Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 66 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -21
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 23 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.47% 2.13% 3.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.56% 15.58% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 41
South Wales median daily rate £313 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -4.52% +14.81%
10th Percentile £182 £125 £238
90th Percentile £438 £460 £488
Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -13.33% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 158 154 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.99% 13.64% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 94 216
South Wales median daily rate £356 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.94% +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £135 £202 £245
90th Percentile £550 £584 £488
Wales median daily rate £356 £413 £380
% change year-on-year -13.64% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -35.71% +35.48%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.85 £9.75
90th Percentile £14.05 £21.60 £32.50
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £15.59 £21.00
% change year-on-year -29.43% -25.77% +25.52%

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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
Cardiff +1 9 £251 -28.36%
Newport +23 6 £350 +180.00% 4
Bridgend - 1 £350 -
SharePoint
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) SCCM
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) VSAN
4 8 (34.78%) SCOM
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (34.78%) VLAN
4 8 (34.78%) IIS
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
5 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) PMO
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
7 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 5 (21.74%) Test Management
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting

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 8 (34.78%) IIS
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VLAN
1 8 (34.78%) VSAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Romanian Language
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Assistant
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Information Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) PMO Officer
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Architect
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Trainer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Trainer
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) RUP
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Test Management
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) Unified Process
4 4 (17.39%) High Availability
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.04%) Security Hardening
5 3 (13.04%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) HNC
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CIPD
4 1 (4.35%) ECDL
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Workstation
2 8 (34.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 8 (34.78%) SCOM
3 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
4 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (13.04%) vCenter Server
4 3 (13.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) McAfee
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) SAP