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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 149 112 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.09% 3.62% 6.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.98% 21.46% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 66 123
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £259 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £41.25 £20.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -44.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £14.05 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.25 £139.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +19.04%
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
481 522 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.42% 16.87% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 312 417
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 18
Average hourly rate £33.75 £20.19 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 48 £320 -1.53% 9
Wiltshire +4 38 £375 -5.36% 4
Somerset +20 21 £300 -17.24% 4
Dorset -8 12 £325 +4.00% 5
Devon +3 7 £300 -14.28%
Gloucestershire +1 5 £375 -16.66% 3
Cornwall +3 2 £225 -37.93% 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 88 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 71 (29.10%) SQL
3 67 (27.46%) SQL Server
4 65 (26.64%) .NET
5 58 (23.77%) C#
6 57 (23.36%) Finance
7 46 (18.85%) Security Cleared
7 46 (18.85%) PowerShell
8 45 (18.44%) Windows
9 43 (17.62%) MS Excel
10 40 (16.39%) JavaScript
10 40 (16.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (15.57%) Active Directory
12 37 (15.16%) Windows Server
13 35 (14.34%) HTML
14 28 (11.48%) Migration
15 27 (11.07%) Office 365
16 26 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (10.25%) Project Management
17 25 (10.25%) Telecoms
18 24 (9.84%) IIS
19 23 (9.43%) CRM
19 23 (9.43%) VMware
19 23 (9.43%) DV Cleared
20 22 (9.02%) SC Cleared
20 22 (9.02%) ASP.NET
21 21 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
22 20 (8.20%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 40 (16.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 24 (9.84%) IIS
3 20 (8.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (7.38%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (4.10%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.64%) Confluence
8 4 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.82%) Apache
10 1 (0.41%) CMS
10 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.97%) MS Office
2 17 (6.97%) MS Project
3 14 (5.74%) InfoPath
4 9 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.82%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.82%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.07%) Office 365
2 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.33%) Internet
2 9 (3.69%) DHCP
2 9 (3.69%) DNS
3 7 (2.87%) Kerberos
3 7 (2.87%) SAN
4 5 (2.05%) Firewall
4 5 (2.05%) Intranet
5 4 (1.64%) Skype
6 3 (1.23%) VoIP
7 2 (0.82%) Extranet
8 1 (0.41%) Broadband
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) MPLS
8 1 (0.41%) Network Security
8 1 (0.41%) SNMP
8 1 (0.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.05%) MySQL
9 4 (1.64%) OLAP
10 3 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.82%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.82%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.82%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.41%) GIS
12 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) OLTP
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.64%) JIRA
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.41%) MSTest
General
1 57 (23.36%) Finance
2 25 (10.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.46%) Marketing
4 5 (2.05%) Back Office
4 5 (2.05%) Electronics
4 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.64%) Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Advertising
6 3 (1.23%) Military
7 2 (0.82%) Billing
7 2 (0.82%) Local Government
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (32.38%) Developer
2 55 (22.54%) Analyst
3 39 (15.98%) SharePoint Developer
4 30 (12.30%) PMO Analyst
5 19 (7.79%) Administrator
6 17 (6.97%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.97%) Consultant
7 14 (5.74%) SharePoint Administrator
8 13 (5.33%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.51%) SharePoint Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) SharePoint Consultant
10 10 (4.10%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) CRM Developer
11 9 (3.69%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.69%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.28%) Architect
12 8 (3.28%) Coordinator
12 8 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 8 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
13 7 (2.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.64%) .NET
2 35 (14.34%) HTML
3 22 (9.02%) ASP.NET
4 20 (8.20%) CSS
5 15 (6.15%) jQuery
5 15 (6.15%) XML
6 13 (5.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.05%) REST
8 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.64%) WCF
8 4 (1.64%) Web Services
8 4 (1.64%) XSLT
9 3 (1.23%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.82%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (0.82%) HTML5
10 2 (0.82%) JSON
10 2 (0.82%) LINQ
10 2 (0.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.05%) Data Extraction
4 4 (1.64%) User Experience
5 3 (1.23%) Blog
5 3 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.23%) Statistics
5 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.82%) CESG
6 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.41%) PMI
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.44%) Windows
2 37 (15.16%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.69%) Windows 10
4 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.05%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.23%) Android
7 3 (1.23%) Linux
8 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Unix
9 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.48%) Migration
2 26 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (10.25%) Project Management
4 23 (9.43%) CRM
5 21 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (8.20%) Change Control
7 18 (7.38%) PRINCE2
8 17 (6.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 15 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.74%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.92%) ITIL
11 12 (4.92%) MVC
11 12 (4.92%) Quality Management
12 11 (4.51%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.51%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.51%) Workflow
13 10 (4.10%) Programme Management
13 10 (4.10%) Scrum
13 10 (4.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.10%) SQL
2 58 (23.77%) C#
3 46 (18.85%) PowerShell
4 40 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.69%) C++
6 8 (3.28%) VBScript
7 5 (2.05%) Java
7 5 (2.05%) PHP
7 5 (2.05%) VB
8 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.23%) VBA
9 2 (0.82%) C
9 2 (0.82%) Delphi
10 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (18.85%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.43%) DV Cleared
3 22 (9.02%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.28%) APMP
5 8 (3.28%) MCITP
5 8 (3.28%) MCTS
6 7 (2.87%) MCAD
6 7 (2.87%) MCSD
7 4 (1.64%) PMP
8 3 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.82%) CCNA
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.82%) Degree
9 2 (0.82%) ISEB
9 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.23%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 38 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.97%) SCCM
2 10 (4.10%) SCOM
3 5 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.82%) logstash
4 2 (0.82%) Nagios
4 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.82%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 88 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.43%) VMware
3 17 (6.97%) Oracle
4 11 (4.51%) Nintex
4 11 (4.51%) SAP
5 8 (3.28%) Cisco
6 7 (2.87%) Citrix
6 7 (2.87%) Intel Security
7 6 (2.46%) HP
8 5 (2.05%) Planview
9 4 (1.64%) Veeam
10 3 (1.23%) Sophos
10 3 (1.23%) Symantec
10 3 (1.23%) Teradata
11 2 (0.82%) BMC
11 2 (0.82%) CA
11 2 (0.82%) CommVault
11 2 (0.82%) Dell
11 2 (0.82%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds
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