Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 60 84
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 270 561 465
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.79% 3.59% 2.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.40% 20.50% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 337 267
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £227 £213 £236
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 41 34
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -40.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.46 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £46.95 £80.73
England median hourly rate £25.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +70.00% -14.29% -35.78%

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 1,392 2,736 2,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.39% 17.49% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1,609 1,586
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £473 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -0.53% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 99 87
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -17.27% -9.61%
10th Percentile £11.46 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.10 £48.75 £54.00
Median hourly rate £21.25 £18.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -5.00%

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 3 April 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 3 April 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 3 April 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 -26 109 £400 - 23
Hampshire +15 86 £425 - 17
Berkshire -30 68 £400 -5.88% 9
Surrey +27 40 £400 -11.11% 16
Buckinghamshire -8 26 £400 -2.44% 3
West Sussex 0 15 £400 -4.48% 6
Oxfordshire -10 15 £338 -13.46% 11
Kent +21 12 £425 -15.00% 5
East Sussex +10 6 £450 -21.74% 3
Sussex -3 2 £250 -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 142 (52.59%) Microsoft
2 87 (32.22%) Windows
3 84 (31.11%) Office 365
4 69 (25.56%) Azure
5 60 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 58 (21.48%) Migration
7 56 (20.74%) Microsoft Office
8 55 (20.37%) Active Directory
8 55 (20.37%) Security Cleared
9 48 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (16.30%) .NET
11 42 (15.56%) C#
11 42 (15.56%) SQL
12 38 (14.07%) SC Cleared
12 38 (14.07%) Windows Server
13 37 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
14 36 (13.33%) SCCM
15 35 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (12.22%) Data Migration
16 33 (12.22%) Dynamics CRM
16 33 (12.22%) CRM
16 33 (12.22%) JavaScript
17 32 (11.85%) HTML
18 30 (11.11%) VMware
19 29 (10.74%) Power Platform
20 28 (10.37%) ITIL
20 28 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (10.00%) Citrix
21 27 (10.00%) Skype
22 26 (9.63%) Microsoft Project

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 24 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.04%) Skype for Business
3 18 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (5.93%) IIS
5 13 (4.81%) CMS
6 11 (4.07%) Confluence
6 11 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.33%) EPiServer
7 9 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.85%) Documentum
9 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.74%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.74%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.37%) Kentico
11 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (20.74%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (9.63%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (6.30%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.37%) Figma
7 1 (0.37%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.37%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 33 (12.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.85%) Scribe Insight
3 4 (1.48%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.74%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.37%) Primavera
6 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 84 (31.11%) Office 365
2 69 (25.56%) Azure
3 29 (10.74%) Power Platform
4 15 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (4.44%) AWS
6 11 (4.07%) PowerApps
6 11 (4.07%) Yammer
7 10 (3.70%) OneDrive
8 8 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Flow
10 4 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (1.11%) IaaS
11 3 (1.11%) SaaS
12 2 (0.74%) Boomi
12 2 (0.74%) GitHub
12 2 (0.74%) PaaS
12 2 (0.74%) ShareGate
13 1 (0.37%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.37%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.00%) Skype
2 16 (5.93%) DNS
3 14 (5.19%) WAN
4 13 (4.81%) LAN
5 10 (3.70%) DHCP
5 10 (3.70%) VoIP
6 8 (2.96%) Intranet
7 7 (2.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.22%) VLAN
8 6 (2.22%) Wireless
9 5 (1.85%) Firewall
9 5 (1.85%) Internet
9 5 (1.85%) MPLS
9 5 (1.85%) NAS
9 5 (1.85%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.85%) SAN
9 5 (1.85%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.48%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.48%) VPN
11 3 (1.11%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.04%) Power BI
3 13 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
5 7 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.11%) Big Data
8 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.74%) GIS
9 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) MySQL
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.37%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 18 (6.67%) JIRA
2 16 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.22%) Selenium
6 5 (1.85%) JMeter
6 5 (1.85%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.74%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.37%) GitLab
9 1 (0.37%) Maven
9 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.37%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (6.67%) Finance
2 14 (5.19%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.81%) Marketing
4 9 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.22%) Legal
7 5 (1.85%) Automotive
8 3 (1.11%) Local Government
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Military
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Police
9 2 (0.74%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (15.56%) Developer
2 31 (11.48%) Analyst
3 25 (9.26%) Architect
3 25 (9.26%) Consultant
4 20 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.56%) Administrator
7 14 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.07%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.70%) Coordinator
9 10 (3.70%) Office 365 Architect
9 10 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
10 8 (2.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (2.96%) IT Engineer
10 8 (2.96%) Office 365 Engineer
10 8 (2.96%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (2.96%) Software Developer
10 8 (2.96%) Tester
11 7 (2.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.30%) .NET
2 32 (11.85%) HTML
3 19 (7.04%) CSS
4 18 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 17 (6.30%) Entity Framework
5 17 (6.30%) jQuery
6 13 (4.81%) LINQ
6 13 (4.81%) Web Services
7 12 (4.44%) XML
8 10 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (3.70%) HTML5
9 9 (3.33%) React
10 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.59%) REST
12 5 (1.85%) 802.1X
12 5 (1.85%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.85%) SOAP
12 5 (1.85%) XSL
13 4 (1.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.44%) NHS
4 9 (3.33%) e-Health
4 9 (3.33%) LIMS
4 9 (3.33%) PACS
4 9 (3.33%) PKI
4 9 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.33%) User Experience
5 8 (2.96%) e-Learning
5 8 (2.96%) Podcast
6 6 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.11%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Life Science
9 2 (0.74%) PDA
9 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.22%) Windows
2 38 (14.07%) Windows Server
3 25 (9.26%) Windows 10
4 14 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.19%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (2.59%) Android
5 7 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.85%) Linux
8 4 (1.48%) VMS
8 4 (1.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.74%) Unix
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.37%) pSOS
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.48%) Migration
2 48 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (12.22%) CRM
4 33 (12.22%) Data Migration
5 28 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (10.37%) ITIL
6 26 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (8.89%) DevOps
8 20 (7.41%) Project Management
8 20 (7.41%) SDLC
9 17 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (5.93%) MVC
11 15 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.19%) Web Development
12 14 (5.19%) Workflow
13 13 (4.81%) Data Protection
13 13 (4.81%) Scrum
14 12 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.44%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.56%) C#
1 42 (15.56%) SQL
2 33 (12.22%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.15%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.59%) TypeScript
5 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.74%) Java
7 2 (0.74%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) VBScript
8 1 (0.37%) XPath
8 1 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 55 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.07%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.93%) DV Cleared
5 14 (5.19%) Degree
6 11 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.70%) CCNA
7 10 (3.70%) MCSE
8 8 (2.96%) MCP
9 5 (1.85%) MCITP
9 5 (1.85%) MCSA
10 4 (1.48%) CCNP
10 4 (1.48%) CISM
10 4 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.48%) MCAD
10 4 (1.48%) MCPD
10 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.48%) PMP
11 3 (1.11%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) PMO
2 10 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.33%) HL7
4 8 (2.96%) GDPR
5 5 (1.85%) QA
6 4 (1.48%) NIST
6 4 (1.48%) SLA
7 3 (1.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.37%) GAMP
8 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.37%) IFRS
8 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 55 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.96%) vSphere
4 8 (2.96%) XenApp
5 7 (2.59%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.85%) vCloud
7 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.74%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Docker
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (13.33%) SCCM
2 15 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.07%) SCOM
4 9 (3.33%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.22%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.85%) WSUS
7 4 (1.48%) Ansible
7 4 (1.48%) RSA Archer
7 4 (1.48%) vRealize
8 3 (1.11%) HP NNM
8 3 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (1.11%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (1.11%) Nagios
8 3 (1.11%) Netcool
8 3 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.11%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.74%) MIIS
Vendors
1 142 (52.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.11%) VMware
3 27 (10.00%) Citrix
4 14 (5.19%) Cisco
4 14 (5.19%) Oracle
5 10 (3.70%) SAP
6 9 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.96%) EMC
7 8 (2.96%) Remedy
8 7 (2.59%) CA
8 7 (2.59%) Dell
8 7 (2.59%) OpenText
9 6 (2.22%) HP
9 6 (2.22%) McAfee
9 6 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.85%) Apple
10 5 (1.85%) Planview
11 4 (1.48%) Cognos
11 4 (1.48%) Juniper
11 4 (1.48%) NetApp