Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 22 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.31% 2.84% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.31% 22.29% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 27
Wales median daily rate £448 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.69% -18.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £246 £133 £175
90th Percentile £496 £428 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.42% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -36.36% +16.16%

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 301 166 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.88% 12.75% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 109 156
Wales median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £143 £178
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.29% +3.70% -35.71%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £61.00 £36.19 £21.90
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £19.44
% change year-on-year +1.27% +1.62% -7.45%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -27 21 £448 +37.69% 12
North Wales -2 1 - - 1
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) WSUS
6 4 (18.18%) Apache Axis
6 4 (18.18%) SCCM
6 4 (18.18%) SCOM
6 4 (18.18%) Time Management
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) CESG
6 4 (18.18%) PKI
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (18.18%) vSphere
6 4 (18.18%) High Availability
6 4 (18.18%) Office 365
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012

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 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) VLAN
1 4 (18.18%) VSAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Front Office
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Axis
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) React
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CESG
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) e-Health
2 3 (13.64%) LIMS
2 3 (13.64%) PACS
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (18.18%) Security Hardening
3 4 (18.18%) Time Management
3 4 (18.18%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Demand Management
4 3 (13.64%) Health Informatics
4 3 (13.64%) Informatics
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scorecard
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) MCSE
5 3 (13.64%) HNC
6 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
1 3 (13.64%) HL7
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
1 4 (18.18%) vCenter Server
1 4 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) McAfee
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Aruba
5 2 (9.09%) BT
5 2 (9.09%) NETGEAR
5 2 (9.09%) Nintex
5 2 (9.09%) Openreach
6 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus
6 1 (4.55%) SAP