The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 52 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 39 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.56% 2.50% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.96% 20.86% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 19
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.82 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.19% -8.88%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 230 187 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.07% 12.00% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 124 164
Median daily rate £350 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +3.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.25 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.87% -15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £19.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% -5.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the East Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the East Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the East Midlands

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 14 £413 -8.33% 2
Leicestershire 0 8 £400 +60.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £400 +88.23% 2
Derbyshire -20 5 £125 -58.33% 1
Lincolnshire -4 2 - -
SharePoint
England

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

1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.14%) Finance
3 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 18 (25.71%) Windows
4 17 (24.29%) .NET
4 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
4 17 (24.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (22.86%) C#
6 13 (18.57%) SQL
6 13 (18.57%) Citrix
6 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
6 13 (18.57%) Windows 10
6 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (15.71%) Migration
8 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (14.29%) Office 365
9 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (12.86%) SAP
10 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
10 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
10 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
11 8 (11.43%) VB6
11 8 (11.43%) Intranet
11 8 (11.43%) VBScript
11 8 (11.43%) VB

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 17 (24.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (8.57%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.29%) Documentum
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.43%) Primavera
2 1 (1.43%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) GoToWebinar
3 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Intranet
2 7 (10.00%) VPN
3 4 (5.71%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) MPLS
5 2 (2.86%) Skype
5 2 (2.86%) SNMP
5 2 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) SAN
6 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Power BI
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Advertising
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.29%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Support Officer
7 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) Classic ASP
3 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 3 (4.29%) HTML5
6 2 (2.86%) Ajax
6 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) XML
7 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.43%) COM
7 1 (1.43%) JSON
7 1 (1.43%) LINQ
7 1 (1.43%) MDX
7 1 (1.43%) WCF
7 1 (1.43%) Web Services
7 1 (1.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Blog
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows 10
3 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Migration
2 7 (10.00%) Project Management
2 7 (10.00%) Workflow
3 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.14%) Document Management
4 4 (5.71%) Change Management
4 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.86%) CRM
6 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.86%) ERP
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.86%) MVC
6 2 (2.86%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.86%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (22.86%) C#
3 13 (18.57%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) VB
4 8 (11.43%) VB6
4 8 (11.43%) VBA
4 8 (11.43%) VBScript
5 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.43%) MCP
5 1 (1.43%) MCSD
5 1 (1.43%) OCP
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) PMO
2 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
3 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.29%) XenApp
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Citrix
3 9 (12.86%) SAP
4 7 (10.00%) HP
4 7 (10.00%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) Lotus
6 2 (2.86%) Apple
6 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Cognos
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Intel
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 2 (2.86%) Pega
6 2 (2.86%) Sage
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.43%) Ariba
7 1 (1.43%) Dell
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) Siemens