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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 52 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 886 870 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.68% 3.47% 4.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.77% 19.05% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 600 707
Average daily rate
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£400 £399 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.52 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £59.90 £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
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
4482 4567 4754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.61% 18.22% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3001 3016 3076
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £59.00 £43.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +8 208 £400 - 83
Croydon +6 12 £438 +40.90% 2
Uxbridge -6 10 £450 -6.97%
Canary Wharf +17 9 £325 +4.83%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 5 - - 1
Docklands, London +16 4 £481 +15.96%
Bromley -2 1 - - 1
Westminster -2 1 £375 +36.36%
Chiswick - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Barking - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Romford - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 632 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 451 (25.35%) Finance
3 444 (24.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 432 (24.28%) SQL Server
5 396 (22.26%) .NET
5 396 (22.26%) Windows
6 387 (21.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 352 (19.79%) MS Excel
8 350 (19.67%) SQL
9 299 (16.81%) C#
10 296 (16.64%) HTML
11 256 (14.39%) Project Management
12 246 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
13 226 (12.70%) Active Directory
13 226 (12.70%) ASP.NET
14 217 (12.20%) CSS
15 216 (12.14%) MS Office
16 211 (11.86%) JavaScript
17 177 (9.95%) Banking
18 174 (9.78%) ITIL
19 167 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 166 (9.33%) Migration
21 161 (9.05%) jQuery
22 158 (8.88%) VMware
23 154 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
24 149 (8.38%) Intranet
25 142 (7.98%) Visual Studio
25 142 (7.98%) MS PowerPoint
26 140 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
27 138 (7.76%) PRINCE2

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 444 (24.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 387 (21.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 133 (7.48%) MS Exchange
4 111 (6.24%) IIS
5 95 (5.34%) Lync
6 79 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
7 76 (4.27%) CMS
8 72 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 45 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
10 35 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 33 (1.85%) IBM Notes
12 25 (1.41%) Umbraco
13 23 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 22 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 19 (1.07%) MS Project Server
16 18 (1.01%) WordPress
17 17 (0.96%) Apache
17 17 (0.96%) WebSphere
17 17 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
18 16 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 352 (19.79%) MS Excel
2 216 (12.14%) MS Office
3 142 (7.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 117 (6.58%) MS Project
5 80 (4.50%) MS Visio
6 50 (2.81%) InfoPath
7 37 (2.08%) Photoshop
8 34 (1.91%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.28%) RoboHelp
12 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.11%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.056%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.056%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 71 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.62%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.28%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.22%) CA Clarity
7 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.22%) Misys Midas
7 4 (0.22%) Tridion
8 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 113 (6.35%) Office 365
2 45 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.45%) GitHub
4 7 (0.39%) SaaS
5 6 (0.34%) Force.com
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.17%) IaaS
7 3 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (8.38%) Intranet
2 87 (4.89%) DNS
3 67 (3.77%) Firewall
4 66 (3.71%) SAN
5 45 (2.53%) VPN
6 41 (2.30%) DHCP
7 38 (2.14%) Internet
8 35 (1.97%) LAN
9 34 (1.91%) WAN
10 31 (1.74%) Extranet
11 21 (1.18%) TCP/IP
11 21 (1.18%) Wireless
12 20 (1.12%) HTTP
13 19 (1.07%) NAS
14 17 (0.96%) SSL
15 16 (0.90%) LDAP
16 14 (0.79%) MPLS
16 14 (0.79%) VoIP
17 12 (0.67%) VLAN
18 11 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (24.28%) SQL Server
2 167 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 134 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 100 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 67 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (1.80%) PerformancePoint
10 27 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 20 (1.12%) QlikView
12 19 (1.07%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.01%) MS Access
14 16 (0.90%) EDRMS
15 13 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (0.56%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.56%) MySQL
17 9 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 142 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 78 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (1.80%) JIRA
4 17 (0.96%) Subversion
5 16 (0.90%) NUnit
6 14 (0.79%) MSBuild
6 14 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
8 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.39%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.34%) Xcode
11 6 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.28%) Selenium
12 5 (0.28%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.28%) MSTest
13 4 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (0.22%) Axure RP
13 4 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.22%) Moq
General
1 451 (25.35%) Finance
2 177 (9.95%) Banking
3 63 (3.54%) Investment Banking
4 56 (3.15%) Marketing
5 54 (3.04%) Legal
6 50 (2.81%) Advertising
7 48 (2.70%) Publishing
8 34 (1.91%) Law
9 33 (1.85%) Retail
10 30 (1.69%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.24%) Back Office
12 19 (1.07%) Front Office
13 17 (0.96%) Telecoms
14 13 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.51%) Billing
16 6 (0.34%) Local Government
16 6 (0.34%) Games
17 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 462 (25.97%) Developer
2 345 (19.39%) Analyst
3 268 (15.06%) SharePoint Developer
4 156 (8.77%) Consultant
5 152 (8.54%) Architect
6 126 (7.08%) Project Manager
7 104 (5.85%) Business Analyst
8 76 (4.27%) SharePoint Consultant
9 69 (3.88%) SharePoint Architect
10 61 (3.43%) Administrator
11 57 (3.20%) Support Analyst
12 53 (2.98%) PMO Analyst
13 44 (2.47%) Coordinator
14 40 (2.25%) .NET Developer
15 39 (2.19%) SharePoint Administrator
16 38 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 32 (1.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 30 (1.69%) Senior Developer
19 27 (1.52%) 2nd Line Support
19 27 (1.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (22.26%) .NET
2 296 (16.64%) HTML
3 226 (12.70%) ASP.NET
4 217 (12.20%) CSS
5 161 (9.05%) jQuery
6 105 (5.90%) XML
7 95 (5.34%) Web Services
8 76 (4.27%) HTML5
9 73 (4.10%) .NET Framework
10 72 (4.05%) WCF
11 60 (3.37%) XSLT
12 55 (3.09%) Ajax
13 44 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (1.74%) CSS3
15 29 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 25 (1.41%) Middleware
17 23 (1.29%) JSON
18 21 (1.18%) MDX
18 21 (1.18%) WF
19 16 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.64%) Blackberry
4 38 (2.14%) Clustering
5 30 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 28 (1.57%) Social Media
7 27 (1.52%) NHS
8 26 (1.46%) User Experience
9 25 (1.41%) Taxonomies
10 20 (1.12%) iPad
10 20 (1.12%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.07%) Visualisation
12 17 (0.96%) Replication
12 17 (0.96%) Wiki
12 17 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.84%) PMI
13 15 (0.84%) CMDB
14 14 (0.79%) FMCG
15 13 (0.73%) E-Learning
16 12 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 396 (22.26%) Windows
2 154 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 119 (6.69%) Windows 7
4 98 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (3.26%) Windows XP
6 55 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (2.25%) Linux
8 29 (1.63%) UNIX
9 23 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.56%) Android
12 7 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.34%) CentOS
13 6 (0.34%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.056%) VMS
15 1 (0.056%) AIX
15 1 (0.056%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (14.39%) Project Management
2 246 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (9.78%) ITIL
4 166 (9.33%) Migration
5 140 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
6 138 (7.76%) PRINCE2
7 129 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 114 (6.41%) Workflow
9 113 (6.35%) Change Management
10 102 (5.73%) Content Management
11 101 (5.68%) CRM
12 81 (4.55%) MVC
13 80 (4.50%) Document Management
14 69 (3.88%) Business Analysis
15 68 (3.82%) Asset Management
16 58 (3.26%) Scrum
17 53 (2.98%) Risk Management
18 52 (2.92%) ETL
19 48 (2.70%) Configuration Management
20 46 (2.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 350 (19.67%) SQL
2 299 (16.81%) C#
3 211 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 96 (5.40%) PowerShell
5 60 (3.37%) T-SQL
6 53 (2.98%) Java
7 36 (2.02%) VBA
8 29 (1.63%) VB
9 26 (1.46%) VB.NET
10 18 (1.01%) PHP
11 17 (0.96%) Perl
11 17 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 14 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.73%) VBScript
14 12 (0.67%) C
15 11 (0.62%) C++
15 11 (0.62%) Python
15 11 (0.62%) Jython
16 10 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 122 (6.86%) Degree
2 92 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 51 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (1.63%) MCITP
7 27 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 25 (1.41%) MCSE
9 23 (1.29%) MCTS
10 16 (0.90%) PMP
11 13 (0.73%) MCP
11 13 (0.73%) MCSD
12 12 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.62%) MCSA
13 11 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.34%) MCDBA
16 5 (0.28%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.70%) QA
2 32 (1.80%) SLA
3 14 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.45%) COBIT
7 6 (0.34%) P3O
8 5 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.11%) EMIR
10 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.056%) GxP
11 1 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.056%) GCP
11 1 (0.056%) GMP
11 1 (0.056%) WCAG
11 1 (0.056%) WAI
System Software
1 226 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.08%) XenApp
5 36 (2.02%) vSphere
6 26 (1.46%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.90%) UAG
8 15 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.45%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.34%) Xen
13 5 (0.28%) XenServer
14 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.17%) NFS
15 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.17%) vCloud
16 2 (0.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 73 (4.10%) SCCM
2 41 (2.30%) SCOM
3 17 (0.96%) Backup Exec
3 17 (0.96%) Puppet
4 13 (0.73%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 13 (0.73%) SCOrch
5 12 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 11 (0.62%) HP SIM
7 10 (0.56%) ARCserve
8 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
11 6 (0.34%) Opsview
11 6 (0.34%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (0.34%) Control-M
11 6 (0.34%) Nagios
12 5 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 632 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 158 (8.88%) VMware
3 100 (5.62%) Citrix
4 98 (5.51%) Oracle
5 77 (4.33%) HP
6 68 (3.82%) Cisco
7 49 (2.75%) SAP
8 38 (2.14%) IBM
9 36 (2.02%) Sitecore
10 33 (1.85%) Lotus
11 32 (1.80%) Symantec
11 32 (1.80%) Tableau
12 30 (1.69%) Remedy
13 29 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (1.63%) Nintex
14 26 (1.46%) Adobe
15 25 (1.41%) Business Objects
16 24 (1.35%) Dell
17 22 (1.24%) AppSense
17 22 (1.24%) BMC
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