The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 28 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 162 198
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.53% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £400 £316
% change year-on-year -14.81% +26.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.30% -  

SharePoint Server 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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 502 564 989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.38% 16.75% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 696 1204
Median daily rate £493 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £630 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.25 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.75 £22.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SharePoint Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the City of London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint Server in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the City of London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the City of London