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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 135 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 5 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 2.39% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 15
Average daily rate
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£381 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £448 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -42.67%
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
512 376 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.21% 16.79% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 233 304
Average daily rate £360 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (95.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (55.00%) Migration
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) IIS
7 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) ISA Server
9 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (20.00%) .NET
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) MS Office
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.00%) C#
11 3 (15.00%) Workflow
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (15.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 3 (15.00%) Change Control
12 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (95.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (65.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (35.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
5 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Firebug
1 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Administrator
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) SEO
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Nintex
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.00%) SAP