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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 53 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.69% 5.81% 2.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.85% 31.18% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 10
Average daily rate £375 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.17% -2.50%
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
101 93 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.13% 18.64% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 63 33
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £66.00 £11.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% -80.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Newport +2 7 £475 +171.42%
Cardiff -36 7 £325 -18.75%
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (38.10%) MS Office
5 15 (35.71%) Migration
5 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (35.71%) Office 365
6 14 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (26.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (23.81%) Document Management
10 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 9 (21.43%) IBM Notes
10 9 (21.43%) CRM
10 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
10 9 (21.43%) Finance
10 9 (21.43%) Lotus
11 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) Data Quality
12 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (16.67%) Oracle
13 6 (14.29%) Cisco
13 6 (14.29%) Validation
13 6 (14.29%) ArcGIS
13 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
13 6 (14.29%) Juniper
13 6 (14.29%) SAN
13 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (26.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (21.43%) IBM Notes
3 6 (14.29%) ArcGIS
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (7.14%) Confluence
6 2 (4.76%) CMS
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management Server
6 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Office
2 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.38%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (35.71%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) NAS
2 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (11.90%) GIS
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (2.38%) MS Access
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) NUnit
1 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (16.67%) DBA
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Office 365 Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Administrator
8 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Author
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Author
9 2 (4.76%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.14%) Wiki
3 2 (4.76%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Migration
2 10 (23.81%) Document Management
3 9 (21.43%) CRM
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.29%) Validation
6 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
7 4 (9.52%) Information Management
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Records Management
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Lotus
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) ESRI
6 2 (4.76%) Sage
6 2 (4.76%) Veeam
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec