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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 20 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.06% 5.34% 4.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.42% 27.52% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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
149 109 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.78% 19.40% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 43
Average daily rate £388 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Cardiff -13 14 £378 +35.42% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £356 -
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Project Management
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 9 (26.47%) MS Office
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
6 8 (23.53%) Change Control
7 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
7 7 (20.59%) BDD
7 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (20.59%) Selenium
7 7 (20.59%) TestNG
7 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (20.59%) Document Management
7 7 (20.59%) C#
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) JUnit
7 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
8 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
8 6 (17.65%) Java
8 6 (17.65%) Subversion
8 6 (17.65%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) JMeter
8 6 (17.65%) Bugzilla
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) Load Testing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (11.76%) Lync
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) ArcGIS
3 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JUnit
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
1 7 (20.59%) TestNG
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
2 6 (17.65%) JMeter
2 6 (17.65%) Bugzilla
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint Developer
2 7 (20.59%) PMO Lead
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.82%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
3 8 (23.53%) Change Control
4 7 (20.59%) BDD
4 7 (20.59%) Document Management
5 6 (17.65%) Load Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Management
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.65%) Open Source
5 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 5 (14.71%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) B2B
8 3 (8.82%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C#
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Juniper
2 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.88%) ESRI
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Alterian
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix