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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 28 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.10% 4.76% 4.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.05% 23.91% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
SharePoint
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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
186 138 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.62% 19.88% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 80 52
Average daily rate £378 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 20 £325 - 3
West Wales - 5 £356 -
Mid Wales - 2 £265 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
4 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (28.07%) .NET
5 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (22.81%) C#
9 12 (21.05%) OLAP
9 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
9 12 (21.05%) Finance
9 12 (21.05%) MDX
9 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (21.05%) PerformancePoint
9 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (19.30%) Project Management
11 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
11 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.79%) MS Office
13 8 (14.04%) Windows
13 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
13 8 (14.04%) Change Control
14 7 (12.28%) Office 365
14 7 (12.28%) BDD
14 7 (12.28%) Selenium
14 7 (12.28%) TestNG
14 7 (12.28%) WebDriver

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (10.53%) Lync
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.51%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Office
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
1 3 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.51%) NAS
2 2 (3.51%) Intranet
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (21.05%) PerformancePoint
3 12 (21.05%) OLAP
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.28%) WebDriver
2 7 (12.28%) JUnit
2 7 (12.28%) Selenium
2 7 (12.28%) TestNG
3 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 6 (10.53%) JIRA
3 6 (10.53%) JMeter
3 6 (10.53%) Bugzilla
3 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Administrator
3 9 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Administrator
5 7 (12.28%) PMO Lead
6 6 (10.53%) Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Tester
7 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Database Developer
8 4 (7.02%) DBA
9 3 (5.26%) Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Consultant
11 1 (1.75%) Systems Administrator
11 1 (1.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) MDX
3 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
5 4 (7.02%) HTML
6 3 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 11 (19.30%) Project Management
4 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.04%) Change Control
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 7 (12.28%) Document Management
7 6 (10.53%) Load Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Test Management
7 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.53%) Open Source
7 6 (10.53%) TDD
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.77%) ETL
8 5 (8.77%) UML
8 5 (8.77%) CRM
8 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) MCSA
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco
2 2 (3.51%) Juniper
2 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.51%) ESRI
2 2 (3.51%) VMware
2 2 (3.51%) Alterian
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix