Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 750 752
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 +22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 77 98 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 78
England median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £224 £262 £259
90th Percentile £471 £488 £538
UK median daily rate £408 £354 £400
% change year-on-year +15.19% -11.56% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 8
England median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50% +137.04%
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - -61.29% +129.63%

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 15,824 15,375 18,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.79% 16.83% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,430 10,114 12,156
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 384 478
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.71 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +3.53% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.95 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +1.27%

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 18 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 October 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 -8 26 £375 -14.29% 5
London -8 19 £265 -18.46% 10
Midlands -7 14 £431 -4.17% 2
East Midlands +18 13 £431 -4.17% 1
North of England -35 13 £250 -28.57% 5
Yorkshire -20 9 £250 -28.57%
South West -33 5 £195 -48.21% 3
North East -4 2 £390 +20.00%
North West -20 2 - - 5
West Midlands -21 1 - - 1
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 70 (90.91%) SharePoint
2 59 (76.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.77%) IIS
3 26 (33.77%) Windows
4 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
4 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
5 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
7 19 (24.68%) C#
8 18 (23.38%) Degree
9 17 (22.08%) DV Cleared
9 17 (22.08%) Windows Server
10 16 (20.78%) SQL
10 16 (20.78%) Internet
11 15 (19.48%) Legal
11 15 (19.48%) DNS
11 15 (19.48%) DHCP
11 15 (19.48%) .NET
11 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
12 14 (18.18%) Office 365
12 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (18.18%) Migration
13 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (16.88%) Change Management
14 12 (15.58%) Project Management
14 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
15 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (14.29%) MS Access

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 70 (90.91%) SharePoint
2 26 (33.77%) IIS
3 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (11.69%) Apache
4 9 (11.69%) K2 blackpearl
5 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (10.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.49%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) Internet
2 15 (19.48%) DHCP
2 15 (19.48%) DNS
3 10 (12.99%) SAN
4 5 (6.49%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (6.49%) ISUP
4 5 (6.49%) Megaco
5 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.60%) SMS
5 2 (2.60%) SSL
6 1 (1.30%) Intranet
6 1 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MS Access
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.60%) PowerPivot
5 2 (2.60%) QlikView
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (19.48%) Legal
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Military
4 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 7 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Operations Technician
6 5 (6.49%) CS Core Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Wintel Support
7 4 (5.19%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (9.09%) CSS
4 6 (7.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.49%) HTML
6 4 (5.19%) Web Services
7 3 (3.90%) jQuery
7 3 (3.90%) REST
7 3 (3.90%) Web Services Management
7 3 (3.90%) XML
7 3 (3.90%) XSLT
8 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Graph
8 2 (2.60%) React
9 1 (1.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.49%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.49%) PKI
4 5 (6.49%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Windows
2 17 (22.08%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.39%) Unix
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.09%) Solaris
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.60%) Linux
10 1 (1.30%) AIX
10 1 (1.30%) SUSE
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Migration
2 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Change Management
3 12 (15.58%) Project Management
4 11 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.79%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Demand Management
7 6 (7.79%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Software Distribution
7 6 (7.79%) Time Management
7 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
2 19 (24.68%) C#
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) C
6 3 (3.90%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) Degree
3 17 (22.08%) DV Cleared
4 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.19%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.30%) HND
8 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) PMO
2 7 (9.09%) GxP
3 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (7.79%) SCOM
3 5 (6.49%) WSUS
4 4 (5.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.90%) Netcool
5 3 (3.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.90%) SCCM
5 3 (3.90%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (76.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) McAfee
3 9 (11.69%) SAP
4 8 (10.39%) CA
4 8 (10.39%) VMware
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco
5 6 (7.79%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) Nintex
6 5 (6.49%) EMC
6 5 (6.49%) Meridio
6 5 (6.49%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.19%) Citrix
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle
7 4 (5.19%) Veritas
8 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.30%) Brocade
9 1 (1.30%) NetApp
9 1 (1.30%) Remedy