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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 57 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 186 239 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.23% 3.37% 4.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.40% 20.46% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 180 248
Average daily rate
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£414 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £541 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Average hourly rate £20.50 £26.74 £41.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.32% -35.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £54.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -29.72%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
959 1168 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.63% 16.49% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 792 932
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 53 40
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £59.00 £53.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -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 31 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 31 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 31 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 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 123 (27.46%) SQL Server
3 121 (27.01%) Finance
4 118 (26.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 116 (25.89%) .NET
6 89 (19.87%) HTML
7 84 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 83 (18.53%) C#
8 83 (18.53%) Windows
9 80 (17.86%) SQL
10 79 (17.63%) MS Excel
11 74 (16.52%) MS Office
12 70 (15.63%) ASP.NET
13 66 (14.73%) Banking
14 65 (14.51%) JavaScript
15 64 (14.29%) CSS
16 53 (11.83%) Project Management
17 51 (11.38%) Active Directory
18 48 (10.71%) ITIL
19 47 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 46 (10.27%) jQuery
21 45 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
22 43 (9.60%) Intranet
23 41 (9.15%) Migration
24 40 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
25 36 (8.04%) VMware
25 36 (8.04%) Visual Studio
25 36 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
26 35 (7.81%) CRM
27 33 (7.37%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 118 (26.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 84 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 31 (6.92%) CMS
4 25 (5.58%) SharePoint Server
4 25 (5.58%) IIS
4 25 (5.58%) IBM Notes
5 23 (5.13%) MS Exchange
6 18 (4.02%) Lync
7 11 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.79%) WordPress
11 6 (1.34%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.89%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.89%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Foundation
13 3 (0.67%) DNN
13 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (17.63%) MS Excel
2 74 (16.52%) MS Office
3 40 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.46%) MS Project
5 11 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.23%) Photoshop
7 9 (2.01%) PowerPivot
8 5 (1.12%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.89%) 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 25 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) Tridion
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.46%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.60%) Intranet
2 14 (3.13%) DNS
3 11 (2.46%) Firewall
3 11 (2.46%) SAN
4 7 (1.56%) Internet
4 7 (1.56%) Extranet
5 6 (1.34%) LAN
5 6 (1.34%) WAN
5 6 (1.34%) DHCP
6 5 (1.12%) VPN
6 5 (1.12%) Network Security
7 4 (0.89%) NAS
7 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.89%) 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
1 123 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.90%) PerformancePoint
8 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.56%) MS Access
11 6 (1.34%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.34%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (1.34%) QlikView
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.67%) DataStage
14 3 (0.67%) MySQL
14 3 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 36 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 22 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.12%) NUnit
5 4 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.89%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.67%) Xcode
7 2 (0.45%) Serena SBM
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
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 (27.01%) Finance
2 66 (14.73%) Banking
3 20 (4.46%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.57%) Marketing
4 16 (3.57%) Advertising
5 14 (3.13%) Legal
6 13 (2.90%) Publishing
7 6 (1.34%) Retail
8 5 (1.12%) Law
8 5 (1.12%) Back Office
8 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.67%) Front Office
9 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (29.69%) Developer
2 92 (20.54%) Analyst
3 66 (14.73%) SharePoint Developer
4 31 (6.92%) Administrator
5 30 (6.70%) Consultant
6 29 (6.47%) Architect
7 23 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 21 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 21 (4.69%) SharePoint Administrator
8 21 (4.69%) SharePoint Consultant
9 16 (3.57%) Configuration Analyst
9 16 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
10 12 (2.68%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (2.46%) CRM Developer
11 11 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.01%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.01%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (25.89%) .NET
2 89 (19.87%) HTML
3 70 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 64 (14.29%) CSS
5 46 (10.27%) jQuery
6 24 (5.36%) Web Services
7 23 (5.13%) XML
8 20 (4.46%) .NET Framework
9 15 (3.35%) HTML5
10 14 (3.13%) WCF
11 13 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.68%) Ajax
13 10 (2.23%) XSLT
14 8 (1.79%) MDX
14 8 (1.79%) CSS3
15 7 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (1.34%) Middleware
17 5 (1.12%) ADO.NET
17 5 (1.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
18 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.02%) CMDB
2 14 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.01%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.01%) Social Media
4 8 (1.79%) Clustering
5 7 (1.56%) Taxonomies
6 5 (1.12%) FMCG
6 5 (1.12%) iPad
6 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.89%) PMI
7 4 (0.89%) NHS
8 3 (0.67%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.67%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.67%) Kindle
8 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.45%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.45%) Statistics
9 2 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (18.53%) Windows
2 45 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 21 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.34%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.12%) Linux
7 3 (0.67%) UNIX
7 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.45%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (11.83%) Project Management
2 48 (10.71%) ITIL
3 41 (9.15%) Migration
4 36 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (7.81%) CRM
6 27 (6.03%) Change Management
7 26 (5.80%) Workflow
8 24 (5.36%) Content Management
9 23 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 22 (4.91%) Configuration Management
10 22 (4.91%) MVC
11 21 (4.69%) Document Management
12 20 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.46%) Business Analysis
13 19 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (4.02%) Asset Management
15 16 (3.57%) Analytics
16 15 (3.35%) Scrum
17 12 (2.68%) Service Delivery
17 12 (2.68%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.53%) C#
2 80 (17.86%) SQL
3 65 (14.51%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.24%) Java
6 15 (3.35%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.01%) C
8 8 (1.79%) PHP
9 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.89%) VBA
10 3 (0.67%) Python
10 3 (0.67%) C++
11 2 (0.45%) Perl
11 2 (0.45%) LotusScript
11 2 (0.45%) Formula Language
11 2 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) VB6
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (7.37%) Degree
2 21 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.79%) MCTS
6 7 (1.56%) MCITP
7 6 (1.34%) MCSE
8 5 (1.12%) MCSD
8 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.89%) PMP
9 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.89%) MCP
10 2 (0.45%) CCNP
10 2 (0.45%) CCA
10 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.22%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.79%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.23%) QA
3 7 (1.56%) SLA
4 5 (1.12%) 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 51 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.79%) XenApp
4 5 (1.12%) UAG
4 5 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (0.89%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.89%) vSphere
6 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.22%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) ACF2
8 1 (0.22%) RACF
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.46%) SCOM
2 9 (2.01%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.79%) SCCM
4 5 (1.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (0.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.45%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.45%) Puppet
6 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.22%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 154 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.04%) VMware
3 26 (5.80%) Citrix
4 25 (5.58%) Lotus
5 17 (3.79%) Oracle
6 16 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 15 (3.35%) Cisco
8 13 (2.90%) IBM
9 10 (2.23%) SAP
9 10 (2.23%) HP
10 9 (2.01%) Symantec
10 9 (2.01%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.79%) EPiServer
11 8 (1.79%) Adobe
11 8 (1.79%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.56%) EMC
13 6 (1.34%) Remedy
13 6 (1.34%) NetApp
13 6 (1.34%) Nintex
14 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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