Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -25 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 463 559 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.75% 3.36% 3.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.65% 18.39% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 288 504
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £247
90th Percentile £495 £526 £549
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 32
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.00% +45.63% +37.33%
England median hourly rate £19.99 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.33% +22.22% +21.62%

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 2959 3040 3573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.58% 18.26% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1797 2130
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 123 117
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.24% +21.62% +12.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.06
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -18 222 £400 - 9
Hampshire +5 135 £350 +7.69% 9
Berkshire -25 112 £450 +16.13% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 86 £370 -12.94%
Surrey -35 55 £350 -8.62% 8
Oxfordshire +16 24 £400 +55.34% 4
West Sussex -7 24 £318 -20.63% 2
Kent -4 9 £500 +11.11%
Middlesex +7 7 £288 -42.40%
East Sussex -6 4 £325 +19.71%
Sussex -3 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 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.

1 206 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 179 (38.66%) Office 365
3 123 (26.57%) Windows
4 104 (22.46%) Active Directory
5 88 (19.01%) Migration
5 88 (19.01%) Security Cleared
6 82 (17.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 78 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (16.41%) Project Management
9 70 (15.12%) SC Cleared
10 68 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
11 60 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 53 (11.45%) .NET
13 52 (11.23%) Finance
14 51 (11.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 50 (10.80%) SQL
16 49 (10.58%) Skype
17 48 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (10.37%) VMware
18 44 (9.50%) PowerShell
19 42 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (9.07%) SharePoint 2013
19 42 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
20 41 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 41 (8.86%) C#
21 40 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
22 38 (8.21%) Skype for Business
23 37 (7.99%) DV Cleared
24 36 (7.78%) Microsoft Project
24 36 (7.78%) Windows Server

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 42 (9.07%) SharePoint 2013
2 38 (8.21%) Skype for Business
3 35 (7.56%) MS Exchange
4 27 (5.83%) IIS
5 22 (4.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (4.54%) SharePoint Server
7 16 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.59%) MS Project Server
9 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.94%) CMS
10 9 (1.94%) Confluence
11 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.30%) Apache
12 6 (1.30%) Documentum
12 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.08%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.86%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.86%) Drupal
14 4 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 82 (17.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (11.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (7.78%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (6.05%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.86%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (1.30%) Maximo
3 5 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.22%) Primavera
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 179 (38.66%) Office 365
2 42 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.75%) OneDrive
4 20 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.16%) Yammer
6 8 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.51%) IaaS
8 6 (1.30%) PaaS
9 4 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.43%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.43%) npm
12 1 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.58%) Skype
2 19 (4.10%) Intranet
3 18 (3.89%) Internet
3 18 (3.89%) SAN
4 17 (3.67%) Firewall
5 16 (3.46%) DNS
6 11 (2.38%) WAN
7 10 (2.16%) DHCP
8 9 (1.94%) LAN
8 9 (1.94%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.51%) VoIP
9 7 (1.51%) VPN
10 5 (1.08%) SMS
10 5 (1.08%) VLAN
11 3 (0.65%) Network Security
11 3 (0.65%) RTP
11 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.65%) Wireless
11 3 (0.65%) WLAN
12 2 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.59%) SAP BW
5 11 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
6 10 (2.16%) Power BI
7 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.86%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.86%) OLAP
10 3 (0.65%) MS Access
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) MySQL
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.22%) DB2
12 1 (0.22%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 21 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.81%) JIRA
2 13 (2.81%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.94%) NuGet
5 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.86%) GitLab
6 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.43%) Bower
7 2 (0.43%) Grunt
7 2 (0.43%) gulp
7 2 (0.43%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.43%) Moq
7 2 (0.43%) NUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 52 (11.23%) Finance
2 22 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.54%) Advertising
4 17 (3.67%) Marketing
5 15 (3.24%) Retail
6 12 (2.59%) Banking
7 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.08%) Legal
10 4 (0.86%) Back Office
10 4 (0.86%) Electronics
10 4 (0.86%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Billing
12 2 (0.43%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (16.63%) Developer
2 65 (14.04%) Analyst
3 45 (9.72%) Project Manager
4 39 (8.42%) Consultant
5 38 (8.21%) Administrator
6 37 (7.99%) SharePoint Developer
7 29 (6.26%) Architect
8 27 (5.83%) SharePoint Administrator
9 21 (4.54%) .NET Developer
9 21 (4.54%) SharePoint Consultant
9 21 (4.54%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.10%) Coordinator
11 17 (3.67%) Business Analyst
11 17 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.02%) Operations Technician
13 13 (2.81%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (2.38%) Office 365 Manager
14 11 (2.38%) SharePoint Project Manager
14 11 (2.38%) Technical Architect
15 10 (2.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.45%) .NET
2 26 (5.62%) HTML
3 23 (4.97%) ASP.NET
4 19 (4.10%) CSS
5 17 (3.67%) Web Services
6 14 (3.02%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (2.38%) jQuery
9 10 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (1.94%) Node.js
10 9 (1.94%) REST
10 9 (1.94%) SOAP
10 9 (1.94%) XML
11 7 (1.51%) XSLT
12 6 (1.30%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.86%) HTML5
13 4 (0.86%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (0.86%) Lucene
13 4 (0.86%) Middleware
13 4 (0.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.59%) Clustering
3 12 (2.59%) CMDB
3 12 (2.59%) Social Media
4 11 (2.38%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.30%) iPad
6 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (0.86%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.65%) CESG
7 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.65%) FMCG
7 3 (0.65%) iPhone
7 3 (0.65%) Life Science
7 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.65%) PMI
7 3 (0.65%) User Experience
7 3 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 123 (26.57%) Windows
2 36 (7.78%) Windows Server
3 34 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.24%) Linux
7 14 (3.02%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.81%) Windows 7
9 12 (2.59%) Unix
10 7 (1.51%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.65%) Solaris
12 2 (0.43%) Android
12 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (19.01%) Migration
2 78 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (16.41%) Project Management
4 41 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (7.56%) CRM
6 35 (7.56%) ITIL
7 32 (6.91%) PRINCE2
8 21 (4.54%) Change Management
8 21 (4.54%) Scrum
8 21 (4.54%) Waterfall
9 20 (4.32%) Document Management
10 19 (4.10%) Analytics
10 19 (4.10%) Mentoring
11 18 (3.89%) Data Modelling
11 18 (3.89%) SDLC
11 18 (3.89%) Unit Testing
12 17 (3.67%) Process Improvement
12 17 (3.67%) Programme Management
13 16 (3.46%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.80%) SQL
2 44 (9.50%) PowerShell
3 41 (8.86%) C#
4 32 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.02%) Java
6 13 (2.81%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.94%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.51%) VBA
9 5 (1.08%) C
10 4 (0.86%) VB
10 4 (0.86%) VBScript
11 3 (0.65%) PHP
11 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.43%) ABAP
13 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.22%) Python
13 1 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) SOQL
13 1 (0.22%) SOSL
13 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 88 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 70 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.99%) DV Cleared
4 30 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (5.18%) Degree
6 15 (3.24%) MCSE
7 14 (3.02%) PMP
8 13 (2.81%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.94%) CCNA
11 8 (1.73%) ISEB
12 7 (1.51%) MCSA
13 4 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.43%) APMP
14 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.43%) CCENT
14 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.56%) PMO
2 10 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.16%) QA
3 9 (1.94%) GDPR
4 8 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.73%) SLA
5 6 (1.30%) P3O
6 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) GAMP
7 1 (0.22%) GxP
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (22.46%) Active Directory
2 42 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.30%) XenApp
6 5 (1.08%) Docker
6 5 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.86%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.86%) vSphere
7 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.65%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.22%) IAG
9 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (3.89%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (3.24%) SCCM
3 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (1.94%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.30%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.43%) SCOM
9 2 (0.43%) WSUS
10 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.22%) Ansible
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.22%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 206 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.37%) VMware
3 34 (7.34%) SAP
4 31 (6.70%) HP
5 21 (4.54%) Cisco
6 19 (4.10%) McAfee
7 13 (2.81%) Citrix
8 12 (2.59%) Oracle
9 9 (1.94%) 3PAR
9 9 (1.94%) Veeam
10 8 (1.73%) Nintex
11 7 (1.51%) Dell
11 7 (1.51%) NetApp
12 6 (1.30%) IBM
12 6 (1.30%) Remedy
12 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.08%) BMC
13 5 (1.08%) Google
13 5 (1.08%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.86%) Altiris