Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 80 63
Rank change year-on-year -36 -17 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2,047 2,411 3,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.22% 2.87% 3.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.55% 16.60% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,279 1,570 2,005
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £219 £206 £225
90th Percentile £551 £538 £527
UK median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 110 108
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.88 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -22.78% +17.65% -3.41%

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 15,104 14,526 16,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.40% 17.26% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,110 9,426 11,139
England median daily rate £458 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.40% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 327 416
England median hourly rate £19.28 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.95% -1.70% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.63 £51.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year - -6.82% +7.32%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -48 902 £425 - 151
South East -16 495 £400 - 95
North of England -39 221 £341 +4.92% 84
Midlands -27 175 £400 +14.29% 59
South West -1 168 £368 +5.00% 28
West Midlands -34 109 £375 +11.11% 28
North West -22 101 £326 -6.79% 43
Yorkshire -1 93 £351 +7.85% 28
East of England -34 89 £350 -8.50% 32
East Midlands +2 69 £400 +6.67% 30
North East -37 28 £324 +11.72% 13
South Coast - 2 - -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 829 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 667 (32.58%) Office 365
3 451 (22.03%) Windows
4 385 (18.81%) Finance
5 352 (17.20%) Migration
6 346 (16.90%) SQL
7 337 (16.46%) Active Directory
8 325 (15.88%) Microsoft Excel
9 324 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 309 (15.10%) Security Cleared
11 302 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
12 301 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
13 287 (14.02%) PowerShell
13 287 (14.02%) SQL Server
14 253 (12.36%) Project Management
15 240 (11.72%) SC Cleared
16 225 (10.99%) C#
17 214 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
18 208 (10.16%) CRM
18 208 (10.16%) Skype for Business
19 201 (9.82%) Skype
20 198 (9.67%) JavaScript
21 193 (9.43%) .NET
22 188 (9.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 187 (9.14%) ITIL
24 180 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
25 176 (8.60%) Windows Server
26 167 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
27 165 (8.06%) PMO
28 162 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 208 (10.16%) Skype for Business
2 167 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 128 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 107 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 81 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
6 64 (3.13%) IIS
7 51 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 48 (2.34%) CMS
9 43 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
10 35 (1.71%) Confluence
11 26 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (1.17%) K2 blackpearl
13 20 (0.98%) Apache
13 20 (0.98%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
15 18 (0.88%) Documentum
15 18 (0.88%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
17 16 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 325 (15.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 302 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
3 188 (9.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 130 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
5 119 (5.81%) MS Visio
6 49 (2.39%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.34%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.20%) PTC Creo
10 4 (0.20%) Windchill
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.15%) InVision
11 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.098%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.098%) SPSS
13 1 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.049%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 120 (5.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.34%) Infor CRM
4 7 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.20%) Primavera
6 4 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.15%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.098%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.098%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.098%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 667 (32.58%) Office 365
2 324 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (7.43%) OneDrive
4 62 (3.03%) Yammer
5 52 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 44 (2.15%) SaaS
7 36 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
8 23 (1.12%) IaaS
9 17 (0.83%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.78%) PaaS
11 15 (0.73%) G Suite
12 11 (0.54%) Slack
13 8 (0.39%) Trello
14 7 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 5 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.24%) GitHub
16 3 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
17 2 (0.098%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 201 (9.82%) Skype
2 112 (5.47%) Intranet
3 97 (4.74%) DNS
4 81 (3.96%) Internet
5 78 (3.81%) SAN
6 73 (3.57%) Firewall
7 71 (3.47%) DHCP
8 56 (2.74%) VPN
9 36 (1.76%) LAN
10 31 (1.51%) SMS
11 30 (1.47%) TCP/IP
11 30 (1.47%) WAN
12 21 (1.03%) NAS
13 20 (0.98%) VoIP
14 18 (0.88%) iSCSI
15 16 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
15 16 (0.78%) VLAN
16 13 (0.64%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.54%) Network Security
17 11 (0.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.01%) Power BI
3 82 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 42 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (1.03%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.03%) PowerPivot
12 20 (0.98%) Big Data
13 19 (0.93%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.83%) Data Mining
14 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (0.78%) Endeca
16 14 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (0.59%) MS Access
17 12 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 85 (4.15%) Visual Studio
2 80 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (3.86%) JIRA
4 25 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (1.07%) Selenium
6 17 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.73%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.49%) Subversion
9 8 (0.39%) NUnit
10 7 (0.34%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.29%) GitLab
11 6 (0.29%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.24%) MSTest
12 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.20%) Toad
13 4 (0.20%) webpack
14 3 (0.15%) ERwin
14 3 (0.15%) JUnit
14 3 (0.15%) Maven
14 3 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 385 (18.81%) Finance
2 95 (4.64%) Banking
3 77 (3.76%) Legal
4 50 (2.44%) Marketing
5 37 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 35 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.71%) Retail
8 31 (1.51%) Publishing
9 30 (1.47%) Advertising
10 23 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.78%) Law
12 14 (0.68%) Back Office
13 13 (0.64%) Billing
13 13 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.64%) German Language
14 12 (0.59%) Front Office
14 12 (0.59%) Military
15 10 (0.49%) French Language
16 7 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 386 (18.86%) Developer
2 377 (18.42%) Analyst
3 199 (9.72%) SharePoint Developer
4 160 (7.82%) Architect
5 148 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 131 (6.40%) Consultant
7 121 (5.91%) Administrator
8 105 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 75 (3.66%) Support Engineer
10 64 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 62 (3.03%) SharePoint Analyst
12 61 (2.98%) SharePoint Consultant
13 60 (2.93%) Support Analyst
14 58 (2.83%) SharePoint Administrator
15 57 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 55 (2.69%) Trainer
17 47 (2.30%) IT Manager
18 42 (2.05%) PMO Analyst
18 42 (2.05%) SharePoint Specialist
18 42 (2.05%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (9.43%) .NET
2 145 (7.08%) CSS
3 144 (7.03%) HTML
4 86 (4.20%) Web Services
5 85 (4.15%) XML
6 83 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 75 (3.66%) jQuery
8 45 (2.20%) AngularJS
9 43 (2.10%) REST
10 41 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 31 (1.51%) HTML5
12 27 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (1.27%) JSON
14 24 (1.17%) RESTful
14 24 (1.17%) SOAP
14 24 (1.17%) WCF
15 17 (0.83%) CSS3
16 16 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (0.78%) Node.js
16 16 (0.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 60 (2.93%) User Experience
4 54 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (2.10%) PKI
6 42 (2.05%) Data Centre
7 37 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 36 (1.76%) Clustering
9 30 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.17%) NHS
11 23 (1.12%) Replication
12 22 (1.07%) e-Learning
13 20 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 18 (0.88%) Life Science
14 18 (0.88%) Smartphone
14 18 (0.88%) Thin Client
14 18 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.78%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.78%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 451 (22.03%) Windows
2 176 (8.60%) Windows Server
3 137 (6.69%) Windows 10
4 95 (4.64%) Windows 7
5 85 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (2.69%) Linux
8 37 (1.81%) Unix
9 30 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.88%) Solaris
13 12 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.44%) Android
15 9 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.24%) zOS
17 4 (0.20%) AIX
17 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (17.20%) Migration
2 301 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (12.36%) Project Management
4 214 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
5 208 (10.16%) CRM
6 187 (9.14%) ITIL
7 162 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 154 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
9 149 (7.28%) Workflow
10 141 (6.89%) Change Management
11 123 (6.01%) PRINCE2
12 109 (5.32%) Scrum
13 104 (5.08%) Business Analysis
14 98 (4.79%) Document Management
15 80 (3.91%) Analytics
16 70 (3.42%) Content Management
17 68 (3.32%) Data Modelling
18 67 (3.27%) SDLC
19 63 (3.08%) ERP
19 63 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 346 (16.90%) SQL
2 287 (14.02%) PowerShell
3 225 (10.99%) C#
4 198 (9.67%) JavaScript
5 51 (2.49%) VBA
6 47 (2.30%) C
7 37 (1.81%) Java
8 35 (1.71%) Python
8 35 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.12%) VBScript
10 19 (0.93%) VB
11 16 (0.78%) TypeScript
11 16 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.64%) R
13 12 (0.59%) C++
14 11 (0.54%) PHP
15 10 (0.49%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.39%) Perl
16 8 (0.39%) Ruby
17 6 (0.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 309 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 240 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 101 (4.93%) Degree
4 78 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (3.27%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.76%) MCSE
7 28 (1.37%) PMP
8 25 (1.22%) MCSA
9 23 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 21 (1.03%) ISEB
11 18 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
13 16 (0.78%) CCNA
14 15 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.73%) MCITP
14 15 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.68%) DBS Check
16 13 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (8.06%) PMO
2 57 (2.78%) QA
3 51 (2.49%) SLA
4 50 (2.44%) GDPR
5 40 (1.95%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.49%) GxP
7 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.34%) HL7
9 5 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.24%) GMP
10 4 (0.20%) GCP
10 4 (0.20%) GLP
11 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.098%) COBIT
12 2 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.098%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.098%) MiFID
System Software
1 337 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 123 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.51%) vSphere
5 28 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (1.37%) XenApp
6 21 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.64%) BitLocker
7 13 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.54%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.39%) XenServer
11 7 (0.34%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.24%) Firmware
14 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.098%) KVM
16 2 (0.098%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (5.13%) SCCM
2 47 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 38 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 34 (1.66%) SCOM
4 34 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
5 18 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 17 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (0.83%) OpenSSO
7 16 (0.78%) WSUS
8 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.68%) Backup Exec
10 12 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.54%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (0.39%) vCenter Server
13 7 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (0.29%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 829 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 161 (7.87%) VMware
3 104 (5.08%) Citrix
4 96 (4.69%) Oracle
5 93 (4.54%) SAP
6 82 (4.01%) HP
7 79 (3.86%) Cisco
8 41 (2.00%) Google
8 41 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 33 (1.61%) Nintex
10 30 (1.47%) Dell
11 29 (1.42%) IBM
11 29 (1.42%) Symantec
12 26 (1.27%) Sitecore
13 25 (1.22%) Apple
13 25 (1.22%) McAfee
13 25 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.12%) Veeam
15 21 (1.03%) NetApp
16 18 (0.88%) Lotus