Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 16 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 47 41
Rank change year-on-year -31 -6 +15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 26 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.99% 3.67% 4.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.61% 22.00% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 31
Essex median daily rate £320 £348 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.91% +15.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £179 £225 £200
90th Percentile £488 £388 £403
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Essex median hourly rate £23.75 £39.00 £41.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.10% -5.80% +65.60%
10th Percentile £21.98 £19.95 £16.48
90th Percentile £25.13 £40.70 £41.88
East of England median hourly rate £21.23 £19.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.87% -31.58% +34.12%

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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 302 150 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 34.67% 16.70% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 81 162
Essex median daily rate £498 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.14% -1.75% -1.72%
10th Percentile £278 £210 £191
90th Percentile £588 £480 £475
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +9.38% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Essex median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £37.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -5.56% +23.53%
10th Percentile £15.63 £17.95 £13.05
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.90 £48.45
East of England median hourly rate £21.25 £21.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year - -32.00% +45.35%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Essex over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Essex

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 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
Brentwood +1 9 £320 - 1
Colchester +4 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
SharePoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Essex region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) Automotive
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
4 8 (30.77%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (30.77%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) REST
5 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
5 7 (26.92%) JAX-RS
5 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
5 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
5 7 (26.92%) Maven
5 7 (26.92%) Ajax
5 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
5 7 (26.92%) Java EE
5 7 (26.92%) JIRA
5 7 (26.92%) Load Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
1 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (15.38%) InfoPath
6 3 (11.54%) AutoCAD
6 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
7 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (3.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Yammer
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) WebEx
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) ISDN
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
2 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Ant
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
1 7 (26.92%) Maven
1 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
2 5 (19.23%) Gradle
2 5 (19.23%) JMeter
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) LoadUI
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Automotive
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) IT Support
2 5 (19.23%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Facilities Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Support Officer
6 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) CSS
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) Ajax
3 7 (26.92%) HTML5
3 7 (26.92%) Java EE
3 7 (26.92%) JAXB
3 7 (26.92%) JAX-RS
3 7 (26.92%) JAX-WS
3 7 (26.92%) JPA
3 7 (26.92%) Middleware
3 7 (26.92%) REST
3 7 (26.92%) SOAP
3 7 (26.92%) Struts
3 7 (26.92%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) JSF
4 5 (19.23%) JSP
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 4 (15.38%) HTC Vive
1 4 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
2 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Code Coverage
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (26.92%) Load Testing
2 7 (26.92%) OO
2 7 (26.92%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) TDD
2 7 (26.92%) UML
3 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Hardware Maintenance
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Groovy
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) MCPD
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) CA Agile Central
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) CA
4 4 (15.38%) Apple
5 3 (11.54%) BMC
5 3 (11.54%) MobileIron
6 2 (7.69%) Autodesk
6 2 (7.69%) Infor
6 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Adobe