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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 108 123 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.47% 4.26% 3.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.93% 24.75% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 56
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£329 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.91% -13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £84.00 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -13.58%
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
542 497 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.41% 17.23% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 330 191
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 17
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 2015.

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
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 3 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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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
Wiltshire -10 23 £390 +18.18% 5
Bristol 0 22 £325 -13.33% 13
Somerset +5 17 £328 -12.66% 3
Dorset +1 14 £350 - 5
Devon -3 13 £263 +50.00% 1
Cornwall - 4 £265 -
Gloucestershire -13 3 £475 +45.03% 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 100 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 63 (28.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 58 (26.01%) Windows
4 51 (22.87%) MS Excel
5 45 (20.18%) SQL
5 45 (20.18%) SQL Server
6 43 (19.28%) .NET
7 41 (18.39%) C#
7 41 (18.39%) Active Directory
8 38 (17.04%) HTML
9 35 (15.70%) Security Cleared
9 35 (15.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (14.35%) Office 365
10 32 (14.35%) MS Office
11 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
12 30 (13.45%) CSS
13 29 (13.00%) Finance
14 25 (11.21%) VMware
14 25 (11.21%) ITIL
15 23 (10.31%) ASP.NET
15 23 (10.31%) Migration
15 23 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (9.87%) Project Management
16 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
17 21 (9.42%) Lync
17 21 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (9.42%) Citrix
17 21 (9.42%) Visual Studio
18 20 (8.97%) PowerShell
19 18 (8.07%) jQuery

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 63 (28.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 35 (15.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 21 (9.42%) Lync
4 16 (7.17%) IIS
5 14 (6.28%) MS Exchange
6 10 (4.48%) Apache
7 7 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.69%) nginx
8 6 (2.69%) Confluence
8 6 (2.69%) MediaWiki
9 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.35%) CMS
11 3 (1.35%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.90%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 51 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.35%) MS Office
3 11 (4.93%) MS Project
3 11 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.48%) InfoPath
5 7 (3.14%) PowerPivot
6 5 (2.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.35%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.90%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.35%) Office 365
2 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) PaaS
3 2 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.17%) SAN
2 15 (6.73%) Firewall
3 12 (5.38%) Network Security
3 12 (5.38%) VPN
4 9 (4.04%) WAN
5 8 (3.59%) LAN
6 7 (3.14%) DNS
7 6 (2.69%) LDAP
8 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.79%) VoIP
10 3 (1.35%) IPv6
10 3 (1.35%) Internet
10 3 (1.35%) OSPF
10 3 (1.35%) BGP
10 3 (1.35%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.35%) NAS
10 3 (1.35%) IPsec
11 2 (0.90%) Intranet
11 2 (0.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.48%) MySQL
7 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.79%) MS Access
12 3 (1.35%) OLAP
12 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (1.35%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 21 (9.42%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.69%) Hudson
3 6 (2.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.69%) Subversion
3 6 (2.69%) JIRA
3 6 (2.69%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (13.00%) Finance
2 15 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.93%) Banking
4 9 (4.04%) Retail
4 9 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.14%) Marketing
6 6 (2.69%) Electronics
7 4 (1.79%) Advertising
8 3 (1.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (29.60%) Developer
2 38 (17.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 31 (13.90%) Analyst
4 24 (10.76%) Consultant
5 14 (6.28%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.83%) SharePoint Consultant
7 12 (5.38%) Administrator
8 11 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.93%) Architect
9 10 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.59%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.59%) SharePoint Administrator
12 7 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (2.69%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.69%) Author
13 6 (2.69%) Technical Author
13 6 (2.69%) DBA
13 6 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.28%) .NET
2 38 (17.04%) HTML
3 30 (13.45%) CSS
4 23 (10.31%) ASP.NET
5 18 (8.07%) jQuery
6 16 (7.17%) HTML5
7 11 (4.93%) CSS3
7 11 (4.93%) XML
7 11 (4.93%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.04%) Ajax
8 9 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.24%) Web Services
9 5 (2.24%) WCF
10 4 (1.79%) Middleware
11 3 (1.35%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.90%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.90%) MDX
12 2 (0.90%) XSL
12 2 (0.90%) SOAP
12 2 (0.90%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.83%) Clustering
3 11 (4.93%) Wiki
3 11 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.04%) NHS
5 6 (2.69%) DTV
5 6 (2.69%) GIS
6 5 (2.24%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.35%) PDA
8 3 (1.35%) User Experience
8 3 (1.35%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.90%) Social Network
9 2 (0.90%) FMCG
9 2 (0.90%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.90%) Social Media
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.45%) CCTV
10 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.01%) Windows
2 17 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (6.28%) Linux
4 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.69%) CentOS
6 6 (2.69%) Debian
6 6 (2.69%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.69%) UNIX
7 5 (2.24%) Solaris
8 3 (1.35%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.45%) VMS
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.21%) ITIL
2 23 (10.31%) Migration
3 22 (9.87%) Project Management
4 21 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.62%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.28%) MVC
6 14 (6.28%) PRINCE2
6 14 (6.28%) Content Management
7 13 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (5.83%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.38%) Load Balancing
8 12 (5.38%) ETL
9 11 (4.93%) CRM
9 11 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.93%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.48%) Project Planning
11 9 (4.04%) DevOps
12 8 (3.59%) Database Security
13 7 (3.14%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.18%) SQL
2 41 (18.39%) C#
3 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.97%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.59%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.79%) Java
7 3 (1.35%) VB
7 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) VBA
9 1 (0.45%) Python
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.38%) Degree
5 9 (4.04%) MCSE
6 8 (3.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (3.14%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.14%) MCP
8 6 (2.69%) MCSA
9 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.35%) CCNA
10 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.90%) PMP
11 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.90%) ISEB
11 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.90%) MCSD
12 1 (0.45%) MCT
12 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.93%) SLA
2 7 (3.14%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.35%) P3O
5 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.90%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.69%) Postfix
4 6 (2.69%) Samba
4 6 (2.69%) iptables
5 5 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.35%) Firmware
6 3 (1.35%) XenServer
6 3 (1.35%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.90%) vSphere
7 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.04%) SCCM
2 6 (2.69%) ZABBIX
2 6 (2.69%) Puppet
3 4 (1.79%) SCOM
4 3 (1.35%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 100 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.21%) VMware
3 21 (9.42%) Citrix
4 16 (7.17%) SAP
5 13 (5.83%) Oracle
6 10 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.69%) McAfee
8 5 (2.24%) Brocade
8 5 (2.24%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.79%) Cisco
9 4 (1.79%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.35%) IBM
10 3 (1.35%) Dell
11 2 (0.90%) Tableau
11 2 (0.90%) Becrypt
11 2 (0.90%) Splunk
12 1 (0.45%) Nintex
12 1 (0.45%) Intel
12 1 (0.45%) Cognos
12 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
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