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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 120 134 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.74% 4.42% 3.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.87% 26.75% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 62
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
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
575 501 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.94% 16.52% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 328 200
Average daily rate £358 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 18
Average hourly rate £32.54 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.70% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.20 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -12 27 £360 +2.85% 8
Somerset +16 25 £363 +7.40% 5
Bristol -7 23 £325 -13.33% 12
Dorset -4 14 £375 +7.06% 3
Devon -4 11 £263 +50.00% 1
Cornwall - 4 £265 -
Gloucestershire -27 2 - - 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 68 (28.69%) Windows
2 68 (28.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 56 (23.63%) SQL
4 53 (22.36%) SQL Server
5 50 (21.10%) .NET
6 47 (19.83%) HTML
7 46 (19.41%) C#
8 45 (18.99%) MS Excel
9 44 (18.57%) Security Cleared
10 40 (16.88%) Active Directory
11 39 (16.46%) JavaScript
12 36 (15.19%) ITIL
13 34 (14.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 34 (14.35%) Office 365
14 30 (12.66%) ASP.NET
14 30 (12.66%) CSS
15 28 (11.81%) MS Office
16 27 (11.39%) Finance
17 26 (10.97%) Project Management
17 26 (10.97%) SC Cleared
18 25 (10.55%) Service Delivery
18 25 (10.55%) VMware
19 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (9.70%) IIS
20 23 (9.70%) Migration
20 23 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 21 (8.86%) Oracle

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (28.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 34 (14.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (9.70%) IIS
4 20 (8.44%) Lync
5 14 (5.91%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.80%) Apache
6 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.95%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.11%) nginx
9 5 (2.11%) Confluence
9 5 (2.11%) MediaWiki
10 3 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.84%) CMS
11 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 45 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.81%) MS Office
3 12 (5.06%) MS Project
4 9 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.80%) InfoPath
5 7 (2.95%) PowerPivot
6 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.84%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.35%) Office 365
2 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) PaaS
3 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) SAN
2 13 (5.49%) Firewall
3 11 (4.64%) VPN
4 10 (4.22%) DNS
4 10 (4.22%) Network Security
5 6 (2.53%) LAN
5 6 (2.53%) WAN
6 5 (2.11%) DHCP
6 5 (2.11%) LDAP
6 5 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.69%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.69%) VoIP
7 4 (1.69%) Internet
8 3 (1.27%) NAS
8 3 (1.27%) Intranet
9 2 (0.84%) OSPF
9 2 (0.84%) BGP
9 2 (0.84%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.84%) IPsec
9 2 (0.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.80%) MySQL
7 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Power View
9 5 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.69%) MS Access
11 3 (1.27%) OLAP
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (8.44%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.11%) Hudson
3 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.11%) Subversion
3 5 (2.11%) JIRA
3 5 (2.11%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (11.39%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.64%) Banking
4 9 (3.80%) Retail
4 9 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.95%) Marketing
6 6 (2.53%) Electronics
7 4 (1.69%) Back Office
7 4 (1.69%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (32.07%) Developer
2 39 (16.46%) SharePoint Developer
3 27 (11.39%) Analyst
4 24 (10.13%) Consultant
5 16 (6.75%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.49%) .NET Developer
7 13 (5.49%) SharePoint Consultant
8 11 (4.64%) Administrator
8 11 (4.64%) SQL Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Architect
8 11 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (3.38%) SharePoint Administrator
10 7 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.95%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.95%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.53%) DBA
11 6 (2.53%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.10%) .NET
2 47 (19.83%) HTML
3 30 (12.66%) ASP.NET
3 30 (12.66%) CSS
4 17 (7.17%) .NET Framework
4 17 (7.17%) jQuery
5 16 (6.75%) HTML5
6 11 (4.64%) CSS3
6 11 (4.64%) XML
7 9 (3.80%) Ajax
8 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.11%) Web Services
9 5 (2.11%) WCF
10 3 (1.27%) Middleware
11 2 (0.84%) REST
11 2 (0.84%) CAML
11 2 (0.84%) OAuth
11 2 (0.84%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.84%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.84%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.06%) Clustering
3 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.22%) Wiki
4 9 (3.80%) NHS
5 6 (2.53%) DTV
5 6 (2.53%) GIS
6 5 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (2.11%) User Experience
7 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.27%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.84%) Social Network
8 2 (0.84%) FMCG
8 2 (0.84%) iPhone
8 2 (0.84%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.84%) Social Media
8 2 (0.84%) PDA
9 1 (0.42%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.69%) Windows
2 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.06%) Linux
6 11 (4.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.11%) CentOS
7 5 (2.11%) UNIX
7 5 (2.11%) Debian
7 5 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.69%) Solaris
9 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.19%) ITIL
2 26 (10.97%) Project Management
3 25 (10.55%) Service Delivery
4 24 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (9.70%) Migration
5 23 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.59%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.33%) Content Management
8 13 (5.49%) MVC
8 13 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.49%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.06%) ETL
10 11 (4.64%) UML
10 11 (4.64%) Project Planning
10 11 (4.64%) Programme Management
10 11 (4.64%) Load Balancing
11 10 (4.22%) Automated Testing
11 10 (4.22%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.63%) SQL
2 46 (19.41%) C#
3 39 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.44%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.22%) C++
5 10 (4.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.11%) Java
7 3 (1.27%) VB
7 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.84%) C
8 2 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) VBA
9 1 (0.42%) Python
9 1 (0.42%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.97%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.49%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.06%) Degree
6 7 (2.95%) MCSE
6 7 (2.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.53%) MCSA
7 6 (2.53%) MCP
8 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.84%) PMP
9 2 (0.84%) MCSD
9 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.84%) ISEB
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) SLA
2 7 (2.95%) QA
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.27%) P3O
5 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.84%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 40 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.11%) iptables
5 5 (2.11%) Postfix
5 5 (2.11%) Samba
6 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.27%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.27%) Firmware
8 2 (0.84%) vSphere
8 2 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.84%) XenServer
9 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) SCCM
2 5 (2.11%) SCOM
2 5 (2.11%) ZABBIX
2 5 (2.11%) Puppet
3 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.42%) MOM
5 1 (0.42%) WSUS
5 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.42%) SCSM
Vendors
1 95 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.55%) VMware
3 21 (8.86%) Oracle
4 18 (7.59%) Citrix
5 16 (6.75%) SAP
6 9 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.80%) ArcSight
7 6 (2.53%) Dell
8 5 (2.11%) McAfee
9 4 (1.69%) Brocade
10 2 (0.84%) Splunk
10 2 (0.84%) Tableau
10 2 (0.84%) Becrypt
10 2 (0.84%) HP
10 2 (0.84%) Cisco
10 2 (0.84%) IBM
11 1 (0.42%) Cognos
11 1 (0.42%) Nintex
11 1 (0.42%) Lumension
11 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Bristol
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