The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 18 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 Southampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.71% 2.61% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.09% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 1
Average daily rate £315 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +32.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
69 56 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.06% 20.90% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 10
Average daily rate £315 £390 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +29.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -27.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
Hampshire

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Southampton region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Southampton region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (43.48%) Replication
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
3 10 (43.48%) ISO 9001
3 10 (43.48%) C
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) VB
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Migration
5 8 (34.78%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (26.09%) ETL
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (26.09%) QlikView
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (21.74%) PHP
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) InfoPath
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (26.09%) QlikView
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
3 5 (21.74%) SQL DBA
3 5 (21.74%) DBA
3 5 (21.74%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) MI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
1 10 (43.48%) PRINCE2
2 9 (39.13%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) RAD
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) C
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) VB
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Stellent
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