Period
to 25 March 2019

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 6 months to 25 March 2019 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
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 748 769 705
Rank change year-on-year +21 -64 +39
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 87 79 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.52% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 71
England median daily rate £375 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +10.61% -12.00%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £180
90th Percentile £601 £526 £500
UK median daily rate £394 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -1.56% +23.08% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 11
England median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

SharePoint Server 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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14,281 15,283 15,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.19% 16.43% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,323 10,198 9,861
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £296 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 330 312
England median hourly rate £18.73 £18.80 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.37% -5.14% -0.94%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.78
90th Percentile £47.92 £47.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.64 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.35% -1.92% -7.32%

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SharePoint Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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
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 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
South East +5 52 £438 +22.38% 3
London +29 12 £278 -29.75% 2
South West -24 11 £300 -17.81% 4
Midlands +14 7 £463 -2.63%
East Midlands +17 6 £463 -
North of England -16 4 £338 -3.57% 1
North West +1 3 £375 -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £200 - 1
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 England region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 81 (93.10%) SharePoint
2 65 (74.71%) Microsoft
3 47 (54.02%) Windows
4 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 34 (39.08%) IIS
6 33 (37.93%) DV Cleared
7 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
7 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (33.33%) Internet
9 28 (32.18%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (31.03%) Security Operations
10 27 (31.03%) Security Monitoring
10 27 (31.03%) McAfee
10 27 (31.03%) McAfee ePO
10 27 (31.03%) Software Distribution
10 27 (31.03%) Server Patching
11 20 (22.99%) Office 365
11 20 (22.99%) SQL
12 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
13 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
15 13 (14.94%) Windows Server
15 13 (14.94%) Workflow
16 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (12.64%) C#
17 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
17 11 (12.64%) DHCP
17 11 (12.64%) DNS
18 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification

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 81 (93.10%) SharePoint
2 34 (39.08%) IIS
3 10 (11.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.45%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.30%) Apache
7 2 (2.30%) CMS
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.30%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.15%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.15%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.45%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.15%) SPSS
5 1 (1.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.99%) Office 365
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.45%) PaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.30%) CloudFront
6 2 (2.30%) Route 53
7 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.15%) G Suite
7 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.15%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) Internet
2 11 (12.64%) DHCP
2 11 (12.64%) DNS
3 7 (8.05%) SAN
4 3 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.45%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (3.45%) ISUP
4 3 (3.45%) Megaco
4 3 (3.45%) NAS
4 3 (3.45%) Wireless
5 2 (2.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Apache Hive
2 3 (3.45%) Big Data
2 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.45%) PowerPivot
2 3 (3.45%) QlikView
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.15%) GIS
4 1 (1.15%) MS Access
4 1 (1.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.60%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Operations Technician
2 15 (17.24%) Developer
3 14 (16.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 14 (16.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 14 (16.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (16.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 14 (16.09%) Support Technician
4 11 (12.64%) Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.60%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (4.60%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) CSS
1 7 (8.05%) REST
1 7 (8.05%) Web Services
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
3 5 (5.75%) jQuery
4 4 (4.60%) HTML
5 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.15%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.15%) JTS
7 1 (1.15%) OAuth
7 1 (1.15%) OpenID
7 1 (1.15%) React
7 1 (1.15%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.02%) Windows
2 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) Unix
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.45%) Solaris
6 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Security Monitoring
1 27 (31.03%) Security Operations
1 27 (31.03%) Server Patching
1 27 (31.03%) Software Distribution
2 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.94%) Workflow
4 8 (9.20%) Project Management
5 7 (8.05%) Data Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.90%) CRM
6 6 (6.90%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (6.90%) Scrum
6 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.90%) Time Management
6 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.75%) Document Management
7 5 (5.75%) Migration
7 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) C#
2 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.45%) VB
5 2 (2.30%) PHP
5 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 33 (37.93%) DV Cleared
3 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.75%) Degree
6 3 (3.45%) CCNA
6 3 (3.45%) CCNP
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) PMO
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.30%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.30%) XenServer
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (31.03%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (8.05%) SCCM
3 6 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (5.75%) SCOM
5 4 (4.60%) HP ALM
6 3 (3.45%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.30%) Netcool
8 1 (1.15%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.15%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (74.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.03%) McAfee
3 9 (10.34%) HP
3 9 (10.34%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) CA
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) Google
5 4 (4.60%) Nintex
6 3 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix
6 3 (3.45%) Dell
6 3 (3.45%) EMC
6 3 (3.45%) F5
6 3 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.45%) NetApp
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
6 3 (3.45%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.45%) Veritas
7 2 (2.30%) Remedy