Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 67 63
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2420 3230 3357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.55% 3.30% 3.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.30% 17.81% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1491 2109 2205
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £213 £217 £214
90th Percentile £538 £526 £525
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 129 131
England median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.25 £12.16
90th Percentile £47.00 £56.90 £42.55
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +21.62%

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 15814 18137 18404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.67% 18.55% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10486 11824 11695
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 450 552
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.15 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.83 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -40 1012 £425 +6.25% 119
South East -22 462 £363 -3.33% 34
North of England +11 348 £350 +6.06% 53
Midlands -23 238 £381 +0.33% 24
South West -30 190 £350 - 19
West Midlands -4 176 £400 +6.67% 13
North West +18 165 £375 +11.11% 31
East of England -17 158 £350 -6.67% 15
Yorkshire +1 130 £306 -7.89% 20
East Midlands -45 59 £350 -6.67% 11
North East +27 53 £355 +10.94% 2
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 949 (39.21%) Microsoft
2 778 (32.15%) Office 365
3 520 (21.49%) Windows
4 448 (18.51%) Migration
5 441 (18.22%) Active Directory
6 433 (17.89%) SQL
7 412 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
8 407 (16.82%) Finance
9 393 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
10 363 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 357 (14.75%) SQL Server
12 335 (13.84%) .NET
13 313 (12.93%) Project Management
14 303 (12.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 301 (12.44%) Security Cleared
16 297 (12.27%) C#
17 287 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 283 (11.69%) JavaScript
19 278 (11.49%) PowerShell
20 247 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
21 245 (10.12%) HTML
22 222 (9.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 221 (9.13%) Skype for Business
24 220 (9.09%) SC Cleared
25 219 (9.05%) MS Exchange
26 217 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
27 215 (8.88%) SharePoint 2010
28 208 (8.60%) CRM
29 207 (8.55%) PMO
30 206 (8.51%) CSS

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
1 303 (12.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 221 (9.13%) Skype for Business
3 219 (9.05%) MS Exchange
4 215 (8.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 92 (3.80%) IIS
6 85 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
7 81 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 61 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
9 57 (2.36%) CMS
10 55 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 38 (1.57%) Confluence
12 36 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (1.03%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.91%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.83%) Apache
15 20 (0.83%) MS Project Server
15 20 (0.83%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.74%) Drupal
17 17 (0.70%) JBoss
18 15 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 412 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 363 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 222 (9.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 165 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
5 131 (5.41%) MS Visio
6 52 (2.15%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.58%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.17%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.17%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.12%) InVision
11 3 (0.12%) Stata
12 2 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.083%) InDesign
13 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 148 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.29%) Maximo
7 7 (0.29%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.12%) Eikon
11 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.12%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM On Demand
11 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 778 (32.15%) Office 365
2 287 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (4.50%) OneDrive
4 54 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 51 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (2.11%) Yammer
6 29 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (1.07%) IaaS
8 23 (0.95%) PaaS
9 14 (0.58%) SaaS
10 9 (0.37%) Slack
11 8 (0.33%) Trello
12 6 (0.25%) G Suite
12 6 (0.25%) GitHub
13 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.21%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 205 (8.47%) Skype
2 139 (5.74%) Intranet
3 86 (3.55%) DNS
4 81 (3.35%) SAN
5 69 (2.85%) Firewall
6 60 (2.48%) WAN
7 50 (2.07%) DHCP
7 50 (2.07%) LAN
8 49 (2.02%) TCP/IP
9 45 (1.86%) Internet
10 34 (1.40%) NAS
11 33 (1.36%) VPN
12 25 (1.03%) Wireless
13 19 (0.79%) SMS
14 18 (0.74%) LDAP
15 17 (0.70%) iSCSI
16 16 (0.66%) VoIP
16 16 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (0.58%) VLAN
18 12 (0.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 125 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (2.77%) Power BI
5 62 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (1.61%) Relational Database
10 28 (1.16%) EDRMS
11 27 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 25 (1.03%) QlikView
12 25 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
13 24 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 22 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (0.79%) MySQL
17 18 (0.74%) Big Data
17 18 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
18 15 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 109 (4.50%) JIRA
2 103 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 100 (4.13%) Visual Studio
4 63 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 31 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 27 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.79%) Subversion
8 14 (0.58%) gulp
9 13 (0.54%) Bitbucket
9 13 (0.54%) NUnit
10 12 (0.50%) Maven
10 12 (0.50%) MorphX
10 12 (0.50%) Selenium
11 11 (0.45%) Ant
12 10 (0.41%) JMeter
13 9 (0.37%) MSTest
13 9 (0.37%) NuGet
13 9 (0.37%) SoapUI
13 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.33%) Cucumber
General
1 407 (16.82%) Finance
2 126 (5.21%) Banking
3 79 (3.26%) Advertising
4 76 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.81%) Marketing
6 53 (2.19%) Retail
7 52 (2.15%) Legal
