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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 55 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 103 183 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.24% 6.49% 4.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.81% 29.90% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 108 86
Average daily rate
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£325 £376 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% +17.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £31.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% +50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £23.75 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £105.00 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.52%
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
520 612 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 21.72% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 353 291
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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
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 February 2015.

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 February 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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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 -6 31 £325 -10.34% 8
Wiltshire -23 21 £355 -11.25% 9
Dorset +12 19 £305 -12.85% 4
Somerset -23 13 £325 -15.30% 3
Gloucestershire -21 6 £450 +28.57% 2
Devon -28 1 - - 1
Cornwall - - - - 5
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 115 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 70 (30.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 68 (29.57%) Windows
4 64 (27.83%) MS Excel
5 61 (26.52%) Security Cleared
5 61 (26.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 59 (25.65%) SQL
7 47 (20.43%) .NET
7 47 (20.43%) SQL Server
8 42 (18.26%) Active Directory
9 37 (16.09%) C#
10 33 (14.35%) SC Cleared
11 31 (13.48%) MS Office
11 31 (13.48%) Finance
12 30 (13.04%) Migration
12 30 (13.04%) CRM
13 28 (12.17%) JavaScript
13 28 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (11.74%) VMware
15 26 (11.30%) ITIL
16 25 (10.87%) MS Exchange
17 24 (10.43%) Cisco
17 24 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM
17 24 (10.43%) Lync
18 23 (10.00%) HTML
19 22 (9.57%) Citrix
19 22 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (9.13%) Clustering

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 70 (30.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 61 (26.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (10.87%) MS Exchange
4 24 (10.43%) Lync
5 17 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (6.96%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (5.22%) CMS
8 6 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.61%) IIS
8 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.74%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.30%) nginx
11 3 (1.30%) Confluence
11 3 (1.30%) Apache
11 3 (1.30%) MS Project Server
11 3 (1.30%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.30%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 64 (27.83%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.48%) MS Office
3 14 (6.09%) MS Project
4 8 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.04%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.74%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.30%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 24 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.87%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.87%) SAP HR-PA
5 2 (0.87%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.87%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (6.09%) Office 365
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.26%) Firewall
2 17 (7.39%) Intranet
3 16 (6.96%) WAN
4 15 (6.52%) LAN
5 13 (5.65%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (3.48%) SAN
7 7 (3.04%) VoIP
7 7 (3.04%) Network Security
8 5 (2.17%) FTP
9 4 (1.74%) VPN
10 3 (1.30%) DNS
10 3 (1.30%) IPv6
10 3 (1.30%) DHCP
10 3 (1.30%) LDAP
10 3 (1.30%) IPsec
10 3 (1.30%) OSPF
10 3 (1.30%) BGP
10 3 (1.30%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.87%) Internet
12 1 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.74%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.74%) MySQL
7 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.30%) MS Access
8 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.43%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) OLAP
10 1 (0.43%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 19 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.30%) Hudson
3 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.30%) Subversion
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (13.48%) Finance
2 13 (5.65%) Military
3 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.91%) Banking
5 8 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.48%) Marketing
6 7 (3.04%) Publishing
7 6 (2.61%) Electronics
8 5 (2.17%) Retail
9 4 (1.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (20.43%) Developer
2 41 (17.83%) Analyst
2 41 (17.83%) Consultant
3 24 (10.43%) SharePoint Consultant
4 21 (9.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 21 (9.13%) Architect
5 14 (6.09%) Administrator
6 13 (5.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.78%) Support Analyst
8 9 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.48%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.04%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.04%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.04%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.61%) SharePoint Administrator
11 6 (2.61%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (2.61%) Communications Officer
11 6 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.61%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.43%) .NET
2 23 (10.00%) HTML
3 21 (9.13%) CSS
4 20 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.52%) jQuery
6 14 (6.09%) HTML5
7 12 (5.22%) Application Packaging
7 12 (5.22%) Web Services
8 11 (4.78%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.35%) XML
9 10 (4.35%) CSS3
10 6 (2.61%) WCF
11 5 (2.17%) Ajax
12 4 (1.74%) Middleware
13 3 (1.30%) SOAP
13 3 (1.30%) DOM
13 3 (1.30%) Silverlight
14 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (0.87%) SAP PI
14 2 (0.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.13%) Clustering
2 16 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.65%) Fat Client
3 13 (5.65%) Thin Client
4 11 (4.78%) NHS
5 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.61%) DTV
7 5 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.17%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.17%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.17%) Open Source
7 5 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.74%) PDA
9 3 (1.30%) Wiki
9 3 (1.30%) Social Media
10 2 (0.87%) Replication
11 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) GIS
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.57%) Windows
2 20 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (7.39%) Windows 7
5 15 (6.52%) Solaris
6 14 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.48%) UNIX
8 7 (3.04%) Linux
8 7 (3.04%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.30%) CentOS
10 3 (1.30%) Debian
10 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.87%) AIX
12 1 (0.43%) VMS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.04%) CRM
1 30 (13.04%) Migration
2 26 (11.30%) ITIL
3 22 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (7.39%) Project Management
6 16 (6.96%) Content Management
7 14 (6.09%) ETL
8 13 (5.65%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.22%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.35%) MVC
10 10 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.35%) Project Planning
11 9 (3.91%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.91%) ERP
12 8 (3.48%) Service Management
12 8 (3.48%) Information Governance
12 8 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.04%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.65%) SQL
2 37 (16.09%) C#
3 28 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.65%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.91%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.30%) VBScript
6 3 (1.30%) Java
7 2 (0.87%) ABAP
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (26.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.35%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.65%) MCSE
4 13 (5.65%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.22%) Degree
6 11 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.61%) MCTS
8 6 (2.61%) MCP
9 4 (1.74%) CCNA
9 4 (1.74%) VCP4
10 3 (1.30%) MCSD
11 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.43%) ISEB
12 1 (0.43%) CCA
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.39%) SLA
2 11 (4.78%) QA
3 4 (1.74%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.39%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.17%) XenServer
5 3 (1.30%) Postfix
5 3 (1.30%) XenApp
5 3 (1.30%) Samba
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.65%) SCCM
2 6 (2.61%) SCOM
3 3 (1.30%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 115 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.74%) VMware
3 24 (10.43%) Cisco
4 22 (9.57%) Citrix
5 18 (7.83%) SAP
6 14 (6.09%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.04%) Remedy
8 6 (2.61%) McAfee
8 6 (2.61%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.74%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.30%) IBM
10 3 (1.30%) HP
10 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.87%) Symantec
11 2 (0.87%) Splunk
11 2 (0.87%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.43%) Tableau
12 1 (0.43%) Talend
12 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.43%) AppSense
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