The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SharePoint
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.13% 4.55% 9.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 23.08% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 14
Median daily rate £363 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +6.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £277 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £408 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +86.44% -42.60%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 20 52 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 21.28% 19.70% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 24
Median daily rate £325 £396 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.98% +29.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £278 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £485 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £25.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Dorset

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Dorset

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft