Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 30 50
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 181 327 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.33% 5.60% 3.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.82% 29.70% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 232 147
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £201 £235 £213
90th Percentile £430 £468 £494
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 5
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +134.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £28.50 £20.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.50 £23.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.85
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.86% +18.08%

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 793 1101 1049
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.61% 18.84% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 779 683
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £220 £215 £194
90th Percentile £538 £514 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £397
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.05% +5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 58
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% +32.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £20.43 £12.00 £11.96
90th Percentile £52.88 £49.85 £43.00
England median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.15% +2.56% +8.33%

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 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -17 51 £288 -20.96% 4
Bristol -24 50 £375 +7.14% 11
Somerset -8 31 £306 -12.50% 11
Gloucestershire +4 20 £300 -20.00% 5
Devon -15 16 £370 +37.04%
Dorset -12 4 £363 +3.57% 3
Cornwall -14 1 £135 -55.00%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 79 (43.65%) Security Cleared
2 56 (30.94%) SC Cleared
3 55 (30.39%) Microsoft
4 51 (28.18%) Finance
5 44 (24.31%) Microsoft Office
6 40 (22.10%) Office 365
7 33 (18.23%) SQL
7 33 (18.23%) Active Directory
7 33 (18.23%) Telecoms
7 33 (18.23%) SharePoint Server
8 32 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (17.68%) PMO
9 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (17.13%) Windows
9 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Project
10 30 (16.57%) .NET
11 29 (16.02%) Project Management
11 29 (16.02%) Change Control
12 28 (15.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 27 (14.92%) SQL Server
13 27 (14.92%) C#
14 26 (14.36%) Project Planning
14 26 (14.36%) Programme Management
14 26 (14.36%) Workflow
15 25 (13.81%) Incident Management
15 25 (13.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (11.60%) Nintex
16 21 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (11.60%) HTML
16 21 (11.60%) CSS

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 33 (18.23%) SharePoint Server
2 28 (15.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (13.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (7.18%) IIS
5 10 (5.52%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.87%) Skype for Business
8 6 (3.31%) Apache
8 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.66%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.55%) CMS
11 1 (0.55%) Documentum
11 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.55%) JBoss
11 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 44 (24.31%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.21%) InfoPath
5 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.55%) InDesign
7 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Primavera
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 40 (22.10%) Office 365
2 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.31%) IaaS
4 2 (1.10%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) DNS
1 14 (7.73%) Extranet
2 12 (6.63%) DHCP
3 9 (4.97%) Internet
4 8 (4.42%) Intranet
5 6 (3.31%) DMZ
5 6 (3.31%) SAN
6 5 (2.76%) Skype
7 4 (2.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.66%) Firewall
8 3 (1.66%) LDAP
8 3 (1.66%) WAN
9 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.10%) LAN
9 2 (1.10%) NAS
9 2 (1.10%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.10%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.55%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.31%) MySQL
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.66%) MS Access
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.10%) Power BI
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.10%) AppScan
3 2 (1.10%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.10%) Pylint
3 2 (1.10%) Selenium
3 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.10%) TestRail
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (28.18%) Finance
2 33 (18.23%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.73%) Manufacturing
4 13 (7.18%) Electronics
4 13 (7.18%) Marketing
5 5 (2.76%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.99%) Analyst
2 33 (18.23%) Developer
3 29 (16.02%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (9.94%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (7.73%) Project Officer
5 14 (7.73%) Project Support Officer
5 14 (7.73%) Support Officer
6 13 (7.18%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.63%) SharePoint Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.52%) Administrator
9 10 (5.52%) Consultant
10 9 (4.97%) IT Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Programme Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Project Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Senior SharePoint Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.57%) .NET
2 21 (11.60%) CSS
2 21 (11.60%) HTML
3 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.42%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.31%) XML
7 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (2.21%) jQuery
7 4 (2.21%) WCF
7 4 (2.21%) XSLT
8 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.66%) COM
8 3 (1.66%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.10%) LINQ
9 2 (1.10%) REST
9 2 (1.10%) SOAP
9 2 (1.10%) Web Services
10 1 (0.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.52%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.87%) Clustering
4 6 (3.31%) RIA
5 5 (2.76%) PKI
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.55%) CESG
8 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.13%) Windows
2 15 (8.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.97%) Linux
4 9 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.31%) CentOS
5 6 (3.31%) Unix
5 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.31%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.76%) Solaris
7 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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 32 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (16.02%) Change Control
3 29 (16.02%) Project Management
4 26 (14.36%) Programme Management
4 26 (14.36%) Project Planning
4 26 (14.36%) Workflow
5 25 (13.81%) Incident Management
6 21 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (9.94%) Document Management
8 15 (8.29%) Content Management
8 15 (8.29%) Migration
9 14 (7.73%) Enterprise Content Management
9 14 (7.73%) Programme Governance
10 13 (7.18%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (7.18%) ITIL
11 12 (6.63%) Quality Management
11 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (6.08%) Test Management
13 10 (5.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.23%) SQL
2 27 (14.92%) C#
3 17 (9.39%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.39%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.31%) PHP
5 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.10%) F#
6 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 2 (1.10%) VB
6 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.55%) C-shell
7 1 (0.55%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) Korn
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (43.65%) Security Cleared
2 56 (30.94%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.94%) DV Cleared
4 17 (9.39%) Degree
5 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.66%) CEH
6 3 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.66%) MCSA
7 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.10%) CISA
7 2 (1.10%) CISM
7 2 (1.10%) CISSP
7 2 (1.10%) ISEB
7 2 (1.10%) MCSE
8 1 (0.55%) APMP
8 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.68%) PMO
2 5 (2.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) IFRS
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (18.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.42%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.31%) Samba
4 5 (2.76%) Squid
5 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.66%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.55%) KVM
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.55%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) Nagios
1 5 (2.76%) Webmin
1 5 (2.76%) Xymon
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.66%) SCOM
2 3 (1.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.10%) Netcool
3 2 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.10%) SCCM
3 2 (1.10%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.10%) vRealize
4 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.55%) OpenView
4 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 55 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.60%) Nintex
3 14 (7.73%) SAP
4 13 (7.18%) VMware
5 10 (5.52%) Citrix
5 10 (5.52%) HP
6 9 (4.97%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.42%) Oracle
8 5 (2.76%) Veeam
8 5 (2.76%) Veritas
9 4 (2.21%) Remedy
10 3 (1.66%) Cisco
10 3 (1.66%) Dell
10 3 (1.66%) IBM
11 2 (1.10%) Black Duck
11 2 (1.10%) EMC
11 2 (1.10%) F5
11 2 (1.10%) Meridio
11 2 (1.10%) Veracode
12 1 (0.55%) Ubiquiti