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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 32 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.63% 5.50% 6.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.93% 31.54% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £408 £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 £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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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
169 130 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.18% 17.43% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 79 56
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -13 20 £300 -7.69% 3
West Wales - 9 £356 - 1
Mid Wales - 2 £265 -
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UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
3 26 (35.62%) Security Cleared
3 26 (35.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (32.88%) SC Cleared
5 22 (30.14%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (28.77%) .NET
7 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
8 18 (24.66%) Data Modelling
8 18 (24.66%) OLAP
8 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (24.66%) MDX
8 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 18 (24.66%) PerformancePoint
9 16 (21.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (20.55%) C#
11 12 (16.44%) CRM
11 12 (16.44%) .NET Framework
11 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (15.07%) Finance
13 10 (13.70%) Project Management
13 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (12.33%) CSS
14 9 (12.33%) BDD
15 8 (10.96%) Change Control
15 8 (10.96%) Windows
15 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
15 8 (10.96%) TDD
15 8 (10.96%) Document Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (21.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (9.59%) Lync
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.59%) Office 365
3 4 (5.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Network Security
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.66%) OLAP
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 18 (24.66%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.59%) WebDriver
2 7 (9.59%) JUnit
2 7 (9.59%) Subversion
2 7 (9.59%) Selenium
2 7 (9.59%) TestNG
3 6 (8.22%) JIRA
3 6 (8.22%) JMeter
3 6 (8.22%) Bugzilla
3 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.74%) NUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Billing
3 2 (2.74%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Administrator
3 10 (13.70%) SharePoint Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Developer
4 8 (10.96%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (9.59%) PMO Lead
5 7 (9.59%) Database Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.22%) Support Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Applications Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) DBA
9 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) MDX
3 12 (16.44%) .NET Framework
4 9 (12.33%) CSS
5 7 (9.59%) HTML
6 6 (8.22%) Web Services
7 5 (6.85%) jQuery
8 2 (2.74%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.37%) Ajax
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.37%) HTML5
9 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.37%) REST
9 1 (1.37%) CSS3
9 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.11%) NHS
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (24.66%) Data Modelling
3 12 (16.44%) CRM
4 10 (13.70%) Project Management
4 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.33%) BDD
6 8 (10.96%) Change Control
6 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.96%) TDD
6 8 (10.96%) Document Management
6 8 (10.96%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.22%) Load Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Test Management
7 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.22%) Migration
7 6 (8.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Open Source
8 5 (6.85%) ITIL
9 4 (5.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) C#
3 6 (8.22%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) MCSA
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) VMware
2 2 (2.74%) Alterian
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) HP
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle