Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 63 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19 +21
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 159 153 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.08% 3.14% 3.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.25% 20.18% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 95 159
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £217 £185
90th Percentile £500 £488 £700
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
East of England median hourly rate £27.27 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.29% -7.41% +92.86%
10th Percentile £15.19 £18.23 £18.10
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.10 £44.55
England median hourly rate £20.00 £27.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.93% +23.33% +21.62%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 922 758 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.86% 15.56% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 459 590
East of England median daily rate £430 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £217 £195
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 80
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.75 £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the East of England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 72 £425 - 8
Cambridgeshire +1 40 £338 -20.59% 4
Essex -26 21 £320 +6.67%
Bedfordshire -7 16 £350 -20.00% 1
Suffolk +5 9 £317 -29.67% 2
East Anglia -2 1 £500 +42.86%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 70 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 44 (27.67%) Windows
2 44 (27.67%) Office 365
3 42 (26.42%) SQL Server
4 40 (25.16%) Microsoft Office
5 38 (23.90%) Active Directory
6 37 (23.27%) MS Exchange
7 34 (21.38%) Skype for Business
8 32 (20.13%) PowerShell
9 31 (19.50%) Skype
9 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Excel
10 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
10 30 (18.87%) VMware
11 28 (17.61%) .NET
12 25 (15.72%) HTML
12 25 (15.72%) CSS
13 24 (15.09%) Project Management
13 24 (15.09%) SQL
14 23 (14.47%) Citrix
14 23 (14.47%) Windows 7
14 23 (14.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 22 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (12.58%) Finance
17 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (11.95%) Symantec
17 19 (11.95%) VBScript
17 19 (11.95%) SCCM
18 18 (11.32%) Norton AntiVirus
19 17 (10.69%) ITIL

SharePoint
Co-occurring 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 37 (23.27%) MS Exchange
2 34 (21.38%) Skype for Business
3 12 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.66%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.03%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.26%) IIS
8 2 (1.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (25.16%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (14.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.67%) Office 365
2 17 (10.69%) OneDrive
3 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.77%) Yammer
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) G Suite
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.50%) Skype
2 15 (9.43%) SAN
3 10 (6.29%) DHCP
3 10 (6.29%) DNS
4 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.40%) Firewall
6 6 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.77%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.77%) LAN
6 6 (3.77%) NAS
6 6 (3.77%) WAN
7 5 (3.14%) WebEx
7 5 (3.14%) Wireless
8 3 (1.89%) VPN
9 2 (1.26%) IPsec
9 2 (1.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.63%) Extranet
10 1 (0.63%) Intranet
10 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.26%) Power BI
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.63%) QlikView
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.69%) JIRA
2 10 (6.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.66%) Ant
3 9 (5.66%) Maven
3 9 (5.66%) SoapUI
4 8 (5.03%) MorphX
5 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.77%) Gradle
6 6 (3.77%) JMeter
6 6 (3.77%) JUnit
6 6 (3.77%) Subversion
7 3 (1.89%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.63%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.63%) MSTest
9 1 (0.63%) NUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (12.58%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Automotive
3 8 (5.03%) Law
4 4 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.89%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Publishing
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (19.50%) Developer
2 29 (18.24%) Analyst
3 25 (15.72%) Consultant
4 10 (6.29%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.66%) .NET Developer
5 9 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (5.66%) Architect
5 9 (5.66%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Administrator
6 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (5.03%) Server Support
6 8 (5.03%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (5.03%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.61%) .NET
2 25 (15.72%) CSS
2 25 (15.72%) HTML
3 17 (10.69%) AngularJS
4 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET
5 14 (8.81%) Web Services
5 14 (8.81%) XML
6 13 (8.18%) jQuery
7 12 (7.55%) HTML5
8 11 (6.92%) REST
9 10 (6.29%) Ajax
10 9 (5.66%) Java EE
10 9 (5.66%) JAXB
10 9 (5.66%) JAX-RS
10 9 (5.66%) JAX-WS
10 9 (5.66%) JPA
10 9 (5.66%) Middleware
10 9 (5.66%) SOAP
10 9 (5.66%) Struts
11 8 (5.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) CESG
1 13 (8.18%) User Experience
2 10 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.77%) Clustering
3 6 (3.77%) Replication
4 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.14%) iPad
5 4 (2.52%) HP Storage
5 4 (2.52%) iPhone
6 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.26%) CMDB
7 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 2 (1.26%) PMI
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Windows
2 23 (14.47%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.18%) Linux
4 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.66%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.14%) Unix
8 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.26%) SUSE
10 1 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.09%) Project Management
2 22 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.69%) ITIL
4 14 (8.81%) Disk Encryption
5 13 (8.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.55%) Information Security
7 11 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.29%) OO
8 10 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.29%) UML
8 10 (6.29%) Workflow
9 9 (5.66%) Change Management
9 9 (5.66%) Code Coverage
9 9 (5.66%) Load Testing
9 9 (5.66%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (5.66%) Presales
9 9 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.09%) SQL
4 19 (11.95%) VBScript
5 15 (9.43%) C#
6 8 (5.03%) X++
7 4 (2.52%) Java
8 3 (1.89%) C
8 3 (1.89%) Groovy
8 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.26%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.63%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.03%) Degree
4 8 (5.03%) MCSE
5 7 (4.40%) MCSA
6 5 (3.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.89%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.89%) PMP
9 2 (1.26%) CCNA
9 2 (1.26%) CCNP
9 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.26%) CISSP
9 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.26%) MCSD
9 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) PMO
2 9 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) QA
4 2 (1.26%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.26%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (1.26%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.63%) GLP
5 1 (0.63%) GMP
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (23.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.43%) XenApp
3 15 (9.43%) XenDesktop
4 14 (8.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (8.18%) BitLocker
6 11 (6.92%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.77%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (11.95%) SCCM
2 18 (11.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (8.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (6.92%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (3.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.87%) VMware
3 23 (14.47%) Citrix
4 19 (11.95%) Symantec
5 16 (10.06%) HP
6 13 (8.18%) Altiris
6 13 (8.18%) CA
6 13 (8.18%) LANDesk
6 13 (8.18%) Oracle
7 12 (7.55%) AppSense
8 9 (5.66%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (4.40%) Dell
9 7 (4.40%) McAfee
9 7 (4.40%) SAP
10 6 (3.77%) Cisco
10 6 (3.77%) CommVault
10 6 (3.77%) EqualLogic
10 6 (3.77%) IBM
10 6 (3.77%) NetApp
10 6 (3.77%) Veritas