Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 128 131
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 671 347 875
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.23% 2.19% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.23% 14.54% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 243 570
10th Percentile £256 £281 £200
25th Percentile £363 £406 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £550 £544 £510
90th Percentile £647 £619 £582
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -0.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 13
10th Percentile £13.85 £18.01 £16.55
25th Percentile £19.59 £22.53 £18.63
Median hourly rate £22.25 £30.05 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year -25.96% +20.20% +4.17%
75th Percentile £27.81 " £34.51
90th Percentile £30.53 " £42.12
England median hourly rate £18.98 £20.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.64% +0.55% -6.98%

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 4,134 2,387 6,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.75% 15.04% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,897 1,649 4,456
10th Percentile £335 £317 £306
25th Percentile £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £520
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £701 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 45
10th Percentile £16.05 £15.00 £12.84
25th Percentile £21.25 £23.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £34.75 £34.90 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year -0.42% +67.52% +1.61%
75th Percentile £57.50 £51.75 £34.60
90th Percentile £69.58 £60.00 £49.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.65
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.77% -1.74%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +13 130 £475 - 48
South London +26 11 £550 +41.94% 10
West London -7 10 £300 -29.41% 16
East London -3 2 £263 -4.55% 15
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 341 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 319 (47.54%) Microsoft 365
3 291 (43.37%) Azure
4 189 (28.17%) Social Skills
5 175 (26.08%) Active Directory
6 161 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
7 152 (22.65%) Finance
8 149 (22.21%) Power Platform
9 139 (20.72%) PowerShell
10 125 (18.63%) Migration
11 124 (18.48%) DevOps
12 110 (16.39%) Windows
13 102 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
14 101 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
15 98 (14.61%) C#
16 96 (14.31%) Azure Active Directory
17 95 (14.16%) Power BI
18 89 (13.26%) SQL
19 88 (13.11%) OneDrive
20 87 (12.97%) JavaScript
21 85 (12.67%) .NET
22 83 (12.37%) PowerApps
23 77 (11.48%) JIRA
24 76 (11.33%) SQL Server
25 74 (11.03%) Power Automate
26 73 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
27 68 (10.13%) Security Cleared
28 67 (9.99%) Analytics
29 63 (9.39%) ITIL
30 61 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune

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 51 (7.60%) Confluence
2 28 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (3.87%) MS Exchange
4 25 (3.73%) CMS
5 22 (3.28%) Skype for Business
6 17 (2.53%) Apache
6 17 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (2.38%) Drupal
8 14 (2.09%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (1.79%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.49%) IIS
11 9 (1.34%) Documentum
12 8 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 101 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (7.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (1.94%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.60%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.75%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.30%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 319 (47.54%) Microsoft 365
2 291 (43.37%) Azure
3 149 (22.21%) Power Platform
4 96 (14.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 88 (13.11%) OneDrive
6 83 (12.37%) PowerApps
7 74 (11.03%) Power Automate
8 49 (7.30%) AWS
9 46 (6.86%) IaaS
10 45 (6.71%) Serverless
11 42 (6.26%) Dynamics 365
12 41 (6.11%) PaaS
13 40 (5.96%) Azure Functions
14 33 (4.92%) SaaS
15 26 (3.87%) Yammer
16 21 (3.13%) GitHub
17 20 (2.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 20 (2.98%) Azure Logic Apps
18 16 (2.38%) GCP
19 14 (2.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.07%) DNS
1 34 (5.07%) Firewall
1 34 (5.07%) Intranet
2 31 (4.62%) Skype
3 23 (3.43%) DHCP
4 18 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.09%) Internet
6 13 (1.94%) Kerberos
7 12 (1.79%) WAN
8 11 (1.64%) LAN
8 11 (1.64%) VPN
9 9 (1.34%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.19%) WebEx
11 7 (1.04%) SMTP
12 6 (0.89%) SAN
13 5 (0.75%) NAS
13 5 (0.75%) Network Security
13 5 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (14.16%) Power BI
2 76 (11.33%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.09%) Metadata
5 11 (1.64%) Tableau
6 10 (1.49%) MySQL
7 8 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.04%) Redis
8 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.75%) MS Access
10 5 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (0.75%) Spotfire
10 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (11.48%) JIRA
2 28 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 16 (2.38%) Selenium
4 14 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.94%) Subversion
5 13 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.75%) Serena SBM
10 4 (0.60%) Mocha
10 4 (0.60%) webpack
11 3 (0.45%) GitLab
11 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.30%) Appium
12 2 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.30%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 189 (28.17%) Social Skills
2 152 (22.65%) Finance
3 39 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.66%) Banking
5 30 (4.47%) Marketing
6 27 (4.02%) Legal
6 27 (4.02%) Presentation Skills
6 27 (4.02%) Public Sector
7 18 (2.68%) Documentation Skills
7 18 (2.68%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
10 9 (1.34%) Retail
11 6 (0.89%) Back Office
11 6 (0.89%) Front Office
12 5 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.60%) Electronics
13 4 (0.60%) French Language
13 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (18.18%) Developer
2 86 (12.82%) Analyst
3 64 (9.54%) SharePoint Developer
4 58 (8.64%) Architect
5 48 (7.15%) Consultant
6 35 (5.22%) Project Manager
7 32 (4.77%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 29 (4.32%) Administrator
9 26 (3.87%) Technical Leader
10 23 (3.43%) SharePoint Consultant
11 22 (3.28%) Azure Engineer
12 21 (3.13%) Microsoft 365 Architect
13 19 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (2.68%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
15 16 (2.38%) Business Analyst
15 16 (2.38%) SharePoint Administrator
15 16 (2.38%) SharePoint Architect
15 16 (2.38%) SharePoint Engineer
16 14 (2.09%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.67%) .NET
2 56 (8.35%) AngularJS
3 54 (8.05%) React
4 47 (7.00%) CSS
5 38 (5.66%) HTML
6 31 (4.62%) REST
7 30 (4.47%) ASP.NET
8 24 (3.58%) ASP.NET Core
9 17 (2.53%) jQuery
9 17 (2.53%) Middleware
10 16 (2.38%) LDAP
11 15 (2.24%) OAuth
12 14 (2.09%) Kafka
12 14 (2.09%) Web Services
13 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Graph
14 12 (1.79%) Gherkin
15 11 (1.64%) HTML5
15 11 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (1.49%) .NET Core
17 9 (1.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (3.43%) User Experience
3 19 (2.83%) Replication
3 19 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.53%) Virtual Team
5 10 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (1.34%) Wiki
7 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.04%) Clustering
8 7 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.89%) e-Learning
9 6 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
9 6 (0.89%) NHS
9 6 (0.89%) Reinsurance
9 6 (0.89%) Social Media
10 5 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.60%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 110 (16.39%) Windows
2 44 (6.56%) Windows Server
3 40 (5.96%) Windows 10
4 25 (3.73%) Linux
5 19 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (1.94%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (1.64%) Unix
10 10 (1.49%) Android
10 10 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.19%) Solaris
12 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.30%) AIX
16 2 (0.30%) HPUX
16 2 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (18.63%) Migration
3 124 (18.48%) DevOps
4 102 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (9.99%) Analytics
6 63 (9.39%) ITIL
7 60 (8.94%) Project Management
8 57 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (7.75%) Scrum
10 49 (7.30%) Change Management
11 47 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (6.71%) CRM
12 45 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (4.92%) Project Delivery
15 32 (4.77%) Mentoring
16 31 (4.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 31 (4.62%) Software Engineering
16 31 (4.62%) TDD
17 27 (4.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 139 (20.72%) PowerShell
2 98 (14.61%) C#
3 89 (13.26%) SQL
4 87 (12.97%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.71%) Python
6 37 (5.51%) TypeScript
7 31 (4.62%) Java
8 20 (2.98%) C
9 14 (2.09%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.34%) Perl
11 9 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.19%) ES6
13 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.04%) VBA
14 5 (0.75%) VB
14 5 (0.75%) VBScript
15 4 (0.60%) Ruby
16 3 (0.45%) C++
17 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.00%) Degree
2 47 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.94%) MCSE
7 11 (1.64%) ISEB
8 10 (1.49%) MCSA
9 8 (1.19%) CISSP
10 7 (1.04%) MCP
11 5 (0.75%) CISA
11 5 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.45%) CISM
13 3 (0.45%) ISACA
13 3 (0.45%) PMP
14 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.71%) QA
2 29 (4.32%) PMO
3 22 (3.28%) SLA
4 21 (3.13%) GDPR
5 8 (1.19%) Accessibility
5 8 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.60%) COBIT
8 4 (0.60%) NIST
9 3 (0.45%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.30%) COSO
10 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.15%) EMIR
11 1 (0.15%) FISMA
11 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.15%) GRC
11 1 (0.15%) HL7
11 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 175 (26.08%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.49%) XenApp
6 9 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.75%) Docker
7 5 (0.75%) NFS
7 5 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.60%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.30%) vSphere
11 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 61 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 36 (5.37%) SCCM
3 22 (3.28%) Terraform
4 16 (2.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 14 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 11 (1.64%) Control-M
7 11 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (1.49%) Ansible
8 10 (1.49%) QRadar
8 10 (1.49%) Tivoli
8 10 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.04%) SCOM
10 6 (0.89%) Netcool
11 5 (0.75%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.75%) PaperCut
12 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.60%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 341 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.86%) VMware
3 31 (4.62%) Citrix
4 30 (4.47%) Cisco
4 30 (4.47%) Oracle
5 24 (3.58%) Nintex
5 24 (3.58%) ServiceNow
6 22 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (3.13%) HP
8 20 (2.98%) SAP
9 18 (2.68%) EMC
9 18 (2.68%) IBM
10 15 (2.24%) Dell
11 12 (1.79%) CyberArk
11 12 (1.79%) Databricks
11 12 (1.79%) Splunk
12 11 (1.64%) BMC
13 10 (1.49%) Qualys
14 9 (1.34%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.19%) CheckPoint