The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 June 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 42 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 24 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.80% 2.54% 4.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.24% 14.66% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 21
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +19.51% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 113 116 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.88% 17.37% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 78
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -38.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £29.20 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Watford -2 6 £225 +25.00%
Rickmansworth - 4 £288 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 2 £450 +5.88%
Hatfield - 2 £488 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +6 1 £425 -
Stevenage - 1 £650 - 1
SharePoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) Office 365
3 9 (25.71%) Skype
3 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
4 8 (22.86%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) CRM
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 8 (22.86%) OneDrive
5 7 (20.00%) RESTful
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (11.43%) BitLocker

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
1 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) OneDrive
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Skype
2 3 (8.57%) PBX
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Team Leader
3 4 (11.43%) CRM Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Lead .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.00%) jQuery
3 7 (20.00%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) CAML
4 4 (11.43%) JSON
4 4 (11.43%) WCF
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) XSL
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) JSP
6 1 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) CESG
2 3 (8.57%) e-Learning
2 3 (8.57%) Video Editing
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) CRM
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (11.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (11.43%) Disk Encryption
2 4 (11.43%) Presales
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
2 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.57%) Web Development
4 2 (5.71%) Content Management
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) SDLC
5 1 (2.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (2.86%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (2.86%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) BitLocker
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (11.43%) XenApp
3 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Altiris
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) LANDesk
3 4 (11.43%) Symantec
4 2 (5.71%) AppSense
4 2 (5.71%) iManage
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Planview
5 1 (2.86%) Serena