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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 559 560 439
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -121
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 88 76 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 0.74% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 93
Median daily rate £340 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £241 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £338 £354
% change year-on-year
-5.03% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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
10489 10325 9576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.87% 18.49% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6904 6297 5918
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 383 325
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -11 75 £363 -3.33% 7
South East +15 36 £305 -23.75% 1
Berkshire +24 24 £305 -28.23% 1
London -10 22 £375 -3.22% 5
Reading +3 14 £305 -28.23% 1
Scotland -9 12 £321 +0.94% 1
Erskine -29 6 £315 -14.86%
Renfrewshire -31 6 £315 -14.86%
Buckinghamshire +11 5 - -
West Midlands -8 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 - -
East Midlands +11 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Northamptonshire +11 4 £400 -15.78% 1
North West -1 4 - -
Manchester - 4 - -
M4 Corridor - 4 £230 -
City of London +37 3 £375 -28.57% 2
Northampton +7 3 £413 -13.15% 1
Bracknell - 3 £298 -
Hampshire +1 2 £450 -
Yorkshire -6 2 £363 -
Edinburgh -12 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Glasgow +9 1 £420 -
Milton Keynes +6 1 - -
West Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Bristol -5 1 £185 -30.18%
South West -6 1 £185 -51.47%
Wakefield -6 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £363 -

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 121 (83.45%) SharePoint
2 74 (51.03%) Microsoft
3 57 (39.31%) SQL Server
4 52 (35.86%) Windows
5 46 (31.72%) .NET
6 41 (28.28%) PowerShell
7 40 (27.59%) SQL
8 38 (26.21%) Migration
9 37 (25.52%) C#
9 37 (25.52%) Office 365
10 33 (22.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (22.76%) Windows Server
11 26 (17.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (17.24%) MS Exchange
13 24 (16.55%) JavaScript
13 24 (16.55%) MS Office
13 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
14 23 (15.86%) IIS
14 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
15 22 (15.17%) Active Directory
15 22 (15.17%) CSS
16 20 (13.79%) jQuery
17 19 (13.10%) Workflow
17 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (12.41%) Telecoms
18 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
19 17 (11.72%) Degree
19 17 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (11.03%) XML

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
1 121 (83.45%) SharePoint
2 33 (22.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (17.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (17.24%) MS Exchange
5 23 (15.86%) IIS
6 9 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.83%) Skype for Business
8 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.14%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.45%) Apache
9 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.07%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.07%) MS Project Server
11 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.38%) Moodle
11 2 (1.38%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.69%) CMS
12 1 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) MS Office
2 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.76%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.07%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 37 (25.52%) Office 365
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.83%) OneDrive
4 5 (3.45%) Yammer
5 4 (2.76%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) Diameter Protocol
1 14 (9.66%) SS7
2 8 (5.52%) GGSN
2 8 (5.52%) H.323
2 8 (5.52%) MGCP
3 7 (4.83%) Internet
4 6 (4.14%) CDMA
4 6 (4.14%) Firewall
4 6 (4.14%) GPRS
4 6 (4.14%) GSM
4 6 (4.14%) UMTS
4 6 (4.14%) WCDMA
5 5 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 5 (3.45%) Skype
5 5 (3.45%) SSH
5 5 (3.45%) SSL
5 5 (3.45%) VPN
6 4 (2.76%) SAN
7 3 (2.07%) Intranet
7 3 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (39.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.38%) Power BI
7 2 (1.38%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) DB2
8 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.69%) MS Access
8 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.28%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 18 (12.41%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.21%) Finance
3 5 (3.45%) Publishing
4 4 (2.76%) Advertising
4 4 (2.76%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Law
5 2 (1.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (19.31%) Developer
2 23 (15.86%) Administrator
3 21 (14.48%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (12.41%) SharePoint Administrator
5 17 (11.72%) Consultant
6 14 (9.66%) Core Network Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) Network Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) SharePoint Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) Architect
8 11 (7.59%) SharePoint Consultant
9 10 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.52%) SharePoint Architect
12 6 (4.14%) Analyst
12 6 (4.14%) Implementation Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Senior Architect
12 6 (4.14%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Technical Support
12 6 (4.14%) Technical Support Engineer
13 5 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.72%) .NET
2 22 (15.17%) CSS
3 20 (13.79%) jQuery
4 16 (11.03%) .NET Framework
4 16 (11.03%) XML
5 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET
5 13 (8.97%) HTML
6 11 (7.59%) XSLT
7 10 (6.90%) Web Services
8 8 (5.52%) Classic ASP
8 8 (5.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 5 (3.45%) SAML
10 3 (2.07%) ADO.NET
10 3 (2.07%) JSON
11 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.38%) HTML5
11 2 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.38%) SAP Basis
11 2 (1.38%) SOAP
11 2 (1.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.14%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.14%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.76%) Statistics
5 3 (2.07%) NHS
6 2 (1.38%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.86%) Windows
2 33 (22.76%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.03%) Unix
5 14 (9.66%) Solaris
6 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.28%) Linux
7 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.76%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.38%) Android
11 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) Migration
2 19 (13.10%) Workflow
3 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (9.66%) ITIL
5 13 (8.97%) CRM
6 8 (5.52%) High Availability
6 8 (5.52%) Records Management
7 7 (4.83%) Change Control
8 6 (4.14%) ETL
8 6 (4.14%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.45%) Content Management
9 5 (3.45%) Document Management
10 4 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.76%) Information Management
10 4 (2.76%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.76%) Project Management
11 3 (2.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.28%) PowerShell
2 40 (27.59%) SQL
3 37 (25.52%) C#
4 24 (16.55%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.66%) VB
6 11 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.52%) VB6
8 8 (5.52%) VBA
9 5 (3.45%) Java
10 2 (1.38%) VBScript
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.72%) Degree
5 11 (7.59%) MCSE
6 7 (4.83%) MCTS
7 6 (4.14%) MCITP
8 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) MCP
10 1 (0.69%) CCNA
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.69%) HND
10 1 (0.69%) MCAD
10 1 (0.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.69%) WAI
2 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (15.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.38%) Puppet
1 2 (1.38%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.69%) Netcool
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 74 (51.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.66%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) VMware
4 10 (6.90%) HP
5 9 (6.21%) Citrix
6 8 (5.52%) Nintex
6 8 (5.52%) SAP
7 6 (4.14%) Sybase
8 5 (3.45%) F5
8 5 (3.45%) Huawei
9 3 (2.07%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.07%) Lotus
9 3 (2.07%) Nokia
9 3 (2.07%) Nokia Networks
10 2 (1.38%) Altiris
10 2 (1.38%) Informatica
10 2 (1.38%) Meridio
10 2 (1.38%) Symantec
11 1 (0.69%) EMC
11 1 (0.69%) Veritas
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