The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 28 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 8 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.07% 6.76% 3.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 51.72% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £265 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £26.27
% change year-on-year +2.49% +2.12%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 26 29 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 9.96% 13.06% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 33
Median daily rate £450 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -27.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Northampton

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Northampton over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Northampton

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint in Northampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Northampton

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) SCCM
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 10
4 8 (47.06%) Application Packaging
4 8 (47.06%) OneDrive
4 8 (47.06%) BitLocker
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Intel Security
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) MS Project
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) DBS Check
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) VB6
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) VB
7 3 (17.65%) VBA
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (11.76%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Project Officer
4 3 (17.65%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Officer
4 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Application Packaging
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) VB6
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) DBS Check
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
1 8 (47.06%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Intel Security
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) VMware