The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 40 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 31 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.01% 6.82% 3.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.02% 34.81% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 16
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£331 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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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 Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 158 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.22% 19.58% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 44
Average daily rate £425 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.16% +44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £25.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £18.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -25 16 £344 +1.10% 6
West Wales - 11 £301 - 1
North Wales -3 1 - - 1
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
3 39 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (44.87%) Data Modelling
6 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
7 29 (37.18%) SC Cleared
8 28 (35.90%) PerformancePoint
8 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (35.90%) MDX
8 28 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (35.90%) OLAP
8 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 22 (28.21%) .NET
10 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (20.51%) Office 365
11 16 (20.51%) C#
11 16 (20.51%) CRM
11 16 (20.51%) Migration
12 13 (16.67%) MS Office
12 13 (16.67%) XML
12 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (15.38%) CSS
14 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.82%) HTML
15 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
15 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (11.54%) BDD
16 9 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (10.26%) Lync
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Office
2 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.28%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.28%) FrameMaker
5 1 (1.28%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (20.51%) Office 365
3 4 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Intranet
2 4 (5.13%) Network Security
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) SAN
3 3 (3.85%) LAN
3 3 (3.85%) WAN
3 3 (3.85%) MPLS
3 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.85%) Wireless
3 3 (3.85%) NAS
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.28%) DHCP
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (35.90%) PerformancePoint
3 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 28 (35.90%) OLAP
3 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.56%) Ingres
7 1 (1.28%) MS Access
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.97%) JUnit
3 7 (8.97%) Subversion
3 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
3 7 (8.97%) TestNG
3 7 (8.97%) Selenium
4 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) JMeter
4 6 (7.69%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Publishing
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 12 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Data Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.69%) Support Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Applications Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Tester
9 4 (5.13%) SQL Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) Programmer
10 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.56%) PMO Lead
11 2 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) MDX
2 22 (28.21%) .NET
3 13 (16.67%) XML
4 12 (15.38%) CSS
5 10 (12.82%) HTML
6 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.26%) jQuery
7 8 (10.26%) Web Services
8 6 (7.69%) Ajax
9 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.13%) CSS3
10 4 (5.13%) HTML5
11 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.28%) REST
12 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Open Source
1 6 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) AS400
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) OS/400
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Data Modelling
2 28 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (20.51%) CRM
3 16 (20.51%) Migration
4 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.54%) BDD
6 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
6 8 (10.26%) TDD
6 8 (10.26%) Scrum
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Test Management
8 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (6.41%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (5.13%) Data Mapping
10 4 (5.13%) Validation
10 4 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) C#
3 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) Java
5 3 (3.85%) C
6 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 29 (37.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Casewise
2 4 (5.13%) Alterian
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco
3 3 (3.85%) Juniper
3 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) Citrix
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
Brecon, Powys
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago