The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.68% 6.07% 6.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.24% 39.62% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 14
Average daily rate £343 £288 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -35.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £203 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £438 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.38 £13.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -16.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
34 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.85% 15.32% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 38
Average daily rate £395 £295 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £214 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £498 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 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
Folkestone - 2 £130 -
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - - 1
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) IIS
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) Sophos
10 3 (11.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
11 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
11 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (7.69%) Degree
11 2 (7.69%) WCF

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) PBX
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) SMTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Service Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Trainer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (7.69%) WCF
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
2 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Web Design
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Scrum
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Sophos
3 2 (7.69%) Sage
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Mitel
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
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