Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 63 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 -15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 47 95 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.80% 4.18% 3.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.58% 17.53% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 45
North East median daily rate £325 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £231
90th Percentile £399 £444 £467
England median daily rate £394 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.07% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -36.07% -8.75%
10th Percentile £7.89 £10.25 £11.14
90th Percentile £23.00 £10.75 £22.85
England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.28% +9.00% +25.00%

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 240 542 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.39% 23.83% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 383 260
North East median daily rate £400 £340 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.53% +15.00%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £270
90th Percentile £615 £533 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.66% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +10.84% -26.18%
10th Percentile £8.38 £10.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £33.80 £34.99 £26.70
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +3 37 £350 +7.28% 5
Durham +1 7 £325 +18.18% 4
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Migration
3 17 (36.17%) Office 365
4 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.04%) Windows
5 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
5 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
5 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (29.79%) XML
6 14 (29.79%) C#
6 14 (29.79%) .NET
7 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
7 11 (23.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (21.28%) Skype
8 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
8 10 (21.28%) Skype for Business
8 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
9 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (19.15%) OpenStack
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
9 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.02%) MCSE
10 8 (17.02%) IronPort

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 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (23.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (21.28%) Skype for Business
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
4 9 (19.15%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.38%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.13%) iPlanet
7 1 (2.13%) JBoss
7 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (8.51%) InfoPath
3 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Slack
3 2 (4.26%) Trello
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Skype
2 4 (8.51%) SMS
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Big Data
1 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Power BI
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
2 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Messaging Specialist
3 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Collaboration Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Officer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Officer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Active Directory Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
1 14 (29.79%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.13%) CAML
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.13%) LINQ
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.13%) XSD
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) e-Health
3 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) LIMS
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) HPUX
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) SUSE
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.89%) Data Management
4 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Data Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.51%) ETL
6 4 (8.51%) Master Data Management
6 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.79%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) VBA
6 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) MCSE
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.38%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) HL7
3 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Brightmail
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) IronPort
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) BEA
4 1 (2.13%) Borland
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) F5
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Lotus
4 1 (2.13%) Opsware
4 1 (2.13%) PlateSpin
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.13%) Sun
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas
4 1 (2.13%) VMware