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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 52 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 196 248 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.44% 3.51% 3.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.19% 21.32% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 180 219
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.97 £45.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -38.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.49 £59.00 £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -18.00%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
971 1163 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 16.47% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 796 831
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 56 37
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £60.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 11 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 11 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 11 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.

1 154 (33.55%) Microsoft
2 129 (28.10%) Finance
3 123 (26.80%) SQL Server
4 120 (26.14%) .NET
5 119 (25.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 84 (18.30%) MS Excel
7 79 (17.21%) HTML
7 79 (17.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 78 (16.99%) C#
8 78 (16.99%) Windows
9 77 (16.78%) MS Office
10 75 (16.34%) SQL
11 72 (15.69%) Banking
12 68 (14.81%) ASP.NET
13 66 (14.38%) Project Management
14 60 (13.07%) JavaScript
14 60 (13.07%) CSS
15 56 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 51 (11.11%) ITIL
17 48 (10.46%) Active Directory
18 41 (8.93%) jQuery
19 40 (8.71%) MS PowerPoint
19 40 (8.71%) CRM
19 40 (8.71%) Intranet
20 39 (8.50%) Migration
21 38 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
21 38 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
22 37 (8.06%) VMware
23 36 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
24 34 (7.41%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 11 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
1 119 (25.93%) SharePoint 2010
2 79 (17.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (6.54%) CMS
4 28 (6.10%) IIS
5 25 (5.45%) MS Exchange
6 24 (5.23%) IBM Notes
6 24 (5.23%) SharePoint Server
7 20 (4.36%) Lync
8 13 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (1.53%) Umbraco
12 7 (1.53%) WordPress
13 4 (0.87%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.87%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.87%) SharePoint Foundation
13 4 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.65%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 84 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 77 (16.78%) MS Office
3 40 (8.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (4.58%) MS Project
5 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.18%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.31%) PowerPivot
8 5 (1.09%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.87%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.44%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) 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 6 (1.31%) Office 365
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.71%) Intranet
2 11 (2.40%) DNS
2 11 (2.40%) Firewall
2 11 (2.40%) SAN
3 7 (1.53%) Internet
3 7 (1.53%) Extranet
4 6 (1.31%) VPN
4 6 (1.31%) WAN
5 5 (1.09%) LAN
5 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.09%) Network Security
6 4 (0.87%) NAS
6 4 (0.87%) VoIP
6 4 (0.87%) DHCP
7 3 (0.65%) HTTP
7 3 (0.65%) SMTP
7 3 (0.65%) SSL
7 3 (0.65%) 3G
8 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (6.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.83%) PerformancePoint
8 10 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.96%) MS Access
9 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.53%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (1.53%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.31%) QlikView
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.87%) MySQL
15 3 (0.65%) OLAP
15 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 34 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.09%) NUnit
5 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.65%) Xcode
7 2 (0.44%) Serena SBM
7 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.44%) JIRA
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 129 (28.10%) Finance
2 72 (15.69%) Banking
3 20 (4.36%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.49%) Publishing
5 15 (3.27%) Legal
6 13 (2.83%) Advertising
6 13 (2.83%) Marketing
7 7 (1.53%) Retail
7 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.53%) Back Office
8 6 (1.31%) Law
9 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (28.54%) Developer
2 97 (21.13%) Analyst
3 60 (13.07%) SharePoint Developer
4 37 (8.06%) Administrator
5 32 (6.97%) Project Manager
6 29 (6.32%) Architect
7 27 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
8 26 (5.66%) Business Analyst
9 24 (5.23%) Consultant
10 18 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
11 16 (3.49%) Configuration Analyst
12 15 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (3.05%) SharePoint Architect
14 11 (2.40%) CRM Developer
14 11 (2.40%) PMO Analyst
14 11 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (2.18%) .NET Developer
15 10 (2.18%) Web Developer
16 8 (1.74%) Solutions Architect
17 7 (1.53%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (26.14%) .NET
2 79 (17.21%) HTML
3 68 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 60 (13.07%) CSS
5 41 (8.93%) jQuery
6 27 (5.88%) XML
7 25 (5.45%) Web Services
8 20 (4.36%) .NET Framework
9 16 (3.49%) WCF
10 14 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (2.83%) HTML5
12 12 (2.61%) Ajax
13 9 (1.96%) MDX
13 9 (1.96%) XSLT
14 8 (1.74%) CSS3
15 7 (1.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (1.31%) Middleware
17 5 (1.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 5 (1.09%) ADO.NET
18 4 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.58%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.92%) CMDB
3 11 (2.40%) Blackberry
4 8 (1.74%) Taxonomies
5 7 (1.53%) Social Media
6 6 (1.31%) iPad
6 6 (1.31%) Clustering
7 5 (1.09%) PMI
7 5 (1.09%) Kindle
8 4 (0.87%) NHS
8 4 (0.87%) FMCG
8 4 (0.87%) iPhone
9 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.65%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.65%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.99%) Windows
2 38 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (4.58%) Windows 7
4 20 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.53%) Linux
7 5 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.87%) UNIX
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.65%) Android
10 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.38%) Project Management
2 51 (11.11%) ITIL
3 40 (8.71%) CRM
4 39 (8.50%) Migration
5 38 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (6.54%) PRINCE2
7 26 (5.66%) Change Management
8 25 (5.45%) Workflow
8 25 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (5.23%) Document Management
9 24 (5.23%) MVC
10 23 (5.01%) Content Management
10 23 (5.01%) Business Analysis
11 22 (4.79%) Configuration Management
12 19 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (3.92%) Asset Management
14 13 (2.83%) Scrum
14 13 (2.83%) Programme Management
14 13 (2.83%) Service Delivery
14 13 (2.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (16.99%) C#
2 75 (16.34%) SQL
3 60 (13.07%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.14%) T-SQL
6 17 (3.70%) Java
7 13 (2.83%) C
8 9 (1.96%) PHP
9 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.87%) VBA
10 2 (0.44%) LotusScript
10 2 (0.44%) Formula Language
10 2 (0.44%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) VB6
11 1 (0.22%) Korn
11 1 (0.22%) Python
11 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (7.41%) Degree
2 21 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.74%) MCTS
4 8 (1.74%) MCITP
5 7 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.31%) MCSE
6 6 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.09%) PMP
7 5 (1.09%) MCSD
8 4 (0.87%) MCP
8 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.44%) APMP
9 2 (0.44%) ISEB
9 2 (0.44%) CCA
9 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.23%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.40%) QA
3 7 (1.53%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.65%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) P3O
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 48 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.31%) XenApp
5 5 (1.09%) UAG
5 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.87%) vSphere
7 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) ACF2
9 1 (0.22%) RACF
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (2.18%) SCOM
2 9 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.09%) SCCM
3 5 (1.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.44%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (0.44%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.22%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 154 (33.55%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.06%) VMware
3 26 (5.66%) Citrix
4 24 (5.23%) Lotus
5 16 (3.49%) Oracle
5 16 (3.49%) ServiceNow
6 14 (3.05%) Cisco
7 11 (2.40%) SAP
8 10 (2.18%) IBM
8 10 (2.18%) Symantec
9 9 (1.96%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.96%) HP
9 9 (1.96%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.74%) Adobe
11 7 (1.53%) EMC
11 7 (1.53%) EPiServer
12 6 (1.31%) Nintex
12 6 (1.31%) Kofax
12 6 (1.31%) NetApp
12 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
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