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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 39 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 31 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.28% 5.18% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.63% 32.29% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 10
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£325 £306 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -38.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
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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
137 96 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.92% 16.03% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 72
Average daily rate £356 £308 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -27.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £18.90 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -6 28 £325 +3.83% 10
North Wales +3 1 - - 1
West Wales - - - -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 35 (40.70%) C#
4 31 (36.05%) Scrum
5 27 (31.40%) CRM
5 27 (31.40%) TDD
5 27 (31.40%) BDD
6 25 (29.07%) Test Scripting
7 22 (25.58%) Security Cleared
7 22 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (25.58%) Subversion
7 22 (25.58%) ISEB
8 19 (22.09%) Java
8 19 (22.09%) JMeter
8 19 (22.09%) WebDriver
8 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
8 19 (22.09%) Selenium
8 19 (22.09%) Load Testing
8 19 (22.09%) Test Management
8 19 (22.09%) ISTQB
8 19 (22.09%) JIRA
8 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
9 18 (20.93%) Lync
9 18 (20.93%) Kanban
9 18 (20.93%) Open Source
9 18 (20.93%) Bugzilla
9 18 (20.93%) Software Testing
9 18 (20.93%) JUnit
10 17 (19.77%) Dynamics CRM
10 17 (19.77%) Maven

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (20.93%) Lync
2 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
3 14 (16.28%) CMS
4 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (13.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (11.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (10.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (4.65%) Kentico
9 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
9 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Office
3 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.47%) SaaS
3 7 (8.14%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) Intranet
2 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.33%) VoIP
2 2 (2.33%) DHCP
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
2 2 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) MS Access
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (25.58%) Subversion
2 19 (22.09%) JMeter
2 19 (22.09%) WebDriver
2 19 (22.09%) Selenium
2 19 (22.09%) JIRA
3 18 (20.93%) Bugzilla
3 18 (20.93%) JUnit
4 17 (19.77%) Maven
4 17 (19.77%) TortoiseSVN
4 17 (19.77%) TestNG
5 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
5 16 (18.60%) Ant
6 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Applications Tester
9 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Web Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 17 (19.77%) .NET Framework
3 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.79%) HTML
5 8 (9.30%) CSS
6 5 (5.81%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) jQuery
7 2 (2.33%) WCF
7 2 (2.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (2.33%) REST
8 1 (1.16%) Ajax
8 1 (1.16%) XSLT
8 1 (1.16%) Web Services
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.16%) HTML5
8 1 (1.16%) CSS3
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Open Source
2 16 (18.60%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.47%) GIS
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) iSeries
5 2 (2.33%) AS400
6 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Scrum
2 27 (31.40%) CRM
2 27 (31.40%) TDD
2 27 (31.40%) BDD
3 25 (29.07%) Test Scripting
4 19 (22.09%) Load Testing
4 19 (22.09%) Test Management
4 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
5 18 (20.93%) Kanban
5 18 (20.93%) Software Testing
6 17 (19.77%) Automated Testing
6 17 (19.77%) Migration
7 15 (17.44%) Document Management
8 10 (11.63%) Workflow
8 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.47%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (6.98%) Release Management
11 6 (6.98%) Project Management
11 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) C#
2 19 (22.09%) Java
3 11 (12.79%) SQL
4 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Security Cleared
1 22 (25.58%) ISEB
2 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
2 19 (22.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) IIBA
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCITP
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) XenApp
3 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) SCOM
2 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) Citrix
4 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 4 (4.65%) HP
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco
5 4 (4.65%) Symantec
5 4 (4.65%) Casewise
6 2 (2.33%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.33%) Informatica
6 2 (2.33%) NetApp
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) Dell
6 2 (2.33%) EMC
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee
6 2 (2.33%) Mitel
7 1 (1.16%) ESRI
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