The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 137 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 9 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 2.24% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 20
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£353 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £362 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
SharePoint Server
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
589 402 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.76% 18.80% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 255 254
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.30 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SharePoint Server
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 Server across the South West region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the South West region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Change Control
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) Information Management
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Planner
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore