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 28 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.88% 3.11% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.07% 16.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £381 £328 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -20.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £284 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £527
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 £25.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -8.88%  

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 41 62 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 16.87% 19.25% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 20
Median daily rate £340 £434 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.65% -5.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £308 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £775 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

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Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
Dartford - 2 £388 -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) OCR
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) OCR
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Kofax
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
1 1 (14.29%) VMware