Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 68 72
Rank change year-on-year -42 +4 -32
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 88 139 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.98% 3.19% 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.92% 18.76% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 80
East of England median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £234
90th Percentile £500 £500 £497
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £24.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.79% -42.17% +46.90%
10th Percentile £15.20 £18.78 £23.15
90th Percentile £36.62 £32.80 £155.00
England median hourly rate £19.75 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -24.04% +8.33% +4.35%

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 738 741 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.64% 16.99% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 467 428
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £246 £213 £190
90th Percentile £600 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 45
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.96 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.21% -15.73% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £41.25 £38.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.10% +2.50% +6.95%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 0 28 £400 -5.88% 14
Bedfordshire 0 21 £325 +62.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 20 £325 -18.75% 8
Essex -20 13 £350 +27.27% 4
Norfolk -25 3 £557 +52.59% 1
Suffolk -3 2 £500 +3.63% 1
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.27%) Office 365
3 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (22.73%) Windows
4 17 (19.32%) SCCM
5 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
6 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
6 15 (17.05%) HTML
6 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (15.91%) VMware
8 13 (14.77%) Citrix
8 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (14.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 13 (14.77%) Skype for Business
9 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.64%) Degree
9 12 (13.64%) ITIL
9 12 (13.64%) Project Management
10 11 (12.50%) Symantec
10 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (11.36%) MCSE
11 10 (11.36%) SQL
11 10 (11.36%) VBScript
11 10 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (11.36%) SAN

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 13 (14.77%) Skype for Business
2 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (14.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (3.41%) InfoPath
7 2 (2.27%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.27%) Office 365
2 7 (7.95%) Google Analytics
3 5 (5.68%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.27%) Yammer
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.14%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) SAN
2 9 (10.23%) Skype
3 8 (9.09%) DHCP
3 8 (9.09%) DNS
4 6 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (6.82%) iSCSI
4 6 (6.82%) NAS
4 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
5 3 (3.41%) VPN
5 3 (3.41%) WebEx
6 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
1 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.14%) Ant
3 1 (1.14%) Gradle
3 1 (1.14%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JMeter
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (10.23%) Legal
2 6 (6.82%) Publishing
3 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (14.77%) Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.23%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Content Designer
5 7 (7.95%) Designer
5 7 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) SharePoint Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Storage Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) HTML
2 8 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.41%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.41%) HTML5
4 3 (3.41%) jQuery
5 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (2.27%) REST
5 2 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.14%) J2EE
6 1 (1.14%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.14%) JSP
6 1 (1.14%) Node.js
6 1 (1.14%) SOAP
6 1 (1.14%) Struts
6 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Replication
4 4 (4.55%) CESG
4 4 (4.55%) CMDB
4 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) NHS
4 4 (4.55%) User Experience
5 3 (3.41%) iPad
5 3 (3.41%) iPhone
6 2 (2.27%) Infotainment
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.27%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.82%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (13.64%) ITIL
3 12 (13.64%) Project Management
4 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
6 7 (7.95%) Analytics
7 6 (6.82%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.68%) Change Management
8 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum
8 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.55%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (4.55%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (4.55%) Presales
9 4 (4.55%) Runbook
9 4 (4.55%) SEO
9 4 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.36%) SQL
2 10 (11.36%) VBScript
3 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) C
5 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.64%) Degree
3 10 (11.36%) MCSE
4 7 (7.95%) MCSA
5 6 (6.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.27%) CCNA
8 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.27%) MCSD
8 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.14%) CCNP
9 1 (1.14%) CISM
9 1 (1.14%) CISSP
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.14%) MCITP
9 1 (1.14%) MCP
9 1 (1.14%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) PMO
2 4 (4.55%) GDPR
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.82%) Terminal Services
4 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.55%) BitLocker
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.55%) XenApp
5 4 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (19.32%) SCCM
2 10 (11.36%) NetBackup
2 10 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) SCOM
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) VMware
3 13 (14.77%) Citrix
4 11 (12.50%) Symantec
5 9 (10.23%) HP
6 7 (7.95%) Google
7 6 (6.82%) 3PAR
7 6 (6.82%) CommVault
7 6 (6.82%) Dell
7 6 (6.82%) EqualLogic
7 6 (6.82%) IBM
7 6 (6.82%) NetApp
7 6 (6.82%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.82%) Veritas
8 4 (4.55%) Altiris
8 4 (4.55%) BMC
8 4 (4.55%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.41%) Nintex
10 2 (2.27%) Adobe
10 2 (2.27%) Apple