Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 874 1,903 2,392
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.56% 2.92% 2.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.72% 20.36% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1,327 1,563
Median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £221 £205 £224
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £414 £420
% change year-on-year +2.60% -1.37% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 66 80
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.51 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.08% +2.55% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.19 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £55.00 £34.81
UK median hourly rate £51.00 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +137.21% +11.69% +10.00%

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 4,933 9,348 14,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.43% 14.32% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,356 6,317 9,872
Median daily rate £473 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £271 £261 £280
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 197 300
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.21% +1.31% -1.29%
10th Percentile £12.56 £10.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.88 £52.70 £47.00
Median hourly rate £26.73 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +33.65% +8.11% -2.63%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 -16 406 £425 -2.02% 98
South East +1 137 £419 -1.47% 44
North of England -8 114 £425 +21.43% 63
North West +10 77 £450 +24.14% 33
Midlands -9 77 £325 -22.39% 31
South West -4 58 £413 +3.13% 20
West Midlands -9 55 £375 -14.29% 17
East of England -7 30 £335 -21.18% 23
East Midlands +17 22 £300 -20.00% 14
Yorkshire -3 22 £425 +11.48% 20
North East +10 15 £331 +3.52% 10
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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.

1 384 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 372 (42.56%) Office 365
3 282 (32.27%) Azure
4 218 (24.94%) Windows
5 193 (22.08%) Power Platform
6 190 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 171 (19.57%) Migration
8 155 (17.73%) Security Cleared
9 134 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
10 131 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
11 130 (14.87%) PowerShell
12 127 (14.53%) Finance
13 122 (13.96%) OneDrive
14 119 (13.62%) SQL
15 113 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
16 112 (12.81%) SC Cleared
17 103 (11.78%) PowerApps
18 96 (10.98%) SQL Server
19 93 (10.64%) Power BI
20 92 (10.53%) Public Sector
20 92 (10.53%) Project Management
21 91 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
22 88 (10.07%) .NET
22 88 (10.07%) Windows 10
23 84 (9.61%) Windows Server
24 80 (9.15%) Azure Active Directory
25 75 (8.58%) JavaScript
26 72 (8.24%) C#
27 70 (8.01%) Microsoft Intune
27 70 (8.01%) Problem-Solving

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 44 (5.03%) Confluence
2 43 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 41 (4.69%) IIS
4 36 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 32 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 30 (3.43%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.83%) CMS
9 15 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.69%) Documentum
11 6 (0.69%) Mailman
12 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.46%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.34%) Drupal
14 3 (0.34%) JBoss
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 134 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (5.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 24 (2.75%) InfoPath
5 24 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.34%) SPSS
10 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.11%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 42 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Avolution ABACUS
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle iSupplier
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.23%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.11%) iTrent
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 372 (42.56%) Office 365
2 282 (32.27%) Azure
3 193 (22.08%) Power Platform
4 122 (13.96%) OneDrive
5 103 (11.78%) PowerApps
6 80 (9.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 62 (7.09%) Power Automate
8 53 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
9 41 (4.69%) AWS
9 41 (4.69%) Yammer
10 31 (3.55%) SaaS
11 29 (3.32%) Logic Apps
12 21 (2.40%) PaaS
13 14 (1.60%) IaaS
13 14 (1.60%) ShareGate
14 8 (0.92%) Azure Functions
14 8 (0.92%) Serverless
15 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 4 (0.46%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.84%) DNS
2 42 (4.81%) Intranet
3 41 (4.69%) Firewall
4 40 (4.58%) Skype
5 26 (2.97%) WAN
6 24 (2.75%) DHCP
7 21 (2.40%) Internet
8 20 (2.29%) VPN
9 18 (2.06%) LAN
10 16 (1.83%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.72%) SAN
12 13 (1.49%) WAAS
13 11 (1.26%) Unified Communications
14 10 (1.14%) Network Security
14 10 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (0.69%) IMAP
16 6 (0.69%) S/MIME
16 6 (0.69%) SMTP
16 6 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 93 (10.64%) Power BI
3 17 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.14%) Big Data
7 9 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.03%) Qlik Sense
7 9 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.92%) Data Lake
8 8 (0.92%) QlikView
9 7 (0.80%) MS Access
10 6 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (0.69%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
10 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (0.69%) Tableau
11 5 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 56 (6.41%) JIRA
2 29 (3.32%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.37%) JUnit
5 11 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.92%) JMeter
8 7 (0.80%) Maven
8 7 (0.80%) Selenium
9 6 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.57%) Gradle
11 4 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.46%) Gatling
11 4 (0.46%) GitLab
11 4 (0.46%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.46%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.46%) PyCharm
11 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 127 (14.53%) Finance
2 92 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 39 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 34 (3.89%) Banking
6 33 (3.78%) Marketing
7 20 (2.29%) Electronics
7 20 (2.29%) Legal
8 18 (2.06%) Retail
9 12 (1.37%) Local Government
10 11 (1.26%) Law
11 8 (0.92%) French Language
11 8 (0.92%) Publishing
11 8 (0.92%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.80%) German Language
12 7 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.57%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.57%) Polish Language
15 4 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (14.30%) Developer
2 120 (13.73%) Analyst
3 97 (11.10%) Architect
4 91 (10.41%) Consultant
5 52 (5.95%) SharePoint Developer
6 46 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 40 (4.58%) SharePoint Consultant
8 39 (4.46%) Administrator
9 30 (3.43%) Business Analyst
10 29 (3.32%) Office 365 Engineer
11 25 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (2.75%) Support Engineer
12 24 (2.75%) Technical Architect
13 22 (2.52%) Support Analyst
14 20 (2.29%) Office 365 Specialist
15 19 (2.17%) Applications Support
15 19 (2.17%) SharePoint Analyst
15 19 (2.17%) SharePoint Engineer
16 18 (2.06%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.07%) .NET
2 56 (6.41%) CSS
3 54 (6.18%) HTML
4 42 (4.81%) REST
5 23 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 23 (2.63%) Web Services
6 21 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 21 (2.40%) Node.js
6 21 (2.40%) XML
7 20 (2.29%) Middleware
8 19 (2.17%) jQuery
9 16 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 16 (1.83%) React
9 16 (1.83%) SOAP
10 14 (1.60%) JSON
11 12 (1.37%) WCF
12 11 (1.26%) .NET Core
13 9 (1.03%) EDI
13 9 (1.03%) RESTful
14 8 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.86%) User Experience
4 17 (1.95%) Data Centre
4 17 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (1.83%) Clustering
5 16 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (1.72%) PKI
7 14 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.60%) EMC VNX
8 13 (1.49%) NHS
9 10 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.14%) Taxonomies
10 9 (1.03%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.69%) Social Media
13 5 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 218 (24.94%) Windows
2 88 (10.07%) Windows 10
3 84 (9.61%) Windows Server
4 53 (6.06%) Linux
5 32 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 20 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 19 (2.17%) CentOS
10 14 (1.60%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.49%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.26%) Unix
13 9 (1.03%) Android
14 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.69%) SUSE
16 4 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.23%) VMS
17 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (19.57%) Migration
2 131 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
4 92 (10.53%) Project Management
5 70 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (7.89%) ITIL
7 64 (7.32%) DevOps
8 60 (6.86%) Project Delivery
9 54 (6.18%) CRM
10 53 (6.06%) Change Management
11 51 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (5.72%) Workflow
13 41 (4.69%) Programme Management
14 39 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (4.35%) PRINCE2
16 33 (3.78%) Data Migration
17 32 (3.66%) Data Modelling
17 32 (3.66%) Scrum
18 30 (3.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 130 (14.87%) PowerShell
2 119 (13.62%) SQL
3 75 (8.58%) JavaScript
4 72 (8.24%) C#
5 34 (3.89%) Java
6 22 (2.52%) Python
7 12 (1.37%) VB
8 9 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.03%) VBScript
9 8 (0.92%) C
9 8 (0.92%) VBA
10 7 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.69%) Go
11 6 (0.69%) Perl
12 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.57%) Ruby
13 4 (0.46%) Java 8
14 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 155 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 112 (12.81%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 36 (4.12%) Degree
4 36 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.97%) MCSE
6 20 (2.29%) ISEB
7 10 (1.14%) MCSA
7 10 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.92%) CISSP
9 8 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.92%) MCP
10 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.46%) CCNA
11 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.46%) CISM
11 4 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.69%) PMO
2 38 (4.35%) QA
3 32 (3.66%) SLA
4 11 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.57%) GDPR
5 5 (0.57%) NIST
6 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) NCSC
7 2 (0.23%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.23%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 190 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.95%) Docker
4 17 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.57%) vSphere
8 3 (0.34%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.23%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 70 (8.01%) Microsoft Intune
2 47 (5.38%) SCCM
3 15 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
4 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (1.49%) IBM BigFix
6 10 (1.14%) SCOM
7 8 (0.92%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.92%) Terraform
8 6 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.57%) Ansible
9 5 (0.57%) Kibana
9 5 (0.57%) logstash
9 5 (0.57%) QRadar
10 4 (0.46%) Consul
10 4 (0.46%) Nessus
10 4 (0.46%) WSUS
11 3 (0.34%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.34%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 384 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.21%) VMware
3 46 (5.26%) Oracle
4 43 (4.92%) SAP
5 38 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 31 (3.55%) Citrix
7 24 (2.75%) EMC
8 23 (2.63%) Nintex
9 20 (2.29%) Cisco
9 20 (2.29%) HP
10 16 (1.83%) Adobe
11 14 (1.60%) Dell
12 13 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
12 13 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.37%) Concur
13 12 (1.37%) Google
14 11 (1.26%) IBM
14 11 (1.26%) ServiceNow
15 10 (1.14%) DocuSign
16 9 (1.03%) Hyperion