The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 127 94 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.85% 4.26% 4.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.05% 25.20% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 65 66
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£365 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £423 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £23.25 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.15 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £21.35 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
SharePoint
England

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
576 373 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.46% 16.90% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 238 237
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SharePoint
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 across the South West region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SharePoint
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 across the South West region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

SharePoint
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Wiltshire -9 36 £344 -1.78% 3
Bristol -2 33 £450 +40.62% 8
Devon -15 16 £175 - 3
Gloucestershire -12 14 £418 +39.16% 2
Somerset -10 9 £320 -4.47% 3
Dorset +6 8 £363 +31.81% 10
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 120 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 102 (37.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 89 (32.48%) Security Cleared
3 89 (32.48%) Windows
4 75 (27.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 72 (26.28%) MS Excel
6 60 (21.90%) .NET
7 58 (21.17%) SC Cleared
8 53 (19.34%) SQL
9 47 (17.15%) C#
10 44 (16.06%) Active Directory
11 39 (14.23%) Finance
11 39 (14.23%) Project Management
11 39 (14.23%) SQL Server
11 39 (14.23%) ITIL
12 38 (13.87%) VMware
13 36 (13.14%) Cisco
14 32 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (11.31%) Migration
16 30 (10.95%) MS Office
16 30 (10.95%) MS Exchange
17 29 (10.58%) SLA
17 29 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (10.22%) Solaris
18 28 (10.22%) Firewall
19 27 (9.85%) CheckPoint
19 27 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (9.49%) Cisco PIX
20 26 (9.49%) Fat Client
20 26 (9.49%) Thin Client

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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
1 102 (37.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 75 (27.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (10.95%) MS Exchange
4 22 (8.03%) Lync
5 21 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (4.01%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.65%) CMS
9 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.46%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.46%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.46%) IIS
10 4 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.36%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 72 (26.28%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.95%) MS Office
3 15 (5.47%) MS Project
4 11 (4.01%) InfoPath
5 9 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.46%) PowerPivot
7 4 (1.46%) Photoshop
8 3 (1.09%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.47%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.73%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.73%) SAP HR-PA
4 2 (0.73%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.73%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.36%) Tridion
5 1 (0.36%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (4.74%) Office 365
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.22%) Firewall
2 26 (9.49%) Cisco PIX
3 23 (8.39%) Intranet
4 12 (4.38%) LAN
4 12 (4.38%) WAN
5 9 (3.28%) VoIP
6 8 (2.92%) DNS
7 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.55%) SAN
8 5 (1.82%) Internet
9 3 (1.09%) LDAP
9 3 (1.09%) FTP
10 2 (0.73%) Network Security
10 2 (0.73%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.73%) NAS
10 2 (0.73%) VPN
10 2 (0.73%) DHCP
10 2 (0.73%) DMZ
11 1 (0.36%) Extranet
11 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.46%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.73%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.73%) MySQL
10 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.36%) EDMS
11 1 (0.36%) MS Access
11 1 (0.36%) OLAP
11 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 39 (14.23%) Finance
2 17 (6.20%) Military
3 15 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.55%) Publishing
5 5 (1.82%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.09%) Electronics
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (21.90%) Developer
2 49 (17.88%) Consultant
3 40 (14.60%) SharePoint Developer
4 33 (12.04%) Analyst
5 30 (10.95%) SharePoint Consultant
6 25 (9.12%) Architect
7 22 (8.03%) Project Manager
8 17 (6.20%) Administrator
9 16 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.65%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.28%) SharePoint Administrator
13 8 (2.92%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Support Analyst
15 6 (2.19%) SharePoint Architect
15 6 (2.19%) Operations Engineer
15 6 (2.19%) Communications Officer
16 5 (1.82%) Business Analyst
16 5 (1.82%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.90%) .NET
2 22 (8.03%) Web Services
3 18 (6.57%) WCF
4 17 (6.20%) XML
4 17 (6.20%) ASP.NET
4 17 (6.20%) HTML
5 12 (4.38%) CSS
6 11 (4.01%) Application Packaging
7 8 (2.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.19%) CAML
10 5 (1.82%) XSLT
10 5 (1.82%) SOAP
10 5 (1.82%) REST
10 5 (1.82%) Silverlight
11 4 (1.46%) HTML5
11 4 (1.46%) jQuery
11 4 (1.46%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.09%) SAML
12 3 (1.09%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.49%) Fat Client
2 26 (9.49%) Thin Client
3 19 (6.93%) Clustering
4 14 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.28%) Open Source
6 5 (1.82%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.46%) Wiki
7 4 (1.46%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.09%) DTV
8 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
8 3 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.09%) Social Media
8 3 (1.09%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) FMCG
9 2 (0.73%) PDA
9 2 (0.73%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (32.48%) Windows
2 29 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (10.22%) Solaris
4 20 (7.30%) Windows 7
5 14 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.28%) UNIX
8 5 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.09%) Linux
10 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.23%) Project Management
1 39 (14.23%) ITIL
2 31 (11.31%) Migration
3 25 (9.12%) CRM
4 21 (7.66%) PRINCE2
5 16 (5.84%) Service Management
6 15 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (5.47%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.11%) Change Control
7 14 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (5.11%) Content Management
7 14 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.74%) MVC
9 11 (4.01%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.65%) Information Assurance
10 10 (3.65%) Time Management
10 10 (3.65%) Coaching
10 10 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.28%) Information Management
11 9 (3.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.34%) SQL
2 47 (17.15%) C#
3 14 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.38%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.82%) Java
7 3 (1.09%) C
7 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.09%) VBScript
8 2 (0.73%) ABAP
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 89 (32.48%) Security Cleared
2 58 (21.17%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.57%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (6.57%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.38%) MCSE
6 9 (3.28%) Degree
7 8 (2.92%) MCTS
8 6 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.46%) PMP
9 4 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.09%) MOS
10 3 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.73%) ISEB
12 1 (0.36%) CCA
12 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.36%) CCEA
12 1 (0.36%) CCNA
12 1 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.58%) SLA
2 14 (5.11%) QA
3 5 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.46%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (16.06%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.09%) UAG
4 3 (1.09%) XenApp
5 2 (0.73%) XenServer
5 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) NFS
6 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.47%) SCCM
2 6 (2.19%) SCOM
3 5 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.09%) MIIS
4 3 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.73%) WSUS
5 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.73%) MOM
5 2 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.36%) OpenView
6 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 120 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.87%) VMware
3 36 (13.14%) Cisco
4 27 (9.85%) CheckPoint
5 16 (5.84%) Citrix
6 11 (4.01%) Remedy
7 8 (2.92%) SAP
8 6 (2.19%) HP
9 5 (1.82%) McAfee
9 5 (1.82%) IBM
10 3 (1.09%) Symantec
11 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.73%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.36%) Dell
12 1 (0.36%) Adobe
12 1 (0.36%) Ariba
12 1 (0.36%) NetApp
12 1 (0.36%) Veritas
12 1 (0.36%) Juniper
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £9 - £13 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Annapurna
Posted: 10 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £24 - £28 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago