The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 30 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 202 167 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.01% 7.00% 4.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.32% 41.75% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 105 101
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £18.10 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £139.00 £24.90 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
689 400 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.51% 16.76% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 243 325
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire 0 52 £350 +12.00% 8
Bristol -13 45 £363 +11.53% 25
Somerset -7 35 £388 +21.09% 8
Devon +6 28 £250 -25.92% 1
Gloucestershire +2 20 £355 -7.18% 4
Dorset -18 6 £350 -22.22% 6
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 150 (46.44%) Microsoft
2 111 (34.37%) Security Cleared
3 105 (32.51%) .NET
4 99 (30.65%) SQL Server
5 96 (29.72%) SC Cleared
5 96 (29.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 87 (26.93%) C#
7 84 (26.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 67 (20.74%) Windows
9 66 (20.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 63 (19.50%) PowerShell
11 49 (15.17%) MS Excel
12 48 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 42 (13.00%) SQL
13 42 (13.00%) Finance
14 41 (12.69%) IIS
15 39 (12.07%) MS Office
16 37 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 37 (11.46%) CSS
17 34 (10.53%) Incident Management
17 34 (10.53%) jQuery
17 34 (10.53%) Intranet
18 33 (10.22%) MVC
19 32 (9.91%) Migration
20 31 (9.60%) Firewall
20 31 (9.60%) ITIL
21 29 (8.98%) JavaScript
21 29 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 29 (8.98%) SharePoint Server
22 28 (8.67%) Web Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 96 (29.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 84 (26.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 41 (12.69%) IIS
4 29 (8.98%) SharePoint Server
5 18 (5.57%) MS Exchange
6 14 (4.33%) MS Project Server
7 11 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.10%) SAS
9 7 (2.17%) Drupal
9 7 (2.17%) Alfresco
10 6 (1.86%) Lync
11 5 (1.55%) CMS
11 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.62%) Node.js
14 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.62%) Documentum
14 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 39 (12.07%) MS Office
3 15 (4.64%) MS Project
4 11 (3.41%) InfoPath
5 10 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (2.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.93%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.62%) Summit
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) PaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.53%) Intranet
2 31 (9.60%) Firewall
3 13 (4.02%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (3.10%) X.509
5 9 (2.79%) SSL
5 9 (2.79%) LDAP
6 8 (2.48%) DNS
7 6 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.86%) VoIP
8 5 (1.55%) Internet
8 5 (1.55%) SAN
9 4 (1.24%) DHCP
10 3 (0.93%) WAN
10 3 (0.93%) LAN
10 3 (0.93%) NAS
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.62%) VPN
11 2 (0.62%) Extranet
12 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 66 (20.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.24%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.93%) MS Access
11 3 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (8.36%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.41%) Subversion
4 10 (3.10%) Maven
4 10 (3.10%) Ant
5 9 (2.79%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.79%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.79%) Gradle
5 9 (2.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.17%) JUnit
6 7 (2.17%) Mockito
7 3 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.62%) PVCS
9 1 (0.31%) JIRA
9 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.31%) Firebug
9 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.31%) Moq
General
1 42 (13.00%) Finance
2 26 (8.05%) Publishing
3 16 (4.95%) Banking
4 9 (2.79%) Retail
4 9 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.55%) Local Government
7 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (34.37%) Developer
2 82 (25.39%) SharePoint Developer
3 47 (14.55%) Analyst
4 38 (11.76%) Administrator
5 36 (11.15%) SharePoint Administrator
6 25 (7.74%) Architect
7 21 (6.50%) Consultant
8 19 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.33%) SharePoint Consultant
10 12 (3.72%) SharePoint Architect
10 12 (3.72%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.41%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.10%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.79%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.48%) Web Developer
15 7 (2.17%) Applications Support
16 6 (1.86%) Data Analyst
17 5 (1.55%) Junior
17 5 (1.55%) Junior Web Developer
17 5 (1.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (32.51%) .NET
2 37 (11.46%) CSS
3 34 (10.53%) jQuery
4 28 (8.67%) Web Services
4 28 (8.67%) XML
5 25 (7.74%) .NET Framework
6 24 (7.43%) ASP.NET
7 23 (7.12%) XSLT
8 22 (6.81%) WCF
9 17 (5.26%) HTML
10 10 (3.10%) Spring
11 9 (2.79%) XML Schema
11 9 (2.79%) Spring MVC
12 8 (2.48%) SAML
13 7 (2.17%) XHTML
14 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (1.86%) Guice
14 6 (1.86%) Ajax
15 3 (0.93%) SOAP
15 3 (0.93%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.02%) Thin Client
1 13 (4.02%) Fat Client
2 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.86%) Open Source
3 6 (1.86%) Clustering
3 6 (1.86%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.62%) GIS
7 1 (0.31%) NHS
7 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.31%) Replication
7 1 (0.31%) PDA
7 1 (0.31%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.31%) iPad
7 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.74%) Windows
2 27 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 15 (4.64%) Solaris
6 9 (2.79%) Linux
6 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.48%) UNIX
8 5 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.62%) AIX
9 2 (0.62%) HPUX
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 33 (10.22%) MVC
3 32 (9.91%) Migration
4 31 (9.60%) ITIL
5 24 (7.43%) PRINCE2
6 22 (6.81%) Project Management
7 21 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (6.19%) Workflow
9 18 (5.57%) Information Management
10 15 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (3.41%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (3.10%) OO
12 10 (3.10%) Configuration Management
13 9 (2.79%) Knowledge Management
13 9 (2.79%) Service Management
13 9 (2.79%) Validation
14 8 (2.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.48%) Data Management
14 8 (2.48%) Supplier Management
15 7 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (26.93%) C#
2 63 (19.50%) PowerShell
3 42 (13.00%) SQL
4 29 (8.98%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 12 (3.72%) Java
7 7 (2.17%) VBA
8 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.24%) VB
10 3 (0.93%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (0.62%) ABAP
11 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) C
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 111 (34.37%) Security Cleared
2 96 (29.72%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 16 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.24%) MCTS
6 4 (1.24%) Degree
7 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.93%) MCSE
7 3 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) MCDST
8 2 (0.62%) MCITP
8 2 (0.62%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.95%) SLA
2 8 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.17%) QA
4 2 (0.62%) WCAG
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.33%) ISA Server
4 6 (1.86%) XenApp
4 6 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.31%) XenServer
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) SCCM
2 8 (2.48%) SCOM
3 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.62%) SCSM
4 2 (0.62%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.62%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 150 (46.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.36%) VMware
3 24 (7.43%) Oracle
4 19 (5.88%) Cisco
5 13 (4.02%) CheckPoint
5 13 (4.02%) SAP
5 13 (4.02%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (2.79%) Citrix
7 6 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.86%) Open Text
7 6 (1.86%) Remedy
7 6 (1.86%) HP
8 4 (1.24%) IBM
9 3 (0.93%) Symantec
9 3 (0.93%) McAfee
9 3 (0.93%) Talend
10 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.62%) Trustwave
10 2 (0.62%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.62%) Northgate
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Engineering
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 35-50 Per Hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TLT
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £475.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £510 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago