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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 47 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.12% 8.36% 3.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.69% 46.43% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 8
Average daily rate £325 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £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 £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
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
77 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.16% 18.01% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 19
Average daily rate £326 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.78% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) MS Office
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (39.29%) Office 365
7 10 (35.71%) Migration
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) CRM
8 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
8 9 (32.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (25.00%) Data Quality
11 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
11 6 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco
11 6 (21.43%) Juniper
11 6 (21.43%) SAN
11 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
11 6 (21.43%) Validation
11 6 (21.43%) TOGAF

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 6 (21.43%) ArcGIS
1 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) Content Management Server
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
3 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (3.57%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (39.29%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) NAS
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (17.86%) GIS
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (3.57%) MS Access
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) NUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (25.00%) DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Author
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Author
6 2 (7.14%) Trainer
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 3 (10.71%) Wiki
3 2 (7.14%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) CRM
3 6 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 6 (21.43%) Validation
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (10.71%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 5 (17.86%) ESRI
5 2 (7.14%) Sage
5 2 (7.14%) Veeam
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec