The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 29 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.

Microsoft SharePoint
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 0 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 1.47% 5.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 8.54% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 11
Median daily rate - £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +1.03% +3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +14.73% -7.58%  

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 Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 9 82 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 2.97% 17.23% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 68 23
Median daily rate £375 £460 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.47% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £188 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Kent

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 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 Kent region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared