Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 89 114
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 -39
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1,505 2,387 2,082
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.69% 2.71% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.88% 16.77% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 1,557 1,341
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £560 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 80 105
Median hourly rate £25.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.52% -11.43% -32.69%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £38.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.68 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +71.20% -13.04% -31.00%

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 7,973 14,232 15,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.25% 16.16% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,129 9,271 10,191
Median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £269
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 282 331
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.64% -1.29% -2.56%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.68 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.63
% change year-on-year +19.97% +0.67% -1.95%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in England.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in England.

Hourly rate trend for SharePoint in England

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SharePoint in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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 +13 584 £425 -3.41% 127
South East -5 276 £400 -5.88% 93
North of England -1 248 £350 -17.65% 85
South West +9 177 £425 +8.97% 36
North West +18 141 £350 -19.86% 55
Midlands +18 138 £400 - 38
West Midlands +25 108 £450 +12.50% 24
East of England +6 76 £375 -6.25% 28
Yorkshire -30 61 £375 -8.81% 25
North East -3 46 £340 -15.00% 5
East Midlands +9 30 £350 -13.47% 14
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 818 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 649 (43.12%) Office 365
3 464 (30.83%) Azure
4 404 (26.84%) Windows
5 374 (24.85%) Active Directory
6 348 (23.12%) Migration
7 271 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
8 264 (17.54%) Power Platform
9 255 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
10 233 (15.48%) SQL
11 227 (15.08%) Security Cleared
12 219 (14.55%) SQL Server
13 211 (14.02%) Microsoft Excel
14 205 (13.62%) CRM
15 198 (13.16%) Finance
16 195 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
17 187 (12.43%) Dynamics CRM
18 183 (12.16%) .NET
18 183 (12.16%) Windows Server
19 182 (12.09%) Power BI
20 174 (11.56%) OneDrive
21 171 (11.36%) SCCM
22 162 (10.76%) Public Sector
23 159 (10.56%) PowerShell
24 156 (10.37%) Windows 10
25 154 (10.23%) Skype
25 154 (10.23%) C#
26 146 (9.70%) PowerApps
27 145 (9.63%) Dynamics 365
27 145 (9.63%) 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
1 123 (8.17%) Skype for Business
2 103 (6.84%) MS Exchange
3 73 (4.85%) IIS
4 54 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 50 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 45 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 44 (2.92%) CMS
8 37 (2.46%) Confluence
9 30 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.60%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.60%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
14 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.47%) LiveLink
15 6 (0.40%) Documentum
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.40%) WordPress
16 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 255 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
2 211 (14.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 120 (7.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (4.39%) MS Visio
5 60 (3.99%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.86%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.27%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.066%) Figma
11 1 (0.066%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.066%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.066%) Snagit
11 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 187 (12.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.33%) Scribe Insight
4 5 (0.33%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.20%) assyst
6 3 (0.20%) CA PPM
6 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.13%) Primavera
7 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.066%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 649 (43.12%) Office 365
2 464 (30.83%) Azure
3 264 (17.54%) Power Platform
4 174 (11.56%) OneDrive
5 146 (9.70%) PowerApps
6 145 (9.63%) Dynamics 365
7 104 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 74 (4.92%) Microsoft Flow
9 64 (4.25%) Yammer
10 44 (2.92%) AWS
11 34 (2.26%) SaaS
12 30 (1.99%) PaaS
13 23 (1.53%) Azure Functions
13 23 (1.53%) IaaS
13 23 (1.53%) Serverless
14 18 (1.20%) ShareGate
15 13 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
16 12 (0.80%) Mimecast
17 10 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
17 10 (0.66%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 154 (10.23%) Skype
2 83 (5.51%) DNS
3 73 (4.85%) DHCP
4 66 (4.39%) Intranet
5 49 (3.26%) WAN
6 45 (2.99%) LAN
7 41 (2.72%) Firewall
8 40 (2.66%) SAN
9 34 (2.26%) Internet
9 34 (2.26%) VPN
10 27 (1.79%) VoIP
11 24 (1.59%) MPLS
12 20 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (1.20%) TCP/IP
14 14 (0.93%) SSL
15 13 (0.86%) Extranet
15 13 (0.86%) NAS
15 13 (0.86%) NetScaler
15 13 (0.86%) Network Security
16 12 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 182 (12.09%) Power BI
3 91 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (1.93%) Electronic Patient Records
7 20 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (0.73%) MySQL
12 11 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.66%) Data Lake
14 9 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2017
16 7 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 58 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 53 (3.52%) JIRA
3 43 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 17 (1.13%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.73%) Selenium
7 7 (0.47%) Hudson
7 7 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.33%) eggPlant
9 5 (0.33%) JMeter
9 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.27%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.27%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (0.27%) SilkTest
11 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.20%) Postman
11 3 (0.20%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 198 (13.16%) Finance
2 162 (10.76%) Public Sector
3 42 (2.79%) Banking
4 37 (2.46%) Marketing
5 34 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 33 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.13%) Legal
8 26 (1.73%) Local Government
9 20 (1.33%) Publishing
10 17 (1.13%) Retail
11 14 (0.93%) German Language
12 13 (0.86%) Electronics
13 11 (0.73%) Back Office
13 11 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.66%) Front Office
14 10 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.60%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.47%) Military
17 6 (0.40%) Law
18 5 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 218 (14.49%) Developer
2 194 (12.89%) Analyst
3 159 (10.56%) Consultant
4 153 (10.17%) Architect
5 86 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 74 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 70 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 69 (4.58%) SharePoint Consultant
8 69 (4.58%) Support Engineer
9 68 (4.52%) Administrator
10 56 (3.72%) Business Analyst
11 45 (2.99%) Technical Architect
12 42 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
13 41 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
14 38 (2.52%) Office 365 Architect
14 38 (2.52%) Office 365 Consultant
15 36 (2.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 35 (2.33%) Office 365 Engineer
17 30 (1.99%) IT Support
17 30 (1.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (12.16%) .NET
2 111 (7.38%) HTML
3 80 (5.32%) CSS
4 68 (4.52%) XML
5 53 (3.52%) Web Services
6 49 (3.26%) ASP.NET
6 49 (3.26%) jQuery
7 32 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 32 (2.13%) REST
8 29 (1.93%) JSON
9 26 (1.73%) AngularJS
9 26 (1.73%) React
10 22 (1.46%) HTML5
11 20 (1.33%) Entity Framework
11 20 (1.33%) SAML
11 20 (1.33%) SOAP
12 19 (1.26%) OAuth
13 16 (1.06%) LINQ
13 16 (1.06%) OpenID
14 14 (0.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.19%) NHS
3 46 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.99%) User Experience
5 43 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 41 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (1.86%) e-Health
7 28 (1.86%) LIMS
7 28 (1.86%) PACS
8 27 (1.79%) PKI
9 18 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.06%) Clustering
11 14 (0.93%) iPad
11 14 (0.93%) iPhone
12 13 (0.86%) e-Learning
12 13 (0.86%) Replication
13 10 (0.66%) Learning Management System
13 10 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.60%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 404 (26.84%) Windows
2 183 (12.16%) Windows Server
3 156 (10.37%) Windows 10
4 71 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (3.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 54 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 33 (2.19%) Android
9 28 (1.86%) Windows Server 2019
10 27 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.73%) Linux
12 15 (1.00%) Unix
13 11 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.66%) VMS
15 9 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.60%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.20%) Solaris
18 2 (0.13%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (23.12%) Migration
2 271 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (13.62%) CRM
4 195 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (9.30%) ITIL
6 135 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
7 133 (8.84%) Project Management
8 110 (7.31%) DevOps
8 110 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 102 (6.78%) Data Migration
10 93 (6.18%) Workflow
11 83 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 79 (5.25%) Change Management
13 74 (4.92%) PRINCE2
14 72 (4.78%) Analytics
15 69 (4.58%) Document Management
16 61 (4.05%) Project Delivery
17 60 (3.99%) Scrum
18 49 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
19 46 (3.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 233 (15.48%) SQL
2 159 (10.56%) PowerShell
3 154 (10.23%) C#
4 141 (9.37%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.52%) Java
6 28 (1.86%) VB.NET
7 25 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 22 (1.46%) VBA
9 19 (1.26%) C
9 19 (1.26%) Python
10 10 (0.66%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.40%) C++
12 6 (0.40%) VBScript
13 5 (0.33%) VB
14 3 (0.20%) Ruby
15 2 (0.13%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.13%) Perl
15 2 (0.13%) PHP
15 2 (0.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 227 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 145 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 62 (4.12%) Degree
4 56 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.93%) MCSE
7 21 (1.40%) MCSA
8 17 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (1.00%) CCNA
10 15 (1.00%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.86%) MCP
12 12 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (0.80%) ISEB
13 11 (0.73%) CCA
14 10 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.60%) PMP
16 8 (0.53%) CISM
16 8 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.72%) GDPR
2 55 (3.65%) PMO
3 46 (3.06%) SLA
4 36 (2.39%) QA
5 29 (1.93%) HL7
6 21 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.73%) P3O
8 7 (0.47%) NIST
9 5 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.20%) GAMP
10 3 (0.20%) GxP
11 2 (0.13%) IFRS
11 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.13%) RMADS
12 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.066%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.066%) PSD2
System Software
1 374 (24.85%) Active Directory
2 82 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (1.66%) XenApp
6 19 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.20%) vSphere
8 14 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.86%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.80%) DFS Replication
11 11 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.53%) Firmware
14 6 (0.40%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.33%) vCloud
15 5 (0.33%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 171 (11.36%) SCCM
2 72 (4.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 54 (3.59%) SCOM
4 23 (1.53%) AirWatch
5 22 (1.46%) WSUS
6 17 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
7 14 (0.93%) SCDPM
8 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (0.73%) SCOrch
10 8 (0.53%) SCSM
10 8 (0.53%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.40%) Ansible
12 6 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.40%) vRealize
13 5 (0.33%) RSA Archer
14 4 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 818 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 120 (7.97%) VMware
3 93 (6.18%) Citrix
4 79 (5.25%) Oracle
5 67 (4.45%) SAP
6 61 (4.05%) Cisco
7 25 (1.66%) HP
8 24 (1.59%) Adobe
8 24 (1.59%) ServiceNow
9 23 (1.53%) Nintex
10 22 (1.46%) Dell
11 21 (1.40%) Apple
12 20 (1.33%) McAfee
13 17 (1.13%) Sparx
14 16 (1.06%) Google
15 15 (1.00%) EMC
15 15 (1.00%) Trend Micro
16 14 (0.93%) Remedy
16 14 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.80%) CA