The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 55 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 879 885 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.56% 3.49% 4.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.03% 18.79% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 618 673
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -45.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.03 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £31.05 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.93%
SharePoint
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
4619 4710 4430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.73% 18.59% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3196 3227 2896
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 91 148
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in London

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in London

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in London

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in London

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SharePoint
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 200 £399 -0.31% 87
Croydon -5 10 £450 +23.28%
Uxbridge -6 9 £413 +14.58%
Docklands, London +16 6 £488 +3.72% 1
Canary Wharf +3 6 £325 -7.14%
Ilford - 3 £238 -
Kingston Upon Thames -9 2 - -
Paddington - 2 - -
Romford - 1 £140 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £360 - 1
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 602 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 428 (24.64%) Finance
3 397 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 395 (22.74%) SQL Server
5 387 (22.28%) Windows
6 382 (21.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 365 (21.01%) .NET
8 349 (20.09%) SQL
9 344 (19.80%) MS Excel
10 286 (16.47%) C#
11 268 (15.43%) Project Management
12 259 (14.91%) HTML
13 239 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
14 209 (12.03%) Active Directory
15 204 (11.74%) MS Office
16 197 (11.34%) ASP.NET
17 191 (11.00%) JavaScript
18 190 (10.94%) Banking
19 189 (10.88%) CSS
20 177 (10.19%) Migration
21 154 (8.87%) ITIL
22 148 (8.52%) MS PowerPoint
23 143 (8.23%) VMware
24 138 (7.94%) PRINCE2
25 137 (7.89%) jQuery
25 137 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
26 132 (7.60%) Intranet
27 131 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 126 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
29 123 (7.08%) MS Project

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 397 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 382 (21.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 119 (6.85%) MS Exchange
4 107 (6.16%) Lync
5 98 (5.64%) IIS
6 72 (4.15%) CMS
7 67 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 64 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
9 55 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
10 29 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (1.32%) Apache
12 22 (1.27%) Umbraco
12 22 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
13 20 (1.15%) IBM Notes
14 19 (1.09%) WebSphere
15 18 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
16 17 (0.98%) Tomcat
17 16 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (0.92%) Documentum
17 16 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 344 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 204 (11.74%) MS Office
3 148 (8.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 123 (7.08%) MS Project
5 82 (4.72%) MS Visio
6 43 (2.48%) InfoPath
7 38 (2.19%) Photoshop
8 28 (1.61%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.12%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.12%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 80 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
6 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.29%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.23%) CA Clarity
8 4 (0.23%) Tridion
8 4 (0.23%) Misys Midas
9 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 110 (6.33%) Office 365
2 51 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.52%) GitHub
4 8 (0.46%) SaaS
5 6 (0.35%) PaaS
5 6 (0.35%) Force.com
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 132 (7.60%) Intranet
2 92 (5.30%) DNS
3 60 (3.45%) Firewall
4 56 (3.22%) SAN
5 54 (3.11%) VPN
6 45 (2.59%) Internet
7 42 (2.42%) DHCP
8 34 (1.96%) WAN
9 31 (1.78%) LAN
10 22 (1.27%) Wireless
11 20 (1.15%) TCP/IP
11 20 (1.15%) HTTP
11 20 (1.15%) Extranet
12 19 (1.09%) NAS
13 17 (0.98%) VLAN
13 17 (0.98%) SSL
13 17 (0.98%) LDAP
14 16 (0.92%) MPLS
15 13 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
16 11 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 131 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 84 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 64 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 25 (1.44%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.38%) PerformancePoint
12 23 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (1.15%) QlikView
14 17 (0.98%) EDRMS
15 13 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.75%) MS Access
16 12 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
18 9 (0.52%) MySQL
18 9 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 121 (6.97%) Visual Studio
2 80 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (2.01%) JIRA
4 16 (0.92%) Subversion
5 15 (0.86%) NUnit
6 14 (0.81%) MSBuild
7 13 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
8 11 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.46%) MSTest
10 8 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.35%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.29%) Serena SBM
12 5 (0.29%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.23%) Selenium
13 4 (0.23%) WiX
13 4 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (0.23%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 428 (24.64%) Finance
2 190 (10.94%) Banking
3 70 (4.03%) Investment Banking
4 51 (2.94%) Marketing
4 51 (2.94%) Advertising
5 49 (2.82%) Legal
6 48 (2.76%) Publishing
7 32 (1.84%) Retail
8 30 (1.73%) Law
9 29 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.38%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.09%) Back Office
12 18 (1.04%) Front Office
13 12 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.35%) Billing
15 6 (0.35%) Games
15 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.29%) French Language
17 4 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 443 (25.50%) Developer
2 338 (19.46%) Analyst
3 244 (14.05%) SharePoint Developer
4 159 (9.15%) Architect
5 145 (8.35%) Consultant
6 139 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 109 (6.28%) Business Analyst
8 70 (4.03%) SharePoint Architect
9 61 (3.51%) SharePoint Consultant
10 60 (3.45%) Support Analyst
11 56 (3.22%) PMO Analyst
12 52 (2.99%) Administrator
13 45 (2.59%) Coordinator
14 43 (2.48%) .NET Developer
15 36 (2.07%) Senior Developer
16 31 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
16 31 (1.78%) SharePoint Project Manager
17 29 (1.67%) SharePoint Business Analyst
17 29 (1.67%) SharePoint Administrator
18 28 (1.61%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (21.01%) .NET
2 259 (14.91%) HTML
3 197 (11.34%) ASP.NET
4 189 (10.88%) CSS
5 137 (7.89%) jQuery
6 85 (4.89%) XML
7 78 (4.49%) Web Services
8 70 (4.03%) .NET Framework
9 68 (3.91%) HTML5
10 59 (3.40%) WCF
11 58 (3.34%) XSLT
12 48 (2.76%) Ajax
13 33 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (1.55%) CSS3
15 26 (1.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 22 (1.27%) Middleware
17 20 (1.15%) JSON
18 18 (1.04%) MDX
19 14 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
19 14 (0.81%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.59%) Blackberry
3 45 (2.59%) Clustering
4 30 (1.73%) User Experience
5 29 (1.67%) NHS
6 28 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.32%) Wiki
7 23 (1.32%) Social Media
8 20 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.09%) Taxonomies
10 17 (0.98%) PMI
10 17 (0.98%) iPad
11 15 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.86%) Replication
12 13 (0.75%) Thin Client
12 13 (0.75%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.69%) Graphic Design
14 11 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 387 (22.28%) Windows
2 137 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (5.64%) Windows 7
4 89 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (2.65%) Windows XP
7 45 (2.59%) Linux
8 27 (1.55%) UNIX
9 25 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.69%) Android
11 9 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.35%) Solaris
13 6 (0.35%) CentOS
14 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.23%) SUSE
16 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.17%) AIX
17 2 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (15.43%) Project Management
2 239 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (10.19%) Migration
4 154 (8.87%) ITIL
5 138 (7.94%) PRINCE2
6 126 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
8 108 (6.22%) CRM
8 108 (6.22%) Workflow
9 94 (5.41%) Change Management
10 85 (4.89%) Content Management
11 76 (4.38%) MVC
12 71 (4.09%) Document Management
13 63 (3.63%) Business Analysis
14 62 (3.57%) Asset Management
15 59 (3.40%) Scrum
16 58 (3.34%) ETL
17 50 (2.88%) Risk Management
18 45 (2.59%) Data Modelling
19 44 (2.53%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 349 (20.09%) SQL
2 286 (16.47%) C#
3 191 (11.00%) JavaScript
4 100 (5.76%) PowerShell
5 62 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 44 (2.53%) Java
7 34 (1.96%) VBA
8 31 (1.78%) VB.NET
9 30 (1.73%) VB
10 22 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.09%) Perl
12 15 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 15 (0.86%) Korn
13 13 (0.75%) Jython
13 13 (0.75%) VBScript
14 12 (0.69%) PHP
15 11 (0.63%) Python
15 11 (0.63%) C-shell
15 11 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 103 (5.93%) Degree
2 86 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 66 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 30 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 27 (1.55%) MCSE
7 24 (1.38%) MCITP
8 18 (1.04%) PMP
9 17 (0.98%) MCP
10 14 (0.81%) MCTS
11 12 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.58%) MCSD
13 10 (0.58%) ISEB
14 9 (0.52%) MCSA
15 6 (0.35%) MCDBA
15 6 (0.35%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.22%) QA
2 20 (1.15%) SLA
3 11 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.63%) COBIT
4 9 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.35%) P3O
7 3 (0.17%) WAI
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.12%) GxP
8 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.058%) GCP
9 1 (0.058%) GMP
9 1 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 209 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 70 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.25%) vSphere
5 34 (1.96%) XenApp
6 16 (0.92%) VMware ESX
6 16 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.81%) UAG
8 8 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.40%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.35%) Xen
11 5 (0.29%) XenServer
11 5 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.23%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.17%) vCloud
13 3 (0.17%) NFS
14 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 73 (4.20%) SCCM
2 37 (2.13%) SCOM
3 17 (0.98%) Puppet
4 16 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 14 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (0.75%) SCOrch
7 11 (0.63%) HP SIM
8 10 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
8 10 (0.58%) ARCserve
9 7 (0.40%) Control-M
9 7 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.35%) Opsview
10 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 6 (0.35%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.35%) Nagios
10 6 (0.35%) CA SiteMinder
11 5 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.29%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 602 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 143 (8.23%) VMware
3 96 (5.53%) Oracle
4 86 (4.95%) Citrix
5 78 (4.49%) HP
6 66 (3.80%) Cisco
7 54 (3.11%) SAP
8 39 (2.25%) Tableau
9 33 (1.90%) IBM
10 32 (1.84%) Sitecore
11 31 (1.78%) Symantec
11 31 (1.78%) Remedy
12 28 (1.61%) Nintex
13 27 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (1.50%) BMC
15 24 (1.38%) Bloomberg
16 23 (1.32%) AppSense
16 23 (1.32%) Dell
17 22 (1.27%) Red Hat
18 21 (1.21%) Business Objects
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