Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 61 46
Rank change year-on-year -20 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 473 511 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.82% 3.27% 3.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.18% 20.19% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 288 480
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £229 £204 £237
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 30
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +54.76% -11.15%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £80.73 £57.50 £39.75
England median hourly rate £19.40 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -25.38% +8.33% +6.67%

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,754 2,531 3,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.42% 16.18% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,602 1,427 2,027
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £242 £242
90th Percentile £575 £554 £550
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 86 104
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +12.55% +0.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £56.00 £54.70 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.95%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the South East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the South East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -24 199 £400 +6.67% 34
Hampshire +1 164 £366 -2.33% 26
Berkshire -28 106 £400 +6.67% 13
Buckinghamshire -7 79 £375 -3.23% 11
Surrey -30 44 £525 +27.27% 21
West Sussex -3 41 £300 -26.56% 3
Oxfordshire -8 14 £425 +6.25% 10
Kent - 9 £403 - 6
Middlesex -13 6 £500 +5.65%
East Sussex +2 4 £425 +25.93% 6
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 197 (41.65%) Microsoft
2 163 (34.46%) Security Cleared
3 152 (32.14%) Windows
4 151 (31.92%) Office 365
5 130 (27.48%) SC Cleared
6 105 (22.20%) Active Directory
7 90 (19.03%) Migration
8 85 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
9 73 (15.43%) PowerShell
10 71 (15.01%) SQL
11 70 (14.80%) Windows Server
12 64 (13.53%) Microsoft Excel
13 62 (13.11%) ITIL
14 60 (12.68%) VMware
14 60 (12.68%) DV Cleared
15 59 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (12.47%) Project Management
16 56 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
17 55 (11.63%) Finance
17 55 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (11.42%) SQL Server
19 51 (10.78%) SharePoint 2013
20 50 (10.57%) CRM
21 49 (10.36%) Skype for Business
22 47 (9.94%) IIS
23 45 (9.51%) SharePoint Server
24 44 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
25 40 (8.46%) Skype
26 39 (8.25%) C#
27 38 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012

SharePoint
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 51 (10.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 49 (10.36%) Skype for Business
3 47 (9.94%) IIS
4 45 (9.51%) SharePoint Server
5 36 (7.61%) MS Exchange
6 19 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (3.59%) Apache
8 17 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (2.75%) Documentum
11 9 (1.90%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.48%) MS Project Server
13 6 (1.27%) Confluence
13 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.27%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
15 2 (0.42%) CMS
16 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
16 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 85 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (13.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (7.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 35 (7.40%) MS Visio
4 30 (6.34%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.48%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.63%) Workfront
4 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 151 (31.92%) Office 365
2 59 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.44%) OneDrive
4 16 (3.38%) Yammer
5 13 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.27%) IaaS
8 4 (0.85%) PaaS
8 4 (0.85%) SaaS
8 4 (0.85%) Slack
8 4 (0.85%) Trello
9 3 (0.63%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.42%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.46%) Skype
2 36 (7.61%) Internet
3 33 (6.98%) DNS
3 33 (6.98%) SAN
4 18 (3.81%) Firewall
5 16 (3.38%) Intranet
6 15 (3.17%) DHCP
7 11 (2.33%) VLAN
8 10 (2.11%) VPN
9 9 (1.90%) LAN
9 9 (1.90%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (1.27%) WAN
10 6 (1.27%) WLAN
11 5 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.06%) VoIP
12 4 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.85%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.85%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.59%) Power BI
3 12 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.27%) Big Data
7 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.06%) DB2
8 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (1.06%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.42%) MS Access
12 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.27%) JIRA
4 5 (1.06%) GitLab
4 5 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.06%) NUnit
4 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.42%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
General
1 55 (11.63%) Finance
2 12 (2.54%) Banking
2 12 (2.54%) Manufacturing
2 12 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.33%) Marketing
4 9 (1.90%) Advertising
5 8 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.48%) Legal
6 7 (1.48%) Retail
7 6 (1.27%) German Language
8 5 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.06%) French Language
9 4 (0.85%) Military
10 3 (0.63%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (12.05%) Analyst
2 51 (10.78%) Developer
3 47 (9.94%) Project Manager
4 46 (9.73%) Architect
5 30 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (6.13%) Consultant
7 27 (5.71%) Administrator
8 25 (5.29%) SharePoint Specialist
9 23 (4.86%) SharePoint Support
9 23 (4.86%) Support Engineer
9 23 (4.86%) Support Specialist
10 21 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
11 20 (4.23%) Business Analyst
12 19 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.02%) SharePoint Administrator
13 18 (3.81%) SharePoint Analyst
13 18 (3.81%) SharePoint Consultant
14 15 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
15 14 (2.96%) SharePoint Engineer
15 14 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.82%) .NET
2 26 (5.50%) jQuery
3 23 (4.86%) HTML
4 21 (4.44%) XML
5 20 (4.23%) CSS
6 17 (3.59%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.75%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.11%) HTML5
9 9 (1.90%) WSDL
10 8 (1.69%) Web Services
11 7 (1.48%) CSS3
12 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (1.06%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (1.06%) React
13 5 (1.06%) WCF
13 5 (1.06%) Web Services Management
13 5 (1.06%) XSLT
14 4 (0.85%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.38%) PKI
3 16 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.17%) Clustering
5 14 (2.96%) User Experience
6 11 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.90%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.69%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.69%) iPad
8 8 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.48%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.48%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.27%) Life Science
10 6 (1.27%) Wiki
11 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.85%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 152 (32.14%) Windows
2 70 (14.80%) Windows Server
3 38 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.59%) Unix
7 16 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.17%) Windows 10
9 13 (2.75%) Solaris
10 12 (2.54%) Linux
11 7 (1.48%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.85%) zOS
14 1 (0.21%) Android
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.03%) Migration
2 62 (13.11%) ITIL
3 59 (12.47%) Project Management
4 56 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (10.57%) CRM
6 36 (7.61%) Change Management
7 33 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 32 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (5.92%) Workflow
10 25 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.86%) Process Improvement
12 22 (4.65%) Mentoring
13 20 (4.23%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.02%) ERP
15 18 (3.81%) Business Analysis
15 18 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.81%) ITIL V3
16 17 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (3.59%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.43%) PowerShell
2 71 (15.01%) SQL
3 39 (8.25%) C#
4 30 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.90%) C
5 9 (1.90%) Java
6 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.27%) VBA
8 5 (1.06%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.63%) C++
9 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.21%) Python
10 1 (0.21%) Ruby
10 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.21%) Tcl
10 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 163 (34.46%) Security Cleared
2 130 (27.48%) SC Cleared
3 60 (12.68%) DV Cleared
4 19 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.38%) Degree
6 13 (2.75%) MCSE
7 10 (2.11%) ISEB
8 9 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.48%) CCA
11 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.06%) CCNA
13 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.63%) APMP
14 3 (0.63%) MCSA
15 2 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.42%) MCP
15 2 (0.42%) MCSM
15 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.82%) PMO
2 12 (2.54%) GDPR
3 9 (1.90%) SLA
4 8 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.69%) QA
5 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.06%) GxP
6 5 (1.06%) P3O
7 2 (0.42%) COBIT
7 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.21%) GCP
8 1 (0.21%) GLP
8 1 (0.21%) GMP
System Software
1 105 (22.20%) Active Directory
2 55 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.54%) vSphere
5 10 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.27%) XenApp
9 4 (0.85%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.85%) XenServer
10 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (5.50%) SCCM
2 19 (4.02%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (2.33%) HP ALM
5 9 (1.90%) WSUS
6 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (1.69%) SCOM
7 5 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.06%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.85%) vRealize
9 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.21%) NetCrunch
11 1 (0.21%) OVSD
11 1 (0.21%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 197 (41.65%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.68%) VMware
3 31 (6.55%) SAP
4 28 (5.92%) HP
5 25 (5.29%) Cisco
6 22 (4.65%) McAfee
7 20 (4.23%) Oracle
8 18 (3.81%) Citrix
9 14 (2.96%) Veeam
10 8 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.48%) BMC
11 7 (1.48%) Remedy
11 7 (1.48%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.27%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.27%) Apple
12 6 (1.27%) Cognos
12 6 (1.27%) Dell
12 6 (1.27%) EMC
12 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.06%) Serena