Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 58 35
Rank change year-on-year -20 -23 +15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 174 184 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.88% 3.35% 5.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.12% 22.77% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 106 202
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £218 £187 £231
90th Percentile £523 £430 £450
England median daily rate £405 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 21
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £47.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.05% +37.68% +115.63%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £20.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £50.00 £51.50
England median hourly rate £23.65 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +18.25% -21.57% +16.73%

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 910 808 1,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.06% 14.70% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 506 764
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -1.37%
10th Percentile £263 £216 £213
90th Percentile £563 £525 £519
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £39.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +22.31% -0.12%
10th Percentile £14.00 £17.08 £13.15
90th Percentile £47.00 £53.38 £47.95
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 +3 72 £425 +23.64% 18
Bristol -16 45 £363 -3.33% 17
Dorset +8 15 £413 +35.25% 6
Somerset -23 13 £385 +35.09% 9
Gloucestershire -3 12 £360 +2.86% 12
Devon -9 9 £435 +17.57% 5
Cornwall -7 1 - -
Avon - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.74%) Security Cleared
3 39 (22.41%) Office 365
4 36 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 35 (20.11%) Windows
6 31 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (17.82%) SC Cleared
7 27 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
8 26 (14.94%) Finance
9 22 (12.64%) C#
9 22 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (12.07%) HTML
10 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
10 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (11.49%) Project Management
12 19 (10.92%) Information Management
13 18 (10.34%) AngularJS
14 17 (9.77%) PMO
14 17 (9.77%) Windows Server
14 17 (9.77%) SQL Server
14 17 (9.77%) CSS
14 17 (9.77%) MS Exchange
15 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
15 16 (9.20%) SQL
16 15 (8.62%) .NET
16 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (8.62%) REST
17 14 (8.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 14 (8.05%) DNS

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 17 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (5.17%) Confluence
3 9 (5.17%) IIS
4 5 (2.87%) Apache
4 5 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.87%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.72%) CMS
6 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.15%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
8 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
6 6 (3.45%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.57%) InDesign
7 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (22.41%) Office 365
2 27 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.60%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.45%) OneDrive
4 6 (3.45%) Slack
5 3 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.15%) Google Play
7 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) DNS
2 9 (5.17%) Firewall
3 8 (4.60%) DHCP
4 7 (4.02%) Kerberos
4 7 (4.02%) SAN
4 7 (4.02%) Skype
5 5 (2.87%) Internet
6 3 (1.72%) Intranet
6 3 (1.72%) LAN
6 3 (1.72%) NAS
6 3 (1.72%) WAN
6 3 (1.72%) Wireless
7 2 (1.15%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.15%) SMS
7 2 (1.15%) SMTP
8 1 (0.57%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.72%) Power BI
4 2 (1.15%) MS Access
4 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.15%) SQLite
5 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) QlikView
5 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.60%) JIRA
3 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.15%) Subversion
6 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (14.94%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Military
3 7 (4.02%) Publishing
3 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.30%) Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Marketing
5 3 (1.72%) Electronics
5 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (17.24%) Developer
2 27 (15.52%) Analyst
3 19 (10.92%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (9.20%) Architect
4 16 (9.20%) Consultant
5 14 (8.05%) Administrator
6 9 (5.17%) PMO Analyst
6 9 (5.17%) SharePoint Administrator
6 9 (5.17%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (4.60%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.60%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.02%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (3.45%) Information Architect
9 6 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Data Centre Architect
10 5 (2.87%) SharePoint Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Splunk Engineer
11 4 (2.30%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.07%) HTML
2 18 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 17 (9.77%) CSS
4 15 (8.62%) .NET
4 15 (8.62%) REST
5 10 (5.75%) React
6 9 (5.17%) jQuery
7 7 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (4.02%) Node.js
8 6 (3.45%) HTML5
9 4 (2.30%) CSS3
10 3 (1.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (1.15%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.15%) D3.js
11 2 (1.15%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.15%) Highcharts JS
11 2 (1.15%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (1.15%) SOAP
11 2 (1.15%) WCF
11 2 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.32%) User Experience
4 8 (4.60%) Taxonomies
5 7 (4.02%) PKI
6 6 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.30%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.30%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.72%) Replication
8 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.15%) Clustering
9 2 (1.15%) CMDB
9 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.15%) NHS
9 2 (1.15%) PMI
9 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.57%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.11%) Windows
2 17 (9.77%) Windows Server
3 12 (6.90%) Linux
4 10 (5.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.87%) Solaris
6 5 (2.87%) Unix
7 3 (1.72%) Android
7 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (11.49%) Project Management
4 19 (10.92%) Information Management
5 14 (8.05%) Migration
5 14 (8.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (7.47%) Information Governance
6 13 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.32%) Data Modelling
7 11 (6.32%) ITIL
8 10 (5.75%) Change Control
8 10 (5.75%) Change Management
8 10 (5.75%) Records Management
8 10 (5.75%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.75%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.17%) CRM
9 9 (5.17%) Programme Management
9 9 (5.17%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (5.17%) Validation
10 8 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.64%) C#
2 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.20%) SQL
4 7 (4.02%) Perl
4 7 (4.02%) Python
4 7 (4.02%) VBA
5 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.15%) C
6 2 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (28.74%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.75%) Degree
5 3 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.72%) PMP
6 2 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.57%) APMP
7 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.57%) MCSA
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) PMO
2 4 (2.30%) GDPR
2 4 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.30%) SLA
3 3 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.15%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.72%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.72%) vSphere
4 3 (1.72%) XenApp
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.02%) SCCM
1 7 (4.02%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.45%) Ansible
2 6 (3.45%) SCOM
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.15%) Netcool
5 2 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.15%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.57%) SCSM
6 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.90%) VMware
3 10 (5.75%) Splunk
4 8 (4.60%) Citrix
5 6 (3.45%) Oracle
5 6 (3.45%) SAP
6 4 (2.30%) Veritas
7 3 (1.72%) Adobe
7 3 (1.72%) EMC
7 3 (1.72%) McAfee
8 2 (1.15%) Apple
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco
8 2 (1.15%) Google
8 2 (1.15%) HP
8 2 (1.15%) IBM
8 2 (1.15%) Meridio
8 2 (1.15%) Omniture
8 2 (1.15%) Teradata
8 2 (1.15%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.57%) F5