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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.47% 5.90% 9.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.86% 28.07% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 21
Average daily rate £301 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £335 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +19.04%
SharePoint
South Wales

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
70 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.23% 21.03% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 58
Average daily rate £313 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.63 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
8 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
8 5 (26.32%) Skype
9 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) CMS
10 3 (15.79%) CRM
10 3 (15.79%) .NET
10 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
11 2 (10.53%) BPMN

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Content Management Server
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 7 (36.84%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
2 2 (10.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (5.26%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Skype
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (5.26%) MS Access
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Change Trainer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) HR Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) HR Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Process Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Trainer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
1 2 (10.53%) Learning Management System
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) BPMN
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) SOLID
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Sage
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Veeam
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Alterian