Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 64 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22 +25
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 157 145 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 2.97% 4.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.79% 18.17% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 86 182
East of England median daily rate £394 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £221 £217 £163
90th Percentile £502 £495 £700
England median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
East of England median hourly rate £27.27 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.29% +31.58% +35.71%
10th Percentile £15.69 £16.65 £16.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.10 £45.40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £21.69
% change year-on-year -21.57% +17.57% +18.85%

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 935 798 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.42% 16.35% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 475 647
East of England median daily rate £438 £407 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.49% +13.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £180
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 77
East of England median hourly rate £33.02 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.05% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.05 £11.50
90th Percentile £45.33 £40.45 £46.75
England median hourly rate £20.96 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% +5.26% +8.57%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +22 74 £425 - 7
Cambridgeshire +6 41 £391 -2.19% 2
Essex -34 21 £320 +6.67% 1
Bedfordshire -13 13 £358 -16.86% 1
Suffolk +2 8 £298 -35.51%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 71 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 52 (33.12%) Office 365
3 44 (28.03%) Windows
4 42 (26.75%) SQL Server
5 39 (24.84%) Microsoft Office
6 38 (24.20%) Skype for Business
7 36 (22.93%) MS Exchange
8 35 (22.29%) Active Directory
9 33 (21.02%) Skype
10 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
11 31 (19.75%) .NET
11 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
12 29 (18.47%) VMware
13 28 (17.83%) HTML
13 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Excel
14 27 (17.20%) CSS
15 24 (15.29%) SQL
16 23 (14.65%) Citrix
16 23 (14.65%) OneDrive
17 22 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (13.38%) Project Management
19 20 (12.74%) Windows 7
19 20 (12.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 19 (12.10%) Symantec
20 19 (12.10%) VBScript
20 19 (12.10%) C#
21 18 (11.46%) ASP.NET
21 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
21 18 (11.46%) Finance

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 38 (24.20%) Skype for Business
2 36 (22.93%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (5.10%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.10%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.91%) CMS
7 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.91%) IIS
8 2 (1.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.64%) Confluence
9 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (24.84%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (12.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (33.12%) Office 365
2 23 (14.65%) OneDrive
3 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.73%) Yammer
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) G Suite
5 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.02%) Skype
2 11 (7.01%) SAN
3 9 (5.73%) DHCP
3 9 (5.73%) DNS
4 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.18%) iSCSI
5 5 (3.18%) LAN
5 5 (3.18%) NAS
5 5 (3.18%) WAN
6 4 (2.55%) Firewall
6 4 (2.55%) WebEx
7 3 (1.91%) Intranet
7 3 (1.91%) Wireless
8 2 (1.27%) IPsec
8 2 (1.27%) SSL
9 1 (0.64%) Extranet
9 1 (0.64%) LDAP
9 1 (0.64%) VPN
9 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.10%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.91%) QlikView
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Power BI
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (8.92%) JIRA
2 12 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.73%) MorphX
4 8 (5.10%) Ant
4 8 (5.10%) Maven
4 8 (5.10%) SoapUI
4 8 (5.10%) Subversion
5 7 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.18%) Gradle
6 5 (3.18%) JMeter
6 5 (3.18%) JUnit
7 3 (1.91%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.64%) MSTest
9 1 (0.64%) Selenium
9 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (11.46%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Automotive
3 8 (5.10%) Law
4 3 (1.91%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.27%) Publishing
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (19.75%) Developer
2 25 (15.92%) Consultant
3 24 (15.29%) Analyst
4 12 (7.64%) .NET Developer
4 12 (7.64%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.37%) Administrator
6 9 (5.73%) Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.82%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.82%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Server Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.82%) SharePoint Project Manager
9 5 (3.18%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 5 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.75%) .NET
2 28 (17.83%) HTML
3 27 (17.20%) CSS
4 18 (11.46%) ASP.NET
5 17 (10.83%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.83%) jQuery
6 15 (9.55%) XML
7 13 (8.28%) Web Services
8 11 (7.01%) RESTful
9 10 (6.37%) HTML5
10 9 (5.73%) Ajax
10 9 (5.73%) REST
11 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (5.10%) Java EE
11 8 (5.10%) JAX-RS
11 8 (5.10%) JAX-WS
11 8 (5.10%) JPA
11 8 (5.10%) Middleware
11 8 (5.10%) SOAP
11 8 (5.10%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) CESG
1 14 (8.92%) User Experience
2 9 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.18%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.18%) Clustering
3 5 (3.18%) Replication
4 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.91%) HP Storage
5 3 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.91%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) CMDB
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
6 2 (1.27%) PMI
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.03%) Windows
2 20 (12.74%) Windows 7
3 12 (7.64%) Linux
4 9 (5.73%) Windows 10
4 9 (5.73%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.18%) Unix
8 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.64%) Android
10 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.38%) Project Management
2 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (9.55%) Disk Encryption
3 15 (9.55%) ITIL
4 14 (8.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 13 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.64%) Information Security
7 11 (7.01%) Migration
7 11 (7.01%) Workflow
8 10 (6.37%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (6.37%) Presales
9 9 (5.73%) OO
9 9 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.73%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.73%) Web Development
10 8 (5.10%) CRM
10 8 (5.10%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (5.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
3 24 (15.29%) SQL
4 19 (12.10%) C#
4 19 (12.10%) VBScript
5 8 (5.10%) X++
6 4 (2.55%) C
6 4 (2.55%) Java
6 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.91%) Groovy
7 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) Python
9 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.10%) MCSE
5 5 (3.18%) Degree
5 5 (3.18%) MCSA
6 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.91%) PMP
8 2 (1.27%) CISSP
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.27%) MCPD
8 2 (1.27%) MCSD
8 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) PMO
2 9 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.55%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.27%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (1.27%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.64%) GLP
5 1 (0.64%) GMP
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (22.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.83%) XenApp
3 17 (10.83%) XenDesktop
4 15 (9.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (8.92%) BitLocker
6 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
1 18 (11.46%) SCCM
2 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (8.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (4.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.18%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.18%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.55%) SCOM
7 1 (0.64%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.47%) VMware
3 23 (14.65%) Citrix
4 19 (12.10%) Symantec
5 14 (8.92%) Altiris
5 14 (8.92%) LANDesk
6 12 (7.64%) AppSense
6 12 (7.64%) HP
6 12 (7.64%) Oracle
7 11 (7.01%) CA
8 8 (5.10%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (5.10%) SAP
9 7 (4.46%) McAfee
10 6 (3.82%) Dell
11 5 (3.18%) Cisco
11 5 (3.18%) CommVault
11 5 (3.18%) EqualLogic
11 5 (3.18%) IBM
11 5 (3.18%) NetApp
11 5 (3.18%) Veritas