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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 17 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 41 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.32% 1.86% 6.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 39.42% 9.38% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Average daily rate £340 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.39% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £290 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
104 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.57% 19.81% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 34 £340 +11.47% 5
Newport - 4 £250 - 2
Bridgend - 2 £363 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
SharePoint
Wales

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) .NET
3 21 (42.00%) CRM
4 17 (34.00%) C#
4 17 (34.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (32.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) XML
7 14 (28.00%) Migration
8 13 (26.00%) Document Management
8 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (24.00%) CMS
9 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (24.00%) Lync
10 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (22.00%) HTML
10 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (18.00%) Scrum
11 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.00%) Release Management
12 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
12 8 (16.00%) Web Design
12 8 (16.00%) CSS
12 8 (16.00%) Intranet
12 8 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (14.00%) Kentico
13 7 (14.00%) SaaS
13 7 (14.00%) Workflow

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (24.00%) CMS
1 12 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 12 (24.00%) Lync
2 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (14.00%) Kentico
5 3 (6.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Project
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) SaaS
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Intranet
2 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) CRM Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Development Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) CMS Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Junior
6 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) XML
3 11 (22.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) DOM
6 6 (12.00%) SOAP
6 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.00%) WCF
8 3 (6.00%) jQuery
9 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.00%) CSS3
9 2 (4.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (4.00%) XSLT
10 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) CRM
2 14 (28.00%) Migration
3 13 (26.00%) Document Management
4 9 (18.00%) Scrum
4 9 (18.00%) Release Management
5 8 (16.00%) Web Design
6 7 (14.00%) Workflow
6 7 (14.00%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (14.00%) Web Development
7 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) Change Control
9 4 (8.00%) System Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) MCAD
2 4 (8.00%) MCSD
3 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) NetApp
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Alterian
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