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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 248 327 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.20% 3.65% 3.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.00% 20.37% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 188 194
Median daily rate £381 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.24% +8.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year - +3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50%  

SharePoint 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 1305 1605 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.86% 17.91% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 1019 941
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -30.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 -9 65 £456 +14.06% 7
Hampshire +9 60 £344 -8.26% 7
Surrey -6 40 £375 -21.87% 10
Buckinghamshire -8 39 £500 +17.64% 5
Oxfordshire -18 19 £425 +46.55% 1
West Sussex +10 8 £425 +25.92% 3
Kent -6 4 £288 -12.21% 4
Middlesex +10 2 - - 1
East Sussex -3 2 £338 +12.50%
Sussex - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 201 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 143 (27.45%) Office 365
3 137 (26.30%) Security Cleared
4 115 (22.07%) Windows
5 105 (20.15%) SQL Server
6 102 (19.58%) SC Cleared
7 98 (18.81%) Finance
8 87 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
9 84 (16.12%) Migration
10 81 (15.55%) Microsoft Office
11 80 (15.36%) Active Directory
12 79 (15.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 77 (14.78%) Project Management
14 73 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (13.82%) .NET
16 69 (13.24%) SQL
17 58 (11.13%) JavaScript
18 57 (10.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 54 (10.36%) C#
20 53 (10.17%) PMO
21 48 (9.21%) IIS
22 47 (9.02%) ITIL
23 46 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
24 45 (8.64%) CRM
25 43 (8.25%) PRINCE2
25 43 (8.25%) Skype for Business
26 42 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
27 41 (7.87%) HTML
27 41 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
27 41 (7.87%) Skype

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 79 (15.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 48 (9.21%) IIS
3 43 (8.25%) Skype for Business
4 29 (5.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (4.99%) MS Exchange
6 21 (4.03%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.54%) Apache
9 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.34%) JBoss
10 6 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.15%) CMS
10 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.77%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (15.55%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (10.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (7.29%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (4.99%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 42 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.58%) Staffware
6 2 (0.38%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.38%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.19%) assyst
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.19%) FRx
7 1 (0.19%) Maximo
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 143 (27.45%) Office 365
2 41 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.18%) OneDrive
4 16 (3.07%) IaaS
4 16 (3.07%) PaaS
5 14 (2.69%) Yammer
6 5 (0.96%) Google Drive
7 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.58%) SaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.19%) G Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.87%) Skype
2 37 (7.10%) Intranet
3 29 (5.57%) Internet
4 18 (3.45%) Firewall
5 12 (2.30%) LDAP
5 12 (2.30%) WAN
6 11 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.92%) LAN
7 10 (1.92%) PuTTY
7 10 (1.92%) WinSCP
8 9 (1.73%) DNS
9 7 (1.34%) Extranet
10 6 (1.15%) SAN
11 5 (0.96%) DHCP
11 5 (0.96%) VPN
12 4 (0.77%) Network Security
13 3 (0.58%) ATM
13 3 (0.58%) BGP
13 3 (0.58%) IPsec
13 3 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.11%) EDRMS
10 10 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (1.73%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.54%) Power BI
13 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
15 5 (0.96%) DB2
15 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.50%) Selenium
4 10 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.92%) HP UFT
4 10 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
4 10 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 10 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.54%) JIRA
6 6 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.15%) Toad
7 5 (0.96%) Moq
7 5 (0.96%) MSTest
7 5 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.96%) webpack
8 4 (0.77%) NuGet
9 3 (0.58%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 98 (18.81%) Finance
2 38 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.45%) Banking
4 17 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.88%) Retail
6 13 (2.50%) Electronics
6 13 (2.50%) Marketing
7 10 (1.92%) Publishing
8 9 (1.73%) Advertising
9 5 (0.96%) Back Office
10 4 (0.77%) Military
11 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 3 (0.58%) Front Office
11 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 101 (19.39%) Analyst
2 94 (18.04%) Developer
3 44 (8.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 39 (7.49%) Project Manager
5 38 (7.29%) Architect
6 36 (6.91%) Consultant
7 32 (6.14%) SharePoint Analyst
8 27 (5.18%) Business Analyst
9 25 (4.80%) Coordinator
10 20 (3.84%) Administrator
11 19 (3.65%) .NET Developer
12 17 (3.26%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
13 16 (3.07%) SharePoint Consultant
13 16 (3.07%) Support Engineer
13 16 (3.07%) Technical Architect
14 13 (2.50%) SharePoint Specialist
15 12 (2.30%) PMO Coordinator
15 12 (2.30%) SharePoint Administrator
15 12 (2.30%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.82%) .NET
2 41 (7.87%) HTML
3 39 (7.49%) CSS
4 25 (4.80%) XML
5 23 (4.41%) ASP.NET
5 23 (4.41%) Web Services
6 21 (4.03%) jQuery
7 17 (3.26%) .NET Framework
8 16 (3.07%) WCF
9 13 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.92%) Ajax
10 10 (1.92%) React
11 9 (1.73%) HTML5
12 8 (1.54%) XSLT
13 7 (1.34%) ADO.NET
13 7 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (1.34%) Entity Framework
13 7 (1.34%) Middleware
13 7 (1.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.73%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.15%) User Experience
7 5 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 5 (0.96%) PKI
7 5 (0.96%) PMI
7 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.77%) NHS
8 4 (0.77%) Social Media
9 3 (0.58%) Blog
9 3 (0.58%) EPoS
9 3 (0.58%) HP Storage
9 3 (0.58%) iPad
9 3 (0.58%) IVR
9 3 (0.58%) Replication
9 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 115 (22.07%) Windows
2 35 (6.72%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (5.18%) Windows 10
5 26 (4.99%) Linux
6 18 (3.45%) Unix
7 17 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.96%) zOS
11 4 (0.77%) Android
11 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.77%) Solaris
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.12%) Migration
2 77 (14.78%) Project Management
3 73 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (9.02%) ITIL
5 45 (8.64%) CRM
6 43 (8.25%) PRINCE2
7 40 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (6.91%) Change Management
8 36 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (6.53%) Scrum
10 33 (6.33%) Service Management
11 31 (5.95%) Programme Management
12 25 (4.80%) Test Automation
13 24 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (4.41%) ERP
15 22 (4.22%) DevOps
15 22 (4.22%) Document Management
16 21 (4.03%) ETL
17 20 (3.84%) MVC
17 20 (3.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.24%) SQL
2 58 (11.13%) JavaScript
3 54 (10.36%) C#
4 33 (6.33%) PowerShell
5 18 (3.45%) C
5 18 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 14 (2.69%) F#
7 9 (1.73%) VB
8 7 (1.34%) Java
9 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.96%) ES6
10 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.38%) C++
11 2 (0.38%) Perl
11 2 (0.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.19%) ABAP
12 1 (0.19%) PHP
12 1 (0.19%) Python
12 1 (0.19%) Ruby
12 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (26.30%) Security Cleared
2 102 (19.58%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.29%) Degree
4 34 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (5.37%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.30%) MCSE
7 10 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.73%) ISEB
9 8 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (1.54%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.96%) APMP
11 5 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.96%) MCP
11 5 (0.96%) MCSA
12 4 (0.77%) HNC
12 4 (0.77%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.77%) PMP
13 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.17%) PMO
2 16 (3.07%) SLA
3 15 (2.88%) QA
4 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.96%) GDPR
6 4 (0.77%) Def Stans
6 4 (0.77%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.77%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) P3O
7 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (15.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.77%) Docker
6 4 (0.77%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.77%) vSphere
7 3 (0.58%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.38%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (1.34%) SCCM
3 5 (0.96%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.77%) Unicenter
4 4 (0.77%) vRealize
4 4 (0.77%) WSUS
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.58%) OVSD
5 3 (0.58%) SCOM
6 2 (0.38%) Ansible
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.19%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 201 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.68%) Oracle
3 37 (7.10%) HP
4 33 (6.33%) VMware
5 21 (4.03%) Remedy
5 21 (4.03%) SAP
6 19 (3.65%) Citrix
7 17 (3.26%) ServiceNow
8 14 (2.69%) McAfee
9 11 (2.11%) Nintex
10 10 (1.92%) Google
10 10 (1.92%) Tableau
11 9 (1.73%) Cisco
11 9 (1.73%) Huawei
12 6 (1.15%) Juniper
12 6 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.15%) Serena
13 5 (0.96%) Adobe
13 5 (0.96%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.96%) CheckPoint
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