The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 242 249
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 14 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 1.88% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 9
Median daily rate £388 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.04% -23.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £321 £356
% change year-on-year +2.96% -10.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

SharePoint Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1381 1755 1656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.99% 18.03% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 1162 937
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 79
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the South East

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the South East

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in the South East over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the South East

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the South East

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +13 7 £419 +37.29%
Hampshire +12 4 £325 -27.77%
Kent - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 £525 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £425 - 1
SharePoint Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 19 (90.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) IIS
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Office 365
7 7 (33.33%) Software Distribution
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) Intel Security
7 7 (33.33%) Workflow
7 7 (33.33%) Migration
7 7 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (33.33%) Server Patching
7 7 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 7 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (23.81%) Nintex
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 5 (23.81%) jQuery
9 5 (23.81%) XML
9 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server

SharePoint Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (90.48%) SharePoint
2 12 (57.14%) IIS
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Operations Technician
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) XSLT
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Handlebars
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.76%) React
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
1 7 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
1 7 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 7 (33.33%) Server Patching
1 7 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 7 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Records Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Content Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Document Management
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow Development
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 5 (23.81%) Nintex
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Teradata