8 42 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.32%) Law
9 32 (1.32%) Publishing
10 25 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 24 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (0.83%) Electronics
13 18 (0.74%) Automotive
13 18 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.70%) Back Office
15 14 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.33%) Front Office
16 8 (0.33%) German Language
16 8 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 473 (19.55%) Developer
2 424 (17.52%) Analyst
3 234 (9.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 220 (9.09%) Consultant
5 192 (7.93%) Project Manager
6 161 (6.65%) Administrator
7 158 (6.53%) Architect
8 120 (4.96%) Business Analyst
9 102 (4.21%) SharePoint Administrator
10 93 (3.84%) SharePoint Consultant
11 76 (3.14%) .NET Developer
12 73 (3.02%) Support Engineer
13 61 (2.52%) Senior Developer
14 60 (2.48%) Coordinator
14 60 (2.48%) PMO Analyst
15 56 (2.31%) SharePoint Project Manager
15 56 (2.31%) Support Analyst
16 54 (2.23%) SharePoint Architect
17 51 (2.11%) C# Developer
18 50 (2.07%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (13.84%) .NET
2 245 (10.12%) HTML
3 206 (8.51%) CSS
4 133 (5.50%) ASP.NET
5 96 (3.97%) XML
6 95 (3.93%) jQuery
7 93 (3.84%) Web Services
8 77 (3.18%) AngularJS
9 73 (3.02%) REST
10 67 (2.77%) .NET Framework
11 50 (2.07%) HTML5
12 44 (1.82%) WCF
13 42 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (1.61%) Ajax
15 32 (1.32%) SOAP
16 30 (1.24%) Entity Framework
16 30 (1.24%) JSON
17 29 (1.20%) Middleware
18 27 (1.12%) Node.js
19 26 (1.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 202 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 69 (2.85%) User Experience
4 56 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 52 (2.15%) Clustering
6 31 (1.28%) Virtual Team
7 29 (1.20%) CESG
8 26 (1.07%) Replication
9 25 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.03%) Social Media
10 23 (0.95%) PKI
11 22 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 22 (0.91%) Taxonomies
12 20 (0.83%) Blackberry
12 20 (0.83%) NHS
13 19 (0.79%) iPad
14 18 (0.74%) Driving Licence
15 16 (0.66%) iPhone
16 15 (0.62%) CMDB
17 14 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 520 (21.49%) Windows
2 179 (7.40%) Windows Server
3 111 (4.59%) Windows 7
4 108 (4.46%) Windows 10
5 107 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (3.22%) Linux
8 64 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (2.07%) Unix
10 27 (1.12%) Android
10 27 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 23 (0.95%) Solaris
12 21 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.54%) SUSE
14 12 (0.50%) AIX
14 12 (0.50%) HPUX
15 11 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.12%) CentOS
16 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (18.51%) Migration
2 393 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (12.93%) Project Management
4 247 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
5 217 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 208 (8.60%) CRM
7 201 (8.31%) ITIL
8 166 (6.86%) Workflow
9 131 (5.41%) PRINCE2
10 121 (5.00%) Document Management
11 112 (4.63%) Scrum
12 107 (4.42%) Change Management
13 100 (4.13%) Data Migration
14 98 (4.05%) Content Management
15 91 (3.76%) Programme Management
16 81 (3.35%) Business Analysis
17 77 (3.18%) ETL
18 76 (3.14%) Change Control
18 76 (3.14%) MVC
19 70 (2.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 433 (17.89%) SQL
2 297 (12.27%) C#
3 283 (11.69%) JavaScript
4 278 (11.49%) PowerShell
5 72 (2.98%) T-SQL
6 42 (1.74%) Java
7 35 (1.45%) VBA
8 30 (1.24%) VBScript
9 23 (0.95%) VB
10 22 (0.91%) TypeScript
11 21 (0.87%) C
11 21 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 18 (0.74%) PHP
13 13 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.50%) X++
15 10 (0.41%) Python
16 9 (0.37%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.37%) Perl
17 7 (0.29%) C++
17 7 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 301 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 220 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 141 (5.83%) Degree
4 134 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 70 (2.89%) DV Cleared
6 68 (2.81%) MCSE
7 34 (1.40%) MCSA
8 29 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 26 (1.07%) PMP
10 24 (0.99%) ISEB
11 23 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (0.70%) CCNA
13 16 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 10 (0.41%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (8.55%) PMO
2 49 (2.02%) SLA
3 48 (1.98%) QA
4 35 (1.45%) GDPR
5 34 (1.40%) Data Quality
6 31 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.54%) MiFID
8 11 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.33%) COBIT
9 8 (0.33%) P3O
9 8 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.29%) HL7
11 6 (0.25%) GMP
11 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.21%) RMADS
13 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.083%) Def Stans
14 2 (0.083%) FIPS 140-2
14 2 (0.083%) GCP
14 2 (0.083%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 441 (18.22%) Active Directory
2 134 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.40%) XenApp
5 30 (1.24%) BitLocker
5 30 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 29 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (1.12%) vSphere
8 22 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (0.62%) Terminal Services
12 12 (0.50%) KVM
12 12 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (0.37%) Samba
14 8 (0.33%) Brightmail
15 7 (0.29%) Docker
16 5 (0.21%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (3.60%) SCCM
2 35 (1.45%) SCOM
3 32 (1.32%) NetBackup
4 31 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 30 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 23 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 22 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
7 22 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 20 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 19 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 15 (0.62%) AirWatch
11 14 (0.58%) WSUS
12 12 (0.50%) OpenView
13 9 (0.37%) Ansible
13 9 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
15 5 (0.21%) DatAdvantage
15 5 (0.21%) TeamSite
16 4 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
16 4 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 949 (39.21%) Microsoft
2 189 (7.81%) VMware
3 112 (4.63%) HP
4 106 (4.38%) Citrix
5 91 (3.76%) Cisco
6 90 (3.72%) Oracle
6 90 (3.72%) SAP
7 70 (2.89%) Nintex
8 43 (1.78%) Tableau
9 39 (1.61%) McAfee
9 39 (1.61%) Veritas
10 36 (1.49%) Symantec
11 34 (1.40%) NetApp
12 32 (1.32%) IBM
13 29 (1.20%) ServiceNow
14 25 (1.03%) Dell
15 24 (0.99%) Remedy
16 23 (0.95%) 3PAR
16 23 (0.95%) Altiris
16 23 (0.95%) Salesforce.com