The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 18 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 Application Platforms category for the Somerset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 36 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 18 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.24% 5.37% 10.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.50% 22.92% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 10
Average daily rate £388 £406 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £390 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £509 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -32.33%
Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
80 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.82% 23.41% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 29
Average daily rate £375 £320 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint 2010
South West

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Somerset region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 21 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 18 (85.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (80.95%) PowerShell
5 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (76.19%) SharePoint Server
5 16 (76.19%) Migration
5 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
6 15 (71.43%) IIS
7 14 (66.67%) ISA Server
7 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (61.90%) Barracuda Networks
8 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
8 13 (61.90%) Firewall
9 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
10 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
11 5 (23.81%) Publishing
12 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (14.29%) .NET
13 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (14.29%) C#
13 3 (14.29%) XML
14 2 (9.52%) XSLT
14 2 (9.52%) SAP
14 2 (9.52%) SQL
14 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
14 2 (9.52%) Intranet
14 2 (9.52%) SAP R/3
14 2 (9.52%) Office 365

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (85.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (76.19%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (71.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) SharePoint Administrator
1 16 (76.19%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSLT
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (9.52%) SAP