The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 36 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.99% 8.56% 13.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.08% 29.63% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-6.49% -30.63%
Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
71 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.19% 28.88% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 27
Average daily rate £300 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £372 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SharePoint
South West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -23 3 £400 +14.28%
Glastonbury - 1 £450 - 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bath - - - - 2
Bridgwater - - - -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.68%) IIS
6 9 (23.68%) .NET
6 9 (23.68%) Migration
6 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
6 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (21.05%) Office 365
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) ISA Server
8 7 (18.42%) SAP
8 7 (18.42%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) C#
10 5 (13.16%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.53%) Windows
11 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (7.89%) MS Office

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (42.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 14 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (23.68%) IIS
3 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP R/3
1 2 (5.26%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WLAN
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.63%) Back Office
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Administrator
1 16 (42.11%) SharePoint Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.63%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Designer
7 1 (2.63%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.26%) MVC
3 2 (5.26%) Scrum
3 2 (5.26%) ERP
3 2 (5.26%) SOA
3 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.26%) Change Control
3 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.26%) TDD
3 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Market Research
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Data Management
4 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) ISA Server
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) SAP
2 7 (18.42%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) CA
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
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