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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.28% 1.63% 4.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% 9.09% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £513 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +144.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £207 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £583 £290
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 £21.75 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% -11.90%
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
65 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.31% 17.92% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 22
Average daily rate £363 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Tonbridge 0 2 £338 -34.14%
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) CISM
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) PKI
5 3 (25.00%) Sentinel
5 3 (25.00%) PaaS
5 3 (25.00%) Tripwire
5 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Document Management
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 2 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware