The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 30 May 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.34% 2.54% 4.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.81% 14.29% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 17
Median daily rate - £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.20% -11.11%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 27 63 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 9.03% 17.75% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 62
Median daily rate £350 £456 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.28% +40.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -70.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Cambridge

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Office 365
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (21.05%) MCSE
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Mimecast
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) MCITP
5 3 (15.79%) CMS
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Documentum

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Alfresco
3 2 (10.53%) Documentum
4 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Kentico
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Sitefinity
4 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (5.26%) Changepoint
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Mimecast
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) JBehave
1 1 (5.26%) Spock
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Azure Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) ArchiMate
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Document Management
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.26%) OpenAM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
3 1 (5.26%) OpenText
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Planview
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore