The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.41% 1.89% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.79% 9.72% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate £325 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.17% -2.50%
SharePoint
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 72 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.15% 19.46% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 24
Average daily rate £350 £368 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Office 365
3 6 (27.27%) Content Management
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) MS Office
4 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Line Management
4 5 (22.73%) Software Licensing
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Adobe
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.64%) CMS
1 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) EDRMS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
1 10 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
4 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (13.64%) SCADA
2 3 (13.64%) Social Media
3 2 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (4.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Content Management
3 5 (22.73%) Line Management
3 5 (22.73%) Service Management
3 5 (22.73%) Software Licensing
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Records Management
5 2 (9.09%) SFIA
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) EMC
2 3 (13.64%) FatWire
2 3 (13.64%) Guidewire
2 3 (13.64%) hybris
2 3 (13.64%) MuleSoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Pega
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.09%) VMware