The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2013 over the 3 months to 16 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Rank 92 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 50 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 0.59% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.26% 3.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.54 - -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
689 400 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.51% 16.76% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 243 325
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint 2013
England

SharePoint 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2013 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SharePoint 2013
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 across the South West region.

SharePoint 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SharePoint 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SharePoint 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SharePoint 2013
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Wiltshire - 17 £350 -
Bristol - 7 £344 - 3
Devon - 3 £435 -
Dorset - - - - 1
SharePoint 2013
England

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SharePoint 2013 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 2013.

1 84 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 44 (52.38%) .NET
3 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 43 (51.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 32 (38.10%) PowerShell
5 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
6 30 (35.71%) C#
7 24 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (26.19%) IIS
9 19 (22.62%) SQL
9 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
9 19 (22.62%) SharePoint Server
9 19 (22.62%) Migration
10 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
11 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (19.05%) VB.NET
12 14 (16.67%) Incident Management
13 13 (15.48%) Barracuda Networks
13 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
13 13 (15.48%) Web Services
13 13 (15.48%) Firewall
13 13 (15.48%) ISA Server
14 10 (11.90%) WCF
14 10 (11.90%) Intranet
14 10 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (10.71%) MVC
15 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
15 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing

SharePoint 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SharePoint 2013 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 2013. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 84 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 43 (51.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 22 (26.19%) IIS
4 19 (22.62%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.76%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Project
3 4 (4.76%) MS Office
4 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.57%) PowerPivot
5 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) Intranet
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.38%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.38%) PVCS
5 1 (1.19%) Firebug
5 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (5.95%) Publishing
1 5 (5.95%) Local Government
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Administrator
3 19 (22.62%) SharePoint Administrator
4 12 (14.29%) Architect
4 12 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Junior
6 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Junior Web Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.38%) SQL DBA
8 2 (2.38%) Wintel Support
8 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
2 13 (15.48%) Web Services
3 10 (11.90%) WCF
4 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 7 (8.33%) CSS
5 7 (8.33%) XSLT
6 5 (5.95%) XML
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (4.76%) HTML
8 3 (3.57%) MDX
9 2 (2.38%) XHTML
10 1 (1.19%) Ajax
10 1 (1.19%) REST
10 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.19%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
1 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.38%) Solaris
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Migration
2 14 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 10 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.71%) MVC
5 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.33%) OO
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.95%) Workflow
8 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.76%) Change Control
9 4 (4.76%) Information Management
9 4 (4.76%) ITIL
10 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.57%) ETL
10 3 (3.57%) Data Management
10 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 30 (35.71%) C#
3 19 (22.62%) SQL
4 16 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) MCTS
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) ISA Server
2 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (3.57%) SAP
3 3 (3.57%) Talend
4 2 (2.38%) Sybase
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) Sun
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