Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 84 88
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1,030 1,438 2,413
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.48% 2.68% 2.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.34% 18.73% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 970 1,567
10th Percentile £213 £206 £225
25th Percentile £320 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £500 £506 £488
90th Percentile £588 £588 £558
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 80
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.80 "
25th Percentile £12.50 £17.94 £12.00
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.25 £13.80
Median % change year-on-year -3.53% +54.01% -27.38%
75th Percentile £33.75 £46.25 £21.02
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.53 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year - +65.50% -22.31%

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 5,617 7,678 14,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.53% 14.32% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,909 5,163 9,340
10th Percentile £285 £263 £290
25th Percentile £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £465 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +4.40%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £575
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £475
% change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 179 267
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.60 £12.00
25th Percentile £17.56 £14.63 £12.79
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.63% +10.56% -1.65%
75th Percentile £53.38 £35.38 £37.50
90th Percentile £61.30 £53.15 £48.30
UK median hourly rate £25.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.75% +11.11% +2.86%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +14 518 £436 -0.29% 127
South East +1 151 £448 +11.88% 58
North of England -11 108 £425 +21.43% 59
Midlands -7 84 £388 -8.82% 65
North West -6 77 £450 +28.57% 35
West Midlands -17 62 £433 -3.89% 44
South West -16 54 £400 -6.00% 33
East of England +1 35 £375 - 16
East Midlands +22 22 £325 -7.14% 21
Yorkshire -1 20 £400 +6.67% 17
North East 0 11 £350 +2.94% 7
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 489 (47.48%) Microsoft 365
2 445 (43.20%) Microsoft
3 353 (34.27%) Azure
4 247 (23.98%) Active Directory
5 228 (22.14%) Windows
6 214 (20.78%) Power Platform
7 206 (20.00%) Migration
8 202 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (18.64%) PowerShell
10 183 (17.77%) Security Cleared
11 171 (16.60%) Finance
12 166 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
13 145 (14.08%) OneDrive
14 138 (13.40%) SQL Server
15 136 (13.20%) DevOps
16 132 (12.82%) SC Cleared
17 123 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
18 117 (11.36%) Power BI
19 114 (11.07%) Azure Active Directory
20 111 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
20 111 (10.78%) Project Management
21 107 (10.39%) SQL
22 106 (10.29%) VMware
23 102 (9.90%) Windows Server
23 102 (9.90%) PowerApps
24 99 (9.61%) Public Sector
25 95 (9.22%) ITIL
26 94 (9.13%) JIRA
27 93 (9.03%) .NET
28 90 (8.74%) Windows 10

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 74 (7.18%) Confluence
2 60 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 56 (5.44%) Skype for Business
4 42 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 36 (3.50%) IIS
6 22 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (1.17%) CMS
8 10 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (0.87%) Apache
9 9 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.68%) Documentum
11 6 (0.58%) Drupal
11 6 (0.58%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.49%) Apache Synapse
12 5 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.49%) WordPress
13 4 (0.39%) Mailman
Applications
1 166 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 73 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 28 (2.72%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.19%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.19%) SPSS
11 1 (0.097%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.097%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.097%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 43 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.39%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.29%) SAP QM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.19%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.097%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 489 (47.48%) Microsoft 365
2 353 (34.27%) Azure
3 214 (20.78%) Power Platform
4 145 (14.08%) OneDrive
5 114 (11.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 102 (9.90%) PowerApps
7 70 (6.80%) Power Automate
8 50 (4.85%) AWS
9 47 (4.56%) Dynamics 365
10 46 (4.47%) Yammer
11 45 (4.37%) PaaS
12 39 (3.79%) SaaS
13 32 (3.11%) IaaS
14 25 (2.43%) Serverless
15 22 (2.14%) Azure Functions
16 16 (1.55%) Logic Apps
17 14 (1.36%) GitHub
18 12 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
19 11 (1.07%) ShareGate
20 9 (0.87%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.89%) Skype
2 66 (6.41%) DNS
3 40 (3.88%) WAN
4 39 (3.79%) Firewall
5 34 (3.30%) LAN
6 33 (3.20%) Intranet
7 32 (3.11%) DHCP
8 26 (2.52%) TCP/IP
9 25 (2.43%) VPN
10 19 (1.84%) Internet
11 16 (1.55%) WAAS
12 15 (1.46%) SAN
13 11 (1.07%) Unified Communications
14 10 (0.97%) Network Security
14 10 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (0.78%) SSL
16 7 (0.68%) NAS
16 7 (0.68%) VLAN
16 7 (0.68%) Wireless
17 6 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 117 (11.36%) Power BI
3 25 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.65%) Data Lake
5 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 14 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
6 14 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.07%) Qlik Sense
9 9 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.87%) Tableau
10 8 (0.78%) Big Data
11 7 (0.68%) MS Access
11 7 (0.68%) QlikView
12 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.49%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 94 (9.13%) JIRA
2 31 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
3 30 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 10 (0.97%) Selenium
6 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio Code
7 8 (0.78%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.58%) JUnit
8 6 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.49%) IntelliJ
9 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.49%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.49%) PyCharm
9 5 (0.49%) Subversion
10 4 (0.39%) Gatling
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.39%) Serena SBM
11 3 (0.29%) Hudson
11 3 (0.29%) JMeter
General
1 171 (16.60%) Finance
2 99 (9.61%) Public Sector
3 47 (4.56%) Banking
4 39 (3.79%) Marketing
5 38 (3.69%) Legal
6 36 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 31 (3.01%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.33%) Retail
9 15 (1.46%) Electronics
10 12 (1.17%) Law
11 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.87%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.78%) French Language
13 7 (0.68%) German Language
13 7 (0.68%) Local Government
13 7 (0.68%) Publishing
14 5 (0.49%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.39%) Advertising
15 4 (0.39%) Back Office
16 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 149 (14.47%) Developer
2 128 (12.43%) Analyst
3 103 (10.00%) Architect
4 84 (8.16%) Consultant
5 64 (6.21%) Project Manager
6 52 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
7 47 (4.56%) Administrator
8 40 (3.88%) Office 365 Engineer
9 37 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (3.11%) Technical Leader
11 28 (2.72%) SharePoint Consultant
12 26 (2.52%) Support Engineer
13 25 (2.43%) Business Analyst
13 25 (2.43%) Technical Architect
14 24 (2.33%) Office 365 Manager
15 23 (2.23%) Azure Engineer
15 23 (2.23%) Support Analyst
16 21 (2.04%) SharePoint Administrator
16 21 (2.04%) SharePoint Engineer
17 20 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (9.03%) .NET
2 53 (5.15%) HTML
3 49 (4.76%) CSS
4 46 (4.47%) AngularJS
5 43 (4.17%) React
6 41 (3.98%) ASP.NET
7 34 (3.30%) REST
8 30 (2.91%) ASP.NET Core
8 30 (2.91%) Middleware
9 22 (2.14%) Node.js
10 21 (2.04%) HTML5
10 21 (2.04%) Web Services
10 21 (2.04%) XML
11 18 (1.75%) jQuery
12 16 (1.55%) JSON
13 14 (1.36%) SOAP
14 13 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (1.17%) .NET Core
15 12 (1.17%) Microsoft Graph
16 10 (0.97%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.50%) User Experience
3 33 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.62%) Clustering
6 19 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 18 (1.75%) EMC VNX
7 18 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.65%) PKI
9 15 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.36%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.36%) Replication
11 12 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.17%) NHS
12 10 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.97%) Social Media
13 7 (0.68%) Blog
13 7 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.68%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 228 (22.14%) Windows
2 102 (9.90%) Windows Server
3 90 (8.74%) Windows 10
4 60 (5.83%) Linux
5 43 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (2.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 22 (2.14%) Windows XP
9 21 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
10 19 (1.84%) CentOS
10 19 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (1.55%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.46%) Windows 7
13 12 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.07%) Unix
15 6 (0.58%) Android
15 6 (0.58%) SUSE
16 5 (0.49%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (20.00%) Migration
2 202 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (13.20%) DevOps
4 123 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
5 111 (10.78%) Project Management
6 95 (9.22%) ITIL
7 89 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 83 (8.06%) Change Management
10 72 (6.99%) Analytics
11 68 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 66 (6.41%) Project Delivery
13 57 (5.53%) CRM
14 47 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 45 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (4.17%) Decision-Making
16 43 (4.17%) Mentoring
17 42 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 40 (3.88%) Scrum
19 39 (3.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 192 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 107 (10.39%) SQL
3 88 (8.54%) JavaScript
4 85 (8.25%) C#
5 49 (4.76%) Python
6 46 (4.47%) Java
7 30 (2.91%) TypeScript
8 15 (1.46%) C
9 13 (1.26%) VBA
10 9 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.87%) VB
11 8 (0.78%) Go
11 8 (0.78%) Perl
11 8 (0.78%) Ruby
12 7 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.49%) VBScript
14 2 (0.19%) C++
14 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 183 (17.77%) Security Cleared
2 132 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 52 (5.05%) Degree
4 49 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 49 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.01%) MCSE
6 22 (2.14%) ISEB
7 13 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.07%) MCSA
9 10 (0.97%) CISSP
10 8 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.58%) CISM
12 6 (0.58%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.58%) MCITP
12 6 (0.58%) MCP
12 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.21%) QA
2 50 (4.85%) PMO
3 43 (4.17%) SLA
4 14 (1.36%) GDPR
5 8 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.39%) COBIT
7 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.29%) EMIR
8 3 (0.29%) MiFID
8 3 (0.29%) NIST
8 3 (0.29%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.19%) COSO
9 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.097%) GxP
10 1 (0.097%) P3O
10 1 (0.097%) TARGET2
System Software
1 247 (23.98%) Active Directory
2 76 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.97%) Docker
7 9 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.58%) vSphere
9 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.29%) Firmware
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.29%) XenApp
11 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.19%) NFS
11 2 (0.19%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.097%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 86 (8.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 64 (6.21%) SCCM
3 19 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 17 (1.65%) NetBackup
4 17 (1.65%) Terraform
5 16 (1.55%) IBM BigFix
6 13 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (0.97%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.97%) SCOM
9 9 (0.87%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.78%) Ansible
11 7 (0.68%) QRadar
12 5 (0.49%) Consul
12 5 (0.49%) Control-M
12 5 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.49%) Kibana
12 5 (0.49%) logstash
12 5 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 445 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 106 (10.29%) VMware
3 59 (5.73%) Oracle
4 47 (4.56%) Red Hat
5 43 (4.17%) SAP
6 38 (3.69%) Citrix
7 33 (3.20%) Nintex
8 29 (2.82%) EMC
9 25 (2.43%) Dell
10 24 (2.33%) HP
11 23 (2.23%) Cisco
12 22 (2.14%) ServiceNow
13 18 (1.75%) Adobe
14 16 (1.55%) IBM
14 16 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
15 12 (1.17%) Remedy
15 12 (1.17%) Veeam
16 10 (0.97%) Databricks
17 9 (0.87%) Atlassian