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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 141 131 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.98% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£180 £356 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.47% -2.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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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
583 510 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.22% 16.62% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 334 198
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 18
Average hourly rate £32.54 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.70% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.75 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
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 31 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
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England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) VBA
5 3 (27.27%) MS Project
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (18.18%) P3O
7 1 (9.09%) Information Exploitation
7 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
7 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Lync
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Change Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Report Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Information Exploitation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VB
1 3 (27.27%) VBA
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) P3O
2 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft