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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.29% 5.82% 8.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.96% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 12
Average daily rate £299 £430 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +230.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -2.56%
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
54 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.65% 14.55% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 21
Average daily rate £420 £345 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +28.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £458 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 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
Tonbridge - 2 £319 -
Maidstone - 1 £285 -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Clustering

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SMTP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Project Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Report Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) PMO Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 4 (21.05%) CSS3
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
2 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
3 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Android Development
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) E-Procurement
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ACCA
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Casewise
2 1 (5.26%) Northgate