The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.86% 5.51% 9.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 32.31% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £306 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £226 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+25.35% -8.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
75 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.28% 17.06% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) CRM
4 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
4 8 (25.81%) Change Control
4 8 (25.81%) Document Management
5 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (22.58%) MS Office
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.13%) Office 365
7 5 (16.13%) Lync
7 5 (16.13%) CSS
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) SaaS
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (9.68%) Billing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (16.13%) Lync
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Office 365
3 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.23%) MS Access
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) TestNG
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) PMO Lead
2 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
2 6 (19.35%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Support Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Manager
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
2 8 (25.81%) CRM
2 8 (25.81%) Document Management
2 8 (25.81%) Change Control
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
5 3 (9.68%) B2C
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Alterian
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix