The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 26 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 136 135
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.29% 0.76% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £233 £388 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +51.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £358 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £418 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £319
% change year-on-year -15.62% +25.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.30% -  

SharePoint Server 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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 395 528 520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.55% 17.89% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 374 356
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the South West

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the South West

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the South West

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the South West

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire - 7 £233 -
Somerset - 5 - -
SharePoint Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 West region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 53 (94.64%) SharePoint
2 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 37 (66.07%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (62.50%) Office 365
5 34 (60.71%) SC Cleared
6 33 (58.93%) Project Planning
6 33 (58.93%) Microsoft Project
7 32 (57.14%) Project Management
8 31 (55.36%) Finance
9 30 (53.57%) Programme Management
9 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.36%) Incident Management
11 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
12 12 (21.43%) SQL
13 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
13 11 (19.64%) IIS
13 11 (19.64%) Workflow
14 10 (17.86%) Internet
14 10 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (16.07%) IaaS
15 9 (16.07%) Extranet
16 8 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
16 8 (14.29%) PKI
17 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (12.50%) DMZ
18 6 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
19 5 (8.93%) Meridio
19 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
19 5 (8.93%) Telecoms

SharePoint Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 53 (94.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (19.64%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (66.07%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (58.93%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (62.50%) Office 365
2 9 (16.07%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Internet
2 9 (16.07%) Extranet
3 7 (12.50%) DMZ
4 6 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (5.36%) DHCP
5 3 (5.36%) DNS
6 2 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Power BI
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MS Access
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Project Officer
1 12 (21.43%) Project Support Officer
1 12 (21.43%) Support Officer
2 9 (16.07%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Office Support
6 2 (3.57%) Project Support Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Project Support Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Support Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) COM
2 2 (3.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
1 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
1 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.57%) Solaris
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Project Planning
2 32 (57.14%) Project Management
3 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Programme Management
4 17 (30.36%) Incident Management
5 11 (19.64%) Workflow
6 10 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
8 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Change Control
10 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Demand Management
11 2 (3.57%) Data Architecture
11 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.57%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PMO
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.57%) Netcool
2 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.57%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Meridio
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.57%) EMC
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) VMware