The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Foundation skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Foundation over the 3 months to 16 April 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank 412 - 416
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% - 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.092% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - £344 £300
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4356 3951 4428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.60% 17.97% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2988 2539 2671
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 135 126
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint Foundation
England

SharePoint Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SharePoint Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in London

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Trend in London

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Histogram in London

SharePoint Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation.

1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (55.56%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
6 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) InfoPath
6 4 (44.44%) Content Management
6 4 (44.44%) Workflow
6 4 (44.44%) jQuery
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (33.33%) HTML

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Lync
5 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Consultant
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) CAML
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
7 1 (11.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft