Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 38 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 19 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.04% 4.27% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.54% 23.21% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £430 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +56.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £413 £261 £200
90th Percentile £474 £550 £473
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.73 £23.50
% change year-on-year +77.44% -16.06% -1.05%

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 52 112 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.79% 18.39% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 74 82
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £323 £277 £281
90th Percentile £615 £584 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £14.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year +77.44% +3.82% -10.59%

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 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 19 July 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
Bedford +10 11 £425 +17.24% 1
Luton +14 4 - - 2
Dunstable -7 2 - -
SharePoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (63.16%) Office 365
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Internet
4 9 (47.37%) IIS
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) MySQL
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) CRM
7 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) Spring
9 3 (15.79%) hybris
9 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) SAP
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.79%) J2EE
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server

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 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (63.16%) Office 365
3 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Flow
4 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.26%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) DBA
1 6 (31.58%) SQL DBA
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) SignalR
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) hybris
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) OpenText
4 1 (5.26%) VMware