Period
to 22 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 54 82
Rank change year-on-year -12 +28 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 32 120 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.19% 3.33% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.69% 22.47% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 81 54
Median daily rate £335 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.18% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £230 £243
90th Percentile £570 £606 £534
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.76% -50.75% +26.34%
10th Percentile £15.21 £14.05 £24.05
90th Percentile £23.00 £29.75 £44.95
England median hourly rate £31.25 £20.52 £19.82
% change year-on-year +52.29% +3.52% +13.27%

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 204 534 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.93% 14.80% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 359 476
Median daily rate £460 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £300
90th Percentile £697 £621 £588
England median daily rate £473 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £37.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -56.05% +1.46%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.50 £14.98
90th Percentile £34.75 £57.50 £44.45
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +34.21% +1.28% -1.26%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SharePoint as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in the East of England

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the East of England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the East of England.

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 6 months to 22 January 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £330 -17.50% 8
Hertfordshire +2 8 £570 +62.86% 7
Bedfordshire +6 7 £200 -58.33% 2
Essex 0 5 £570 +26.67% 2
Suffolk +18 2 £375 -33.04%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 17 (53.13%) Office 365
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Azure
3 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) SAP
3 8 (25.00%) Change Management
4 7 (21.88%) AWS
5 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) DHCP
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) LAN
7 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (12.50%) MCSE
7 4 (12.50%) DNS
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) SLA
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server

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 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP PM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP PP
2 2 (6.25%) SAP QM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.13%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Office 365
2 10 (31.25%) Azure
3 7 (21.88%) AWS
4 4 (12.50%) Power Platform
5 3 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (9.38%) OneDrive
6 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.25%) PowerApps
6 2 (6.25%) Route 53
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (3.13%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) ADSL
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) French Language
2 3 (9.38%) German Language
2 3 (9.38%) Italian Language
2 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
2 3 (9.38%) Spanish Language
3 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Identity Management Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
1 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) FMCG
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Presales
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCSE
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) NIST
3 1 (3.13%) NIST 800
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (9.38%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Ariba
3 3 (9.38%) Concur
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) CloudEndure
4 2 (6.25%) hybris
4 2 (6.25%) Veeam