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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 61 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 -29  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 61 73 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.63% 2.86% 5.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.59% 16.90% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 95
Median daily rate £445 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £198 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
Median hourly rate £18.96 £19.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.76% -51.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +19.51% -  

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 449 432 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.35% 16.92% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 266 380
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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 22 June 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
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 22 June 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
Hertfordshire +7 24 £450 +5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 21 £469 +29.31% 2
Essex -27 8 £406 +16.90% 3
Suffolk +7 5 £298 -37.86% 2
Bedfordshire -19 3 £438 +56.25% 3
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.00%) Windows
3 47 (33.57%) Office 365
4 32 (22.86%) CRM
5 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (20.00%) .NET
7 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
7 27 (19.29%) Skype for Business
8 26 (18.57%) Microsoft Office
8 26 (18.57%) SQL
9 25 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Excel
11 22 (15.71%) C#
11 22 (15.71%) HTML
11 22 (15.71%) JavaScript
11 22 (15.71%) Migration
12 21 (15.00%) VMware
12 21 (15.00%) CSS
12 21 (15.00%) Windows 7
13 20 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 20 (14.29%) Finance
14 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (13.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 19 (13.57%) Dynamics CRM
14 19 (13.57%) MS Exchange
15 18 (12.86%) DNS
15 18 (12.86%) ITIL
15 18 (12.86%) Project Management
15 18 (12.86%) Skype

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 27 (19.29%) Skype for Business
2 25 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (13.57%) MS Exchange
4 17 (12.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (7.86%) IIS
6 10 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (6.43%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (4.29%) CMS
10 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.86%) MS Project Server
11 3 (2.14%) Alfresco
11 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (2.14%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.43%) Documentum
13 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (18.57%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (13.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (6.43%) MS Visio
6 8 (5.71%) AutoCAD
7 5 (3.57%) InfoPath
8 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.86%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (2.86%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (2.86%) Unica
4 2 (1.43%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.71%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (33.57%) Office 365
2 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (12.86%) OneDrive
4 16 (11.43%) Yammer
5 4 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.14%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.71%) GitHub
7 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) DNS
1 18 (12.86%) Skype
2 6 (4.29%) DHCP
3 4 (2.86%) WebEx
4 3 (2.14%) PBX
4 3 (2.14%) VoIP
5 2 (1.43%) Firewall
5 2 (1.43%) Intranet
5 2 (1.43%) SAN
5 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.71%) ISDN
6 1 (0.71%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.71%) SMTP
6 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.71%) VLAN
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.14%) QlikView
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.29%) MorphX
3 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.14%) Subversion
5 2 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.71%) JBehave
6 1 (0.71%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.71%) Spock
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Retail
3 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.57%) Automotive
6 3 (2.14%) Games
7 2 (1.43%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (17.14%) Consultant
2 23 (16.43%) Developer
3 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.29%) Architect
5 12 (8.57%) SharePoint Consultant
6 11 (7.86%) IT Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) CRM Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) Facilities Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Administrator
11 6 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 6 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.57%) IT Manager
12 5 (3.57%) SharePoint Project Manager
12 5 (3.57%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.00%) .NET
2 22 (15.71%) HTML
3 21 (15.00%) CSS
4 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.14%) XML
6 9 (6.43%) jQuery
7 8 (5.71%) JSON
8 7 (5.00%) COM
8 7 (5.00%) RESTful
9 5 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.86%) CAML
10 4 (2.86%) WCF
10 4 (2.86%) Web Services
10 4 (2.86%) XSL
11 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 2 (1.43%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.86%) CESG
2 4 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 4 (2.86%) HTC Vive
2 4 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (2.86%) User Experience
3 3 (2.14%) e-Learning
3 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.14%) iPad
3 3 (2.14%) iPhone
3 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.14%) Video Editing
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.71%) Blog
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.00%) Windows
2 21 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.29%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.57%) Linux
8 4 (2.86%) Unix
9 3 (2.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.86%) CRM
2 22 (15.71%) Migration
3 20 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.86%) ITIL
5 18 (12.86%) Project Management
6 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.57%) Workflow
8 9 (6.43%) Document Management
8 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.00%) Case Management
9 7 (5.00%) Change Management
9 7 (5.00%) Data Management
10 6 (4.29%) Content Management
10 6 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.29%) ITSM
10 6 (4.29%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.57%) Analytics
11 5 (3.57%) MVC
12 4 (2.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) SQL
2 22 (15.71%) C#
2 22 (15.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.57%) Java
4 5 (3.57%) X++
5 4 (2.86%) PHP
5 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.86%) VBScript
6 2 (1.43%) C
6 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.14%) Degree
3 6 (4.29%) MCSE
4 5 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) CISA
5 3 (2.14%) CISM
5 3 (2.14%) CISSP
5 3 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) MCITP
6 2 (1.43%) MCPD
6 2 (1.43%) MCSD
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PMP
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ISEB
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) PMO
2 4 (2.86%) QA
3 3 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) GMP
4 1 (0.71%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 12 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.43%) XenApp
5 7 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.86%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) SCCM
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.71%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Nessus
4 1 (0.71%) Nmap
4 1 (0.71%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.00%) VMware
3 11 (7.86%) Avaya
4 10 (7.14%) Epicor
4 10 (7.14%) SAP
5 9 (6.43%) Citrix
5 9 (6.43%) Oracle
6 8 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (5.00%) Infor
8 5 (3.57%) Apple
9 4 (2.86%) Adobe
9 4 (2.86%) Altiris
9 4 (2.86%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.86%) Planview
9 4 (2.86%) Symantec
10 3 (2.14%) AppSense
10 3 (2.14%) BMC
10 3 (2.14%) Lotus
10 3 (2.14%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.43%) Autodesk
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday