Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 102 98
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 -28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2,195 2,326 2,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.84% 2.46% 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.99% 14.65% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,419 1,424 1,480
England median daily rate £413 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +5.13% +4.00%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £213
90th Percentile £575 £571 £525
UK median daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 95 117
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% -21.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.74
90th Percentile £53.75 £41.45 £48.30
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% +14.15% -21.57%

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 11,560 15,878 15,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 16.79% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,571 10,467 10,196
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £631 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 383 387
England median hourly rate £20.83 £21.50 £20.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +5.21% +2.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.40 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +27 902 £425 - 170
South East +17 471 £416 +4.06% 109
North of England +11 253 £363 -4.92% 124
South West +6 214 £410 +2.50% 85
Midlands +42 192 £400 -2.44% 59
East of England +23 157 £425 +6.25% 43
West Midlands +52 150 £413 - 36
North West +10 148 £350 -6.67% 77
Yorkshire -8 79 £425 +13.33% 41
East Midlands +3 38 £375 -7.98% 22
North East +2 26 £388 -13.89% 6
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,105 (50.34%) Microsoft
2 952 (43.37%) Office 365
3 615 (28.02%) Azure
4 594 (27.06%) Windows
5 557 (25.38%) Active Directory
6 407 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
7 405 (18.45%) Migration
8 383 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
9 357 (16.26%) SQL
10 346 (15.76%) Finance
11 342 (15.58%) SQL Server
12 318 (14.49%) Power Platform
13 308 (14.03%) Security Cleared
14 301 (13.71%) Microsoft Excel
15 287 (13.08%) PowerShell
16 285 (12.98%) .NET
17 275 (12.53%) Project Management
18 258 (11.75%) Skype
19 255 (11.62%) C#
20 254 (11.57%) OneDrive
21 249 (11.34%) CRM
22 243 (11.07%) Windows 10
23 231 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
24 227 (10.34%) Windows Server
25 226 (10.30%) JavaScript
26 221 (10.07%) Dynamics CRM
27 220 (10.02%) VMware
28 218 (9.93%) SC Cleared
29 216 (9.84%) ITIL
29 216 (9.84%) Skype for Business

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
1 216 (9.84%) Skype for Business
2 137 (6.24%) MS Exchange
3 120 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 92 (4.19%) IIS
5 90 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 56 (2.55%) Confluence
7 43 (1.96%) CMS
8 39 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
11 26 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 23 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
14 12 (0.55%) Apache
14 12 (0.55%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.50%) Documentum
16 9 (0.41%) WordPress
17 8 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
18 6 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 383 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 301 (13.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 203 (9.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 95 (4.33%) Microsoft Project
5 72 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 39 (1.78%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.18%) Sketch
9 4 (0.18%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.14%) Windchill
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.046%) InVision
11 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 221 (10.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.23%) Primavera
8 4 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.14%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.091%) assyst
10 2 (0.091%) CA PPM
10 2 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.091%) Maximo
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.091%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 952 (43.37%) Office 365
2 615 (28.02%) Azure
3 318 (14.49%) Power Platform
4 254 (11.57%) OneDrive
5 167 (7.61%) Dynamics 365
6 159 (7.24%) PowerApps
7 133 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 85 (3.87%) Microsoft Flow
9 80 (3.64%) AWS
10 74 (3.37%) Yammer
11 46 (2.10%) IaaS
12 40 (1.82%) PaaS
13 35 (1.59%) SaaS
14 30 (1.37%) ShareGate
15 23 (1.05%) Azure Functions
15 23 (1.05%) Serverless
16 20 (0.91%) G Suite
17 19 (0.87%) Google Drive
17 19 (0.87%) Mimecast
18 12 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 258 (11.75%) Skype
2 134 (6.10%) DNS
3 99 (4.51%) WAN
4 94 (4.28%) Firewall
4 94 (4.28%) Intranet
5 92 (4.19%) DHCP
6 91 (4.15%) LAN
7 72 (3.28%) VPN
8 71 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 69 (3.14%) Internet
10 42 (1.91%) VoIP
11 41 (1.87%) SAN
12 40 (1.82%) VLAN
13 24 (1.09%) Network Security
13 24 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (1.05%) Wireless
15 22 (1.00%) HTTP
16 19 (0.87%) MPLS
17 18 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
18 17 (0.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 201 (9.16%) Power BI
3 103 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 35 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 33 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (0.82%) Data Lake
11 18 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
12 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (0.59%) MySQL
14 12 (0.55%) Big Data
14 12 (0.55%) EDRMS
14 12 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 122 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 120 (5.47%) JIRA
3 62 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 54 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 33 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 18 (0.82%) Selenium
9 14 (0.64%) JMeter
10 11 (0.50%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.41%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.36%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.36%) git-flow
12 8 (0.36%) JUnit
12 8 (0.36%) Subversion
12 8 (0.36%) Zephyr
13 7 (0.32%) gulp
13 7 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 346 (15.76%) Finance
2 155 (7.06%) Public Sector
3 55 (2.51%) Banking
3 55 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.05%) Marketing
5 35 (1.59%) Legal
5 35 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.37%) Retail
7 24 (1.09%) Local Government
8 20 (0.91%) Billing
9 18 (0.82%) Back Office
9 18 (0.82%) Publishing
10 17 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.73%) Law
12 13 (0.59%) Advertising
12 13 (0.59%) Front Office
12 13 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.55%) French Language
14 11 (0.50%) Electronics
15 10 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 393 (17.90%) Developer
2 369 (16.81%) Analyst
3 190 (8.66%) SharePoint Developer
4 180 (8.20%) Consultant
5 155 (7.06%) Architect
6 150 (6.83%) Project Manager
7 119 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 104 (4.74%) Business Analyst
9 90 (4.10%) Administrator
10 82 (3.74%) Support Engineer
11 81 (3.69%) SharePoint Consultant
12 72 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 61 (2.78%) Support Analyst
14 59 (2.69%) Office 365 Consultant
15 56 (2.55%) Coordinator
16 48 (2.19%) IT Support
17 47 (2.14%) Office 365 Engineer
18 46 (2.10%) CRM Developer
18 46 (2.10%) SharePoint Analyst
19 45 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (12.98%) .NET
2 156 (7.11%) HTML
3 136 (6.20%) CSS
4 127 (5.79%) Web Services
5 126 (5.74%) ASP.NET
6 89 (4.05%) jQuery
7 76 (3.46%) XML
8 74 (3.37%) REST
9 72 (3.28%) JSON
10 58 (2.64%) AngularJS
11 55 (2.51%) .NET Framework
12 53 (2.41%) React
13 43 (1.96%) WCF
14 38 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (1.69%) HTML5
16 34 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (1.28%) Node.js
18 26 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (1.14%) SOAP
20 22 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 181 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 76 (3.46%) User Experience
4 75 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 34 (1.55%) PKI
7 33 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.41%) NHS
9 30 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 29 (1.32%) Clustering
11 24 (1.09%) PMI
12 21 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (0.87%) Driving Licence
14 18 (0.82%) e-Health
14 18 (0.82%) LIMS
14 18 (0.82%) PACS
14 18 (0.82%) Smartphone
15 17 (0.77%) Public Cloud
15 17 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 594 (27.06%) Windows
2 243 (11.07%) Windows 10
3 227 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 138 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (4.28%) Windows 7
7 58 (2.64%) Apple iOS
8 51 (2.32%) Linux
9 46 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (1.41%) Android
11 30 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.91%) Unix
13 13 (0.59%) VMS
14 11 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.36%) CentOS
15 8 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.36%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.32%) Solaris
16 7 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (18.45%) Migration
3 275 (12.53%) Project Management
4 249 (11.34%) CRM
5 231 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
6 216 (9.84%) ITIL
7 201 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 143 (6.51%) Problem-Solving
9 139 (6.33%) Change Management
10 134 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 134 (6.10%) Workflow
11 118 (5.38%) DevOps
12 117 (5.33%) Project Delivery
13 105 (4.78%) Data Migration
14 95 (4.33%) Analytics
15 90 (4.10%) Business Analysis
16 85 (3.87%) Scrum
17 84 (3.83%) Decision-Making
17 84 (3.83%) Document Management
18 83 (3.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 357 (16.26%) SQL
2 287 (13.08%) PowerShell
3 255 (11.62%) C#
4 226 (10.30%) JavaScript
5 67 (3.05%) Java
6 41 (1.87%) Python
7 36 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 21 (0.96%) VBA
9 19 (0.87%) C
9 19 (0.87%) Perl
10 16 (0.73%) C++
11 15 (0.68%) TypeScript
12 14 (0.64%) PHP
12 14 (0.64%) VB
12 14 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.46%) Groovy
15 10 (0.46%) VBScript
16 7 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 308 (14.03%) Security Cleared
2 218 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 123 (5.60%) Degree
4 83 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (2.51%) DV Cleared
6 44 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 34 (1.55%) MCSE
8 31 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (1.37%) MCSA
10 28 (1.28%) PMP
11 27 (1.23%) CCNA
12 25 (1.14%) ISEB
13 21 (0.96%) CCA
13 21 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
15 16 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (0.73%) CCNP
16 15 (0.68%) ISTQB
17 14 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.69%) PMO
2 89 (4.05%) SLA
3 79 (3.60%) QA
4 43 (1.96%) GDPR
5 18 (0.82%) HL7
6 14 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.27%) NIST
11 5 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.23%) GxP
11 5 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.23%) P3O
12 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
12 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.091%) COBIT
13 2 (0.091%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 557 (25.38%) Active Directory
2 161 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 54 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (1.96%) XenApp
6 34 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (1.46%) vSphere
8 26 (1.18%) DFS Replication
9 25 (1.14%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (0.50%) VMware NSX
12 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.32%) Firmware
13 7 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.27%) vCloud
15 5 (0.23%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 168 (7.65%) SCCM
2 85 (3.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 40 (1.82%) SCOM
4 32 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
5 30 (1.37%) WSUS
6 21 (0.96%) AirWatch
7 15 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (0.64%) Terraform
9 11 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.50%) Puppet
10 10 (0.46%) FortiGate
10 10 (0.46%) HP ALM
10 10 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.46%) Kubernetes
11 9 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (0.36%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 7 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1,105 (50.34%) Microsoft
2 220 (10.02%) VMware
3 110 (5.01%) Citrix
4 102 (4.65%) SAP
5 93 (4.24%) Oracle
6 87 (3.96%) Cisco
7 49 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (2.19%) HP
9 47 (2.14%) Nintex
10 38 (1.73%) Google
11 29 (1.32%) Dell
12 28 (1.28%) Apple
12 28 (1.28%) Tableau
13 26 (1.18%) McAfee
13 26 (1.18%) Remedy
14 25 (1.14%) Veeam
15 24 (1.09%) Adobe
16 15 (0.68%) Meraki
17 14 (0.64%) ServiceNow
18 13 (0.59%) Polycom