Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 41 44
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 16 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.30% 2.75% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.91% 17.71% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.90% -3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £335 £123
90th Percentile £468 £456 £613
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £29.00
East of England median hourly rate £27.27 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -27.29% -7.41% +92.86%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 115 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.55% 15.53% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 55
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £291 £200 £120
90th Percentile £575 £488 £598
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.34% +1.43% +204.35%
10th Percentile £15.25 £32.65 £22.30
90th Percentile £15.75 £37.95 £45.25
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Bedfordshire 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
Luton -17 2 £425 -2.86% 1
Dunstable - 2 £350 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £325 -
Bedford +1 1 £335 -4.29%
SharePoint
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (43.75%) Office 365
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 6 (37.50%) NAS
5 6 (37.50%) Replication
5 6 (37.50%) Clustering
5 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
5 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec
5 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Dell
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
5 6 (37.50%) CommVault
5 6 (37.50%) NetApp
5 6 (37.50%) Veritas
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) VBScript
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Yammer
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (12.50%) OneDrive
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 6 (37.50%) NAS
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Extranet
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
1 6 (37.50%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Service Design
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) QMS
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSA
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 6 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 5 (31.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) CommVault
3 6 (37.50%) Dell
3 6 (37.50%) EqualLogic
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
3 6 (37.50%) Symantec
3 6 (37.50%) Veritas
4 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint