Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 72 72
Rank change year-on-year -28 0 -21
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2,220 2,774 2,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.38% 3.12% 2.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.54% 17.42% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 1,825 1,883
England median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £213 £215 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £387 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 103
England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.33 £12.23 £12.14
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +10.00% +25.00%

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 15,270 15,922 16,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.37% 17.90% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,291 10,308 10,636
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 338 464
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.99
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -48 941 £425 +6.25% 156
South East -18 464 £375 -6.25% 97
North of England -3 311 £340 +0.74% 98
Midlands -23 209 £375 - 66
South West -21 160 £338 -3.57% 51
West Midlands -10 154 £375 - 39
North West +6 137 £325 -7.14% 56
East of England -18 133 £350 -5.53% 38
Yorkshire 0 129 £350 +1.82% 31
East Midlands -9 53 £400 +14.29% 27
North East +3 46 £325 +1.56% 11
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 888 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 750 (33.78%) Office 365
3 511 (23.02%) Windows
4 404 (18.20%) Migration
5 396 (17.84%) Active Directory
6 385 (17.34%) SQL
7 354 (15.95%) Microsoft Office
8 347 (15.63%) Finance
9 346 (15.59%) Microsoft Excel
9 346 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
10 321 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 294 (13.24%) Project Management
12 288 (12.97%) Security Cleared
13 286 (12.88%) PowerShell
13 286 (12.88%) SQL Server
14 276 (12.43%) .NET
15 268 (12.07%) C#
16 241 (10.86%) JavaScript
17 227 (10.23%) SharePoint 2013
18 226 (10.18%) SC Cleared
19 221 (9.95%) CRM
20 212 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
21 208 (9.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 198 (8.92%) Skype for Business
23 196 (8.83%) HTML
24 194 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
25 187 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
26 183 (8.24%) Skype
26 183 (8.24%) PMO
27 179 (8.06%) ITIL

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
1 227 (10.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 198 (8.92%) Skype for Business
3 175 (7.88%) MS Exchange
4 156 (7.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 84 (3.78%) SharePoint Server
6 74 (3.33%) IIS
7 62 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 58 (2.61%) CMS
9 45 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
10 36 (1.62%) Confluence
11 35 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 35 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (0.86%) Documentum
13 16 (0.72%) Apache
13 16 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 14 (0.63%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
16 12 (0.54%) MS Project Server
16 12 (0.54%) Tomcat
16 12 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 354 (15.95%) Microsoft Office
2 346 (15.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 208 (9.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 137 (6.17%) Microsoft Project
5 127 (5.72%) MS Visio
6 49 (2.21%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.72%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.18%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.14%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.090%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.090%) SPSS
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.045%) InVision
12 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 149 (6.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.32%) Infor CRM
5 7 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.18%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.14%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 3 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.14%) Workfront
9 2 (0.090%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.090%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 750 (33.78%) Office 365
2 321 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (5.86%) OneDrive
4 58 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 49 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
6 48 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
7 47 (2.12%) Yammer
8 20 (0.90%) IaaS
9 18 (0.81%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.68%) PaaS
10 15 (0.68%) SaaS
10 15 (0.68%) Slack
11 12 (0.54%) Trello
12 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.23%) GitHub
14 4 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.18%) G Suite
15 3 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
15 3 (0.14%) Google Drive
16 2 (0.090%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 183 (8.24%) Skype
2 120 (5.41%) Intranet
3 86 (3.87%) DNS
4 77 (3.47%) SAN
5 71 (3.20%) Firewall
6 68 (3.06%) Internet
7 52 (2.34%) DHCP
8 45 (2.03%) VPN
8 45 (2.03%) WAN
9 42 (1.89%) LAN
10 31 (1.40%) TCP/IP
11 24 (1.08%) NAS
12 23 (1.04%) SMS
13 17 (0.77%) VoIP
14 15 (0.68%) iSCSI
14 15 (0.68%) SSL
14 15 (0.68%) Wireless
15 13 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (0.54%) VLAN
17 11 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (3.83%) Power BI
4 77 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 32 (1.44%) Big Data
10 30 (1.35%) Data Mining
11 29 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.86%) QlikView
14 18 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
15 15 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (0.68%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.63%) MS Access
17 13 (0.59%) EDRMS
17 13 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (3.83%) JIRA
2 83 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (3.65%) Visual Studio
4 42 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 27 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (0.86%) Selenium
7 16 (0.72%) Subversion
8 14 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.54%) gulp
10 10 (0.45%) NUnit
10 10 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.41%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.27%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.27%) Maven
13 5 (0.23%) JUnit
13 5 (0.23%) MSTest
13 5 (0.23%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.18%) Grunt
General
1 347 (15.63%) Finance
2 85 (3.83%) Banking
3 59 (2.66%) Legal
4 56 (2.52%) Advertising
5 52 (2.34%) Marketing
6 45 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.71%) Retail
8 29 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 26 (1.17%) Law
11 23 (1.04%) Publishing
12 20 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.81%) Back Office
14 12 (0.54%) Billing
14 12 (0.54%) German Language
15 11 (0.50%) French Language
15 11 (0.50%) Front Office
16 7 (0.32%) Local Government
17 5 (0.23%) Military
18 4 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 405 (18.24%) Developer
2 382 (17.21%) Analyst
3 201 (9.05%) SharePoint Developer
4 177 (7.97%) Architect
5 170 (7.66%) Consultant
6 151 (6.80%) Project Manager
7 126 (5.68%) Administrator
8 110 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 81 (3.65%) SharePoint Administrator
10 79 (3.56%) SharePoint Consultant
11 71 (3.20%) Support Engineer
12 62 (2.79%) Support Analyst
13 55 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
14 52 (2.34%) SharePoint Project Manager
15 50 (2.25%) PMO Analyst
16 49 (2.21%) Coordinator
16 49 (2.21%) SharePoint Analyst
16 49 (2.21%) SharePoint Architect
17 46 (2.07%) Office 365 Consultant
17 46 (2.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (12.43%) .NET
2 196 (8.83%) HTML
3 168 (7.57%) CSS
4 113 (5.09%) ASP.NET
5 100 (4.50%) XML
6 80 (3.60%) jQuery
7 69 (3.11%) Web Services
8 64 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 49 (2.21%) AngularJS
9 49 (2.21%) REST
10 45 (2.03%) HTML5
11 29 (1.31%) Node.js
11 29 (1.31%) React
12 28 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (1.08%) JSON
15 23 (1.04%) CSS3
16 20 (0.90%) WCF
17 18 (0.81%) RESTful
17 18 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 194 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 88 (3.96%) User Experience
4 44 (1.98%) Clustering
5 38 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 30 (1.35%) Replication
7 29 (1.31%) PKI
8 28 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.08%) Taxonomies
11 20 (0.90%) CESG
12 19 (0.86%) Blackberry
12 19 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 19 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.81%) iPad
13 18 (0.81%) iPhone
13 18 (0.81%) Smartphone
14 17 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.77%) NHS
15 14 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 511 (23.02%) Windows
2 170 (7.66%) Windows Server
3 139 (6.26%) Windows 10
4 116 (5.23%) Windows 7
5 91 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (2.61%) Linux
8 49 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (1.44%) Unix
10 24 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.90%) Android
13 16 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.54%) Solaris
15 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.090%) AIX
18 2 (0.090%) HPUX
18 2 (0.090%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (18.20%) Migration
2 346 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (13.24%) Project Management
4 221 (9.95%) CRM
5 212 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
6 187 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 179 (8.06%) ITIL
8 159 (7.16%) Workflow
9 124 (5.59%) PRINCE2
10 111 (5.00%) Change Management
11 98 (4.41%) Scrum
12 95 (4.28%) Document Management
13 89 (4.01%) Business Analysis
14 77 (3.47%) Change Control
15 72 (3.24%) Content Management
16 71 (3.20%) Data Migration
17 68 (3.06%) Analytics
17 68 (3.06%) Data Modelling
18 66 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 66 (2.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 385 (17.34%) SQL
2 286 (12.88%) PowerShell
3 268 (12.07%) C#
4 241 (10.86%) JavaScript
5 58 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 44 (1.98%) VBA
7 37 (1.67%) Java
8 32 (1.44%) VBScript
9 30 (1.35%) VB
10 28 (1.26%) C
11 20 (0.90%) PHP
11 20 (0.90%) Python
11 20 (0.90%) TypeScript
12 15 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.41%) C++
14 6 (0.27%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.23%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.23%) R
15 5 (0.23%) Ruby
16 4 (0.18%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 288 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 226 (10.18%) SC Cleared
3 121 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (5.09%) Degree
5 76 (3.42%) MCSE
6 65 (2.93%) DV Cleared
7 37 (1.67%) MCSA
8 24 (1.08%) ISEB
9 22 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 22 (0.99%) PMP
10 21 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (0.86%) CCNA
13 15 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (0.68%) MCITP
13 15 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (0.59%) CISSP
14 13 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (8.24%) PMO
2 46 (2.07%) QA
3 44 (1.98%) GDPR
4 33 (1.49%) SLA
5 30 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 29 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.36%) P3O
8 6 (0.27%) GMP
8 6 (0.27%) MiFID
8 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.23%) RMADS
9 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.18%) COBIT
10 4 (0.18%) HL7
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.090%) GCP
12 2 (0.090%) GxP
12 2 (0.090%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.090%) JSP 440
System Software
1 396 (17.84%) Active Directory
2 132 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.35%) BitLocker
5 27 (1.22%) XenApp
6 26 (1.17%) vSphere
7 22 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 20 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 17 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.36%) Brightmail
13 8 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.23%) Firmware
15 4 (0.18%) KVM
16 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.090%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 85 (3.83%) SCCM
2 40 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 39 (1.76%) NetBackup
4 32 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 30 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 29 (1.31%) SCOM
7 28 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 28 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
8 24 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 19 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (0.59%) WSUS
12 11 (0.50%) AirWatch
12 11 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
13 10 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.45%) OpenSSO
14 3 (0.14%) Ansible
14 3 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 888 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 176 (7.93%) VMware
3 110 (4.95%) HP
4 95 (4.28%) Citrix
5 72 (3.24%) Cisco
6 70 (3.15%) SAP
7 66 (2.97%) Oracle
8 50 (2.25%) Nintex
9 45 (2.03%) McAfee
10 41 (1.85%) Symantec
11 36 (1.62%) NetApp
12 33 (1.49%) IBM
13 32 (1.44%) Dell
14 29 (1.31%) 3PAR
14 29 (1.31%) Google
14 29 (1.31%) Veritas
15 27 (1.22%) Apple
16 25 (1.13%) Tableau
17 24 (1.08%) Veeam
18 21 (0.95%) Hitachi