The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 March 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 51
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.19% 1.32% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 9.52% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +9.47% -7.58%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 77 63 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 23.05% 13.88% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 33
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £240 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £8.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.23% -57.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Gloucestershire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Gloucester +2 3 £160 -64.44% 1
Cheltenham 0 1 - -
SharePoint
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) C#
7 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) Change Control
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.86%) Demand Management
10 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (14.29%) jQuery
11 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) HTML5

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Redis
3 2 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Installation Technician
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior PMO
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Support Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.29%) CSS3
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) Kendo UI
4 4 (14.29%) SignalR
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
6 2 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) CCTV
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Change Control
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Demand Management
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) QMS
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Release Management
7 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) Netcool
2 2 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.14%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Meridio
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Kofax