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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 54 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 895 892 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.63% 3.52% 4.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.40% 18.90% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 616 691
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 29
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.03 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £31.05 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
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
4614 4719 4571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.73% 18.63% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3168 3213 2989
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 92 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -0.77%
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 £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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 +5 203 £400 -0.99% 80
Croydon -3 12 £444 +21.57%
Uxbridge -11 9 £413 +4.43%
Docklands, London +13 5 £488 +3.72% 1
Canary Wharf +7 5 £325 -7.14%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 - -
Ilford - 3 £238 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £360 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 594 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 428 (24.81%) Finance
3 394 (22.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 390 (22.61%) SQL Server
5 384 (22.26%) Windows
6 376 (21.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 366 (21.22%) .NET
8 341 (19.77%) SQL
9 339 (19.65%) MS Excel
10 285 (16.52%) C#
11 265 (15.36%) Project Management
12 256 (14.84%) HTML
13 237 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
14 208 (12.06%) Active Directory
15 200 (11.59%) MS Office
16 198 (11.48%) ASP.NET
17 191 (11.07%) Banking
18 189 (10.96%) JavaScript
19 187 (10.84%) CSS
20 174 (10.09%) Migration
21 154 (8.93%) ITIL
22 151 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
23 140 (8.12%) VMware
24 137 (7.94%) PRINCE2
25 136 (7.88%) jQuery
25 136 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
26 132 (7.65%) Intranet
27 131 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 126 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
29 123 (7.13%) Visual Studio

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 394 (22.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 376 (21.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 118 (6.84%) MS Exchange
4 107 (6.20%) Lync
5 98 (5.68%) IIS
6 72 (4.17%) CMS
7 66 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 63 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
9 54 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
10 29 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (1.33%) Apache
12 22 (1.28%) Umbraco
12 22 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
13 20 (1.16%) IBM Notes
14 19 (1.10%) WebSphere
15 18 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
16 17 (0.99%) Tomcat
17 16 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (0.93%) Documentum
17 16 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 339 (19.65%) MS Excel
2 200 (11.59%) MS Office
3 151 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 121 (7.01%) MS Project
5 80 (4.64%) MS Visio
6 43 (2.49%) InfoPath
7 38 (2.20%) Photoshop
8 27 (1.57%) 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 78 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.41%) 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
1 111 (6.43%) Office 365
2 51 (2.96%) 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%) IaaS
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (7.65%) Intranet
2 92 (5.33%) DNS
3 58 (3.36%) Firewall
4 55 (3.19%) SAN
5 52 (3.01%) VPN
6 45 (2.61%) Internet
7 42 (2.43%) DHCP
8 34 (1.97%) WAN
9 31 (1.80%) LAN
10 22 (1.28%) Wireless
11 21 (1.22%) Extranet
12 20 (1.16%) TCP/IP
12 20 (1.16%) HTTP
13 19 (1.10%) NAS
14 17 (0.99%) VLAN
14 17 (0.99%) LDAP
14 17 (0.99%) SSL
15 14 (0.81%) MPLS
16 13 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
17 11 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 131 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 85 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 26 (1.51%) PerformancePoint
11 24 (1.39%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (1.16%) QlikView
14 17 (0.99%) EDRMS
15 13 (0.75%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.70%) MS Access
16 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Power View
18 9 (0.52%) MySQL
18 9 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 123 (7.13%) Visual Studio
2 79 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (2.03%) JIRA
4 16 (0.93%) Subversion
5 14 (0.81%) NUnit
5 14 (0.81%) MSBuild
6 13 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.46%) MSTest
9 8 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.35%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.23%) Serena SBM
11 4 (0.23%) WiX
11 4 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.23%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.23%) Selenium
12 3 (0.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 428 (24.81%) Finance
2 191 (11.07%) Banking
3 71 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 51 (2.96%) Marketing
4 51 (2.96%) Advertising
5 50 (2.90%) Legal
6 47 (2.72%) Publishing
7 32 (1.86%) Retail
8 29 (1.68%) Law
8 29 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.04%) Front Office
10 18 (1.04%) Back Office
11 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.35%) Games
13 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.29%) French Language
14 5 (0.29%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 441 (25.57%) Developer
2 335 (19.42%) Analyst
3 242 (14.03%) SharePoint Developer
4 156 (9.04%) Architect
5 146 (8.46%) Consultant
6 139 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 108 (6.26%) Business Analyst
8 70 (4.06%) SharePoint Architect
9 62 (3.59%) SharePoint Consultant
10 59 (3.42%) Support Analyst
11 56 (3.25%) PMO Analyst
12 51 (2.96%) Administrator
13 44 (2.55%) Coordinator
14 43 (2.49%) .NET Developer
15 36 (2.09%) Senior Developer
16 31 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
17 30 (1.74%) SharePoint Project Manager
18 29 (1.68%) SharePoint Business Analyst
18 29 (1.68%) SharePoint Administrator
19 27 (1.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (21.22%) .NET
2 256 (14.84%) HTML
3 198 (11.48%) ASP.NET
4 187 (10.84%) CSS
5 136 (7.88%) jQuery
6 84 (4.87%) XML
7 76 (4.41%) Web Services
8 70 (4.06%) .NET Framework
9 67 (3.88%) HTML5
10 58 (3.36%) XSLT
11 57 (3.30%) WCF
12 47 (2.72%) Ajax
13 34 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (1.51%) CSS3
14 26 (1.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 22 (1.28%) Middleware
16 20 (1.16%) JSON
16 20 (1.16%) MDX
17 14 (0.81%) Silverlight
17 14 (0.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.61%) Blackberry
4 44 (2.55%) Clustering
5 29 (1.68%) NHS
5 29 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.57%) User Experience
7 23 (1.33%) Social Media
8 22 (1.28%) Wiki
9 20 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.04%) Taxonomies
12 17 (0.99%) PMI
12 17 (0.99%) iPad
13 14 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.75%) Fat Client
14 13 (0.75%) Thin Client
14 13 (0.75%) Replication
15 12 (0.70%) Graphic Design
15 12 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 384 (22.26%) Windows
2 136 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (5.62%) Windows 7
4 89 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 44 (2.55%) Linux
8 26 (1.51%) UNIX
9 25 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.70%) Android
11 8 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.35%) CentOS
13 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.29%) Solaris
14 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.17%) SUSE
15 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (15.36%) Project Management
2 237 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (10.09%) Migration
4 154 (8.93%) ITIL
5 137 (7.94%) PRINCE2
6 126 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 117 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 108 (6.26%) Workflow
9 105 (6.09%) CRM
10 95 (5.51%) Change Management
11 85 (4.93%) Content Management
12 77 (4.46%) MVC
13 70 (4.06%) Document Management
14 64 (3.71%) Business Analysis
15 61 (3.54%) Asset Management
16 59 (3.42%) ETL
17 58 (3.36%) Scrum
18 51 (2.96%) Risk Management
19 45 (2.61%) Programme Management
19 45 (2.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 341 (19.77%) SQL
2 285 (16.52%) C#
3 189 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 99 (5.74%) PowerShell
5 61 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 44 (2.55%) Java
7 31 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 30 (1.74%) VBA
8 30 (1.74%) VB
9 21 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 19 (1.10%) Perl
11 15 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 14 (0.81%) Korn
13 13 (0.75%) Jython
13 13 (0.75%) VBScript
14 12 (0.70%) PHP
15 11 (0.64%) C
15 11 (0.64%) Python
15 11 (0.64%) C-shell
15 11 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (6.03%) Degree
2 87 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 65 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 30 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 27 (1.57%) MCSE
7 25 (1.45%) MCITP
8 18 (1.04%) PMP
9 17 (0.99%) MCP
10 15 (0.87%) MCTS
11 12 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 54 (3.13%) QA
2 21 (1.22%) SLA
3 12 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.64%) COBIT
5 9 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.35%) P3O
8 3 (0.17%) WAI
8 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.12%) GxP
9 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.058%) GCP
10 1 (0.058%) GMP
10 1 (0.058%) WCAG
10 1 (0.058%) EMIR
10 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 208 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 68 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.26%) vSphere
5 34 (1.97%) XenApp
6 16 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 16 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.81%) UAG
8 8 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.41%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.35%) Xen
11 5 (0.29%) XenServer
12 4 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.17%) vCloud
13 3 (0.17%) NFS
14 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 73 (4.23%) SCCM
2 37 (2.14%) SCOM
3 17 (0.99%) Puppet
4 16 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 14 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (0.75%) SCOrch
7 11 (0.64%) HP SIM
8 10 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
8 10 (0.58%) ARCserve
9 7 (0.41%) Control-M
9 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.41%) 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
1 594 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 140 (8.12%) VMware
3 95 (5.51%) Oracle
4 87 (5.04%) Citrix
5 77 (4.46%) HP
6 64 (3.71%) Cisco
7 54 (3.13%) SAP
8 39 (2.26%) Tableau
9 33 (1.91%) IBM
10 32 (1.86%) Sitecore
11 31 (1.80%) Symantec
11 31 (1.80%) Remedy
12 28 (1.62%) Nintex
13 27 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (1.51%) BMC
15 24 (1.39%) Bloomberg
16 23 (1.33%) AppSense
16 23 (1.33%) Dell
17 22 (1.28%) Business Objects
17 22 (1.28%) Red Hat
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