The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 23 April 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.70% 2.08% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 18.75% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £381 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.50% -37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +3.69% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year +83.33% -41.63%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 34 16 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 19.32% 11.11% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 16
Median daily rate £344 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £349 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Leicester

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) Documentum
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (42.86%) Documentum
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore