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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 47 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 104 198 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.42% 6.11% 7.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.68% 30.89% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 123 103
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £208 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.38 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.44%
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
503 641 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 19.80% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 405 237
Average daily rate £363 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% -22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -1 31 £325 -11.86% 12
Wiltshire -11 27 £430 +22.85% 8
Dorset +11 13 £335 -4.28% 8
Somerset -5 12 £313 -16.66% 4
Devon -13 7 £350 +100.00%
Gloucestershire -27 5 £419 +19.64% 1
Cornwall - 3 £363 -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 89 (46.35%) Microsoft
2 56 (29.17%) Windows
3 55 (28.65%) MS Excel
4 45 (23.44%) SQL
5 42 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 39 (20.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 39 (20.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 34 (17.71%) .NET
8 34 (17.71%) C#
8 34 (17.71%) Security Cleared
9 33 (17.19%) MS Office
9 33 (17.19%) Finance
10 28 (14.58%) JavaScript
11 23 (11.98%) HTML
11 23 (11.98%) Office 365
12 22 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (11.46%) CSS
13 21 (10.94%) Visual Studio
13 21 (10.94%) SC Cleared
14 20 (10.42%) ASP.NET
14 20 (10.42%) MS Exchange
14 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (9.90%) jQuery
16 18 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (9.38%) VMware
17 17 (8.85%) Migration
17 17 (8.85%) Citrix
17 17 (8.85%) Project Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 39 (20.31%) SharePoint 2010
1 39 (20.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 20 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.85%) Lync
4 12 (6.25%) IIS
5 7 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (3.65%) Apache
6 6 (3.13%) MediaWiki
6 6 (3.13%) nginx
6 6 (3.13%) Confluence
7 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.08%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.08%) CMS
8 3 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.52%) Node.js
10 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 55 (28.65%) MS Excel
2 33 (17.19%) MS Office
3 14 (7.29%) MS Project
4 10 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (4.69%) InfoPath
6 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.04%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.52%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.56%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.04%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.98%) Office 365
2 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) WAN
2 13 (6.77%) LAN
3 12 (6.25%) Firewall
4 9 (4.69%) SAN
5 8 (4.17%) VoIP
5 8 (4.17%) VPN
5 8 (4.17%) Network Security
6 6 (3.13%) LDAP
7 4 (2.08%) DNS
8 3 (1.56%) IPv6
8 3 (1.56%) DHCP
8 3 (1.56%) IPsec
8 3 (1.56%) OSPF
8 3 (1.56%) BGP
8 3 (1.56%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.04%) NAS
9 2 (1.04%) Intranet
9 2 (1.04%) Internet
9 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.65%) MySQL
10 6 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.60%) MS Access
11 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.52%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.52%) DB2
13 1 (0.52%) OLAP
13 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.52%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.13%) Hudson
3 6 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.13%) Subversion
3 6 (3.13%) JIRA
3 6 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (17.19%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Banking
3 9 (4.69%) Retail
4 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Advertising
5 4 (2.08%) Electronics
5 4 (2.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.56%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (26.56%) Developer
2 43 (22.40%) Analyst
3 25 (13.02%) Consultant
4 23 (11.98%) SharePoint Developer
5 16 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
6 10 (5.21%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.17%) Architect
8 8 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Administrator
9 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.13%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.71%) .NET
2 23 (11.98%) HTML
3 22 (11.46%) CSS
4 20 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 19 (9.90%) jQuery
6 16 (8.33%) HTML5
7 11 (5.73%) CSS3
8 9 (4.69%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.17%) Ajax
10 5 (2.60%) Web Services
11 4 (2.08%) XML
11 4 (2.08%) WCF
12 3 (1.56%) SOAP
12 3 (1.56%) Middleware
13 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (1.04%) CAML
13 2 (1.04%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.04%) Application Packaging
13 2 (1.04%) MDX
13 2 (1.04%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) NHS
1 12 (6.25%) Clustering
2 9 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.13%) PDA
4 6 (3.13%) Wiki
5 5 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Open Source
6 4 (2.08%) DTV
7 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.56%) User Experience
8 2 (1.04%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.04%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) Social Network
9 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
9 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.17%) Windows
2 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (6.77%) Linux
6 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.13%) Debian
8 6 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (3.13%) CentOS
9 4 (2.08%) UNIX
9 4 (2.08%) Solaris
10 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.52%) AIX
12 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (8.85%) Migration
2 17 (8.85%) Project Management
3 16 (8.33%) ITIL
3 16 (8.33%) CRM
4 13 (6.77%) PRINCE2
4 13 (6.77%) ETL
5 12 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 9 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (4.69%) MVC
7 8 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 8 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 8 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 8 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (3.65%) Qualitative Analysis
8 7 (3.65%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (3.65%) Information Governance
8 7 (3.65%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.65%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.44%) SQL
2 34 (17.71%) C#
3 28 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.85%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.21%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.04%) Java
7 2 (1.04%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.52%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.73%) MCSE
4 11 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.69%) Degree
6 7 (3.65%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.13%) MCP
8 4 (2.08%) CCNA
9 3 (1.56%) MCSA
9 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.04%) MCSD
10 2 (1.04%) ISEB
10 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.52%) MCT
11 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) ECDL
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) SLA
1 4 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.08%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.04%) P3O
2 2 (1.04%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.13%) Postfix
3 6 (3.13%) Samba
3 6 (3.13%) iptables
4 4 (2.08%) XenServer
5 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) vCloud
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) SCCM
2 6 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 6 (3.13%) Puppet
3 4 (2.08%) SCOM
4 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.52%) MOM
5 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 89 (46.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.38%) VMware
3 17 (8.85%) Citrix
4 13 (6.77%) SAP
5 12 (6.25%) Cisco
6 7 (3.65%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.56%) Oracle
8 3 (1.56%) IBM
8 3 (1.56%) Brocade
8 3 (1.56%) McAfee
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.04%) Splunk
9 2 (1.04%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (0.52%) Intel
10 1 (0.52%) Symantec
10 1 (0.52%) Tableau
10 1 (0.52%) Becrypt
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