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 3 months to 24 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 84 154 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.14% 5.17% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.59% 28.84% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 107 76
Median daily rate £345 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +198.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £27.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.04% -2.38%  

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 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 389 534 526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.53% 17.92% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 377 355
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
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 £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Bristol -13 27 £375 +10.29% 6
Wiltshire -16 20 £285 -27.48% 2
Somerset -10 18 £285 -26.92% 3
Devon -1 11 £350 +16.66%
Dorset +5 3 £375 -2.59%
Gloucestershire -5 2 £419 +11.66% 2
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 72 (37.11%) Security Cleared
2 69 (35.57%) Finance
3 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
4 59 (30.41%) SC Cleared
5 54 (27.84%) Microsoft Office
6 53 (27.32%) SharePoint Server
7 50 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (25.77%) Office 365
8 49 (25.26%) Programme Management
9 42 (21.65%) .NET
10 40 (20.62%) Microsoft Project
10 40 (20.62%) Telecoms
10 40 (20.62%) Project Planning
11 39 (20.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (18.04%) Project Management
13 34 (17.53%) SQL
14 33 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (16.49%) Windows
15 32 (16.49%) Active Directory
16 30 (15.46%) C#
16 30 (15.46%) SQL Server
16 30 (15.46%) PMO
17 29 (14.95%) Change Control
18 25 (12.89%) Workflow
19 23 (11.86%) SharePoint 2010
20 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (10.82%) Manufacturing
21 21 (10.82%) JavaScript
21 21 (10.82%) SAP
22 20 (10.31%) ASP.NET

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 53 (27.32%) SharePoint Server
2 39 (20.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 23 (11.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (7.73%) IIS
5 14 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.67%) MS Exchange
7 10 (5.15%) Skype for Business
8 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (3.09%) Apache
10 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.03%) Documentum
10 2 (1.03%) EPiServer
10 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.03%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.03%) Moodle
10 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.52%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 54 (27.84%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (20.62%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.06%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (9.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Primavera
3 2 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.77%) Office 365
2 16 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.15%) IaaS
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.28%) DNS
1 18 (9.28%) Extranet
2 11 (5.67%) Internet
3 10 (5.15%) Skype
4 9 (4.64%) DHCP
4 9 (4.64%) DMZ
5 8 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (3.09%) Intranet
6 6 (3.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (2.58%) SAN
8 3 (1.55%) LDAP
9 2 (1.03%) Firewall
9 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.03%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.03%) WAN
9 2 (1.03%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.52%) FCoE
10 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.09%) MySQL
5 5 (2.58%) Power BI
5 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.55%) MS Access
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.55%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.03%) AppScan
4 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.03%) Pylint
4 2 (1.03%) Selenium
4 2 (1.03%) TestRail
5 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 69 (35.57%) Finance
2 40 (20.62%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.82%) Manufacturing
4 19 (9.79%) Electronics
4 19 (9.79%) Marketing
5 12 (6.19%) Advertising
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (21.65%) Developer
2 31 (15.98%) SharePoint Developer
3 29 (14.95%) Analyst
4 17 (8.76%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.76%) PMO Analyst
4 17 (8.76%) Support Officer
5 16 (8.25%) Project Officer
5 16 (8.25%) Project Support Officer
5 16 (8.25%) SharePoint Engineer
6 14 (7.22%) Architect
7 11 (5.67%) Administrator
8 9 (4.64%) Consultant
8 9 (4.64%) Project Analyst
8 9 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.12%) IT Analyst
9 8 (4.12%) Programme Analyst
10 7 (3.61%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.61%) Junior
10 7 (3.61%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.65%) .NET
2 20 (10.31%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.76%) CSS
3 17 (8.76%) HTML
4 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.61%) jQuery
6 7 (3.61%) XML
7 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (2.58%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.58%) WCF
8 5 (2.58%) Web Services
9 4 (2.06%) COM
9 4 (2.06%) HTML5
9 4 (2.06%) LINQ
9 4 (2.06%) XSLT
10 2 (1.03%) Ajax
10 2 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.64%) Client/Server
1 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.12%) PKI
3 7 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.61%) RIA
4 5 (2.58%) Clustering
4 5 (2.58%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.49%) Windows
2 20 (10.31%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.28%) Linux
4 17 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.64%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.09%) CentOS
8 6 (3.09%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.06%) Unix
10 3 (1.55%) Solaris
11 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.52%) AIX
12 1 (0.52%) Android
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) HPUX
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.26%) Programme Management
3 40 (20.62%) Project Planning
4 35 (18.04%) Project Management
5 33 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (14.95%) Change Control
7 25 (12.89%) Workflow
8 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (10.31%) Incident Management
10 19 (9.79%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (9.28%) Migration
12 17 (8.76%) MVC
13 13 (6.70%) Programme Governance
14 11 (5.67%) Document Management
14 11 (5.67%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (5.67%) Test Management
15 10 (5.15%) Quality Management
16 8 (4.12%) Content Management
16 8 (4.12%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.53%) SQL
2 30 (15.46%) C#
3 21 (10.82%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.09%) PHP
6 4 (2.06%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.03%) F#
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) Ruby
7 2 (1.03%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) C-shell
8 1 (0.52%) Java
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
8 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (37.11%) Security Cleared
2 59 (30.41%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.76%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.61%) Degree
5 4 (2.06%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.03%) CEH
7 2 (1.03%) CISA
7 2 (1.03%) CISM
7 2 (1.03%) CISSP
7 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.03%) MCSE
8 1 (0.52%) APMP
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.46%) PMO
2 2 (1.03%) IFRS
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 32 (16.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (3.61%) DFS Replication
4 6 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.09%) Samba
5 5 (2.58%) Squid
6 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.03%) vSphere
8 1 (0.52%) KVM
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.52%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Nagios
1 5 (2.58%) Webmin
1 5 (2.58%) Xymon
2 3 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.03%) Netcool
3 2 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.03%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.03%) vRealize
4 1 (0.52%) OpenView
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.82%) SAP
3 18 (9.28%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.70%) Nintex
5 11 (5.67%) VMware
6 9 (4.64%) Citrix
6 9 (4.64%) HP
7 7 (3.61%) Oracle
8 5 (2.58%) Meridio
8 5 (2.58%) Veeam
9 4 (2.06%) Veritas
10 3 (1.55%) Remedy
11 2 (1.03%) Black Duck
11 2 (1.03%) Cisco
11 2 (1.03%) Dell
11 2 (1.03%) EMC
11 2 (1.03%) F5
11 2 (1.03%) IBM
11 2 (1.03%) Veracode
12 1 (0.52%) ArcSight
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