The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server 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 Server 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 38 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 16 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.76% - 6.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% - 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Average daily rate £388 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
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 Server
South West

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SharePoint Server
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 19 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 19 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (94.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (84.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (84.21%) Migration
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (84.21%) IIS
4 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
5 14 (73.68%) ISA Server
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
6 13 (68.42%) Firewall
6 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (68.42%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
8 5 (26.32%) Publishing
8 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (10.53%) Information Management
9 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) MS Office
9 2 (10.53%) Intranet
9 2 (10.53%) Internet
9 2 (10.53%) Extranet

SharePoint Server
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 Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (94.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (84.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (84.21%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2005
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Administrator
1 19 (100.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Migration
2 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Barracuda Networks