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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 94 165 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 5.51% 6.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.76% 29.41% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 99 88
Average daily rate
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£358 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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
501 561 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.80% 18.72% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 376 221
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 11
Average hourly rate £20.09 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 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
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 22 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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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
Wiltshire -7 25 £410 +17.14% 14
Bristol -24 17 £360 -2.37% 17
Somerset +5 13 £328 -12.66% 15
Devon -1 13 £350 +100.00% 2
Dorset -1 9 £340 -9.33% 9
Cornwall - 5 £363 -
Gloucestershire -25 4 £475 +42.85% 5
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 91 (46.19%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.38%) Windows
3 47 (23.86%) MS Excel
4 46 (23.35%) SQL
5 45 (22.84%) SQL Server
6 42 (21.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (18.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 34 (17.26%) Active Directory
9 33 (16.75%) .NET
10 32 (16.24%) C#
10 32 (16.24%) Security Cleared
11 30 (15.23%) Finance
12 27 (13.71%) MS Office
12 27 (13.71%) Office 365
13 26 (13.20%) JavaScript
14 25 (12.69%) HTML
15 24 (12.18%) CSS
16 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (11.17%) PowerShell
17 22 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (10.66%) VMware
18 21 (10.66%) SC Cleared
19 20 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (10.15%) Visual Studio
20 19 (9.64%) ASP.NET
20 19 (9.64%) Citrix
20 19 (9.64%) Migration
20 19 (9.64%) Lync
21 18 (9.14%) jQuery
21 18 (9.14%) Project Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 42 (21.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 36 (18.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (9.64%) Lync
4 14 (7.11%) IIS
5 13 (6.60%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.06%) Apache
7 7 (3.55%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.05%) MediaWiki
8 6 (3.05%) nginx
8 6 (3.05%) Confluence
9 4 (2.03%) CMS
9 4 (2.03%) Umbraco
9 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.71%) MS Office
3 10 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.08%) MS Project
4 9 (4.57%) InfoPath
5 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.52%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.52%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.02%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.71%) Office 365
2 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) IaaS
3 2 (1.02%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.60%) Firewall
2 12 (6.09%) SAN
3 10 (5.08%) WAN
3 10 (5.08%) Network Security
4 9 (4.57%) VPN
4 9 (4.57%) LAN
5 6 (3.05%) LDAP
5 6 (3.05%) DNS
6 3 (1.52%) NAS
6 3 (1.52%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.52%) OSPF
6 3 (1.52%) BGP
6 3 (1.52%) IPv6
6 3 (1.52%) Intranet
6 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.52%) DHCP
6 3 (1.52%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.52%) IPsec
7 2 (1.02%) FTP
7 2 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (4.06%) MySQL
10 6 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.05%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.54%) MS Access
12 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.52%) OLAP
13 2 (1.02%) EDMS
13 2 (1.02%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (10.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.05%) Subversion
3 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.05%) JIRA
3 6 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.05%) Hudson
4 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (15.23%) Finance
2 11 (5.58%) Banking
3 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.55%) Retail
5 5 (2.54%) Marketing
6 4 (2.03%) Electronics
6 4 (2.03%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (29.44%) Developer
2 36 (18.27%) Analyst
3 28 (14.21%) SharePoint Developer
4 23 (11.68%) Consultant
5 15 (7.61%) SharePoint Consultant
6 13 (6.60%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.09%) Architect
8 9 (4.57%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 8 (4.06%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.55%) Administrator
11 6 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.05%) DBA
11 6 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.54%) PMO Analyst
12 5 (2.54%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.54%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.75%) .NET
2 25 (12.69%) HTML
3 24 (12.18%) CSS
4 19 (9.64%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.14%) jQuery
6 16 (8.12%) HTML5
7 11 (5.58%) CSS3
8 9 (4.57%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.06%) Ajax
10 4 (2.03%) Web Services
10 4 (2.03%) XML
11 3 (1.52%) WCF
11 3 (1.52%) Middleware
12 2 (1.02%) SOAP
12 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.02%) Application Packaging
12 2 (1.02%) MDX
12 2 (1.02%) Silverlight
12 2 (1.02%) CAML
13 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.60%) NHS
2 10 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.08%) Clustering
3 9 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.05%) Wiki
5 5 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.03%) PDA
6 4 (2.03%) DTV
7 3 (1.52%) User Experience
7 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.02%) FMCG
8 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.51%) Social Network
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.38%) Windows
2 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (7.11%) Linux
4 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.05%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.05%) Debian
6 6 (3.05%) CentOS
7 5 (2.54%) UNIX
8 4 (2.03%) Solaris
8 4 (2.03%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.51%) VMS
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.64%) Migration
3 18 (9.14%) Project Management
4 16 (8.12%) ETL
4 16 (8.12%) ITIL
5 13 (6.60%) CRM
5 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
6 12 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.57%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.57%) DevOps
8 9 (4.57%) Project Planning
9 8 (4.06%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.06%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.06%) MVC
9 8 (4.06%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.06%) Database Security
9 8 (4.06%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.55%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.35%) SQL
2 32 (16.24%) C#
3 26 (13.20%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.17%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.03%) Java
7 3 (1.52%) VB
7 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) Python
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.57%) Degree
5 8 (4.06%) MCSE
6 6 (3.05%) MCP
6 6 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.52%) MCSA
9 2 (1.02%) MCSD
9 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.02%) ISEB
9 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) ECDL
10 1 (0.51%) MCT
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) SLA
2 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.02%) P3O
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (17.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.05%) Samba
3 6 (3.05%) iptables
3 6 (3.05%) Postfix
4 4 (2.03%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.03%) XenServer
5 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
5 2 (1.02%) XenApp
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.51%) vCloud
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) SCCM
2 6 (3.05%) ZABBIX
2 6 (3.05%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) SCOM
3 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.51%) MOM
4 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (46.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.66%) VMware
3 19 (9.64%) Citrix
4 14 (7.11%) SAP
5 8 (4.06%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.55%) Oracle
7 5 (2.54%) Cisco
7 5 (2.54%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.03%) Brocade
9 3 (1.52%) McAfee
9 3 (1.52%) IBM
10 2 (1.02%) Dell
10 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.02%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.02%) Splunk
11 1 (0.51%) Tableau
11 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.51%) Becrypt
11 1 (0.51%) Nintex
11 1 (0.51%) Intel
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