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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 238 187 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.06% 3.22% 3.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.97% 19.22% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 119 179
Average daily rate
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£393 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £500 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% -23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £13.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £86.80 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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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
1036 973 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.69% 16.76% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 660 797
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 54
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.68 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.68% -23.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £29.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 150 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 127 (28.48%) .NET
3 122 (27.35%) Finance
3 122 (27.35%) SQL
4 106 (23.77%) SQL Server
5 103 (23.09%) MS Excel
6 95 (21.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 92 (20.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 90 (20.18%) C#
9 74 (16.59%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 62 (13.90%) Project Management
13 61 (13.68%) Windows
13 61 (13.68%) Banking
14 59 (13.23%) Office 365
15 55 (12.33%) MS Office
15 55 (12.33%) CRM
16 53 (11.88%) Active Directory
17 49 (10.99%) HTML
17 49 (10.99%) Dynamics CRM
18 43 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 42 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
20 41 (9.19%) ASP.NET
20 41 (9.19%) Migration
21 39 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 38 (8.52%) Intranet
23 37 (8.30%) MS Project
23 37 (8.30%) JavaScript
24 36 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (21.30%) SharePoint 2013
2 92 (20.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 34 (7.62%) Lync
4 27 (6.05%) MS Exchange
5 22 (4.93%) IIS
6 12 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (2.02%) CMS
8 9 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.12%) Confluence
11 4 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.67%) Apache
13 2 (0.45%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.45%) FileNet
Applications
1 103 (23.09%) MS Excel
2 55 (12.33%) MS Office
3 37 (8.30%) MS Project
4 36 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (7.17%) MS Visio
6 20 (4.48%) PowerPivot
7 14 (3.14%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.22%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 49 (10.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.67%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.67%) Maximo
6 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.23%) Office 365
2 17 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.69%) Yammer
4 8 (1.79%) SaaS
5 5 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.52%) Intranet
2 14 (3.14%) DNS
2 14 (3.14%) SAN
3 10 (2.24%) FTP
4 8 (1.79%) WAN
4 8 (1.79%) DHCP
4 8 (1.79%) Extranet
5 7 (1.57%) LAN
6 6 (1.35%) VoIP
6 6 (1.35%) NAS
7 5 (1.12%) Firewall
8 4 (0.90%) SMTP
8 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.90%) VPN
9 3 (0.67%) SSL
9 3 (0.67%) Wireless
9 3 (0.67%) Skype
10 2 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.45%) VLAN
10 2 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 63 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 42 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Power View
10 9 (2.02%) MS Access
11 8 (1.79%) EDRMS
12 7 (1.57%) PerformancePoint
12 7 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.57%) OLAP
12 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.35%) Big Data
14 5 (1.12%) QlikView
14 5 (1.12%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (4.93%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.24%) JIRA
4 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) NUnit
7 1 (0.22%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.22%) SilkCentral
7 1 (0.22%) MSTest
7 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.22%) Moq
7 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
General
1 122 (27.35%) Finance
2 61 (13.68%) Banking
3 16 (3.59%) Advertising
4 15 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.36%) Legal
5 14 (3.14%) Law
6 11 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.24%) Retail
7 10 (2.24%) Marketing
8 8 (1.79%) Publishing
9 6 (1.35%) Back Office
10 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.90%) German Language
11 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.67%) Turkish Language
12 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.45%) Billing
13 2 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 123 (27.58%) Developer
2 109 (24.44%) Analyst
3 61 (13.68%) SharePoint Developer
4 37 (8.30%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.85%) Architect
6 33 (7.40%) Consultant
7 25 (5.61%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.26%) Data Analyst
9 15 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (3.36%) SharePoint Consultant
10 14 (3.14%) Administrator
11 10 (2.24%) .NET Developer
11 10 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (2.24%) Trainer
11 10 (2.24%) Coordinator
11 10 (2.24%) SharePoint Administrator
11 10 (2.24%) SQL Developer
12 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Developer
12 9 (2.02%) MI Analyst
13 8 (1.79%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (28.48%) .NET
2 49 (10.99%) HTML
3 41 (9.19%) ASP.NET
4 32 (7.17%) CSS
5 31 (6.95%) jQuery
6 22 (4.93%) MDX
7 17 (3.81%) XML
8 14 (3.14%) Web Services
9 13 (2.91%) Ajax
10 9 (2.02%) HTML5
11 8 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.57%) WCF
13 6 (1.35%) XSL
14 5 (1.12%) REST
15 4 (0.90%) XSLT
15 4 (0.90%) XHTML
15 4 (0.90%) Middleware
15 4 (0.90%) AngularJS
16 3 (0.67%) WinForms
16 3 (0.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.59%) NHS
4 15 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.02%) User Experience
5 9 (2.02%) PMI
6 7 (1.57%) Clustering
7 6 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.90%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.67%) Statistics
10 3 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.45%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.45%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.68%) Windows
2 20 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (3.36%) Linux
4 10 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.35%) UNIX
7 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.45%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) AIX
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
10 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.59%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (13.90%) Project Management
4 55 (12.33%) CRM
5 41 (9.19%) Migration
6 32 (7.17%) ITIL
7 29 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.05%) Business Analysis
9 25 (5.61%) PRINCE2
10 23 (5.16%) ETL
10 23 (5.16%) Change Management
10 23 (5.16%) Workflow
11 22 (4.93%) Scrum
11 22 (4.93%) Analytics
12 20 (4.48%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.04%) Data Analysis
14 17 (3.81%) Document Management
15 16 (3.59%) Content Management
16 14 (3.14%) Information Security
17 13 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 122 (27.35%) SQL
2 90 (20.18%) C#
3 37 (8.30%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.83%) VBA
5 25 (5.61%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 10 (2.24%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.79%) VB
10 7 (1.57%) Java
11 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.45%) VBScript
11 2 (0.45%) R
12 1 (0.22%) Scala
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) XAML
12 1 (0.22%) Ruby
12 1 (0.22%) Groovy
12 1 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (5.61%) Degree
2 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (2.91%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.24%) MCSE
4 9 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.12%) MCSD
6 5 (1.12%) PMP
7 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) MCSA
7 4 (0.90%) CCNA
8 2 (0.45%) CCA
8 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCT
8 2 (0.45%) CCNP
8 2 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) ACCA
8 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.69%) QA
1 12 (2.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.45%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.57%) vSphere
4 6 (1.35%) XenApp
5 5 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.45%) UAG
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (2.24%) SCOM
2 8 (1.79%) SCCM
3 6 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.45%) WSUS
6 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) SCSM
7 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 150 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.61%) Oracle
3 23 (5.16%) VMware
4 21 (4.71%) Citrix
5 13 (2.91%) IBM
5 13 (2.91%) Nintex
6 11 (2.47%) HP
6 11 (2.47%) SAP
7 9 (2.02%) Cisco
7 9 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.79%) Symantec
8 8 (1.79%) Cognos
8 8 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.35%) Google
10 5 (1.12%) Altiris
10 5 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.12%) Tableau
10 5 (1.12%) Guidewire
10 5 (1.12%) McAfee
10 5 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
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