Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 56 71
Rank change year-on-year -32 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 120 147 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.61% 3.31% 2.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.71% 19.92% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 91 89
East of England median daily rate £350 £371 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -8.40% +1.25%
10th Percentile £210 £255 £250
90th Percentile £501 £499 £700
England median daily rate £388 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +3.06% +0.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
East of England median hourly rate £21.23 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.40% -7.41% +43.36%
10th Percentile £16.25 £35.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £44.00 £155.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +10.00% +25.00%

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 764 738 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.59% 16.62% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 442 403
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £206
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 59
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +52.17% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £44.90 £43.90 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.35
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.36% +7.50%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 +10 49 £400 -5.88% 14
Cambridgeshire -20 25 £325 -16.13% 8
Bedfordshire -11 23 £300 -21.82%
Essex -9 16 £350 +16.67% 7
Suffolk +3 3 £500 +17.65%
Norfolk -32 3 £557 +52.59% 4
East Anglia 0 1 £500 +42.86%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 59 (49.17%) Microsoft
2 34 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 34 (28.33%) Windows
3 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (26.67%) Office 365
4 29 (24.17%) PowerShell
4 29 (24.17%) MS Exchange
5 27 (22.50%) SQL Server
6 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 26 (21.67%) Skype for Business
7 24 (20.00%) VMware
8 22 (18.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 22 (18.33%) SCCM
9 21 (17.50%) Citrix
10 20 (16.67%) HP
10 20 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (15.83%) SAN
11 19 (15.83%) Symantec
12 18 (15.00%) VBScript
13 17 (14.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 17 (14.17%) Skype
14 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
14 16 (13.33%) Windows 7
14 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (13.33%) SQL
14 16 (13.33%) ITIL
14 16 (13.33%) Degree
14 16 (13.33%) NetBackup
15 15 (12.50%) HTML
15 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 29 (24.17%) MS Exchange
2 26 (21.67%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (18.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.50%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.67%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.67%) Office 365
2 7 (5.83%) Google Analytics
2 7 (5.83%) OneDrive
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.67%) Yammer
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.83%) SAN
2 17 (14.17%) Skype
3 13 (10.83%) DHCP
3 13 (10.83%) DNS
4 11 (9.17%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (9.17%) iSCSI
4 11 (9.17%) NAS
4 11 (9.17%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.83%) Firewall
6 5 (4.17%) LAN
6 5 (4.17%) WAN
6 5 (4.17%) Wireless
7 4 (3.33%) WebEx
8 3 (2.50%) VPN
9 1 (0.83%) IPsec
9 1 (0.83%) SSL
9 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) JIRA
2 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.67%) Ant
4 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.67%) Maven
4 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) Gradle
5 1 (0.83%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.83%) JMeter
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.83%) MSTest
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (7.50%) Finance
1 9 (7.50%) Legal
2 7 (5.83%) Law
2 7 (5.83%) Publishing
3 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (11.67%) Developer
3 13 (10.83%) Consultant
4 12 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.50%) Storage Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Content Designer
8 7 (5.83%) Designer
8 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.83%) Server Support
8 7 (5.83%) Server Support Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) HTML
2 8 (6.67%) .NET
2 8 (6.67%) CSS
3 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.17%) HTML5
5 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.33%) Web Services
6 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.50%) jQuery
6 3 (2.50%) REST
7 2 (1.67%) Ajax
7 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (1.67%) CSS3
7 2 (1.67%) JAX-RS
7 2 (1.67%) JAX-WS
7 2 (1.67%) JPA
7 2 (1.67%) SOAP
7 2 (1.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.00%) Clustering
3 11 (9.17%) Replication
4 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.83%) CESG
5 7 (5.83%) User Experience
6 6 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.00%) CMDB
7 4 (3.33%) HP Storage
7 4 (3.33%) iPad
7 4 (3.33%) iPhone
8 3 (2.50%) NHS
8 3 (2.50%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.67%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.67%) PKI
9 2 (1.67%) PMI
9 2 (1.67%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.33%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Linux
6 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.33%) ITIL
2 14 (11.67%) Project Management
3 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
4 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.67%) Disk Encryption
5 8 (6.67%) Information Security
6 7 (5.83%) Analytics
6 7 (5.83%) Change Management
6 7 (5.83%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 7 (5.83%) Programme Delivery
7 6 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
7 6 (5.00%) Migration
8 5 (4.17%) Change Control
8 5 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.17%) Data Privacy
8 5 (4.17%) Presales
9 4 (3.33%) Network Optimisation
9 4 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.17%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.00%) VBScript
3 16 (13.33%) SQL
4 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (1.67%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.67%) VBA
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) Groovy
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Degree
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.67%) MCSE
3 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.17%) MCSA
4 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.67%) CCNA
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.67%) CISSP
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.83%) CISM
7 1 (0.83%) GISP
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) PMO
2 7 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) GDPR
4 2 (1.67%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.67%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.83%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 34 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.17%) Terminal Services
4 11 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.83%) BitLocker
5 7 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (5.83%) XenApp
5 7 (5.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (18.33%) SCCM
2 17 (14.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (13.33%) NetBackup
4 11 (9.17%) Backup Exec
4 11 (9.17%) HP Data Protector
4 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (8.33%) SCOM
6 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (5.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (49.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.00%) VMware
3 21 (17.50%) Citrix
4 20 (16.67%) HP
5 19 (15.83%) Symantec
6 12 (10.00%) Dell
7 11 (9.17%) 3PAR
7 11 (9.17%) CommVault
7 11 (9.17%) EqualLogic
7 11 (9.17%) IBM
7 11 (9.17%) NetApp
7 11 (9.17%) Veritas
8 10 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.50%) Google
10 7 (5.83%) Altiris
10 7 (5.83%) Ivanti
11 6 (5.00%) CA
12 5 (4.17%) Cisco
12 5 (4.17%) McAfee
13 4 (3.33%) BMC