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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.15% 4.77% 6.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.73% 26.47% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
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£378 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.21% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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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
89 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.00% 18.04% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 30
Average daily rate £400 £349 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% +26.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
5 8 (36.36%) Change Control
6 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (31.82%) Document Management
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) ETL
8 5 (22.73%) UML
8 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
8 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (22.73%) Office 365
9 4 (18.18%) Lync
9 4 (18.18%) SaaS
9 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.64%) B2B
10 3 (13.64%) B2C
10 3 (13.64%) SAN
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) Billing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (18.18%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
1 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) TestNG
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) PMO Lead
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Security Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 8 (36.36%) Change Control
3 7 (31.82%) Document Management
4 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
4 5 (22.73%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) ETL
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) B2B
6 3 (13.64%) B2C
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Web Design
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.09%) ESRI
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Alterian
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix