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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 20 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 34 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.02% 4.45% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.00% 31.34% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 3
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£400 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £320
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 £20.25 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.52%
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
100 67 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.66% 14.19% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 32
Average daily rate £400 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Newport +2 1 £175 -30.00%
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (40.85%) .NET
2 26 (36.62%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (30.99%) Migration
6 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (28.17%) Scrum
7 20 (28.17%) SQL
8 19 (26.76%) CRM
8 19 (26.76%) TDD
8 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
8 19 (26.76%) BDD
9 17 (23.94%) HTML
9 17 (23.94%) CSS
10 15 (21.13%) XML
10 15 (21.13%) Subversion
10 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
11 14 (19.72%) Software Testing
11 14 (19.72%) MS Office
12 13 (18.31%) ISEB
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (18.31%) Bugzilla
12 13 (18.31%) ISTQB
12 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
12 13 (18.31%) JIRA
12 13 (18.31%) Selenium
12 13 (18.31%) Load Testing
12 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (15.49%) Lync
2 9 (12.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) ArcGIS
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.23%) CMS
4 3 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Office
2 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.41%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.41%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.41%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.31%) Office 365
3 6 (8.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Intranet
2 5 (7.04%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) MPLS
3 3 (4.23%) Wireless
3 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.23%) Network Security
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.23%) NAS
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.63%) MS Access
5 3 (4.23%) OLAP
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.23%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.82%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (21.13%) Subversion
3 13 (18.31%) Bugzilla
3 13 (18.31%) WebDriver
3 13 (18.31%) JIRA
3 13 (18.31%) Selenium
3 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
4 12 (16.90%) TortoiseSVN
4 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.86%) JMeter
5 7 (9.86%) Ant
5 7 (9.86%) JUnit
5 7 (9.86%) Maven
5 7 (9.86%) TestNG
6 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (2.82%) NUnit
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Analyst
2 15 (21.13%) Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Data Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.27%) Tester
5 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Web Manager
6 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Web Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.63%) Applications Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Support Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.85%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) CSS
2 17 (23.94%) HTML
3 15 (21.13%) XML
4 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
5 10 (14.08%) jQuery
5 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.68%) Ajax
7 8 (11.27%) HTML5
7 8 (11.27%) CSS3
8 7 (9.86%) Web Services
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.63%) REST
11 3 (4.23%) MDX
12 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (1.41%) CAML
13 1 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 1 (1.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Open Source
2 10 (14.08%) Client/Server
3 9 (12.68%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Migration
3 20 (28.17%) Scrum
4 19 (26.76%) CRM
4 19 (26.76%) TDD
4 19 (26.76%) BDD
5 14 (19.72%) Software Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Load Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
6 13 (18.31%) Kanban
6 13 (18.31%) Automation Testing
7 12 (16.90%) Test Management
7 12 (16.90%) Data Modelling
7 12 (16.90%) Project Management
8 11 (15.49%) Data Migration
9 7 (9.86%) MVC
10 5 (7.04%) Web Design
10 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.04%) ITIL
10 5 (7.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) C#
2 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.68%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (4.23%) C
7 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) ISEB
3 13 (18.31%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.82%) VCP4
5 1 (1.41%) VCP5
5 1 (1.41%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Alterian
3 4 (5.63%) Casewise
4 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.23%) Juniper
4 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago