Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 August 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 -35
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 63 110 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.19% 4.19% 3.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.95% 18.74% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 35
North East median daily rate £300 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £201 £200 £258
90th Percentile £448 £503 £591
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
North East median hourly rate £17.38 £28.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.95% +173.17% -43.84%
10th Percentile £9.50 £13.80 £9.58
90th Percentile £30.08 £28.20 £10.73
England median hourly rate £20.22 £24.00 £21.85
% change year-on-year -15.76% +9.86% +18.08%

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 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 287 587 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.62% 22.34% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 367 203
North East median daily rate £350 £320 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -22.89% +27.69%
10th Percentile £251 £225 £257
90th Percentile £556 £475 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £397
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.12% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 42 10
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +115.38% -29.73%
10th Percentile £9.50 £15.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.00 £15.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the North East

SharePoint
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 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the North East

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the North East over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the North East

SharePoint
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 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the North East

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the North East over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in the North East

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear +16 40 £341 +19.74% 6
Durham +1 9 £300 -28.57% 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 North East region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
3 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
4 28 (44.44%) Office 365
5 27 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (42.86%) Windows
6 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
7 20 (31.75%) ITIL
8 17 (26.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (26.98%) Skype for Business
9 16 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (25.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (23.81%) Skype
10 15 (23.81%) Migration
11 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Project
12 11 (17.46%) VMware
12 11 (17.46%) Content Management
12 11 (17.46%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
13 10 (15.87%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (14.29%) High Availability
14 9 (14.29%) Unix
14 9 (14.29%) Oracle
14 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (12.70%) DNS
15 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (11.11%) KVM

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (26.98%) SharePoint 2010
2 17 (26.98%) Skype for Business
3 16 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (25.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (17.46%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (11.11%) MQSeries
6 7 (11.11%) OpenStack
7 6 (9.52%) Apache
7 6 (9.52%) iPlanet
7 6 (9.52%) JBoss
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
7 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
7 6 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (4.76%) IIS
9 2 (3.17%) Drupal
9 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (44.44%) Office 365
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) Skype
2 8 (12.70%) DNS
3 7 (11.11%) LDAP
3 7 (11.11%) NAS
3 7 (11.11%) SAN
4 6 (9.52%) Firewall
4 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.35%) DHCP
5 4 (6.35%) FCoE
5 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.35%) WAN
6 2 (3.17%) VLAN
7 1 (1.59%) Intranet
7 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) EDRMS
4 2 (3.17%) GIS
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.17%) Toad
General
1 5 (7.94%) Military
2 3 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Messaging Support
2 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Developer
5 4 (6.35%) IT Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) IT Support
6 3 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) jQuery
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.59%) COM
3 1 (1.59%) Ember.js
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Grid Computing
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.11%) AIX
3 7 (11.11%) HPUX
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Solaris
3 7 (11.11%) SUSE
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Migration
3 11 (17.46%) Content Management
4 10 (15.87%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (14.29%) High Availability
6 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.94%) Analytics
7 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) Service Management
8 4 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.35%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
9 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.94%) Perl
3 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.35%) C-shell
3 4 (6.35%) Korn
3 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) VBA
5 2 (3.17%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 1 (1.59%) MCSA
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.76%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.11%) KVM
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Samba
5 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.17%) XenApp
6 2 (3.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) OpenView
2 4 (6.35%) Netcool
2 4 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco
4 7 (11.11%) Cognos
4 7 (11.11%) Opsware
4 7 (11.11%) PlateSpin
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) Sun
4 7 (11.11%) Veritas
5 6 (9.52%) F5
5 6 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp
7 2 (3.17%) Borland
7 2 (3.17%) Capita
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix
7 2 (3.17%) Google
7 2 (3.17%) Meridio
8 1 (1.59%) OpenText
8 1 (1.59%) Twitter