Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 60 77
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 98 489 518
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 3.41% 3.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.22% 22.77% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 312 336
Median daily rate £411 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £205 £225
90th Percentile £566 £562 £551
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 20
Median hourly rate £23.92 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.88% -21.74% +70.37%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £66.73 £56.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £28.00 £21.77 £24.00
% change year-on-year +28.60% -9.28% +16.10%

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 538 2,148 2,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.23% 14.97% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 1,261 1,749
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £294 £255 £300
90th Percentile £590 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £461
% change year-on-year +2.70% +0.27% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 66 91
Median hourly rate £26.27 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.16% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.96 £10.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.20 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.86 £21.41
% change year-on-year +19.88% -2.60% +4.45%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SharePoint as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the South East.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the South East

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SharePoint in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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 +28 46 £441 +5.01% 19
Hampshire -11 29 £413 +3.13% 16
Berkshire +14 21 £385 -9.41% 13
Buckinghamshire +31 19 £525 +21.74% 2
Surrey +39 11 £375 -25.00% 6
Oxfordshire +32 6 £241 +37.86% 4
West Sussex +15 6 £313 -10.71% 5
East Sussex +20 3 £130 -60.00% 3
Kent +15 1 - - 4
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.71%) Office 365
3 34 (34.69%) Windows
4 27 (27.55%) Active Directory
5 26 (26.53%) Migration
5 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
6 25 (25.51%) SQL
7 24 (24.49%) Azure
8 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
9 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
10 16 (16.33%) DNS
11 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
12 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (13.27%) VMware
13 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (13.27%) Power Platform
13 13 (13.27%) Project Delivery
14 12 (12.24%) Skype
14 12 (12.24%) Project Management
14 12 (12.24%) .NET
14 12 (12.24%) Oracle
14 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (11.22%) DHCP
15 11 (11.22%) Finance
15 11 (11.22%) Firewall
15 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
15 11 (11.22%) OneDrive
16 10 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.10%) IIS
5 4 (4.08%) Confluence
6 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.04%) CMS
7 2 (2.04%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.02%) Documentum
8 1 (1.02%) Kentico
8 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.06%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (3.06%) SPSS
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 35 (35.71%) Office 365
2 24 (24.49%) Azure
3 13 (13.27%) Power Platform
4 11 (11.22%) OneDrive
5 9 (9.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (6.12%) PowerApps
7 5 (5.10%) Yammer
8 4 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (3.06%) AWS
9 3 (3.06%) PaaS
9 3 (3.06%) SaaS
9 3 (3.06%) ShareGate
10 2 (2.04%) IaaS
10 2 (2.04%) Power Automate
11 1 (1.02%) Azure Functions
11 1 (1.02%) Dropbox
11 1 (1.02%) Logic Apps
11 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) DNS
2 12 (12.24%) Skype
3 11 (11.22%) DHCP
3 11 (11.22%) Firewall
4 7 (7.14%) Intranet
5 4 (4.08%) VPN
5 4 (4.08%) WAN
6 3 (3.06%) Internet
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (2.04%) Junos
7 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.04%) Network Security
7 2 (2.04%) VSAN
7 2 (2.04%) Wireless
8 1 (1.02%) 2G
8 1 (1.02%) 4G
8 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.02%) RNC
8 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) Power BI
3 6 (6.12%) Big Data
3 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.06%) QlikView
7 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.04%) MySQL
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (1.02%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.02%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) JIRA
2 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.04%) Flyway
4 2 (2.04%) Gradle
4 2 (2.04%) Liquibase
4 2 (2.04%) NUnit
4 2 (2.04%) Selenium
4 2 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) Architect
2 10 (10.20%) Developer
3 9 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.16%) Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 7 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Designer
6 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Migration Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (3.06%) Office 365 Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) PMO Lead
9 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) .NET
2 9 (9.18%) CSS
2 9 (9.18%) HTML
3 7 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.12%) SOAP
5 5 (5.10%) REST
5 5 (5.10%) XML
6 3 (3.06%) EDI
6 3 (3.06%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.06%) LINQ
6 3 (3.06%) Web Services
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.04%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.04%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.04%) Java EE
7 2 (2.04%) Spring
7 2 (2.04%) XSL
8 1 (1.02%) jQuery
8 1 (1.02%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.02%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) PKI
2 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.08%) Replication
2 4 (4.08%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Blog
4 2 (2.04%) CMDB
4 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.10%) Linux
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Migration
2 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.27%) Project Delivery
4 12 (12.24%) Project Management
5 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.18%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.16%) CRM
7 8 (8.16%) DevOps
8 7 (7.14%) Architecture Roadmap
8 7 (7.14%) Data Governance
8 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (7.14%) ITIL
8 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.14%) Workflow
9 6 (6.12%) ETL
9 6 (6.12%) Scrum
9 6 (6.12%) Service Management
9 6 (6.12%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.14%) C#
4 7 (7.14%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.04%) VB
6 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.04%) VB6
7 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.18%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.08%) MCSE
6 3 (3.06%) Degree
6 3 (3.06%) MCITP
7 2 (2.04%) MCAD
7 2 (2.04%) MCPD
7 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.02%) CCA
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) PMO
2 2 (2.04%) NCSC
3 1 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) vSphere
4 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.02%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.06%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.06%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.04%) Nessus
4 2 (2.04%) QRadar
4 2 (2.04%) SCOM
5 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.02%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) VMware
3 12 (12.24%) Oracle
4 7 (7.14%) IBM
5 6 (6.12%) Citrix
6 5 (5.10%) Remedy
7 4 (4.08%) Hitachi
7 4 (4.08%) Juniper
7 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.06%) Baan
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco
8 3 (3.06%) Concur
8 3 (3.06%) Hyperion
8 3 (3.06%) McAfee
8 3 (3.06%) Tripwire
9 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.04%) NetApp
9 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.04%) Veeam