Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 89 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 813 2,286 2,191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.54% 2.73% 2.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.36% 17.48% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 1,436 1,363
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £200 £210
90th Percentile £575 £551 £550
UK median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.17% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 103 92
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.83 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -7.42% -7.22%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.00 £12.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £19.63 £21.50
% change year-on-year +19.75% -8.72% -10.42%

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 4,683 13,076 15,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.63% 15.60% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,945 8,380 10,431
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £305 £268 £275
90th Percentile £662 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 280 360
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -2.41% +5.54%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.98 £12.48
90th Percentile £44.18 £53.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate £26.23 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +24.90% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +6 347 £473 +11.18% 34
South East -15 131 £400 - 31
North of England 0 104 £375 - 48
South West +17 100 £444 +10.94% 21
Midlands +6 83 £444 +10.94% 30
West Midlands +15 77 £450 +11.11% 18
North West +8 61 £375 +4.17% 25
East of England -15 37 £348 -18.24% 8
Yorkshire +38 32 £400 -3.03% 14
North East +12 11 £375 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +17 6 £180 -52.00% 12
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 399 (49.08%) Microsoft
2 318 (39.11%) Office 365
3 259 (31.86%) Azure
4 199 (24.48%) Windows
5 197 (24.23%) Migration
6 181 (22.26%) Active Directory
7 162 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (19.43%) SQL
9 151 (18.57%) Security Cleared
10 146 (17.96%) .NET
11 141 (17.34%) SQL Server
12 131 (16.11%) C#
13 121 (14.88%) Power Platform
14 120 (14.76%) Microsoft Office
15 119 (14.64%) Public Sector
16 117 (14.39%) Finance
17 110 (13.53%) PowerShell
18 108 (13.28%) DevOps
19 105 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
20 94 (11.56%) JavaScript
20 94 (11.56%) SC Cleared
21 91 (11.19%) OneDrive
21 91 (11.19%) Project Management
22 90 (11.07%) CRM
23 86 (10.58%) Skype
24 83 (10.21%) Power BI
25 81 (9.96%) ITIL
26 77 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
27 75 (9.23%) Windows Server
28 74 (9.10%) JIRA

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 63 (7.75%) Skype for Business
2 53 (6.52%) Confluence
3 40 (4.92%) IIS
4 35 (4.31%) MS Exchange
5 27 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (2.95%) CMS
7 14 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.74%) nginx
13 5 (0.62%) Apache
13 5 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.37%) Documentum
15 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.37%) OnBase
15 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 120 (14.76%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (6.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (3.94%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (3.20%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.85%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.25%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.12%) Snagit
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 72 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) assyst
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Endur
6 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Primavera
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 318 (39.11%) Office 365
2 259 (31.86%) Azure
3 121 (14.88%) Power Platform
4 91 (11.19%) OneDrive
5 65 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
6 56 (6.89%) PowerApps
7 53 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 40 (4.92%) Yammer
9 38 (4.67%) Power Automate
10 25 (3.08%) AWS
11 16 (1.97%) SaaS
12 15 (1.85%) IaaS
13 13 (1.60%) GCP
13 13 (1.60%) PaaS
14 10 (1.23%) Logic Apps
15 9 (1.11%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.86%) ShareGate
17 6 (0.74%) GitHub
18 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
19 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 86 (10.58%) Skype
2 53 (6.52%) Intranet
3 44 (5.41%) DNS
4 30 (3.69%) DHCP
5 24 (2.95%) Firewall
6 22 (2.71%) Internet
7 13 (1.60%) Kerberos
8 12 (1.48%) VPN
9 11 (1.35%) SAN
9 11 (1.35%) WAN
10 8 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.74%) SMTP
11 6 (0.74%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.74%) VoIP
12 5 (0.62%) HTTP
12 5 (0.62%) LAN
13 4 (0.49%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.49%) SSL
13 4 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.21%) Power BI
3 36 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.71%) MySQL
5 21 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.48%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2017
9 8 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.86%) Data Lake
10 7 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
11 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.62%) Big Data
12 5 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 74 (9.10%) JIRA
2 36 (4.43%) Visual Studio
3 26 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (2.21%) Bitbucket
6 17 (2.09%) Git (software)
7 14 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (1.11%) JMeter
10 9 (1.11%) JUnit
10 9 (1.11%) Selenium
11 7 (0.86%) Maven
12 6 (0.74%) GitLab
12 6 (0.74%) Subversion
12 6 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.49%) git-flow
14 4 (0.49%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 119 (14.64%) Public Sector
2 117 (14.39%) Finance
3 34 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.32%) Banking
5 20 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.21%) Legal
7 17 (2.09%) Marketing
8 14 (1.72%) Electronics
8 14 (1.72%) Local Government
9 12 (1.48%) Publishing
10 9 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.11%) Retail
11 8 (0.98%) Law
12 7 (0.86%) Front Office
12 7 (0.86%) German Language
13 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.62%) Military
14 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.49%) Advertising
15 4 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 161 (19.80%) Developer
2 101 (12.42%) Analyst
3 67 (8.24%) Consultant
4 59 (7.26%) Administrator
5 58 (7.13%) Architect
6 56 (6.89%) Project Manager
7 55 (6.77%) SharePoint Developer
8 39 (4.80%) Business Analyst
9 33 (4.06%) SharePoint Consultant
10 30 (3.69%) Office 365 Engineer
11 27 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (3.20%) Technical Architect
13 24 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (2.95%) Support Engineer
14 22 (2.71%) .NET Developer
14 22 (2.71%) SharePoint Administrator
14 22 (2.71%) SharePoint Analyst
15 21 (2.58%) JIRA Administrator
16 16 (1.97%) SharePoint Business Analyst
17 14 (1.72%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (17.96%) .NET
2 68 (8.36%) HTML
3 55 (6.77%) CSS
4 43 (5.29%) ASP.NET
5 36 (4.43%) .NET Framework
6 34 (4.18%) Web Services
6 34 (4.18%) XML
7 29 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 29 (3.57%) jQuery
8 28 (3.44%) Node.js
9 27 (3.32%) Entity Framework
10 24 (2.95%) OAuth
11 21 (2.58%) SAML
12 20 (2.46%) React
13 19 (2.34%) OpenID
14 16 (1.97%) HTML5
14 16 (1.97%) LDAP
15 15 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (1.85%) LINQ
16 14 (1.72%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.34%) NHS
5 19 (2.34%) User Experience
6 16 (1.97%) PKI
7 11 (1.35%) Replication
8 10 (1.23%) iPad
9 9 (1.11%) Clustering
9 9 (1.11%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.86%) iPhone
11 7 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.74%) e-Health
12 6 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.74%) LIMS
12 6 (0.74%) PACS
13 5 (0.62%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 199 (24.48%) Windows
2 75 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 66 (8.12%) Windows 10
4 40 (4.92%) Linux
5 28 (3.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.23%) Unix
12 8 (0.98%) Android
13 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.25%) VMS
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.12%) HPUX
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.12%) Solaris
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (24.23%) Migration
2 162 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (13.28%) DevOps
4 105 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (11.19%) Project Management
6 90 (11.07%) CRM
7 81 (9.96%) ITIL
8 64 (7.87%) Project Delivery
9 63 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (7.63%) Data Migration
10 62 (7.63%) Workflow
11 52 (6.40%) Scrum
12 49 (6.03%) PRINCE2
13 44 (5.41%) Change Management
14 41 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (4.92%) Analytics
15 40 (4.92%) Document Management
16 36 (4.43%) Requirements Gathering
17 31 (3.81%) Business Analysis
17 31 (3.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 158 (19.43%) SQL
2 131 (16.11%) C#
3 110 (13.53%) PowerShell
4 94 (11.56%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.43%) Java
6 24 (2.95%) Python
7 19 (2.34%) TypeScript
8 17 (2.09%) VB.NET
9 14 (1.72%) Apex Code
9 14 (1.72%) C
10 13 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.60%) VBScript
11 7 (0.86%) VBA
12 6 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.62%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.49%) ES6
14 4 (0.49%) Groovy
14 4 (0.49%) Java 8
14 4 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 151 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 94 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 50 (6.15%) Degree
3 50 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 25 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.35%) ISEB
8 9 (1.11%) CCNA
8 9 (1.11%) CISSP
9 8 (0.98%) MCSA
9 8 (0.98%) MCSE
10 7 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.86%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.86%) MCITP
11 6 (0.74%) CCNP
11 6 (0.74%) MCAD
11 6 (0.74%) MCPD
11 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.57%) PMO
2 26 (3.20%) QA
3 22 (2.71%) SLA
4 11 (1.35%) GDPR
5 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.98%) P3O
6 7 (0.86%) HL7
7 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.25%) NCSC
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.12%) EMIR
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 181 (22.26%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 29 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.58%) Docker
4 15 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.11%) vSphere
6 9 (1.11%) XenApp
7 6 (0.74%) DFS Replication
7 6 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.49%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (7.01%) SCCM
2 54 (6.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (2.58%) SCOM
4 17 (2.09%) Ansible
5 14 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (1.48%) SCDPM
7 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (1.11%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.11%) WSUS
9 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (0.86%) Terraform
10 6 (0.74%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.74%) Puppet
10 6 (0.74%) SCSM
10 6 (0.74%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 399 (49.08%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.27%) VMware
3 43 (5.29%) Oracle
4 33 (4.06%) SAP
5 32 (3.94%) Citrix
6 28 (3.44%) Atlassian
7 26 (3.20%) Cisco
8 18 (2.21%) ServiceNow
9 17 (2.09%) Nintex
10 15 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.72%) HP
12 11 (1.35%) Apple
13 10 (1.23%) Adobe
14 9 (1.11%) Tableau
15 7 (0.86%) Dell
15 7 (0.86%) Google
15 7 (0.86%) IBM
15 7 (0.86%) McAfee
15 7 (0.86%) OpenText
15 7 (0.86%) Sybase