The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.67% 4.73% 4.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 25.68% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
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£475 £328 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.03% -34.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +2.46%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
52 74 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.66% 18.41% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 12
Average daily rate £368 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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
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 30 June 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
Cheltenham -9 1 £475 -50.00%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) iptables
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (25.00%) Postfix
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) MediaWiki
2 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Wiki

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) MediaWiki
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) IPv6
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Wiki
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Debian
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (25.00%) CentOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Postfix
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Nintex