The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 30 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 29 20
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.92% 1.14% 3.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 9.09% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £200 £333 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.84% -39.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +9.47% -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 Luton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16 22 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 15.38% 12.57% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 21
Median daily rate £365 £434 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -17.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £154 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Luton region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft