The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 37 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% 5.88% 2.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.62% 43.59% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
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£444 £210 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.30% +82.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
SharePoint
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
52 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.57% 13.49% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 20
Average daily rate £350 £274 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £115 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidstone -1 2 - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Dartford - - - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (28.57%) IIS
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) jQuery
8 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (19.05%) HTTP
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) SMTP
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (14.29%) Clustering

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Intranet
2 3 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Leader
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PMO Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) XSLT
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Social Network
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Nintex
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
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