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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 61 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 764 902 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.31% 3.72% 4.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.59% 19.93% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 640 575
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 22
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £32.10 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -5.12%
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
4343 4525 3968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.84% 18.66% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3136 3127 2607
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.82 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 168 £388 -7.73% 81
Canary Wharf +3 9 £330 -12.00%
Uxbridge -1 5 £350 +7.69%
Docklands, London +11 3 - -
Bromley +5 3 £294 -24.19% 1
Paddington - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -12 2 £365 +64.04%
Croydon -14 2 £438 +18.24% 1
Harrow - 2 £325 - 3
Romford - 2 £158 -
Enfield -2 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £360 -
Ilford - 1 £150 -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 593 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 393 (23.48%) SQL Server
3 385 (23.00%) Windows
4 378 (22.58%) .NET
5 375 (22.40%) Finance
6 371 (22.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 353 (21.09%) SQL
8 338 (20.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 335 (20.01%) C#
10 322 (19.24%) MS Excel
11 244 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
12 238 (14.22%) Project Management
13 235 (14.04%) HTML
14 211 (12.60%) Active Directory
15 203 (12.13%) MS Office
16 195 (11.65%) JavaScript
17 194 (11.59%) Banking
18 192 (11.47%) CSS
19 188 (11.23%) Migration
20 177 (10.57%) ASP.NET
21 158 (9.44%) VMware
22 144 (8.60%) ITIL
23 143 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
24 135 (8.06%) jQuery
25 121 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
25 121 (7.23%) MS Project
26 118 (7.05%) PRINCE2
26 118 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
27 116 (6.93%) MS Exchange
28 115 (6.87%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 371 (22.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 338 (20.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 116 (6.93%) MS Exchange
4 113 (6.75%) Lync
5 96 (5.73%) IIS
6 67 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 64 (3.82%) SharePoint Server
8 57 (3.41%) CMS
9 47 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
10 29 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 28 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
12 23 (1.37%) Apache
13 19 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (1.08%) Documentum
14 18 (1.08%) WebSphere
15 17 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
15 17 (1.02%) Umbraco
15 17 (1.02%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 322 (19.24%) MS Excel
2 203 (12.13%) MS Office
3 143 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 121 (7.23%) MS Project
5 81 (4.84%) MS Visio
6 40 (2.39%) InfoPath
7 26 (1.55%) PowerPivot
8 24 (1.43%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.18%) ProjectWise
11 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.12%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.060%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 78 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
5 6 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.24%) Tridion
6 4 (0.24%) Endur
6 4 (0.24%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.060%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.060%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 115 (6.87%) Office 365
2 70 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.60%) PaaS
4 9 (0.54%) SaaS
5 8 (0.48%) IaaS
6 5 (0.30%) GitHub
7 4 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (6.69%) Intranet
2 92 (5.50%) DNS
3 66 (3.94%) Firewall
4 64 (3.82%) VPN
4 64 (3.82%) SAN
5 44 (2.63%) DHCP
6 39 (2.33%) Internet
7 34 (2.03%) TCP/IP
8 28 (1.67%) VLAN
8 28 (1.67%) NAS
8 28 (1.67%) WAN
8 28 (1.67%) LAN
9 23 (1.37%) LDAP
9 23 (1.37%) MPLS
9 23 (1.37%) SSL
9 23 (1.37%) Wireless
10 20 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 20 (1.19%) Extranet
11 19 (1.14%) HTTP
12 13 (0.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 110 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 97 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 53 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.31%) PerformancePoint
10 21 (1.25%) QlikView
11 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Power View
11 15 (0.90%) OLAP
12 14 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.84%) MS Access
12 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (0.66%) EDRMS
14 10 (0.60%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 106 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 89 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (1.55%) JIRA
4 13 (0.78%) MSBuild
4 13 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 12 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
6 10 (0.60%) NUnit
6 10 (0.60%) Subversion
7 8 (0.48%) MSTest
8 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (0.36%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.24%) Serena SBM
10 4 (0.24%) Selenium
10 4 (0.24%) WiX
10 4 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (0.24%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 375 (22.40%) Finance
2 194 (11.59%) Banking
3 82 (4.90%) Investment Banking
4 54 (3.23%) Advertising
5 43 (2.57%) Legal
6 36 (2.15%) Marketing
7 33 (1.97%) Publishing
8 31 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.55%) Law
10 23 (1.37%) Retail
11 13 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.72%) Back Office
13 11 (0.66%) French Language
14 10 (0.60%) Front Office
15 8 (0.48%) Billing
16 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.18%) Games
17 3 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 469 (28.02%) Developer
2 330 (19.71%) Analyst
3 247 (14.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 182 (10.87%) Architect
5 138 (8.24%) Consultant
6 121 (7.23%) Project Manager
7 101 (6.03%) Business Analyst
8 66 (3.94%) Administrator
9 65 (3.88%) SharePoint Architect
10 57 (3.41%) Support Analyst
11 56 (3.35%) SharePoint Consultant
12 47 (2.81%) PMO Analyst
13 43 (2.57%) .NET Developer
14 38 (2.27%) Coordinator
15 37 (2.21%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
17 35 (2.09%) Technical Architect
18 33 (1.97%) SharePoint Administrator
19 31 (1.85%) Support Engineer
20 28 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (22.58%) .NET
2 235 (14.04%) HTML
3 192 (11.47%) CSS
4 177 (10.57%) ASP.NET
5 135 (8.06%) jQuery
6 87 (5.20%) XML
7 79 (4.72%) Web Services
8 67 (4.00%) HTML5
9 58 (3.46%) WCF
10 52 (3.11%) XSLT
11 50 (2.99%) Ajax
12 43 (2.57%) .NET Framework
13 32 (1.91%) CSS3
14 28 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (1.25%) Middleware
15 21 (1.25%) JSON
16 19 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 18 (1.08%) SOAP
18 14 (0.84%) XHTML
18 14 (0.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.58%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.11%) Clustering
4 38 (2.27%) User Experience
5 35 (2.09%) Blackberry
6 31 (1.85%) NHS
6 31 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.37%) Wiki
7 23 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 22 (1.31%) Thin Client
9 20 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 20 (1.19%) Replication
10 16 (0.96%) Taxonomies
10 16 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 15 (0.90%) Social Media
11 15 (0.90%) PKI
12 12 (0.72%) PMI
12 12 (0.72%) Open Source
12 12 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 385 (23.00%) Windows
2 121 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (5.73%) Windows 7
4 86 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (2.57%) Windows XP
7 42 (2.51%) Linux
8 22 (1.31%) UNIX
9 20 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.84%) Windows Vista
12 13 (0.78%) Solaris
13 10 (0.60%) Android
14 9 (0.54%) SUSE
15 6 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.30%) HPUX
17 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.18%) CentOS
18 2 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (14.22%) Project Management
3 188 (11.23%) Migration
4 144 (8.60%) ITIL
5 118 (7.05%) PRINCE2
5 118 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
6 110 (6.57%) CRM
7 103 (6.15%) Workflow
8 102 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 97 (5.79%) Change Management
10 68 (4.06%) MVC
11 66 (3.94%) ETL
12 65 (3.88%) Document Management
13 64 (3.82%) Content Management
14 56 (3.35%) Scrum
15 53 (3.17%) Business Analysis
16 51 (3.05%) Data Modelling
17 46 (2.75%) Asset Management
18 42 (2.51%) TDD
19 41 (2.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 353 (21.09%) SQL
2 335 (20.01%) C#
3 195 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 108 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 57 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 51 (3.05%) Java
7 49 (2.93%) VBA
8 30 (1.79%) VB
9 23 (1.37%) VB.NET
10 22 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.19%) Korn
12 19 (1.14%) VBScript
13 16 (0.96%) Perl
14 13 (0.78%) Jython
15 12 (0.72%) PHP
15 12 (0.72%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.66%) C-shell
16 11 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.60%) C++
17 10 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 86 (5.14%) Degree
3 80 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (4.06%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 25 (1.49%) MCITP
7 23 (1.37%) MCSE
8 21 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (1.25%) PMP
9 20 (1.19%) MCP
10 17 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (0.78%) ISEB
12 12 (0.72%) MCTS
13 11 (0.66%) A+ Certification
14 10 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.60%) MCDST
15 9 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.36%) CISSP
16 6 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
16 6 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.87%) QA
2 17 (1.02%) SLA
3 10 (0.60%) COBIT
3 10 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.060%) WCAG
8 1 (0.060%) GxP
8 1 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 211 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 83 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 50 (2.99%) vSphere
5 43 (2.57%) XenApp
6 24 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 16 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (0.90%) UAG
8 15 (0.90%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.42%) vCloud
11 7 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (0.42%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.36%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 81 (4.84%) SCCM
2 41 (2.45%) SCOM
3 17 (1.02%) HP SIM
4 16 (0.96%) SCOrch
5 14 (0.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 13 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.72%) SCVMM
7 12 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
8 10 (0.60%) Puppet
8 10 (0.60%) EdgeSight
9 8 (0.48%) CA SiteMinder
9 8 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (0.42%) Control-M
11 5 (0.30%) DatAdvantage
11 5 (0.30%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.24%) WSUS
13 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (0.18%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 593 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 158 (9.44%) VMware
3 102 (6.09%) Citrix
4 98 (5.85%) HP
5 70 (4.18%) Oracle
6 60 (3.58%) Cisco
7 59 (3.52%) SAP
8 45 (2.69%) IBM
9 40 (2.39%) Tableau
10 32 (1.91%) Dell
11 31 (1.85%) Bloomberg
12 30 (1.79%) BMC
13 29 (1.73%) Symantec
14 28 (1.67%) Nintex
15 27 (1.61%) Remedy
16 23 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (1.31%) Sitecore
17 22 (1.31%) Veritas
18 21 (1.25%) AppSense
19 20 (1.19%) Red Hat
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