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 3 months to 22 May 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
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 48 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 33 68 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.75% 5.28% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.83% 22.37% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 14
Median daily rate £275 £305 £551
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.83% -44.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £219 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £420 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.51% -8.88%  

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 123 304 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.43% 23.58% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 197 96
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.97% +208.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £33.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.34% -12.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 22 May 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 3 months to 22 May 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 3 months to 22 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +13 17 £215 -26.18%
Durham -5 5 £300 -22.07%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 48 (63.16%) Office 365
3 40 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 38 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 31 (40.79%) MS Exchange
6 30 (39.47%) SC Cleared
7 28 (36.84%) Skype for Business
7 28 (36.84%) Skype
8 26 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (34.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 25 (32.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
11 23 (30.26%) Windows
12 22 (28.95%) Office Communications Server
13 20 (26.32%) ITIL
14 17 (22.37%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (22.37%) Intranet
15 16 (21.05%) Content Management
16 15 (19.74%) Migration
16 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (15.79%) Workflow
19 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
19 10 (13.16%) DHCP
19 10 (13.16%) DNS
20 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
20 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
21 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
22 7 (9.21%) Disclosure Scotland

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 40 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 31 (40.79%) MS Exchange
3 28 (36.84%) Skype for Business
4 26 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (34.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (32.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (28.95%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.95%) IIS
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (63.16%) Office 365
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.84%) Skype
2 17 (22.37%) Intranet
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
3 10 (13.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (6.58%) Military
1 5 (6.58%) Publishing
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Messaging Support
3 16 (21.05%) Administrator
3 16 (21.05%) Developer
4 14 (18.42%) SharePoint Administrator
5 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Messaging Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Support Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) IT Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) Ajax
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.32%) COM
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) LINQ
3 1 (1.32%) WPF
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.89%) Android
5 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 17 (22.37%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (21.05%) Content Management
4 15 (19.74%) Migration
5 12 (15.79%) Workflow
6 6 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.58%) Information Management
7 5 (6.58%) Project Management
8 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.95%) Analytics
9 3 (3.95%) CRM
9 3 (3.95%) High Availability
9 3 (3.95%) Identity Management
9 3 (3.95%) Service Management
10 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
11 1 (1.32%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (2.63%) C
2 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (7.89%) MCSE
5 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) Degree
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.26%) PMO
3 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
4 2 (2.63%) XenServer
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Netcool
1 4 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Trend Micro
3 4 (5.26%) NetApp
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix
5 2 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Meridio
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
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