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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 56 39
Rank change year-on-year +36 -17  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 38 76 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.68% 4.74% 3.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.86% 20.21% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 25
Median daily rate £275 £298 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.56% -20.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £219 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £420 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +147.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -4.65%  

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 109 376 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 19.16% 23.47% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 245 101
Median daily rate £290 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £438 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +35 23 £290 +0.86% 8
Durham -4 4 £300 -22.07% 2
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 48 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
3 34 (56.67%) Office 365
4 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 29 (48.33%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (48.33%) SC Cleared
6 28 (46.67%) Skype for Business
7 27 (45.00%) Skype
8 25 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 24 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (38.33%) Windows
11 20 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
12 19 (31.67%) ITIL
13 16 (26.67%) Content Management
13 16 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (21.67%) Migration
16 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
16 9 (15.00%) DHCP
16 9 (15.00%) DNS
16 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
18 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
19 6 (10.00%) MCSE
19 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
20 5 (8.33%) Blackberry

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 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (46.67%) Skype for Business
3 25 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (5.00%) IIS
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.67%) CMS
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (56.67%) Office 365
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) Skype
2 9 (15.00%) DHCP
2 9 (15.00%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (8.33%) Military
2 3 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Messaging Support
3 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) IT Support
9 2 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) COM
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) LINQ
4 1 (1.67%) WPF
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.33%) Android
4 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 16 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (26.67%) Content Management
3 13 (21.67%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.00%) Analytics
6 3 (5.00%) CRM
6 3 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.67%) Document Management
8 1 (1.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C#
1 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (48.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.00%) MCSE
5 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) MCSA
7 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) PMO
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) XenServer
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Netcool
1 4 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Trend Micro
3 4 (6.67%) NetApp
3 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Meridio
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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