The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 27 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.49% 1.57% 3.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.25% 6.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £298 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.13% +4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +28.04% -7.86%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16 45 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 17.58% 23.56% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 16
Median daily rate £280 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.30% +43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Ipswich

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (46.15%) Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (38.46%) X++
5 5 (38.46%) MorphX
6 4 (30.77%) PMO
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
8 2 (15.38%) Planview
8 2 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) General Ledger

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MorphX
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Planner
2 2 (15.38%) Senior PMO
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) X++
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Planview