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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
UK / England
Rank 71 60 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1309 1544 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.17% 3.17% 3.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.09% 18.39% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1027 1078
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.48% +3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 63
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £26.83 £26.27
% change year-on-year +1.56% +2.12%  

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 7238 8397 8295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.54% 17.25% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4730 5379 4981
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 212 298
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 576 £425 +6.25% 100
South East -13 273 £400 - 51
South West 0 106 £359 +12.54% 28
West Midlands +16 87 £375 -11.76% 19
East of England +5 78 £350 - 20
North West -21 65 £350 +4.47% 21
Yorkshire -25 51 £338 -3.57% 10
East Midlands -17 32 £375 +11.11% 8
North East -20 22 £290 -13.43% 2
Midlands +8 6 £350 +16.66% 1
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1117 (41.80%) Microsoft
2 697 (26.09%) Office 365
3 598 (22.38%) Finance
4 581 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 568 (21.26%) Windows
6 531 (19.87%) SQL Server
7 475 (17.78%) .NET
8 464 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
9 457 (17.10%) SQL
10 442 (16.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 417 (15.61%) MS Office
12 410 (15.34%) Migration
13 386 (14.45%) Security Cleared
14 384 (14.37%) C#
15 353 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 350 (13.10%) JavaScript
17 346 (12.95%) Active Directory
18 324 (12.13%) CRM
19 317 (11.86%) Project Management
20 305 (11.41%) HTML
21 282 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
22 275 (10.29%) SC Cleared
23 266 (9.96%) SharePoint 2010
24 257 (9.62%) Skype for Business
25 239 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
26 236 (8.83%) Dynamics CRM
27 227 (8.50%) CSS
28 226 (8.46%) MS Project
29 222 (8.31%) ITIL
29 222 (8.31%) MS PowerPoint

SharePoint
Top Related 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
1 442 (16.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 266 (9.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 257 (9.62%) Skype for Business
4 142 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
5 130 (4.87%) IIS
6 127 (4.75%) MS Exchange
7 106 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
8 68 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 67 (2.51%) CMS
10 65 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 42 (1.57%) Confluence
12 31 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
13 22 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (0.67%) MS Project Server
16 15 (0.56%) Apache
16 15 (0.56%) SAS
17 14 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (0.49%) Documentum
18 13 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 581 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 417 (15.61%) MS Office
3 226 (8.46%) MS Project
4 222 (8.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 152 (5.69%) MS Visio
6 43 (1.61%) InfoPath
7 35 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.15%) Maya
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.075%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.037%) InDesign
14 1 (0.037%) InVision
14 1 (0.037%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.037%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 236 (8.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.22%) Unica
8 4 (0.15%) Primavera
8 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.11%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.11%) Staffware
9 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.075%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.075%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 697 (26.09%) Office 365
2 353 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (4.68%) OneDrive
4 102 (3.82%) Yammer
5 74 (2.77%) IaaS
6 51 (1.91%) PaaS
7 35 (1.31%) SaaS
8 27 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.37%) Google Drive
12 9 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.19%) GitHub
13 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.15%) G Suite
14 4 (0.15%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.075%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.075%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 171 (6.40%) Skype
2 163 (6.10%) Intranet
3 117 (4.38%) DNS
4 77 (2.88%) Firewall
5 74 (2.77%) Internet
6 73 (2.73%) DHCP
7 63 (2.36%) WAN
8 55 (2.06%) LAN
9 49 (1.83%) Extranet
10 47 (1.76%) VPN
11 38 (1.42%) SAN
12 33 (1.24%) LDAP
13 27 (1.01%) VoIP
14 25 (0.94%) TCP/IP
15 22 (0.82%) Network Security
16 20 (0.75%) HTTP
17 19 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (0.67%) MPLS
18 18 (0.67%) Unified Communications
19 14 (0.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 159 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 159 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 80 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 38 (1.42%) Power BI
9 34 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 23 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 22 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (0.79%) Big Data
13 20 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (0.75%) EDRMS
13 20 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
16 14 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 144 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 127 (4.75%) Visual Studio
3 120 (4.49%) JIRA
4 46 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.90%) MSTest
6 21 (0.79%) Selenium
7 19 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.52%) NUnit
10 12 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (0.41%) HP UFT
12 10 (0.37%) ClearCase
13 9 (0.34%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.30%) Toad
14 8 (0.30%) webpack
15 7 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 598 (22.38%) Finance
2 151 (5.65%) Advertising
3 133 (4.98%) Banking
4 117 (4.38%) Retail
5 112 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 91 (3.41%) Legal
7 72 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.87%) Marketing
9 48 (1.80%) Publishing
10 32 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.94%) Electronics
12 19 (0.71%) Law
13 14 (0.52%) French Language
14 13 (0.49%) Local Government
14 13 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.41%) Back Office
15 11 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.30%) Automotive
18 6 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 676 (25.30%) Developer
2 390 (14.60%) SharePoint Developer
3 384 (14.37%) Analyst
4 254 (9.51%) Architect
5 220 (8.23%) Consultant
6 174 (6.51%) Administrator
7 168 (6.29%) Project Manager
8 126 (4.72%) Business Analyst
9 104 (3.89%) .NET Developer
10 99 (3.71%) SharePoint Consultant
10 99 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
11 98 (3.67%) SharePoint Administrator
12 70 (2.62%) SharePoint Analyst
12 70 (2.62%) Support Engineer
13 65 (2.43%) Coordinator
14 57 (2.13%) Office 365 Architect
15 56 (2.10%) Support Analyst
16 55 (2.06%) PMO Analyst
17 54 (2.02%) SharePoint Architect
18 50 (1.87%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (17.78%) .NET
2 305 (11.41%) HTML
3 227 (8.50%) CSS
4 166 (6.21%) ASP.NET
5 163 (6.10%) jQuery
6 143 (5.35%) Web Services
7 118 (4.42%) XML
8 99 (3.71%) AngularJS
8 99 (3.71%) WCF
9 86 (3.22%) HTML5
10 58 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 54 (2.02%) .NET Framework
13 51 (1.91%) COM
14 42 (1.57%) CSS3
15 41 (1.53%) REST
16 36 (1.35%) Ajax
17 35 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (1.01%) SOAP
19 24 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 183 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 70 (2.62%) Data Centre
4 59 (2.21%) User Experience
5 47 (1.76%) e-Learning
6 43 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 36 (1.35%) PKI
8 27 (1.01%) Taxonomies
9 26 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 24 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 21 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 19 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.67%) Equities
14 16 (0.60%) Clustering
14 16 (0.60%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.60%) PMI
15 15 (0.56%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.49%) Fixed Income
17 12 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 568 (21.26%) Windows
2 186 (6.96%) Windows Server
3 115 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (3.78%) Windows 7
6 97 (3.63%) Windows 10
7 87 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (2.69%) Linux
9 43 (1.61%) Unix
10 31 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 30 (1.12%) Android
12 26 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.26%) zOS
16 6 (0.22%) Solaris
17 4 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (15.34%) Migration
3 324 (12.13%) CRM
4 317 (11.86%) Project Management
5 282 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
6 239 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 222 (8.31%) ITIL
8 192 (7.19%) Workflow
9 188 (7.04%) PRINCE2
10 156 (5.84%) Scrum
11 140 (5.24%) Change Management
12 139 (5.20%) MVC
13 116 (4.34%) Business Analysis
13 116 (4.34%) ERP
14 114 (4.27%) Programme Management
15 110 (4.12%) Document Management
16 86 (3.22%) SDLC
17 85 (3.18%) TDD
18 83 (3.11%) Project Planning
19 80 (2.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 457 (17.10%) SQL
2 384 (14.37%) C#
3 350 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 181 (6.77%) PowerShell
5 75 (2.81%) T-SQL
6 65 (2.43%) Java
7 57 (2.13%) VB
8 52 (1.95%) VB.NET
9 49 (1.83%) C
10 40 (1.50%) VBA
11 20 (0.75%) PHP
12 14 (0.52%) F#
13 13 (0.49%) TypeScript
14 12 (0.45%) C++
14 12 (0.45%) VBScript
15 11 (0.41%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.34%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.34%) Python
17 7 (0.26%) Perl
18 5 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 386 (14.45%) Security Cleared
2 275 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 133 (4.98%) Degree
4 116 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.80%) MCSE
7 30 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.05%) PMP
9 27 (1.01%) ISEB
10 22 (0.82%) MCITP
11 21 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 20 (0.75%) MCSA
12 20 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (0.60%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.52%) MCP
16 13 (0.49%) CISSP
17 10 (0.37%) CCNA
17 10 (0.37%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (7.52%) PMO
2 49 (1.83%) SLA
3 47 (1.76%) QA
4 26 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (0.52%) COBIT
6 13 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.22%) Def Stans
9 6 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.19%) P3O
11 4 (0.15%) COSO
11 4 (0.15%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.075%) JSP 440
System Software
1 346 (12.95%) Active Directory
2 93 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 18 (0.67%) XenApp
6 17 (0.64%) BitLocker
7 15 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.52%) vSphere
9 13 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.34%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.30%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.30%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.15%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 87 (3.26%) SCCM
2 34 (1.27%) SCOM
3 33 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 11 (0.41%) Puppet
6 10 (0.37%) Ansible
6 10 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.30%) Nagios
8 8 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.22%) WSUS
11 5 (0.19%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.19%) Unicenter
12 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.15%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1117 (41.80%) Microsoft
2 164 (6.14%) SAP
3 146 (5.46%) VMware
4 141 (5.28%) Oracle
5 79 (2.96%) Citrix
6 74 (2.77%) HP
7 69 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (1.80%) ServiceNow
9 41 (1.53%) Cisco
10 39 (1.46%) Nintex
10 39 (1.46%) Remedy
11 37 (1.38%) Infor
12 27 (1.01%) Avaya
13 25 (0.94%) Google
14 24 (0.90%) Dell
15 20 (0.75%) Adobe
15 20 (0.75%) Epicor
15 20 (0.75%) Intel Security
16 19 (0.71%) Apple
16 19 (0.71%) Red Hat
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £14 - £22 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 5 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Rate: Competitive Salary, Free Parking, Free Training, Subsidised Restaurant
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £360 per day 3 months initial
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Pinner, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago