Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 122 86
Rank change year-on-year -13 -36 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 946 978 1,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.10% 2.22% 2.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.09% 12.90% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 656 949
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £193 £263 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 20
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.71 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.18% +23.50% -14.27%
10th Percentile £20.08 £13.14 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.00 £28.33
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.44 £25.50
% change year-on-year +17.45% -19.86% +21.43%

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 7,823 7,584 8,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 17.25% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,529 5,359 6,175
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +8.43%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £620
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +18.31% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £66.50 £47.83 £46.15
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +4.78% +2.68%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in London

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor 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 23 September 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
Central London -16 172 £415 -2.35% 64
West London -31 49 £313 -13.79% 23
East London -13 39 £425 -5.03% 11
South London -39 17 £413 -8.33% 5
North London +7 9 £225 +12.50% 3
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 London region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 372 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 358 (37.84%) Office 365
3 237 (25.05%) Finance
4 228 (24.10%) Windows
5 210 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 186 (19.66%) Migration
7 179 (18.92%) Active Directory
8 171 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
9 158 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
10 150 (15.86%) Microsoft Office
11 128 (13.53%) Project Management
12 124 (13.11%) .NET
13 121 (12.79%) PowerShell
14 118 (12.47%) SQL Server
15 117 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
16 110 (11.63%) ITIL
17 107 (11.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 106 (11.21%) C#
19 104 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
20 102 (10.78%) Skype
20 102 (10.78%) JavaScript
21 99 (10.47%) Windows 10
22 96 (10.15%) SQL
23 91 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
24 87 (9.20%) HTML
24 87 (9.20%) OneDrive
25 83 (8.77%) Windows Server
26 81 (8.56%) CRM
26 81 (8.56%) Skype for Business
27 79 (8.35%) CSS

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 81 (8.56%) Skype for Business
2 65 (6.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 63 (6.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 43 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 36 (3.81%) CMS
6 25 (2.64%) Confluence
6 25 (2.64%) IIS
7 21 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 13 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 11 (1.16%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (1.06%) SAS
12 9 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
13 8 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.85%) Mule
13 8 (0.85%) Mule ESB
13 8 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 158 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (15.86%) Microsoft Office
3 107 (11.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (6.87%) MS Visio
5 56 (5.92%) Microsoft Project
6 43 (4.55%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.42%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.32%) InVision
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.11%) InCopy
12 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 48 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.42%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.32%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.21%) Concordance
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.21%) Relativity
6 2 (0.21%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 358 (37.84%) Office 365
2 210 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (9.20%) OneDrive
4 49 (5.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (3.28%) Yammer
6 20 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (1.90%) IaaS
8 16 (1.69%) SaaS
9 14 (1.48%) G Suite
10 12 (1.27%) Azure Functions
10 12 (1.27%) Serverless
11 11 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.95%) PaaS
13 6 (0.63%) Dropbox
14 5 (0.53%) GitHub
14 5 (0.53%) Slack
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.42%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 102 (10.78%) Skype
2 75 (7.93%) Intranet
3 43 (4.55%) DNS
4 37 (3.91%) Firewall
5 33 (3.49%) DHCP
6 27 (2.85%) Internet
6 27 (2.85%) VPN
7 20 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 20 (2.11%) WAN
8 16 (1.69%) LAN
8 16 (1.69%) WebEx
9 15 (1.59%) DMZ
10 12 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (1.27%) Kerberos
11 11 (1.16%) SAN
12 10 (1.06%) ADSL
12 10 (1.06%) SSL
13 9 (0.95%) Wireless
14 7 (0.74%) NAS
15 6 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.44%) Power BI
3 30 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.48%) PowerPivot
10 12 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.06%) MS Access
12 8 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
12 8 (0.85%) Endeca
12 8 (0.85%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (5.60%) JIRA
2 29 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 25 (2.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.16%) Jasmine
6 9 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.95%) webpack
7 6 (0.63%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.53%) Grunt
8 5 (0.53%) gulp
8 5 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.32%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.32%) Moq
10 3 (0.32%) NUnit
10 3 (0.32%) Selenium
10 3 (0.32%) Subversion
10 3 (0.32%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 237 (25.05%) Finance
2 71 (7.51%) Banking
3 38 (4.02%) Legal
4 32 (3.38%) Advertising
4 32 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.33%) Law
5 22 (2.33%) Retail
6 20 (2.11%) Publishing
7 15 (1.59%) Back Office
8 12 (1.27%) Marketing
9 11 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.06%) Billing
10 10 (1.06%) Spanish Language
10 10 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.63%) Front Office
13 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.32%) Military
15 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 183 (19.34%) Developer
2 177 (18.71%) Analyst
3 97 (10.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 85 (8.99%) Consultant
5 79 (8.35%) Architect
6 72 (7.61%) Project Manager
7 54 (5.71%) Administrator
8 51 (5.39%) Support Analyst
9 47 (4.97%) SharePoint Consultant
10 40 (4.23%) Business Analyst
11 31 (3.28%) IT Support
12 30 (3.17%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.17%) IT Analyst
12 30 (3.17%) Trainer
13 28 (2.96%) Office 365 Engineer
14 27 (2.85%) .NET Developer
15 26 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (2.75%) Senior Developer
15 26 (2.75%) SharePoint Engineer
16 23 (2.43%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (13.11%) .NET
2 87 (9.20%) HTML
3 79 (8.35%) CSS
4 54 (5.71%) Web Services
5 52 (5.50%) ASP.NET
6 38 (4.02%) AngularJS
7 34 (3.59%) jQuery
8 30 (3.17%) HTML5
9 28 (2.96%) XML
10 26 (2.75%) React
11 24 (2.54%) REST
12 19 (2.01%) .NET Framework
12 19 (2.01%) WCF
13 18 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (1.80%) Middleware
15 16 (1.69%) SAML
16 12 (1.27%) MDX
17 11 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (1.16%) JSON
18 10 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.91%) User Experience
4 24 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (2.01%) Blackberry
8 16 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 16 (1.69%) Taxonomies
9 15 (1.59%) iPhone
10 13 (1.37%) iPad
11 11 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.16%) PKI
12 10 (1.06%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.06%) PMI
12 10 (1.06%) Replication
13 9 (0.95%) Fintech
14 8 (0.85%) e-Learning
14 8 (0.85%) LIMS
14 8 (0.85%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 228 (24.10%) Windows
2 99 (10.47%) Windows 10
3 83 (8.77%) Windows Server
4 65 (6.87%) Windows 7
5 50 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.85%) Linux
8 23 (2.43%) Apple iOS
9 20 (2.11%) Android
10 16 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.06%) Unix
13 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.11%) Debian
17 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (19.66%) Migration
2 171 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (13.53%) Project Management
4 117 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
5 110 (11.63%) ITIL
6 91 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 81 (8.56%) CRM
8 51 (5.39%) Analytics
9 50 (5.29%) Scrum
10 47 (4.97%) PRINCE2
10 47 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (4.55%) Business Analysis
11 43 (4.55%) Change Management
11 43 (4.55%) Workflow
12 41 (4.33%) MVC
13 38 (4.02%) Content Management
14 36 (3.81%) SDLC
15 35 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 34 (3.59%) Data Modelling
17 32 (3.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (12.79%) PowerShell
2 106 (11.21%) C#
3 102 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 96 (10.15%) SQL
5 23 (2.43%) C
5 23 (2.43%) Java
6 17 (1.80%) TypeScript
7 16 (1.69%) Python
7 16 (1.69%) VBA
8 14 (1.48%) R
9 10 (1.06%) MATLAB
10 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.85%) ES6
12 7 (0.74%) C++
12 7 (0.74%) Scala
12 7 (0.74%) VB
13 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.32%) VBScript
15 2 (0.21%) PHP
16 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 65 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 62 (6.55%) Degree
4 43 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.01%) MCSA
6 18 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.95%) CCNA
9 9 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.95%) MCSE
9 9 (0.95%) PMP
10 7 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.74%) MCP
11 6 (0.63%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.63%) PhD
12 5 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.42%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.40%) PMO
2 38 (4.02%) SLA
3 27 (2.85%) GDPR
4 25 (2.64%) Data Quality
5 24 (2.54%) QA
6 8 (0.85%) HL7
7 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.11%) IFRS
10 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 179 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.59%) Hyper-V
3 21 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.80%) XenApp
5 13 (1.37%) vSphere
5 13 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.06%) BitLocker
8 9 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.53%) Docker
10 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.21%) NFS
11 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (4.55%) SCCM
2 19 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
3 17 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (1.80%) SCOM
4 12 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
5 10 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (0.85%) OpenSSO
6 8 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.42%) CASB
8 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.32%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.32%) Control-M
9 3 (0.32%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.32%) PingFederate
9 3 (0.32%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.32%) WSUS
10 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 372 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.60%) VMware
3 45 (4.76%) Cisco
4 41 (4.33%) Citrix
5 32 (3.38%) SAP
6 31 (3.28%) Nintex
7 30 (3.17%) Oracle
8 28 (2.96%) HP
9 24 (2.54%) ServiceNow
10 23 (2.43%) Google
11 22 (2.33%) Apple
12 15 (1.59%) CA
12 15 (1.59%) Remedy
13 13 (1.37%) Adobe
14 12 (1.27%) Lotus
14 12 (1.27%) McAfee
14 12 (1.27%) Sitecore
15 10 (1.06%) Avaya
15 10 (1.06%) Meridio
16 9 (0.95%) Tableau