The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 24 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 Kent 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 29 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 4 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.01% 5.06% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.79% 28.57% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 3
Average daily rate £425 £295 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -7.81%
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 £29.25 £29.00 £43.87
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -33.89%
Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
29 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.57% 17.70% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 34
Average daily rate £400 £295 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SharePoint 2010
South East

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Kent region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SharePoint 2010
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware