Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 34 30 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.60% 6.54% 10.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.17% 38.96% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 64
Somerset median daily rate £175 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +6.67% -9.37%
10th Percentile £80 £270 £255
90th Percentile £388 £453 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.68% -9.80% -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% +26.44%

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 94 77 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.25% 16.78% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 157
Somerset median daily rate £363 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +2.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £162 £264 £279
90th Percentile £535 £489 £450
South West median daily rate £385 £361 £370
% change year-on-year +6.57% -2.36% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 29
Somerset median hourly rate £35.75 £33.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -21.43% +100.00%
10th Percentile £13.14 £26.40 £30.00
90th Percentile £50.38 £36.65 £43.70
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.01
% change year-on-year +22.81% -26.94% +105.32%

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 18 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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 -5 17 £330 -15.38%
Taunton +5 11 £80 -70.91% 1
Yeovil +1 4 - -
Street - 1 £325 -
SharePoint
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) Office 365
3 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (20.59%) PMO
7 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (17.65%) DNS
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Web Development
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 4 (11.76%) Citrix

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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Office 365
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) Extranet
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) DMZ
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Firebug
General
1 2 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) PMO Planner
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Test Automation Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Test Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Support
4 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Test Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
1 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.94%) COM
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) RIA
3 1 (2.94%) CESG
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) CentOS
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Test Management
5 2 (5.88%) Document Management
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C#
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) Samba
2 3 (8.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
1 3 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (8.82%) Webmin
1 3 (8.82%) Xymon
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Veeam
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Sophos