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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.99% 2.53% 3.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.14% 15.00% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 12
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +21.95% -7.86%  

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 35 60 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 11.59% 16.85% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 63
Median daily rate £350 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.07% +23.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 28 June 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 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) CMS
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Documentum
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell

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 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (10.00%) Documentum
4 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Kentico
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (5.00%) Changepoint
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) JBehave
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Spock
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) DSDM
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Personalization
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCPD
4 1 (5.00%) MCSD
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (5.00%) OpenText
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Planview
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore