.06%) Tableau
12 4 (1.06%) Guidewire
12 4 (1.06%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.06%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
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