Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 83 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 73 69 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.34% 2.50% 3.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.62% 15.44% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 69
Leeds median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.84% -11.43%
10th Percentile £199 £239 £200
90th Percentile £456 £392 £448
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Leeds median hourly rate £18.50 £27.75 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +104.12% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.25 £12.89
90th Percentile £26.90 £31.50 £17.63
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year -52.00% +83.89% +29.48%

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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 392 447 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.93% 16.21% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 264 397
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £225
90th Percentile £553 £565 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 24
Leeds median hourly rate £18.25 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.67% +1.67% +0.91%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.70 £31.50 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +0.91%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Leeds

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Leeds

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Leeds

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Leeds

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 31 (42.47%) Windows
3 30 (41.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
5 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
6 17 (23.29%) SQL
6 17 (23.29%) Windows Server
7 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.55%) IIS
7 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (19.18%) Migration
8 14 (19.18%) ITIL
9 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (15.07%) VMware
10 11 (15.07%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (15.07%) GDPR
11 10 (13.70%) PMO
11 10 (13.70%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (13.70%) SCOM
11 10 (13.70%) MCSE
11 10 (13.70%) .NET
12 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (12.33%) DNS
12 9 (12.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 30 (41.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 15 (20.55%) IIS
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
5 6 (8.22%) MS Project Server
6 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.37%) CMS
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.85%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 8 (10.96%) NetScaler
3 5 (6.85%) Skype
4 3 (4.11%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.74%) Intranet
5 2 (2.74%) SMS
6 1 (1.37%) DHCP
6 1 (1.37%) Firewall
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Back Office
3 4 (5.48%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Analyst
1 13 (17.81%) Technical Leader
2 12 (16.44%) Administrator
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.11%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Compliance Officer
7 2 (2.74%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Consultant
8 1 (1.37%) Digital Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (8.22%) REST
3 6 (8.22%) WCF
4 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) MVS
6 1 (1.37%) Unix
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) ITIL
1 14 (19.18%) Migration
2 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Management
3 10 (13.70%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.96%) Project Management
5 7 (9.59%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (8.22%) Information Governance
6 6 (8.22%) Project Governance
6 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.85%) Matrix Management
7 5 (6.85%) MVC
8 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.48%) Service Management
9 3 (4.11%) CRM
9 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.11%) DevOps
9 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
2 17 (23.29%) SQL
3 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.22%) C#
5 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.70%) MCSE
3 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) GDPR
2 10 (13.70%) PMO
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (10.96%) vSphere
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) SCOM
2 7 (9.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) NetApp
4 1 (1.37%) Apple
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow