The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 49 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 848 876 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.71% 3.67% 3.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.77% 20.47% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 569 610
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 27
Average hourly rate £20.56 £25.50 £36.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.36% -29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £12.00 £16.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £59.40 £57.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4289 4279 4334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.79% 17.95% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 2710 2731
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 148 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SharePoint
England

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 9 July 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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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 0 200 £413 +3.12% 93
Canary Wharf +21 12 £270 +0.46%
Croydon +6 8 £438 +40.90% 2
Uxbridge +2 8 £260 -50.47%
Brentford -2 4 £233 -8.82%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 4 £325 -
Docklands, London +4 2 £406 +6.90% 2
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Barking - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Romford - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 637 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 485 (27.19%) Finance
3 460 (25.78%) SQL Server
4 459 (25.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 402 (22.53%) .NET
6 370 (20.74%) MS Excel
7 365 (20.46%) SQL
8 344 (19.28%) Windows
9 303 (16.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 277 (15.53%) Project Management
11 261 (14.63%) HTML
12 257 (14.41%) C#
13 245 (13.73%) MS Office
14 213 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 211 (11.83%) ASP.NET
16 206 (11.55%) JavaScript
16 206 (11.55%) Active Directory
17 201 (11.27%) CSS
18 184 (10.31%) Banking
19 182 (10.20%) ITIL
20 163 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
21 161 (9.02%) Migration
22 157 (8.80%) PRINCE2
22 157 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
23 156 (8.74%) Intranet
24 151 (8.46%) jQuery
25 144 (8.07%) VMware
26 142 (7.96%) CRM
26 142 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
27 136 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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
1 459 (25.73%) SharePoint 2010
2 303 (16.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 132 (7.40%) MS Exchange
4 103 (5.77%) IIS
5 85 (4.76%) CMS
6 76 (4.26%) Lync
7 70 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
8 59 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 47 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (2.41%) IBM Notes
11 36 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 34 (1.91%) MS Project Server
13 29 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 24 (1.35%) Umbraco
15 22 (1.23%) WordPress
16 21 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
16 21 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.73%) DNN
18 12 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
19 11 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 370 (20.74%) MS Excel
2 245 (13.73%) MS Office
3 136 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 114 (6.39%) MS Project
5 71 (3.98%) MS Visio
6 55 (3.08%) InfoPath
7 39 (2.19%) PowerPivot
8 26 (1.46%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.28%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.17%) ProjectWise
11 3 (0.17%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.056%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.056%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 100 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.50%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.28%) CA Clarity
4 5 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.22%) Maximo
5 4 (0.22%) Tridion
5 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.04%) Office 365
2 30 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.50%) SaaS
4 5 (0.28%) GitHub
5 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.17%) Force.com
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.056%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 156 (8.74%) Intranet
2 68 (3.81%) DNS
3 65 (3.64%) Firewall
4 58 (3.25%) SAN
5 39 (2.19%) Internet
6 35 (1.96%) VPN
7 34 (1.91%) LAN
8 33 (1.85%) WAN
8 33 (1.85%) DHCP
9 30 (1.68%) Extranet
10 23 (1.29%) TCP/IP
11 20 (1.12%) NAS
12 19 (1.07%) Wireless
13 18 (1.01%) LDAP
13 18 (1.01%) VoIP
14 13 (0.73%) HTTP
15 12 (0.67%) MPLS
16 11 (0.62%) SSL
17 10 (0.56%) VLAN
18 9 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 213 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 110 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 110 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 57 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
8 35 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 32 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 29 (1.63%) QlikView
11 25 (1.40%) MS Access
12 20 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (1.01%) EDRMS
14 16 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.90%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
15 13 (0.73%) OLAP
16 12 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 129 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 75 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.18%) JIRA
4 20 (1.12%) Subversion
5 16 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.56%) NUnit
9 9 (0.50%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.39%) Xcode
11 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.22%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.17%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.17%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.17%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.17%) Moq
General
1 485 (27.19%) Finance
2 184 (10.31%) Banking
3 59 (3.31%) Marketing
4 57 (3.20%) Publishing
5 53 (2.97%) Legal
6 50 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 42 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.91%) Law
9 31 (1.74%) Advertising
10 29 (1.63%) Retail
11 24 (1.35%) Back Office
12 19 (1.07%) Front Office
13 17 (0.95%) Billing
14 16 (0.90%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.50%) Local Government
16 9 (0.50%) Games
17 6 (0.34%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 458 (25.67%) Developer
2 346 (19.39%) Analyst
3 240 (13.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 149 (8.35%) Project Manager
5 142 (7.96%) Architect
6 138 (7.74%) Consultant
7 97 (5.44%) Business Analyst
8 85 (4.76%) Administrator
9 72 (4.04%) SharePoint Consultant
10 59 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 59 (3.31%) Support Analyst
11 50 (2.80%) Coordinator
11 50 (2.80%) SharePoint Administrator
12 49 (2.75%) SharePoint Architect
13 42 (2.35%) .NET Developer
14 40 (2.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 36 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.02%) PMO Analyst
16 32 (1.79%) Designer
17 29 (1.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (22.53%) .NET
2 261 (14.63%) HTML
3 211 (11.83%) ASP.NET
4 201 (11.27%) CSS
5 151 (8.46%) jQuery
6 115 (6.45%) XML
7 102 (5.72%) Web Services
8 84 (4.71%) .NET Framework
9 62 (3.48%) WCF
10 60 (3.36%) Ajax
11 55 (3.08%) XSLT
12 53 (2.97%) HTML5
13 51 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (1.96%) MDX
15 26 (1.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 24 (1.35%) Middleware
17 22 (1.23%) WF
17 22 (1.23%) CSS3
18 20 (1.12%) Windows SharePoint Services
19 19 (1.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.20%) Management Information System
2 66 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 30 (1.68%) Taxonomies
4 29 (1.63%) NHS
4 29 (1.63%) Clustering
4 29 (1.63%) Hedge funds
5 27 (1.51%) Social Media
6 22 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.18%) CMDB
8 20 (1.12%) Wiki
9 19 (1.07%) iPad
10 18 (1.01%) PMI
11 17 (0.95%) FMCG
12 16 (0.90%) Replication
12 16 (0.90%) Graphic Design
13 15 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.78%) E-Learning
15 13 (0.73%) iPhone
16 11 (0.62%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 344 (19.28%) Windows
2 142 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (6.78%) Windows 7
4 83 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (2.97%) Windows XP
6 37 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (2.02%) UNIX
8 34 (1.91%) Linux
9 15 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 14 (0.78%) Windows Vista
11 13 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.50%) Android
13 9 (0.50%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.45%) CentOS
15 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.17%) AIX
16 3 (0.17%) Solaris
17 2 (0.11%) SUSE
18 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (15.53%) Project Management
2 182 (10.20%) ITIL
3 163 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
4 161 (9.02%) Migration
5 157 (8.80%) PRINCE2
6 142 (7.96%) CRM
7 116 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (6.05%) Change Management
9 101 (5.66%) Content Management
10 98 (5.49%) Document Management
10 98 (5.49%) Workflow
11 89 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (4.48%) MVC
13 75 (4.20%) Business Analysis
14 72 (4.04%) Asset Management
15 63 (3.53%) Risk Management
16 61 (3.42%) UML
17 60 (3.36%) Configuration Management
17 60 (3.36%) Service Delivery
18 54 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 365 (20.46%) SQL
2 257 (14.41%) C#
3 206 (11.55%) JavaScript
4 86 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 60 (3.36%) Java
6 56 (3.14%) T-SQL
7 27 (1.51%) VBA
8 26 (1.46%) C
9 22 (1.23%) VB
9 22 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 20 (1.12%) PHP
11 19 (1.07%) Perl
12 18 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.67%) Python
14 11 (0.62%) VBScript
15 10 (0.56%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.34%) C++
18 5 (0.28%) Ruby
19 4 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 134 (7.51%) Degree
2 78 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 31 (1.74%) MCITP
6 25 (1.40%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.23%) MCSE
8 20 (1.12%) MCP
9 19 (1.07%) MCTS
10 16 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (0.84%) PMP
12 12 (0.67%) MCSD
13 10 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.50%) APMP
15 8 (0.45%) MCSA
16 7 (0.39%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.34%) MCDBA
17 6 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.92%) QA
2 33 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 28 (1.57%) SLA
4 18 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.62%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.56%) ISO 9000
7 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.34%) P3O
9 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.17%) GCP
10 3 (0.17%) EMIR
11 2 (0.11%) Basel III
11 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.11%) GxP
11 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.11%) COBIT
12 1 (0.056%) GMP
12 1 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.056%) FATCA
12 1 (0.056%) CRD IV
System Software
1 206 (11.55%) Active Directory
2 91 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.46%) VMware ESX
5 25 (1.40%) XenApp
6 22 (1.23%) vSphere
7 16 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.50%) UAG
9 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.45%) Xen
10 7 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.34%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.17%) NFS
14 2 (0.11%) vCloud
14 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (2.58%) SCCM
2 34 (1.91%) SCOM
3 20 (1.12%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.78%) Puppet
6 11 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (0.50%) ARCserve
8 8 (0.45%) Opsview
8 8 (0.45%) Cobbler
8 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (0.45%) Nagios
9 6 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
10 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.28%) OpenSSO
10 5 (0.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (0.28%) DatAdvantage
11 4 (0.22%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 637 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 144 (8.07%) VMware
3 92 (5.16%) Oracle
4 88 (4.93%) Citrix
5 70 (3.92%) Cisco
6 61 (3.42%) SAP
7 49 (2.75%) HP
8 43 (2.41%) Lotus
9 37 (2.07%) Business Objects
10 34 (1.91%) Sitecore
11 33 (1.85%) Adobe
12 31 (1.74%) Symantec
13 30 (1.68%) IBM
14 29 (1.63%) NetApp
15 28 (1.57%) Nintex
16 20 (1.12%) Open Text
17 19 (1.07%) EMC
17 19 (1.07%) Cognos
18 18 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
18 18 (1.01%) EPiServer
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