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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 30 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.49% 4.55% 8.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 30.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 22
Average daily rate
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£318 £413 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.03% +39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £452 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
24 30 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.96% 15.15% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 37
Average daily rate £315 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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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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 - 1 £430 - 2
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
4 6 (26.09%) Lync
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) CRM
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (13.04%) WebEx
7 3 (13.04%) Publishing
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) SAP SD
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) SAP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (26.09%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.04%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Project Office Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) MVVM
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix