Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 53 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.42% 2.15% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.13% 15.94% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 9
Kent median daily rate £535 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.56% +10.94% -4.19%
10th Percentile £281 £200 £323
90th Percentile £650 £575 £560
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.85 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.47% -49.00% +12.36%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 93 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.18% 13.48% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 42
Kent median daily rate £418 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £262 £301 £303
90th Percentile £604 £538 £700
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - £34.73
10th Percentile £25.25 - £18.26
90th Percentile £56.25 - £53.20
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £19.32 £21.50
% change year-on-year +44.95% -10.15% +15.10%

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

SharePoint
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 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochester - 3 £548 - 1
Dartford 0 2 £188 -51.61%
Sevenoaks - 2 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 2
Maidstone - 1 £325 - 2
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
7 3 (20.00%) Business Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
7 3 (20.00%) ETL Development
7 3 (20.00%) Power BI
7 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) Resource Management

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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) OLAP
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (20.00%) Power BI
1 3 (20.00%) PowerPivot
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (13.33%) DFS Replication
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) Draytek
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam