The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 384 349 326
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -23
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 22 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 1.29% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 30
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£381 £345 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.50% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £235 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.97% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +124.48%
SharePoint Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4274 4184 3942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.09% 17.92% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2867 2903 2534
Average daily rate £404 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 72 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in London

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the London region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 7 £525 +58.49% 4
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 31 (81.58%) SharePoint
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
4 13 (34.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
5 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
5 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) MS Office
7 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (18.42%) Intranet
8 7 (18.42%) Content Management
8 7 (18.42%) InfoPath
9 6 (15.79%) IIS
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL
9 6 (15.79%) C#
9 6 (15.79%) jQuery
10 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
10 5 (13.16%) Information Architecture
10 5 (13.16%) Office 365
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.16%) Web Services

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (81.58%) SharePoint
2 13 (34.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (15.79%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.26%) Content Management Server
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.63%) CMS
7 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.63%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
3 7 (18.42%) InfoPath
4 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
4 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Intranet
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) Extranet
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) VLAN
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) OLAP
4 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technology Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) CSS
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) jQuery
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) Middleware
5 5 (13.16%) XSLT
5 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
6 4 (10.53%) XML
6 4 (10.53%) XSL
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.63%) CAML
8 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.63%) REST
8 1 (2.63%) Struts
8 1 (2.63%) WCF
8 1 (2.63%) Flash
8 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Taxonomies
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) Content Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.16%) Information Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) B2B
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Network Management
6 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) R
7 1 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCTS
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CCVP
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCT
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CCA
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) NEC
5 1 (2.63%) Sun