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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
England / South West
Rank 46 45 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 110 114 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.27% 3.93% 3.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.50% 23.03% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 85 64
Median daily rate £361 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.15% -5.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £215 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £456 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.37% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.71% +92.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.83%  

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 468 495 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.18% 17.06% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 346 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +12 40 £275 -9.16% 6
Bristol +5 36 £375 +20.00% 12
Gloucestershire +14 14 £350 -15.15% 2
Somerset -5 10 £400 +33.33% 3
Devon -8 2 £200 -40.74% 3
Dorset 0 1 £350 +7.69% 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 96 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 77 (31.95%) .NET
3 74 (30.71%) Finance
4 72 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (29.88%) Security Cleared
5 60 (24.90%) C#
6 56 (23.24%) SC Cleared
7 53 (21.99%) Office 365
7 53 (21.99%) SQL Server
8 52 (21.58%) Programme Management
8 52 (21.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 51 (21.16%) SharePoint Server
10 50 (20.75%) MS Office
11 43 (17.84%) MS Project
12 40 (16.60%) Project Planning
13 39 (16.18%) Project Management
14 38 (15.77%) JavaScript
14 38 (15.77%) MS Excel
15 37 (15.35%) SQL
16 35 (14.52%) ASP.NET
16 35 (14.52%) Telecoms
17 34 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (13.28%) Active Directory
18 32 (13.28%) DV Cleared
19 31 (12.86%) MVC
20 30 (12.45%) Windows
21 28 (11.62%) Advertising
22 27 (11.20%) AngularJS
23 25 (10.37%) PMO
24 24 (9.96%) HTML

SharePoint
Top Related 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 52 (21.58%) SharePoint 2013
2 51 (21.16%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (6.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.15%) IIS
6 9 (3.73%) MS Exchange
7 8 (3.32%) CMS
7 8 (3.32%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.07%) Apache
9 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.83%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.83%) Moodle
10 2 (0.83%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.41%) Documentum
11 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (20.75%) MS Office
2 43 (17.84%) MS Project
3 38 (15.77%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (8.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.41%) Primavera
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (21.99%) Office 365
2 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.07%) IaaS
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.39%) DNS
2 8 (3.32%) Extranet
2 8 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (3.32%) Skype
3 7 (2.90%) Internet
4 5 (2.07%) DHCP
4 5 (2.07%) DMZ
4 5 (2.07%) SAN
5 4 (1.66%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (1.24%) Intranet
7 2 (0.83%) Firewall
7 2 (0.83%) LDAP
7 2 (0.83%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.83%) VoIP
7 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.83%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.32%) PowerPivot
4 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.90%) PerformancePoint
5 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.66%) Redis
8 3 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.24%) Power BI
8 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.83%) MS Access
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.66%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.24%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.83%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.83%) NUnit
5 2 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.41%) MSTest
6 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 74 (30.71%) Finance
2 35 (14.52%) Telecoms
3 28 (11.62%) Advertising
4 22 (9.13%) Manufacturing
5 21 (8.71%) Marketing
6 20 (8.30%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Military
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (39.00%) Developer
2 57 (23.65%) SharePoint Developer
3 34 (14.11%) .NET Developer
4 27 (11.20%) Analyst
5 14 (5.81%) Consultant
5 14 (5.81%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (5.39%) Administrator
7 11 (4.56%) Architect
7 11 (4.56%) C# Developer
7 11 (4.56%) SharePoint Consultant
8 10 (4.15%) Coordinator
8 10 (4.15%) Project Coordinator
8 10 (4.15%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.73%) Support Officer
10 8 (3.32%) Project Analyst
10 8 (3.32%) Project Officer
10 8 (3.32%) Project Support Officer
10 8 (3.32%) SharePoint Engineer
11 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (31.95%) .NET
2 35 (14.52%) ASP.NET
3 27 (11.20%) AngularJS
4 24 (9.96%) HTML
5 20 (8.30%) CSS
6 17 (7.05%) jQuery
6 17 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (4.98%) XML
9 9 (3.73%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (3.73%) WCF
10 8 (3.32%) HTML5
10 8 (3.32%) JSON
11 6 (2.49%) CSS3
12 5 (2.07%) ADO.NET
12 5 (2.07%) LINQ
13 4 (1.66%) DHTML
13 4 (1.66%) Kendo UI
13 4 (1.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.56%) Client/Server
2 8 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.66%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
3 4 (1.66%) Fat Client
3 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.66%) PKI
3 4 (1.66%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.66%) User Experience
4 2 (0.83%) CCTV
4 2 (0.83%) CESG
4 2 (0.83%) Clustering
4 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.83%) FMCG
4 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) RIA
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.45%) Windows
2 19 (7.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.81%) Linux
3 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.15%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.49%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.49%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.24%) Unix
8 2 (0.83%) Android
8 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) CentOS
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.58%) Programme Management
3 40 (16.60%) Project Planning
4 39 (16.18%) Project Management
5 34 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (12.86%) MVC
7 23 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (9.13%) Change Control
9 21 (8.71%) Migration
10 20 (8.30%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (7.47%) Workflow
12 13 (5.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (5.39%) Scrum
13 12 (4.98%) CRM
14 11 (4.56%) Incident Management
15 9 (3.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (3.32%) Content Management
16 8 (3.32%) Data Migration
16 8 (3.32%) Programme Governance
16 8 (3.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.90%) C#
2 38 (15.77%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.35%) SQL
4 11 (4.56%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.56%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.66%) C
6 4 (1.66%) Java
6 4 (1.66%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.24%) VBScript
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) F#
8 2 (0.83%) Ruby
8 2 (0.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.41%) Perl
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (29.88%) Security Cleared
2 56 (23.24%) SC Cleared
3 32 (13.28%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.66%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.24%) MCSE
7 2 (0.83%) CCNA
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.83%) Degree
8 1 (0.41%) MCP
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) PMO
2 4 (1.66%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) IFRS
System Software
1 32 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (2.90%) DFS Replication
5 6 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.83%) Netcool
2 2 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.83%) Unicenter
2 2 (0.83%) vRealize
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.13%) SAP
3 16 (6.64%) Oracle
4 12 (4.98%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.32%) VMware
6 7 (2.90%) HP
6 7 (2.90%) Nintex
7 6 (2.49%) Meridio
8 5 (2.07%) Citrix
9 4 (1.66%) Cisco
10 3 (1.24%) Veritas
11 2 (0.83%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.83%) Apple
11 2 (0.83%) EMC
11 2 (0.83%) Sophos
11 2 (0.83%) Veeam
12 1 (0.41%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.41%) F5
12 1 (0.41%) Gemalto
12 1 (0.41%) Rackspace
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