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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.31% 13.57% 12.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.45% 57.58% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 11
Average daily rate £175 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £25.41 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-42.93% +21.00%
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
71 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.31% 23.57% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 4 (40.00%) VB
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Billing
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) VBA
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) CMDB
5 2 (20.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) VB
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
2 3 (30.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow