Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 30 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.52% 2.48% 3.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.71% 15.91% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 47
Wales median daily rate £346 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +3.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £182 £140 £245
90th Percentile £438 £475 £480
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 204 220 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.13% 15.59% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 134 248
Wales median daily rate £363 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +10.75% +9.64%
10th Percentile £132 £258 £226
90th Percentile £545 £611 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% -35.71% +25.52%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.85 £10.05
90th Percentile £15.83 £21.60 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Wales

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Wales

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +13 25 £325 -12.16% 3
West Wales -1 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £385 -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) SCCM
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (33.33%) VSAN
5 10 (33.33%) SCOM
5 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (33.33%) vSphere
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (33.33%) VLAN
5 10 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 10 (33.33%) IIS
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (23.33%) Unified Process
8 7 (23.33%) Test Management
8 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
1 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) VLAN
1 10 (33.33%) VSAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Skype
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Romanian Language
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Project Assistant
2 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Trainer
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Information Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Trainer
3 2 (6.67%) PMO Officer
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Architect
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Migration Manager
4 1 (3.33%) QC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (23.33%) RUP
3 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Test Management
3 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (23.33%) Unified Process
4 4 (13.33%) High Availability
4 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
4 3 (10.00%) HNC
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.67%) CIPD
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ECDL
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 10 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) SCCM
2 10 (33.33%) SCOM
3 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) McAfee
5 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Nintex