The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Croydon region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 12 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.58% 5.81% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 27.78% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £311 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -18.00%
Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
20 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.32% 20.93% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 10
Average daily rate £390 £311 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -37.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £211 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £550 £801
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (27.78%) Information Management
4 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) Document Management
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (16.67%) ProjectWise
6 3 (16.67%) GIS
6 3 (16.67%) Maximo
6 3 (16.67%) Open Text
6 3 (16.67%) LiveLink
6 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (16.67%) LiveLink
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) MS Project
4 3 (16.67%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
3 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) GIS
3 2 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Information Management
2 4 (22.22%) Document Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) CAD
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCSM
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Open Text