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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 16 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.54% 6.55% 7.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.75% 39.29% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £424 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.55% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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
81 56 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 28.03% 16.67% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 48
Average daily rate £375 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 2
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +81.34%
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 9 £388 -8.60% 1
Bath -4 2 £363 -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (47.06%) HTML
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) C#
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 10 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
6 9 (26.47%) IIS
6 9 (26.47%) C++
6 9 (26.47%) UML
7 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 8 (23.53%) Refactoring
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.65%) Content Management
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) XML
8 6 (17.65%) MS Office

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (26.47%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.94%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.94%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.88%) MS Project
4 2 (5.88%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Extranet
2 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Author
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Author
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Trainer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Trainer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
4 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware
7 1 (2.94%) Ajax
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) GIS
1 5 (14.71%) Wiki
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
1 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 9 (26.47%) UML
2 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Refactoring
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Content Management
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) Database Security
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Becrypt
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy