The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 30 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 40 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.35% 6.77% 2.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 43.18% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 12
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£325 £295 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -41.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -29.72%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
130 88 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.40% 15.69% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 67
Average daily rate £375 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £154 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 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 31 July 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 -11 34 £325 +5.69% 5
North Wales +5 2 - -
West Wales - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (47.87%) .NET
2 38 (40.43%) C#
3 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
4 30 (31.91%) Scrum
5 27 (28.72%) CRM
6 26 (27.66%) TDD
6 26 (27.66%) BDD
7 25 (26.60%) Test Scripting
8 23 (24.47%) Security Cleared
9 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (23.40%) Subversion
9 22 (23.40%) ISEB
10 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
11 19 (20.21%) ISTQB
11 19 (20.21%) .NET Framework
11 19 (20.21%) JIRA
11 19 (20.21%) Selenium
11 19 (20.21%) Load Testing
11 19 (20.21%) Test Management
11 19 (20.21%) WebDriver
11 19 (20.21%) Automation Testing
11 19 (20.21%) Java
11 19 (20.21%) Migration
11 19 (20.21%) JMeter
12 18 (19.15%) Bugzilla
12 18 (19.15%) JUnit
12 18 (19.15%) Open Source
12 18 (19.15%) Lync
12 18 (19.15%) Software Testing
12 18 (19.15%) Kanban

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (19.15%) Lync
2 17 (18.09%) CMS
3 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
4 14 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (13.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (13.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (7.45%) Kentico
7 3 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Office
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.13%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.57%) SaaS
3 7 (7.45%) Office 365
4 2 (2.13%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Intranet
2 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.13%) VoIP
2 2 (2.13%) DHCP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Subversion
1 22 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (20.21%) WebDriver
2 19 (20.21%) JMeter
2 19 (20.21%) JIRA
2 19 (20.21%) Selenium
3 18 (19.15%) Bugzilla
3 18 (19.15%) JUnit
4 17 (18.09%) TestNG
4 17 (18.09%) TortoiseSVN
4 17 (18.09%) Maven
5 16 (17.02%) Jenkins
5 16 (17.02%) Ant
6 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Analyst
2 18 (19.15%) Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Tester
5 8 (8.51%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.26%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Junior
9 2 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) .NET
2 19 (20.21%) .NET Framework
3 15 (15.96%) HTML
4 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (11.70%) CSS
6 8 (8.51%) XML
7 3 (3.19%) WCF
7 3 (3.19%) jQuery
7 3 (3.19%) HTML5
8 2 (2.13%) XSLT
8 2 (2.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (2.13%) CSS3
8 2 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.06%) REST
9 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Open Source
2 16 (17.02%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.57%) GIS
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) AS400
5 2 (2.13%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.13%) iSeries
6 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Scrum
2 27 (28.72%) CRM
3 26 (27.66%) TDD
3 26 (27.66%) BDD
4 25 (26.60%) Test Scripting
5 19 (20.21%) Load Testing
5 19 (20.21%) Test Management
5 19 (20.21%) Migration
5 19 (20.21%) Automation Testing
6 18 (19.15%) Kanban
6 18 (19.15%) Software Testing
7 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
7 17 (18.09%) Document Management
8 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.64%) Workflow
9 9 (9.57%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (6.38%) Release Management
11 6 (6.38%) Web Design
11 6 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) C#
2 19 (20.21%) Java
3 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.89%) SQL
5 2 (2.13%) VBScript
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.40%) ISEB
3 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
4 19 (20.21%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.13%) PMP
6 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.13%) IIBA
7 1 (1.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.06%) MCITP
7 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) XenApp
3 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
3 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) Citrix
4 6 (6.38%) VMware
5 4 (4.26%) Symantec
5 4 (4.26%) Casewise
5 4 (4.26%) HP
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Adobe
6 2 (2.13%) Dell
6 2 (2.13%) EMC
6 2 (2.13%) Informatica
6 2 (2.13%) NetApp
6 2 (2.13%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.13%) McAfee
6 2 (2.13%) Mitel
7 1 (1.06%) ESRI
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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