The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 22 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 52 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.65% 9.88% 17.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 39.10% 66.67% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 6 7
Average daily rate £320 £384 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.71% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £313 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £451 £425
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 £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +19.04%
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Renfrewshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
133 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 37.46% 14.81% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 10 10
Average daily rate £410 £343 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -15.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 41 (61.19%) Security Cleared
2 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 40 (59.70%) Windows Server
3 35 (52.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (50.75%) SC Cleared
4 34 (50.75%) PowerShell
5 32 (47.76%) Migration
6 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
6 27 (40.30%) MCSE
6 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
8 25 (37.31%) HP
8 25 (37.31%) Office 365
9 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
10 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (29.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (29.85%) Degree
11 20 (29.85%) Load Balancing
11 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
12 19 (28.36%) .NET
12 19 (28.36%) Skype for Business
13 17 (25.37%) OpenStack
13 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (23.88%) Office Communications Server
14 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
14 16 (23.88%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
2 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (29.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (28.36%) Skype for Business
5 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (25.37%) OpenStack
6 16 (23.88%) Office Communications Server
7 11 (16.42%) IIS
8 7 (10.45%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (8.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (5.97%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) MS Project
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (37.31%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.49%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DNS
2 15 (22.39%) Skype
3 10 (14.93%) Extranet
4 6 (8.96%) DHCP
4 6 (8.96%) WAN
5 5 (7.46%) SSL
5 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) LAN
6 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) SMTP
7 1 (1.49%) Firewall
7 1 (1.49%) HTTP
7 1 (1.49%) NAS
7 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) SharePoint Engineer
2 6 (8.96%) Messaging Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) Consultant
3 5 (7.46%) PMO Specialist
4 4 (5.97%) Administrator
4 4 (5.97%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Build Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Lync Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) PMO Lead
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.49%) Lync Consultant
7 1 (1.49%) PMO Officer
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) .NET
2 12 (17.91%) XML
3 10 (14.93%) CSS
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.96%) jQuery
5 6 (8.96%) XSLT
6 4 (5.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) PMI
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
1 40 (59.70%) Windows Server
2 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Migration
2 20 (29.85%) Load Balancing
3 16 (23.88%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Risk Management
5 13 (19.40%) Programme Management
6 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.93%) Coaching
7 8 (11.94%) Content Management
7 8 (11.94%) High Availability
8 6 (8.96%) Validation
9 5 (7.46%) ITIL
10 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
10 4 (5.97%) Records Management
10 4 (5.97%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (5.97%) Workflow
11 3 (4.48%) Change Management
11 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.48%) Server Building
11 3 (4.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) PowerShell
2 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.42%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (61.19%) Security Cleared
2 35 (52.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (50.75%) SC Cleared
4 27 (40.30%) MCSE
5 20 (29.85%) Degree
6 8 (11.94%) MCP
6 8 (11.94%) MCTS
7 6 (8.96%) MCSD
8 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.48%) PMP
9 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Brightmail
5 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.49%) UAG
5 1 (1.49%) vCloud
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
1 3 (4.48%) SCOM
1 3 (4.48%) SCVMM
1 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.99%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.99%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) HP
3 14 (20.90%) IronPort
4 10 (14.93%) VMware
5 5 (7.46%) Citrix
6 4 (5.97%) Nintex
7 3 (4.48%) Altiris
7 3 (4.48%) CA
8 2 (2.99%) arcserve
9 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.49%) AppSense
9 1 (1.49%) Brocade
9 1 (1.49%) Lumension
9 1 (1.49%) Opsware
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec