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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 54 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.92% 2.48% 4.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 23.08% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Average daily rate £321 £318 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% -23.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £452
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 £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +19.04%
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
81 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.27% 10.74% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 12 24
Average daily rate £468 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.24% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £241 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 5 £315 -26.74%
West Malling - 1 - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Informatica
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Siebel
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) QlikView
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) MDX
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
1 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) E-Procurement
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Data Stewardship
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Practice Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Informatica
2 3 (18.75%) IronPort
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Siebel
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Northgate