The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.63% 1.83% 13.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% 20.00% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate £273 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.44% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £430 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -2.56%
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 Croydon region.

Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
38 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.51% 9.17% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 13
Average daily rate £375 £475 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £470 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £707 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Croydon region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Croydon region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SharePoint
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) ICT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco