Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 92 100
Rank change year-on-year -52 +8 -36
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 915 1,114 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.99% 2.80% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.45% 15.00% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 809 759
London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 36
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -24.00% -1.38%
10th Percentile £16.00 £15.95 £18.00
90th Percentile £98.00 £90.00 £40.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -25.93% +12.50% +2.13%

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 7,988 7,428 7,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.35% 18.68% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,707 5,145 5,260
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +8.43%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £266
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 68 103
London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.67 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.05% +6.22% +6.70%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £48.28 £54.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.95%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -41 214 £425 +6.25% 46
West London -29 47 £325 -10.34% 25
East London +7 32 £550 +22.22% 9
South London -32 28 £425 +29.77% 1
North London -9 1 £275 -34.33% 2
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 340 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 296 (32.35%) Office 365
3 229 (25.03%) Finance
4 198 (21.64%) SQL
5 175 (19.13%) Windows
6 173 (18.91%) Microsoft Excel
7 152 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (15.74%) Project Management
9 141 (15.41%) Microsoft Office
9 141 (15.41%) Active Directory
9 141 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 132 (14.43%) SQL Server
11 120 (13.11%) Migration
12 112 (12.24%) CRM
13 106 (11.58%) JavaScript
14 105 (11.48%) PowerShell
15 96 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
16 95 (10.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 93 (10.16%) .NET
18 89 (9.73%) PMO
19 88 (9.62%) C#
20 86 (9.40%) OneDrive
21 83 (9.07%) Skype
22 82 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
23 79 (8.63%) Skype for Business
24 78 (8.52%) Windows 10
25 75 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
25 75 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
26 73 (7.98%) Intranet
26 73 (7.98%) Security Cleared

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 82 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 79 (8.63%) Skype for Business
3 46 (5.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 40 (4.37%) MS Exchange
5 27 (2.95%) CMS
6 24 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (2.30%) Confluence
8 19 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (1.97%) Apache Solr
10 17 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
11 16 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (1.64%) IIS
13 14 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
14 13 (1.42%) Apache Spark
14 13 (1.42%) Mule
14 13 (1.42%) Mule ESB
15 12 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (0.87%) SAS
17 7 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 173 (18.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (15.41%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (10.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (7.54%) Microsoft Project
5 68 (7.43%) MS Visio
6 40 (4.37%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.55%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.33%) InVision
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.22%) SPSS
11 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (6.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.42%) NetSuite
3 12 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.77%) Infor CRM
4 7 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.33%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.22%) Concordance
7 2 (0.22%) Relativity
8 1 (0.11%) Actimize
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 296 (32.35%) Office 365
2 141 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (9.40%) OneDrive
4 33 (3.61%) Yammer
5 29 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
7 24 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (2.08%) SaaS
9 14 (1.53%) G Suite
10 7 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (0.66%) IaaS
12 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.33%) GitHub
13 3 (0.33%) PaaS
14 2 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.22%) MailChimp
14 2 (0.22%) Slack
14 2 (0.22%) SurveyMonkey
14 2 (0.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.07%) Skype
2 73 (7.98%) Intranet
3 30 (3.28%) Internet
4 28 (3.06%) DNS
5 24 (2.62%) DHCP
6 21 (2.30%) VPN
7 20 (2.19%) Firewall
7 20 (2.19%) WAN
8 18 (1.97%) LAN
9 17 (1.86%) SAN
10 15 (1.64%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.09%) SMS
12 8 (0.87%) VoIP
12 8 (0.87%) Wireless
13 6 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.55%) FTP
14 5 (0.55%) MPLS
14 5 (0.55%) NAS
14 5 (0.55%) Network Security
15 4 (0.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.34%) Power BI
3 36 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
7 18 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (1.86%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.64%) Big Data
10 15 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.42%) Endeca
12 13 (1.42%) MySQL
13 12 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.87%) QlikView
15 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 53 (5.79%) JIRA
2 38 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (1.53%) Selenium
6 8 (0.87%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.77%) Subversion
8 6 (0.66%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.44%) JUnit
10 4 (0.44%) Maven
10 4 (0.44%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.33%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.33%) MSI
11 3 (0.33%) Xcode
12 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.22%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.22%) JMeter
12 2 (0.22%) NUnit
12 2 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 229 (25.03%) Finance
2 71 (7.76%) Banking
3 47 (5.14%) Legal
4 30 (3.28%) Marketing
5 25 (2.73%) Retail
6 22 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.08%) Publishing
8 18 (1.97%) Advertising
9 17 (1.86%) Front Office
9 17 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.31%) Law
11 10 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.98%) Back Office
12 9 (0.98%) Billing
13 7 (0.77%) German Language
13 7 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.66%) French Language
15 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (22.08%) Analyst
2 161 (17.60%) Developer
3 88 (9.62%) SharePoint Developer
4 76 (8.31%) Architect
5 71 (7.76%) Business Analyst
6 65 (7.10%) Administrator
7 60 (6.56%) Project Manager
8 50 (5.46%) Consultant
9 40 (4.37%) Support Analyst
9 40 (4.37%) Trainer
10 37 (4.04%) SharePoint Analyst
11 36 (3.93%) Support Engineer
12 30 (3.28%) SharePoint Administrator
12 30 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.95%) Technical Analyst
14 25 (2.73%) SharePoint Consultant
15 23 (2.51%) IT Trainer
16 22 (2.40%) IT Manager
16 22 (2.40%) IT Support
17 21 (2.30%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.16%) .NET
2 71 (7.76%) CSS
3 68 (7.43%) HTML
4 49 (5.36%) Web Services
5 48 (5.25%) XML
6 35 (3.83%) ASP.NET
7 24 (2.62%) AngularJS
8 23 (2.51%) jQuery
8 23 (2.51%) REST
9 21 (2.30%) RESTful
10 16 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 16 (1.75%) SOAP
11 13 (1.42%) HTML5
11 13 (1.42%) Lucene
12 10 (1.09%) JSON
13 8 (0.87%) CSS3
13 8 (0.87%) Middleware
14 7 (0.77%) XSLT
15 6 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.28%) User Experience
5 27 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.53%) PKI
7 13 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.31%) iPhone
9 11 (1.20%) NHS
10 10 (1.09%) Smartphone
11 9 (0.98%) e-Learning
11 9 (0.98%) Replication
11 9 (0.98%) Taxonomies
12 8 (0.87%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.87%) iPad
13 7 (0.77%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 175 (19.13%) Windows
2 78 (8.52%) Windows 10
3 51 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.03%) Windows 7
5 30 (3.28%) Linux
6 26 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.97%) Unix
9 10 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.87%) Android
10 8 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.11%) CentOS
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (15.74%) Project Management
3 120 (13.11%) Migration
4 112 (12.24%) CRM
5 96 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (7.21%) Workflow
8 65 (7.10%) Change Management
9 62 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
10 59 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 58 (6.34%) Business Analysis
12 54 (5.90%) Time Management
13 53 (5.79%) ITIL
14 52 (5.68%) Scrum
15 42 (4.59%) Document Management
16 41 (4.48%) SDLC
17 40 (4.37%) Waterfall
18 39 (4.26%) Data Modelling
19 34 (3.72%) Analytics
19 34 (3.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 198 (21.64%) SQL
2 106 (11.58%) JavaScript
3 105 (11.48%) PowerShell
4 88 (9.62%) C#
5 34 (3.72%) VBA
6 29 (3.17%) C
7 26 (2.84%) Python
8 22 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.19%) Java
10 12 (1.31%) PHP
10 12 (1.31%) VB
11 9 (0.98%) R
12 7 (0.77%) C++
12 7 (0.77%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.66%) MATLAB
13 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.44%) VBScript
15 3 (0.33%) Perl
16 2 (0.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 73 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 63 (6.89%) Degree
3 53 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.97%) PMP
6 15 (1.64%) ISEB
7 14 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.77%) CCNA
11 7 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.77%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.77%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.77%) MCSE
12 6 (0.66%) MCSA
12 6 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (9.73%) PMO
2 29 (3.17%) QA
3 26 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 21 (2.30%) GDPR
4 21 (2.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.22%) HL7
6 2 (0.22%) MiFID
6 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) IFRS
7 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 141 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.97%) vSphere
4 14 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.66%) XenApp
6 5 (0.55%) Firmware
6 5 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.22%) Docker
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.22%) Xen
10 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) Snort
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (3.28%) SCCM
2 19 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
3 14 (1.53%) CA Single Sign-On
3 14 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (1.53%) OpenSSO
4 8 (0.87%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.55%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.55%) PingFederate
7 4 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.33%) Oozie
8 3 (0.33%) SCOM
8 3 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.22%) Nagios
9 2 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.22%) WSUS
9 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 340 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.68%) VMware
3 42 (4.59%) Citrix
4 41 (4.48%) Oracle
5 29 (3.17%) HP
6 28 (3.06%) Cisco
7 25 (2.73%) ServiceNow
8 22 (2.40%) SAP
9 18 (1.97%) Nintex
10 17 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.86%) Sitecore
11 16 (1.75%) Google
12 15 (1.64%) Apple
13 14 (1.53%) ATG
13 14 (1.53%) BEA
14 13 (1.42%) Symantec
15 12 (1.31%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.20%) NetApp
17 10 (1.09%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.09%) Hitachi