The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.13% 4.98% 3.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.32% 21.31% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Median daily rate £298 £480 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.86% -10.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £366 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +19.51% -  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 61 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 15.70% 23.37% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 47 35
Median daily rate £280 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £180 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Suffolk

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Suffolk

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 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
Ipswich +10 5 £298 -48.13% 1
SharePoint
East of England

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

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (46.15%) Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (38.46%) X++
5 5 (38.46%) MorphX
6 4 (30.77%) PMO
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
8 2 (15.38%) Planview
8 2 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) General Ledger

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MorphX
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Planner
2 2 (15.38%) Senior PMO
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) X++
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Planview