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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 14 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.72% 6.80% 22.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.07% 22.58% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 29
Average daily rate
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£320 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
56 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.92% 30.10% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 42
Average daily rate £288 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £268 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.53 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Bath -2 1 £380 +8.57% 1
Taunton -11 1 £110 -61.23% 1
Clevedon - - - -
Street - - - -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) MS Office
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) Change Control
6 7 (22.58%) Requirements Management
7 6 (19.35%) InfoPath
7 6 (19.35%) Office 365
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.13%) QA
8 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
9 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.90%) SCCM
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
10 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) MOS
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) InfoPath
3 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
3 2 (6.45%) WF
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Project Management
1 7 (22.58%) Change Control
1 7 (22.58%) Requirements Management
2 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
3 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) XenServer
3 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp