Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 112 81
Rank change year-on-year +22 -31 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2,225 2,052 2,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.67% 2.22% 2.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.02% 13.53% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 1,285 1,534
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £205 £213 £211
90th Percentile £559 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 88 111
England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.23 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.00% -19.10% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £51.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% +11.11%

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 13,076 15,161 14,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 16.43% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,399 10,124 9,415
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £263
90th Percentile £641 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 347 345
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £19.63
% change year-on-year +1.27% +0.64% -4.27%

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019. 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 +3 830 £425 - 75
South East +23 531 £415 +6.41% 70
North of England +56 275 £393 +12.14% 61
Midlands +36 236 £380 -5.00% 34
West Midlands +42 187 £400 +6.67% 25
South West -10 185 £400 +12.68% 31
East of England +35 149 £400 +14.29% 20
North West +62 143 £375 +9.65% 37
Yorkshire +11 91 £400 +6.67% 18
East Midlands -3 48 £366 -8.44% 9
North East +36 40 £450 +38.46% 6
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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 1,073 (48.22%) Microsoft
2 883 (39.69%) Office 365
3 574 (25.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 548 (24.63%) Windows
5 526 (23.64%) Active Directory
6 416 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
7 406 (18.25%) Migration
8 389 (17.48%) Finance
9 378 (16.99%) SQL Server
10 367 (16.49%) SQL
11 352 (15.82%) .NET
12 349 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
13 316 (14.20%) C#
14 312 (14.02%) Security Cleared
15 284 (12.76%) Microsoft Excel
16 267 (12.00%) PowerShell
17 254 (11.42%) SC Cleared
18 252 (11.33%) Power Platform
19 244 (10.97%) Project Management
20 243 (10.92%) JavaScript
21 233 (10.47%) Skype
22 227 (10.20%) Windows Server
23 223 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
24 204 (9.17%) CRM
25 202 (9.08%) ITIL
25 202 (9.08%) Skype for Business
26 197 (8.85%) Windows 10
27 194 (8.72%) VMware
28 191 (8.58%) OneDrive
29 190 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 202 (9.08%) Skype for Business
2 157 (7.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 147 (6.61%) MS Exchange
4 132 (5.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 119 (5.35%) IIS
6 73 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
7 56 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (2.34%) Confluence
9 38 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
10 37 (1.66%) CMS
11 26 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (0.76%) Apache
13 15 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.31%) Drupal
15 7 (0.31%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.27%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
16 6 (0.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 349 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
2 284 (12.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 169 (7.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 109 (4.90%) Microsoft Project
5 75 (3.37%) MS Visio
6 27 (1.21%) InfoPath
7 14 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.49%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.18%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.13%) Sketch
12 3 (0.13%) Stata
13 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.045%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.045%) Maya
13 1 (0.045%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 171 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.27%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.27%) SAP R/3
6 5 (0.22%) Relativity
7 4 (0.18%) HFM
7 4 (0.18%) Lorenzo
7 4 (0.18%) Maximo
7 4 (0.18%) Revive Adserver
8 3 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
8 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.13%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.090%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.090%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.090%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 883 (39.69%) Office 365
2 574 (25.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 252 (11.33%) Power Platform
4 191 (8.58%) OneDrive
5 132 (5.93%) Dynamics 365
6 123 (5.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 106 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
8 90 (4.04%) PowerApps
9 58 (2.61%) Yammer
10 53 (2.38%) ShareGate
11 38 (1.71%) SaaS
12 31 (1.39%) IaaS
13 30 (1.35%) Microsoft Flow
14 24 (1.08%) PaaS
15 12 (0.54%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (0.54%) Azure Functions
15 12 (0.54%) Azure Stack
15 12 (0.54%) Serverless
15 12 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
16 10 (0.45%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 233 (10.47%) Skype
2 119 (5.35%) DNS
3 109 (4.90%) Firewall
4 90 (4.04%) Internet
5 79 (3.55%) DHCP
6 75 (3.37%) Intranet
7 68 (3.06%) VPN
8 61 (2.74%) SAN
8 61 (2.74%) WAN
9 48 (2.16%) TCP/IP
10 41 (1.84%) LAN
11 30 (1.35%) VLAN
12 21 (0.94%) Unified Communications
13 19 (0.85%) NAS
13 19 (0.85%) Wireless
14 18 (0.81%) MPLS
15 17 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 162 (7.28%) Power BI
3 104 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 53 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (1.80%) MySQL
9 35 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
10 34 (1.53%) Relational Database
11 29 (1.30%) Electronic Patient Records
12 27 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
13 22 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
13 22 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 22 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (0.63%) MongoDB
14 14 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
14 14 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
15 13 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 140 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 111 (4.99%) JIRA
3 99 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 66 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 62 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 45 (2.02%) Jenkins
7 21 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 21 (0.94%) Selenium
8 20 (0.90%) JMeter
8 20 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 16 (0.72%) JUnit
11 11 (0.49%) PVCS
12 8 (0.36%) ERwin
12 8 (0.36%) Mockito
12 8 (0.36%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.36%) SonarQube
12 8 (0.36%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.31%) git-flow
13 7 (0.31%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 389 (17.48%) Finance
2 64 (2.88%) Banking
3 50 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 35 (1.57%) Retail
5 33 (1.48%) Legal
6 31 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.26%) Marketing
8 26 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (1.08%) French Language
10 22 (0.99%) Law
11 20 (0.90%) Advertising
11 20 (0.90%) Publishing
12 19 (0.85%) German Language
13 16 (0.72%) Back Office
13 16 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.72%) Local Government
14 13 (0.58%) Military
15 12 (0.54%) Billing
16 9 (0.40%) Electronics
17 7 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 506 (22.74%) Developer
2 329 (14.79%) Analyst
3 243 (10.92%) SharePoint Developer
4 169 (7.60%) Architect
5 133 (5.98%) Consultant
6 131 (5.89%) Project Manager
7 86 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 84 (3.78%) Administrator
9 76 (3.42%) Business Analyst
10 72 (3.24%) Support Engineer
11 71 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 63 (2.83%) PMO Analyst
13 61 (2.74%) Support Analyst
14 57 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
15 54 (2.43%) Office 365 Engineer
16 52 (2.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 52 (2.34%) SharePoint Consultant
17 50 (2.25%) Office 365 Architect
18 47 (2.11%) CRM Developer
19 44 (1.98%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (15.82%) .NET
2 184 (8.27%) HTML
3 165 (7.42%) CSS
4 145 (6.52%) ASP.NET
5 136 (6.11%) jQuery
6 133 (5.98%) Web Services
7 105 (4.72%) REST
8 100 (4.49%) XML
9 93 (4.18%) JSON
10 88 (3.96%) AngularJS
11 80 (3.60%) .NET Framework
12 59 (2.65%) WCF
13 47 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 47 (2.11%) HTML5
14 46 (2.07%) React
15 45 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 37 (1.66%) Node.js
18 36 (1.62%) Ajax
19 35 (1.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 99 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (3.28%) User Experience
5 52 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 34 (1.53%) NHS
8 31 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 28 (1.26%) e-Health
9 28 (1.26%) LIMS
9 28 (1.26%) PACS
10 26 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 25 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.03%) Blackberry
12 23 (1.03%) PKI
13 19 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 18 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (0.81%) Social Media
15 17 (0.76%) e-Learning
16 16 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 548 (24.63%) Windows
2 227 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 197 (8.85%) Windows 10
4 101 (4.54%) Linux
5 96 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (3.96%) Windows 7
7 72 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (1.62%) Unix
10 26 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.58%) Android
13 11 (0.49%) Solaris
14 10 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.40%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.36%) VMS
17 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (18.25%) Migration
3 244 (10.97%) Project Management
4 223 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
5 204 (9.17%) CRM
6 202 (9.08%) ITIL
7 190 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 160 (7.19%) DevOps
9 148 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
10 120 (5.39%) Workflow
11 115 (5.17%) Change Management
12 110 (4.94%) Analytics
13 108 (4.85%) Scrum
14 102 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 94 (4.22%) Data Migration
16 89 (4.00%) PRINCE2
17 87 (3.91%) MVC
18 75 (3.37%) Data Modelling
19 73 (3.28%) Service Management
20 70 (3.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 367 (16.49%) SQL
2 316 (14.20%) C#
3 267 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 243 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 74 (3.33%) Java
6 64 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 39 (1.75%) VBA
8 28 (1.26%) Python
9 25 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 22 (0.99%) VB
11 20 (0.90%) C
12 15 (0.67%) PHP
12 15 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.63%) TypeScript
14 12 (0.54%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.45%) C++
15 10 (0.45%) Perl
15 10 (0.45%) R
16 8 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 312 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 254 (11.42%) SC Cleared
3 84 (3.78%) Degree
4 83 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 37 (1.66%) PMP
8 33 (1.48%) MCSE
9 27 (1.21%) ISTQB
9 27 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (1.17%) ISEB
11 25 (1.12%) MCSA
12 24 (1.08%) CCNA
12 24 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
16 11 (0.49%) CCNP
17 10 (0.45%) DBS Check
18 9 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.80%) PMO
2 77 (3.46%) QA
3 40 (1.80%) SLA
4 34 (1.53%) GDPR
5 33 (1.48%) HL7
6 23 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.27%) IFRS
9 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.18%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.13%) Dublin Core
11 3 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.13%) P3O
11 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.090%) GMP
12 2 (0.090%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.090%) NIST
System Software
1 526 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 105 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 51 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (1.08%) XenApp
6 23 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.94%) Docker
8 20 (0.90%) vSphere
9 18 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.63%) VMware NSX
12 12 (0.54%) Shibboleth
13 10 (0.45%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.27%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 168 (7.55%) SCCM
2 74 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (1.66%) SCOM
3 37 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
4 35 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 27 (1.21%) WSUS
6 23 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 21 (0.94%) Puppet
8 20 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 18 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 16 (0.72%) Terraform
11 13 (0.58%) Ansible
12 12 (0.54%) HP ALM
13 9 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (0.36%) vCenter Server
15 7 (0.31%) SCVMM
16 6 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
16 6 (0.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1,073 (48.22%) Microsoft
2 194 (8.72%) VMware
3 101 (4.54%) SAP
4 97 (4.36%) Oracle
5 85 (3.82%) Cisco
6 81 (3.64%) Citrix
7 56 (2.52%) HP
8 43 (1.93%) McAfee
9 38 (1.71%) Nintex
10 36 (1.62%) Dell
11 32 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (1.21%) ServiceNow
12 27 (1.21%) Tableau
13 23 (1.03%) Google
14 21 (0.94%) NetApp
15 20 (0.90%) Veeam
16 19 (0.85%) EMC
16 19 (0.85%) Remedy
17 18 (0.81%) Apple
18 17 (0.76%) Symantec