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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 17 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.76% 4.31% 5.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.89% 22.09% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £388 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +2.46%
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
95 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.61% 19.50% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 16
Average daily rate £360 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £391 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.54 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +51.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +16 9 £350 -6.66% 2
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £375 -
SharePoint
South West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (21.88%) SAP
4 7 (21.88%) Content Management
5 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) MS Office
5 6 (18.75%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) GIS
5 6 (18.75%) Office 365
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 5 (15.63%) Wiki
6 5 (15.63%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) InfoPath
7 4 (12.50%) QA
7 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) SLA
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (28.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) InfoPath
4 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Author
1 6 (18.75%) Technical Author
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Trainer
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) IT Trainer
3 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Project Officer
4 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) GIS
2 5 (15.63%) Wiki
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Content Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) UML
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) ERP
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.38%) Database Security
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Coaching
4 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.13%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Becrypt
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Business Objects