Period
to 22 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 63 54
Rank change year-on-year -35 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2293 3365 3569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.60% 3.36% 3.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.39% 18.20% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1420 2221 2312
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £210 £215 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £531
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.04% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 132 148
England median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.86% +18.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £49.50 £53.53 £42.16
UK median hourly rate £19.74 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -17.77% +9.09% +18.92%

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 14900 18488 18593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.86% 18.45% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9674 12316 11711
England median daily rate £450 £425 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.05% +5.87%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £225
90th Percentile £601 £588 £565
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 442 634
England median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.15% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.54
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.46% +0.98% +14.29%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -32 969 £425 +6.25% 113
South East -17 527 £375 -1.96% 55
North of England -37 253 £325 -1.52% 59
Midlands -20 227 £363 -3.33% 25
South West -32 181 £350 - 32
West Midlands +9 151 £360 -3.36% 15
East of England -20 133 £394 +12.50% 18
North West -36 115 £350 - 37
Yorkshire -36 75 £300 -7.69% 13
East Midlands -31 73 £363 -9.38% 10
North East +21 63 £300 -3.23% 9
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 904 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 676 (29.48%) Office 365
3 513 (22.37%) Windows
4 442 (19.28%) Microsoft Office
5 440 (19.19%) Finance
6 439 (19.15%) Active Directory
7 393 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 382 (16.66%) SQL
9 373 (16.27%) Migration
10 363 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
11 349 (15.22%) .NET
12 338 (14.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 328 (14.30%) Microsoft Excel
14 325 (14.17%) Security Cleared
15 293 (12.78%) Project Management
16 268 (11.69%) JavaScript
17 266 (11.60%) C#
18 255 (11.12%) Microsoft Azure
19 238 (10.38%) HTML
20 226 (9.86%) SC Cleared
21 222 (9.68%) PowerShell
21 222 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
22 217 (9.46%) ITIL
23 214 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
24 212 (9.25%) CSS
25 210 (9.16%) Skype for Business
26 200 (8.72%) CRM
26 200 (8.72%) SharePoint 2010
27 197 (8.59%) Skype
28 196 (8.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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
1 338 (14.74%) SharePoint 2013
2 210 (9.16%) Skype for Business
3 200 (8.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 187 (8.16%) MS Exchange
5 122 (5.32%) IIS
6 99 (4.32%) SharePoint Server
7 85 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 69 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
9 57 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 56 (2.44%) CMS
11 30 (1.31%) Apache
12 29 (1.26%) Confluence
13 24 (1.05%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
14 22 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (0.83%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.74%) Drupal
16 17 (0.74%) JBoss
16 17 (0.74%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 442 (19.28%) Microsoft Office
2 328 (14.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 196 (8.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 181 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
5 134 (5.84%) MS Visio
6 42 (1.83%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.48%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.13%) InVision
11 3 (0.13%) Stata
12 2 (0.087%) InDesign
13 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.044%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 139 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
5 10 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.35%) Maximo
8 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.17%) Changepoint
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.13%) Eikon
11 3 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.13%) Primavera
11 3 (0.13%) Staffware
11 3 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 676 (29.48%) Office 365
2 255 (11.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (4.49%) OneDrive
4 68 (2.97%) Yammer
5 46 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (1.70%) IaaS
7 34 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (1.05%) SaaS
9 23 (1.00%) PaaS
10 17 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.31%) G Suite
13 5 (0.22%) GitHub
13 5 (0.22%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.087%) MailChimp
15 2 (0.087%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 197 (8.59%) Skype
2 134 (5.84%) Intranet
3 99 (4.32%) DNS
4 65 (2.83%) DHCP
5 60 (2.62%) Firewall
6 57 (2.49%) WAN
7 55 (2.40%) Internet
7 55 (2.40%) SAN
8 51 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 49 (2.14%) LAN
10 33 (1.44%) VPN
11 32 (1.40%) LDAP
12 30 (1.31%) Extranet
13 21 (0.92%) NAS
14 17 (0.74%) Wireless
15 16 (0.70%) VoIP
15 16 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
17 13 (0.57%) WebEx
18 12 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 109 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 102 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 64 (2.79%) Power BI
7 51 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (1.88%) Relational Database
10 41 (1.79%) EDRMS
11 27 (1.18%) MySQL
12 24 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 22 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (0.87%) QlikView
14 20 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 17 (0.74%) OLAP
16 17 (0.74%) Oracle Database
16 17 (0.74%) PowerPivot
17 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 116 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (4.97%) JIRA
3 103 (4.49%) Visual Studio
4 41 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 33 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.65%) MorphX
6 15 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 14 (0.61%) Selenium
7 14 (0.61%) Subversion
8 12 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (0.48%) NUnit
10 10 (0.44%) MSTest
10 10 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.39%) Axure RP
11 9 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.39%) HP UFT
11 9 (0.39%) Maven
11 9 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.35%) Ant
12 8 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 440 (19.19%) Finance
2 133 (5.80%) Banking
3 103 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 80 (3.49%) Retail
5 75 (3.27%) Marketing
6 65 (2.83%) Advertising
7 63 (2.75%) Legal
8 57 (2.49%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.40%) Electronics
10 31 (1.35%) Publishing
11 23 (1.00%) Automotive
12 21 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.78%) Law
14 16 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.61%) Local Government
15 14 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.57%) Back Office
17 12 (0.52%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.48%) French Language
18 11 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 440 (19.19%) Developer
2 403 (17.58%) Analyst
3 230 (10.03%) SharePoint Developer
4 201 (8.77%) Consultant
5 182 (7.94%) Project Manager
6 166 (7.24%) Architect
7 162 (7.06%) Administrator
8 106 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 100 (4.36%) SharePoint Administrator
10 92 (4.01%) SharePoint Consultant
11 81 (3.53%) .NET Developer
12 61 (2.66%) Support Engineer
13 60 (2.62%) PMO Analyst
14 59 (2.57%) Coordinator
15 54 (2.35%) SharePoint Architect
16 48 (2.09%) SharePoint Analyst
16 48 (2.09%) Support Analyst
17 47 (2.05%) IT Analyst
17 47 (2.05%) SharePoint Project Manager
18 45 (1.96%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (15.22%) .NET
2 238 (10.38%) HTML
3 212 (9.25%) CSS
4 135 (5.89%) ASP.NET
5 121 (5.28%) jQuery
6 102 (4.45%) Web Services
7 87 (3.79%) AngularJS
8 86 (3.75%) XML
9 67 (2.92%) WCF
10 61 (2.66%) HTML5
11 57 (2.49%) .NET Framework
12 48 (2.09%) REST
13 42 (1.83%) Ajax
14 37 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (1.57%) SOAP
16 32 (1.40%) CSS3
16 32 (1.40%) Entity Framework
17 30 (1.31%) RESTful
18 29 (1.26%) JSON
18 29 (1.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 155 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 62 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 53 (2.31%) User Experience
5 33 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 32 (1.40%) Clustering
7 28 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 27 (1.18%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 20 (0.87%) CESG
11 19 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 18 (0.78%) PKI
13 17 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (0.74%) NHS
13 17 (0.74%) Social Media
14 16 (0.70%) iPad
15 14 (0.61%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 513 (22.37%) Windows
2 184 (8.02%) Windows Server
3 104 (4.54%) Windows 10
4 102 (4.45%) Windows 7
5 99 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (3.62%) Linux
8 82 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 58 (2.53%) Unix
10 26 (1.13%) Android
10 26 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 24 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 24 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 21 (0.92%) Solaris
13 12 (0.52%) SUSE
14 11 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.44%) AIX
15 10 (0.44%) CentOS
15 10 (0.44%) HPUX
16 9 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (16.27%) Migration
2 363 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (12.78%) Project Management
4 222 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 217 (9.46%) ITIL
6 214 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 200 (8.72%) CRM
8 139 (6.06%) Workflow
9 136 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 126 (5.49%) Change Management
11 118 (5.15%) Document Management
12 114 (4.97%) Scrum
13 101 (4.40%) Programme Management
14 94 (4.10%) Content Management
15 92 (4.01%) MVC
16 82 (3.58%) Change Control
17 81 (3.53%) Business Analysis
17 81 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 80 (3.49%) Service Management
19 78 (3.40%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 382 (16.66%) SQL
2 268 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 266 (11.60%) C#
4 222 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 64 (2.79%) T-SQL
6 40 (1.74%) VBA
7 37 (1.61%) Java
8 32 (1.40%) C
9 24 (1.05%) VBScript
10 22 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 18 (0.78%) PHP
12 17 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.74%) VB
13 15 (0.65%) X++
14 12 (0.52%) Perl
15 8 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.35%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.31%) Python
17 6 (0.26%) F#
17 6 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 325 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 226 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 147 (6.41%) Degree
4 107 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 74 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 37 (1.61%) MCSE
7 25 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 24 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (1.05%) PMP
9 23 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 21 (0.92%) ISEB
11 19 (0.83%) MCSA
12 18 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 18 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.57%) MCP
15 8 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
15 8 (0.35%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (8.11%) PMO
2 57 (2.49%) QA
3 53 (2.31%) SLA
4 19 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (0.61%) COBIT
7 13 (0.57%) GDPR
8 11 (0.48%) MiFID
8 11 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.22%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.17%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.17%) HL7
12 4 (0.17%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.087%) Basel III
13 2 (0.087%) GxP
13 2 (0.087%) IFRS
13 2 (0.087%) P3O
System Software
1 439 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 115 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 41 (1.79%) XenApp
5 32 (1.40%) vSphere
5 32 (1.40%) XenDesktop
6 24 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (0.92%) BitLocker
9 14 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.52%) Samba
11 11 (0.48%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.44%) KVM
12 10 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 7 (0.31%) DFS Replication
14 7 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (3.79%) SCCM
2 33 (1.44%) SCOM
3 25 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 14 (0.61%) WSUS
6 12 (0.52%) Ansible
6 12 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (0.48%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.44%) OpenView
8 10 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
9 8 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.35%) Netcool
10 7 (0.31%) DatAdvantage
10 7 (0.31%) Puppet
10 7 (0.31%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 904 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 177 (7.72%) VMware
3 118 (5.15%) Citrix
4 113 (4.93%) Oracle
5 105 (4.58%) SAP
6 98 (4.27%) HP
7 74 (3.23%) Cisco
8 50 (2.18%) Nintex
9 36 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 32 (1.40%) Tableau
11 30 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 30 (1.31%) Remedy
12 26 (1.13%) IBM
13 24 (1.05%) Adobe
14 23 (1.00%) Google
14 23 (1.00%) NetApp
14 23 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (0.96%) Splunk
15 22 (0.96%) Symantec
16 21 (0.92%) Apple