Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 86 147
Rank change year-on-year +16 +61 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 46 170 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.59% 2.77% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.18% 16.54% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 134 89
Median daily rate £475 £434 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.51% +4.52% +2.15%
10th Percentile £335 £164 £221
90th Percentile £604 £621 £600
Central London median daily rate £475 £429 £413
% change year-on-year +10.79% +3.94% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £20.92 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.34% +47.06%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.92 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.34% +57.48%

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 228 1,028 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.82% 16.76% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 815 911
Median daily rate £485 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.62% +2.44% +3.02%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £285
90th Percentile £637 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 35
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.18% +25.00%
10th Percentile £17.18 £18.09 £13.10
90th Percentile £35.93 £60.70 £33.45
Median hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.00% +12.04%

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 28 September 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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 18 (39.13%) Office 365
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) Migration
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (26.09%) Azure
4 11 (23.91%) Finance
5 9 (19.57%) Windows
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) DevOps
6 8 (17.39%) C#
6 8 (17.39%) .NET
6 8 (17.39%) Intranet
7 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
7 7 (15.22%) JIRA
7 7 (15.22%) Power Platform
8 6 (13.04%) Confluence
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 6 (13.04%) Information Security
8 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.87%) VMware
9 5 (10.87%) Workflow
9 5 (10.87%) Document Management
9 5 (10.87%) Unix
9 5 (10.87%) Linux
9 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.87%) SQL
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.87%) OneDrive
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Content Management Server
3 1 (2.17%) Documentum
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Office 365
2 12 (26.09%) Azure
3 7 (15.22%) Power Platform
4 5 (10.87%) OneDrive
5 4 (8.70%) SaaS
6 3 (6.52%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (6.52%) IaaS
6 3 (6.52%) NuGet
6 3 (6.52%) Power Automate
6 3 (6.52%) PowerApps
7 2 (4.35%) AWS
7 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.35%) GitHub
7 2 (4.35%) PaaS
7 2 (4.35%) Yammer
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) GCP
8 1 (2.17%) Google Docs
8 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.17%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Intranet
2 4 (8.70%) Kerberos
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Skype
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Power BI
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) QlikView
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.52%) FishEye
3 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (6.52%) SonarQube
3 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.17%) Serena SBM
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) International Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Collaboration Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Principal Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) .NET Core
2 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.35%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) React
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Blog
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.17%) Podcast
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) DevOps
3 6 (13.04%) Information Security
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Document Management
4 5 (10.87%) Workflow
5 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) Content Management
5 4 (8.70%) CRM
5 4 (8.70%) Microservices
5 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) TypeScript
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CISM
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) NIST
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) Terraform
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Control-M
3 1 (2.17%) Icinga
3 1 (2.17%) Netcool
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) QRadar
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) OpenText
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) DocuSign
6 2 (4.35%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) Nintex
6 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
6 2 (4.35%) Tableau
7 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.17%) Qualys
7 1 (2.17%) SaltStack