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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 65 54
Rank change year-on-year -34 -11  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1064 1526 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.50% 3.13% 3.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.02% 17.46% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 999 1113
Median daily rate £400 £378 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +4.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 62 69
Median hourly rate £24.75 £20.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.73% +6.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.04% -2.38%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7084 8739 9030
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.67% 17.94% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4558 5940 5751
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 204 307
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 459 £425 +6.25% 104
South East -12 246 £381 -3.60% 43
South West -24 84 £345 -8.00% 13
East of England -13 60 £448 +27.85% 15
West Midlands +4 59 £300 -20.00% 25
North West -16 57 £325 -7.14% 29
North East +34 38 £275 -7.56% 8
East Midlands -35 28 £375 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire -7 26 £320 +6.66% 13
Midlands +3 3 - - 33
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 935 (39.07%) Microsoft
2 692 (28.92%) Office 365
3 541 (22.61%) Windows
4 480 (20.06%) Finance
5 477 (19.93%) SQL Server
6 436 (18.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 430 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
8 415 (17.34%) .NET
9 405 (16.92%) SQL
9 405 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
10 397 (16.59%) Security Cleared
11 386 (16.13%) Active Directory
12 380 (15.88%) Migration
13 319 (13.33%) C#
13 319 (13.33%) JavaScript
14 317 (13.25%) Project Management
15 316 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
16 307 (12.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 292 (12.20%) HTML
18 289 (12.08%) SC Cleared
19 241 (10.07%) CSS
20 240 (10.03%) Skype for Business
21 238 (9.95%) SharePoint 2010
22 231 (9.65%) CRM
23 230 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
24 228 (9.53%) PowerShell
25 224 (9.36%) ITIL
26 218 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
27 196 (8.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
28 194 (8.11%) PMO

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
1 436 (18.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 240 (10.03%) Skype for Business
3 238 (9.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 167 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 141 (5.89%) IIS
6 108 (4.51%) SharePoint Server
7 91 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
8 84 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 81 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 56 (2.34%) CMS
11 30 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
12 27 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 24 (1.00%) MS Project Server
14 21 (0.88%) Apache
15 20 (0.84%) Confluence
16 16 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.50%) IBM Notes
18 11 (0.46%) SAS
18 11 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 430 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
2 316 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 196 (8.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 184 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
5 128 (5.35%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.92%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.33%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.13%) Stata
11 2 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.042%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.042%) InDesign
12 1 (0.042%) InVision
12 1 (0.042%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 180 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.17%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.17%) Unica
9 3 (0.13%) Changepoint
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) Primavera
9 3 (0.13%) Staffware
9 3 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle Manufacturing
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 692 (28.92%) Office 365
2 307 (12.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (5.27%) OneDrive
4 83 (3.47%) Yammer
5 64 (2.67%) IaaS
6 43 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 41 (1.71%) PaaS
8 32 (1.34%) SaaS
9 29 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.21%) G Suite
12 5 (0.21%) Google Drive
12 5 (0.21%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.13%) GitHub
15 2 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 189 (7.90%) Skype
2 157 (6.56%) Intranet
3 108 (4.51%) DNS
4 78 (3.26%) Internet
5 68 (2.84%) DHCP
6 61 (2.55%) WAN
7 59 (2.47%) Firewall
8 50 (2.09%) LAN
9 43 (1.80%) Extranet
10 40 (1.67%) SAN
11 37 (1.55%) VPN
12 32 (1.34%) TCP/IP
13 29 (1.21%) LDAP
14 19 (0.79%) HTTP
15 18 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (0.71%) VoIP
17 15 (0.63%) Network Security
18 13 (0.54%) MPLS
18 13 (0.54%) PuTTY
19 12 (0.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 125 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (2.21%) Power BI
7 50 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (1.88%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.46%) EDRMS
11 30 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (0.92%) MySQL
14 20 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 144 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 127 (5.31%) Visual Studio
3 117 (4.89%) JIRA
4 38 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.00%) Selenium
6 23 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.92%) MSTest
8 18 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 15 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (0.59%) HP UFT
11 13 (0.54%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.46%) NUnit
13 9 (0.38%) MorphX
13 9 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.38%) Subversion
13 9 (0.38%) Toad
14 8 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.33%) Axure RP
14 8 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 480 (20.06%) Finance
2 114 (4.76%) Banking
2 114 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 93 (3.89%) Retail
4 81 (3.38%) Legal
5 77 (3.22%) Advertising
6 67 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 65 (2.72%) Marketing
8 34 (1.42%) Electronics
9 27 (1.13%) Publishing
10 17 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 16 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.67%) Local Government
12 15 (0.63%) Back Office
12 15 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.59%) Automotive
13 14 (0.59%) Law
14 9 (0.38%) Military
15 8 (0.33%) French Language
16 7 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 547 (22.86%) Developer
2 391 (16.34%) Analyst
3 304 (12.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 207 (8.65%) Architect
5 182 (7.61%) Consultant
6 160 (6.69%) Project Manager
7 136 (5.68%) Administrator
8 110 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 99 (4.14%) .NET Developer
10 81 (3.38%) SharePoint Administrator
11 79 (3.30%) SharePoint Consultant
11 79 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
12 62 (2.59%) PMO Analyst
13 60 (2.51%) Coordinator
13 60 (2.51%) SharePoint Analyst
14 59 (2.47%) Support Analyst
14 59 (2.47%) Support Engineer
15 49 (2.05%) SharePoint Architect
15 49 (2.05%) SharePoint Project Manager
16 44 (1.84%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (17.34%) .NET
2 292 (12.20%) HTML
3 241 (10.07%) CSS
4 166 (6.94%) jQuery
5 139 (5.81%) ASP.NET
6 134 (5.60%) Web Services
7 98 (4.10%) WCF
8 97 (4.05%) XML
9 95 (3.97%) AngularJS
10 89 (3.72%) HTML5
11 68 (2.84%) .NET Framework
12 52 (2.17%) CSS3
13 44 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 43 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (1.67%) Ajax
16 37 (1.55%) REST
17 36 (1.50%) RESTful
18 35 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
19 33 (1.38%) COM
20 29 (1.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 60 (2.51%) Data Centre
4 58 (2.42%) User Experience
5 35 (1.46%) Blackberry
6 32 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.13%) PKI
8 26 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 23 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 22 (0.92%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.88%) e-Learning
12 19 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
13 18 (0.75%) Clustering
14 16 (0.67%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.67%) Taxonomies
15 13 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.54%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.54%) Social Media
16 12 (0.50%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 541 (22.61%) Windows
2 181 (7.56%) Windows Server
3 112 (4.68%) Windows 10
4 107 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (4.18%) Windows 7
5 100 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (3.01%) Linux
8 41 (1.71%) Unix
9 29 (1.21%) Android
9 29 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.09%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.42%) CentOS
14 9 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.33%) Solaris
16 5 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.21%) zOS
17 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (15.88%) Migration
3 317 (13.25%) Project Management
4 231 (9.65%) CRM
5 230 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
6 224 (9.36%) ITIL
7 218 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 163 (6.81%) PRINCE2
9 154 (6.44%) Workflow
10 145 (6.06%) Scrum
11 141 (5.89%) Change Management
12 122 (5.10%) MVC
13 120 (5.01%) Programme Management
14 117 (4.89%) Document Management
15 95 (3.97%) ERP
16 91 (3.80%) Business Analysis
17 79 (3.30%) Change Control
18 76 (3.18%) Content Management
18 76 (3.18%) Test Automation
19 73 (3.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 405 (16.92%) SQL
2 319 (13.33%) C#
2 319 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 228 (9.53%) PowerShell
4 62 (2.59%) T-SQL
5 54 (2.26%) VB
6 39 (1.63%) C
6 39 (1.63%) Java
7 36 (1.50%) VBA
8 29 (1.21%) VB.NET
9 23 (0.96%) PHP
10 17 (0.71%) VBScript
11 16 (0.67%) F#
12 12 (0.50%) Python
13 10 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.38%) X++
15 8 (0.33%) C++
15 8 (0.33%) Perl
15 8 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 397 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 289 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 134 (5.60%) Degree
4 120 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 45 (1.88%) MCSE
7 26 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 25 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (0.92%) ISEB
9 22 (0.92%) PMP
10 21 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (0.67%) MCSA
14 15 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.59%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.59%) MCITP
15 14 (0.59%) MCP
16 11 (0.46%) CISSP
17 10 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (8.11%) PMO
2 55 (2.30%) QA
3 45 (1.88%) SLA
4 24 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.50%) COBIT
7 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.33%) GDPR
8 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.25%) P3O
11 5 (0.21%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.17%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.17%) IEC 61508
13 3 (0.13%) COSO
13 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.13%) MiFID
14 2 (0.084%) GMP
System Software
1 386 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 90 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.30%) XenApp
5 28 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (0.75%) vSphere
9 17 (0.71%) BitLocker
10 13 (0.54%) DFS Replication
11 12 (0.50%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.33%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.29%) Samba
14 7 (0.29%) UAG
15 6 (0.25%) Docker
15 6 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 75 (3.13%) SCCM
2 29 (1.21%) SCOM
3 25 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.50%) Ansible
6 12 (0.50%) Puppet
7 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (0.46%) WSUS
8 10 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (0.33%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.29%) Nagios
11 7 (0.29%) Netcool
11 7 (0.29%) Unicenter
12 6 (0.25%) vRealize
12 6 (0.25%) Webmin
Vendors
1 935 (39.07%) Microsoft
2 155 (6.48%) VMware
3 129 (5.39%) SAP
4 116 (4.85%) Oracle
5 103 (4.30%) Citrix
6 91 (3.80%) HP
7 51 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 45 (1.88%) Cisco
9 42 (1.76%) Remedy
10 37 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.46%) Nintex
12 29 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.00%) Apple
14 23 (0.96%) Google
15 21 (0.88%) IBM
16 20 (0.84%) Adobe
16 20 (0.84%) Tableau
17 19 (0.79%) Avaya
18 17 (0.71%) Infor
19 16 (0.67%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £9.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £19.97 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 Per Day Ltd Co basis
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Norton Blake
Rate: From £475 to £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £172.98 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago