Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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 > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 30 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.34% 4.55% 8.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.97% 25.00% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 47
Somerset median daily rate £325 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £80 £270 £258
90th Percentile £400 £492 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Somerset median hourly rate £23.00 £36.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.11% -5.88% -
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -27.27% -13.73% +70.00%

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

All Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 91 88 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.24% 18.22% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 140
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £160 £261 £268
90th Percentile £525 £496 £496
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 12
Somerset median hourly rate £18.13 £36.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.65% -15.79% +52.68%
10th Percentile £12.06 £28.00 £38.35
90th Percentile £24.00 £42.65 £46.15
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £41.88
% change year-on-year -27.27% -21.19% +108.75%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Somerset

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Somerset

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Somerset

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Somerset

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 17 £338 -15.63% 4
Taunton +13 12 £80 -78.45%
SharePoint
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (16.67%) PMO
8 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (10.00%) C#
9 3 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) DNS
9 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (6.67%) Web Development
10 2 (6.67%) Degree
10 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (6.67%) Test Automation

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Firebug
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) PMO Planner
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Support
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) HTML5
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
1 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.33%) Angular 2
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
1 4 (13.33%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Document Management
3 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Server Patching
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy
2 1 (3.33%) Sophos