Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 21 January 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 77 119
Rank change year-on-year +4 +42 +21
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 56 137 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.68% 2.74% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.97% 18.69% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 106 101
Median daily rate £379 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.83% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £179 £199 £226
90th Percentile £629 £625 £539
Central London median daily rate £404 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -10.28% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -16.68% +47.06%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.42% -16.68% +6.38%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 267 733 1,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.76% 14.68% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 575 954
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.48% +7.84%
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year - +21.82% +11.06%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the City of London

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in the City of London

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the City of London

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the City of London

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +12 1 £200 -27.27%
SharePoint
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) Office 365
3 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
4 16 (28.57%) Azure
5 15 (26.79%) Windows
5 15 (26.79%) Finance
6 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.64%) Power Platform
8 9 (16.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (14.29%) Power BI
9 8 (14.29%) PMO
9 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) SQL
10 7 (12.50%) Intranet
10 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.71%) ITSM
11 6 (10.71%) Migration
11 6 (10.71%) Information Security
11 6 (10.71%) Asset Management
11 6 (10.71%) SCCM
11 6 (10.71%) Degree
12 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
12 5 (8.93%) Skype
12 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.36%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Documentum
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.57%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.79%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Office 365
2 16 (28.57%) Azure
3 11 (19.64%) Power Platform
4 9 (16.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.14%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.36%) Power Automate
7 2 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (3.57%) PowerApps
7 2 (3.57%) Yammer
8 1 (1.79%) Google Docs
8 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.79%) SaaS
8 1 (1.79%) ShareGate
8 1 (1.79%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Intranet
2 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) Skype
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) Extranet
5 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Power BI
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.57%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.93%) Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) PMO Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (5.36%) Principal Developer
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.57%) Collaboration Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
1 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.14%) React
2 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.36%) Tandem
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Blog
5 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) Podcast
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 6 (10.71%) Information Security
4 6 (10.71%) ITSM
4 6 (10.71%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Business Case
5 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.93%) Document Management
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 5 (8.93%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 4 (7.14%) Information Management
6 4 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) MCSE
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) MCP
3 3 (5.36%) MCTS
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) PMO
2 3 (5.36%) NIST
2 3 (5.36%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.79%) NIST 800
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
2 5 (8.93%) EMC
2 5 (8.93%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Avaya
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (5.36%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Dell
5 2 (3.57%) DocuSign
5 2 (3.57%) OpenText
5 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.57%) UiPath
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Refinitiv
6 1 (1.79%) YouTube