The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank - 18 25
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 3.23% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 15.79% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £214 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +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 Halifax with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 13 19 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 17.33% 20.43% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 17
Median daily rate £405 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Halifax

SharePoint
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) QA