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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 64 57 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 85 96 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.87% 3.03% 5.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.47% 17.94% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 91
Average daily rate £338 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £43.50 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.28% -2.50%
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
516 535 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.41% 16.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 338 322
Average daily rate £350 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 24
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 28 £341 -3.87% 3
Bristol +2 24 £331 -1.85% 17
Somerset -2 9 £375 +15.38% 8
Gloucestershire +4 7 £413 -8.33% 1
Devon +1 6 £325 +56.62% 3
Dorset -6 3 £170 -35.84% 3
Cornwall - 2 £200 - 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 70 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 67 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 67 (31.60%) Security Cleared
3 66 (31.13%) .NET
4 63 (29.72%) C#
5 62 (29.25%) SQL
6 55 (25.94%) Windows
7 47 (22.17%) HTML
8 46 (21.70%) JavaScript
9 44 (20.75%) Windows Server
10 43 (20.28%) SC Cleared
10 43 (20.28%) Finance
11 36 (16.98%) ASP.NET
11 36 (16.98%) Oracle
11 36 (16.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (16.51%) IIS
13 34 (16.04%) PowerShell
14 33 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (14.62%) ITIL
15 31 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (12.74%) C++
17 27 (12.74%) Active Directory
18 26 (12.26%) Service Delivery
19 25 (11.79%) Visual Studio
20 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
20 24 (11.32%) Automated Testing
20 24 (11.32%) Unit Testing
21 22 (10.38%) DV Cleared
21 22 (10.38%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (16.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 35 (16.51%) IIS
3 22 (10.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (6.60%) MS Exchange
5 13 (6.13%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.36%) CMS
7 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.94%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) Drupal
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.02%) MS Project
3 14 (6.60%) MS Office
4 8 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.89%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.89%) Documaker
2 4 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.19%) Office 365
2 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Yammer
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.83%) Firewall
2 5 (2.36%) Intranet
2 5 (2.36%) SAN
3 4 (1.89%) VoIP
4 3 (1.42%) LAN
4 3 (1.42%) WAN
5 2 (0.94%) DHCP
5 2 (0.94%) DNS
5 2 (0.94%) Internet
5 2 (0.94%) MPLS
5 2 (0.94%) VPN
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.47%) NAS
6 1 (0.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.47%) Skype
6 1 (0.47%) SNMP
6 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.42%) MySQL
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (11.79%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.77%) Selenium
3 8 (3.77%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) MSTest
General
1 43 (20.28%) Finance
2 15 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.30%) Publishing
4 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.36%) Marketing
5 4 (1.89%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Billing
7 2 (0.94%) Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Military
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (28.77%) Developer
2 38 (17.92%) Administrator
3 33 (15.57%) Analyst
4 27 (12.74%) SharePoint Administrator
5 24 (11.32%) .NET Developer
5 24 (11.32%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (6.13%) PMO Analyst
7 12 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Consultant
9 10 (4.72%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) DBA
10 9 (4.25%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.25%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.30%) Architect
12 6 (2.83%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.83%) Coordinator
12 6 (2.83%) Project Coordinator
12 6 (2.83%) SharePoint Analyst
12 6 (2.83%) SharePoint Consultant
13 5 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.13%) .NET
2 47 (22.17%) HTML
3 36 (16.98%) ASP.NET
4 20 (9.43%) CSS
5 19 (8.96%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.77%) jQuery
7 6 (2.83%) XML
8 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.89%) HTML5
9 4 (1.89%) REST
10 3 (1.42%) Middleware
11 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.47%) CSS3
12 1 (0.47%) Highcharts JS
12 1 (0.47%) J2EE
12 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.47%) Web Services
12 1 (0.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.89%) User Experience
3 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
3 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.94%) CESG
4 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
4 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
4 2 (0.94%) Statistics
5 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.94%) Windows
2 44 (20.75%) Windows Server
3 28 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.42%) Android
7 3 (1.42%) Linux
8 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (14.62%) ITIL
2 26 (12.26%) Service Delivery
3 24 (11.32%) Automated Testing
3 24 (11.32%) Unit Testing
4 22 (10.38%) Software Engineering
5 19 (8.96%) Project Management
5 19 (8.96%) Refactoring
5 19 (8.96%) UML
6 17 (8.02%) PRINCE2
7 14 (6.60%) Scrum
8 13 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.13%) Change Control
8 13 (6.13%) Migration
9 12 (5.66%) DevOps
9 12 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.72%) Business Analysis
10 10 (4.72%) MVC
11 9 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.72%) C#
2 62 (29.25%) SQL
3 46 (21.70%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.04%) PowerShell
5 27 (12.74%) C++
6 6 (2.83%) C
7 5 (2.36%) Java
7 5 (2.36%) PHP
8 4 (1.89%) VBScript
9 2 (0.94%) Delphi
9 2 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (31.60%) Security Cleared
2 43 (20.28%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.38%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.72%) APMP
5 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.36%) MCTS
7 4 (1.89%) PMP
8 3 (1.42%) MCAD
8 3 (1.42%) MCITP
8 3 (1.42%) MCSD
9 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.94%) CCNA
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.94%) ISEB
9 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.47%) Degree
10 1 (0.47%) MCSE
10 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.72%) Hyper-V
2 10 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.89%) vSphere
4 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.94%) XenServer
5 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.25%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) SCOM
3 2 (0.94%) logstash
3 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.94%) Nagios
3 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.94%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 70 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.98%) Oracle
3 16 (7.55%) Citrix
3 16 (7.55%) VMware
4 8 (3.77%) Cisco
5 7 (3.30%) SAP
6 6 (2.83%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.89%) HP
7 4 (1.89%) Nintex
7 4 (1.89%) Veeam
8 3 (1.42%) Dell
8 3 (1.42%) Symantec
9 2 (0.94%) BMC
9 2 (0.94%) CA
9 2 (0.94%) CommVault
9 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.94%) Sophos
9 2 (0.94%) Splunk
10 1 (0.47%) NetApp
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