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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 26 37 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.44% 2.21% 3.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 32.56% 17.65% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
Median daily rate £525 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +5.15% +0.83%  

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 43 51 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.65% 12.50% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 37
Median daily rate £525 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £9.00 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Cambridge

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Cambridge

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Office 365
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (12.00%) Mimecast
6 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (12.00%) MCITP
6 3 (12.00%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) MCSE
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) CMS

SharePoint
Top Related 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 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (8.00%) Documentum
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.00%) Kentico
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Endur
2 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) Skype
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) JBehave
1 1 (4.00%) Spock
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
1 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) OAuth
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) ArchiMate
5 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (4.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.00%) OpenLink
3 1 (4.00%) OpenText
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Planview
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore