Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 74 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 429 536 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.30% 3.18% 2.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.90% 18.00% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 340 266
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +11.49% -1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £250 £213
90th Percentile £586 £575 £488
England median daily rate £421 £423 £390
% change year-on-year -0.30% +8.33% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 29
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £16.89 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +40.71% -66.43%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +15.79% -33.33%

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 1,959 2,977 2,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.07% 17.64% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 1,773 1,725
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £228 £281 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 84 109
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £26.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% +40.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £10.80 £12.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.18 £48.01
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 -10 171 £425 +6.25% 49
Hampshire +17 134 £402 -5.41% 31
Berkshire +3 133 £440 +10.00% 27
Surrey +24 54 £463 -2.53% 17
West Sussex +19 31 £325 -29.73% 7
Buckinghamshire -17 29 £425 +6.25% 18
Kent +20 20 £430 +21.99% 7
East Sussex +19 18 £400 -27.27% 9
Oxfordshire 0 9 £178 -55.63% 4
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 234 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 171 (39.86%) Office 365
3 164 (38.23%) Windows
4 112 (26.11%) Active Directory
5 111 (25.87%) Azure
6 80 (18.65%) Security Cleared
7 76 (17.72%) Windows Server
8 74 (17.25%) Microsoft Office
8 74 (17.25%) VMware
9 71 (16.55%) Finance
10 70 (16.32%) Windows 10
11 68 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 66 (15.38%) SQL
12 66 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
13 63 (14.69%) PowerShell
14 61 (14.22%) SQL Server
15 60 (13.99%) Migration
16 58 (13.52%) Skype
17 56 (13.05%) Skype for Business
17 56 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 54 (12.59%) Project Management
19 53 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (10.96%) .NET
20 47 (10.96%) SC Cleared
21 45 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
22 44 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 44 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
23 43 (10.02%) SCCM
24 42 (9.79%) C#
24 42 (9.79%) Citrix

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 56 (13.05%) Skype for Business
2 25 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (5.59%) MS Exchange
4 22 (5.13%) IIS
5 18 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.56%) Confluence
8 9 (2.10%) K2 blackpearl
9 8 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.93%) CMS
12 4 (0.93%) Documentum
13 2 (0.47%) WordPress
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.23%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.23%) LiveLink
14 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 74 (17.25%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (7.46%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (5.36%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.63%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.70%) Windchill
8 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.23%) Figma
8 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (6.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.17%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.70%) Primavera
4 3 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.47%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.47%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.47%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 171 (39.86%) Office 365
2 111 (25.87%) Azure
3 39 (9.09%) OneDrive
3 39 (9.09%) Power Platform
4 23 (5.36%) AWS
5 21 (4.90%) Yammer
6 18 (4.20%) PowerApps
7 15 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (3.03%) Microsoft Flow
10 9 (2.10%) SaaS
11 5 (1.17%) Azure Stack
11 5 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.93%) IaaS
12 4 (0.93%) PaaS
13 3 (0.70%) Boomi
13 3 (0.70%) GCP
13 3 (0.70%) GitHub
14 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.52%) Skype
2 40 (9.32%) DNS
3 32 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.53%) Firewall
5 26 (6.06%) Internet
6 25 (5.83%) LAN
6 25 (5.83%) WAN
7 19 (4.43%) DHCP
8 18 (4.20%) VLAN
9 17 (3.96%) VoIP
10 16 (3.73%) Intranet
11 14 (3.26%) HTTP
12 11 (2.56%) Wireless
13 10 (2.33%) SAN
14 9 (2.10%) VPN
15 7 (1.63%) 2G
15 7 (1.63%) 3G
16 6 (1.40%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.40%) Unified Communications
17 5 (1.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.06%) Power BI
3 18 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (4.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.70%) GIS
10 2 (0.47%) EDMS
10 2 (0.47%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.47%) MS Access
10 2 (0.47%) MySQL
10 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (5.59%) JIRA
2 12 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.40%) JMeter
5 6 (1.40%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.40%) Selenium
6 5 (1.17%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.47%) Hudson
8 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.23%) Ant
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) Firebug
9 1 (0.23%) GitLab
9 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.23%) Subversion
