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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 50 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 62 74 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.94% 2.88% 4.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.08% 17.75% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 85
Median daily rate £373 £349 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -12.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £21.48 £34.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.82% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +86.44% -41.00%  

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 363 417 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.20% 16.21% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 235 351
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Cambridgeshire +12 22 £454 +21.00% 4
Essex -9 16 £265 -24.01% 1
Hertfordshire +4 13 £450 -7.69% 14
Bedfordshire +3 5 £200 -31.62% 3
Suffolk +6 4 £500 +9.58% 1
Norfolk -10 3 £286 -6.91%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 57 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 56 (40.88%) Windows
3 43 (31.39%) CRM
4 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (28.47%) Office 365
6 33 (24.09%) SQL
6 33 (24.09%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (24.09%) Finance
7 28 (20.44%) DNS
8 27 (19.71%) ITIL
8 27 (19.71%) Windows 7
9 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Excel
10 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (17.52%) Skype for Business
11 23 (16.79%) VMware
11 23 (16.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 22 (16.06%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (15.33%) IIS
13 21 (15.33%) VMware ESX
13 21 (15.33%) Migration
13 21 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (14.60%) Virtual Desktop
14 20 (14.60%) Dynamics CRM
14 20 (14.60%) Avaya
14 20 (14.60%) Epicor
15 18 (13.14%) Project Management
16 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
17 16 (11.68%) .NET
17 16 (11.68%) C#
17 16 (11.68%) HTML

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 33 (24.09%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (17.52%) Skype for Business
3 21 (15.33%) IIS
4 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
5 11 (8.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (8.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.65%) CMS
7 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.92%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.19%) Alfresco
9 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.19%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.46%) Documentum
11 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (16.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (16.06%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (7.30%) MS Visio
6 9 (6.57%) AutoCAD
7 5 (3.65%) InfoPath
8 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.73%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.65%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.65%) Unica
3 4 (2.92%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (1.46%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.46%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.73%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.73%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (28.47%) Office 365
3 15 (10.95%) Yammer
4 11 (8.03%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.92%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.92%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.46%) GitHub
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.44%) DNS
2 11 (8.03%) Skype
3 6 (4.38%) DHCP
4 4 (2.92%) WebEx
5 3 (2.19%) LAN
5 3 (2.19%) PBX
5 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.19%) VoIP
5 3 (2.19%) WAN
6 2 (1.46%) Firewall
6 2 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.46%) SMTP
6 2 (1.46%) VPN
7 1 (0.73%) Internet
7 1 (0.73%) Intranet
7 1 (0.73%) ISDN
7 1 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.73%) JBehave
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) JUnit
2 1 (0.73%) MorphX
2 1 (0.73%) Spock
2 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) Xcode
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Retail
3 10 (7.30%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.65%) Automotive
5 4 (2.92%) Legal
6 3 (2.19%) Games
6 3 (2.19%) Marketing
7 2 (1.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Advertising
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Front Office
8 1 (0.73%) Law
8 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.73%) Publishing
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (15.33%) Consultant
2 18 (13.14%) Developer
3 14 (10.22%) Analyst
4 12 (8.76%) IT Engineer
5 11 (8.03%) SharePoint Consultant
6 10 (7.30%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.84%) Facilities Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Administrator
8 7 (5.11%) Architect
8 7 (5.11%) CRM Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (3.65%) IT Support
10 5 (3.65%) Office 365 Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Project Analyst
11 4 (2.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Azure Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.68%) .NET
1 16 (11.68%) CSS
1 16 (11.68%) HTML
2 10 (7.30%) COM
3 8 (5.84%) XML
4 6 (4.38%) JSON
5 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.65%) jQuery
6 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.46%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.46%) OAuth
8 2 (1.46%) XSLT
9 1 (0.73%) Cocoa
9 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.73%) Web Services
9 1 (0.73%) WF
9 1 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.65%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.65%) e-Learning
2 5 (3.65%) Video Editing
3 4 (2.92%) HTC Vive
3 4 (2.92%) iPhone
3 4 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.19%) iPad
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.46%) PMI
5 2 (1.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.73%) Animation
6 1 (0.73%) Blog
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.88%) Windows
2 27 (19.71%) Windows 7
3 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.57%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.65%) Linux
7 5 (3.65%) Unix
8 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.73%) Android
10 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) CRM
2 27 (19.71%) ITIL
3 21 (15.33%) Migration
4 18 (13.14%) Project Management
5 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.76%) Document Management
9 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
10 10 (7.30%) Case Management
10 10 (7.30%) Data Management
11 8 (5.84%) ITSM
12 7 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.11%) Change Management
12 7 (5.11%) Workflow
13 6 (4.38%) Analytics
13 6 (4.38%) MVC
14 5 (3.65%) Content Management
14 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce
14 5 (3.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.09%) SQL
2 16 (11.68%) C#
3 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.38%) Java
6 5 (3.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.73%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.73%) C
8 1 (0.73%) C++
8 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.11%) MCSE
4 5 (3.65%) CISM
4 5 (3.65%) CISSP
5 4 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.92%) CISA
5 4 (2.92%) MCITP
6 3 (2.19%) MCSA
6 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.73%) CBAP
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) ISEB
8 1 (0.73%) PMP
8 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) PMO
2 5 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.65%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (15.33%) VMware ESX
1 21 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.73%) Nessus
3 1 (0.73%) Nmap
3 1 (0.73%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.73%) SCOM
3 1 (0.73%) SCSM
Vendors
1 57 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.79%) VMware
3 20 (14.60%) Avaya
3 20 (14.60%) Epicor
4 13 (9.49%) SAP
5 11 (8.03%) Oracle
6 10 (7.30%) Infor
6 10 (7.30%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.38%) Planview
8 5 (3.65%) Adobe
8 5 (3.65%) Apple
9 4 (2.92%) Lotus
10 3 (2.19%) BMC
10 3 (2.19%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.46%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.46%) Citrix
11 2 (1.46%) Dell
11 2 (1.46%) HP
11 2 (1.46%) Nintex
12 1 (0.73%) OpenLink
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