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 3 months to 29 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 62 54
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 83 104 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.55% 2.98% 3.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.93% 18.77% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 150
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £72.42 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +281.14% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £19.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.48 £26.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £25.41
% change year-on-year +86.44% -41.95%  

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 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 556 554 961
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.06% 15.87% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 406 721
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 26
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SharePoint
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the City of London

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the City of London

SharePoint
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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the City of London

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 79 (41.80%) Microsoft
2 69 (36.51%) Finance
3 59 (31.22%) Windows
4 51 (26.98%) SQL Server
5 38 (20.11%) C#
6 37 (19.58%) Office 365
7 35 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (16.93%) CRM
8 32 (16.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (16.40%) Dynamics CRM
9 31 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (16.40%) Active Directory
10 30 (15.87%) SQL
11 29 (15.34%) ERP
12 28 (14.81%) Migration
13 27 (14.29%) Web Services
14 26 (13.76%) JIRA
15 25 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
15 25 (13.23%) Scrum
16 24 (12.70%) Logistics
16 24 (12.70%) Dynamics AX
16 24 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (12.70%) SharePoint 2013
17 23 (12.17%) IaaS
17 23 (12.17%) PowerShell
17 23 (12.17%) Windows Server
18 22 (11.64%) PaaS
18 22 (11.64%) WCF
18 22 (11.64%) TDD

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 24 (12.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 22 (11.64%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (11.64%) IIS
3 13 (6.88%) Skype for Business
4 12 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.12%) CMS
5 4 (2.12%) Confluence
6 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (11.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 11 (5.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.59%) InfoPath
7 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (16.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (12.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.58%) Office 365
2 32 (16.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (12.17%) IaaS
4 22 (11.64%) PaaS
5 7 (3.70%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.06%) SaaS
6 2 (1.06%) Yammer
7 1 (0.53%) Akamai
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Slack
7 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) DNS
2 16 (8.47%) DHCP
3 14 (7.41%) Firewall
4 12 (6.35%) Internet
5 11 (5.82%) LAN
6 10 (5.29%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.29%) WAN
7 9 (4.76%) Skype
8 8 (4.23%) VPN
9 6 (3.17%) MPLS
10 5 (2.65%) Intranet
10 5 (2.65%) SAN
11 4 (2.12%) IPsec
11 4 (2.12%) SSL
12 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.59%) WebEx
13 2 (1.06%) LDAP
13 2 (1.06%) Network Security
14 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.65%) ObjectStore
8 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.59%) Power BI
8 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.06%) Big Data
9 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.06%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.06%) MS Access
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.53%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 26 (13.76%) JIRA
2 24 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.06%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) Subversion
4 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (36.51%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Banking
3 6 (3.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.12%) Legal
5 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Front Office
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (31.22%) Developer
2 31 (16.40%) Analyst
3 21 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 21 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 18 (9.52%) Consultant
5 17 (8.99%) Architect
6 11 (5.82%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.82%) SharePoint Developer
7 9 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
8 8 (4.23%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.70%) Administrator
10 6 (3.17%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) SharePoint Architect
11 5 (2.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.29%) Web Services
2 22 (11.64%) .NET
2 22 (11.64%) WCF
3 15 (7.94%) HTML
4 14 (7.41%) CSS
5 11 (5.82%) jQuery
6 7 (3.70%) COM
7 6 (3.17%) HTML5
8 5 (2.65%) CSS3
8 5 (2.65%) XML
9 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.59%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.59%) RESTful
10 3 (1.59%) SPServices
10 3 (1.59%) XSLT
11 2 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.70%) User Experience
3 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.12%) CMDB
4 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.12%) Replication
4 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.59%) NHS
5 3 (1.59%) PMI
5 3 (1.59%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.06%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.06%) Equities
6 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.53%) CESG
7 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) Robotics
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.22%) Windows
2 23 (12.17%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.94%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.12%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.12%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.06%) Linux
9 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.06%) Unix
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (16.93%) CRM
3 29 (15.34%) ERP
4 28 (14.81%) Migration
5 25 (13.23%) Scrum
6 24 (12.70%) Logistics
7 22 (11.64%) TDD
8 20 (10.58%) ITIL
9 19 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (8.99%) Project Management
11 16 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (7.41%) Workflow
13 11 (5.82%) Information Architecture
14 10 (5.29%) Change Control
14 10 (5.29%) Change Management
14 10 (5.29%) Document Management
14 10 (5.29%) Service Management
15 8 (4.23%) Configuration Management
16 7 (3.70%) Data Modelling
16 7 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.11%) C#
2 30 (15.87%) SQL
3 23 (12.17%) PowerShell
4 17 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.17%) Java
7 4 (2.12%) C
7 4 (2.12%) VBA
8 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.59%) VB
8 3 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.06%) Perl
9 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.70%) Degree
5 6 (3.17%) MCSE
6 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.59%) MCITP
7 3 (1.59%) MCP
7 3 (1.59%) MCSA
7 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.59%) PMP
8 2 (1.06%) CISM
8 2 (1.06%) CISSP
8 2 (1.06%) PgMP
9 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.53%) CBAP
9 1 (0.53%) CCNA
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) PMO
2 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.59%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
3 1 (0.53%) MiFID
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 31 (16.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.65%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.06%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.53%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.29%) SCCM
2 6 (3.17%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.53%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (41.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.47%) VMware
3 12 (6.35%) Cisco
3 12 (6.35%) Citrix
4 6 (3.17%) Apple
4 6 (3.17%) MobileIron
4 6 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.65%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.65%) HP
5 5 (2.65%) iManage
5 5 (2.65%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.12%) Altiris
6 4 (2.12%) Hitachi
6 4 (2.12%) NetApp
6 4 (2.12%) Oracle
6 4 (2.12%) Veeam
6 4 (2.12%) Veritas
7 3 (1.59%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.59%) Varonis
8 2 (1.06%) Nintex
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Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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