Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 81 104
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 724 2,188 2,343
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.65% 2.84% 2.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.05% 18.99% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 1,452 1,460
Median daily rate £432 £417 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +1.65% +5.81%
10th Percentile £255 £200 £210
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 82 95
Median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -4.26% +17.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £53.75 £41.45
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year +55.56% -1.45% +14.15%

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 4,010 11,523 15,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.67% 14.95% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,507 7,557 10,502
Median daily rate £468 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -0.54% +3.33%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £275
90th Percentile £663 £638 £631
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 262 379
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.86 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.82% -1.84% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.17 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.27 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +40.79% +1.18% +6.25%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -8 319 £450 +5.39% 82
South East -11 102 £400 -4.76% 55
North of England +3 93 £375 +3.45% 44
Midlands +16 81 £425 +6.25% 51
South West +22 78 £438 +8.02% 18
West Midlands +15 72 £425 +3.03% 38
North West +12 58 £419 +19.64% 21
East of England -5 27 £340 -20.00% 16
Yorkshire +28 23 £363 -14.71% 17
North East +21 12 £325 -14.75% 6
East Midlands +21 9 £275 -26.67% 13
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 332 (45.86%) Microsoft
2 253 (34.94%) Office 365
3 232 (32.04%) Azure
4 172 (23.76%) Windows
5 164 (22.65%) Migration
6 158 (21.82%) Power Platform
7 148 (20.44%) Security Cleared
8 146 (20.17%) SQL
9 135 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (18.23%) Active Directory
10 132 (18.23%) PowerShell
11 121 (16.71%) .NET
12 114 (15.75%) C#
13 112 (15.47%) Finance
14 100 (13.81%) Project Management
15 96 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
15 96 (13.26%) SC Cleared
16 95 (13.12%) Microsoft Office
17 94 (12.98%) OneDrive
18 93 (12.85%) SQL Server
19 90 (12.43%) DevOps
20 87 (12.02%) Power BI
21 85 (11.74%) PowerApps
22 80 (11.05%) Public Sector
23 77 (10.64%) JIRA
23 77 (10.64%) JavaScript
24 73 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
25 62 (8.56%) CSS
26 60 (8.29%) Workflow
26 60 (8.29%) Windows Server

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 50 (6.91%) Confluence
2 40 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 34 (4.70%) Skype for Business
4 29 (4.01%) IIS
5 28 (3.87%) MS Exchange
6 26 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
8 17 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (2.35%) CMS
9 7 (0.97%) Documentum
9 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.97%) nginx
10 6 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.69%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.55%) Apache
12 4 (0.55%) JBoss
13 3 (0.41%) Drupal
13 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 95 (13.12%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 22 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (2.76%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.41%) SPSS
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.14%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.41%) Avolution ABACUS
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle iSupplier
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.28%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.14%) iTrent
5 1 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 253 (34.94%) Office 365
2 232 (32.04%) Azure
3 158 (21.82%) Power Platform
4 94 (12.98%) OneDrive
5 85 (11.74%) PowerApps
6 56 (7.73%) Power Automate
7 55 (7.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 53 (7.32%) Dynamics 365
9 43 (5.94%) Yammer
10 39 (5.39%) AWS
11 24 (3.31%) Logic Apps
12 17 (2.35%) PaaS
13 15 (2.07%) IaaS
14 14 (1.93%) SaaS
15 10 (1.38%) GCP
16 9 (1.24%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (0.97%) Serverless
17 7 (0.97%) ShareGate
18 5 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.08%) Intranet
1 44 (6.08%) Skype
2 35 (4.83%) DNS
3 26 (3.59%) Firewall
4 22 (3.04%) DHCP
5 20 (2.76%) Internet
6 17 (2.35%) WAN
7 13 (1.80%) VPN
8 10 (1.38%) LAN
9 8 (1.10%) Kerberos
9 8 (1.10%) SAN
9 8 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.83%) Network Security
11 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.55%) VoIP
13 3 (0.41%) HTTP
13 3 (0.41%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.41%) SMTP
13 3 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 87 (12.02%) Power BI
3 18 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.52%) MySQL
7 11 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.24%) Big Data
8 9 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.24%) QlikView
9 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.10%) Tableau
10 6 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (0.83%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
11 5 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 77 (10.64%) JIRA
2 35 (4.83%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.62%) Bitbucket
4 18 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.80%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.24%) JMeter
9 9 (1.24%) JUnit
10 8 (1.10%) Selenium
11 7 (0.97%) Maven
11 7 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.97%) Subversion
12 6 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.69%) GitLab
13 5 (0.69%) Gradle
