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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 23 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.62% 6.01% 4.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.85% 34.75% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 16
Average daily rate £363 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
SharePoint
UK

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
122 118 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.21% 17.30% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 66 42
Average daily rate £363 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -87.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 18 £375 -6.25% 4
West Wales +8 3 £140 -59.12%
North Wales - 1 £325 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
4 16 (34.04%) MS Office
4 16 (34.04%) Migration
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Office 365
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (23.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (21.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (21.28%) Document Management
8 10 (21.28%) Windows
8 10 (21.28%) CRM
9 9 (19.15%) Lotus
9 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
9 9 (19.15%) IBM Notes
9 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.89%) .NET
11 7 (14.89%) Oracle
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (14.89%) Data Migration
11 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
12 6 (12.77%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
12 6 (12.77%) XML

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (23.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (19.15%) IBM Notes
3 6 (12.77%) ArcGIS
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (6.38%) Confluence
6 2 (4.26%) CMS
6 2 (4.26%) Content Management Server
6 2 (4.26%) Lync
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
3 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.26%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.13%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (31.91%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) NAS
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Skype
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (10.64%) GIS
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (4.26%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.13%) MS Access
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) NUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.89%) DBA
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Office 365 Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Author
9 2 (4.26%) Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Author
9 2 (4.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.38%) Wiki
3 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Migration
2 10 (21.28%) CRM
2 10 (21.28%) Document Management
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.77%) Validation
6 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Data Mapping
7 4 (8.51%) ETL
7 4 (8.51%) Information Management
7 4 (8.51%) Records Management
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (6.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) MCAD
1 1 (2.13%) MCSD
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) logstash
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Lotus
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco
4 6 (12.77%) Juniper
5 5 (10.64%) ESRI
6 2 (4.26%) Sage
6 2 (4.26%) Veeam
6 2 (4.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Sophos
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec