Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 60 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 -30 +17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 175 182 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.22% 3.33% 5.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.02% 22.55% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 110 235
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £215 £201 £234
90th Percentile £488 £431 £467
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 19
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.79% +22.58% +171.93%
10th Percentile £13.00 £35.00 £26.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.50 £51.50
England median hourly rate £22.83 £23.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -4.17% +6.67%

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 874 807 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.07% 14.78% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 503 771
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +2.04% +2.80%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £215
90th Percentile £538 £530 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 38
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.82% +33.33% +26.92%
10th Percentile £12.50 £23.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.50 £49.58
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.76% +2.18% -

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 +13 64 £382 +33.95% 12
Bristol -16 49 £375 - 13
Devon +8 16 £400 +8.11% 1
Dorset +5 14 £250 -31.03% 9
Gloucestershire -2 12 £195 -44.29% 9
Somerset -17 8 £280 -13.85% 6
Cornwall -7 1 - - 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 78 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 65 (37.14%) Office 365
3 48 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 40 (22.86%) Windows
6 37 (21.14%) Active Directory
7 34 (19.43%) Migration
8 31 (17.71%) SC Cleared
9 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (16.57%) Finance
10 29 (16.57%) PowerShell
11 25 (14.29%) Skype
11 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
12 24 (13.71%) SQL
13 23 (13.14%) JavaScript
13 23 (13.14%) CRM
13 23 (13.14%) Windows Server
13 23 (13.14%) PMO
14 20 (11.43%) HTML
15 19 (10.86%) Skype for Business
16 18 (10.29%) CSS
16 18 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM
16 18 (10.29%) VMware
17 17 (9.71%) C#
17 17 (9.71%) Project Management
18 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Project
18 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Excel
18 16 (9.14%) DNS
18 16 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (8.57%) SQL Server

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 19 (10.86%) Skype for Business
2 11 (6.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.43%) IIS
6 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.29%) Apache
7 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.71%) Confluence
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.14%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.57%) Drupal
10 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.71%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.57%) InDesign
6 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 65 (37.14%) Office 365
2 48 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.57%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.43%) Yammer
6 4 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.71%) Slack
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.29%) Skype
2 16 (9.14%) DNS
3 15 (8.57%) Firewall
4 10 (5.71%) DHCP
5 9 (5.14%) SAN
6 6 (3.43%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.86%) SMS
8 4 (2.29%) Internet
8 4 (2.29%) Intranet
8 4 (2.29%) VoIP
8 4 (2.29%) WAN
9 3 (1.71%) LAN
9 3 (1.71%) NAS
9 3 (1.71%) Wireless
10 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.14%) SMTP
10 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (3.43%) Power BI
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.71%) MS Access
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) JIRA
1 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.57%) StarTeam
General
1 29 (16.57%) Finance
2 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.43%) Military
4 4 (2.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.29%) Marketing
5 3 (1.71%) Advertising
5 3 (1.71%) Electronics
5 3 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (17.71%) Analyst
1 31 (17.71%) Developer
2 23 (13.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (7.43%) Administrator
4 12 (6.86%) Consultant
5 11 (6.29%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (5.71%) SharePoint Administrator
6 10 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.14%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.43%) Architect
10 6 (3.43%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (3.43%) SharePoint Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) CRM Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Office 365 Consultant
11 5 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.43%) HTML
2 18 (10.29%) CSS
3 12 (6.86%) .NET
3 12 (6.86%) AngularJS
3 12 (6.86%) REST
4 10 (5.71%) XML
5 7 (4.00%) jQuery
6 6 (3.43%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (3.43%) Node.js
6 6 (3.43%) React
7 3 (1.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.14%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.57%) COM
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.86%) User Experience
4 4 (2.29%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.29%) Replication
4 4 (2.29%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.71%) Clustering
5 3 (1.71%) CMDB
5 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.71%) NHS
6 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) PKI
6 2 (1.14%) PMI
6 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.57%) Podcast
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) Windows
2 23 (13.14%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (7.43%) Linux
4 13 (7.43%) Windows 10
5 12 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.43%) Solaris
7 6 (3.43%) Unix
8 3 (1.71%) AIX
8 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.14%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.43%) Migration
2 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.14%) CRM
4 17 (9.71%) Project Management
5 16 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.00%) Change Control
7 12 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (6.86%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.71%) Change Management
8 10 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.14%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (5.14%) ITIL
10 8 (4.57%) Information Exploitation
11 7 (4.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.00%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.00%) Software Delivery
11 7 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.57%) PowerShell
2 24 (13.71%) SQL
3 23 (13.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.71%) C#
5 4 (2.29%) Python
6 3 (1.71%) Perl
6 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.71%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.71%) VBA
7 2 (1.14%) C
7 2 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) C++
8 1 (0.57%) Java
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.43%) Degree
5 6 (3.43%) MCSA
6 3 (1.71%) MCP
6 3 (1.71%) PMP
7 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.57%) APMP
8 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.57%) MCITP
8 1 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.14%) PMO
2 5 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 37 (21.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.29%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.29%) XenApp
5 3 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) SCCM
2 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (5.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (4.00%) SCOM
4 5 (2.86%) SCSM
4 5 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.71%) Ansible
5 3 (1.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.71%) WSUS
6 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.14%) Netcool
6 2 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.14%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 78 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.29%) VMware
3 8 (4.57%) Citrix
4 6 (3.43%) SAP
5 5 (2.86%) HP
6 4 (2.29%) IBM
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle
6 4 (2.29%) Splunk
6 4 (2.29%) Veritas
7 3 (1.71%) Cisco
7 3 (1.71%) Veeam
8 2 (1.14%) Dell
8 2 (1.14%) EMC
8 2 (1.14%) ESRI
8 2 (1.14%) McAfee
8 2 (1.14%) Meridio
8 2 (1.14%) Northgate
8 2 (1.14%) Sophos
8 2 (1.14%) Teradata
8 2 (1.14%) Trend Micro