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 24 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 41 53
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 271 394 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.34% 4.05% 3.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.81% 22.46% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 265 196
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +2.62% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 9 12
Median hourly rate £18.63 £12.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.04% -41.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.29 £27.61 £42.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year +83.33% -41.63%  

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 1368 1754 1692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.88% 18.01% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 1162 956
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 50 81
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -31.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 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
Hampshire +20 89 £375 +7.14% 8
Berkshire -10 73 £365 -8.75% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 42 £388 -10.66% 6
Surrey -22 25 £425 - 17
West Sussex +19 20 £415 +50.90% 6
Oxfordshire -34 10 £400 +23.07% 2
Middlesex -2 5 £484 +62.68%
East Sussex - 2 £338 - 2
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 189 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 133 (26.65%) Security Cleared
3 116 (23.25%) Office 365
4 109 (21.84%) Windows
5 107 (21.44%) SC Cleared
6 98 (19.64%) SQL Server
6 98 (19.64%) Finance
7 91 (18.24%) SQL
8 82 (16.43%) Migration
9 80 (16.03%) Microsoft Office
10 78 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 72 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (14.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 69 (13.83%) .NET
14 68 (13.63%) Project Management
15 67 (13.43%) Active Directory
16 51 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (10.02%) CRM
18 49 (9.82%) ITIL
19 46 (9.22%) JavaScript
20 45 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
20 45 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
21 44 (8.82%) PMO
22 43 (8.62%) C#
23 42 (8.42%) Oracle
23 42 (8.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 42 (8.42%) Degree
24 41 (8.22%) Telecoms
25 40 (8.02%) Skype for Business
26 39 (7.82%) IIS

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 70 (14.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 40 (8.02%) Skype for Business
3 39 (7.82%) IIS
4 32 (6.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (5.01%) MS Exchange
6 19 (3.81%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.40%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.20%) CMS
10 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.00%) Apache
11 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.00%) SAS
11 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.80%) JBoss
12 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 80 (16.03%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (8.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (7.01%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (4.21%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.60%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.40%) Maya
Business Applications
1 37 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.60%) Staffware
6 2 (0.40%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
6 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.20%) assyst
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.20%) FRx
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 116 (23.25%) Office 365
2 45 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.61%) IaaS
4 19 (3.81%) PaaS
5 15 (3.01%) OneDrive
6 11 (2.20%) Yammer
7 7 (1.40%) Google Drive
8 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.60%) SaaS
10 2 (0.40%) Taleo
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) GitHub
11 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.61%) Intranet
1 33 (6.61%) Skype
2 24 (4.81%) Internet
3 13 (2.61%) Extranet
4 12 (2.40%) Firewall
4 12 (2.40%) LDAP
5 10 (2.00%) PuTTY
5 10 (2.00%) WinSCP
6 9 (1.80%) WAN
7 8 (1.60%) LAN
8 6 (1.20%) DNS
8 6 (1.20%) SAN
9 5 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.80%) DHCP
10 4 (0.80%) Network Security
11 3 (0.60%) VPN
12 2 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.40%) Wireless
13 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (2.20%) EDRMS
9 11 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.40%) Big Data
11 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.61%) Selenium
4 12 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.00%) HP UFT
5 10 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (2.00%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.40%) JIRA
8 6 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.20%) Toad
8 6 (1.20%) webpack
9 5 (1.00%) Moq
9 5 (1.00%) MSTest
9 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.80%) NuGet
11 3 (0.60%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 98 (19.64%) Finance
2 41 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.61%) Marketing
5 11 (2.20%) Advertising
5 11 (2.20%) Publishing
5 11 (2.20%) Retail
6 10 (2.00%) Banking
6 10 (2.00%) Electronics
7 6 (1.20%) Japanese Language
8 5 (1.00%) Law
8 5 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.80%) French Language
9 4 (0.80%) Military
10 3 (0.60%) Back Office
10 3 (0.60%) Billing
10 3 (0.60%) Front Office
10 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (19.24%) Analyst
2 78 (15.63%) Developer
3 42 (8.42%) Consultant
4 37 (7.41%) Architect
4 37 (7.41%) SharePoint Analyst
5 31 (6.21%) Business Analyst
6 28 (5.61%) SharePoint Developer
7 25 (5.01%) Coordinator
8 24 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 22 (4.41%) Administrator
10 19 (3.81%) SharePoint Consultant
11 17 (3.41%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.21%) .NET Developer
12 16 (3.21%) Service Manager
12 16 (3.21%) SharePoint Specialist
12 16 (3.21%) SharePoint Support
13 13 (2.61%) Office 365 Architect
13 13 (2.61%) SharePoint Business Analyst
13 13 (2.61%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (13.83%) .NET
2 38 (7.62%) HTML
3 33 (6.61%) XML
4 32 (6.41%) CSS
5 26 (5.21%) Web Services
6 23 (4.61%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.61%) jQuery
8 15 (3.01%) WCF
9 13 (2.61%) HTML5
10 11 (2.20%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.20%) Ajax
11 10 (2.00%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (1.40%) React
14 6 (1.20%) OpenID
14 6 (1.20%) Redux
15 5 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (1.00%) CSS3
15 5 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.20%) e-Learning
5 9 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.40%) PKI
7 6 (1.20%) Clustering
7 6 (1.20%) User Experience
7 6 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.00%) PMI
9 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.80%) Replication
9 4 (0.80%) Social Media
10 3 (0.60%) Blog
10 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.60%) iPad
10 3 (0.60%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 109 (21.84%) Windows
2 33 (6.61%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.81%) Linux
3 29 (5.81%) Windows 10
4 22 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.81%) Unix
8 8 (1.60%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.80%) Android
10 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.60%) zOS
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (16.43%) Migration
2 72 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (13.63%) Project Management
4 51 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (10.02%) CRM
6 49 (9.82%) ITIL
7 38 (7.62%) PRINCE2
8 36 (7.21%) Change Management
9 35 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (6.81%) Service Management
11 33 (6.61%) Scrum
12 30 (6.01%) ERP
12 30 (6.01%) Workflow
13 29 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (5.21%) ETL
15 25 (5.01%) Business Analysis
16 24 (4.81%) Programme Management
17 21 (4.21%) Content Management
17 21 (4.21%) DevOps
18 20 (4.01%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (18.24%) SQL
2 46 (9.22%) JavaScript
3 43 (8.62%) C#
4 23 (4.61%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 19 (3.81%) C
7 14 (2.81%) F#
8 12 (2.40%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.80%) VB
10 7 (1.40%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.20%) Java
12 5 (1.00%) ES6
13 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.40%) ABAP
14 2 (0.40%) C++
14 2 (0.40%) Perl
14 2 (0.40%) Python
15 1 (0.20%) PHP
15 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (26.65%) Security Cleared
2 107 (21.44%) SC Cleared
3 42 (8.42%) Degree
4 37 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (3.81%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.81%) MCSE
7 9 (1.80%) ISEB
7 9 (1.80%) MCSA
8 7 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.20%) CCNP
9 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.20%) MCP
9 6 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.00%) APMP
10 5 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.80%) CCIE
11 4 (0.80%) ECDL
11 4 (0.80%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.60%) HNC
12 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.82%) PMO
2 15 (3.01%) SLA
3 7 (1.40%) QA
4 4 (0.80%) Def Stans
4 4 (0.80%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.80%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.40%) GDPR
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) P3O
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 67 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.80%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.80%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.40%) UAG
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) Xen
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (1.00%) SCCM
3 5 (1.00%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.80%) vRealize
5 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.60%) OVSD
5 3 (0.60%) Puppet
5 3 (0.60%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 189 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.42%) Oracle
3 30 (6.01%) HP
4 26 (5.21%) VMware
5 20 (4.01%) Remedy
5 20 (4.01%) SAP
6 18 (3.61%) ServiceNow
7 15 (3.01%) Citrix
8 13 (2.61%) Tableau
9 12 (2.40%) Google
10 11 (2.20%) Nintex
11 9 (1.80%) Huawei
12 8 (1.60%) Cisco
12 8 (1.60%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (1.00%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.80%) Adobe
14 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.80%) Juniper
14 4 (0.80%) Twitter
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