Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 56 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 159 194 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.15% 3.69% 4.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.56% 22.61% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 132 191
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £215 £200 £235
90th Percentile £475 £497 £465
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
South West median hourly rate £23.75 £47.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +21.79% +143.75%
10th Percentile £15.79 £41.75 £23.55
90th Percentile £42.85 £52.50 £51.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -

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 813 858 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.09% 16.32% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 565 721
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.10%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £562 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £437 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 35
South West median hourly rate £25.50 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +38.46% +61.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £27.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.59 £52.50 £47.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +5.26%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -2 48 £375 +31.58% 8
Bristol -14 47 £375 - 7
Devon +4 17 £400 +15.94% 2
Somerset -6 15 £325 -12.75% 2
Gloucestershire +3 12 £195 -49.68% 1
Dorset -4 9 £250 -31.03% 11
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 76 (47.80%) Office 365
2 71 (44.65%) Microsoft
3 46 (28.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (25.79%) Security Cleared
5 40 (25.16%) Windows
6 33 (20.75%) Migration
7 32 (20.13%) SC Cleared
8 29 (18.24%) PowerShell
8 29 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
8 29 (18.24%) Finance
9 28 (17.61%) Skype
10 27 (16.98%) SQL
10 27 (16.98%) Active Directory
11 25 (15.72%) CRM
11 25 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (13.84%) Skype for Business
12 22 (13.84%) Windows Server
13 21 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
14 19 (11.95%) JavaScript
14 19 (11.95%) PMO
15 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
15 18 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.69%) Firewall
17 16 (10.06%) Project Management
17 16 (10.06%) OneDrive
18 15 (9.43%) Windows 10
18 15 (9.43%) VMware
18 15 (9.43%) HTML
19 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
19 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Project

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 22 (13.84%) Skype for Business
2 10 (6.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.89%) Confluence
5 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.26%) Apache
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 2 (1.26%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) Documentum
7 1 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.63%) InDesign
6 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 76 (47.80%) Office 365
2 46 (28.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (10.06%) OneDrive
4 9 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.77%) Yammer
6 4 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.89%) Slack
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) Skype
2 17 (10.69%) Firewall
3 14 (8.81%) DNS
4 11 (6.92%) SAN
5 10 (6.29%) DHCP
6 6 (3.77%) Intranet
6 6 (3.77%) SMS
7 4 (2.52%) SSL
7 4 (2.52%) VoIP
8 3 (1.89%) NAS
9 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.26%) Internet
9 2 (1.26%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.26%) VPN
9 2 (1.26%) WAN
9 2 (1.26%) Wireless
10 1 (0.63%) Extranet
10 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Power BI
3 5 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.89%) MS Access
6 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) JIRA
2 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.63%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (18.24%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Military
2 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.52%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Legal
3 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Publishing
5 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (18.24%) Analyst
2 25 (15.72%) Developer
3 17 (10.69%) Consultant
4 16 (10.06%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (6.92%) Administrator
5 11 (6.92%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Office 365 Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (5.66%) SharePoint Administrator
8 8 (5.03%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (4.40%) CRM Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Office 365 Consultant
10 6 (3.77%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (3.77%) SharePoint Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.43%) HTML
2 13 (8.18%) CSS
3 9 (5.66%) XML
4 7 (4.40%) REST
5 6 (3.77%) .NET
5 6 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.26%) jQuery
6 2 (1.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.63%) COM
7 1 (0.63%) JTS
7 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (0.63%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) React
7 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.89%) Clustering
3 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.89%) NHS
3 3 (1.89%) Replication
4 2 (1.26%) CMDB
4 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.26%) Social Media
4 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.63%) Podcast
5 1 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.16%) Windows
2 22 (13.84%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.43%) Windows 10
4 12 (7.55%) Linux
5 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.29%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.77%) Solaris
8 6 (3.77%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.14%) Unix
10 3 (1.89%) AIX
10 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.75%) Migration
2 25 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.72%) CRM
3 18 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (10.06%) Project Management
5 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.18%) Change Control
6 13 (8.18%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (5.66%) Unit Testing
7 9 (5.66%) Workflow
8 8 (5.03%) Information Exploitation
8 8 (5.03%) ITIL
8 8 (5.03%) Quality Management
9 7 (4.40%) B2B
9 7 (4.40%) Change Management
9 7 (4.40%) Identity Management
9 7 (4.40%) Software Delivery
9 7 (4.40%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.24%) PowerShell
2 27 (16.98%) SQL
3 19 (11.95%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.55%) C#
5 4 (2.52%) Python
6 3 (1.89%) Perl
6 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.89%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.89%) VBA
7 2 (1.26%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (25.79%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.13%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.29%) MCSA
5 6 (3.77%) Degree
6 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.52%) MCITP
7 3 (1.89%) MCP
8 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.95%) PMO
2 4 (2.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.77%) XenApp
5 4 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.89%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (6.29%) SCCM
3 8 (5.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (3.77%) SCOM
5 5 (3.14%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.14%) SCSM
6 3 (1.89%) Ansible
6 3 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.26%) Netcool
7 2 (1.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.26%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.26%) WSUS
8 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.63%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 71 (44.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) VMware
3 8 (5.03%) Citrix
3 8 (5.03%) HP
4 7 (4.40%) IBM
4 7 (4.40%) SAP
5 6 (3.77%) Cisco
5 6 (3.77%) Veeam
6 5 (3.14%) Dell
7 4 (2.52%) Avaya
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle
7 4 (2.52%) Sonus
7 4 (2.52%) Splunk
8 3 (1.89%) Veritas
9 2 (1.26%) EMC
9 2 (1.26%) ESRI
9 2 (1.26%) Meridio
9 2 (1.26%) Northgate
9 2 (1.26%) Sophos
9 2 (1.26%) Teradata