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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 43 37 32
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 17 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.14% 3.74% 4.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.28% 17.71% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 10
Median daily rate £265 £348 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.74% +34.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £338 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.37% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 £95.25 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.80% +237.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.83%  

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 128 96 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.14% 21.15% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 47 57
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +72.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Basildon - 2 £135 -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (82.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (44.83%) Data Management
4 13 (44.83%) Skype for Business
5 12 (41.38%) Office 365
5 12 (41.38%) Infor
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (41.38%) Document Management
5 12 (41.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (41.38%) Retail
5 12 (41.38%) CRM
5 12 (41.38%) Oracle
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) SAP
5 12 (41.38%) COM
5 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (41.38%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (41.38%) Yammer
5 12 (41.38%) Case Management
6 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
7 9 (31.03%) MS Project
7 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
8 8 (27.59%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) MS Visio

SharePoint
Top Related 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 13 (44.83%) Skype for Business
2 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (82.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (48.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (31.03%) MS Project
4 8 (27.59%) AutoCAD
4 8 (27.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (17.24%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) InfoPath
7 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (20.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (20.69%) Unica
3 2 (6.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (41.38%) Office 365
1 12 (41.38%) Yammer
2 5 (17.24%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) WebEx
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) ISDN
3 1 (3.45%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Xcode
General
1 12 (41.38%) Retail
2 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (13.79%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) IT Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Facilities Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) CRM Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support
5 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Project Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) COM
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) JSON
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) Cocoa
4 2 (6.90%) Core Animation
4 2 (6.90%) Core Data
4 2 (6.90%) iOS SDK
4 2 (6.90%) iPhone SDK
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) iPhone
3 4 (13.79%) HTC Vive
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (10.34%) iPad
4 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.90%) Animation
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.45%) CMDB
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Data Management
2 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) Case Management
2 12 (41.38%) CRM
2 12 (41.38%) Document Management
3 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) B2C
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) IT Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 2 (6.90%) CAD
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.90%) OOD
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Apple Swift
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) CISA
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
2 4 (13.79%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Infor
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (41.38%) SAP
3 6 (20.69%) Adobe
4 4 (13.79%) Apple
5 3 (10.34%) BMC
5 3 (10.34%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.90%) Autodesk