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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 55 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 106 110 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.22% 4.67% 4.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.21% 26.57% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 66 61
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -5.12%
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
582 414 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.65% 17.58% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 255 253
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 12
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -6 33 £350 - 7
Bristol +5 29 £456 +30.35% 18
Devon -8 11 £170 -2.85% 2
Dorset +6 9 £488 +77.27% 6
Somerset -23 7 £225 -40.00% 3
Gloucestershire -32 4 £600 +106.89% 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 118 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 103 (38.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 88 (32.84%) Security Cleared
4 85 (31.72%) Windows
5 71 (26.49%) MS Excel
5 71 (26.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 59 (22.01%) .NET
7 57 (21.27%) SC Cleared
8 55 (20.52%) SQL
9 46 (17.16%) C#
10 42 (15.67%) SQL Server
11 40 (14.93%) Active Directory
12 37 (13.81%) Finance
12 37 (13.81%) VMware
13 36 (13.43%) Migration
13 36 (13.43%) ITIL
14 35 (13.06%) Cisco
15 34 (12.69%) MS Office
16 32 (11.94%) Project Management
17 31 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (11.19%) MS Exchange
19 28 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (9.70%) Firewall
20 26 (9.70%) CRM
20 26 (9.70%) SLA
20 26 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (9.33%) CheckPoint
21 25 (9.33%) Solaris
22 24 (8.96%) Thin Client
22 24 (8.96%) Fat Client

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 103 (38.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 71 (26.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (11.19%) MS Exchange
4 22 (8.21%) Lync
5 19 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.73%) CMS
9 7 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.49%) MS Project Server
11 4 (1.49%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.12%) IIS
12 3 (1.12%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.75%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
14 1 (0.37%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 71 (26.49%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.69%) MS Office
3 18 (6.72%) MS Project
4 11 (4.10%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.73%) InfoPath
6 8 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.12%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (5.97%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.75%) SAP HR-PA
4 2 (0.75%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.75%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.37%) assyst
5 1 (0.37%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.37%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (4.48%) Office 365
3 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.70%) Firewall
2 24 (8.96%) Cisco PIX
3 23 (8.58%) Intranet
4 12 (4.48%) LAN
4 12 (4.48%) WAN
5 8 (2.99%) VoIP
5 8 (2.99%) DNS
6 7 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.24%) SAN
7 6 (2.24%) Internet
8 4 (1.49%) FTP
9 2 (0.75%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.75%) NAS
9 2 (0.75%) LDAP
9 2 (0.75%) VPN
9 2 (0.75%) DHCP
10 1 (0.37%) IPsec
10 1 (0.37%) Extranet
10 1 (0.37%) DMZ
10 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.49%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.75%) MS Access
8 2 (0.75%) MySQL
8 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.37%) EDMS
9 1 (0.37%) OLAP
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 16 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (13.81%) Finance
2 17 (6.34%) Military
3 14 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.61%) Publishing
5 5 (1.87%) Marketing
6 4 (1.49%) Retail
6 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (21.64%) Developer
2 47 (17.54%) Consultant
3 36 (13.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 34 (12.69%) Analyst
5 28 (10.45%) SharePoint Consultant
6 25 (9.33%) Architect
7 24 (8.96%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.60%) Administrator
9 14 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.36%) SharePoint Administrator
13 8 (2.99%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.99%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.99%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
15 6 (2.24%) SharePoint Architect
15 6 (2.24%) Communications Officer
15 6 (2.24%) Operations Engineer
15 6 (2.24%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (22.01%) .NET
2 22 (8.21%) Web Services
3 17 (6.34%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.34%) WCF
4 16 (5.97%) HTML
5 15 (5.60%) XML
6 13 (4.85%) CSS
7 11 (4.10%) Application Packaging
8 7 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.24%) CAML
9 6 (2.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 5 (1.87%) SOAP
10 5 (1.87%) XSLT
10 5 (1.87%) REST
10 5 (1.87%) jQuery
10 5 (1.87%) Silverlight
11 4 (1.49%) HTML5
12 3 (1.12%) DOM
12 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.75%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.96%) Thin Client
1 24 (8.96%) Fat Client
2 22 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.09%) Clustering
4 11 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.36%) Open Source
6 5 (1.87%) NHS
6 5 (1.87%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.87%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.49%) Wiki
7 4 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.49%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.12%) Replication
8 3 (1.12%) PDA
8 3 (1.12%) DTV
8 3 (1.12%) Social Media
9 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) CESG
10 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (31.72%) Windows
2 28 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (9.33%) Solaris
4 21 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 14 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.99%) UNIX
8 6 (2.24%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.12%) Linux
9 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.43%) Migration
1 36 (13.43%) ITIL
2 32 (11.94%) Project Management
3 26 (9.70%) CRM
4 19 (7.09%) PRINCE2
5 17 (6.34%) Service Management
6 15 (5.60%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.22%) Content Management
7 14 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (4.85%) Change Control
9 12 (4.48%) MVC
10 10 (3.73%) Information Assurance
10 10 (3.73%) Time Management
10 10 (3.73%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.36%) Information Management
11 9 (3.36%) Data Modelling
12 8 (2.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.52%) SQL
2 46 (17.16%) C#
3 17 (6.34%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.10%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.99%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.49%) Java
8 3 (1.12%) C
8 3 (1.12%) VBScript
9 2 (0.75%) ABAP
10 1 (0.37%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 88 (32.84%) Security Cleared
2 57 (21.27%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.34%) DV Cleared
5 16 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (4.85%) MCSE
7 9 (3.36%) Degree
8 8 (2.99%) MCTS
9 7 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.49%) PMP
10 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.12%) MOS
11 3 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.75%) ISEB
13 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.37%) CCNA
13 1 (0.37%) CCA
13 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.37%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.70%) SLA
2 12 (4.48%) QA
3 5 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.49%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.12%) XenApp
5 2 (0.75%) XenServer
5 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.75%) UAG
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.37%) NFS
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (5.60%) SCCM
2 6 (2.24%) SCOM
3 5 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.75%) WSUS
4 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.75%) MIIS
4 2 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.37%) MOM
5 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 118 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.81%) VMware
3 35 (13.06%) Cisco
4 25 (9.33%) CheckPoint
5 17 (6.34%) Citrix
6 11 (4.10%) Remedy
7 8 (2.99%) SAP
8 6 (2.24%) HP
9 5 (1.87%) McAfee
9 5 (1.87%) IBM
10 3 (1.12%) Symantec
10 3 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.37%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.37%) Open Text
12 1 (0.37%) Google
12 1 (0.37%) Dell
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe
12 1 (0.37%) Juniper
12 1 (0.37%) Ariba
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