The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 24 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 4.82% 1.54% 9.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 25.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £475 £270 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.92% -34.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £270 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +2.62% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year +83.33% -41.63%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 13 4 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 15.66% 6.15% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Median daily rate £550 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.70% -32.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Senior SharePoint Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Architect
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft