Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 81 58
Rank change year-on-year -47 -23 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 125 212 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 3.16% 3.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.35% 17.97% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 158 221
City of London median daily rate £425 £411 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% -2.08% +5.66%
10th Percentile £226 £206 £260
90th Percentile £548 £589 £575
Central London median daily rate £425 £420 £416
% change year-on-year +1.19% +0.90% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -44.44% +34.33%
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +140.00% -35.90% +18.18%

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 1012 1180 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.29% 17.59% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 925 1160
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.75 £41.55
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £16.15 £17.74
% change year-on-year +10.53% -8.96% +7.52%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 November 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
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 18 November 2017. 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 +3 1 £275 -38.89%
SharePoint
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 40 (32.00%) Office 365
3 33 (26.40%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.40%) Migration
5 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Excel
6 23 (18.40%) SQL
7 21 (16.80%) C#
8 20 (16.00%) Project Management
8 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (14.40%) Windows
10 17 (13.60%) Active Directory
10 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (13.60%) PowerShell
11 16 (12.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (12.00%) ITIL
12 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2
12 15 (12.00%) CRM
13 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
13 14 (11.20%) Banking
13 14 (11.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 13 (10.40%) JIRA
14 13 (10.40%) .NET
15 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
15 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (8.80%) Data Migration
16 11 (8.80%) PMO
17 10 (8.00%) Hedge funds
17 10 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM

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 16 (12.80%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (7.20%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (5.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.40%) Confluence
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.60%) Documentum
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.60%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.80%) CMS
7 1 (0.80%) Drupal
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (11.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (3.20%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) Eikon
3 1 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.80%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.80%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 40 (32.00%) Office 365
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.00%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.20%) SaaS
5 3 (2.40%) IaaS
5 3 (2.40%) PaaS
6 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) Skype
2 4 (3.20%) LAN
2 4 (3.20%) Wireless
3 3 (2.40%) Intranet
3 3 (2.40%) WAN
4 2 (1.60%) 4G
4 2 (1.60%) Broadband
4 2 (1.60%) LDAP
4 2 (1.60%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.60%) VoIP
4 2 (1.60%) VPN
4 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.80%) DHCP
5 1 (0.80%) DNS
5 1 (0.80%) Firewall
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) Power BI
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.40%) QlikView
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.60%) ObjectStore
6 2 (1.60%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.80%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.80%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.80%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.80%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) JIRA
2 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.80%) Bower
4 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.80%) Grunt
4 1 (0.80%) JBehave
4 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.80%) PhpStorm
4 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Banking
3 9 (7.20%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.20%) Legal
5 3 (2.40%) International Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Publishing
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Advertising
6 2 (1.60%) Front Office
6 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Law
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.60%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.60%) Turkish Language
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Developer
2 21 (16.80%) Analyst
3 18 (14.40%) Consultant
4 12 (9.60%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Architect
6 9 (7.20%) Administrator
7 8 (6.40%) SharePoint Consultant
8 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Office 365 Consultant
8 7 (5.60%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (4.00%) PowerShell Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.20%) Active Directory Support
10 4 (3.20%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 4 (3.20%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Office 365 Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) .NET
2 10 (8.00%) CSS
2 10 (8.00%) HTML
3 7 (5.60%) jQuery
4 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.00%) XML
6 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.40%) Ajax
7 3 (2.40%) Middleware
7 3 (2.40%) REST
7 3 (2.40%) Web Services
8 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.60%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.60%) XSLT
9 1 (0.80%) JSON
9 1 (0.80%) MDX
9 1 (0.80%) SAML
9 1 (0.80%) SOAP
9 1 (0.80%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) Fintech
4 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.60%) iPad
4 2 (1.60%) iPhone
4 2 (1.60%) User Experience
4 2 (1.60%) Wiki
5 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.80%) CESG
5 1 (0.80%) Clustering
5 1 (0.80%) CMDB
5 1 (0.80%) Derivative
5 1 (0.80%) Equities
5 1 (0.80%) IPTV
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.60%) Linux
6 1 (0.80%) Android
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) Migration
2 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.00%) Project Management
4 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.00%) CRM
5 15 (12.00%) ITIL
5 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.80%) Data Migration
8 9 (7.20%) AOP
8 9 (7.20%) Change Management
8 9 (7.20%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.40%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.60%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.60%) Web Development
10 7 (5.60%) Workflow
11 6 (4.80%) Scrum
12 5 (4.00%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.00%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.40%) SQL
2 21 (16.80%) C#
3 17 (13.60%) PowerShell
4 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.40%) PHP
5 3 (2.40%) VBA
6 2 (1.60%) Java
6 2 (1.60%) VB
6 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.80%) C
7 1 (0.80%) Groovy
7 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.40%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) MCSE
3 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.80%) CISA
4 1 (0.80%) CISM
4 1 (0.80%) CISSP
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.80%) CRISC
4 1 (0.80%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) MCSA
4 1 (0.80%) MCSD
4 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.80%) PMP
4 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) PMO
2 5 (4.00%) SLA
3 4 (3.20%) MiFID
3 4 (3.20%) QA
4 2 (1.60%) GDPR
4 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.60%) vSphere
4 2 (1.60%) XenApp
4 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.60%) XenServer
5 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.80%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.80%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) Citrix
2 8 (6.40%) Splunk
3 7 (5.60%) AppDynamics
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco
4 6 (4.80%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.80%) VMware
5 5 (4.00%) Hitachi
6 4 (3.20%) Bloomberg
6 4 (3.20%) Remedy
6 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.40%) AppSense
7 3 (2.40%) FactSet
7 3 (2.40%) IBM
7 3 (2.40%) Nintex
8 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.60%) iManage
8 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.60%) Webroot