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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 15 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.63% 2.71% 10.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 37.14% 17.14% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
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£335 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £730
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 £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.86% 15.84% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 23
Average daily rate £325 £488 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +32.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £345 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
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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
Bournemouth +11 7 £313 -10.71% 2
Poole -2 1 £335 - 1
Weymouth - 1 - -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) C#
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 9 (32.14%) jQuery
7 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 7 (25.00%) CSS3
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) Clustering
10 5 (17.86%) MCP
10 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (17.86%) SCCM
10 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.29%) Lync
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) Project Management
11 4 (14.29%) MVC
12 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
12 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 13 (46.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Lync
4 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) MS Access
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Support Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) jQuery
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) CSS3
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Lean Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCP
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) MCSD
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) VMware