Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 459 738 795
Rank change year-on-year +279 +57 -48
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 18 61 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.075% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 38
Median daily rate £458 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £309 £125 £215
90th Percentile £619 £478 £461
UK median daily rate £465 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +32.86% -15.15% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 7
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +100.00%
UK median hourly rate - £12.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +100.00%

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 3,892 12,352 15,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.09% 15.20% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,438 7,962 10,428
Median daily rate £475 £463 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +0.54% +2.22%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 275 397
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.86 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.86% -1.86% +3.82%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.15 £53.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +30.23% +4.88% +2.50%

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint Server in England.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint Server in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in England

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint Server in England.

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 19 September 2020. 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
London +223 11 £465 +55.00% 2
North of England +129 4 £475 +26.67% 2
Midlands +101 2 £425 +30.77%
Yorkshire +86 2 £625 +38.89%
West Midlands +73 2 £425 +30.77%
North East - 2 £320 - 1
South West +95 1 - - 2
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 16 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Migration
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Azure
5 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Office 365
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) OneDrive
7 4 (22.22%) Power Platform
7 4 (22.22%) PowerApps
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) AWS
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 16 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (16.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) OneDrive
2 4 (22.22%) Power Platform
2 4 (22.22%) PowerApps
3 3 (16.67%) AWS
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Functions
4 2 (11.11%) IaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Logic Apps
4 2 (11.11%) NuGet
4 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
4 2 (11.11%) Power Automate
4 2 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) X.500
3 1 (5.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Power BI
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.11%) FishEye
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
1 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365 Architect
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Support
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) OAuth
2 1 (5.56%) OAuth2
2 1 (5.56%) OpenID
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
1 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) Project Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Records Management
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (11.11%) SAFe Practitioner
4 2 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Groovy
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CSPO
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Meridio
2 2 (11.11%) Sybase
2 2 (11.11%) Trend Micro
3 1 (5.56%) Capita