Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 67 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 36 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.33% 1.98% 2.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.85% 11.44% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 19
Wales median daily rate £400 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -14.38% +18.52%
10th Percentile £184 £182 £298
90th Percentile £476 £538 £478
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +14.29%

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 260 201 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.84% 17.27% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 124 92
Wales median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £154 £201
90th Percentile £576 £498 £520
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Wales median hourly rate £15.81 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.95% +5.56% -35.71%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £22.50 £16.67 £21.55
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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
South Wales -17 35 £400 +19.85% 3
North Wales - 1 - - 4
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (27.78%) Nintex
8 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
8 7 (19.44%) Migration
8 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (16.67%) HTML
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (16.67%) Security Hardening
10 5 (13.89%) Office 365
10 5 (13.89%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
10 5 (13.89%) CRM
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (13.89%) Lotus
10 5 (13.89%) Information Management
10 5 (13.89%) Document Management
10 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery

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 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DHCP
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.33%) VLAN
1 3 (8.33%) VSAN
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Floorwalker
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) HTML5
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (11.11%) REST
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (8.33%) React
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Axis
5 2 (5.56%) XSLT
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) CESG
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) e-Health
4 1 (2.78%) LIMS
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Security Hardening
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) Document Management
4 5 (13.89%) Information Management
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 4 (11.11%) SOA
5 4 (11.11%) Use Case
5 4 (11.11%) Validation
5 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) C
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) HL7
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) PTC Integrity
2 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Nintex
3 5 (13.89%) Lotus
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (11.11%) PTC
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) McAfee
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Aruba
6 2 (5.56%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.78%) BT
7 1 (2.78%) DevExpress
7 1 (2.78%) Tableau