Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 11 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 98 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 -29 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2,480 2,403 3,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.57% 2.53% 3.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.21% 15.21% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,522 1,498 2,038
England median daily rate £421 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.01% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.07% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 111 124
England median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -33.91% +27.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.62
90th Percentile £36.50 £46.25 £57.28
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -32.14% +24.44%

SharePoint 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 16,306 15,797 17,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.91% 16.62% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,634 10,556 11,505
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 385 421
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
London +2 1,020 £425 - 171
South East +4 546 £413 +11.49% 136
North of England -3 400 £400 +14.29% 123
South West -13 198 £400 +9.89% 69
North West -16 172 £389 -2.81% 59
Midlands -42 165 £400 +6.67% 58
Yorkshire +3 157 £425 +32.81% 47
East of England +2 149 £400 +6.73% 41
West Midlands -63 101 £400 +2.56% 37
North East +14 72 £400 +14.29% 17
East Midlands +8 62 £400 +14.29% 20
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 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.

1 1,029 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 890 (35.89%) Office 365
3 566 (22.82%) Windows
4 510 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 463 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 460 (18.55%) Active Directory
7 447 (18.02%) Finance
8 426 (17.18%) Migration
9 415 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
10 363 (14.64%) Microsoft Excel
11 344 (13.87%) SQL
12 336 (13.55%) PowerShell
13 329 (13.27%) Security Cleared
14 328 (13.23%) .NET
15 317 (12.78%) SQL Server
16 305 (12.30%) Project Management
17 281 (11.33%) C#
18 260 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
19 254 (10.24%) JavaScript
20 242 (9.76%) ITIL
21 239 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
22 230 (9.27%) Windows Server
23 227 (9.15%) SharePoint 2013
24 225 (9.07%) SC Cleared
25 218 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
25 218 (8.79%) Skype
26 215 (8.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
27 207 (8.35%) CSS
28 201 (8.10%) Windows 10
28 201 (8.10%) PMO

SharePoint
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
1 227 (9.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 194 (7.82%) Skype for Business
3 171 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 117 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 111 (4.48%) IIS
6 75 (3.02%) SharePoint Server
7 74 (2.98%) Confluence
8 69 (2.78%) CMS
9 57 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
11 35 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 28 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (1.01%) K2 blackpearl
14 24 (0.97%) SAS
15 21 (0.85%) Apache Spark
16 20 (0.81%) Umbraco
17 18 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 18 (0.73%) IBM Notes
18 16 (0.65%) Apache
19 14 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 415 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
2 363 (14.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 215 (8.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 153 (6.17%) Microsoft Project
5 140 (5.65%) MS Visio
6 69 (2.78%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.12%) InVision
10 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.12%) SPSS
11 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.040%) EViews
12 1 (0.040%) InCopy
12 1 (0.040%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 129 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.32%) SAP GRC
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.20%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.20%) Lorenzo
5 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.20%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.12%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.12%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.081%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.081%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 2 (0.081%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.081%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.081%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.081%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 890 (35.89%) Office 365
2 510 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (7.94%) OneDrive
4 101 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 84 (3.39%) Yammer
6 76 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
7 73 (2.94%) IaaS
8 64 (2.58%) PaaS
9 63 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
10 53 (2.14%) SaaS
11 25 (1.01%) Serverless
12 22 (0.89%) Azure Functions
13 20 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.52%) Mimecast
14 13 (0.52%) Trello
15 12 (0.48%) Slack
16 11 (0.44%) G Suite
16 11 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
17 10 (0.40%) Boomi
18 9 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 218 (8.79%) Skype
2 118 (4.76%) DNS
3 111 (4.48%) Intranet
4 110 (4.44%) Firewall
5 72 (2.90%) Internet
6 69 (2.78%) DHCP
7 55 (2.22%) LAN
8 52 (2.10%) WAN
9 40 (1.61%) SAN
10 37 (1.49%) TCP/IP
11 33 (1.33%) VPN
12 29 (1.17%) Kerberos
13 26 (1.05%) DMZ
14 23 (0.93%) SSL
15 21 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (0.81%) VoIP
17 19 (0.77%) WebEx
18 18 (0.73%) NetScaler
18 18 (0.73%) Wireless
19 17 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.91%) Power BI
3 57 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (1.57%) Electronic Patient Records
7 37 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
9 34 (1.37%) MS Access
10 28 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 23 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 23 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.77%) QlikView
14 18 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 18 (0.73%) Oracle Database
15 13 (0.52%) Big Data
15 13 (0.52%) MySQL
16 11 (0.44%) Data Mining
16 11 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 142 (5.73%) JIRA
2 93 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 68 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 63 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 59 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 57 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 51 (2.06%) Selenium
8 31 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (1.21%) JUnit
10 29 (1.17%) JMeter
10 29 (1.17%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.01%) GitLab
12 23 (0.93%) Bitbucket
13 22 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 19 (0.77%) gulp
15 17 (0.69%) Jasmine
16 16 (0.65%) Visual Studio Code
17 14 (0.56%) Subversion
18 12 (0.48%) Maven
19 11 (0.44%) SonarQube
General
1 447 (18.02%) Finance
2 79 (3.19%) Banking
3 67 (2.70%) Legal
4 63 (2.54%) Retail
5 58 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.30%) Marketing
7 42 (1.69%) Law
8 36 (1.45%) Advertising
9 29 (1.17%) Publishing
10 26 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (0.93%) Back Office
13 21 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.81%) Military
15 17 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.60%) Billing
17 14 (0.56%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.24%) Local Government
19 5 (0.20%) Front Office
20 4 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 473 (19.07%) Developer
2 406 (16.37%) Analyst
3 237 (9.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 191 (7.70%) Architect
4 191 (7.70%) Consultant
5 159 (6.41%) Project Manager
6 124 (5.00%) Administrator
7 104 (4.19%) Support Analyst
8 88 (3.55%) SharePoint Consultant
9 83 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 79 (3.19%) Business Analyst
10 79 (3.19%) SharePoint Administrator
11 67 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
12 65 (2.62%) Support Engineer
13 61 (2.46%) Coordinator
14 60 (2.42%) SharePoint Engineer
15 57 (2.30%) SharePoint Analyst
16 52 (2.10%) IT Support
17 50 (2.02%) Office 365 Engineer
18 49 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (13.23%) .NET
2 207 (8.35%) CSS
3 189 (7.62%) HTML
4 148 (5.97%) jQuery
5 114 (4.60%) ASP.NET
6 92 (3.71%) AngularJS
6 92 (3.71%) Web Services
7 85 (3.43%) React
8 84 (3.39%) REST
9 68 (2.74%) .NET Framework
10 63 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (2.02%) XML
12 46 (1.85%) HTML5
13 44 (1.77%) Node.js
14 42 (1.69%) Entity Framework
15 40 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (1.21%) SOAP
17 28 (1.13%) CSS3
18 27 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 239 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 90 (3.63%) User Experience
4 62 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 50 (2.02%) NHS
7 44 (1.77%) PKI
8 39 (1.57%) e-Health
8 39 (1.57%) LIMS
8 39 (1.57%) PACS
9 29 (1.17%) Taxonomies
10 25 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 25 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
11 23 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 23 (0.93%) e-Learning
12 20 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 20 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (0.81%) Thin Client
13 19 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 566 (22.82%) Windows
2 230 (9.27%) Windows Server
3 201 (8.10%) Windows 10
4 125 (5.04%) Windows 7
5 110 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (2.82%) Linux
8 49 (1.98%) Unix
9 39 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.13%) Android
12 17 (0.69%) Solaris
13 16 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.48%) VME
16 8 (0.32%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.12%) AIX
20 2 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (17.18%) Migration
3 305 (12.30%) Project Management
4 260 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
5 242 (9.76%) ITIL
6 218 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 185 (7.46%) CRM
8 162 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 142 (5.73%) Scrum
10 136 (5.48%) Change Management
11 129 (5.20%) PRINCE2
12 128 (5.16%) DevOps
13 123 (4.96%) Analytics
14 121 (4.88%) Workflow
15 107 (4.31%) MVC
16 97 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 95 (3.83%) Data Migration
18 88 (3.55%) Business Analysis
19 87 (3.51%) Content Management
20 86 (3.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (13.87%) SQL
2 336 (13.55%) PowerShell
3 281 (11.33%) C#
4 254 (10.24%) JavaScript
5 79 (3.19%) Java
6 49 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 46 (1.85%) Python
8 37 (1.49%) C
9 28 (1.13%) VBA
10 26 (1.05%) TypeScript
11 25 (1.01%) R
12 24 (0.97%) VB
13 17 (0.69%) MATLAB
13 17 (0.69%) Scala
14 13 (0.52%) Perl
14 13 (0.52%) PHP
14 13 (0.52%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.40%) C++
15 10 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 329 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 225 (9.07%) SC Cleared
3 162 (6.53%) Degree
4 107 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 39 (1.57%) MCSE
7 28 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 28 (1.13%) PMP
8 27 (1.09%) MCSA
9 25 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.97%) Master's Degree
11 20 (0.81%) DBS Check
12 18 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
13 17 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (0.65%) ISEB
14 16 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (0.60%) PhD
16 14 (0.56%) CCNA
16 14 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (8.10%) PMO
2 86 (3.47%) QA
3 53 (2.14%) GDPR
4 49 (1.98%) Data Quality
5 47 (1.90%) SLA
6 39 (1.57%) HL7
7 15 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.40%) GxP
8 10 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.12%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.081%) COBIT
11 2 (0.081%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.081%) P3O
12 1 (0.040%) GAMP
12 1 (0.040%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 460 (18.55%) Active Directory
2 88 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 41 (1.65%) XenApp
5 39 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 28 (1.13%) vSphere
8 25 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (0.85%) Docker
10 13 (0.52%) BitLocker
11 12 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.48%) XenServer
12 10 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.36%) DFS Replication
13 9 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.16%) Dovecot
15 4 (0.16%) Postfix
15 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 126 (5.08%) SCCM
2 47 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (1.49%) SCOM
4 25 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
5 23 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 21 (0.85%) WSUS
7 20 (0.81%) AirWatch
8 18 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 18 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.40%) Ansible
10 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.28%) Control-M
12 7 (0.28%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.28%) HP SIM
13 6 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1,029 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 171 (6.90%) VMware
3 123 (4.96%) Citrix
4 115 (4.64%) SAP
5 114 (4.60%) Oracle
6 103 (4.15%) Cisco
7 77 (3.10%) Nintex
8 56 (2.26%) HP
9 50 (2.02%) Google
10 37 (1.49%) Adobe
11 35 (1.41%) ServiceNow
12 34 (1.37%) Apple
13 32 (1.29%) McAfee
14 29 (1.17%) Dell
15 26 (1.05%) CA
16 25 (1.01%) Remedy
17 22 (0.89%) NetApp
18 20 (0.81%) Symantec
19 19 (0.77%) Sitecore
20 18 (0.73%) Lotus