The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 29 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
Wales > South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 12 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.26% 1.05% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.54% 6.76% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
South Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
10th Percentile £330 £376 £263
90th Percentile £538 £460 £438
Wales median daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -2.94% +21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 104 74 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.62% 15.48% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 166
South Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £181 £263 £215
90th Percentile £493 £475 £475
Wales median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
South Wales median hourly rate £16.07 £21.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.47% +82.60%  
10th Percentile £11.51 £13.90 £9.85
90th Percentile £42.80 £21.50 £13.15
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £16.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year -34.32% +45.65%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in South Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in South Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in South Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in South Wales

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cardiff +1 9 £425 - 2
Newport - 2 £400 -
SharePoint
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) CMS
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
6 2 (9.09%) Record to Report

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Grunt
1 1 (4.55%) gulp
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) SAP Architect
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Intranet Content Editor
5 1 (4.55%) Intranet Editor
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) Ajax
2 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) LINQ
3 2 (9.09%) React
3 2 (9.09%) WPF
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Document Management
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Record to Report
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) VB6
3 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) SAP Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Nintex
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam
4 1 (4.55%) VMware