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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 36 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 147 92 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.63% 4.12% 4.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.65% 25.27% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 88
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£363 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £251 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.38 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.88 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £50.88 £24.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
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
513 364 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.17% 16.31% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 235 300
Average daily rate £350 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +2 42 £350 -16.66% 6
Gloucestershire +3 30 £401 +11.45% 1
Somerset -9 22 £424 +22.89% 5
Devon -7 20 £175 -38.59% 4
Bristol -13 14 £375 +50.00% 16
Dorset -3 8 £325 - 5
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 131 (43.23%) Microsoft
2 88 (29.04%) Security Cleared
3 87 (28.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 80 (26.40%) MS Excel
5 75 (24.75%) Windows
6 70 (23.10%) SC Cleared
7 68 (22.44%) .NET
8 64 (21.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 61 (20.13%) Finance
10 58 (19.14%) SQL Server
11 57 (18.81%) C#
12 47 (15.51%) SQL
13 46 (15.18%) Project Management
14 38 (12.54%) ITIL
15 37 (12.21%) PRINCE2
15 37 (12.21%) PowerShell
16 35 (11.55%) Migration
17 33 (10.89%) MS Office
18 31 (10.23%) Intranet
18 31 (10.23%) Firewall
19 30 (9.90%) Active Directory
20 26 (8.58%) VMware
21 25 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (7.92%) SLA
22 24 (7.92%) Cisco
22 24 (7.92%) ASP.NET
23 22 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
24 21 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
24 21 (6.93%) InfoPath
24 21 (6.93%) IIS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (28.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 64 (21.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (6.93%) IIS
4 20 (6.60%) MS Exchange
5 19 (6.27%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (3.96%) Lync
7 9 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.98%) CMS
9 4 (1.32%) Drupal
9 4 (1.32%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.99%) Node.js
10 3 (0.99%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.99%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.66%) Documentum
11 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Connections
12 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 80 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 33 (10.89%) MS Office
3 21 (6.93%) InfoPath
4 17 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (4.95%) MS Project
6 9 (2.97%) MS Visio
7 7 (2.31%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.99%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.99%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) Office 365
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.23%) Intranet
1 31 (10.23%) Firewall
2 20 (6.60%) Cisco PIX
3 14 (4.62%) DNS
4 12 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.97%) LAN
6 8 (2.64%) WAN
7 6 (1.98%) Internet
7 6 (1.98%) SAN
8 4 (1.32%) VoIP
9 3 (0.99%) NAS
9 3 (0.99%) DHCP
9 3 (0.99%) VPN
9 3 (0.99%) LDAP
10 2 (0.66%) DMZ
11 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.33%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.33%) Network Security
11 1 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.99%) MS Access
9 2 (0.66%) MySQL
9 2 (0.66%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.33%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Firebug
3 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
General
1 61 (20.13%) Finance
2 14 (4.62%) Banking
3 13 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.29%) Publishing
4 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.32%) Military
5 4 (1.32%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (25.41%) Developer
2 50 (16.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 46 (15.18%) Analyst
4 36 (11.88%) Consultant
5 29 (9.57%) Administrator
6 27 (8.91%) Project Manager
7 23 (7.59%) SharePoint Consultant
8 20 (6.60%) SharePoint Administrator
9 19 (6.27%) Architect
10 16 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.63%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (3.63%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.64%) .NET Developer
13 6 (1.98%) Coordinator
13 6 (1.98%) Software Developer
13 6 (1.98%) C# Developer
13 6 (1.98%) Web Manager
13 6 (1.98%) Web Content Manager
13 6 (1.98%) Content Manager
14 5 (1.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.44%) .NET
2 24 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 19 (6.27%) XML
4 18 (5.94%) HTML
5 13 (4.29%) CSS
5 13 (4.29%) Web Services
6 12 (3.96%) WCF
7 9 (2.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 8 (2.64%) REST
9 7 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.31%) Silverlight
9 7 (2.31%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.98%) SOAP
10 6 (1.98%) MSMQ
10 6 (1.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (1.65%) HTML5
11 5 (1.65%) XSLT
12 4 (1.32%) CAML
13 3 (0.99%) Windows Identity Foundation
13 3 (0.99%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.60%) Thin Client
1 20 (6.60%) Fat Client
2 19 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.64%) Clustering
4 7 (2.31%) Open Source
5 5 (1.65%) Replication
6 4 (1.32%) PKI
6 4 (1.32%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.32%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.32%) Wiki
7 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.99%) SCADA
7 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) CMDB
9 1 (0.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 75 (24.75%) Windows
2 25 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (6.93%) Solaris
4 12 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.63%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.99%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.99%) Linux
8 2 (0.66%) UNIX
8 2 (0.66%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.18%) Project Management
2 38 (12.54%) ITIL
3 37 (12.21%) PRINCE2
4 35 (11.55%) Migration
5 19 (6.27%) Business Analysis
6 16 (5.28%) MVC
6 16 (5.28%) Workflow
6 16 (5.28%) Service Management
7 15 (4.95%) Service Delivery
7 15 (4.95%) Change Control
8 14 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (4.62%) CRM
9 12 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (3.96%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.63%) ERP
10 11 (3.63%) OO
10 11 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.30%) Supplier Management
11 10 (3.30%) Information Assurance
12 9 (2.97%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.81%) C#
2 47 (15.51%) SQL
3 37 (12.21%) PowerShell
4 16 (5.28%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.97%) Java
5 9 (2.97%) VBA
6 8 (2.64%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.65%) C
9 4 (1.32%) VB
10 2 (0.66%) PHP
10 2 (0.66%) Delphi
10 2 (0.66%) ABAP
10 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (29.04%) Security Cleared
2 70 (23.10%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.30%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.64%) Degree
7 4 (1.32%) PMP
7 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.32%) MCTS
8 3 (0.99%) MCSE
9 2 (0.66%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.66%) MOS
9 2 (0.66%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.33%) CCSA
10 1 (0.33%) CISM
10 1 (0.33%) RHCE
10 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.92%) SLA
2 10 (3.30%) QA
3 6 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.64%) ISA Server
3 8 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.99%) UAG
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) SCCM
2 3 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.99%) WSUS
2 3 (0.99%) MIIS
3 2 (0.66%) MOM
3 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) OpenView
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 131 (43.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.58%) VMware
3 24 (7.92%) Cisco
4 21 (6.93%) CheckPoint
5 17 (5.61%) SAP
6 13 (4.29%) Oracle
7 8 (2.64%) Remedy
8 6 (1.98%) Citrix
9 5 (1.65%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (1.32%) IBM
10 4 (1.32%) HP
10 4 (1.32%) Dell
10 4 (1.32%) Open Text
11 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.99%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.66%) McAfee
12 2 (0.66%) Baan
12 2 (0.66%) Trustwave
13 1 (0.33%) MobileIron
13 1 (0.33%) Lumension
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