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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.54% 5.99% 11.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.69% 34.78% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £319 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £212 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -13.58%
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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
77 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.75% 17.21% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 21
Average daily rate £390 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £413 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 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 3 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 14 (45.16%) SQL
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.81%) CRM
4 8 (25.81%) Office 365
5 7 (22.58%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 6 (19.35%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) MS Office
6 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) SaaS
8 4 (12.90%) Lync
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.90%) jQuery

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (12.90%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Office 365
3 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (6.45%) Ingres
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) TestNG
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
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%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) PMO Lead
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) CSS
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) Ajax
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) CRM
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
5 3 (9.68%) B2C
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
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%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) 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 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Alterian
2 2 (6.45%) Casewise
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix