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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 91 151 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.42% 5.15% 3.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.57% 31.59% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 114 71
Median daily rate £350 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £447 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.20% +92.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £25.41
% change year-on-year +86.44% -41.95%  

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 465 478 510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.47% 16.29% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 336 304
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 21
Median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +61.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

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 29 April 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
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 29 April 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
Wiltshire -8 28 £225 -40.00% 6
Bristol -11 26 £375 +17.18% 9
Somerset +3 16 £388 +29.16% 4
Gloucestershire +13 13 £261 -30.33% 4
Dorset 0 2 £363 +11.53% 1
Devon -18 1 - - 2
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 69 (33.82%) Microsoft
1 69 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 67 (32.84%) Finance
3 66 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (28.43%) SharePoint Server
5 57 (27.94%) SC Cleared
6 56 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
7 55 (26.96%) Office 365
8 48 (23.53%) Programme Management
9 47 (23.04%) .NET
10 45 (22.06%) Project Planning
11 44 (21.57%) Microsoft Project
12 41 (20.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 40 (19.61%) Project Management
14 39 (19.12%) C#
15 37 (18.14%) Telecoms
16 33 (16.18%) SQL Server
17 30 (14.71%) SQL
18 29 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (14.22%) Windows
18 29 (14.22%) Active Directory
19 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET
19 26 (12.75%) PMO
20 25 (12.25%) JavaScript
21 24 (11.76%) Change Control
22 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
22 21 (10.29%) Advertising
22 21 (10.29%) Migration
22 21 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
23 20 (9.80%) MVC

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 58 (28.43%) SharePoint Server
2 41 (20.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (6.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.88%) IIS
5 10 (4.90%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.43%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.45%) Apache
8 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.98%) CMS
9 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.98%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.98%) Moodle
9 2 (0.98%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.49%) Documentum
10 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (21.57%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.98%) Primavera
3 2 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (26.96%) Office 365
2 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.92%) IaaS
4 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.37%) DNS
2 11 (5.39%) Extranet
3 10 (4.90%) Skype
4 9 (4.41%) Internet
5 8 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (2.94%) DMZ
7 5 (2.45%) DHCP
8 4 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.47%) Intranet
9 3 (1.47%) SAN
10 2 (0.98%) Firewall
10 2 (0.98%) LDAP
10 2 (0.98%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.98%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.49%) LAN
11 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.92%) PowerPivot
5 7 (3.43%) PerformancePoint
5 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.47%) Power BI
7 3 (1.47%) Redis
8 2 (0.98%) MS Access
8 2 (0.98%) MySQL
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.47%) ReSharper
3 3 (1.47%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.98%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) MSTest
5 1 (0.49%) NUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 67 (32.84%) Finance
2 37 (18.14%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.29%) Advertising
4 18 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 17 (8.33%) Electronics
5 17 (8.33%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (28.92%) Developer
2 35 (17.16%) SharePoint Developer
3 24 (11.76%) Analyst
4 21 (10.29%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.35%) Administrator
5 15 (7.35%) PMO Analyst
6 14 (6.86%) Support Officer
7 13 (6.37%) Project Officer
7 13 (6.37%) Project Support Officer
8 12 (5.88%) Architect
9 11 (5.39%) Coordinator
9 11 (5.39%) Project Coordinator
10 10 (4.90%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.90%) SharePoint Engineer
11 9 (4.41%) Consultant
11 9 (4.41%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Project Analyst
12 8 (3.92%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.43%) SharePoint Administrator
14 6 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.04%) .NET
2 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.35%) HTML
4 14 (6.86%) CSS
5 13 (6.37%) AngularJS
6 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (4.90%) jQuery
7 10 (4.90%) XML
8 8 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (3.43%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.43%) HTML5
10 6 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (2.45%) CSS3
11 5 (2.45%) LINQ
11 5 (2.45%) Web Services
12 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.96%) WCF
13 3 (1.47%) Kendo UI
13 3 (1.47%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.41%) Client/Server
2 6 (2.94%) PKI
3 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.47%) RIA
4 3 (1.47%) User Experience
5 2 (0.98%) Clustering
5 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.98%) FMCG
5 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.22%) Windows
2 19 (9.31%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.37%) Linux
4 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.90%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.47%) Unix
9 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.98%) Android
10 2 (0.98%) CentOS
10 2 (0.98%) Solaris
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.53%) Programme Management
3 45 (22.06%) Project Planning
4 40 (19.61%) Project Management
5 29 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (11.76%) Change Control
7 21 (10.29%) Migration
7 21 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (9.80%) MVC
9 19 (9.31%) Workflow
10 17 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (7.84%) Incident Management
12 13 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (4.90%) CRM
13 10 (4.90%) Programme Governance
13 10 (4.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (3.92%) Quality Management
14 8 (3.92%) Validation
15 7 (3.43%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (3.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.12%) C#
2 30 (14.71%) SQL
3 25 (12.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.43%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.43%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.96%) Java
7 3 (1.47%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.98%) C++
8 2 (0.98%) F#
8 2 (0.98%) PHP
8 2 (0.98%) Ruby
8 2 (0.98%) VBA
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 57 (27.94%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.80%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) Degree
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.75%) PMO
2 3 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) IFRS
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (14.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.43%) DFS Replication
4 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) Samba
6 1 (0.49%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.49%) Squid
6 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.98%) Netcool
2 2 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.98%) SCCM
2 2 (0.98%) Unicenter
2 2 (0.98%) vRealize
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Webmin
3 1 (0.49%) WSUS
3 1 (0.49%) Xymon
Vendors
1 69 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.31%) SAP
3 13 (6.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.92%) Oracle
5 7 (3.43%) VMware
6 6 (2.94%) Citrix
6 6 (2.94%) Meridio
7 5 (2.45%) HP
8 4 (1.96%) Nintex
9 3 (1.47%) Veritas
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco
10 2 (0.98%) EMC
11 1 (0.49%) Apple
11 1 (0.49%) Dell
11 1 (0.49%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.49%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.49%) Juniper
11 1 (0.49%) Kofax
11 1 (0.49%) Lotus
11 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
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