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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 120 148 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.54% 4.58% 4.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.20% 27.77% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 60
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£335 £371 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -13.09%
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
594 533 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.52% 16.50% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 334 220
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Bristol +10 28 £376 +0.33% 13
Wiltshire -21 25 £298 -15.00% 3
Dorset +13 19 £335 +21.81% 6
Somerset -2 16 £375 -11.55% 3
Gloucestershire -16 16 £350 -13.58% 4
Devon -16 3 £300 +71.42% 1
Cornwall - 1 £265 - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 85 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 68 (30.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 61 (27.73%) Windows
4 49 (22.27%) Security Cleared
5 44 (20.00%) SQL
5 44 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 41 (18.64%) .NET
6 41 (18.64%) HTML
7 37 (16.82%) MS Excel
7 37 (16.82%) Active Directory
8 36 (16.36%) ITIL
9 34 (15.45%) C#
10 30 (13.64%) Migration
10 30 (13.64%) Office 365
11 29 (13.18%) JavaScript
11 29 (13.18%) MS Office
12 28 (12.73%) SC Cleared
13 27 (12.27%) Project Management
14 26 (11.82%) Finance
15 24 (10.91%) Service Delivery
15 24 (10.91%) VMware
16 23 (10.45%) IIS
16 23 (10.45%) CSS
17 22 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
18 21 (9.55%) Oracle
19 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET
19 19 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 17 (7.73%) MS Project

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (30.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 23 (10.45%) IIS
3 22 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (7.73%) Lync
5 13 (5.91%) MS Exchange
6 10 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.18%) Apache
7 7 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.73%) CMS
9 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.82%) MS Project Server
11 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.36%) nginx
11 3 (1.36%) Confluence
11 3 (1.36%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.45%) Node.js
12 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.18%) MS Office
3 17 (7.73%) MS Project
4 9 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.64%) InfoPath
6 6 (2.73%) PowerPivot
6 6 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.73%) Documaker
3 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Summit
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.64%) Office 365
2 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) PaaS
3 2 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.45%) DNS
2 11 (5.00%) Firewall
3 10 (4.55%) SAN
4 9 (4.09%) VPN
5 7 (3.18%) Intranet
5 7 (3.18%) DHCP
6 6 (2.73%) Internet
6 6 (2.73%) Network Security
7 5 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.82%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.82%) LAN
8 4 (1.82%) VoIP
8 4 (1.82%) WAN
9 3 (1.36%) LDAP
10 2 (0.91%) NAS
10 2 (0.91%) Extranet
11 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.45%) WebEx
11 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.18%) MySQL
7 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (1.36%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.36%) MS Access
9 3 (1.36%) OLAP
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.36%) Subversion
3 3 (1.36%) JIRA
3 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.36%) Hudson
3 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (11.82%) Finance
2 10 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.64%) Retail
4 7 (3.18%) Banking
5 4 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.82%) Back Office
5 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Advertising
6 3 (1.36%) Publishing
6 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.91%) Electronics
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (30.45%) Developer
2 33 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 25 (11.36%) Analyst
4 19 (8.64%) Consultant
5 18 (8.18%) Architect
6 17 (7.73%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.45%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.45%) Administrator
10 10 (4.55%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
11 9 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (4.09%) PMO Analyst
12 8 (3.64%) SharePoint Administrator
13 6 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (2.73%) Author
13 6 (2.73%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (2.73%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.64%) HTML
1 41 (18.64%) .NET
2 23 (10.45%) CSS
3 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.91%) XML
5 10 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.09%) OAuth
7 8 (3.64%) REST
7 8 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.73%) jQuery
10 5 (2.27%) WCF
11 4 (1.82%) Web Services
11 4 (1.82%) Ajax
11 4 (1.82%) HTML5
12 2 (0.91%) Middleware
12 2 (0.91%) XSL
12 2 (0.91%) CAML
13 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.09%) User Experience
2 9 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.09%) Clustering
3 8 (3.64%) Wiki
4 5 (2.27%) NHS
4 5 (2.27%) GIS
4 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.91%) DTV
6 2 (0.91%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.91%) PDA
6 2 (0.91%) Social Network
6 2 (0.91%) FMCG
6 2 (0.91%) iPhone
6 2 (0.91%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.45%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 61 (27.73%) Windows
2 19 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.64%) Linux
7 5 (2.27%) UNIX
8 4 (1.82%) Solaris
9 3 (1.36%) Debian
9 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.36%) CentOS
9 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.36%) ITIL
2 30 (13.64%) Migration
3 27 (12.27%) Project Management
4 24 (10.91%) Service Delivery
5 19 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.73%) Content Management
7 14 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.91%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.91%) CRM
9 12 (5.45%) MVC
10 10 (4.55%) UML
10 10 (4.55%) Automated Testing
10 10 (4.55%) Web Development
10 10 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.09%) Refactoring
11 9 (4.09%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.09%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.09%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.64%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.00%) SQL
2 34 (15.45%) C#
3 29 (13.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.73%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.55%) C++
6 8 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.64%) Ruby
7 6 (2.73%) Java
8 2 (0.91%) VB
8 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.45%) VBA
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (22.27%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.27%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.73%) MCSE
7 5 (2.27%) MCSA
8 4 (1.82%) PMP
8 4 (1.82%) Degree
9 3 (1.36%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.45%) MCP
11 1 (0.45%) APMP
11 1 (0.45%) CCEE
11 1 (0.45%) MCT
11 1 (0.45%) ISEB
11 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) SLA
2 7 (3.18%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) P3O
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (16.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.36%) Firmware
6 3 (1.36%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.36%) Samba
6 3 (1.36%) Postfix
6 3 (1.36%) iptables
7 2 (0.91%) vSphere
7 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.45%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) XenServer
8 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) SCCM
2 6 (2.73%) SCOM
3 3 (1.36%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.36%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.36%) Puppet
4 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.45%) MOM
5 1 (0.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 85 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.91%) VMware
3 21 (9.55%) Oracle
4 14 (6.36%) Citrix
5 9 (4.09%) ArcSight
6 7 (3.18%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.27%) SAP
7 5 (2.27%) HP
7 5 (2.27%) Dell
8 4 (1.82%) Brocade
9 3 (1.36%) McAfee
10 2 (0.91%) Remedy
10 2 (0.91%) Cisco
10 2 (0.91%) IBM
10 2 (0.91%) Becrypt
11 1 (0.45%) Nintex
11 1 (0.45%) Cognos
11 1 (0.45%) Adobe
11 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
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