The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 25 30 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 20 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.10% 5.71% 2.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 45.24% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 18
Average daily rate £355 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £950 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
90 42 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.96% 12.61% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 60
Average daily rate £355 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -4 5 £950 +123.52%
Gloucester -11 4 £350 -2.09% 4
Berkeley - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (26.47%) MS Office
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (14.71%) Finance
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.76%) VMware
8 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
8 4 (11.76%) Citrix
8 4 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
8 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.82%) Symantec
9 3 (8.82%) McAfee
9 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle
9 3 (8.82%) SQL
9 3 (8.82%) SAP
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.82%) DHCP
9 3 (8.82%) DNS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) Lync
3 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Documentum
4 1 (2.94%) FileNet
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.94%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) PVCS
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Portfolio Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Assistant Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
1 4 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
2 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Database Security
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) ITSM
4 1 (2.94%) MVC
4 1 (2.94%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
1 2 (5.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Symantec
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Sybase
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
4 2 (5.88%) Northgate
4 2 (5.88%) Civica
5 1 (2.94%) IronPort
5 1 (2.94%) Trustwave
5 1 (2.94%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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