Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 129 124 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +34
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 786 314 902
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.20% 2.24% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.54% 15.24% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 225 612
10th Percentile £267 £281 £213
25th Percentile £363 £381 £322
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £460 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.98% +8.24% -
75th Percentile £575 £525 £525
90th Percentile £663 £608 £600
England median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 14
10th Percentile £19.45 " £15.72
25th Percentile £22.25 " £17.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £20.12
Median % change year-on-year +83.33% -25.45% -19.52%
75th Percentile £33.75 " £25.51
90th Percentile £35.75 " £49.95
England median hourly rate £23.57 £24.98 £21.05
% change year-on-year -5.64% +18.70% -7.82%

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 4,751 2,060 5,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.27% 14.68% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,367 1,445 4,066
10th Percentile £350 £313 £294
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £598 £588
90th Percentile £719 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 49
10th Percentile £17.62 £15.00 £15.20
25th Percentile £22.75 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +72.62% +5.00%
75th Percentile £53.75 £41.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £70.00 £50.53 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.14 £22.38 £19.97
% change year-on-year +3.40% +12.10% -0.18%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +19 148 £450 -4.76% 57
West London -17 18 £300 -29.41% 23
South London +2 8 £413 -5.71% 4
East London -9 3 £381 +45.24% 16
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 380 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 347 (44.15%) Microsoft 365
3 315 (40.08%) Azure
4 203 (25.83%) Finance
5 192 (24.43%) Social Skills
6 191 (24.30%) Power Platform
7 180 (22.90%) Active Directory
8 160 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
9 152 (19.34%) SQL
10 149 (18.96%) Windows
11 144 (18.32%) C#
12 141 (17.94%) PowerApps
13 134 (17.05%) Migration
14 130 (16.54%) PowerShell
15 126 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
16 125 (15.90%) DevOps
17 124 (15.78%) .NET
18 107 (13.61%) Microsoft Office
19 105 (13.36%) Power BI
20 103 (13.10%) Microsoft Excel
21 101 (12.85%) OneDrive
22 100 (12.72%) Power Automate
23 97 (12.34%) SQL Server
24 90 (11.45%) JIRA
25 88 (11.20%) JavaScript
26 83 (10.56%) ITIL
26 83 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory
27 77 (9.80%) CRM
28 75 (9.54%) Project Management
29 72 (9.16%) Dynamics 365

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 67 (8.52%) Confluence
2 29 (3.69%) CMS
3 24 (3.05%) IIS
4 21 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 20 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (1.78%) Drupal
8 14 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (1.78%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.40%) Documentum
10 10 (1.27%) Apache
11 8 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.64%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.51%) nginx
14 4 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.38%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 107 (13.61%) Microsoft Office
2 103 (13.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.89%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.51%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.38%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Smart View
9 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.25%) Sketch
9 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.13%) InDesign
10 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 60 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.89%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.38%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.25%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Primavera
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 347 (44.15%) Microsoft 365
2 315 (40.08%) Azure
3 191 (24.30%) Power Platform
4 141 (17.94%) PowerApps
5 101 (12.85%) OneDrive
6 100 (12.72%) Power Automate
7 83 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 72 (9.16%) Dynamics 365
9 42 (5.34%) AWS
10 39 (4.96%) SaaS
11 34 (4.33%) IaaS
12 33 (4.20%) PaaS
12 33 (4.20%) Serverless
13 30 (3.82%) Azure Functions
13 30 (3.82%) Yammer
14 25 (3.18%) Azure Logic Apps
15 19 (2.42%) GitHub
16 15 (1.91%) ShareGate
17 13 (1.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 13 (1.65%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.73%) Firewall
2 40 (5.09%) Intranet
3 34 (4.33%) DNS
4 31 (3.94%) Skype
5 25 (3.18%) DHCP
6 21 (2.67%) Internet
7 20 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.78%) LAN
8 14 (1.78%) WAN
9 13 (1.65%) Kerberos
10 12 (1.53%) VPN
11 10 (1.27%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.02%) WebEx
12 8 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.89%) Network Security
13 7 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.76%) SAN
15 5 (0.64%) Extranet
15 5 (0.64%) PBX
15 5 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (13.36%) Power BI
2 97 (12.34%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.91%) Metadata
4 15 (1.91%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (1.53%) MySQL
6 12 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.27%) Data Lake
8 10 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.02%) Tableau
10 7 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.64%) MS Access
12 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 90 (11.45%) JIRA
2 22 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.16%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.91%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.65%) Subversion
6 11 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.15%) Selenium
8 8 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.64%) Serena SBM
10 5 (0.64%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.51%) GitLab
12 2 (0.25%) Appium
12 2 (0.25%) Mocha
12 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.25%) webpack
12 2 (0.25%) Zephyr
General
1 203 (25.83%) Finance
2 192 (24.43%) Social Skills
3 64 (8.14%) Banking
4 50 (6.36%) Marketing
5 49 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (5.73%) Presentation Skills
7 39 (4.96%) Public Sector
8 26 (3.31%) Legal
9 22 (2.80%) Documentation Skills
10 19 (2.42%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.78%) Electronics
11 14 (1.78%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
12 12 (1.53%) Retail
13 10 (1.27%) Front Office
14 8 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
15 7 (0.89%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.38%) Advertising
16 3 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 168 (21.37%) Developer
2 93 (11.83%) SharePoint Developer
3 92 (11.70%) Analyst
4 61 (7.76%) Architect
5 53 (6.74%) Consultant
6 48 (6.11%) Project Manager
7 47 (5.98%) Administrator
8 32 (4.07%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 29 (3.69%) SharePoint Consultant
10 24 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (3.05%) Microsoft 365 Architect
11 23 (2.93%) Business Analyst
11 23 (2.93%) C# Developer
12 21 (2.67%) Azure Engineer
12 21 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (2.54%) JIRA Administrator
14 19 (2.42%) Support Engineer
15 18 (2.29%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (2.29%) Support Analyst
16 17 (2.16%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (15.78%) .NET
2 55 (7.00%) CSS
3 47 (5.98%) HTML
4 32 (4.07%) AngularJS
4 32 (4.07%) ASP.NET
5 28 (3.56%) React
6 27 (3.44%) jQuery
7 26 (3.31%) REST
8 25 (3.18%) Web Services
9 23 (2.93%) .NET Framework
10 21 (2.67%) J2EE
11 17 (2.16%) LDAP
12 16 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (1.40%) HTML5
13 11 (1.40%) XML
14 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Graph
14 10 (1.27%) SOAP
15 9 (1.15%) .NET Core
15 9 (1.15%) Gherkin
15 9 (1.15%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.44%) Management Information System
2 23 (2.93%) User Experience
3 18 (2.29%) Virtual Team
4 17 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (1.78%) Legacy Systems
6 12 (1.53%) Social Media
6 12 (1.53%) Wiki
7 11 (1.40%) Replication
8 10 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.89%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (0.76%) Clustering
12 6 (0.76%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.76%) NHS
13 5 (0.64%) BYOD
13 5 (0.64%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.51%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 149 (18.96%) Windows
2 62 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 47 (5.98%) Linux
4 42 (5.34%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.29%) Unix
6 17 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.65%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (1.40%) Android
10 11 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.15%) Solaris
12 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.25%) AIX
15 2 (0.25%) OpenVMS
15 2 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.05%) Migration
3 126 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
4 125 (15.90%) DevOps
5 83 (10.56%) ITIL
6 77 (9.80%) CRM
7 75 (9.54%) Project Management
8 68 (8.65%) Scrum
9 58 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (7.25%) Analytics
11 51 (6.49%) Change Management
12 50 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (5.73%) Project Delivery
14 31 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 31 (3.94%) PRINCE2
15 28 (3.56%) Risk Management
15 28 (3.56%) Service Management
15 28 (3.56%) Waterfall
15 28 (3.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 152 (19.34%) SQL
2 144 (18.32%) C#
3 130 (16.54%) PowerShell
4 88 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 42 (5.34%) Python
6 38 (4.83%) Java
7 37 (4.71%) VB.NET
8 21 (2.67%) VBA
9 20 (2.54%) C
10 18 (2.29%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.29%) VB
11 16 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.53%) R
13 11 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.02%) Perl
16 6 (0.76%) ES6
16 6 (0.76%) VBScript
17 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 49 (6.23%) Degree
3 42 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.53%) MCSA
7 10 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.15%) MCSE
9 7 (0.89%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.76%) CISSP
10 6 (0.76%) MCP
11 5 (0.64%) PMP
12 4 (0.51%) CISA
12 4 (0.51%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.51%) ISEB
12 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.60%) PMO
2 26 (3.31%) QA
3 19 (2.42%) GDPR
4 17 (2.16%) SLA
5 13 (1.65%) Accessibility
6 10 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 9 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.51%) COBIT
8 4 (0.51%) NCSC
9 3 (0.38%) GRC
9 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.25%) NIST
11 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.13%) HL7
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 180 (22.90%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 15 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.15%) XenApp
5 7 (0.89%) NFS
6 6 (0.76%) Docker
6 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.51%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.25%) vSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 63 (8.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 35 (4.45%) SCCM
3 22 (2.80%) Terraform
4 14 (1.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 13 (1.65%) Ansible
6 11 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (1.27%) Control-M
7 10 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.15%) QRadar
8 9 (1.15%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.76%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.76%) Netcool
10 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.76%) Puppet
11 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.51%) SCOM
12 4 (0.51%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 380 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.25%) Oracle
3 42 (5.34%) SAP
4 40 (5.09%) VMware
5 32 (4.07%) Cisco
6 29 (3.69%) Citrix
7 28 (3.56%) Atlassian
8 26 (3.31%) ServiceNow
9 21 (2.67%) Nintex
9 21 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.16%) EMC
11 14 (1.78%) HP
11 14 (1.78%) IBM
12 13 (1.65%) CyberArk
13 11 (1.40%) Adobe
13 11 (1.40%) Splunk
14 10 (1.27%) BMC
14 10 (1.27%) Google
14 10 (1.27%) Symantec
15 9 (1.15%) Veritas