Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 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
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 50 48
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 503 631 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.11% 3.66% 3.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.12% 19.33% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 353 481
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £200 £244
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
England median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 25
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £35.55 £59.31 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.67 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.49% +23.81% +13.51%

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 2776 3265 3471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.18% 18.91% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 2029 2095
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £231
90th Percentile £550 £550 £520
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 126 124
South East median hourly rate £17.88 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% +4.14% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.25 £12.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.15
England median hourly rate £20.96 £20.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year +4.78% +5.18% +8.66%

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 24 September 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 6 months to 24 September 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 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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 -17 256 £425 +6.25% 10
Berkshire -11 139 £450 +12.50%
Hampshire -2 124 £340 -2.93% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 84 £369 -13.24% 8
Surrey -29 69 £355 -5.33% 6
Oxfordshire +2 33 £425 +50.44% 2
West Sussex +13 21 £303 -18.24%
Kent -11 10 £381 +1.67% 1
Middlesex +5 7 £263 -34.38%
East Sussex +3 5 £338 +34.19% 3
Sussex - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 217 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 167 (33.20%) Office 365
3 123 (24.45%) Windows
4 109 (21.67%) Active Directory
5 92 (18.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 88 (17.50%) Security Cleared
7 82 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
8 81 (16.10%) Project Management
9 80 (15.90%) Migration
10 79 (15.71%) .NET
11 75 (14.91%) SQL Server
12 73 (14.51%) Finance
13 72 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (13.32%) C#
15 61 (12.13%) JavaScript
15 61 (12.13%) SC Cleared
16 56 (11.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 52 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 49 (9.74%) Skype
19 48 (9.54%) PowerShell
20 47 (9.34%) SQL
21 46 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
22 45 (8.95%) CSS
22 45 (8.95%) CRM
22 45 (8.95%) VMware
22 45 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
22 45 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (8.75%) Windows Server
24 42 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
25 41 (8.15%) 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 52 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 35 (6.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 31 (6.16%) IIS
3 31 (6.16%) Skype for Business
4 27 (5.37%) MS Exchange
5 18 (3.58%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (1.79%) CMS
6 9 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.39%) Confluence
7 7 (1.39%) MS Project Server
7 7 (1.39%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.19%) Apache
8 6 (1.19%) Documentum
8 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.80%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.80%) JBoss
10 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.40%) DNN
Applications
1 92 (18.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (11.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (8.15%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (5.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 28 (5.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.19%) Maximo
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.40%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.20%) FRx
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 167 (33.20%) Office 365
2 45 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.57%) OneDrive
4 18 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.99%) Yammer
6 9 (1.79%) IaaS
7 8 (1.59%) PaaS
8 6 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.60%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.20%) npm
12 1 (0.20%) SaaS
12 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.74%) Skype
2 22 (4.37%) Intranet
3 20 (3.98%) Firewall
3 20 (3.98%) Internet
4 16 (3.18%) DNS
5 13 (2.58%) DHCP
5 13 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.39%) SAN
7 11 (2.19%) WAN
8 9 (1.79%) LAN
9 7 (1.39%) VPN
10 5 (0.99%) SMS
10 5 (0.99%) VLAN
10 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.80%) Wireless
12 3 (0.60%) ATM
12 3 (0.60%) BGP
12 3 (0.60%) NAS
12 3 (0.60%) Network Security
13 2 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.19%) Power BI
5 9 (1.79%) SAP BW
5 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
7 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.19%) EDRMS
8 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.80%) OLAP
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.60%) DB2
10 3 (0.60%) MS Access
10 3 (0.60%) MySQL
11 2 (0.40%) QlikView
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.58%) JIRA
4 11 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.79%) NuGet
6 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.60%) GitLab
7 3 (0.60%) Grunt
7 3 (0.60%) gulp
8 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.20%) Bower
9 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.20%) Hudson
9 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.20%) Moq
9 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 73 (14.51%) Finance
2 33 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.57%) Banking
4 18 (3.58%) Marketing
5 17 (3.38%) Advertising
6 15 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.98%) Retail
7 10 (1.99%) Electronics
8 9 (1.79%) Back Office
9 7 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.60%) Front Office
11 3 (0.60%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) Billing
12 2 (0.40%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.40%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (21.67%) Developer
2 71 (14.12%) Analyst
3 57 (11.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 50 (9.94%) Project Manager
5 41 (8.15%) Architect
6 38 (7.55%) Consultant
7 35 (6.96%) Administrator
8 27 (5.37%) .NET Developer
9 24 (4.77%) SharePoint Administrator
10 21 (4.17%) Coordinator
10 21 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
11 19 (3.78%) Technical Architect
12 15 (2.98%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.58%) PMO Analyst
13 13 (2.58%) SharePoint Project Manager
14 12 (2.39%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.39%) Office 365 Manager
15 10 (1.99%) Senior Developer
15 10 (1.99%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (15.71%) .NET
2 45 (8.95%) CSS
3 41 (8.15%) HTML
4 29 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 22 (4.37%) jQuery
6 20 (3.98%) AngularJS
7 18 (3.58%) Web Services
8 16 (3.18%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.78%) XML
10 12 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.19%) Node.js
12 10 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (1.99%) REST
12 10 (1.99%) XSLT
13 9 (1.79%) HTML5
13 9 (1.79%) SOAP
14 8 (1.59%) Entity Framework
15 7 (1.39%) ADO.NET
15 7 (1.39%) RESTful
15 7 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.99%) CMDB
3 10 (1.99%) Social Media
3 10 (1.99%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 5 (0.99%) NHS
6 4 (0.80%) Clustering
6 4 (0.80%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (0.80%) Life Science
6 4 (0.80%) PMI
7 3 (0.60%) CESG
7 3 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.60%) HP Storage
7 3 (0.60%) iPad
7 3 (0.60%) IVR
7 3 (0.60%) Replication
7 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 123 (24.45%) Windows
2 44 (8.75%) Windows Server
3 30 (5.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (5.37%) Windows 10
4 27 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.38%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.78%) Linux
7 13 (2.58%) Unix
8 8 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.99%) Solaris
10 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.40%) Android
11 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.40%) zOS
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.10%) Project Management
2 80 (15.90%) Migration
3 72 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (8.95%) CRM
6 42 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (6.36%) PRINCE2
8 25 (4.97%) Programme Management
9 24 (4.77%) Document Management
9 24 (4.77%) Scrum
10 22 (4.37%) Waterfall
11 21 (4.17%) ITIL
12 20 (3.98%) MVC
12 20 (3.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 20 (3.98%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.58%) SDLC
14 17 (3.38%) Analytics
14 17 (3.38%) Change Control
15 16 (3.18%) Process Improvement
15 16 (3.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (13.32%) C#
2 61 (12.13%) JavaScript
3 48 (9.54%) PowerShell
4 47 (9.34%) SQL
5 13 (2.58%) Java
6 10 (1.99%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.79%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.39%) VBA
9 6 (1.19%) C
10 5 (0.99%) VBScript
11 4 (0.80%) VB
11 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.40%) ABAP
12 2 (0.40%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) Python
13 1 (0.20%) Ruby
13 1 (0.20%) SOQL
13 1 (0.20%) Tcl
13 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 88 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.56%) Degree
4 30 (5.96%) DV Cleared
5 29 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.39%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.39%) PMP
7 11 (2.19%) MCSE
8 8 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (1.59%) MCSA
9 7 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (1.39%) ISEB
10 4 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.40%) CCNA
12 2 (0.40%) RHCE
12 2 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.16%) PMO
2 20 (3.98%) QA
3 13 (2.58%) SLA
4 10 (1.99%) GDPR
5 7 (1.39%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) COBIT
9 1 (0.20%) GAMP
9 1 (0.20%) GxP
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.19%) XenApp
5 5 (0.99%) Docker
5 5 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.80%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.60%) vSphere
7 3 (0.60%) XenServer
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) IAG
9 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
1 14 (2.78%) SCCM
2 9 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.80%) WSUS
5 3 (0.60%) SCOM
5 3 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.20%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.20%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 217 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.95%) VMware
3 36 (7.16%) SAP
4 25 (4.97%) HP
5 21 (4.17%) Oracle
6 16 (3.18%) Citrix
7 15 (2.98%) Cisco
7 15 (2.98%) McAfee
8 10 (1.99%) Nintex
9 7 (1.39%) Dell
10 6 (1.19%) Cognos
10 6 (1.19%) IBM
11 5 (0.99%) Symantec
11 5 (0.99%) Tableau
11 5 (0.99%) Veeam
11 5 (0.99%) Workday
12 4 (0.80%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.80%) Palo Alto
12 4 (0.80%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.80%) WSO2