The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 South Wales 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 35 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.51% 6.14% 3.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.11% 40.32% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -38.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -23.44%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
109 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.17% 15.23% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
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 £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SharePoint
Wales

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -10 21 £319 +2.73% 5
Newport -9 8 £338 +4.65%
Monmouthshire - 1 £200 -
Bridgend - - - -
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 39 (46.99%) .NET
2 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
3 32 (38.55%) C#
4 27 (32.53%) Scrum
5 26 (31.33%) CRM
6 23 (27.71%) TDD
6 23 (27.71%) BDD
7 21 (25.30%) Test Scripting
8 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
8 20 (24.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (24.10%) Subversion
9 19 (22.89%) ISEB
10 18 (21.69%) Lync
11 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
11 17 (20.48%) Test Management
11 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
11 17 (20.48%) Document Management
11 17 (20.48%) Dynamics CRM
11 17 (20.48%) Migration
12 16 (19.28%) CMS
12 16 (19.28%) JMeter
12 16 (19.28%) Software Testing
12 16 (19.28%) Automated Testing
12 16 (19.28%) Java
12 16 (19.28%) JUnit
12 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
12 16 (19.28%) JIRA
12 16 (19.28%) Selenium
12 16 (19.28%) Load Testing
12 16 (19.28%) Kanban

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (21.69%) Lync
2 16 (19.28%) CMS
3 15 (18.07%) MS Exchange
4 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (14.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (12.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (10.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (8.43%) Kentico
9 3 (3.61%) Umbraco
10 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Office
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.41%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.20%) MS Project
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.84%) SaaS
3 7 (8.43%) Office 365
4 2 (2.41%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Intranet
2 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.41%) SAN
2 2 (2.41%) VoIP
2 2 (2.41%) DHCP
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (24.10%) Subversion
2 16 (19.28%) JMeter
2 16 (19.28%) JUnit
2 16 (19.28%) JIRA
2 16 (19.28%) Selenium
2 16 (19.28%) WebDriver
3 15 (18.07%) TestNG
3 15 (18.07%) TortoiseSVN
3 15 (18.07%) Bugzilla
4 14 (16.87%) Maven
4 14 (16.87%) Ant
4 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Advertising
3 2 (2.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Developer
3 12 (14.46%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Tester
5 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Architect
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.41%) Development Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) .NET
2 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
3 12 (14.46%) HTML
4 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.84%) CSS
6 8 (9.64%) XML
7 3 (3.61%) jQuery
7 3 (3.61%) WCF
8 2 (2.41%) CSS3
8 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (2.41%) HTML5
8 2 (2.41%) XSLT
9 1 (1.20%) Web Services
9 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Open Source
2 13 (15.66%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.43%) GIS
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.41%) iSeries
5 2 (2.41%) AS400
6 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Scrum
2 26 (31.33%) CRM
3 23 (27.71%) TDD
3 23 (27.71%) BDD
4 21 (25.30%) Test Scripting
5 17 (20.48%) Test Management
5 17 (20.48%) Document Management
5 17 (20.48%) Migration
6 16 (19.28%) Software Testing
6 16 (19.28%) Automated Testing
6 16 (19.28%) Load Testing
6 16 (19.28%) Kanban
6 16 (19.28%) Automation Testing
7 10 (12.05%) Workflow
8 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.84%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (9.64%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Release Management
10 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) C#
2 16 (19.28%) Java
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
6 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) ISEB
3 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
4 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.41%) IIBA
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.41%) PMP
5 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) MCITP
6 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
3 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
4 6 (7.23%) Citrix
4 6 (7.23%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Casewise
5 4 (4.82%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Symantec
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.41%) Mitel
6 2 (2.41%) McAfee
6 2 (2.41%) Dell
6 2 (2.41%) EMC
6 2 (2.41%) Adobe
6 2 (2.41%) Informatica
6 2 (2.41%) NetApp
6 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) ESRI
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