Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 30 46
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 185 301 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.30% 5.31% 4.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.69% 29.22% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 203 203
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £166 £225 £215
90th Percentile £425 £450 £456
England median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 6
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% +26.44%
10th Percentile £14.30 £20.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £42.50 £38.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £27.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.93% +23.33% +21.62%

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 853 1030 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.21% 18.16% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 725 792
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £523 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -27.39% +101.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -6 51 £350 - 5
Bristol -34 45 £375 - 7
Somerset 0 34 £175 -56.25% 1
Devon -9 26 £370 +23.33% 2
Gloucestershire -5 14 £350 +7.69%
Dorset -13 8 £365 +8.15% 3
Cornwall -14 2 £135 -55.00% 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 66 (35.68%) Security Cleared
2 60 (32.43%) Office 365
3 49 (26.49%) Microsoft
4 45 (24.32%) SC Cleared
5 39 (21.08%) Finance
6 37 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 36 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (18.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 34 (18.38%) HTML
9 34 (18.38%) Windows
10 33 (17.84%) CSS
11 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
12 30 (16.22%) Document Management
12 30 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 29 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (15.68%) Migration
14 28 (15.14%) Microsoft Project
14 28 (15.14%) Workflow
14 28 (15.14%) PMO
15 27 (14.59%) Nintex
15 27 (14.59%) C#
16 26 (14.05%) Management Information System
16 26 (14.05%) Degree
17 24 (12.97%) JavaScript
18 23 (12.43%) Project Management
18 23 (12.43%) Content Management
19 22 (11.89%) SQL
19 22 (11.89%) .NET
19 22 (11.89%) Enterprise Content Management
20 21 (11.35%) Programme Management

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 35 (18.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 30 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (10.27%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (8.65%) Skype for Business
5 12 (6.49%) MS Exchange
6 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.24%) IIS
8 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.08%) CMS
10 2 (1.08%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.54%) Apache
11 1 (0.54%) Drupal
11 1 (0.54%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.54%) JBoss
11 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (15.14%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 60 (32.43%) Office 365
2 19 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.08%) Yammer
6 1 (0.54%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.57%) DNS
2 12 (6.49%) Skype
3 10 (5.41%) DHCP
4 9 (4.86%) Intranet
5 6 (3.24%) Extranet
6 5 (2.70%) NAS
6 5 (2.70%) PBX
6 5 (2.70%) SAN
7 4 (2.16%) Firewall
8 3 (1.62%) Internet
8 3 (1.62%) WAN
9 2 (1.08%) LAN
9 2 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.08%) VLAN
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.54%) FCoE
10 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.54%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.62%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (1.62%) GIS
4 3 (1.62%) MySQL
4 3 (1.62%) Power BI
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.08%) TestRail
4 1 (0.54%) Firebug
4 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (21.08%) Finance
2 20 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.86%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.86%) Marketing
4 8 (4.32%) Electronics
5 4 (2.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (23.78%) Developer
2 40 (21.62%) Analyst
3 37 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (7.57%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.03%) Consultant
7 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.41%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 10 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.32%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Administrator
8 8 (4.32%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) SharePoint Support
9 7 (3.78%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (3.78%) HTML Developer
9 7 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) SharePoint Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) SharePoint Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.38%) HTML
2 33 (17.84%) CSS
3 22 (11.89%) .NET
4 10 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (2.70%) jQuery
7 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.16%) JTS
7 4 (2.16%) Web Services
8 3 (1.62%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.62%) REST
8 3 (1.62%) XML
8 3 (1.62%) XSLT
9 2 (1.08%) HTML5
9 2 (1.08%) WCF
9 2 (1.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.54%) COM
10 1 (0.54%) J2EE
10 1 (0.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.05%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.49%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.32%) Clustering
5 7 (3.78%) Replication
6 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.62%) RIA
8 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) PKI
9 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.54%) Robotics
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.38%) Windows
2 13 (7.03%) Windows 7
3 12 (6.49%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.78%) Solaris
6 7 (3.78%) Unix
6 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.24%) Linux
8 4 (2.16%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.62%) CentOS
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.54%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) Android
11 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.54%) HPUX
11 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (16.22%) Document Management
3 29 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.68%) Migration
4 28 (15.14%) Workflow
5 23 (12.43%) Content Management
5 23 (12.43%) Project Management
6 22 (11.89%) Enterprise Content Management
7 21 (11.35%) Programme Management
8 20 (10.81%) Change Control
9 18 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (8.65%) ITIL
10 16 (8.65%) Project Planning
11 15 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (6.49%) Programme Governance
13 11 (5.95%) Incident Management
14 10 (5.41%) Quality Management
14 10 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (4.86%) MVC
15 9 (4.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.59%) C#
2 24 (12.97%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.89%) SQL
4 17 (9.19%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.62%) PHP
6 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) C-shell
7 1 (0.54%) Korn
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (35.68%) Security Cleared
2 45 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.05%) Degree
4 13 (7.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.08%) ISEB
7 2 (1.08%) MCSA
7 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.54%) APMP
8 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.54%) CEH
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.54%) MCSE
8 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.14%) PMO
2 5 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.16%) Samba
4 3 (1.62%) Squid
4 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.08%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.08%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) KVM
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (3.24%) SCOM
2 3 (1.62%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.62%) Nagios
2 3 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.62%) Webmin
2 3 (1.62%) Xymon
3 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.54%) OpenView
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.59%) Nintex
3 9 (4.86%) VMware
4 8 (4.32%) Citrix
4 8 (4.32%) SAP
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle
6 4 (2.16%) IBM
6 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.62%) Cisco
7 3 (1.62%) HP
7 3 (1.62%) Veeam
7 3 (1.62%) Veritas
8 2 (1.08%) Dell
8 2 (1.08%) Remedy
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe
9 1 (0.54%) Capita
9 1 (0.54%) Cognos
9 1 (0.54%) Sophos
9 1 (0.54%) Sun
9 1 (0.54%) Teradata