The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 31 21 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 12 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.17% 5.41% 4.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.27% 40.00% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 16
Median daily rate £265 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £371 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.48% +3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £26.83 £26.27
% change year-on-year +1.56% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 41 50 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 10.85% 13.51% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 56
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Northampton -10 8 £265 -33.75%
Daventry - 1 £195 -
SharePoint
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) SCCM
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 9 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 9 (33.33%) OneDrive
5 9 (33.33%) BitLocker
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (18.52%) Office 365
9 4 (14.81%) Dell
9 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) MS Project
9 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) DBS Check
9 4 (14.81%) Change Control
9 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
10 3 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (11.11%) VB6
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (11.11%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 5 (18.52%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) IT Support
3 5 (18.52%) Office 365 Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Project Officer
5 3 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Officer
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) VB6
2 3 (11.11%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) DBS Check
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 4 (14.81%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) SAP