Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 58 35
Rank change year-on-year -23 -23 +13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 129 149 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.74% 2.92% 4.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.71% 18.17% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 98 198
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £163
90th Percentile £525 £495 £538
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
East of England median hourly rate £23.75 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% -31.58% +34.12%
10th Percentile £16.62 £15.48 £22.00
90th Percentile £35.52 £39.70 £45.40
England median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +9.09% +10.00%

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 877 820 1245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.60% 16.08% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 487 731
East of England median daily rate £443 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £208 £188
90th Percentile £575 £575 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £397
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.19% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 81
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -32.20% +37.21%
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £39.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -1 46 £425 +4.62% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 36 £454 +25.17% 5
Essex -30 28 £320 -7.91% 2
Bedfordshire -3 11 £350 +3.70% 2
Suffolk +4 9 £317 -32.48%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
2 43 (33.33%) Office 365
3 37 (28.68%) Windows
4 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
5 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
6 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Office
7 27 (20.93%) Skype for Business
8 26 (20.16%) .NET
8 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
9 25 (19.38%) HTML
9 25 (19.38%) Skype
10 24 (18.60%) CSS
11 21 (16.28%) Project Management
11 21 (16.28%) MS Exchange
12 20 (15.50%) OneDrive
13 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (14.73%) SQL
13 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (13.95%) Migration
14 18 (13.95%) C#
14 18 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (13.18%) Finance
16 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (12.40%) VMware
17 15 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 15 (11.63%) XML
17 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
17 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
18 14 (10.85%) ITIL
18 14 (10.85%) Linux

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 (20.93%) Skype for Business
2 21 (16.28%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (8.53%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (8.53%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (5.43%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.10%) CMS
8 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.33%) IIS
9 2 (1.55%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.55%) SAS
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (5.43%) MS Visio
6 4 (3.10%) InfoPath
7 3 (2.33%) AutoCAD
8 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.55%) Changepoint
3 2 (1.55%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.78%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 43 (33.33%) Office 365
2 20 (15.50%) OneDrive
3 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (9.30%) Yammer
5 3 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.78%) G Suite
7 1 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) Skype
2 9 (6.98%) DNS
3 8 (6.20%) DHCP
4 5 (3.88%) WebEx
5 3 (2.33%) Intranet
5 3 (2.33%) PBX
5 3 (2.33%) SAN
5 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.33%) VoIP
6 2 (1.55%) Firewall
7 1 (0.78%) Extranet
7 1 (0.78%) ISDN
7 1 (0.78%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.78%) VLAN
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.43%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.33%) QlikView
5 2 (1.55%) Power BI
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.98%) JIRA
2 9 (6.98%) MorphX
3 7 (5.43%) Ant
3 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.43%) Maven
3 7 (5.43%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.88%) Gradle
5 5 (3.88%) JMeter
5 5 (3.88%) JUnit
5 5 (3.88%) Subversion
6 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.55%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.78%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Automotive
3 7 (5.43%) Retail
4 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.33%) Games
6 3 (2.33%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Military
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.16%) Developer
2 22 (17.05%) Consultant
3 13 (10.08%) Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.75%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.20%) Administrator
5 8 (6.20%) Architect
6 6 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (3.88%) CRM Developer
7 5 (3.88%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.88%) IT Support
7 5 (3.88%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.88%) SharePoint Administrator
7 5 (3.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (3.10%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (3.10%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.16%) .NET
2 25 (19.38%) HTML
3 24 (18.60%) CSS
4 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 15 (11.63%) XML
5 13 (10.08%) AngularJS
5 13 (10.08%) jQuery
6 11 (8.53%) Web Services
7 9 (6.98%) RESTful
8 8 (6.20%) Ajax
8 8 (6.20%) HTML5
8 8 (6.20%) REST
9 7 (5.43%) Java EE
9 7 (5.43%) JAXB
9 7 (5.43%) JAX-RS
9 7 (5.43%) JAX-WS
9 7 (5.43%) JPA
9 7 (5.43%) Middleware
9 7 (5.43%) SOAP
9 7 (5.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) User Experience
2 7 (5.43%) CESG
3 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.88%) iPad
5 4 (3.10%) HTC Vive
5 4 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) iPhone
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) PMI
7 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) Linux
3 13 (10.08%) Windows 7
4 12 (9.30%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.20%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.88%) Unix
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.55%) SUSE
9 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) Android
10 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.28%) Project Management
2 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (13.95%) Migration
4 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.85%) ITIL
6 12 (9.30%) CRM
6 12 (9.30%) Workflow
7 10 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.20%) Change Management
8 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.43%) Code Coverage
9 7 (5.43%) ERP
9 7 (5.43%) Load Testing
9 7 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (5.43%) SDLC
9 7 (5.43%) TDD
9 7 (5.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
2 19 (14.73%) SQL
3 18 (13.95%) C#
4 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.20%) X++
6 7 (5.43%) VBScript
7 4 (3.10%) C
7 4 (3.10%) Java
7 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.55%) Groovy
8 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.88%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.10%) MCSE
3 4 (3.10%) PMP
4 3 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) MCPD
5 2 (1.55%) MCSD
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) HNC
6 1 (0.78%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) PMO
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) GLP
3 1 (0.78%) GMP
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) P3O
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.30%) XenApp
3 10 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.75%) XenDesktop
4 8 (6.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (5.43%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) SCCM
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (5.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.78%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.40%) VMware
3 12 (9.30%) Citrix
3 12 (9.30%) Oracle
4 8 (6.20%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (6.20%) SAP
5 7 (5.43%) Altiris
5 7 (5.43%) CA
5 7 (5.43%) LANDesk
5 7 (5.43%) Symantec
6 6 (4.65%) AppSense
7 5 (3.88%) Apple
8 4 (3.10%) Planview
9 3 (2.33%) BMC
9 3 (2.33%) iManage
9 3 (2.33%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.33%) Nintex
9 3 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco
10 2 (1.55%) JD Edwards