The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 May 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 71 38
Rank change year-on-year +26 -33  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.00% 1.69% 4.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.49% 9.35% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 19
Median daily rate £425 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £264 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £20.39 £22.25
% change year-on-year -6.91% -8.35%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 87 139 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 17.37% 18.08% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 70 66
Median daily rate £488 £388 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% +24.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £37.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.29% +88.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +7.50% -0.91%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in West Sussex

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in West Sussex

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in West Sussex

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Gatwick +2 4 £330 +22.22%
Crawley +6 3 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 17 (47.22%) SQL
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (30.56%) Tableau
3 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (22.22%) ETL
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Business Analytics
5 8 (22.22%) Analytics
6 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (19.44%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) CRM
7 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.11%) Firewall
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) QA

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) assyst
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
1 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Tableau Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Report Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
6 4 (11.11%) Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Excel Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) PMI
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
1 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (22.22%) Analytics
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analytics
3 8 (22.22%) ETL
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) ABAP
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) PMO
3 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) UAG
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Tableau
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco