The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 63 54
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1127 1585 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.64% 3.08% 3.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.47% 17.74% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 1052 1089
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 80
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.90 £45.00
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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7285 8933 9071
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.03% 17.38% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4719 5893 5552
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 188 352
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £40.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -5 496 £428 +6.87% 85
South East -19 282 £400 - 52
South West -23 86 £350 +6.06% 26
West Midlands +24 72 £350 -7.59% 29
East of England -15 62 £373 +6.81% 23
North West -28 43 £350 -9.09% 33
East Midlands -5 32 £375 +15.38% 9
Yorkshire -36 27 £325 -7.14% 12
North East -13 19 £275 -5.57% 17
Midlands +3 3 - -
SharePoint
UK

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 England region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 996 (40.67%) Microsoft
2 677 (27.64%) Office 365
3 555 (22.66%) Windows
4 526 (21.48%) Finance
5 494 (20.17%) SQL Server
6 420 (17.15%) .NET
6 420 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
7 412 (16.82%) SQL
7 412 (16.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 408 (16.66%) Microsoft Office
9 385 (15.72%) Migration
10 378 (15.43%) Security Cleared
11 346 (14.13%) Active Directory
12 341 (13.92%) C#
13 334 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 329 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
15 316 (12.90%) JavaScript
16 305 (12.45%) Project Management
17 301 (12.29%) CRM
18 282 (11.51%) HTML
19 267 (10.90%) SC Cleared
20 250 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
21 247 (10.09%) SharePoint 2010
21 247 (10.09%) Skype for Business
22 217 (8.86%) CSS
23 214 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM
24 213 (8.70%) ITIL
24 213 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
25 202 (8.25%) Microsoft Project
26 194 (7.92%) PowerShell

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 412 (16.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 247 (10.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 247 (10.09%) Skype for Business
3 142 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 133 (5.43%) IIS
5 113 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
5 113 (4.61%) SharePoint Server
6 83 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 78 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 68 (2.78%) CMS
9 34 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
10 25 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (0.94%) Confluence
12 19 (0.78%) MS Project Server
13 17 (0.69%) Apache
14 15 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 14 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
15 14 (0.57%) SAS
16 13 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 408 (16.66%) Microsoft Office
2 329 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 202 (8.25%) Microsoft Project
4 183 (7.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 129 (5.27%) MS Visio
6 33 (1.35%) InfoPath
7 28 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.082%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.082%) Maya
11 1 (0.041%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.041%) InDesign
11 1 (0.041%) InVision
11 1 (0.041%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 214 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.20%) Unica
8 4 (0.16%) Primavera
8 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.12%) Changepoint
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.12%) Staffware
9 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.082%) Scribe Insight
10 2 (0.082%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 677 (27.64%) Office 365
2 334 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (4.25%) OneDrive
4 89 (3.63%) Yammer
5 74 (3.02%) IaaS
6 48 (1.96%) PaaS
7 35 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (1.43%) SaaS
8 27 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.29%) Google Drive
11 5 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.12%) G Suite
13 3 (0.12%) GitHub
13 3 (0.12%) Slack
13 3 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 177 (7.23%) Skype
2 155 (6.33%) Intranet
3 115 (4.70%) DNS
4 79 (3.23%) Internet
5 69 (2.82%) DHCP
6 63 (2.57%) Firewall
7 60 (2.45%) WAN
8 52 (2.12%) LAN
9 46 (1.88%) VPN
10 45 (1.84%) Extranet
11 37 (1.51%) SAN
12 27 (1.10%) LDAP
13 23 (0.94%) TCP/IP
14 20 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
15 19 (0.78%) HTTP
16 18 (0.73%) MPLS
17 16 (0.65%) Network Security
17 16 (0.65%) VoIP
18 15 (0.61%) WebEx
19 13 (0.53%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 147 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 129 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 66 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (1.96%) Power BI
9 42 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 24 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (0.86%) EDRMS
13 19 (0.78%) Big Data
13 19 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (0.73%) Hadoop
14 18 (0.73%) MySQL
15 17 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 142 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (4.74%) JIRA
3 115 (4.70%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.98%) MSTest
5 24 (0.98%) Selenium
6 23 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (0.53%) HP UFT
9 13 (0.53%) NUnit
9 13 (0.53%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.33%) Axure RP
10 8 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.33%) webpack
11 7 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (0.24%) Hudson
12 6 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 526 (21.48%) Finance
2 114 (4.65%) Advertising
3 112 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 98 (4.00%) Retail
5 95 (3.88%) Banking
6 81 (3.31%) Legal
7 62 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 52 (2.12%) Marketing
9 34 (1.39%) Publishing
10 27 (1.10%) Electronics
11 20 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.82%) Law
12 15 (0.61%) Back Office
13 14 (0.57%) Local Government
14 13 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.41%) Automotive
16 9 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.37%) Front Office
17 8 (0.33%) French Language
18 7 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 599 (24.46%) Developer
2 366 (14.94%) Analyst
3 335 (13.68%) SharePoint Developer
4 226 (9.23%) Architect
5 193 (7.88%) Consultant
6 161 (6.57%) Administrator
7 147 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 118 (4.82%) Business Analyst
9 106 (4.33%) SharePoint Administrator
10 87 (3.55%) .NET Developer
10 87 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
11 75 (3.06%) SharePoint Consultant
12 68 (2.78%) Coordinator
13 62 (2.53%) SharePoint Analyst
14 59 (2.41%) Support Engineer
15 51 (2.08%) Support Analyst
16 50 (2.04%) Office 365 Architect
17 49 (2.00%) Microsoft Developer
17 49 (2.00%) Technical Architect
18 48 (1.96%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (17.15%) .NET
2 282 (11.51%) HTML
3 217 (8.86%) CSS
4 164 (6.70%) jQuery
5 141 (5.76%) ASP.NET
6 138 (5.63%) Web Services
7 108 (4.41%) XML
8 102 (4.16%) WCF
9 95 (3.88%) AngularJS
10 83 (3.39%) HTML5
11 55 (2.25%) .NET Framework
12 51 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (1.92%) CSS3
14 46 (1.88%) COM
15 44 (1.80%) REST
16 42 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (1.35%) Ajax
18 32 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
19 26 (1.06%) SOAP
20 23 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 153 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 67 (2.74%) User Experience
4 65 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 42 (1.71%) e-Learning
6 32 (1.31%) PKI
7 30 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 30 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 27 (1.10%) Taxonomies
9 22 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 21 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 17 (0.69%) Clustering
12 15 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (0.53%) PMI
14 12 (0.49%) iPad
15 11 (0.45%) Driving Licence
15 11 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 555 (22.66%) Windows
2 177 (7.23%) Windows Server
3 117 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 107 (4.37%) Windows 10
6 103 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 99 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 71 (2.90%) Linux
9 37 (1.51%) Unix
10 33 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 29 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 28 (1.14%) Android
13 21 (0.86%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.24%) CentOS
17 5 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.16%) Solaris
19 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (15.72%) Migration
3 305 (12.45%) Project Management
4 301 (12.29%) CRM
5 250 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
6 213 (8.70%) ITIL
6 213 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 180 (7.35%) Workflow
8 162 (6.61%) PRINCE2
9 157 (6.41%) Scrum
10 132 (5.39%) Change Management
11 124 (5.06%) MVC
12 113 (4.61%) Document Management
13 108 (4.41%) Business Analysis
14 103 (4.21%) ERP
14 103 (4.21%) Programme Management
15 86 (3.51%) TDD
16 81 (3.31%) Project Planning
17 77 (3.14%) Change Control
18 75 (3.06%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 412 (16.82%) SQL
2 341 (13.92%) C#
3 316 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 194 (7.92%) PowerShell
5 63 (2.57%) T-SQL
6 54 (2.20%) VB
7 42 (1.71%) VBA
8 41 (1.67%) Java
9 40 (1.63%) C
10 35 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 22 (0.90%) PHP
12 16 (0.65%) F#
13 13 (0.53%) VBScript
14 12 (0.49%) C++
14 12 (0.49%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.41%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.37%) Python
18 8 (0.33%) Perl
18 8 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 378 (15.43%) Security Cleared
2 267 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 129 (5.27%) Degree
4 117 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.96%) MCSE
7 24 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 23 (0.94%) ISEB
9 21 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 21 (0.86%) PMP
10 20 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (0.73%) MCITP
11 18 (0.73%) MCSA
12 16 (0.65%) MCP
13 15 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.49%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.45%) CISSP
17 10 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 8 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (6.98%) PMO
2 47 (1.92%) SLA
3 45 (1.84%) QA
4 27 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.29%) COBIT
7 7 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.24%) P3O
8 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.16%) COSO
9 4 (0.16%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.16%) GDPR
9 4 (0.16%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.082%) IFRS
10 2 (0.082%) PMBOK
System Software
1 346 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 94 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 26 (1.06%) VMware ESX
6 23 (0.94%) XenApp
7 20 (0.82%) vSphere
8 18 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.49%) BitLocker
11 12 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.33%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.33%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 81 (3.31%) SCCM
2 33 (1.35%) SCOM
3 27 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 13 (0.53%) Puppet
6 11 (0.45%) Ansible
6 11 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.29%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (0.29%) WSUS
10 6 (0.24%) Netcool
10 6 (0.24%) Unicenter
10 6 (0.24%) vRealize
11 5 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.20%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 996 (40.67%) Microsoft
2 148 (6.04%) VMware
3 141 (5.76%) SAP
4 120 (4.90%) Oracle
5 81 (3.31%) Citrix
6 80 (3.27%) HP
7 59 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 47 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 42 (1.71%) Cisco
10 38 (1.55%) Nintex
11 37 (1.51%) Remedy
12 30 (1.22%) Infor
13 25 (1.02%) Avaya
13 25 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.86%) Apple
14 21 (0.86%) Google
15 20 (0.82%) Adobe
15 20 (0.82%) Epicor
15 20 (0.82%) Tableau
16 16 (0.65%) NetApp
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
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Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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Brentwood, Essex
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London
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West Midlands
Experis Ltd
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City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Tipton, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
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West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £490 - £500 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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Staffordshire
X4 Group
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
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Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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North East
LA International
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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