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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
UK / England
Rank 70 61 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1329 1560 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.18% 3.18% 3.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.15% 18.47% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1037 1083
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 64
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £48.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.83%  

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 7324 8445 8398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 17.22% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4791 5409 5034
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 211 306
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 March 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 -2 587 £425 +6.25% 96
South East -13 275 £400 - 55
South West +1 110 £361 +11.15% 28
West Midlands +13 88 £375 -10.71% 22
East of England +4 78 £350 +0.35% 23
North West -17 66 £350 +6.87% 22
Yorkshire -23 52 £338 -3.57% 8
East Midlands -20 32 £375 +11.11% 8
North East -22 22 £290 -13.43% 2
Midlands +8 6 £350 +16.66% 1
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1127 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 703 (26.11%) Office 365
3 602 (22.36%) Finance
4 586 (21.77%) MS Excel
5 576 (21.40%) Windows
6 536 (19.91%) SQL Server
7 481 (17.87%) .NET
8 468 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
9 458 (17.01%) SQL
10 444 (16.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 420 (15.60%) MS Office
12 413 (15.34%) Migration
13 390 (14.49%) Security Cleared
14 387 (14.38%) C#
15 358 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
16 353 (13.11%) Active Directory
17 351 (13.04%) JavaScript
18 325 (12.07%) CRM
19 318 (11.81%) Project Management
20 306 (11.37%) HTML
21 285 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
22 279 (10.36%) SC Cleared
23 266 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010
24 260 (9.66%) Skype for Business
25 240 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
26 237 (8.80%) Dynamics CRM
27 228 (8.47%) CSS
28 227 (8.43%) MS Project
29 225 (8.36%) ITIL
30 223 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint

SharePoint
Top Related 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
1 444 (16.49%) SharePoint 2013
2 266 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 260 (9.66%) Skype for Business
4 142 (5.27%) BizTalk Server
5 132 (4.90%) IIS
6 129 (4.79%) MS Exchange
7 107 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
8 69 (2.56%) CMS
8 69 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 65 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 43 (1.60%) Confluence
11 31 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
12 22 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (0.67%) MS Project Server
15 15 (0.56%) Apache
15 15 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 15 (0.56%) SAS
16 13 (0.48%) Documentum
16 13 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 586 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 420 (15.60%) MS Office
3 227 (8.43%) MS Project
4 223 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 153 (5.68%) MS Visio
6 43 (1.60%) InfoPath
7 35 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.15%) Maya
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.074%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.037%) InDesign
14 1 (0.037%) InVision
14 1 (0.037%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.037%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 237 (8.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.22%) Unica
8 4 (0.15%) Primavera
8 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.11%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.11%) Staffware
9 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.074%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.074%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 703 (26.11%) Office 365
2 358 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (4.64%) OneDrive
4 104 (3.86%) Yammer
5 74 (2.75%) IaaS
6 51 (1.89%) PaaS
7 35 (1.30%) SaaS
8 28 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 25 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.37%) Google Drive
12 9 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.19%) GitHub
13 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.15%) G Suite
14 4 (0.15%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.11%) Slack
15 3 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 174 (6.46%) Skype
2 164 (6.09%) Intranet
3 120 (4.46%) DNS
4 79 (2.93%) Firewall
5 74 (2.75%) DHCP
5 74 (2.75%) Internet
6 66 (2.45%) WAN
7 58 (2.15%) LAN
8 49 (1.82%) Extranet
8 49 (1.82%) VPN
9 38 (1.41%) SAN
10 34 (1.26%) LDAP
11 27 (1.00%) TCP/IP
11 27 (1.00%) VoIP
12 22 (0.82%) Network Security
13 20 (0.74%) HTTP
14 19 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
15 18 (0.67%) MPLS
15 18 (0.67%) Unified Communications
16 14 (0.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 159 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 159 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 90 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 39 (1.45%) Power BI
9 36 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 23 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 23 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (0.78%) Big Data
13 20 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (0.74%) EDRMS
13 20 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 147 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 127 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 121 (4.49%) JIRA
4 47 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.89%) MSTest
6 23 (0.85%) Selenium
7 21 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.52%) NUnit
9 14 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
10 13 (0.48%) HP UFT
11 11 (0.41%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.37%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.30%) Toad
13 8 (0.30%) webpack
14 7 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 602 (22.36%) Finance
2 152 (5.65%) Advertising
3 133 (4.94%) Banking
4 117 (4.35%) Retail
5 114 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 91 (3.38%) Legal
7 73 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 51 (1.89%) Marketing
9 49 (1.82%) Publishing
10 32 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 26 (0.97%) Electronics
12 19 (0.71%) Law
13 14 (0.52%) French Language
13 14 (0.52%) Local Government
14 13 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.41%) Back Office
15 11 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.30%) Automotive
18 6 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 679 (25.22%) Developer
2 391 (14.52%) SharePoint Developer
3 385 (14.30%) Analyst
4 256 (9.51%) Architect
5 221 (8.21%) Consultant
6 178 (6.61%) Administrator
7 169 (6.28%) Project Manager
8 126 (4.68%) Business Analyst
9 106 (3.94%) .NET Developer
10 100 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
11 99 (3.68%) SharePoint Administrator
11 99 (3.68%) SharePoint Consultant
12 71 (2.64%) Support Engineer
13 70 (2.60%) SharePoint Analyst
14 66 (2.45%) Coordinator
15 57 (2.12%) Office 365 Architect
15 57 (2.12%) Support Analyst
16 55 (2.04%) PMO Analyst
17 54 (2.01%) SharePoint Architect
18 50 (1.86%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (17.87%) .NET
2 306 (11.37%) HTML
3 228 (8.47%) CSS
4 168 (6.24%) ASP.NET
5 164 (6.09%) jQuery
6 143 (5.31%) Web Services
7 120 (4.46%) XML
8 102 (3.79%) AngularJS
9 99 (3.68%) WCF
10 86 (3.19%) HTML5
11 59 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 54 (2.01%) .NET Framework
14 51 (1.89%) COM
15 42 (1.56%) CSS3
15 42 (1.56%) REST
16 37 (1.37%) Ajax
17 36 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (1.00%) SOAP
19 24 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 186 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 71 (2.64%) Data Centre
4 60 (2.23%) User Experience
5 47 (1.75%) e-Learning
6 43 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 36 (1.34%) PKI
8 27 (1.00%) Taxonomies
9 26 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 25 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 21 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 19 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.67%) Equities
14 16 (0.59%) Clustering
14 16 (0.59%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.59%) PMI
15 15 (0.56%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.48%) Fixed Income
17 12 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 576 (21.40%) Windows
2 190 (7.06%) Windows Server
3 116 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (3.86%) Windows 7
6 98 (3.64%) Windows 10
7 88 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (2.75%) Linux
9 43 (1.60%) Unix
10 32 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 31 (1.15%) Android
12 27 (1.00%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.74%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.26%) zOS
15 6 (0.22%) Solaris
16 4 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (15.34%) Migration
3 325 (12.07%) CRM
4 318 (11.81%) Project Management
5 285 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
6 240 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 225 (8.36%) ITIL
8 192 (7.13%) Workflow
9 188 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 160 (5.94%) Scrum
11 142 (5.27%) MVC
12 140 (5.20%) Change Management
13 116 (4.31%) Business Analysis
13 116 (4.31%) ERP
14 115 (4.27%) Programme Management
15 110 (4.09%) Document Management
16 86 (3.19%) SDLC
17 85 (3.16%) TDD
18 83 (3.08%) Project Planning
19 80 (2.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 458 (17.01%) SQL
2 387 (14.38%) C#
3 351 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 184 (6.84%) PowerShell
5 76 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 65 (2.41%) Java
7 57 (2.12%) VB
8 54 (2.01%) VB.NET
9 50 (1.86%) C
10 40 (1.49%) VBA
11 20 (0.74%) PHP
12 16 (0.59%) F#
13 13 (0.48%) TypeScript
14 12 (0.45%) C++
14 12 (0.45%) VBScript
15 11 (0.41%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.33%) Python
17 7 (0.26%) Perl
18 5 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 390 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 279 (10.36%) SC Cleared
3 133 (4.94%) Degree
4 117 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.78%) MCSE
7 30 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.04%) PMP
9 27 (1.00%) ISEB
10 22 (0.82%) MCITP
11 21 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
12 20 (0.74%) MCSA
12 20 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.59%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.52%) MCP
16 13 (0.48%) CISSP
17 10 (0.37%) CCNA
17 10 (0.37%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (7.47%) PMO
2 49 (1.82%) SLA
3 47 (1.75%) QA
4 26 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.56%) COBIT
6 13 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.22%) Def Stans
9 6 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.19%) P3O
11 4 (0.15%) COSO
11 4 (0.15%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.074%) JSP 440
System Software
1 353 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 93 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (2.45%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 18 (0.67%) XenApp
7 17 (0.63%) BitLocker
7 17 (0.63%) vSphere
8 15 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 15 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.30%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.30%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.15%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 88 (3.27%) SCCM
2 34 (1.26%) SCOM
3 33 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.48%) NetBackup
5 11 (0.41%) Puppet
6 10 (0.37%) Ansible
6 10 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.30%) Nagios
8 8 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.22%) vRealize
10 6 (0.22%) WSUS
11 5 (0.19%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.19%) Unicenter
12 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.15%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1127 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 167 (6.20%) SAP
3 148 (5.50%) VMware
4 144 (5.35%) Oracle
5 81 (3.01%) Citrix
6 77 (2.86%) HP
7 69 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (1.78%) ServiceNow
9 42 (1.56%) Cisco
10 39 (1.45%) Nintex
10 39 (1.45%) Remedy
11 37 (1.37%) Infor
12 27 (1.00%) Avaya
13 25 (0.93%) Google
14 24 (0.89%) Dell
15 21 (0.78%) Red Hat
16 20 (0.74%) Adobe
16 20 (0.74%) Epicor
16 20 (0.74%) Intel Security
17 19 (0.71%) Tableau
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
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ReThink Recruitment
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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South West London
Square One Resources
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Crawley, West Sussex
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City, London
Square One Resources
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North East
LA International
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Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-net
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South West London
Square One Resources
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Reading, Berkshire
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Oxfordshire
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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London
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Shropshire
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