Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 56 35
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 22 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.04% 1.33% 3.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.13% 8.33% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 17
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +100.00%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £257
90th Percentile £550 £480 £456
East of England median daily rate £375 £425 £381
% change year-on-year -11.76% +11.48% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.50 £27.27 £23.75
% change year-on-year +22.87% +14.80% -16.67%

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 115 108 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.14% 16.00% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 90
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +24.03%
10th Percentile £304 £281 £227
90th Percentile £584 £575 £576
East of England median daily rate £450 £446 £400
% change year-on-year +0.90% +11.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -56.34% -11.25%
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £28.74 £27.50
% change year-on-year -13.00% +4.49% -16.03%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 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
Dunstable -2 6 £436 +24.64%
Luton +3 5 £550 +29.41% 4
Bedford - 1 £475 - 1
SharePoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (27.27%) Confluence
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
7 3 (13.64%) NAS
7 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) SCOM
7 3 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
7 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 6 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Infor M3
3 1 (4.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data
4 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.09%) OLAP
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Architect
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Data Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 5 (22.73%) ITSM
4 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) Data Science
6 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
7 2 (9.09%) ETL Development
7 2 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
7 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.09%) Scorecard
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) CommVault
2 3 (13.64%) Dell
2 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) NetApp
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Infor
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Siemens