13 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.69%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 4 (0.55%) git-flow
General
1 112 (15.47%) Finance
2 80 (11.05%) Public Sector
3 32 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.73%) Banking
5 21 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.76%) Marketing
7 13 (1.80%) Electronics
7 13 (1.80%) Legal
8 11 (1.52%) Retail
9 9 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.10%) Law
10 8 (1.10%) Local Government
11 6 (0.83%) Back Office
11 6 (0.83%) Military
12 5 (0.69%) Advertising
12 5 (0.69%) Polish Language
13 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.41%) Automotive
14 3 (0.41%) Front Office
14 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (17.82%) Developer
2 116 (16.02%) Analyst
3 77 (10.64%) Consultant
4 64 (8.84%) SharePoint Developer
5 61 (8.43%) Architect
6 57 (7.87%) Administrator
7 50 (6.91%) Business Analyst
8 41 (5.66%) Project Manager
9 38 (5.25%) SharePoint Consultant
10 29 (4.01%) SharePoint Analyst
11 28 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.90%) JIRA Administrator
13 21 (2.90%) SharePoint Business Analyst
14 18 (2.49%) Applications Support
14 18 (2.49%) SharePoint Administrator
15 17 (2.35%) .NET Developer
15 17 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
16 16 (2.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (16.71%) .NET
2 62 (8.56%) CSS
3 58 (8.01%) HTML
4 42 (5.80%) ASP.NET
5 34 (4.70%) REST
6 31 (4.28%) .NET Framework
7 29 (4.01%) AngularJS
8 26 (3.59%) XML
9 25 (3.45%) Web Services
10 22 (3.04%) jQuery
11 21 (2.90%) React
12 20 (2.76%) Node.js
13 18 (2.49%) WCF
14 17 (2.35%) .NET Core
15 15 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (1.52%) Entity Framework
16 11 (1.52%) LDAP
16 11 (1.52%) SOAP
17 10 (1.38%) RESTful
18 9 (1.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.66%) PKI
5 12 (1.66%) Replication
5 12 (1.66%) User Experience
6 11 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.97%) NHS
11 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.83%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.55%) Blog
13 4 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 172 (23.76%) Windows
2 60 (8.29%) Windows Server
3 48 (6.63%) Windows 10
4 44 (6.08%) Linux
5 24 (3.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.38%) Unix
10 9 (1.24%) Android
11 5 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.28%) CentOS
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE
14 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (22.65%) Migration
2 135 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (13.81%) Project Management
4 96 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
5 90 (12.43%) DevOps
6 60 (8.29%) Workflow
7 53 (7.32%) ITIL
7 53 (7.32%) Project Delivery
8 49 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (6.49%) Scrum
10 44 (6.08%) CRM
11 41 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 40 (5.52%) PRINCE2
13 39 (5.39%) Change Management
14 37 (5.11%) Business Analysis
15 33 (4.56%) Data Migration
16 31 (4.28%) Document Management
17 29 (4.01%) User Stories
18 28 (3.87%) Mentoring
19 27 (3.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 146 (20.17%) SQL
2 132 (18.23%) PowerShell
3 114 (15.75%) C#
4 77 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 25 (3.45%) Java
6 22 (3.04%) Python
7 17 (2.35%) VBScript
8 11 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.52%) TypeScript
8 11 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.38%) VB
10 9 (1.24%) C
11 6 (0.83%) VBA
12 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.55%) Java 8
13 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.28%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.28%) ES6
14 2 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 148 (20.44%) Security Cleared
2 96 (13.26%) SC Cleared
3 52 (7.18%) DV Cleared
4 31 (4.28%) Degree
5 24 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.93%) MCSE
7 13 (1.80%) CISSP
7 13 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.66%) ISEB
9 9 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.10%) MCSA
11 5 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.69%) MCSD
11 5 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.55%) APMP
12 4 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.55%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.55%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.01%) PMO
2 26 (3.59%) SLA
3 21 (2.90%) QA
4 9 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.83%) NIST
6 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.55%) GDPR
6 4 (0.55%) NCSC
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.28%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.28%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 132 (18.23%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.31%) Docker
3 20 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.55%) vSphere
8 4 (0.55%) XenApp
9 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (5.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 29 (4.01%) SCCM
3 13 (1.80%) Ansible
4 12 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (1.52%) SCOM
6 9 (1.24%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.55%) Puppet
8 4 (0.55%) QRadar
8 4 (0.55%) Terraform
8 4 (0.55%) WSUS
9 3 (0.41%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.41%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (0.41%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.41%) Nessus
10 2 (0.28%) Nagios
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 332 (45.86%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.80%) Oracle
3 33 (4.56%) VMware
4 29 (4.01%) SAP
5 27 (3.73%) Atlassian
6 25 (3.45%) HP
6 25 (3.45%) Nintex
7 24 (3.31%) Citrix
8 15 (2.07%) Cisco
9 13 (1.80%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.38%) Dell
10 10 (1.38%) IBM
11 8 (1.10%) EMC
11 8 (1.10%) Google
11 8 (1.10%) Palo Alto
12 7 (0.97%) Concur
12 7 (0.97%) Hyperion
12 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds
12 7 (0.97%) Tripwire