Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 35 48
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 182 289 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.30% 4.95% 3.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.55% 26.88% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 198 171
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £194 £230 £213
90th Percentile £430 £450 £475
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 5
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £35.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.75% +120.31% -3.03%
10th Percentile £14.30 £20.00 £12.95
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £28.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.60
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.77% +18.33%

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 807 1075 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.65% 18.41% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 754 737
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -0.68% -2.67%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £185
90th Percentile £525 £513 £511
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 59
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -0.12% +94.27%
10th Percentile £17.40 £13.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.68 £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +5.26% +8.57%

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 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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 -10 51 £344 -1.79% 2
Bristol -24 46 £375 +7.14% 8
Somerset +1 32 £286 -26.60% 4
Devon +4 26 £370 +34.55% 1
Gloucestershire -13 11 £350 - 1
Dorset -7 8 £340 -2.86% 2
Cornwall -12 2 £135 -55.00%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 65 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 51 (28.02%) Office 365
3 48 (26.37%) Microsoft
4 44 (24.18%) Finance
4 44 (24.18%) SC Cleared
5 37 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (18.68%) Microsoft Office
7 33 (18.13%) Workflow
8 32 (17.58%) CSS
8 32 (17.58%) HTML
8 32 (17.58%) PMO
9 30 (16.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 30 (16.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (16.48%) Active Directory
10 29 (15.93%) Nintex
11 28 (15.38%) Windows
11 28 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (15.38%) Document Management
12 26 (14.29%) Migration
12 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
13 25 (13.74%) JavaScript
13 25 (13.74%) SQL
13 25 (13.74%) .NET
13 25 (13.74%) C#
13 25 (13.74%) Degree
14 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
14 24 (13.19%) Management Information System
14 24 (13.19%) Project Management
15 23 (12.64%) Programme Management
15 23 (12.64%) Content Management

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 30 (16.48%) SharePoint 2010
1 30 (16.48%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (10.44%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 13 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.40%) IIS
7 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.65%) CMS
9 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.10%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.55%) Documentum
10 1 (0.55%) Drupal
10 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.55%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (18.68%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.55%) InDesign
5 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 51 (28.02%) Office 365
2 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) IaaS
3 2 (1.10%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.10%) Yammer
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) DNS
2 9 (4.95%) Skype
3 8 (4.40%) DHCP
3 8 (4.40%) Extranet
3 8 (4.40%) Intranet
4 5 (2.75%) PBX
5 4 (2.20%) Internet
6 3 (1.65%) DMZ
6 3 (1.65%) Firewall
6 3 (1.65%) SAN
7 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.10%) NAS
7 2 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.10%) WAN
8 1 (0.55%) FCoE
8 1 (0.55%) LAN
8 1 (0.55%) LDAP
8 1 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.20%) MySQL
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.65%) Power BI
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.10%) GIS
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) MS Access
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.10%) AppScan
2 2 (1.10%) Pylint
2 2 (1.10%) TestRail
3 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (24.18%) Finance
2 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.04%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.49%) Marketing
5 9 (4.95%) Electronics
6 5 (2.75%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Military
8 1 (0.55%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.73%) Analyst
2 42 (23.08%) Developer
3 37 (20.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (9.34%) PMO Analyst
5 16 (8.79%) Consultant
6 14 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.49%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.49%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 9 (4.95%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) SharePoint Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.85%) Project Officer
10 7 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
10 7 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) Support Officer
11 6 (3.30%) HTML Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Project Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.58%) CSS
1 32 (17.58%) HTML
2 25 (13.74%) .NET
3 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.65%) jQuery
6 3 (1.65%) JTS
7 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.10%) CSS3
7 2 (1.10%) HTML5
7 2 (1.10%) WCF
7 2 (1.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (1.10%) XML
7 2 (1.10%) XSLT
8 1 (0.55%) Ajax
8 1 (0.55%) LINQ
8 1 (0.55%) Web Services
8 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.59%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.75%) Clustering
5 4 (2.20%) RIA
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) PKI
6 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) CESG
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.55%) Life Science
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.38%) Windows
2 12 (6.59%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.30%) Solaris
4 6 (3.30%) Unix
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.75%) Linux
6 4 (2.20%) CentOS
6 4 (2.20%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (18.13%) Workflow
3 28 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.38%) Document Management
4 26 (14.29%) Migration
5 24 (13.19%) Project Management
6 23 (12.64%) Change Control
6 23 (12.64%) Content Management
6 23 (12.64%) Programme Management
7 22 (12.09%) Enterprise Content Management
8 21 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.79%) Project Planning
10 14 (7.69%) ITIL
11 13 (7.14%) Programme Governance
12 12 (6.59%) Incident Management
13 11 (6.04%) Quality Management
13 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (4.95%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (4.40%) Test Automation
15 8 (4.40%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.74%) C#
1 25 (13.74%) JavaScript
1 25 (13.74%) SQL
2 15 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.20%) PHP
4 3 (1.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.10%) VB
6 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.55%) C-shell
6 1 (0.55%) Korn
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 44 (24.18%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.74%) Degree
4 12 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.65%) CEH
5 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.65%) MCSA
5 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.10%) CISA
6 2 (1.10%) CISM
6 2 (1.10%) CISSP
6 2 (1.10%) ISEB
6 2 (1.10%) MCSE
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.55%) APMP
7 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.58%) PMO
2 5 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 30 (16.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.75%) Samba
4 4 (2.20%) Squid
5 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.55%) KVM
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) Nagios
1 4 (2.20%) Webmin
1 4 (2.20%) Xymon
2 3 (1.65%) SCOM
3 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.55%) OpenView
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.93%) Nintex
3 10 (5.49%) SAP
4 8 (4.40%) VMware
5 5 (2.75%) Citrix
5 5 (2.75%) HP
5 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.20%) Oracle
6 4 (2.20%) Remedy
6 4 (2.20%) Veeam
7 3 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.10%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.10%) Cisco
8 2 (1.10%) Dell
8 2 (1.10%) Veracode
8 2 (1.10%) Veritas
9 1 (0.55%) Apple
9 1 (0.55%) Nokia
9 1 (0.55%) Sophos
9 1 (0.55%) Ubiquiti