The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 8 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.50% - 8.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 100.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £26.27
% change year-on-year +2.49% +2.12%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 7.50% 22.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £170 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -47.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Bedford

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Bedford

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Bedford over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Bedford

SharePoint
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft