Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 93 135
Rank change year-on-year -27 +42 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 392 783 955
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.59% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.59% 17.30% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 596 654
Median daily rate £417 £429 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% -2.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £233 £225 £225
90th Percentile £588 £619 £588
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.37 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.76% -22.53% +19.56%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £20.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.01% +3.38% +14.29%

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 2,515 4,527 7,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.61% 14.95% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,772 3,233 5,363
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £275 £305
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £473 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 46 55
Median hourly rate £36.25 £21.88 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.71% -6.91% +22.08%
10th Percentile £20.93 £15.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.33 £49.31 £37.25
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +34.21% -1.30% -0.23%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 -4 53 £404 -7.71% 43
West London +22 24 £425 +6.25% 8
South London +44 7 £438 +16.67% 1
East London +28 6 £148 -43.27% 6
North London - 2 £389 - 5
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 197 (50.26%) Microsoft
2 178 (45.41%) Office 365
3 144 (36.73%) Azure
4 103 (26.28%) Power Platform
5 82 (20.92%) Finance
6 77 (19.64%) Windows
7 75 (19.13%) Migration
8 71 (18.11%) Microsoft Office
9 67 (17.09%) Active Directory
10 61 (15.56%) OneDrive
11 59 (15.05%) PowerShell
12 55 (14.03%) Project Management
13 51 (13.01%) PowerApps
14 49 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (12.24%) Power BI
16 46 (11.73%) Microsoft Excel
17 40 (10.20%) SQL
18 39 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
19 37 (9.44%) Azure Active Directory
19 37 (9.44%) .NET
20 36 (9.18%) Change Management
21 35 (8.93%) Dynamics 365
22 34 (8.67%) JIRA
23 33 (8.42%) Windows 10
24 32 (8.16%) Banking
25 31 (7.91%) Confluence
26 30 (7.65%) Security Cleared
26 30 (7.65%) ITIL

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 31 (7.91%) Confluence
2 21 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (3.57%) CMS
4 14 (3.57%) IIS
4 14 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.02%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.02%) Documentum
8 3 (0.77%) Drupal
8 3 (0.77%) JBoss
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.51%) SAS
10 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 71 (18.11%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (11.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (3.06%) InfoPath
5 12 (3.06%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.51%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (4.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 178 (45.41%) Office 365
2 144 (36.73%) Azure
3 103 (26.28%) Power Platform
4 61 (15.56%) OneDrive
5 51 (13.01%) PowerApps
6 37 (9.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (8.93%) Dynamics 365
8 29 (7.40%) Yammer
9 27 (6.89%) Power Automate
10 17 (4.34%) Logic Apps
11 16 (4.08%) SaaS
12 14 (3.57%) AWS
13 9 (2.30%) PaaS
14 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.53%) IaaS
15 6 (1.53%) ShareGate
16 4 (1.02%) Azure Functions
16 4 (1.02%) Google Docs
16 4 (1.02%) Serverless
16 4 (1.02%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.59%) Intranet
1 18 (4.59%) Skype
2 13 (3.32%) Firewall
3 10 (2.55%) VPN
4 8 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.79%) WAN
6 6 (1.53%) DNS
6 6 (1.53%) Internet
6 6 (1.53%) LAN
6 6 (1.53%) SAN
7 5 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.02%) Network Security
8 4 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (1.02%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.77%) HTTP
10 2 (0.51%) Extranet
10 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.51%) PBX
10 2 (0.51%) VLAN
11 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.24%) Power BI
2 27 (6.89%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.04%) Data Lake
4 7 (1.79%) Qlik Sense
4 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (1.53%) Tableau
6 5 (1.28%) EDRMS
6 5 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
6 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.77%) Big Data
8 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.77%) MS Access
8 3 (0.77%) QlikView
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (8.67%) JIRA
2 7 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 3 (0.77%) Ant
5 3 (0.77%) Gradle
5 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.77%) Maven
6 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.51%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.26%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 82 (20.92%) Finance
2 32 (8.16%) Banking
3 27 (6.89%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.32%) Legal
4 13 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.55%) Marketing
7 7 (1.79%) Electronics
7 7 (1.79%) Retail
8 6 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.28%) Local Government
10 4 (1.02%) Advertising
10 4 (1.02%) Polish Language
10 4 (1.02%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.77%) French Language
11 3 (0.77%) Games
11 3 (0.77%) German Language
11 3 (0.77%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (19.39%) Analyst
2 43 (10.97%) Consultant
3 42 (10.71%) Developer
4 32 (8.16%) Architect
5 28 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 21 (5.36%) Administrator
7 18 (4.59%) Office 365 Engineer
7 18 (4.59%) SharePoint Developer
8 17 (4.34%) Business Analyst
8 17 (4.34%) Office 365 Specialist
9 15 (3.83%) SharePoint Consultant
10 12 (3.06%) Data Analyst
11 10 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (2.55%) Functional Consultant
11 10 (2.55%) Office 365 Manager
11 10 (2.55%) SharePoint Analyst
12 9 (2.30%) SharePoint Administrator
12 9 (2.30%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.04%) SharePoint Specialist
13 8 (2.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.44%) .NET
2 13 (3.32%) REST
3 12 (3.06%) CSS
4 11 (2.81%) HTML
4 11 (2.81%) Web Services
5 10 (2.55%) React
6 9 (2.30%) .NET Core
6 9 (2.30%) JSON
6 9 (2.30%) XML
7 8 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.04%) Node.js
8 7 (1.79%) jQuery
8 7 (1.79%) Middleware
8 7 (1.79%) RESTful
9 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.02%) HTML5
11 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Graph
12 3 (0.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (2.30%) Taxonomies
3 9 (2.30%) User Experience
3 9 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.53%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.77%) Life Science
7 3 (0.77%) Media Streaming
7 3 (0.77%) Tandem
8 2 (0.51%) FMCG
8 2 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.51%) NHS
8 2 (0.51%) PMI
8 2 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.64%) Windows
2 33 (8.42%) Windows 10
3 26 (6.63%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.04%) Android
7 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.02%) Linux
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Unix
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.13%) Migration
2 55 (14.03%) Project Management
3 49 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (9.18%) Change Management
7 30 (7.65%) ITIL
8 26 (6.63%) Project Delivery
9 24 (6.12%) Workflow
10 23 (5.87%) Data Migration
11 22 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (5.36%) DevOps
12 21 (5.36%) Requirements Gathering
12 21 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 20 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (4.85%) Content Management
14 19 (4.85%) PRINCE2
14 19 (4.85%) Service Delivery
15 18 (4.59%) CRM
15 18 (4.59%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.05%) PowerShell
2 40 (10.20%) SQL
3 28 (7.14%) C#
4 20 (5.10%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.81%) Java
5 11 (2.81%) Python
6 7 (1.79%) VBA
7 5 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.28%) VB
8 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.02%) VBScript
9 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.10%) Degree
3 20 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.34%) ISEB
5 13 (3.32%) MCSE
6 8 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.79%) CISSP
7 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.53%) MCP
9 5 (1.28%) MCSA
10 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.77%) APMP
11 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.77%) CISA
11 3 (0.77%) CISM
11 3 (0.77%) MCTS
11 3 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.51%) CISMP
12 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.08%) PMO
2 14 (3.57%) QA
3 8 (2.04%) SLA
4 7 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.02%) NIST
6 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.51%) GDPR
8 1 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.26%) EMIR
8 1 (0.26%) MiFID
8 1 (0.26%) NCSC
8 1 (0.26%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.26%) P3O
8 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (17.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.04%) Docker
3 8 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (5.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (4.34%) SCCM
3 8 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.53%) SCOM
5 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.77%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Ansible
8 1 (0.26%) Control-M
8 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.26%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.26%) Icinga
8 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.26%) Netcool
8 1 (0.26%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.26%) QRadar
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 197 (50.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.85%) VMware
3 16 (4.08%) Oracle
4 15 (3.83%) HP
5 14 (3.57%) Nintex
6 12 (3.06%) CA Agile Central
6 12 (3.06%) SAP
7 11 (2.81%) Citrix
8 10 (2.55%) EMC
9 6 (1.53%) Cisco
9 6 (1.53%) Dell
9 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.28%) Adobe
10 5 (1.28%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.28%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.28%) Workday
11 4 (1.02%) Avaya
11 4 (1.02%) Google
11 4 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.77%) CheckPoint