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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 16 May 2022 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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 97 89
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1,624 1,135 1,162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.31% 2.51% 2.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.94% 18.92% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,127 786 772
10th Percentile £208 £225 £213
25th Percentile £331 £332 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £575 £525 £515
90th Percentile £653 £600 £593
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £416
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.17% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 45
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.25 £16.61
25th Percentile £20.00 £12.76 £18.25
Median hourly rate £26.50 £18.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +41.33% -8.54% +36.67%
75th Percentile £50.58 £26.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £69.05 £59.63 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £26.34 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +30.07% -3.57% +40.00%

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 8,574 5,998 6,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.20% 13.29% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,915 4,150 4,354
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
25th Percentile £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £483 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.64% +1.74% -
75th Percentile £638 £577 £573
90th Percentile £738 £660 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 121 147
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.63
25th Percentile £17.00 £16.25 £14.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +17.44%
75th Percentile £59.00 £56.50 £34.38
90th Percentile £77.41 £65.54 £54.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.25% +27.50% +15.11%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -22 755 £500 +11.11% 151
South East +3 231 £425 -5.56% 99
North of England -11 186 £400 -5.88% 91
South West +13 134 £473 +18.13% 41
Midlands -22 128 £435 +8.07% 53
North West -9 117 £358 -26.67% 42
West Midlands -16 106 £465 +3.33% 35
East of England -2 80 £325 -7.14% 43
Yorkshire -7 62 £400 - 35
East Midlands -21 21 £350 +23.89% 18
North East -3 8 £514 +12.91% 14
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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.

1 822 (50.62%) Microsoft
2 711 (43.78%) Microsoft 365
3 574 (35.34%) Azure
4 414 (25.49%) Social Skills
5 407 (25.06%) Agile
6 373 (22.97%) Power Platform
7 358 (22.04%) Windows
8 353 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 332 (20.44%) Finance
10 306 (18.84%) Migration
11 269 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
12 256 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
13 247 (15.21%) PowerShell
14 233 (14.35%) SQL
14 233 (14.35%) Microsoft Excel
15 221 (13.61%) OneDrive
16 220 (13.55%) PowerApps
17 219 (13.49%) Power BI
18 206 (12.68%) SQL Server
19 203 (12.50%) Security Cleared
20 194 (11.95%) Project Management
21 182 (11.21%) .NET
22 174 (10.71%) JIRA
23 173 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
24 172 (10.59%) DevOps
25 171 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
25 171 (10.53%) SC Cleared
26 170 (10.47%) Public Sector
27 168 (10.34%) ITIL
28 159 (9.79%) Power Automate

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
1 142 (8.74%) Confluence
2 55 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 40 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 36 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (1.54%) CMS
7 19 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 13 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (0.62%) EPiServer
11 9 (0.55%) Drupal
11 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.55%) IIS
12 7 (0.43%) Apache
12 7 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.31%) Documentum
14 3 (0.18%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.18%) JBoss
14 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 256 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
2 233 (14.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 138 (8.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 96 (5.91%) MS Visio
5 74 (4.56%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.92%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.37%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
10 2 (0.12%) CATIA
10 2 (0.12%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.12%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.12%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.12%) Solid Edge
10 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 81 (4.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.43%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.25%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.18%) Avolution ABACUS
8 3 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.12%) Maximo
9 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.12%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 711 (43.78%) Microsoft 365
2 574 (35.34%) Azure
3 373 (22.97%) Power Platform
4 221 (13.61%) OneDrive
5 220 (13.55%) PowerApps
6 159 (9.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 159 (9.79%) Power Automate
7 116 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
8 106 (6.53%) AWS
9 77 (4.74%) SaaS
10 61 (3.76%) Azure Logic Apps
11 51 (3.14%) IaaS
12 48 (2.96%) PaaS
13 34 (2.09%) Yammer
14 28 (1.72%) GitHub
15 24 (1.48%) ShareGate
16 21 (1.29%) Azure Stack
17 19 (1.17%) Mimecast
18 16 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
19 14 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 84 (5.17%) DNS
2 70 (4.31%) Firewall
3 65 (4.00%) DHCP
4 59 (3.63%) Intranet
5 56 (3.45%) VPN
6 52 (3.20%) Skype
7 42 (2.59%) WAN
8 40 (2.46%) LAN
9 34 (2.09%) VoIP
10 29 (1.79%) SAN
11 28 (1.72%) Internet
11 28 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
13 21 (1.29%) TCP/IP
14 20 (1.23%) WebEx
15 17 (1.05%) VLAN
16 15 (0.92%) Unified Communications
17 11 (0.68%) Kerberos
18 9 (0.55%) Network Security
19 8 (0.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (13.49%) Power BI
2 206 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (1.48%) Metadata
4 24 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (1.42%) Tableau
6 20 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
7 18 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 16 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (0.99%) MySQL
10 13 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (0.74%) Data Lake
12 9 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.55%) Impala
12 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (0.55%) Parquet
13 8 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 174 (10.71%) JIRA
2 68 (4.19%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.54%) GitLab
5 14 (0.86%) gulp
6 12 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.74%) Yeoman
7 11 (0.68%) Subversion
8 10 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.55%) Selenium
10 8 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.37%) Maven
12 5 (0.31%) Serena SBM
13 4 (0.25%) Balsamiq
13 4 (0.25%) Postman
13 4 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.18%) Crucible
14 3 (0.18%) VersionOne
14 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 414 (25.49%) Social Skills
2 332 (20.44%) Finance
3 170 (10.47%) Public Sector
4 150 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (7.51%) Banking
6 72 (4.43%) Presentation Skills
7 60 (3.69%) Marketing
8 49 (3.02%) Organisational Skills
9 46 (2.83%) Legal
10 42 (2.59%) Telecoms
11 35 (2.16%) Manufacturing
12 28 (1.72%) Investment Banking
13 27 (1.66%) Law
14 25 (1.54%) Electronics
15 21 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
16 18 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
17 14 (0.86%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.86%) Retail
18 12 (0.74%) Publishing
19 10 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 272 (16.75%) Analyst
2 260 (16.01%) Developer
3 141 (8.68%) Architect
4 133 (8.19%) Project Manager
5 106 (6.53%) SharePoint Developer
6 100 (6.16%) Business Analyst
7 90 (5.54%) Consultant
8 82 (5.05%) Support Engineer
9 62 (3.82%) Administrator
10 59 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
11 54 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 52 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support
13 51 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
14 49 (3.02%) Support Analyst
15 48 (2.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 39 (2.40%) Cloud Engineer
17 35 (2.16%) Desktop Support
18 34 (2.09%) IT Manager
18 34 (2.09%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
19 32 (1.97%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (11.21%) .NET
2 142 (8.74%) HTML
3 109 (6.71%) CSS
4 67 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 64 (3.94%) jQuery
5 64 (3.94%) React
6 53 (3.26%) HTML5
7 51 (3.14%) REST
8 44 (2.71%) Web Services
9 31 (1.91%) .NET Framework
10 28 (1.72%) .NET Core
11 22 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (1.29%) RESTful
13 19 (1.17%) JSON
14 18 (1.11%) J2EE
14 18 (1.11%) Node.js
15 16 (0.99%) ARM Templates
15 16 (0.99%) XMPP
16 14 (0.86%) XML
17 13 (0.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 73 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 46 (2.83%) User Experience
3 44 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (2.59%) NHS
5 41 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 38 (2.34%) PKI
7 27 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 24 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 21 (1.29%) Replication
10 19 (1.17%) e-Health
10 19 (1.17%) LIMS
10 19 (1.17%) PACS
11 18 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
12 17 (1.05%) Taxonomies
13 16 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.92%) iPad
14 15 (0.92%) iPhone
15 14 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 358 (22.04%) Windows
2 148 (9.11%) Windows Server
3 134 (8.25%) Windows 10
4 56 (3.45%) Linux
5 50 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (3.02%) Windows Server 2016
7 39 (2.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 37 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (1.79%) Android
10 25 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.54%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.68%) CentOS
11 11 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.68%) Unix
11 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.37%) Solaris
14 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (25.06%) Agile
2 306 (18.84%) Migration
3 269 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
4 194 (11.95%) Project Management
5 173 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
6 172 (10.59%) DevOps
7 168 (10.34%) ITIL
8 139 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 132 (8.13%) Change Management
10 115 (7.08%) CRM
10 115 (7.08%) Project Delivery
11 107 (6.59%) Waterfall
12 102 (6.28%) Scrum
13 86 (5.30%) Data Migration
14 85 (5.23%) Cybersecurity
15 77 (4.74%) Service Delivery
15 77 (4.74%) Service Management
16 76 (4.68%) Analytics
17 72 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 67 (4.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 247 (15.21%) PowerShell
2 233 (14.35%) SQL
3 141 (8.68%) C#
4 131 (8.07%) JavaScript
5 55 (3.39%) Python
6 51 (3.14%) Java
7 38 (2.34%) T-SQL
7 38 (2.34%) VBA
8 34 (2.09%) TypeScript
9 31 (1.91%) VB
10 25 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.05%) C
12 16 (0.99%) Bash
12 16 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.80%) Ruby
14 10 (0.62%) VBScript
15 6 (0.37%) PHP
16 5 (0.31%) Perl
16 5 (0.31%) Scala
16 5 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 203 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 171 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 73 (4.50%) Degree
4 25 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.74%) MCSE
10 11 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (0.62%) PMP
12 9 (0.55%) CCNA
12 9 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.55%) IIBA
13 8 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (0.49%) ISEB
14 6 (0.37%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.37%) MCP
15 5 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.48%) PMO
2 73 (4.50%) SLA
3 57 (3.51%) QA
4 38 (2.34%) GDPR
5 26 (1.60%) Accessibility
6 21 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 19 (1.17%) HL7
8 12 (0.74%) NCSC
8 12 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.68%) WCAG
10 9 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (0.49%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.25%) GRC
12 4 (0.25%) NIST
13 3 (0.18%) COBIT
14 2 (0.12%) GxP
14 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 2 (0.12%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.062%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 353 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 117 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.23%) BitLocker
7 15 (0.92%) vSphere
8 12 (0.74%) XenApp
9 11 (0.68%) Docker
9 11 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.49%) NFS
11 6 (0.37%) HDFS
11 6 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.12%) Firmware
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 171 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 118 (7.27%) SCCM
3 45 (2.77%) Terraform
4 26 (1.60%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 17 (1.05%) Control-M
6 16 (0.99%) Kubernetes
7 15 (0.92%) Ansible
8 13 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.55%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.55%) AppManager
9 9 (0.55%) QRadar
9 9 (0.55%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (0.49%) Puppet
11 7 (0.43%) SCOM
11 7 (0.43%) WSUS
12 6 (0.37%) Netcool
13 5 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 822 (50.62%) Microsoft
2 154 (9.48%) VMware
3 87 (5.36%) Oracle
4 78 (4.80%) SAP
5 77 (4.74%) Citrix
6 62 (3.82%) Cisco
7 56 (3.45%) ServiceNow
8 28 (1.72%) IBM
9 27 (1.66%) Atlassian
10 26 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.54%) Sitecore
12 23 (1.42%) Veeam
13 22 (1.35%) NetApp
14 20 (1.23%) BMC
15 18 (1.11%) EMC
15 18 (1.11%) Remedy
15 18 (1.11%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.05%) Sophos
17 16 (0.99%) Apple
18 14 (0.86%) Red Hat