Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 63 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 -23 +15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 207 164 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.22% 3.12% 4.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.10% 19.57% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 93 171
South West median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £170 £163 £210
90th Percentile £538 £455 £438
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
South West median hourly rate £19.65 £24.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.15% -27.27% -13.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £20.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £47.95 £42.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +2.04%

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 896 838 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.94% 15.93% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 521 622
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -1.63%
10th Percentile £271 £233 £205
90th Percentile £575 £561 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 29
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.58% -27.27% -20.00%
10th Percentile £17.00 £13.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £42.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -5 98 £425 +13.33% 16
Bristol +3 47 £350 +12.90% 25
Gloucestershire -17 18 £400 -5.88% 9
Dorset +8 16 £383 +4.79% 12
Somerset -19 14 £340 +4.62% 5
Devon -16 8 £435 +16.78% 2
Cornwall -3 2 £400 - 2
Avon - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 87 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 66 (31.88%) Security Cleared
3 59 (28.50%) Office 365
4 43 (20.77%) SC Cleared
5 40 (19.32%) Finance
6 39 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
6 39 (18.84%) Active Directory
7 35 (16.91%) Microsoft Office
7 35 (16.91%) Windows
8 32 (15.46%) Project Management
9 27 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
9 27 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 25 (12.08%) SQL
11 24 (11.59%) MS Exchange
12 23 (11.11%) C#
12 23 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 23 (11.11%) Information Management
13 22 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (10.63%) PMO
14 21 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (10.14%) VMware
14 21 (10.14%) HTML
15 20 (9.66%) AngularJS
16 19 (9.18%) Management Information System
17 18 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (8.70%) Military
18 17 (8.21%) .NET
18 17 (8.21%) 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 24 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (4.83%) IIS
4 8 (3.86%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (3.38%) Confluence
6 4 (1.93%) Apache
6 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.45%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.97%) CMS
8 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (16.91%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (3.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.50%) Office 365
2 21 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.90%) OneDrive
4 5 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.45%) Slack
6 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.97%) Google Play
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.48%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.31%) DNS
2 9 (4.35%) SAN
3 7 (3.38%) Firewall
4 6 (2.90%) Skype
5 5 (2.42%) DHCP
6 4 (1.93%) Internet
7 3 (1.45%) Intranet
7 3 (1.45%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.45%) LAN
8 2 (0.97%) SMTP
8 2 (0.97%) WAN
8 2 (0.97%) Wireless
9 1 (0.48%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.48%) NAS
9 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.48%) WebEx
9 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.42%) Power BI
3 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.97%) SQLite
6 1 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.48%) MS Access
6 1 (0.48%) OLAP
6 1 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.48%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.48%) QlikView
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.48%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.42%) JIRA
2 5 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.97%) Subversion
3 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (19.32%) Finance
2 18 (8.70%) Military
3 7 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.42%) Publishing
5 3 (1.45%) Electronics
5 3 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (16.91%) Developer
2 27 (13.04%) Analyst
3 22 (10.63%) SharePoint Developer
4 20 (9.66%) Architect
5 17 (8.21%) Consultant
6 15 (7.25%) Administrator
7 11 (5.31%) SharePoint Consultant
8 10 (4.83%) Information Architect
8 10 (4.83%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.86%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (2.90%) Service Analyst
12 6 (2.90%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.42%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.42%) Financial Analyst
13 5 (2.42%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.14%) HTML
2 20 (9.66%) AngularJS
3 17 (8.21%) .NET
3 17 (8.21%) CSS
4 14 (6.76%) REST
5 9 (4.35%) jQuery
5 9 (4.35%) React
6 6 (2.90%) CSS3
6 6 (2.90%) HTML5
7 5 (2.42%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.42%) Web Services
8 3 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (1.45%) Node.js
9 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.97%) D3.js
9 2 (0.97%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.97%) Highcharts JS
9 2 (0.97%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.18%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.76%) Taxonomies
4 8 (3.86%) PKI
5 7 (3.38%) User Experience
6 5 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.45%) NHS
9 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.97%) PMI
9 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.48%) CMDB
10 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.48%) e-Health
10 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.48%) LIMS
10 1 (0.48%) Replication
10 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.91%) Windows
2 16 (7.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.83%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.35%) Linux
5 9 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.93%) Android
7 4 (1.93%) Solaris
7 4 (1.93%) Unix
8 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.46%) Project Management
3 23 (11.11%) Information Management
4 21 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (8.21%) Records Management
7 15 (7.25%) Risk Management
8 14 (6.76%) Change Control
8 14 (6.76%) Information Architecture
8 14 (6.76%) Migration
8 14 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (6.28%) Information Governance
10 12 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.80%) Document Management
11 11 (5.31%) Data Architecture
11 11 (5.31%) NsoIT
12 10 (4.83%) Programme Management
12 10 (4.83%) Scrum
13 9 (4.35%) Change Management
13 9 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.08%) SQL
2 23 (11.11%) C#
2 23 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.86%) VBA
4 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.93%) Perl
5 4 (1.93%) Python
6 3 (1.45%) C
6 3 (1.45%) Java
6 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) R
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (31.88%) Security Cleared
2 43 (20.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.21%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.86%) Degree
5 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.45%) CCNA
6 3 (1.45%) CCNP
6 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.45%) PMP
7 2 (0.97%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.97%) MCAD
7 2 (0.97%) MCPD
7 2 (0.97%) MCSA
7 2 (0.97%) MCSD
7 2 (0.97%) MCSE
7 2 (0.97%) MCTS
7 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CEH
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.63%) PMO
2 4 (1.93%) GDPR
3 3 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.45%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.97%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.38%) vSphere
5 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.97%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.97%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) SCCM
2 8 (3.86%) SCOM
2 8 (3.86%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (2.42%) WSUS
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.45%) Ansible
5 3 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.48%) Nessus
7 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.48%) Netcool
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.14%) VMware
3 9 (4.35%) SAP
4 7 (3.38%) Splunk
5 6 (2.90%) Cisco
6 4 (1.93%) Citrix
7 3 (1.45%) Apple
7 3 (1.45%) McAfee
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle
7 3 (1.45%) Tableau
7 3 (1.45%) Veeam
7 3 (1.45%) Veritas
8 2 (0.97%) Adobe
8 2 (0.97%) Dell
8 2 (0.97%) EMC
8 2 (0.97%) Google
8 2 (0.97%) HP
8 2 (0.97%) Omniture
8 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.97%) Xamarin