The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -16 0  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.36% 4.22% 6.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 17.54% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 19
Median daily rate £375 £256 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -48.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.83%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 57 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.64% 24.05% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 68
Median daily rate £500 £299 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -30.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Oxford

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Oxford

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Records Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Records Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP