Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 63 50
Rank change year-on-year -19 -13 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 483 521 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.91% 3.36% 3.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.19% 20.05% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 301 436
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +7.38%
10th Percentile £225 £206 £230
90th Percentile £557 £525 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 22
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% +40.00% -32.43%
10th Percentile £13.71 £12.00 £11.67
90th Percentile £60.79 £57.50 £52.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -

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 2,656 2,599 3,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.01% 16.78% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,622 1,504 2,081
South East median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £422
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.78% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 83 100
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £53.10 £53.94
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% -1.70% +5.26%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -28 190 £375 -3.23% 44
Hampshire -3 165 £380 -5.00% 14
Berkshire -31 93 £388 -1.59% 19
Buckinghamshire -3 74 £365 +4.29% 14
Surrey -35 59 £438 +12.90% 22
West Sussex +16 39 £300 -27.71% 8
Oxfordshire +5 23 £386 -3.44% 11
Kent +21 14 £403 +40.00% 9
East Sussex +5 7 £320 -5.19% 3
Middlesex -6 4 £500 +3.31%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 219 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 161 (33.33%) Office 365
3 146 (30.23%) Security Cleared
4 129 (26.71%) Windows
5 121 (25.05%) SC Cleared
6 109 (22.57%) PowerShell
7 99 (20.50%) Active Directory
8 92 (19.05%) Migration
9 80 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
10 77 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 75 (15.53%) SQL
12 72 (14.91%) C#
12 72 (14.91%) Windows Server
13 69 (14.29%) ITIL
13 69 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
14 67 (13.87%) Finance
15 63 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
16 60 (12.42%) SQL Server
17 59 (12.22%) VMware
17 59 (12.22%) Project Management
18 55 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 54 (11.18%) Skype for Business
20 53 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
22 49 (10.14%) DV Cleared
22 49 (10.14%) .NET
23 48 (9.94%) IIS
24 45 (9.32%) JavaScript
25 44 (9.11%) CRM
25 44 (9.11%) jQuery

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 63 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 54 (11.18%) Skype for Business
3 48 (9.94%) IIS
4 38 (7.87%) MS Exchange
5 34 (7.04%) SharePoint Server
6 27 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (2.28%) Apache
11 9 (1.86%) Documentum
12 7 (1.45%) CMS
12 7 (1.45%) K2 blackpearl
13 6 (1.24%) Confluence
13 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.04%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.83%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.83%) SAS
16 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 80 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (6.83%) MS Visio
4 32 (6.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (5.18%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.45%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.62%) Primavera
3 3 (0.62%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 161 (33.33%) Office 365
2 77 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.83%) OneDrive
4 30 (6.21%) Yammer
5 17 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (2.69%) SaaS
8 7 (1.45%) PaaS
9 5 (1.04%) IaaS
9 5 (1.04%) Slack
10 4 (0.83%) Trello
11 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.62%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.41%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.41%) Taleo
13 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.21%) GitHub
13 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.21%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.90%) Skype
2 37 (7.66%) DNS
3 31 (6.42%) SAN
4 30 (6.21%) Internet
5 23 (4.76%) DHCP
6 19 (3.93%) Firewall
7 16 (3.31%) Intranet
8 15 (3.11%) VLAN
9 12 (2.48%) VPN
10 8 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.66%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.66%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.45%) LAN
12 6 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.83%) WAN
15 3 (0.62%) Extranet
15 3 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (0.62%) Wireless
15 3 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.80%) Power BI
3 13 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.07%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.66%) PowerPivot
7 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.24%) Big Data
8 6 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.24%) DB2
9 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.62%) OLAP
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.62%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (8.07%) Visual Studio
2 38 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.24%) JIRA
3 6 (1.24%) NUnit
4 5 (1.04%) GitLab
4 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.41%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) JUnit
6 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 67 (13.87%) Finance
2 18 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.31%) Marketing
4 13 (2.69%) Banking
5 12 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.45%) Legal
8 7 (1.45%) Retail
9 5 (1.04%) German Language
10 4 (0.83%) Publishing
11 3 (0.62%) Advertising
11 3 (0.62%) French Language
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (16.15%) Developer
2 58 (12.01%) Analyst
3 48 (9.94%) Project Manager
4 41 (8.49%) Architect
5 33 (6.83%) SharePoint Developer
6 32 (6.63%) Administrator
7 29 (6.00%) Consultant
7 29 (6.00%) SharePoint Support
8 28 (5.80%) SharePoint Specialist
9 24 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.76%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.35%) Support Specialist
12 18 (3.73%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.52%) Support Engineer
14 16 (3.31%) SharePoint Administrator
15 15 (3.11%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.90%) IT Manager
16 14 (2.90%) SharePoint Consultant
16 14 (2.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.14%) .NET
2 44 (9.11%) jQuery
3 37 (7.66%) CSS
4 34 (7.04%) HTML
5 27 (5.59%) XML
6 26 (5.38%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.11%) .NET Framework
7 15 (3.11%) HTML5
8 14 (2.90%) REST
9 13 (2.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (2.69%) XSLT
10 12 (2.48%) CSS3
11 11 (2.28%) Web Services
12 10 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.66%) JSON
13 8 (1.66%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (1.66%) React
13 8 (1.66%) WCF
14 7 (1.45%) Ajax
14 7 (1.45%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.73%) PKI
4 16 (3.31%) Life Science
5 15 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.90%) Clustering
7 13 (2.69%) Fat Client
7 13 (2.69%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.86%) LIMS
8 9 (1.86%) User Experience
9 8 (1.66%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.24%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.04%) Wiki
13 4 (0.83%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.83%) iPad
13 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 129 (26.71%) Windows
2 72 (14.91%) Windows Server
3 25 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.93%) Windows 10
6 16 (3.31%) Unix
7 13 (2.69%) Linux
7 13 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.28%) Solaris
8 11 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.04%) zOS
11 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.41%) Android
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (19.05%) Migration
2 69 (14.29%) ITIL
3 59 (12.22%) Project Management
4 52 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (9.11%) CRM
6 39 (8.07%) Change Management
7 38 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (7.25%) Workflow
9 33 (6.83%) PRINCE2
9 33 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (6.00%) Document Management
11 23 (4.76%) Content Management
11 23 (4.76%) Process Improvement
12 22 (4.55%) ERP
12 22 (4.55%) MVC
13 20 (4.14%) Data Migration
14 19 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (3.93%) Mentoring
15 18 (3.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (22.57%) PowerShell
2 75 (15.53%) SQL
3 72 (14.91%) C#
4 45 (9.32%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.31%) T-SQL
6 14 (2.90%) Java
7 12 (2.48%) C
8 7 (1.45%) VBA
9 6 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.04%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.83%) C++
12 3 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.21%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) Python
13 1 (0.21%) Ruby
13 1 (0.21%) Tcl
13 1 (0.21%) XPath
13 1 (0.21%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 146 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 121 (25.05%) SC Cleared
3 49 (10.14%) DV Cleared
4 25 (5.18%) Degree
5 20 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.07%) MCSE
7 9 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (1.66%) CCA
8 8 (1.66%) PMP
8 8 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.45%) ISEB
10 5 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.41%) MCP
11 2 (0.41%) MCSM
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.41%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.42%) PMO
2 15 (3.11%) GDPR
3 11 (2.28%) SLA
4 10 (2.07%) GxP
4 10 (2.07%) QA
5 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.83%) GCP
7 4 (0.83%) GLP
7 4 (0.83%) GMP
8 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 99 (20.50%) Active Directory
2 55 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.18%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.48%) XenApp
6 11 (2.28%) vSphere
7 8 (1.66%) DFS Replication
7 8 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.66%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.66%) XenServer
8 7 (1.45%) BitLocker
8 7 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (7.25%) SCCM
2 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.07%) HP ALM
4 8 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.45%) WSUS
6 6 (1.24%) SCOM
6 6 (1.24%) vCenter Server
6 6 (1.24%) vRealize
7 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.83%) OVSD
8 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.21%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 219 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.22%) VMware
3 38 (7.87%) SAP
4 26 (5.38%) Cisco
4 26 (5.38%) Oracle
5 25 (5.18%) Citrix
5 25 (5.18%) HP
6 11 (2.28%) McAfee
6 11 (2.28%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.86%) Dell
7 9 (1.86%) NetApp
7 9 (1.86%) SolarWinds
8 8 (1.66%) EMC
8 8 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.45%) Adobe
9 7 (1.45%) Veeam
10 6 (1.24%) Cognos
10 6 (1.24%) IBM
11 5 (1.04%) Fujitsu
11 5 (1.04%) Serena