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 3 months to 25 June 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 / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 13 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.65% 9.54% 5.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.58% 60.53% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 15
Median daily rate £285 £390 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +19.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £296 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £443 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £48.75 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.04% -2.38%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 57 38 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 27.40% 15.77% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 44
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 15
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +19.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Yeovil +12 13 - - 2
Bath -6 5 £285 -24.00% 1
SharePoint
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) Extranet
4 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) IIS
5 9 (32.14%) DMZ
5 9 (32.14%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (32.14%) IaaS
6 8 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (28.57%) PKI
6 8 (28.57%) Internet
6 8 (28.57%) Workflow
7 7 (25.00%) RIA
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (21.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 5 (17.86%) Squid
9 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Samba
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) MySQL
9 5 (17.86%) PHP
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003

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 9 (32.14%) IIS
1 9 (32.14%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) IaaS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Extranet
2 9 (32.14%) DMZ
3 8 (28.57%) Internet
4 6 (21.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) SharePoint Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) PMO Planner
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 2 (7.14%) Strategy Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Web Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Designer
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Designer
4 1 (3.57%) Test Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) COM
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) PKI
2 7 (25.00%) RIA
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) CentOS
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
1 8 (28.57%) Workflow
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (17.86%) Test Management
2 5 (17.86%) Web Development
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Coaching
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
1 5 (17.86%) Samba
1 5 (17.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Nagios
1 5 (17.86%) Webmin
1 5 (17.86%) Xymon
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) Veeam
2 5 (17.86%) VMware