The first table below looks at the demand for Windows SharePoint Services 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 Windows SharePoint Services over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS)
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.38% 1.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 4.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £413 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 99 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.43% 27.35% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 28
Average daily rate £350 £299 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.15% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Windows SharePoint Services
South East

Windows SharePoint Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Windows SharePoint Services Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows SharePoint Services
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services across the Kent region.

Windows SharePoint Services Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows SharePoint Services
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Windows SharePoint Services 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 Windows SharePoint Services.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

Windows SharePoint Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Windows SharePoint Services 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 Windows SharePoint Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware