The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 28 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.79% 5.49% 2.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.45% 33.33% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 9
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£325 £313 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -37.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
SharePoint
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 78 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.80% 16.46% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 52
Average daily rate £350 £319 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the South Wales region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the South Wales region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cardiff -13 14 £216 -32.21% 5
Monmouthshire - 1 £200 -
Bridgend - - - - 1
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 36 (46.15%) .NET
2 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.46%) C#
4 29 (37.18%) Scrum
5 27 (34.62%) CRM
6 25 (32.05%) TDD
6 25 (32.05%) BDD
7 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
8 20 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (25.64%) Subversion
9 19 (24.36%) ISEB
9 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
10 18 (23.08%) Lync
11 17 (21.79%) Test Management
11 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
11 17 (21.79%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (20.51%) Software Testing
12 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
12 16 (20.51%) JMeter
12 16 (20.51%) Migration
12 16 (20.51%) Java
12 16 (20.51%) JUnit
12 16 (20.51%) Load Testing
12 16 (20.51%) JIRA
12 16 (20.51%) Selenium
12 16 (20.51%) Kanban
12 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
12 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
12 16 (20.51%) Open Source
12 16 (20.51%) Automation Testing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 18 (23.08%) Lync
2 15 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 14 (17.95%) CMS
4 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (5.13%) Kentico
8 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
3 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.54%) SaaS
3 7 (8.97%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) Trello
4 2 (2.56%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
2 2 (2.56%) VoIP
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) MS Access
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (25.64%) Subversion
2 16 (20.51%) JMeter
2 16 (20.51%) JUnit
2 16 (20.51%) JIRA
2 16 (20.51%) Selenium
2 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
3 15 (19.23%) TortoiseSVN
3 15 (19.23%) TestNG
3 15 (19.23%) Bugzilla
4 14 (17.95%) Maven
4 14 (17.95%) Ant
4 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Tester
5 9 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Tester
8 3 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Web Tester
8 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.54%) HTML
5 6 (7.69%) CSS
6 5 (6.41%) XML
7 2 (2.56%) jQuery
7 2 (2.56%) WCF
7 2 (2.56%) REST
7 2 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (1.28%) Ajax
8 1 (1.28%) Web Services
8 1 (1.28%) XSLT
8 1 (1.28%) CSS3
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Open Source
2 13 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.26%) GIS
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) iSeries
5 2 (2.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Scrum
2 27 (34.62%) CRM
3 25 (32.05%) TDD
3 25 (32.05%) BDD
4 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 17 (21.79%) Test Management
5 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
6 16 (20.51%) Software Testing
6 16 (20.51%) Migration
6 16 (20.51%) Load Testing
6 16 (20.51%) Kanban
6 16 (20.51%) Automation Testing
7 15 (19.23%) Document Management
8 10 (12.82%) Workflow
8 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (7.69%) Release Management
11 6 (7.69%) Project Management
12 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) C#
2 16 (20.51%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) SQL
4 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) ISEB
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
2 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) IIBA
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.56%) PMP
3 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) MCITP
4 1 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) XenApp
3 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
3 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) Citrix
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (5.13%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco
5 4 (5.13%) Symantec
5 4 (5.13%) Casewise
6 2 (2.56%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.56%) McAfee
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) Informatica
6 2 (2.56%) NetApp
6 2 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (1.28%) ESRI
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