The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 565 563 490
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -73
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 82 70 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 0.71% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 74
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £517 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9565 9886 9396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.83% 17.62% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6360 6175 5642
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 336 357
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.65% +24.69%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint Server within the UK.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +22 69 £400 +16.36% 10
London +15 27 £360 +2.85% 2
South East +11 14 £425 -6.59% 3
Scotland -8 13 £330 +4.34% 1
East Midlands +14 12 £400 +6.66% 2
Northamptonshire - 9 £400 -
Aberdeen - 8 - - 1
Berkshire +2 7 £232 -45.52%
Northampton - 7 £400 -
West Midlands -15 6 - - 2
Birmingham - 6 - -
South West +5 4 £388 +51.36% 1
Reading -6 4 £165 -61.17%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £388 -
City of London +50 3 £338 -3.57% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire -6 3 £350 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £400 -
Lincoln - 3 £400 -
Hampshire +8 2 £450 -13.46%
Wakefield -2 2 - -
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 - 1
Glasgow +2 1 £330 -14.83%
Leeds -1 1 £350 -
Erskine -39 1 £275 -

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 137 (85.09%) SharePoint
2 91 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 61 (37.89%) .NET
4 59 (36.65%) Windows
5 54 (33.54%) SQL Server
6 50 (31.06%) PowerShell
6 50 (31.06%) Office 365
6 50 (31.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 45 (27.95%) C#
8 42 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 40 (24.84%) CSS
10 39 (24.22%) Migration
11 38 (23.60%) SQL
12 37 (22.98%) Windows Server
13 35 (21.74%) Security Cleared
13 35 (21.74%) jQuery
14 33 (20.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 31 (19.25%) HTML
15 31 (19.25%) XML
16 28 (17.39%) Active Directory
16 28 (17.39%) Workflow
17 27 (16.77%) MS Exchange
18 26 (16.15%) Web Services
19 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
20 23 (14.29%) SC Cleared
21 21 (13.04%) MS Excel
22 20 (12.42%) IIS
22 20 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
23 19 (11.80%) VB
24 18 (11.18%) VB.NET

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 137 (85.09%) SharePoint
2 50 (31.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 33 (20.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (16.77%) MS Exchange
5 20 (12.42%) IIS
6 13 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (6.83%) Skype for Business
8 8 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (3.73%) Apache
9 6 (3.73%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (3.73%) OpenStack
9 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.48%) CMS
11 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.86%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (1.86%) MS Project Server
12 2 (1.24%) GroupWise
12 2 (1.24%) IBM Domino
12 2 (1.24%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.56%) MS Office
3 7 (4.35%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 50 (31.06%) Office 365
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.70%) OneDrive
4 10 (6.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (6.21%) Yammer
5 7 (4.35%) IaaS
6 3 (1.86%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
1 14 (8.70%) SS7
2 12 (7.45%) Skype
3 9 (5.59%) DNS
4 8 (4.97%) GGSN
4 8 (4.97%) H.323
4 8 (4.97%) Intranet
4 8 (4.97%) MGCP
4 8 (4.97%) SSL
5 7 (4.35%) Firewall
6 6 (3.73%) BIG-IP
6 6 (3.73%) CDMA
6 6 (3.73%) DHCP
6 6 (3.73%) GPRS
6 6 (3.73%) GSM
6 6 (3.73%) HTTP
6 6 (3.73%) SSH
6 6 (3.73%) UMTS
6 6 (3.73%) WCDMA
7 5 (3.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (33.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.73%) Power BI
6 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.86%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.24%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) DB2
9 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.62%) MS Access
9 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.35%) Subversion
4 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (11.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.35%) Finance
3 5 (3.11%) Advertising
4 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Law
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (29.19%) Developer
2 39 (24.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 20 (12.42%) Consultant
4 16 (9.94%) Administrator
5 15 (9.32%) Architect
6 14 (8.70%) Core Network Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Network Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) SharePoint Administrator
7 11 (6.83%) SharePoint Consultant
8 10 (6.21%) SharePoint Specialist
8 10 (6.21%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) SharePoint Architect
9 8 (4.97%) SharePoint Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.73%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) Office 365 Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.89%) .NET
2 40 (24.84%) CSS
3 35 (21.74%) jQuery
4 31 (19.25%) HTML
4 31 (19.25%) XML
5 26 (16.15%) Web Services
6 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET
7 18 (11.18%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.07%) XSLT
9 10 (6.21%) WCF
10 9 (5.59%) ADO.NET
11 8 (4.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 7 (4.35%) Classic ASP
13 6 (3.73%) JSON
13 6 (3.73%) SAML
14 5 (3.11%) HTML5
14 5 (3.11%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (2.48%) Entity Framework
15 4 (2.48%) LINQ
15 4 (2.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.11%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.48%) User Experience
6 3 (1.86%) Clustering
6 3 (1.86%) NHS
6 3 (1.86%) PKI
7 2 (1.24%) Statistics
8 1 (0.62%) Blog
8 1 (0.62%) BYOD
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.65%) Windows
2 37 (22.98%) Windows Server
3 16 (9.94%) Unix
3 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.70%) Solaris
4 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.35%) Linux
7 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.73%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.86%) Android
9 3 (1.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) Migration
2 28 (17.39%) Workflow
3 18 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (11.18%) ITIL
3 18 (11.18%) SDLC
4 11 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (6.83%) CRM
5 10 (6.21%) Unit Testing
6 9 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.97%) High Availability
8 7 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (3.73%) Change Management
9 6 (3.73%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.73%) Records Management
9 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.11%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.11%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.11%) Scrum
11 4 (2.48%) Document Management
11 4 (2.48%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.06%) PowerShell
2 45 (27.95%) C#
3 42 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 38 (23.60%) SQL
5 19 (11.80%) VB
6 18 (11.18%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.35%) VB6
7 7 (4.35%) VBA
8 6 (3.73%) Java
9 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.11%) VBScript
10 3 (1.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
11 1 (0.62%) Python
11 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.70%) Degree
3 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.21%) MCSE
5 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.73%) MCTS
7 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.11%) MCITP
8 1 (0.62%) HND
8 1 (0.62%) MCAD
8 1 (0.62%) MCP
8 1 (0.62%) MCSD
8 1 (0.62%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.62%) WAI
2 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.86%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.86%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.24%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.62%) Netcool
4 1 (0.62%) SCCM
4 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 91 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.18%) Nintex
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle
3 13 (8.07%) VMware
4 11 (6.83%) Citrix
5 9 (5.59%) HP
5 9 (5.59%) SAP
6 6 (3.73%) F5
6 6 (3.73%) Sybase
7 5 (3.11%) Huawei
8 4 (2.48%) arcserve
8 4 (2.48%) Symantec
9 3 (1.86%) Ericsson
9 3 (1.86%) Lotus
9 3 (1.86%) Nokia
9 3 (1.86%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (1.86%) Remedy
9 3 (1.86%) Samsung
9 3 (1.86%) Twitter
10 2 (1.24%) SolarWinds
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