Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 776 690 732
Rank change year-on-year -86 +42 -32
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 84 120 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 0.83% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 78
England median daily rate £388 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -12.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £229 £194 £245
90th Percentile £451 £475 £501
UK median daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 0
England median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% - -
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year -30.43% - -

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 15,039 14,420 17,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.47% 17.16% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,055 9,362 11,437
England median daily rate £450 £437 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.92% +3.70% +5.42%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £602 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 342 424
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.32% -7.32% +7.89%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -6 38 £365 -14.12% 5
London -24 17 £400 +23.08% 2
Midlands -8 15 £440 +13.55% 2
East Midlands +10 13 £440 +36.43% 2
South West -40 9 £300 +15.38% 2
North of England -39 3 £350 - 7
East of England -3 2 - - 1
North West -7 2 - - 4
West Midlands -17 2 - -
North East -6 1 £350 +7.69% 1
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 (96.43%) SharePoint
2 65 (77.38%) Microsoft
3 36 (42.86%) Office 365
4 32 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 32 (38.10%) Windows
5 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
6 29 (34.52%) C#
7 26 (30.95%) IIS
8 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
8 25 (29.76%) PowerShell
9 24 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
10 20 (23.81%) .NET
10 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
13 16 (19.05%) SAN
14 15 (17.86%) Internet
14 15 (17.86%) VMware
14 15 (17.86%) SQL
14 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
15 14 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (14.29%) Change Management
16 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (14.29%) Migration
16 12 (14.29%) SLA
16 12 (14.29%) DNS
16 12 (14.29%) DV Cleared
17 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008

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 (96.43%) SharePoint
2 26 (30.95%) IIS
3 11 (13.10%) K2 blackpearl
4 10 (11.90%) Apache
4 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
5 7 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.38%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) SAN
2 15 (17.86%) Internet
3 12 (14.29%) DNS
4 10 (11.90%) DHCP
5 8 (9.52%) SMS
6 4 (4.76%) LAN
7 3 (3.57%) NAS
8 2 (2.38%) DSL
8 2 (2.38%) SMTP
8 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.38%) VPN
8 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.19%) Firewall
9 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) Power BI
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.38%) MS Access
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) MSTest
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (9.52%) Legal
2 6 (7.14%) Military
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Administrator
3 11 (13.10%) SharePoint Administrator
4 9 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) SharePoint Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Trainer
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Systems Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 9 (10.71%) CSS
3 8 (9.52%) REST
3 8 (9.52%) Web Services
4 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.33%) Web Services Management
5 6 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (5.95%) HTML
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
6 5 (5.95%) XML
7 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.76%) XSLT
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.38%) WCF
8 2 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.19%) CSS3
9 1 (1.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) PKI
2 7 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 7 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Windows
2 24 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (13.10%) Solaris
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.90%) Unix
5 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.19%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Linux
7 1 (1.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 12 (14.29%) Change Management
2 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.29%) Migration
3 11 (13.10%) Workflow
4 10 (11.90%) Content Management
5 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.52%) Document Management
6 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.52%) IT Governance
6 8 (9.52%) ITIL
6 8 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Scrum
6 8 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.33%) DevOps
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) C#
2 25 (29.76%) PowerShell
3 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.86%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.33%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.57%) VBA
9 2 (2.38%) C
9 2 (2.38%) PHP
9 2 (2.38%) VB
9 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (2.38%) CCNA
6 2 (2.38%) CCNP
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.19%) MCSA
7 1 (1.19%) MCSD
7 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) vSphere
4 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (10.71%) SCOM
3 7 (8.33%) WSUS
4 5 (5.95%) SCCM
4 5 (5.95%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.38%) Netcool
5 2 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.38%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (77.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) VMware
3 11 (13.10%) Nintex
4 10 (11.90%) McAfee
5 9 (10.71%) SAP
6 7 (8.33%) Cisco
6 7 (8.33%) EMC
6 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.95%) HP
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle
9 2 (2.38%) Citrix
9 2 (2.38%) Meridio
9 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.38%) Veritas
10 1 (1.19%) Fujitsu