9 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 71 (16.55%) Finance
2 28 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.96%) Marketing
5 12 (2.80%) Legal
5 12 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.63%) Banking
7 5 (1.17%) Back Office
8 4 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Local Government
9 3 (0.70%) Retail
10 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (15.62%) Analyst
2 51 (11.89%) Architect
3 42 (9.79%) Consultant
4 38 (8.86%) Developer
5 36 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (6.76%) Support Engineer
7 23 (5.36%) Coordinator
8 22 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 19 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (4.43%) Administrator
9 19 (4.43%) Office 365 Architect
9 19 (4.43%) SharePoint Consultant
10 16 (3.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (3.50%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.50%) Test Manager
12 14 (3.26%) Project Coordinator
13 12 (2.80%) Project Manager
13 12 (2.80%) Service Analyst
14 11 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.96%) .NET
2 14 (3.26%) HTML
3 13 (3.03%) CSS
3 13 (3.03%) Web Services
4 12 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.86%) jQuery
5 8 (1.86%) REST
6 7 (1.63%) XML
7 6 (1.40%) .NET Core
7 6 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (1.40%) JSON
7 6 (1.40%) React
8 5 (1.17%) WCF
9 4 (0.93%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.93%) HTML5
9 4 (0.93%) OAuth
9 4 (0.93%) SAML
9 4 (0.93%) SOAP
9 4 (0.93%) XMPP
9 4 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (2.10%) Fat Client
3 9 (2.10%) Life Science
3 9 (2.10%) Thin Client
3 9 (2.10%) User Experience
4 8 (1.86%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.63%) Clustering
5 7 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.63%) PKI
5 7 (1.63%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.40%) NHS
7 5 (1.17%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.93%) PDA
9 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (38.23%) Windows
2 76 (17.72%) Windows Server
3 70 (16.32%) Windows 10
4 45 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 15 (3.50%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.56%) Linux
9 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.33%) Android
11 4 (0.93%) VMS
12 3 (0.70%) CentOS
12 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) OS/2
13 1 (0.23%) pSOS
13 1 (0.23%) Unix
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.99%) Migration
2 56 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (12.59%) Project Management
4 53 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 41 (9.56%) ITIL
7 33 (7.69%) Change Management
8 32 (7.46%) CRM
9 30 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (6.29%) Decision-Making
11 26 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (6.06%) Test Automation
12 24 (5.59%) Project Delivery
13 22 (5.13%) Workflow
14 21 (4.90%) PRINCE2
15 20 (4.66%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 20 (4.66%) Test Management
15 20 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (4.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 18 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.38%) SQL
2 63 (14.69%) PowerShell
3 42 (9.79%) C#
4 27 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.63%) Java
6 6 (1.40%) VBA
7 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.17%) VB
8 3 (0.70%) C
8 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.47%) C++
9 2 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) Python
10 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
10 1 (0.23%) XPath
10 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 80 (18.65%) Security Cleared
2 47 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.59%) Degree
4 17 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.03%) CCA
6 13 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.33%) CCNA
9 9 (2.10%) MCSE
10 8 (1.86%) CCNP
10 8 (1.86%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.63%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.17%) PMP
14 4 (0.93%) CCIE
14 4 (0.93%) CISSP
14 4 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.06%) PMO
2 21 (4.90%) SLA
3 18 (4.20%) QA
4 8 (1.86%) GDPR
5 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.70%) P3O
7 2 (0.47%) GxP
7 2 (0.47%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.23%) GAMP
8 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 112 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 68 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.59%) XenApp
4 22 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.96%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.80%) DFS Replication
8 10 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.63%) vSphere
10 5 (1.17%) vCloud
11 3 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.70%) LXC
12 2 (0.47%) Docker
12 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (10.02%) SCCM
2 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.10%) SCOM
4 8 (1.86%) AirWatch
5 7 (1.63%) WSUS
6 6 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.70%) vRealize
10 2 (0.47%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.47%) Nagios
10 2 (0.47%) Netcool
10 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.47%) Puppet
10 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 234 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 74 (17.25%) VMware
3 42 (9.79%) Citrix
4 28 (6.53%) SAP
5 20 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (4.43%) Oracle
7 13 (3.03%) Remedy
8 11 (2.56%) Dell
8 11 (2.56%) HP
9 9 (2.10%) McAfee
10 8 (1.86%) Cisco
11 6 (1.40%) Apple
11 6 (1.40%) CA
11 6 (1.40%) Cognos
11 6 (1.40%) EMC
11 6 (1.40%) Planview
12 5 (1.17%) Veeam
12 5 (1.17%) Workday
13 4 (0.93%) Huawei
13 4 (0.93%) Zscaler