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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 36 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 162 96 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.88% 4.35% 5.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.78% 23.65% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 97
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £285 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.71% +104.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.08 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.00 £55.00 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
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
544 406 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.40% 18.40% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 261 275
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.50 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 43 £350 -16.66% 9
Gloucestershire +11 35 £415 +38.33% 7
Somerset -7 25 £422 +20.91% 4
Devon -14 22 £175 -38.59% 4
Bristol -7 19 £375 +6.76% 14
Dorset -8 4 £275 -15.38% 7
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 136 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 98 (32.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 96 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 84 (27.63%) Windows
4 84 (27.63%) MS Excel
5 73 (24.01%) .NET
5 73 (24.01%) SC Cleared
6 66 (21.71%) C#
7 65 (21.38%) SQL Server
8 63 (20.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 52 (17.11%) Finance
10 45 (14.80%) SQL
11 44 (14.47%) Project Management
12 40 (13.16%) ITIL
13 34 (11.18%) PRINCE2
13 34 (11.18%) Migration
14 33 (10.86%) PowerShell
15 32 (10.53%) Firewall
16 31 (10.20%) VMware
16 31 (10.20%) Active Directory
17 29 (9.54%) MS Office
18 28 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
19 27 (8.88%) SLA
20 26 (8.55%) Cisco
20 26 (8.55%) Intranet
21 25 (8.22%) ASP.NET
21 25 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (7.57%) Solaris
22 23 (7.57%) MS Exchange

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 98 (32.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 63 (20.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 23 (7.57%) MS Exchange
4 20 (6.58%) SharePoint Server
5 18 (5.92%) IIS
6 15 (4.93%) Lync
7 12 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.97%) CMS
10 4 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.99%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.99%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.99%) Node.js
12 2 (0.66%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.66%) Documentum
13 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 84 (27.63%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.54%) MS Office
3 17 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (5.26%) InfoPath
5 13 (4.28%) MS Project
6 10 (3.29%) MS Visio
7 8 (2.63%) Photoshop
8 4 (1.32%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.33%) Tridion
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.26%) Office 365
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.53%) Firewall
2 26 (8.55%) Intranet
3 22 (7.24%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (4.28%) DNS
5 10 (3.29%) LAN
5 10 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.96%) WAN
7 8 (2.63%) SAN
8 6 (1.97%) Internet
9 4 (1.32%) DHCP
9 4 (1.32%) VoIP
10 3 (0.99%) VPN
10 3 (0.99%) LDAP
10 3 (0.99%) NAS
11 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.66%) DMZ
12 1 (0.33%) Extranet
12 1 (0.33%) Wireless
12 1 (0.33%) IPsec
12 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.66%) MySQL
8 2 (0.66%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.66%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.33%) EDMS
9 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (17.11%) Finance
2 17 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.28%) Military
4 11 (3.62%) Publishing
5 10 (3.29%) Banking
6 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Retail
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 3 (0.99%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (26.32%) Developer
2 54 (17.76%) SharePoint Developer
3 46 (15.13%) Consultant
4 34 (11.18%) Analyst
5 29 (9.54%) Administrator
5 29 (9.54%) SharePoint Consultant
6 25 (8.22%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.59%) SharePoint Administrator
8 16 (5.26%) Architect
9 10 (3.29%) Business Analyst
10 9 (2.96%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.63%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.63%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.30%) C# Developer
13 6 (1.97%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (1.97%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (1.97%) Programmer
13 6 (1.97%) Coordinator
13 6 (1.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (24.01%) .NET
2 25 (8.22%) ASP.NET
3 19 (6.25%) Web Services
3 19 (6.25%) HTML
4 17 (5.59%) XML
4 17 (5.59%) WCF
5 14 (4.61%) CSS
6 8 (2.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 8 (2.63%) Silverlight
7 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (2.30%) REST
7 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.97%) XSLT
8 6 (1.97%) MSMQ
8 6 (1.97%) HTML5
8 6 (1.97%) CAML
9 5 (1.64%) SOAP
10 3 (0.99%) SAML
10 3 (0.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.24%) Thin Client
1 22 (7.24%) Fat Client
2 21 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.97%) Clustering
5 5 (1.64%) Replication
6 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.32%) PKI
6 4 (1.32%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.32%) Wiki
6 4 (1.32%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.32%) Open Source
7 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.99%) User Experience
7 3 (0.99%) SCADA
7 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.99%) DTV
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.63%) Windows
2 28 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (7.57%) Solaris
4 13 (4.28%) Windows 7
5 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.63%) UNIX
8 3 (0.99%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.99%) Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.47%) Project Management
2 40 (13.16%) ITIL
3 34 (11.18%) PRINCE2
3 34 (11.18%) Migration
4 20 (6.58%) Service Management
4 20 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.58%) Business Analysis
5 18 (5.92%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.59%) MVC
7 16 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (4.93%) CRM
9 14 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.28%) Workflow
10 13 (4.28%) OO
11 12 (3.95%) Change Control
12 10 (3.29%) Information Assurance
12 10 (3.29%) Coaching
12 10 (3.29%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (2.96%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.71%) C#
2 45 (14.80%) SQL
3 33 (10.86%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.61%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.62%) VB.NET
6 9 (2.96%) Java
7 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.64%) C
9 4 (1.32%) VB
9 4 (1.32%) VBA
10 2 (0.66%) ABAP
10 2 (0.66%) Delphi
10 2 (0.66%) PHP
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 96 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 73 (24.01%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.63%) MCSE
6 8 (2.63%) MCTS
6 8 (2.63%) Degree
7 4 (1.32%) PMP
7 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.66%) ISEB
8 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.66%) MOS
8 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) MCSD
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.33%) RHCE
9 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.88%) SLA
2 13 (4.28%) QA
3 6 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.63%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.99%) UAG
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
7 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) SCCM
2 5 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.99%) WSUS
3 3 (0.99%) MIIS
4 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.66%) MOM
4 2 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.33%) OpenView
5 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.20%) VMware
3 26 (8.55%) Cisco
4 23 (7.57%) CheckPoint
5 15 (4.93%) Remedy
6 12 (3.95%) SAP
6 12 (3.95%) Citrix
7 7 (2.30%) HP
8 6 (1.97%) Oracle
9 5 (1.64%) McAfee
9 5 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (1.32%) IBM
10 4 (1.32%) Dell
11 3 (0.99%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.66%) Baan
13 1 (0.33%) Juniper
13 1 (0.33%) CA
13 1 (0.33%) Veritas
13 1 (0.33%) Adobe
13 1 (0.33%) Business Objects
South West
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Wiltshire Constabulary
Rate: £22875
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 140-170 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago