The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 20 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 11 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.03% 9.62% 48.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 25.00% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 11
Average daily rate
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£424 £349 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £358 £365
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 £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 Taunton region.

Application Platforms Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.06% 38.46% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 14
Average daily rate £363 £314 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £349 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (26.09%) IIS
6 6 (26.09%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) Change Control
7 5 (21.74%) Information Assurance
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
9 3 (13.04%) Office 365
10 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.70%) MOS
10 2 (8.70%) .NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (43.48%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 6 (26.09%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) SharePoint Administrator
1 10 (43.48%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
3 5 (21.74%) Change Control
3 5 (21.74%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) VMware