Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 67 58
Rank change year-on-year -28 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2392 3220 3438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.62% 3.30% 3.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.63% 17.67% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 2082 2256
England median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year - +0.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 136 127
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% +17.57% +18.85%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.45 £56.75 £42.02
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £21.69
% change year-on-year -21.57% +17.57% +19.67%

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 15305 18221 18722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.75% 18.65% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10091 12014 11970
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £228
90th Percentile £606 £588 £573
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 472 560
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £42.78
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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 -36 986 £425 +6.25% 62
South East -13 491 £375 - 30
North of England +8 318 £325 - 40
Midlands -13 250 £375 -6.25% 9
South West -25 186 £350 - 13
West Midlands +3 175 £389 +3.67% 5
East of England -21 152 £379 -5.31% 11
North West -2 133 £369 +9.26% 28
Yorkshire +4 119 £300 -7.69% 10
East Midlands -27 71 £350 -12.50% 4
North East +32 66 £325 +2.69% 2
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 929 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 766 (32.02%) Office 365
3 517 (21.61%) Windows
4 444 (18.56%) Active Directory
5 433 (18.10%) Microsoft Office
6 431 (18.02%) Migration
7 420 (17.56%) Finance
8 403 (16.85%) SQL
9 371 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
10 361 (15.09%) SQL Server
11 354 (14.80%) .NET
12 343 (14.34%) Microsoft Excel
13 339 (14.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 311 (13.00%) Project Management
15 300 (12.54%) C#
15 300 (12.54%) Security Cleared
16 292 (12.21%) JavaScript
17 271 (11.33%) PowerShell
17 271 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 254 (10.62%) HTML
19 236 (9.87%) Skype for Business
20 235 (9.82%) MS Exchange
21 228 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
22 224 (9.36%) SharePoint 2010
23 220 (9.20%) CSS
24 218 (9.11%) SC Cleared
25 217 (9.07%) Skype
26 216 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
27 214 (8.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
28 211 (8.82%) CRM

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
1 339 (14.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 236 (9.87%) Skype for Business
3 235 (9.82%) MS Exchange
4 224 (9.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 101 (4.22%) IIS
6 90 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 80 (3.34%) SharePoint Server
8 61 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 58 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
10 49 (2.05%) CMS
11 35 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 31 (1.30%) Confluence
13 24 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 24 (1.00%) WebSphere
14 21 (0.88%) Apache
14 21 (0.88%) MS Project Server
15 19 (0.79%) WebLogic
16 16 (0.67%) Drupal
16 16 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 433 (18.10%) Microsoft Office
2 343 (14.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 214 (8.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 167 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
5 127 (5.31%) MS Visio
6 43 (1.80%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.17%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.17%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.13%) InVision
11 3 (0.13%) Stata
12 2 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.084%) InDesign
13 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 156 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 9 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.29%) Maximo
8 6 (0.25%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 3 (0.13%) CA PPM
11 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.13%) Eikon
11 3 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 766 (32.02%) Office 365
2 271 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (4.43%) OneDrive
4 53 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 52 (2.17%) Yammer
6 28 (1.17%) IaaS
7 26 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
8 21 (0.88%) PaaS
9 16 (0.67%) SaaS
10 6 (0.25%) G Suite
11 5 (0.21%) GitHub
11 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.084%) Google Play
14 2 (0.084%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 217 (9.07%) Skype
2 148 (6.19%) Intranet
3 88 (3.68%) DNS
4 70 (2.93%) SAN
5 65 (2.72%) Firewall
6 58 (2.42%) WAN
7 56 (2.34%) DHCP
8 54 (2.26%) TCP/IP
9 49 (2.05%) LAN
10 45 (1.88%) Internet
11 33 (1.38%) NAS
12 29 (1.21%) VPN
13 21 (0.88%) LDAP
14 20 (0.84%) Wireless
15 18 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (0.71%) iSCSI
17 15 (0.63%) VLAN
17 15 (0.63%) VoIP
18 14 (0.59%) Extranet
18 14 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 112 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (2.72%) Power BI
5 57 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.46%) EDRMS
11 27 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.79%) QlikView
14 18 (0.75%) Data Mining
15 17 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (0.71%) MySQL
16 15 (0.63%) MS Access
16 15 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
16 15 (0.63%) SAP BW
17 14 (0.59%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 116 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 106 (4.43%) Visual Studio
3 103 (4.31%) JIRA
4 62 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (0.79%) Subversion
8 15 (0.63%) gulp
9 13 (0.54%) MorphX
10 12 (0.50%) NUnit
11 11 (0.46%) Selenium
12 10 (0.42%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.42%) Maven
13 9 (0.38%) Ant
13 9 (0.38%) MSTest
13 9 (0.38%) NuGet
14 8 (0.33%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.29%) JMeter
15 7 (0.29%) MSI
15 7 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 420 (17.56%) Finance
2 136 (5.69%) Banking
3 81 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 76 (3.18%) Advertising
5 72 (3.01%) Marketing
6 56 (2.34%) Retail
7 51 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 49 (2.05%) Legal
9 27 (1.13%) Law
10 25 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.00%) Publishing
12 23 (0.96%) Electronics
13 22 (0.92%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.79%) Automotive
16 17 (0.71%) Back Office
16 17 (0.71%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.46%) Local Government
18 9 (0.38%) French Language
19 8 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 475 (19.86%) Developer
2 420 (17.56%) Analyst
3 249 (10.41%) SharePoint Developer
4 224 (9.36%) Consultant
5 193 (8.07%) Project Manager
6 157 (6.56%) Administrator
7 155 (6.48%) Architect
8 112 (4.68%) Business Analyst
9 98 (4.10%) SharePoint Administrator
10 96 (4.01%) SharePoint Consultant
11 87 (3.64%) .NET Developer
12 68 (2.84%) PMO Analyst
13 60 (2.51%) Support Engineer
14 56 (2.34%) Coordinator
14 56 (2.34%) Senior Developer
15 55 (2.30%) SharePoint Architect
15 55 (2.30%) SharePoint Project Manager
15 55 (2.30%) Support Analyst
16 50 (2.09%) Office 365 Consultant
17 48 (2.01%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (14.80%) .NET
2 254 (10.62%) HTML
3 220 (9.20%) CSS
4 144 (6.02%) ASP.NET
5 105 (4.39%) jQuery
6 86 (3.60%) Web Services
7 80 (3.34%) AngularJS
7 80 (3.34%) XML
8 68 (2.84%) .NET Framework
9 60 (2.51%) REST
10 55 (2.30%) HTML5
11 50 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (2.09%) WCF
12 39 (1.63%) Ajax
13 35 (1.46%) Entity Framework
14 31 (1.30%) JSON
14 31 (1.30%) SOAP
15 30 (1.25%) RESTful
16 29 (1.21%) React
17 28 (1.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 188 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 70 (2.93%) User Experience
4 59 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 44 (1.84%) Clustering
6 30 (1.25%) Virtual Team
7 27 (1.13%) Blackberry
7 27 (1.13%) CESG
7 27 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.05%) Social Media
9 24 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.00%) PKI
10 23 (0.96%) NHS
11 19 (0.79%) Taxonomies
12 17 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 17 (0.71%) Replication
13 16 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.63%) CMDB
14 15 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 517 (21.61%) Windows
2 181 (7.57%) Windows Server
3 109 (4.56%) Windows 7
4 106 (4.43%) Windows 10
5 99 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (3.26%) Linux
8 71 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (2.13%) Unix
10 24 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.00%) Solaris
11 23 (0.96%) Android
12 20 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.54%) SUSE
15 12 (0.50%) AIX
15 12 (0.50%) HPUX
15 12 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.17%) CentOS
17 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (18.02%) Migration
2 371 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (13.00%) Project Management
4 228 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
5 216 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 211 (8.82%) CRM
7 210 (8.78%) ITIL
8 158 (6.61%) Workflow
9 127 (5.31%) PRINCE2
10 121 (5.06%) Document Management
11 117 (4.89%) Change Management
12 108 (4.52%) Scrum
13 99 (4.14%) Programme Management
14 97 (4.06%) Content Management
15 86 (3.60%) Data Migration
16 85 (3.55%) MVC
17 81 (3.39%) Change Control
18 79 (3.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 75 (3.14%) Business Analysis
20 68 (2.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 403 (16.85%) SQL
2 300 (12.54%) C#
3 292 (12.21%) JavaScript
4 271 (11.33%) PowerShell
5 70 (2.93%) T-SQL
6 39 (1.63%) Java
7 34 (1.42%) VBA
8 32 (1.34%) VBScript
9 22 (0.92%) VB
10 21 (0.88%) C
10 21 (0.88%) TypeScript
11 19 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 16 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.59%) PHP
14 13 (0.54%) X++
15 10 (0.42%) Python
16 9 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.38%) Perl
17 7 (0.29%) C++
17 7 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 300 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 218 (9.11%) SC Cleared
3 137 (5.73%) Degree
4 136 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 66 (2.76%) MCSE
6 33 (1.38%) MCSA
7 30 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.17%) PMP
9 26 (1.09%) ISEB
10 20 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 19 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.50%) CCNA
15 12 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
16 11 (0.46%) CISSP
16 11 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (8.70%) PMO
2 56 (2.34%) QA
3 52 (2.17%) SLA
4 31 (1.30%) GDPR
5 27 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 14 (0.59%) MiFID
9 11 (0.46%) COBIT
10 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.25%) HL7
13 5 (0.21%) RMADS
14 4 (0.17%) P3O
15 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.084%) Basel III
16 2 (0.084%) Def Stans
16 2 (0.084%) FIPS 140-2
16 2 (0.084%) GCP
16 2 (0.084%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 444 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 129 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.63%) XenApp
5 35 (1.46%) XenDesktop
6 30 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (1.05%) BitLocker
7 25 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.92%) vSphere
9 21 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.50%) KVM
11 12 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.50%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (0.42%) Samba
14 8 (0.33%) Brightmail
15 7 (0.29%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 81 (3.39%) SCCM
2 35 (1.46%) SCOM
3 29 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 28 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 20 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 19 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 19 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 18 (0.75%) Backup Exec
9 17 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (0.67%) WSUS
11 12 (0.50%) AirWatch
11 12 (0.50%) OpenView
12 9 (0.38%) Ansible
12 9 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (0.25%) TeamSite
14 5 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.21%) Nagios
14 5 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 929 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 187 (7.82%) VMware
3 114 (4.77%) Citrix
4 104 (4.35%) HP
5 98 (4.10%) SAP
6 90 (3.76%) Oracle
7 87 (3.64%) Cisco
8 64 (2.68%) Nintex
9 40 (1.67%) Tableau
10 36 (1.51%) Symantec
11 34 (1.42%) IBM
11 34 (1.42%) McAfee
11 34 (1.42%) ServiceNow
11 34 (1.42%) Veritas
12 29 (1.21%) NetApp
13 26 (1.09%) Remedy
14 25 (1.05%) Altiris
15 24 (1.00%) Google
16 23 (0.96%) Dell
16 23 (0.96%) LANDesk