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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.06% 4.00% 6.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 25.49% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Average daily rate
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£525 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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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
73 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.41% 15.69% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 47
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.75 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) VB
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) ISO 9001
3 7 (46.67%) Replication
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
4 6 (40.00%) PHP
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (13.33%) Front Office

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
General
1 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior User Experience Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) VB
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) C
4 6 (40.00%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware