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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 55 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.55% 6.89% 5.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.97% 36.97% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £253 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.09%
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
117 119 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.35% 18.62% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 84 37
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +44.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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 -12 8 £350 +7.69% 2
Newport -21 6 £331 -1.85% 1
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (41.67%) .NET
3 18 (37.50%) SQL
4 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
5 15 (31.25%) Migration
6 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (29.17%) Office 365
7 13 (27.08%) XML
8 12 (25.00%) MS Office
8 12 (25.00%) C#
8 12 (25.00%) CRM
8 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 10 (20.83%) HTML
10 10 (20.83%) CSS
11 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
11 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.75%) BDD
12 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) TDD
12 8 (16.67%) Scrum
12 8 (16.67%) Web Services
12 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 8 (16.67%) Java
12 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.58%) ITIL
13 7 (14.58%) JUnit

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (10.42%) Lync
2 3 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.17%) Office 365
3 4 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Intranet
2 4 (8.33%) Network Security
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) MPLS
3 3 (6.25%) Wireless
3 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 3 (6.25%) NAS
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.25%) OLAP
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (4.17%) Ingres
6 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (14.58%) JUnit
3 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) Selenium
3 7 (14.58%) TestNG
3 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (12.50%) JMeter
4 6 (12.50%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Publishing
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Developer
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
4 5 (10.42%) Support Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Applications Support Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Database Developer
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.17%) PMO Lead
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Web Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Web Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) XML
3 10 (20.83%) HTML
3 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 8 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (12.50%) jQuery
6 6 (12.50%) Ajax
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (8.33%) CSS3
9 3 (6.25%) MDX
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.08%) REST
10 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.42%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) AS400
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) OS/400
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Migration
2 12 (25.00%) CRM
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 9 (18.75%) BDD
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Open Source
7 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Test Management
7 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.42%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (8.33%) Data Mapping
9 4 (8.33%) Content Management
9 4 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) C
5 1 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Casewise
2 4 (8.33%) Alterian
3 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Juniper
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore