The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
England / East of England
Rank 50 54 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 78 73 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.59% 2.97% 4.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.21% 18.91% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 71
Median daily rate £350 £349 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% -12.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £26.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.52% +59.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +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 the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 386 386 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.79% 15.71% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 196 288
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 28
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +92.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £57.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the East of England

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the East of England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the East of England

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £431 +15.00% 6
Essex -6 18 £265 -23.74% 1
Norfolk -1 14 £364 +12.79% 2
Hertfordshire +1 11 £425 -5.55% 10
Bedfordshire +2 10 £350 -28.20% 1
Suffolk -1 8 £454 +0.83% 3
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 62 (45.93%) Microsoft
2 56 (41.48%) Windows
3 49 (36.30%) MS Excel
4 45 (33.33%) CRM
5 36 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
7 33 (24.44%) SQL
7 33 (24.44%) Finance
8 31 (22.96%) Office 365
9 30 (22.22%) ITIL
10 27 (20.00%) DNS
10 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (17.04%) VMware
13 22 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
13 22 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
13 22 (16.30%) Avaya
14 21 (15.56%) VMware ESX
14 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (15.56%) Skype for Business
15 20 (14.81%) Virtual Desktop
15 20 (14.81%) Epicor
15 20 (14.81%) IIS
16 19 (14.07%) .NET
16 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
16 19 (14.07%) Retail
17 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (12.59%) HTML
18 17 (12.59%) MS Office

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 35 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (15.56%) Skype for Business
3 20 (14.81%) IIS
4 10 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (5.93%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.44%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.96%) CMS
9 3 (2.22%) Alfresco
9 3 (2.22%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.48%) Documentum
10 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.74%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (36.30%) MS Excel
2 22 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (12.59%) MS Office
4 15 (11.11%) MS Project
5 10 (7.41%) MS Visio
6 8 (5.93%) AutoCAD
7 5 (3.70%) InfoPath
8 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
8 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.74%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 22 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (4.44%) Unica
3 4 (2.96%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (1.48%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.48%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.74%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.74%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (22.96%) Office 365
3 13 (9.63%) Yammer
4 5 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (2.96%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.96%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.48%) GitHub
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.74%) IaaS
8 1 (0.74%) PaaS
8 1 (0.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (4.44%) Skype
3 5 (3.70%) DHCP
3 5 (3.70%) VoIP
4 4 (2.96%) VPN
4 4 (2.96%) WebEx
5 3 (2.22%) Internet
5 3 (2.22%) Intranet
5 3 (2.22%) LAN
5 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.22%) WAN
6 2 (1.48%) Firewall
6 2 (1.48%) SMTP
7 1 (0.74%) ISDN
7 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.48%) JUnit
2 2 (1.48%) Xcode
3 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.74%) JBehave
3 1 (0.74%) Spock
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (24.44%) Finance
2 19 (14.07%) Retail
3 9 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.96%) Automotive
4 4 (2.96%) Legal
5 3 (2.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.48%) German Language
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.52%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) Consultant
3 13 (9.63%) Analyst
4 11 (8.15%) IT Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 8 (5.93%) Architect
6 8 (5.93%) CRM Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Administrator
7 7 (5.19%) Facilities Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.70%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (3.70%) IT Support
8 5 (3.70%) Office 365 Consultant
8 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.96%) Operations Support Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.07%) .NET
2 17 (12.59%) HTML
3 16 (11.85%) CSS
4 12 (8.89%) COM
5 9 (6.67%) XML
6 8 (5.93%) JSON
7 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.96%) jQuery
9 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.48%) Cocoa
10 2 (1.48%) Core Animation
10 2 (1.48%) Core Data
10 2 (1.48%) iOS SDK
10 2 (1.48%) iPhone SDK
10 2 (1.48%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.48%) OAuth
10 2 (1.48%) RESTful
11 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.70%) e-Learning
2 5 (3.70%) iPhone
2 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.70%) Video Editing
3 4 (2.96%) HTC Vive
3 4 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) iPad
4 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Animation
5 2 (1.48%) Blog
5 2 (1.48%) CMDB
5 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (41.48%) Windows
2 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.93%) Windows 10
4 8 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.44%) Unix
7 5 (3.70%) Linux
8 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.22%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) CRM
2 30 (22.22%) ITIL
3 18 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.11%) Data Management
5 14 (10.37%) Document Management
5 14 (10.37%) Migration
6 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.89%) Case Management
7 12 (8.89%) Project Management
8 11 (8.15%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.93%) Analytics
9 8 (5.93%) ITSM
9 8 (5.93%) Workflow
10 7 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.44%) MVC
12 5 (3.70%) B2C
12 5 (3.70%) Content Management
12 5 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) SQL
2 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (11.85%) C#
4 9 (6.67%) Java
5 6 (4.44%) PHP
6 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.48%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.48%) C++
7 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.74%) R
8 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.44%) CISM
3 6 (4.44%) CISSP
4 5 (3.70%) CISA
5 4 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.96%) MCITP
5 4 (2.96%) MCSE
5 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) MCSA
6 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CBAP
8 1 (0.74%) CCNA
8 1 (0.74%) CCNP
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) PMO
2 5 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (15.56%) VMware ESX
1 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.81%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.48%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Nessus
3 1 (0.74%) Nmap
3 1 (0.74%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 62 (45.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.04%) VMware
3 22 (16.30%) Avaya
4 20 (14.81%) Epicor
5 16 (11.85%) SAP
6 13 (9.63%) Oracle
7 12 (8.89%) Infor
7 12 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.44%) Adobe
8 6 (4.44%) Lotus
8 6 (4.44%) Planview
9 5 (3.70%) Apple
10 3 (2.22%) BMC
10 3 (2.22%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.48%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.48%) Citrix
11 2 (1.48%) Dell
11 2 (1.48%) HP
11 2 (1.48%) Nintex
12 1 (0.74%) iManage