The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 165 129 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.69% 3.85% 4.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.31% 23.84% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 87 92
Median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.91%
SharePoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
563 541 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.41% 16.16% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 365 326
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £38.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.88% +93.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.05 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the South West region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the South West region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 42 £375 +2.73% 12
Wiltshire +16 34 £361 +12.89% 4
Dorset +1 21 £350 +4.47% 2
Somerset +8 19 £375 +0.67% 3
Gloucestershire +6 14 £400 +22.13% 6
Devon +15 9 £250 -4.76% 1
Cornwall +4 2 £325 +22.64% 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 146 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 101 (31.37%) .NET
3 93 (28.88%) SQL Server
4 82 (25.47%) SQL
5 81 (25.16%) C#
6 77 (23.91%) HTML
7 75 (23.29%) Security Cleared
8 73 (22.67%) JavaScript
9 61 (18.94%) CSS
9 61 (18.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 60 (18.63%) MS Excel
11 59 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
12 58 (18.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 53 (16.46%) Finance
14 51 (15.84%) SC Cleared
15 50 (15.53%) jQuery
16 47 (14.60%) Windows
17 46 (14.29%) Visual Studio
18 45 (13.98%) AngularJS
19 43 (13.35%) PowerShell
20 41 (12.73%) Active Directory
21 40 (12.42%) Telecoms
22 39 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
23 38 (11.80%) MVC
23 38 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
24 37 (11.49%) SAP
25 36 (11.18%) Office 365
26 34 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web API
27 33 (10.25%) Migration
28 32 (9.94%) Programme Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (18.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 58 (18.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 20 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (4.97%) IIS
6 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.24%) Confluence
10 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.93%) CMS
10 3 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.62%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.62%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.62%) Moodle
11 2 (0.62%) nginx
11 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (18.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.52%) MS Office
3 19 (5.90%) InfoPath
4 17 (5.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (3.11%) MS Project
6 6 (1.86%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (7.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (7.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.62%) Primavera
4 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.62%) SAP SCM
4 2 (0.62%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (11.18%) Office 365
3 5 (1.55%) IaaS
3 5 (1.55%) SaaS
4 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.62%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.52%) DNS
2 16 (4.97%) Internet
3 15 (4.66%) DHCP
4 10 (3.11%) Skype
5 7 (2.17%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.86%) SAN
7 5 (1.55%) Extranet
7 5 (1.55%) Firewall
7 5 (1.55%) Intranet
8 4 (1.24%) LAN
9 3 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.62%) DMZ
10 2 (0.62%) IMAP4
10 2 (0.62%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.62%) POP3
10 2 (0.62%) SMTP
10 2 (0.62%) SSL
10 2 (0.62%) WAN
10 2 (0.62%) WebEx
11 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (4.97%) Oracle Database
8 14 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (3.73%) Power BI
10 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.55%) MySQL
11 5 (1.55%) OLAP
12 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.24%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.24%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.93%) SAP BI
14 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (6.52%) TeamCity
3 11 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.62%) Grunt
5 2 (0.62%) gulp
5 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.62%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.31%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (16.46%) Finance
2 40 (12.42%) Telecoms
3 26 (8.07%) Manufacturing
4 23 (7.14%) Electronics
4 23 (7.14%) Marketing
5 8 (2.48%) Back Office
6 4 (1.24%) Advertising
6 4 (1.24%) Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Local Government
6 4 (1.24%) Military
7 3 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (48.14%) Developer
2 70 (21.74%) SharePoint Developer
3 63 (19.57%) Analyst
4 35 (10.87%) PMO Analyst
5 29 (9.01%) Consultant
6 28 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 21 (6.52%) Sitecore Developer
8 20 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 19 (5.90%) Administrator
10 18 (5.59%) C# Developer
10 18 (5.59%) CRM Developer
11 17 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 17 (5.28%) SharePoint Consultant
12 16 (4.97%) SQL Developer
13 14 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.04%) Agile .NET Developer
14 13 (4.04%) Agile C# Developer
14 13 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (31.37%) .NET
2 77 (23.91%) HTML
3 61 (18.94%) CSS
4 50 (15.53%) jQuery
5 45 (13.98%) AngularJS
6 34 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (9.32%) ASP.NET
8 21 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (5.59%) XML
10 16 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (4.97%) WCF
11 14 (4.35%) JSON
11 14 (4.35%) REST
11 14 (4.35%) SOAP
12 11 (3.42%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.86%) LINQ
14 5 (1.55%) Web Services
14 5 (1.55%) XSLT
15 3 (0.93%) Ajax
15 3 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.17%) Data Extraction
2 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.86%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.24%) CMDB
5 3 (0.93%) Blog
5 3 (0.93%) Clustering
5 3 (0.93%) e-Learning
5 3 (0.93%) Replication
5 3 (0.93%) User Experience
6 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.62%) iPad
6 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.62%) NHS
6 2 (0.62%) PKI
6 2 (0.62%) SCORM
6 2 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.60%) Windows
2 30 (9.32%) Windows Server
3 16 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (4.66%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.73%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.86%) Linux
8 4 (1.24%) Unix
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.80%) MVC
3 33 (10.25%) Migration
4 32 (9.94%) Programme Management
5 27 (8.39%) CRM
5 27 (8.39%) Project Management
6 23 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (6.83%) TDD
8 21 (6.52%) Scrum
9 20 (6.21%) Continuous Deployment
9 20 (6.21%) Workflow
10 19 (5.90%) ITIL
11 18 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (4.66%) OO
12 15 (4.66%) OOD
12 15 (4.66%) PRINCE2
13 12 (3.73%) Change Control
13 12 (3.73%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.47%) SQL
2 81 (25.16%) C#
3 73 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 43 (13.35%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.11%) C++
5 10 (3.11%) Java
6 7 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.86%) C
7 6 (1.86%) VB
8 5 (1.55%) VBA
9 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.24%) VBScript
10 3 (0.93%) PHP
11 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.62%) JCL
11 2 (0.62%) REXX
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby
12 1 (0.31%) Scala
12 1 (0.31%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.45%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.55%) MCITP
5 5 (1.55%) MCTS
6 4 (1.24%) Degree
6 4 (1.24%) MCAD
6 4 (1.24%) MCSD
6 4 (1.24%) MCSE
7 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.62%) CCA
8 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.62%) ISEB
8 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.62%) MCSA
9 1 (0.31%) CISM
9 1 (0.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (1.24%) SLA
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.62%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.48%) vSphere
5 7 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.62%) RACF
6 2 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) Firmware
7 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.90%) SCCM
2 12 (3.73%) SCOM
3 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (1.55%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.62%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.62%) SCSM
6 2 (0.62%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.62%) WSUS
7 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) MOM
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 146 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.49%) SAP
3 24 (7.45%) Oracle
4 21 (6.52%) Sitecore
5 19 (5.90%) Nintex
5 19 (5.90%) VMware
6 10 (3.11%) Citrix
7 7 (2.17%) HP
8 6 (1.86%) CA
9 5 (1.55%) Remedy
10 4 (1.24%) IBM
10 4 (1.24%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.24%) Teradata
11 2 (0.62%) BT
11 2 (0.62%) Dell
11 2 (0.62%) Lotus
11 2 (0.62%) Novell
11 2 (0.62%) Planview
11 2 (0.62%) Sophos
11 2 (0.62%) Tableau
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