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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 64 32 54
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 82 131 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.61% 5.26% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.86% 26.73% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 83 57
Average daily rate
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£338 £372 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £226 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £24.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £34.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +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
517 490 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 19.68% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 296 276
Average daily rate £375 £372 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +14.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 13
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.05% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £29.65 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -8 19 £320 -19.19% 20
Wiltshire -10 18 £355 -5.76% 6
Dorset +9 15 £265 - 11
Somerset -25 9 £263 -30.46% 10
Gloucestershire -23 6 £485 +67.24% 1
Devon -13 4 £190 +8.57%
Cornwall - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 120 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 81 (33.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 77 (32.08%) Windows
4 73 (30.42%) Security Cleared
5 68 (28.33%) MS Excel
6 64 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 54 (22.50%) SQL
8 49 (20.42%) .NET
9 46 (19.17%) SC Cleared
10 44 (18.33%) Active Directory
11 43 (17.92%) SQL Server
12 41 (17.08%) C#
13 37 (15.42%) MS Office
14 35 (14.58%) VMware
15 33 (13.75%) Finance
15 33 (13.75%) Migration
16 31 (12.92%) Cisco
17 30 (12.50%) ITIL
17 30 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (11.25%) CRM
19 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (10.42%) Firewall
20 24 (10.00%) SLA
20 24 (10.00%) MS Exchange
21 23 (9.58%) Project Management
21 23 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (9.58%) Dynamics CRM
22 22 (9.17%) Lync
22 22 (9.17%) Solaris
23 21 (8.75%) CheckPoint

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 81 (33.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 64 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 22 (9.17%) Lync
5 17 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (4.17%) CMS
8 8 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.08%) IIS
10 4 (1.67%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.25%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.25%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.83%) Apache
12 2 (0.83%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.83%) nginx
12 2 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 68 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 37 (15.42%) MS Office
3 18 (7.50%) MS Project
4 10 (4.17%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.75%) InfoPath
6 8 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.25%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.42%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (9.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.83%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.83%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.83%) SAP HR-PA
4 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.83%) SAP ECC
5 1 (0.42%) assyst
5 1 (0.42%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (4.58%) Office 365
3 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.42%) Firewall
2 20 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
3 18 (7.50%) Intranet
4 14 (5.83%) WAN
5 13 (5.42%) LAN
6 7 (2.92%) VoIP
7 5 (2.08%) DNS
7 5 (2.08%) FTP
8 4 (1.67%) SAN
8 4 (1.67%) Internet
8 4 (1.67%) Network Security
9 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.25%) VPN
9 3 (1.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.83%) LDAP
10 2 (0.83%) IPv6
10 2 (0.83%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.83%) OSPF
10 2 (0.83%) BGP
10 2 (0.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.67%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.25%) MySQL
9 2 (0.83%) MS Access
9 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.42%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.42%) EDMS
10 1 (0.42%) DB2
10 1 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.83%) Subversion
4 2 (0.83%) JIRA
4 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.83%) Hudson
4 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (13.75%) Finance
2 14 (5.83%) Military
3 8 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.92%) Publishing
5 5 (2.08%) Marketing
6 4 (1.67%) Retail
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.67%) Advertising
7 3 (1.25%) Electronics
8 2 (0.83%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (19.58%) Developer
2 46 (19.17%) Consultant
3 33 (13.75%) Analyst
4 28 (11.67%) SharePoint Consultant
5 27 (11.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 23 (9.58%) Architect
7 17 (7.08%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (5.42%) Administrator
9 13 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.75%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (2.50%) Desktop Support
12 6 (2.50%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.50%) SharePoint Administrator
12 6 (2.50%) SharePoint Architect
12 6 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
12 6 (2.50%) Communications Officer
13 5 (2.08%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.42%) .NET
2 19 (7.92%) Web Services
3 17 (7.08%) HTML
4 15 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 14 (5.83%) CSS
6 13 (5.42%) XML
6 13 (5.42%) WCF
7 11 (4.58%) Application Packaging
8 10 (4.17%) jQuery
9 7 (2.92%) HTML5
10 6 (2.50%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.08%) CAML
12 4 (1.67%) XSLT
12 4 (1.67%) Middleware
13 3 (1.25%) CSS3
13 3 (1.25%) Ajax
13 3 (1.25%) SOAP
13 3 (1.25%) DOM
14 2 (0.83%) SAP XI
14 2 (0.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 20 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 20 (8.33%) Clustering
2 18 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.92%) NHS
4 5 (2.08%) Open Source
4 5 (2.08%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.67%) PDA
6 3 (1.25%) Social Media
6 3 (1.25%) DTV
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) Wiki
7 2 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.42%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.08%) Windows
2 22 (9.17%) Solaris
3 21 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.92%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.75%) UNIX
8 7 (2.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.67%) Linux
9 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.83%) AIX
10 2 (0.83%) Debian
10 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.83%) CentOS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.75%) Migration
2 30 (12.50%) ITIL
3 27 (11.25%) CRM
4 23 (9.58%) Project Management
5 17 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.83%) Content Management
8 11 (4.58%) Data Modelling
9 10 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (4.17%) Service Management
9 10 (4.17%) Change Control
10 9 (3.75%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.75%) MVC
11 8 (3.33%) ERP
11 8 (3.33%) ETL
11 8 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.92%) Requirements Management
12 7 (2.92%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.50%) SQL
2 41 (17.08%) C#
3 20 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.92%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.25%) C
7 3 (1.25%) VBScript
7 3 (1.25%) Java
8 2 (0.83%) ABAP
9 1 (0.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 73 (30.42%) Security Cleared
2 46 (19.17%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (5.42%) MCSE
5 13 (5.42%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.75%) MCTS
8 7 (2.92%) Degree
9 3 (1.25%) MOS
9 3 (1.25%) CCNA
9 3 (1.25%) MCP
10 2 (0.83%) MCSD
10 2 (0.83%) ISEB
10 2 (0.83%) PMP
10 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.42%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.00%) SLA
2 13 (5.42%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.67%) XenServer
5 3 (1.25%) XenApp
5 3 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.83%) Samba
6 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.83%) Postfix
7 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (5.00%) SCCM
2 6 (2.50%) SCOM
3 3 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 120 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.58%) VMware
3 31 (12.92%) Cisco
4 21 (8.75%) CheckPoint
5 19 (7.92%) Citrix
6 9 (3.75%) SAP
7 8 (3.33%) Remedy
8 5 (2.08%) HP
8 5 (2.08%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.67%) McAfee
9 4 (1.67%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.25%) IBM
11 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.83%) Symantec
12 1 (0.42%) Talend
12 1 (0.42%) Planview
12 1 (0.42%) Brocade
12 1 (0.42%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.42%) AppSense
12 1 (0.42%) Genesys
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