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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 39 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 8 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.69% 4.04% 5.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.69% 22.92% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate
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£339 £525 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.47% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £580 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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
51 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.17% 17.65% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 22
Average daily rate £375 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £205 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
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 31 July 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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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
Tonbridge - 2 £338 -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (28.57%) PaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Sentinel
4 3 (21.43%) PKI
4 3 (21.43%) Tripwire
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
4 3 (21.43%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 2 (14.29%) PMP
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) MVVM
6 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Retail

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Office Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
1 3 (21.43%) CISM
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Tripwire