The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Taunton 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.91% 13.46% 25.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.04% 41.18% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £318 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £358 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -29.72%
Application Platforms Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.65% 32.69% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 6
Average daily rate £325 £318 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £356 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 9 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (42.86%) IIS
5 9 (42.86%) Migration
6 7 (33.33%) ISA Server
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
8 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) Office 365
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
9 1 (4.76%) Remedy

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2010
1 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (42.86%) IIS
2 9 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Administrator
1 15 (71.43%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Designer
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
3 1 (4.76%) Market Research
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) TDD
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) VMware