The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.97% 4.93% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.77% 33.33% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate
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£190 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £255 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.84
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +11.46%
SharePoint
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Application Platforms Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 30 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 15.41% 14.78% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 38
Average daily rate £450 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.23 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.13% +1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £17.23 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £17.23 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -13 5 £190 +8.57%
Plymouth - - - -
Torquay - - - -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) VMware
3 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
5 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (71.43%) Fat Client
6 20 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
6 20 (71.43%) Solaris
6 20 (71.43%) SLA
6 20 (71.43%) Cisco
6 20 (71.43%) Thin Client
6 20 (71.43%) CheckPoint
6 20 (71.43%) Firewall
7 14 (50.00%) ITIL
8 13 (46.43%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
12 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
13 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
13 3 (10.71%) Citrix
14 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (7.14%) SAN
14 2 (7.14%) HP
14 2 (7.14%) MCSE
14 2 (7.14%) UNIX

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Firewall
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Thin Client
1 20 (71.43%) Fat Client
2 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 20 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) HP