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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.67% 6.31% 13.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.48% 40.58% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 17
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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
84 69 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.73% 15.54% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 22
Average daily rate £425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
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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 -2 6 £325 -13.33% 1
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - - 1
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) SAP
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) Office 365
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) InfoPath
6 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) ISO 9000
7 2 (8.70%) IBM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) InfoPath
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BPC
2 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) WebEx
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Trainer
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Trainer
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.35%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9000
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco