Period
to 15 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 April 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 120 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 517 545 903
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.36% 2.25% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.59% 14.93% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 397 624
10th Percentile £214 £225 £230
25th Percentile £335 £325 £329
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £445 £440 £436
Median % change year-on-year +1.14% +0.86% +4.49%
75th Percentile £520 £538 £514
90th Percentile £606 £625 £580
England median daily rate £430 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +4.24% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
10th Percentile £13.23 £11.50 £18.60
25th Percentile £13.88 £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate £21.25 £25.68 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year -17.25% -1.23% +18.18%
75th Percentile £23.19 £26.77 £34.51
90th Percentile £24.13 £30.05 £34.53
England median hourly rate £19.50 £21.25 £13.80
% change year-on-year -8.24% +54.01% -24.40%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3,117 3,650 6,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.24% 15.07% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,234 2,529 4,868
10th Percentile £323 £305 £313
25th Percentile £413 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +0.53% -0.53% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 39
10th Percentile £18.40 £15.00 £18.05
25th Percentile £21.25 £15.25 £18.88
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £24.11
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% +3.69% +19.06%
75th Percentile £57.50 £30.05 £38.13
90th Percentile £69.30 £58.00 £49.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.90% +9.44% -

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in London.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in London over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in London.

Hourly rate trend for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SharePoint in London over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the London region over the 6 months to 15 April 2021. 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
Central London +22 98 £450 - 38
West London +2 11 £550 +46.67% 10
South London +49 6 £615 +66.78% 4
East London +11 6 £148 -56.30% 5
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 256 (49.52%) Microsoft 365
2 243 (47.00%) Microsoft
3 206 (39.85%) Azure
4 132 (25.53%) Power Platform
5 120 (23.21%) Finance
5 120 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (22.05%) Active Directory
7 109 (21.08%) PowerShell
8 93 (17.99%) Migration
9 85 (16.44%) DevOps
10 77 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 77 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
11 74 (14.31%) Windows
12 73 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (13.73%) Power BI
14 64 (12.38%) Project Management
14 64 (12.38%) .NET
15 62 (11.99%) Security Cleared
16 60 (11.61%) SQL Server
16 60 (11.61%) PowerApps
17 59 (11.41%) JIRA
18 57 (11.03%) OneDrive
19 56 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
20 54 (10.44%) C#
20 54 (10.44%) JavaScript
20 54 (10.44%) Confluence
21 50 (9.67%) Analytics
22 49 (9.48%) SC Cleared
22 49 (9.48%) QA
23 48 (9.28%) Problem-Solving

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 54 (10.44%) Confluence
2 32 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (4.84%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.93%) Apache
5 9 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.55%) CMS
6 8 (1.55%) IIS
7 6 (1.16%) Apache Synapse
8 5 (0.97%) Drupal
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.58%) Documentum
10 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.39%) SAS
11 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (4.06%) InfoPath
5 19 (3.68%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (3.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.39%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.39%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.39%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 256 (49.52%) Microsoft 365
2 206 (39.85%) Azure
3 132 (25.53%) Power Platform
4 77 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 60 (11.61%) PowerApps
6 57 (11.03%) OneDrive
7 42 (8.12%) Power Automate
8 26 (5.03%) AWS
8 26 (5.03%) Dynamics 365
9 25 (4.84%) SaaS
10 23 (4.45%) IaaS
10 23 (4.45%) Serverless
11 21 (4.06%) PaaS
12 20 (3.87%) Azure Functions
12 20 (3.87%) Yammer
13 13 (2.51%) GitHub
14 8 (1.55%) GCP
15 7 (1.35%) ShareGate
16 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
17 5 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.38%) Skype
2 19 (3.68%) Intranet
3 17 (3.29%) DNS
4 12 (2.32%) Firewall
4 12 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.55%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.35%) DHCP
6 7 (1.35%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.16%) VPN
7 6 (1.16%) WAN
8 5 (0.97%) HTTP
8 5 (0.97%) LAN
9 4 (0.77%) Internet
9 4 (0.77%) PBX
10 3 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.58%) SAN
10 3 (0.58%) VLAN
11 2 (0.39%) Extranet
11 2 (0.39%) NAS
11 2 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.73%) Power BI
2 60 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
3 11 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.55%) Data Lake
4 8 (1.55%) Qlik Sense
4 8 (1.55%) Tableau
5 6 (1.16%) Redis
6 5 (0.97%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.77%) Big Data
7 4 (0.77%) MS Access
7 4 (0.77%) Neo4j
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (11.41%) JIRA
2 30 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (1.74%) Cucumber
3 9 (1.74%) Selenium
4 6 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.97%) Subversion
6 4 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.77%) Serena SBM
6 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.39%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.39%) JMeter
8 2 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.39%) Mocha
8 2 (0.39%) Protractor
8 2 (0.39%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.39%) webpack
General
1 120 (23.21%) Finance
2 42 (8.12%) Banking
3 31 (6.00%) Public Sector
4 23 (4.45%) Legal
5 16 (3.09%) Marketing
5 16 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.74%) Retail
8 8 (1.55%) Electronics
9 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Local Government
10 4 (0.77%) French Language
10 4 (0.77%) Law
10 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.58%) Advertising
11 3 (0.58%) Games
11 3 (0.58%) German Language
11 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 74 (14.31%) Analyst
2 66 (12.77%) Developer
3 49 (9.48%) Consultant
4 42 (8.12%) Architect
5 28 (5.42%) Project Manager
5 28 (5.42%) SharePoint Developer
6 27 (5.22%) Administrator
7 25 (4.84%) Office 365 Engineer
7 25 (4.84%) Technical Leader
8 18 (3.48%) Office 365 Specialist
9 15 (2.90%) Office 365 Manager
9 15 (2.90%) SharePoint Consultant
10 13 (2.51%) .NET Developer
10 13 (2.51%) Azure Developer
10 13 (2.51%) SharePoint Administrator
10 13 (2.51%) SharePoint Specialist
11 12 (2.32%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.32%) SharePoint Support
11 12 (2.32%) Support Specialist
12 11 (2.13%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.38%) .NET
2 44 (8.51%) AngularJS
3 39 (7.54%) React
4 31 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 28 (5.42%) ASP.NET Core
6 25 (4.84%) CSS
7 24 (4.64%) HTML
8 17 (3.29%) REST
9 14 (2.71%) HTML5
9 14 (2.71%) Web Services
10 13 (2.51%) Middleware
11 11 (2.13%) jQuery
11 11 (2.13%) Node.js
12 10 (1.93%) JSON
12 10 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (1.93%) XML
13 9 (1.74%) Kafka
13 9 (1.74%) OAuth
14 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Graph
15 7 (1.35%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (3.68%) User Experience
4 13 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.13%) Replication
6 10 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.35%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.97%) Clustering
10 5 (0.97%) Media Streaming
11 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.77%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.77%) Social Media
12 3 (0.58%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 74 (14.31%) Windows
2 34 (6.58%) Windows 10
3 28 (5.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (1.55%) Linux
7 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.58%) Unix
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.39%) Android
10 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 2 (0.39%) SUSE
10 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (17.99%) Migration
3 85 (16.44%) DevOps
4 73 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (12.38%) Project Management
6 50 (9.67%) Analytics
7 48 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 45 (8.70%) Change Management
10 43 (8.32%) ITIL
11 37 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (6.96%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 36 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (6.58%) Mentoring
14 32 (6.19%) Project Delivery
15 31 (6.00%) Software Engineering
16 30 (5.80%) TDD
17 27 (5.22%) Scrum
18 26 (5.03%) Decision-Making
19 24 (4.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (21.08%) PowerShell
2 54 (10.44%) C#
2 54 (10.44%) JavaScript
3 44 (8.51%) SQL
4 35 (6.77%) Python
5 30 (5.80%) TypeScript
6 27 (5.22%) Java
7 9 (1.74%) C
8 7 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.16%) VBA
10 5 (0.97%) VB
11 4 (0.77%) Perl
12 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.39%) ES6
12 2 (0.39%) Ruby
12 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) R
13 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (11.99%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.58%) Degree
4 23 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.87%) ISEB
6 12 (2.32%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.93%) MCSE
8 9 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.97%) CISA
10 5 (0.97%) MCP
11 4 (0.77%) CISSP
11 4 (0.77%) MCSA
12 3 (0.58%) CISM
12 3 (0.58%) ISACA
12 3 (0.58%) MCTS
12 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.39%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.48%) QA
2 24 (4.64%) PMO
3 16 (3.09%) SLA
4 15 (2.90%) GDPR
5 5 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.77%) COBIT
6 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.77%) NIST
7 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.58%) EMIR
7 3 (0.58%) MiFID
7 3 (0.58%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.39%) COSO
8 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.19%) FISMA
9 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 114 (22.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.77%) Docker
6 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.39%) NFS
7 2 (0.39%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.39%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (6.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (4.26%) SCCM
3 11 (2.13%) Terraform
4 9 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.35%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.97%) Control-M
6 5 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.97%) QRadar
6 5 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.77%) Icinga
7 4 (0.77%) Netcool
7 4 (0.77%) SCOM
8 3 (0.58%) Ansible
8 3 (0.58%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 243 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.61%) Oracle
3 25 (4.84%) VMware
4 22 (4.26%) Nintex
5 17 (3.29%) SAP
6 14 (2.71%) HP
7 12 (2.32%) CA Agile Central
7 12 (2.32%) Citrix
7 12 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.13%) IBM
9 10 (1.93%) Cisco
9 10 (1.93%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.74%) Dell
11 8 (1.55%) Databricks
11 8 (1.55%) EMC
11 8 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.55%) Splunk
12 5 (0.97%) CyberArk
12 5 (0.97%) Infoblox
12 5 (0.97%) Qualys