Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 January 2018 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 162 249 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.10% 4.71% 3.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.52% 28.01% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 168 176
South West median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £163 £210 £250
90th Percentile £456 £439 £475
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 5
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -13.73% +75.86%
10th Percentile £11.45 £20.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £47.95 £42.90 £42.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -33.33% +6.06% +30.26%

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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 830 889 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.88% 16.81% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 617 775
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £232 £205 £200
90th Percentile £561 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 31
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -20.00% +105.94%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £48.00 £42.60 £46.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the South West

SharePoint
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the South West

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the South West

SharePoint
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 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the South West

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in the South West

SharePoint
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Wiltshire +15 54 £375 +36.36% 14
Somerset +7 29 £325 -18.75% 2
Bristol -45 26 £310 -12.68% 11
Devon -4 22 £375 +25.00% 8
Gloucestershire +11 13 £358 +19.17% 6
Dorset -14 11 £365 +4.29% 12
Cornwall -13 1 - - 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 68 (41.98%) Office 365
2 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 44 (27.16%) Security Cleared
3 37 (22.84%) Active Directory
4 34 (20.99%) Windows
5 33 (20.37%) HTML
5 33 (20.37%) Migration
6 32 (19.75%) CSS
7 30 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 29 (17.90%) Finance
9 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (16.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Project
11 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
12 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 24 (14.81%) Document Management
13 21 (12.96%) Workflow
14 20 (12.35%) Management Information System
14 20 (12.35%) C#
14 20 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (12.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (12.35%) Nintex
14 20 (12.35%) PMO
15 18 (11.11%) Project Management
15 18 (11.11%) Content Management
16 17 (10.49%) SQL
16 17 (10.49%) .NET
16 17 (10.49%) Enterprise Content Management
16 17 (10.49%) Skype for Business

SharePoint
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 26 (16.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 20 (12.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (10.49%) Skype for Business
4 16 (9.88%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.47%) IIS
8 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.23%) CMS
8 2 (1.23%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.62%) Confluence
9 1 (0.62%) Drupal
9 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
1 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.62%) InDesign
5 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (41.98%) Office 365
2 20 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.47%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.85%) Yammer
6 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.62%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) Skype
2 11 (6.79%) DNS
3 8 (4.94%) DHCP
4 5 (3.09%) Intranet
4 5 (3.09%) PBX
4 5 (3.09%) SAN
5 4 (2.47%) Firewall
5 4 (2.47%) NAS
6 3 (1.85%) SMS
7 2 (1.23%) Extranet
7 2 (1.23%) Internet
7 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.23%) LAN
7 2 (1.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.62%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.62%) SSL
8 1 (0.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) Power BI
3 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (1.85%) GIS
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.23%) Firebug
3 2 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (17.90%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.09%) Advertising
4 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Military
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.84%) Developer
2 31 (19.14%) Analyst
3 28 (17.28%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (8.64%) Consultant
5 13 (8.02%) PMO Analyst
6 11 (6.79%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.79%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 7 (4.32%) SharePoint Administrator
9 7 (4.32%) SharePoint Support
10 6 (3.70%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.09%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Exchange Consultant
11 5 (3.09%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.37%) HTML
2 32 (19.75%) CSS
3 17 (10.49%) .NET
4 7 (4.32%) jQuery
5 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.70%) REST
6 5 (3.09%) JTS
6 5 (3.09%) Web Services
7 4 (2.47%) XML
7 4 (2.47%) XSLT
8 3 (1.85%) HTML5
8 3 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.23%) Node.js
9 2 (1.23%) React
9 2 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.62%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.62%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.32%) Replication
4 5 (3.09%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.47%) Clustering
5 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) PMI
6 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.62%) FMCG
7 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.62%) Life Science
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Robotics
7 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.99%) Windows
2 14 (8.64%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.02%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.32%) Solaris
5 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.70%) Unix
6 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.23%) Linux
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.62%) Android
9 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.37%) Migration
2 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (14.81%) Document Management
5 21 (12.96%) Workflow
6 18 (11.11%) Content Management
6 18 (11.11%) Project Management
7 17 (10.49%) Enterprise Content Management
8 16 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.26%) Change Control
10 13 (8.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (7.41%) Programme Management
12 11 (6.79%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (6.79%) ITIL
12 11 (6.79%) Programme Governance
12 11 (6.79%) Project Planning
13 10 (6.17%) Dependency Management
13 10 (6.17%) Quality Management
14 7 (4.32%) Web Development
15 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 20 (12.35%) C#
3 17 (10.49%) SQL
4 15 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) Degree
4 11 (6.79%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.23%) MCSA
6 2 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) CEH
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) MCITP
7 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.35%) PMO
2 2 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (22.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.85%) XenApp
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) SCOM
2 3 (1.85%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.23%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.35%) Nintex
3 6 (3.70%) Citrix
3 6 (3.70%) VMware
4 5 (3.09%) IBM
5 4 (2.47%) Oracle
6 3 (1.85%) Dell
6 3 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) Remedy
7 2 (1.23%) SAP
7 2 (1.23%) Veritas
8 1 (0.62%) Capita
8 1 (0.62%) Hummingbird
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.62%) Sonus
8 1 (0.62%) Sophos
8 1 (0.62%) Tableau
8 1 (0.62%) Teradata
8 1 (0.62%) Veeam