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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 215 253 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.03% 3.98% 4.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.70% 22.79% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 166 171
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £17.98 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £129.80 £47.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.00% +10.52%
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
947 1110 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.74% 17.48% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 781 725
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 31
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £14.50 £16.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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.

1 115 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 107 (28.92%) .NET
3 93 (25.14%) SQL
4 82 (22.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 81 (21.89%) Finance
6 80 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 79 (21.35%) C#
8 63 (17.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 62 (16.76%) MS Excel
10 59 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (14.05%) Windows
12 51 (13.78%) MS Office
13 48 (12.97%) HTML
14 47 (12.70%) Banking
15 46 (12.43%) JavaScript
16 45 (12.16%) Project Management
17 40 (10.81%) CSS
18 39 (10.54%) CRM
19 38 (10.27%) ASP.NET
20 37 (10.00%) Active Directory
20 37 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 36 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
22 34 (9.19%) Migration
23 32 (8.65%) MS Exchange
24 31 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 31 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
25 30 (8.11%) jQuery
26 28 (7.57%) Dynamics CRM
26 28 (7.57%) VMware
26 28 (7.57%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 82 (22.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 63 (17.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 32 (8.65%) MS Exchange
4 20 (5.41%) Lync
5 17 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (4.59%) IIS
6 11 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (2.70%) CMS
8 8 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.89%) FileNet
9 7 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.35%) Confluence
11 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.08%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 62 (16.76%) MS Excel
2 51 (13.78%) MS Office
3 25 (6.76%) MS Project
4 24 (6.49%) MS Visio
5 22 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (4.86%) PowerPivot
7 8 (2.16%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (7.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Endur
2 2 (0.54%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.57%) Office 365
2 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.89%) Yammer
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
4 2 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.22%) Intranet
2 12 (3.24%) DNS
3 11 (2.97%) VPN
4 9 (2.43%) Firewall
4 9 (2.43%) DHCP
5 8 (2.16%) SAN
6 7 (1.89%) Internet
6 7 (1.89%) VoIP
7 6 (1.62%) WAN
7 6 (1.62%) LAN
8 5 (1.35%) VLAN
8 5 (1.35%) LDAP
8 5 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.08%) SSL
9 4 (1.08%) FTP
10 3 (0.81%) NAS
10 3 (0.81%) Wireless
10 3 (0.81%) MPLS
10 3 (0.81%) SMTP
10 3 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
9 6 (1.62%) OLAP
9 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.35%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.35%) MySQL
11 4 (1.08%) MS Access
11 4 (1.08%) EDRMS
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.08%) Cognos Query Studio
12 3 (0.81%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.78%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.43%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.54%) NUnit
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.27%) Moq
6 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.27%) MSTest
6 1 (0.27%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.27%) SilkCentral
6 1 (0.27%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.27%) PeopleTools
General
1 81 (21.89%) Finance
2 47 (12.70%) Banking
3 15 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.51%) Legal
4 13 (3.51%) Advertising
5 9 (2.43%) Back Office
5 9 (2.43%) Law
6 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.62%) Marketing
8 5 (1.35%) French Language
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
9 2 (0.54%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (34.05%) Developer
2 88 (23.78%) Analyst
3 63 (17.03%) SharePoint Developer
4 26 (7.03%) Architect
5 25 (6.76%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 23 (6.22%) Consultant
7 18 (4.86%) SharePoint Architect
8 14 (3.78%) Administrator
9 12 (3.24%) Support Analyst
10 11 (2.97%) .NET Developer
11 10 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (2.43%) CRM Developer
12 9 (2.43%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (2.16%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.16%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Developer
13 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 7 (1.89%) MI Analyst
14 7 (1.89%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (28.92%) .NET
2 48 (12.97%) HTML
3 40 (10.81%) CSS
4 38 (10.27%) ASP.NET
5 30 (8.11%) jQuery
6 19 (5.14%) Web Services
7 17 (4.59%) XML
8 15 (4.05%) Ajax
9 12 (3.24%) MDX
10 7 (1.89%) WCF
11 6 (1.62%) HTML5
11 6 (1.62%) REST
12 5 (1.35%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.35%) XSL
13 4 (1.08%) WPF
13 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.08%) CSS3
13 4 (1.08%) SailPoint
14 3 (0.81%) Entity Framework
14 3 (0.81%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.97%) NHS
4 9 (2.43%) Visualisation
4 9 (2.43%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.16%) User Experience
6 6 (1.62%) Replication
6 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.35%) Clustering
8 4 (1.08%) PMI
8 4 (1.08%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.81%) CMDB
9 3 (0.81%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.54%) W3C
10 2 (0.54%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.05%) Windows
2 31 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (4.05%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.97%) UNIX
5 11 (2.97%) Linux
6 6 (1.62%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (12.16%) Project Management
3 39 (10.54%) CRM
4 36 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (9.19%) Migration
6 24 (6.49%) ITIL
7 22 (5.95%) PRINCE2
8 19 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (4.59%) Document Management
9 17 (4.59%) Data Modelling
10 14 (3.78%) Content Management
10 14 (3.78%) TDD
10 14 (3.78%) Workflow
11 12 (3.24%) Change Management
11 12 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.24%) Information Security
11 12 (3.24%) User Stories
12 11 (2.97%) Analytics
12 11 (2.97%) Waterfall
12 11 (2.97%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.14%) SQL
2 79 (21.35%) C#
3 46 (12.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.59%) Java
5 16 (4.32%) VBA
6 12 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.08%) C
11 3 (0.81%) VBScript
11 3 (0.81%) Perl
11 3 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) VB
12 2 (0.54%) Python
12 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.27%) R
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) Korn
13 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (4.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.05%) Degree
3 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.43%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.62%) PMP
6 6 (1.62%) MCITP
7 5 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.35%) MCSE
8 4 (1.08%) MCP
8 4 (1.08%) CISSP
8 4 (1.08%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.81%) MCSA
10 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CCA
10 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CCEA
10 2 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.43%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.08%) SLA
4 3 (0.81%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.27%) EMIR
6 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 37 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.35%) vSphere
4 4 (1.08%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.54%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.54%) UAG
5 2 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) vCloud
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.27%) Postfix
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) SCCM
1 4 (1.08%) SCOM
1 4 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.27%) vMotion
4 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 115 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.57%) VMware
3 22 (5.95%) IBM
4 21 (5.68%) Citrix
5 19 (5.14%) Cisco
6 16 (4.32%) Oracle
7 13 (3.51%) HP
8 10 (2.70%) SAP
9 7 (1.89%) Nintex
9 7 (1.89%) Kofax
9 7 (1.89%) Sun
9 7 (1.89%) Dell
10 6 (1.62%) Symantec
11 5 (1.35%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.35%) Cognos
12 4 (1.08%) Lotus
12 4 (1.08%) Remedy
12 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.08%) Tableau
13 3 (0.81%) 3PAR
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