Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 45 42
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +16
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 177 218 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.46% 4.10% 4.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.43% 24.33% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 150 203
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £240 £200 £228
90th Percentile £475 £511 £464
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
South West median hourly rate £28.00 £47.50 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.05% +22.98% +83.93%
10th Percentile £16.25 £42.50 £28.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £47.13
England median hourly rate £19.40 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -28.14% +12.50% +2.13%

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 826 896 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.15% 16.85% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 617 747
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -0.68%
10th Percentile £253 £205 £213
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 30
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £41.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.03% +26.92% +61.01%
10th Percentile £13.35 £22.50 £9.39
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +6.95%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -4 54 £375 +36.36% 4
Bristol -24 39 £338 -10.00% 7
Devon +11 26 £400 +33.33% 5
Somerset -5 21 £325 -18.75% 6
Gloucestershire -3 13 £438 +25.00% 8
Dorset -4 12 £250 -31.03% 4
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 91 (51.41%) Office 365
2 74 (41.81%) Microsoft
3 48 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (23.73%) Migration
5 40 (22.60%) Security Cleared
6 37 (20.90%) PowerShell
6 37 (20.90%) Windows
7 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (16.95%) Finance
8 30 (16.95%) Active Directory
8 30 (16.95%) SC Cleared
8 30 (16.95%) Skype
9 29 (16.38%) HTML
10 28 (15.82%) JavaScript
11 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
11 27 (15.25%) CSS
12 26 (14.69%) SQL
12 26 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (13.56%) CRM
13 24 (13.56%) Skype for Business
14 20 (11.30%) Windows Server
14 20 (11.30%) Dynamics CRM
14 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (10.73%) C#
16 17 (9.60%) Project Management
16 17 (9.60%) PMO
16 17 (9.60%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
17 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (9.04%) Workflow

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 24 (13.56%) Skype for Business
2 17 (9.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (6.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.26%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) Documentum
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 91 (51.41%) Office 365
2 48 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.47%) OneDrive
4 8 (4.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.39%) Yammer
7 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.95%) Skype
2 13 (7.34%) Firewall
3 12 (6.78%) DNS
4 10 (5.65%) SAN
5 8 (4.52%) DHCP
5 8 (4.52%) Intranet
5 8 (4.52%) SMS
6 4 (2.26%) NAS
6 4 (2.26%) SSL
6 4 (2.26%) VoIP
7 3 (1.69%) WAN
8 2 (1.13%) Extranet
8 2 (1.13%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.13%) LAN
8 2 (1.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.56%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.56%) VLAN
9 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.78%) Power BI
3 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.13%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) MS Access
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) JIRA
2 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.13%) Firebug
3 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.56%) StarTeam
General
1 30 (16.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.82%) Military
4 4 (2.26%) Advertising
4 4 (2.26%) Legal
4 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.13%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (23.73%) Developer
2 31 (17.51%) Analyst
3 30 (16.95%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (9.60%) Consultant
5 12 (6.78%) Office 365 Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) PMO Analyst
7 10 (5.65%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Administrator
9 7 (3.95%) Architect
9 7 (3.95%) Office 365 Consultant
9 7 (3.95%) SharePoint Engineer
9 7 (3.95%) SharePoint Specialist
9 7 (3.95%) SharePoint Support
10 6 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.39%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) SharePoint Administrator
10 6 (3.39%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.38%) HTML
2 27 (15.25%) CSS
3 14 (7.91%) .NET
4 13 (7.34%) XML
5 12 (6.78%) REST
6 9 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.52%) jQuery
8 4 (2.26%) Web Services
8 4 (2.26%) XSLT
9 2 (1.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.13%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.13%) HTML5
9 2 (1.13%) JTS
9 2 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.13%) Node.js
9 2 (1.13%) React
9 2 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.95%) Replication
4 4 (2.26%) Clustering
4 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) NHS
5 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.13%) CMDB
6 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Robotics
7 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.90%) Windows
2 20 (11.30%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.47%) Windows 10
4 9 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.52%) Linux
5 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.82%) Solaris
7 4 (2.26%) Unix
7 4 (2.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.69%) AIX
9 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.73%) Migration
2 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (13.56%) CRM
5 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (9.60%) Project Management
7 16 (9.04%) Workflow
8 14 (7.91%) Change Control
9 13 (7.34%) Document Management
10 12 (6.78%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (6.21%) Quality Management
12 9 (5.08%) Change Management
12 9 (5.08%) Content Management
12 9 (5.08%) Dependency Management
12 9 (5.08%) ITIL
12 9 (5.08%) Programme Governance
13 8 (4.52%) Information Exploitation
13 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2
14 7 (3.95%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.90%) PowerShell
2 28 (15.82%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.69%) SQL
4 19 (10.73%) C#
5 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.13%) VB
6 2 (1.13%) VBA
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) C++
7 1 (0.56%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (22.60%) Security Cleared
2 30 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.08%) MCSA
5 5 (2.82%) Degree
5 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.26%) MCITP
7 3 (1.69%) MCP
7 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.60%) PMO
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 30 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.39%) XenApp
5 3 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.13%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (4.52%) SCCM
2 8 (4.52%) SCOM
2 8 (4.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.39%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.26%) SCSM
5 2 (1.13%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.13%) WSUS
6 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 74 (41.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) VMware
3 9 (5.08%) Nintex
4 8 (4.52%) Citrix
4 8 (4.52%) IBM
5 7 (3.95%) HP
6 6 (3.39%) Cisco
6 6 (3.39%) Dell
6 6 (3.39%) SAP
7 5 (2.82%) Veeam
8 4 (2.26%) Avaya
8 4 (2.26%) Sonus
9 3 (1.69%) Tableau
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle
10 2 (1.13%) Sophos
10 2 (1.13%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.13%) Veritas
10 2 (1.13%) Zscaler
11 1 (0.56%) ESRI
11 1 (0.56%) Hummingbird