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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 19 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.29% 8.82% 5.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.00% 30.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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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
50 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.97% 29.41% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 10
Average daily rate £350 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (42.86%) IIS
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) MCSE
5 8 (38.10%) XML
5 8 (38.10%) ITIL
5 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
5 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) SAN
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (28.57%) MCSA
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) CRM
8 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
8 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
8 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) MS Project

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (42.86%) IIS
3 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) FileNet
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
1 5 (23.81%) MS Project
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) SSDT
4 2 (9.52%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) MSTest
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) Ajax
3 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Taxonomies
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) R
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 6 (28.57%) MCSA
4 4 (19.05%) MCSM
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
2 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian