The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 28 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 17 11 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.26% 5.31% 32.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.00% 15.49% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 39
Average daily rate
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£424 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £268 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £395 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
SharePoint
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 71 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.48% 34.30% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 45
Average daily rate £300 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £268 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Taunton -5 8 £424 +49.42% 3
Bath -1 3 £371 -
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) MS Office
5 7 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 7 (25.00%) Change Control
6 6 (21.43%) Office 365
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (21.43%) InfoPath
7 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
7 5 (17.86%) QA
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Migration
9 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) InfoPath
3 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
1 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Programmer
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
3 2 (7.14%) WF
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
1 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 7 (25.00%) Change Control
2 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) VMware