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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 12 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.85% 7.23% 3.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 37.14% 42.86% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £311 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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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
35 14 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.52% 16.87% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 18
Average daily rate £425 £301 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.19% -32.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £289 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (55.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) Workflow
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) MS Project
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) NUnit
9 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (25.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Capability Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) WinForms
5 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) WF
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Social Network
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Document Management
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSM
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware