Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 94 97
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3 -24
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1,933 2,408 2,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.92% 2.64% 2.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.36% 15.96% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 1,512 1,410
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £416 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -2.12% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 115
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -33.33%
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £37.88 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £19.65 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.35% +12.26% -30.00%

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 9,494 15,086 15,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.36% 16.52% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,244 9,845 10,237
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £265
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 322 371
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.16 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.99% +2.21%

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 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 +33 776 £438 - 128
South East +3 364 £425 - 115
North of England -3 275 £364 -10.19% 118
South West +9 208 £400 +1.39% 51
Midlands +53 185 £419 +4.69% 60
North West +7 153 £363 -12.65% 71
West Midlands +64 140 £428 +12.50% 37
East of England +28 120 £425 +6.25% 42
Yorkshire -18 82 £375 -11.76% 37
East Midlands +19 41 £375 -10.71% 22
North East -14 40 £338 -15.63% 10
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 1,009 (52.20%) Microsoft
2 834 (43.15%) Office 365
3 577 (29.85%) Azure
4 529 (27.37%) Windows
5 484 (25.04%) Active Directory
6 422 (21.83%) Migration
7 360 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
8 328 (16.97%) Power Platform
9 326 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
10 304 (15.73%) SQL
11 291 (15.05%) Security Cleared
12 278 (14.38%) SQL Server
13 276 (14.28%) Finance
14 262 (13.55%) Microsoft Excel
15 244 (12.62%) CRM
15 244 (12.62%) PowerShell
16 233 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
17 232 (12.00%) .NET
18 226 (11.69%) Power BI
19 225 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
20 213 (11.02%) Windows 10
21 210 (10.86%) OneDrive
22 209 (10.81%) Windows Server
23 202 (10.45%) C#
24 199 (10.29%) Project Management
24 199 (10.29%) SCCM
25 194 (10.04%) JavaScript
26 192 (9.93%) Skype
27 191 (9.88%) PowerApps
27 191 (9.88%) SC Cleared

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
1 164 (8.48%) Skype for Business
2 146 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 86 (4.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 80 (4.14%) IIS
5 61 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 57 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 52 (2.69%) Confluence
8 45 (2.33%) CMS
9 43 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 31 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
14 14 (0.72%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.57%) WordPress
16 9 (0.47%) Documentum
17 8 (0.41%) LiveLink
18 7 (0.36%) IBM Notes
19 6 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 326 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
2 262 (13.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 172 (8.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 93 (4.81%) Microsoft Project
5 74 (3.83%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.24%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.21%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.16%) Windchill
11 2 (0.10%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.052%) Figma
12 1 (0.052%) InVision
12 1 (0.052%) Sketch
12 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 225 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.36%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.31%) Visualfiles
8 5 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.21%) Primavera
9 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.16%) assyst
10 3 (0.16%) CA PPM
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.10%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 834 (43.15%) Office 365
2 577 (29.85%) Azure
3 328 (16.97%) Power Platform
4 210 (10.86%) OneDrive
5 191 (9.88%) PowerApps
6 181 (9.36%) Dynamics 365
7 124 (6.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 107 (5.54%) Microsoft Flow
9 77 (3.98%) AWS
10 72 (3.72%) Yammer
11 45 (2.33%) SaaS
12 44 (2.28%) PaaS
13 32 (1.66%) IaaS
14 31 (1.60%) Azure Functions
14 31 (1.60%) Serverless
15 20 (1.03%) ShareGate
16 19 (0.98%) Mimecast
17 16 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
18 14 (0.72%) G Suite
19 13 (0.67%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 192 (9.93%) Skype
2 113 (5.85%) DNS
3 94 (4.86%) DHCP
4 82 (4.24%) WAN
5 79 (4.09%) LAN
6 74 (3.83%) Intranet
7 65 (3.36%) Firewall
8 56 (2.90%) VPN
9 52 (2.69%) SAN
10 51 (2.64%) VoIP
11 49 (2.53%) TCP/IP
12 45 (2.33%) Internet
13 26 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (1.24%) MPLS
14 24 (1.24%) Network Security
15 20 (1.03%) VLAN
16 18 (0.93%) Extranet
16 18 (0.93%) HTTP
16 18 (0.93%) NAS
17 16 (0.83%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 226 (11.69%) Power BI
3 104 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (1.91%) Electronic Patient Records
7 31 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 27 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 18 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database
14 15 (0.78%) MySQL
15 13 (0.67%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (0.47%) QlikView
18 9 (0.47%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 99 (5.12%) JIRA
2 91 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 48 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 29 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.83%) Selenium
6 16 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.52%) JMeter
8 10 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.47%) Hudson
9 9 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.41%) gulp
11 6 (0.31%) Grunt
11 6 (0.31%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.26%) Subversion
12 5 (0.26%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.21%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
14 3 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 276 (14.28%) Finance
2 160 (8.28%) Public Sector
3 53 (2.74%) Marketing
4 50 (2.59%) Banking
5 46 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 38 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.76%) Legal
8 25 (1.29%) Local Government
9 22 (1.14%) Back Office
10 17 (0.88%) Publishing
10 17 (0.88%) Retail
11 15 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.62%) Front Office
13 11 (0.57%) Military
14 10 (0.52%) German Language
14 10 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.52%) Law
15 9 (0.47%) Advertising
15 9 (0.47%) Electronics
16 7 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 297 (15.36%) Developer
2 295 (15.26%) Analyst
3 196 (10.14%) Consultant
4 180 (9.31%) Architect
5 136 (7.04%) SharePoint Developer
6 122 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 112 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 93 (4.81%) Business Analyst
9 84 (4.35%) Administrator
10 80 (4.14%) SharePoint Consultant
11 79 (4.09%) Support Engineer
12 54 (2.79%) Office 365 Consultant
13 53 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
14 51 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
15 45 (2.33%) Support Analyst
15 45 (2.33%) Technical Architect
16 41 (2.12%) Office 365 Architect
17 40 (2.07%) SharePoint Administrator
18 39 (2.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 37 (1.91%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (12.00%) .NET
2 141 (7.29%) HTML
3 124 (6.41%) CSS
4 84 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 77 (3.98%) Web Services
6 73 (3.78%) XML
7 67 (3.47%) jQuery
8 47 (2.43%) REST
9 46 (2.38%) React
10 43 (2.22%) JSON
11 39 (2.02%) AngularJS
12 30 (1.55%) .NET Framework
13 29 (1.50%) HTML5
14 23 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (1.19%) CSS3
15 21 (1.09%) SOAP
16 20 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (0.93%) Ajax
18 18 (0.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 139 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.88%) User Experience
3 71 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 50 (2.59%) NHS
5 46 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (2.28%) Data Centre
7 36 (1.86%) e-Health
7 36 (1.86%) LIMS
7 36 (1.86%) PACS
7 36 (1.86%) PKI
8 31 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.24%) Clustering
10 18 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 17 (0.88%) PMI
12 15 (0.78%) e-Learning
12 15 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (0.78%) Replication
13 13 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.67%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 529 (27.37%) Windows
2 213 (11.02%) Windows 10
3 209 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 127 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 45 (2.33%) Linux
8 42 (2.17%) Android
8 42 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 29 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 15 (0.78%) Unix
12 11 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.57%) VMS
13 8 (0.41%) CentOS
13 8 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.16%) HPUX
16 3 (0.16%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (21.83%) Migration
2 360 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (12.62%) CRM
4 233 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
5 199 (10.29%) Project Management
6 164 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 162 (8.38%) ITIL
8 139 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
9 128 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 123 (6.36%) Workflow
11 121 (6.26%) Change Management
12 119 (6.16%) DevOps
13 116 (6.00%) Data Migration
14 95 (4.91%) Analytics
15 81 (4.19%) Document Management
15 81 (4.19%) Project Delivery
16 76 (3.93%) PRINCE2
17 73 (3.78%) Scrum
18 67 (3.47%) Business Analysis
19 63 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 304 (15.73%) SQL
2 244 (12.62%) PowerShell
3 202 (10.45%) C#
4 194 (10.04%) JavaScript
5 43 (2.22%) Java
6 29 (1.50%) Python
7 26 (1.35%) VBA
8 19 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 17 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 13 (0.67%) PHP
11 12 (0.62%) C
11 12 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.57%) C++
12 11 (0.57%) TypeScript
13 8 (0.41%) Perl
14 7 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.36%) VBScript
15 6 (0.31%) Groovy
15 6 (0.31%) Ruby
16 4 (0.21%) Clipper
Qualifications
1 291 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 191 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 92 (4.76%) Degree
4 87 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (2.95%) DV Cleared
6 46 (2.38%) MCSE
7 30 (1.55%) MCSA
8 24 (1.24%) CCA
8 24 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
9 23 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.19%) ISEB
10 22 (1.14%) PMI Certification
11 21 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (0.98%) CCNA
13 15 (0.78%) CCNP
13 15 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (0.67%) PMP
16 12 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.55%) PMO
2 64 (3.31%) SLA
3 63 (3.26%) GDPR
4 62 (3.21%) QA
5 36 (1.86%) HL7
6 20 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.41%) NIST
9 6 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.31%) P3O
10 5 (0.26%) GxP
11 3 (0.16%) GAMP
11 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.10%) COBIT
12 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.052%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.052%) RMADS
13 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 484 (25.04%) Active Directory
2 127 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (1.97%) XenApp
6 26 (1.35%) DFS Replication
6 26 (1.35%) vSphere
7 25 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 24 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (0.67%) BitLocker
10 13 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (0.57%) Firmware
12 10 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.52%) VMware NSX
13 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.36%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.36%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 199 (10.29%) SCCM
2 58 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 56 (2.90%) SCOM
4 30 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
5 29 (1.50%) WSUS
6 24 (1.24%) AirWatch
7 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.41%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.41%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.36%) Ansible
11 7 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
11 7 (0.36%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.36%) SCSM
11 7 (0.36%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.31%) vRealize
13 5 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1,009 (52.20%) Microsoft
2 182 (9.42%) VMware
3 125 (6.47%) Citrix
4 91 (4.71%) Oracle
5 85 (4.40%) Cisco
6 80 (4.14%) SAP
7 41 (2.12%) HP
8 38 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (1.71%) Nintex
10 29 (1.50%) Google
11 28 (1.45%) Dell
12 26 (1.35%) Adobe
13 25 (1.29%) Apple
14 23 (1.19%) Remedy
15 22 (1.14%) McAfee
16 19 (0.98%) Tableau
17 17 (0.88%) Sparx
18 15 (0.78%) Meraki
18 15 (0.78%) Trend Micro
19 14 (0.72%) ServiceNow