Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 77 55
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22 -23
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 53 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.33% 3.45% 3.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.00% 14.42% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 71 39
North East median daily rate £355 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +6.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £206 £231
90th Percentile £448 £518 £426
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
North East median hourly rate £9.50 £28.00 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.07% +70.47% -8.75%
10th Percentile £7.76 £13.80 £10.69
90th Percentile £9.80 £28.20 £22.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £27.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.93% +23.33% +21.62%

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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 279 652 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.79% 23.91% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 435 262
North East median daily rate £380 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -22.35% +23.19%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £264
90th Percentile £599 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 49 8
North East median hourly rate £9.75 £28.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.18% +29.78% +16.62%
10th Percentile £7.95 £14.80 £11.78
90th Percentile £29.75 £36.00 £26.65
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

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 22 November 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
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 22 November 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 +26 43 £362 +13.13% 2
Durham +7 6 £241 -16.26%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
3 20 (37.74%) Office 365
4 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
4 19 (35.85%) Migration
5 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
6 16 (30.19%) OpenStack
6 16 (30.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
7 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
8 14 (26.42%) XML
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (24.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (22.64%) .NET
10 12 (22.64%) C#
10 12 (22.64%) Skype for Business
10 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (20.75%) Skype
11 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
11 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
12 10 (18.87%) Unix
12 10 (18.87%) Oracle
13 9 (16.98%) MCSE
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (16.98%) BizTalk Server

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 16 (30.19%) OpenStack
1 16 (30.19%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (24.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (22.64%) Skype for Business
4 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
5 9 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (15.09%) MQSeries
7 7 (13.21%) Apache
7 7 (13.21%) iPlanet
7 7 (13.21%) JBoss
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
7 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
7 7 (13.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (3.77%) Drupal
8 2 (3.77%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.55%) InfoPath
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Slack
3 2 (3.77%) Trello
4 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Skype
2 8 (15.09%) LDAP
2 8 (15.09%) NAS
2 8 (15.09%) SAN
3 7 (13.21%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 4 (7.55%) FCoE
4 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
4 4 (7.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
1 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (7.55%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.77%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (3.77%) GIS
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.77%) Toad
General
1 4 (7.55%) Advertising
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) AIX Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Collaboration Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) XML
2 12 (22.64%) .NET
3 7 (13.21%) J2EE
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Ajax
6 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.89%) CAML
6 1 (1.89%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) LINQ
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.89%) WCF
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) WPF
6 1 (1.89%) XSD
6 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Grid Computing
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (18.87%) Unix
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (15.09%) AIX
5 8 (15.09%) HPUX
5 8 (15.09%) Linux
5 8 (15.09%) Solaris
5 8 (15.09%) SUSE
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Migration
2 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.21%) High Availability
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (7.55%) Data Management
5 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (7.55%) ETL
5 4 (7.55%) Master Data Management
5 4 (7.55%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (7.55%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) Statistics
5 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.64%) C#
2 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.43%) Perl
6 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.55%) C-shell
6 4 (7.55%) Korn
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) MCSE
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.66%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) Brightmail
2 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
2 8 (15.09%) KVM
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (15.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) OpenView
2 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
3 9 (16.98%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco
4 8 (15.09%) Cognos
4 8 (15.09%) IronPort
4 8 (15.09%) Opsware
4 8 (15.09%) PlateSpin
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.09%) Sun
4 8 (15.09%) Veritas
5 7 (13.21%) F5
5 7 (13.21%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Borland
7 2 (3.77%) Capita
8 1 (1.89%) BEA
8 1 (1.89%) Meridio
8 1 (1.89%) OpenText
8 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter