Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 93 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 -26 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2,259 2,388 3,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.43% 2.63% 3.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.45% 15.65% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,361 1,466 2,132
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £206 £213 £219
90th Percentile £563 £533 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 121 136
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -18.37% +15.29%
10th Percentile £14.14 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £55.25
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.98% +9.41%

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 15,631 15,262 18,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 16.82% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,337 9,980 12,341
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 394 453
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.55 £48.75 £45.95
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -17 950 £425 - 201
South East -11 511 £400 +6.67% 127
North of England -18 292 £375 +15.38% 106
Midlands -34 183 £400 +14.29% 71
South West -10 178 £380 +8.57% 63
North West +3 150 £363 -3.33% 49
East of England -8 139 £375 -11.76% 52
West Midlands -42 119 £379 +8.21% 51
Yorkshire -6 110 £375 +25.00% 38
East Midlands -1 65 £404 +15.36% 20
North East -44 33 £450 +38.46% 19
South Coast - 2 - -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 943 (41.74%) Microsoft
2 793 (35.10%) Office 365
3 535 (23.68%) Windows
4 444 (19.65%) Active Directory
5 437 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 425 (18.81%) Migration
7 408 (18.06%) Finance
8 386 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
9 348 (15.41%) Microsoft Office
10 341 (15.10%) Microsoft Excel
10 341 (15.10%) PowerShell
11 328 (14.52%) SQL Server
12 301 (13.32%) SQL
13 298 (13.19%) C#
14 297 (13.15%) .NET
15 293 (12.97%) Security Cleared
16 271 (12.00%) Project Management
17 254 (11.24%) ITIL
18 232 (10.27%) SC Cleared
19 231 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
20 223 (9.87%) SharePoint 2013
20 223 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
21 214 (9.47%) JavaScript
22 212 (9.38%) Skype
23 211 (9.34%) Windows Server
24 206 (9.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 202 (8.94%) Skype for Business
26 189 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
27 183 (8.10%) CSS
27 183 (8.10%) OneDrive

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
1 223 (9.87%) SharePoint 2013
2 202 (8.94%) Skype for Business
3 157 (6.95%) MS Exchange
4 131 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 102 (4.52%) IIS
6 72 (3.19%) Confluence
6 72 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
7 60 (2.66%) CMS
8 59 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 35 (1.55%) K2 blackpearl
10 34 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (1.06%) Umbraco
12 22 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (0.97%) IBM Notes
13 21 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (0.75%) Apache
15 15 (0.66%) SAS
16 14 (0.62%) Apache Spark
17 13 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 12 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 348 (15.41%) Microsoft Office
2 341 (15.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 206 (9.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 140 (6.20%) MS Visio
5 136 (6.02%) Microsoft Project
6 62 (2.74%) InfoPath
7 20 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.27%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.18%) PTC Creo
10 4 (0.18%) Windchill
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.13%) InVision
11 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.044%) InDesign
12 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 102 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.31%) CA PPM
4 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.18%) Primavera
6 4 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.13%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.13%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.089%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.089%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.089%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 793 (35.10%) Office 365
2 437 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (8.10%) OneDrive
4 98 (4.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 84 (3.72%) Yammer
6 56 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
7 55 (2.43%) SaaS
8 52 (2.30%) IaaS
9 39 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
10 35 (1.55%) PaaS
11 18 (0.80%) G Suite
12 16 (0.71%) Slack
12 16 (0.71%) Trello
13 13 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (0.53%) Azure Functions
14 12 (0.53%) Serverless
14 12 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
15 8 (0.35%) Google Drive
16 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 212 (9.38%) Skype
2 128 (5.67%) DNS
3 115 (5.09%) Intranet
4 95 (4.21%) Firewall
5 85 (3.76%) DHCP
6 74 (3.28%) Internet
7 57 (2.52%) SAN
8 52 (2.30%) LAN
9 46 (2.04%) VPN
10 40 (1.77%) WAN
11 37 (1.64%) TCP/IP
12 24 (1.06%) NetScaler
13 23 (1.02%) Kerberos
13 23 (1.02%) Wireless
14 19 (0.84%) WebEx
15 17 (0.75%) NAS
15 17 (0.75%) SSL
16 15 (0.66%) DMZ
16 15 (0.66%) SMS
16 15 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 92 (4.07%) Power BI
3 71 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (1.06%) MS Access
9 24 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (0.97%) Electronic Patient Records
11 19 (0.84%) PowerPivot
12 17 (0.75%) NoSQL
13 14 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 14 (0.62%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.53%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 121 (5.36%) JIRA
2 104 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 77 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 47 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 36 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 36 (1.59%) Selenium
7 25 (1.11%) GitLab
7 25 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 16 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 13 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.53%) gulp
11 12 (0.53%) JUnit
11 12 (0.53%) SonarQube
11 12 (0.53%) Visual Studio Code
12 11 (0.49%) Jasmine
12 11 (0.49%) JMeter
13 10 (0.44%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 408 (18.06%) Finance
2 100 (4.43%) Banking
3 81 (3.59%) Legal
4 48 (2.12%) Retail
5 44 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 42 (1.86%) Advertising
7 40 (1.77%) Law
8 39 (1.73%) Publishing
9 38 (1.68%) Marketing
10 34 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 33 (1.46%) Investment Banking
12 29 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (1.02%) Back Office
14 20 (0.89%) Military
15 17 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.49%) Billing
16 11 (0.49%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.27%) Front Office
17 6 (0.27%) Local Government
18 5 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 461 (20.41%) Developer
2 387 (17.13%) Analyst
3 241 (10.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 174 (7.70%) Project Manager
5 157 (6.95%) Consultant
6 150 (6.64%) Architect
7 135 (5.98%) Administrator
8 93 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 91 (4.03%) Business Analyst
10 86 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 79 (3.50%) SharePoint Consultant
12 71 (3.14%) SharePoint Administrator
13 67 (2.97%) Support Engineer
14 58 (2.57%) SharePoint Analyst
15 57 (2.52%) Office 365 Engineer
16 56 (2.48%) SharePoint Engineer
17 54 (2.39%) C# Developer
18 53 (2.35%) .NET Developer
19 51 (2.26%) IT Support
20 50 (2.21%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (13.15%) .NET
2 183 (8.10%) CSS
3 179 (7.92%) HTML
4 128 (5.67%) jQuery
5 119 (5.27%) ASP.NET
6 93 (4.12%) Web Services
7 89 (3.94%) REST
8 74 (3.28%) AngularJS
9 65 (2.88%) XML
10 57 (2.52%) React
11 48 (2.12%) .NET Framework
12 46 (2.04%) HTML5
13 42 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (1.46%) WCF
16 32 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (1.33%) Node.js
18 27 (1.20%) JSON
19 23 (1.02%) Entity Framework
19 23 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 62 (2.74%) User Experience
4 59 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 58 (2.57%) PKI
6 50 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 43 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 34 (1.51%) NHS
8 34 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
9 31 (1.37%) Clustering
10 29 (1.28%) Fat Client
10 29 (1.28%) Thin Client
11 27 (1.20%) LIMS
12 24 (1.06%) Blackberry
13 22 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 22 (0.97%) e-Health
13 22 (0.97%) PACS
14 21 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 21 (0.93%) Taxonomies
15 19 (0.84%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 535 (23.68%) Windows
2 211 (9.34%) Windows Server
3 178 (7.88%) Windows 10
4 128 (5.67%) Windows 7
5 113 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (3.63%) Linux
8 49 (2.17%) Unix
9 40 (1.77%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.37%) Android
11 30 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (0.93%) Solaris
13 17 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.75%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.27%) zOS
17 4 (0.18%) AIX
17 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (18.81%) Migration
2 386 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (12.00%) Project Management
4 254 (11.24%) ITIL
5 223 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
6 189 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
7 159 (7.04%) CRM
8 149 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 138 (6.11%) Change Management
10 128 (5.67%) Scrum
10 128 (5.67%) Workflow
11 122 (5.40%) PRINCE2
12 101 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 97 (4.29%) Business Analysis
14 94 (4.16%) Analytics
14 94 (4.16%) DevOps
15 86 (3.81%) Content Management
16 81 (3.59%) Data Migration
16 81 (3.59%) Document Management
17 79 (3.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 341 (15.10%) PowerShell
2 301 (13.32%) SQL
3 298 (13.19%) C#
4 214 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 63 (2.79%) Java
6 43 (1.90%) C
7 35 (1.55%) Python
8 34 (1.51%) T-SQL
9 30 (1.33%) VBA
10 24 (1.06%) TypeScript
11 19 (0.84%) VB
12 16 (0.71%) R
13 14 (0.62%) C++
13 14 (0.62%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.44%) MATLAB
15 10 (0.44%) Perl
15 10 (0.44%) VBScript
16 8 (0.35%) ES6
17 7 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 293 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 232 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 129 (5.71%) Degree
4 95 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.28%) MCSE
6 29 (1.28%) PMP
7 28 (1.24%) PMI Certification
8 27 (1.20%) MCSA
9 20 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (0.80%) MCITP
11 17 (0.75%) CCNA
11 17 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (0.58%) CCA
13 13 (0.58%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (8.01%) PMO
2 62 (2.74%) SLA
3 57 (2.52%) GDPR
4 48 (2.12%) QA
5 38 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.97%) HL7
7 15 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.53%) GxP
9 4 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.18%) GMP
9 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.13%) GCP
10 3 (0.13%) GLP
11 2 (0.089%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.044%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.044%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.044%) IFRS
System Software
1 444 (19.65%) Active Directory
2 107 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 47 (2.08%) XenApp
5 42 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 28 (1.24%) vSphere
8 25 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.66%) BitLocker
10 14 (0.62%) Docker
10 14 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (0.62%) XenServer
11 13 (0.58%) DFS Replication
12 11 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (0.35%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.18%) Dovecot
16 4 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 139 (6.15%) SCCM
2 50 (2.21%) SCOM
3 47 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 29 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
5 21 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 19 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 19 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
7 18 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (0.75%) WSUS
9 12 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
10 11 (0.49%) vCenter Server
11 10 (0.44%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.35%) HP SIM
13 8 (0.35%) OpenSSO
13 8 (0.35%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.31%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.31%) vRealize
15 6 (0.27%) SCSM
16 5 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 943 (41.74%) Microsoft
2 170 (7.53%) VMware
3 133 (5.89%) Citrix
4 118 (5.22%) SAP
5 97 (4.29%) Oracle
6 93 (4.12%) Cisco
7 62 (2.74%) HP
8 59 (2.61%) Nintex
9 46 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 43 (1.90%) Google
11 35 (1.55%) Apple
12 31 (1.37%) Adobe
13 30 (1.33%) McAfee
14 29 (1.28%) Dell
15 28 (1.24%) NetApp
16 25 (1.11%) Remedy
16 25 (1.11%) Sitecore
17 23 (1.02%) IBM
18 22 (0.97%) Lotus
19 20 (0.89%) Sony