The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 29 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £321 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% -19.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -

SharePoint Server 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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 152 165 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.08% 18.97% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 98 49
Median daily rate £340 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £465 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the North East

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the North East

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the North East