The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 26 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 557 576
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 54 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 0.75% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 40
Median daily rate £325 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £293 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £510 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £319
% change year-on-year -15.62% +25.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.30% -  

SharePoint Server 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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7204 8745 9031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.69% 17.94% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4632 5943 5758
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 307
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 17 £425 +42.61% 6
South West +14 13 £233 -40.00% 1
East of England - 9 £317 -
North East +72 4 £325 - 1
London -29 4 £300 -15.49% 3
Yorkshire +25 2 £195 -44.28% 2
West Midlands +18 1 £400 - 1
Midlands +14 1 - - 1
East Midlands -19 1 £450 +12.50%
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 England region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 108 (89.26%) SharePoint
2 69 (57.02%) Security Cleared
3 56 (46.28%) Microsoft
4 54 (44.63%) SC Cleared
5 50 (41.32%) Office 365
6 48 (39.67%) Microsoft Office
7 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (29.75%) Project Management
9 35 (28.93%) Finance
10 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
10 33 (27.27%) Project Planning
11 31 (25.62%) Programme Management
12 30 (24.79%) IIS
13 28 (23.14%) Windows
14 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
15 25 (20.66%) DV Cleared
16 23 (19.01%) SQL
16 23 (19.01%) Migration
17 22 (18.18%) Workflow
17 22 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (17.36%) Internet
19 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
20 18 (14.88%) Incident Management
21 17 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (14.05%) .NET
22 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
22 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
23 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
24 12 (9.92%) PowerShell

SharePoint Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 108 (89.26%) SharePoint
2 30 (24.79%) IIS
3 22 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
5 10 (8.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.13%) Apache
7 5 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.31%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.48%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.48%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (41.32%) Office 365
2 10 (8.26%) IaaS
3 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.13%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.65%) Yammer
6 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.36%) Internet
2 10 (8.26%) Extranet
3 8 (6.61%) DMZ
4 6 (4.96%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (4.13%) DHCP
5 5 (4.13%) DNS
6 4 (3.31%) Skype
7 3 (2.48%) PBX
7 3 (2.48%) SAN
8 2 (1.65%) Firewall
8 2 (1.65%) Intranet
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.83%) LAN
9 1 (0.83%) VPN
9 1 (0.83%) WAN
9 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) Power BI
3 4 (3.31%) SAP HANA
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.48%) MS Access
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.65%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.83%) QlikView
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.13%) MorphX
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (28.93%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.13%) Electronics
4 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 5 (4.13%) Publishing
5 3 (2.48%) Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Games
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) Administrator
2 12 (9.92%) Project Officer
2 12 (9.92%) Project Support Officer
2 12 (9.92%) Support Officer
3 11 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
4 10 (8.26%) Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Migration Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Operations Technician
5 9 (7.44%) SharePoint Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Consultant
6 6 (4.96%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.13%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (3.31%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.48%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.48%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (2.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) .NET
2 9 (7.44%) CSS
3 8 (6.61%) XML
4 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.96%) jQuery
5 5 (4.13%) HTML
5 5 (4.13%) SAP Basis
5 5 (4.13%) XSLT
6 4 (3.31%) COM
6 4 (3.31%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (3.31%) WCF
6 4 (3.31%) Web Services
7 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.65%) HTML5
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.83%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) PKI
2 3 (2.48%) Clustering
2 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.48%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.48%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Windows
2 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.31%) Linux
7 4 (3.31%) SUSE
8 3 (2.48%) Solaris
8 3 (2.48%) Unix
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.75%) Project Management
3 33 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 31 (25.62%) Programme Management
5 23 (19.01%) Migration
6 22 (18.18%) Workflow
7 18 (14.88%) Incident Management
8 17 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (8.26%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (8.26%) Security Operations
10 10 (8.26%) Server Patching
10 10 (8.26%) Software Distribution
11 8 (6.61%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.13%) Digital Marketing
14 4 (3.31%) High Availability
14 4 (3.31%) Information Management
14 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
14 4 (3.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.01%) SQL
2 12 (9.92%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.44%) C#
5 5 (4.13%) X++
6 2 (1.65%) PHP
6 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (57.02%) Security Cleared
2 54 (44.63%) SC Cleared
3 25 (20.66%) DV Cleared
4 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.79%) MCSE
6 6 (4.96%) Degree
7 4 (3.31%) BC Cleared
8 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CBAP
10 1 (0.83%) CCNA
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) HNC
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.83%) MCITP
10 1 (0.83%) MCP
10 1 (0.83%) MCPD
10 1 (0.83%) MCTS
10 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) PMO
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.48%) Netcool
3 3 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 56 (46.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.26%) McAfee
2 10 (8.26%) SAP
3 8 (6.61%) Meridio
4 6 (4.96%) Citrix
4 6 (4.96%) HP
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle
5 5 (4.13%) Nintex
5 5 (4.13%) VMware
6 4 (3.31%) Veritas
7 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.48%) EMC
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Teradata
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