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 25 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 77 44
Rank change year-on-year -15 -33  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 72 94 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 2.83% 3.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.23% 17.06% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 65 148
Median daily rate £419 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £216 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £68.63 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +449.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.53 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.73 £21.80 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.04% -2.38%  

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 506 551 998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.45% 16.58% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 427 746
Median daily rate £493 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 25
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 £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 63 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 58 (33.72%) Finance
3 51 (29.65%) Windows
4 41 (23.84%) Office 365
5 38 (22.09%) SQL Server
6 34 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
7 32 (18.60%) C#
8 31 (18.02%) Active Directory
9 27 (15.70%) SQL
10 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Excel
10 26 (15.12%) JIRA
10 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (14.53%) Migration
11 25 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (14.53%) CRM
12 24 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
13 23 (13.37%) PowerShell
14 22 (12.79%) ERP
14 22 (12.79%) Project Management
15 21 (12.21%) IaaS
16 20 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 20 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (11.63%) IIS
16 20 (11.63%) ITIL
16 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (11.05%) PMO
18 18 (10.47%) WCF

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 20 (11.63%) IIS
1 20 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 17 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (8.14%) Skype for Business
4 11 (6.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.49%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.74%) CMS
7 3 (1.74%) Confluence
8 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (10.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (5.81%) MS Visio
5 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.84%) Office 365
2 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.21%) IaaS
4 18 (10.47%) PaaS
5 6 (3.49%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.49%) SaaS
6 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.33%) Yammer
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) Slack
7 1 (0.58%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.14%) DNS
2 12 (6.98%) LAN
3 11 (6.40%) DHCP
3 11 (6.40%) Firewall
4 10 (5.81%) WAN
5 9 (5.23%) Internet
5 9 (5.23%) Skype
6 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.49%) Intranet
7 6 (3.49%) VPN
8 4 (2.33%) IPsec
8 4 (2.33%) MPLS
8 4 (2.33%) SAN
8 4 (2.33%) SSL
9 3 (1.74%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.74%) WebEx
10 2 (1.16%) LDAP
10 2 (1.16%) Network Security
10 2 (1.16%) VoIP
11 1 (0.58%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.91%) ObjectStore
7 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.16%) Power BI
8 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (15.12%) JIRA
2 20 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (33.72%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Banking
3 11 (6.40%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) International Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (29.65%) Developer
2 25 (14.53%) Analyst
3 16 (9.30%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 16 (9.30%) Microsoft Developer
4 15 (8.72%) Architect
5 14 (8.14%) Consultant
6 11 (6.40%) Administrator
6 11 (6.40%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (5.81%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.23%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Transformation Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Transformation Programme Manager
12 5 (2.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.47%) WCF
2 17 (9.88%) .NET
2 17 (9.88%) Web Services
3 14 (8.14%) CSS
4 13 (7.56%) HTML
5 10 (5.81%) jQuery
6 5 (2.91%) COM
6 5 (2.91%) HTML5
7 4 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.33%) CSS3
7 4 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.74%) Middleware
8 3 (1.74%) RESTful
8 3 (1.74%) SPServices
9 2 (1.16%) Ajax
9 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.16%) XML
9 2 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) Hedge funds
2 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.91%) User Experience
5 4 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.33%) Replication
6 3 (1.74%) NHS
6 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.74%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.16%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.65%) Windows
2 16 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.91%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.91%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.33%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.53%) CRM
1 25 (14.53%) Migration
1 25 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (12.79%) ERP
3 22 (12.79%) Project Management
4 20 (11.63%) ITIL
5 18 (10.47%) Scrum
6 17 (9.88%) Logistics
6 17 (9.88%) TDD
7 16 (9.30%) Change Management
8 15 (8.72%) Workflow
9 14 (8.14%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.56%) Change Control
11 12 (6.98%) Programme Management
12 10 (5.81%) Document Management
12 10 (5.81%) Information Architecture
13 9 (5.23%) AOP
14 8 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.60%) C#
2 27 (15.70%) SQL
3 23 (13.37%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.72%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.91%) VBA
6 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.74%) C
7 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.16%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) Groovy
9 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.07%) MCSE
3 6 (3.49%) Degree
3 6 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.74%) MCITP
5 3 (1.74%) MCP
5 3 (1.74%) MCSA
5 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.74%) PMP
6 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CISSP
7 1 (0.58%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) MCSD
7 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.05%) PMO
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.74%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.23%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.91%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.91%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
6 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) SCCM
2 6 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.91%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.16%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.16%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.58%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 63 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.72%) VMware
3 13 (7.56%) Cisco
4 11 (6.40%) Oracle
5 10 (5.81%) Citrix
6 7 (4.07%) Apple
6 7 (4.07%) Splunk
7 6 (3.49%) HP
7 6 (3.49%) iManage
7 6 (3.49%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.91%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.91%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.33%) Altiris
9 4 (2.33%) Hitachi
9 4 (2.33%) NetApp
9 4 (2.33%) Veeam
9 4 (2.33%) Veritas
10 3 (1.74%) Avaya
10 3 (1.74%) IBM
10 3 (1.74%) ServiceNow
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