The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.55% 7.17% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.57% 40.00% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Average daily rate £170 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
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 Dorset region.

Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.04% 17.94% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 16
Average daily rate £175 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £223 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Poole +5 3 £170 -24.44% 1
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Support
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Content Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft