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 23 May 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 47 53
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 266 367 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.50% 3.98% 3.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.62% 21.94% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 231 191
Median daily rate £388 £398 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.57% +6.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £208 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.82 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.19% -8.88%  

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 1290 1673 1590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.00% 18.14% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 1105 942
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 63
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -42.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% -5.00%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +12 73 £368 -2.00% 11
Berkshire -8 73 £450 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 43 £425 -1.16% 4
Surrey -13 31 £388 -8.82% 20
Oxfordshire -18 16 £450 +59.29% 4
West Sussex +25 13 £400 +28.00% 5
Middlesex +4 6 - - 1
East Sussex +2 2 £338 +12.50% 3
Kent 0 2 £375 +14.50% 4
Sussex - 1 - - 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 194 (36.88%) Microsoft
2 140 (26.62%) Security Cleared
3 131 (24.90%) Office 365
4 119 (22.62%) Windows
5 110 (20.91%) Finance
6 107 (20.34%) SQL Server
6 107 (20.34%) SC Cleared
7 90 (17.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 89 (16.92%) Migration
9 85 (16.16%) Microsoft Office
10 80 (15.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 79 (15.02%) Project Management
12 78 (14.83%) Active Directory
13 77 (14.64%) SQL
14 70 (13.31%) .NET
14 70 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (10.27%) PMO
16 53 (10.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 53 (10.08%) JavaScript
17 50 (9.51%) C#
17 50 (9.51%) ITIL
17 50 (9.51%) CRM
18 49 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (9.13%) IIS
20 45 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
21 44 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
22 43 (8.17%) Dynamics CRM
23 41 (7.79%) Oracle
23 41 (7.79%) Skype for Business
24 40 (7.60%) HTML

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 80 (15.21%) SharePoint 2013
2 48 (9.13%) IIS
3 41 (7.79%) Skype for Business
4 27 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (4.75%) MS Exchange
6 20 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.14%) CMS
10 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.95%) Apache
11 5 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (0.95%) SAS
11 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.76%) JBoss
12 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (17.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (16.16%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (10.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (5.13%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (8.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.57%) Staffware
5 2 (0.38%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.38%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.19%) assyst
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.19%) FRx
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Primavera
6 1 (0.19%) SAP cProjects
Cloud Services
1 131 (24.90%) Office 365
2 45 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.99%) OneDrive
4 20 (3.80%) IaaS
5 18 (3.42%) PaaS
6 11 (2.09%) Yammer
7 7 (1.33%) Google Drive
8 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.57%) SaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.84%) Intranet
2 34 (6.46%) Skype
3 30 (5.70%) Internet
4 14 (2.66%) Firewall
5 12 (2.28%) LDAP
6 11 (2.09%) WAN
7 10 (1.90%) PuTTY
7 10 (1.90%) WinSCP
8 9 (1.71%) LAN
8 9 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.52%) DNS
10 7 (1.33%) Extranet
11 6 (1.14%) DHCP
11 6 (1.14%) SAN
12 4 (0.76%) Network Security
13 3 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.57%) IPsec
13 3 (0.57%) VPN
14 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.04%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.09%) EDRMS
8 11 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.33%) Power BI
10 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
12 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.47%) Selenium
4 11 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.90%) HP UFT
5 10 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (1.90%) SpecFlow
5 10 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.52%) JIRA
8 6 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.14%) Toad
9 5 (0.95%) Moq
9 5 (0.95%) MSTest
9 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.95%) webpack
10 4 (0.76%) NuGet
11 3 (0.57%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 110 (20.91%) Finance
2 39 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.85%) Banking
5 13 (2.47%) Retail
6 11 (2.09%) Electronics
6 11 (2.09%) Marketing
7 10 (1.90%) Publishing
8 9 (1.71%) Advertising
9 5 (0.95%) Back Office
10 4 (0.76%) Military
10 4 (0.76%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.57%) Billing
11 3 (0.57%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.38%) French Language
12 2 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (18.06%) Analyst
2 89 (16.92%) Developer
3 43 (8.17%) Consultant
4 40 (7.60%) SharePoint Developer
5 39 (7.41%) Architect
6 31 (5.89%) SharePoint Analyst
7 29 (5.51%) Project Manager
8 28 (5.32%) Business Analyst
9 26 (4.94%) Coordinator
10 23 (4.37%) Administrator
11 20 (3.80%) SharePoint Consultant
12 18 (3.42%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.23%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.85%) Service Manager
14 15 (2.85%) SharePoint Specialist
14 15 (2.85%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.66%) Office 365 Architect
15 14 (2.66%) PMO Analyst
15 14 (2.66%) Support Engineer
16 12 (2.28%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.31%) .NET
2 40 (7.60%) HTML
3 38 (7.22%) CSS
4 24 (4.56%) XML
5 22 (4.18%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.61%) jQuery
6 19 (3.61%) Web Services
7 17 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.85%) WCF
9 13 (2.47%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.90%) Ajax
10 10 (1.90%) React
11 9 (1.71%) HTML5
12 8 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.33%) ADO.NET
13 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (1.33%) Entity Framework
13 7 (1.33%) RESTful
14 6 (1.14%) CSS3
14 6 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.09%) e-Learning
4 9 (1.71%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.52%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.33%) PKI
7 6 (1.14%) Clustering
7 6 (1.14%) User Experience
8 5 (0.95%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.95%) PMI
9 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.76%) NHS
9 4 (0.76%) Social Media
10 3 (0.57%) Blog
10 3 (0.57%) iPad
10 3 (0.57%) IVR
10 3 (0.57%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 119 (22.62%) Windows
2 36 (6.84%) Windows Server
3 31 (5.89%) Windows 10
4 26 (4.94%) Linux
5 25 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.66%) Unix
9 9 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.95%) zOS
12 4 (0.76%) Android
12 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Solaris
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (16.92%) Migration
2 79 (15.02%) Project Management
3 70 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (9.51%) CRM
4 50 (9.51%) ITIL
5 44 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (7.60%) PRINCE2
7 39 (7.41%) Change Management
7 39 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (6.84%) Service Management
9 34 (6.46%) Scrum
10 30 (5.70%) Programme Management
11 29 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (5.32%) ERP
13 25 (4.75%) Business Analysis
13 25 (4.75%) ETL
14 24 (4.56%) Document Management
14 24 (4.56%) Test Automation
15 20 (3.80%) Analytics
15 20 (3.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.64%) SQL
2 53 (10.08%) JavaScript
3 50 (9.51%) C#
4 27 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 20 (3.80%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.42%) C
7 14 (2.66%) F#
8 10 (1.90%) VB
9 6 (1.14%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.95%) ES6
11 4 (0.76%) Java
12 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.38%) ABAP
13 2 (0.38%) C++
13 2 (0.38%) Perl
13 2 (0.38%) Python
13 2 (0.38%) VBScript
14 1 (0.19%) PHP
14 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (26.62%) Security Cleared
2 107 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 40 (7.60%) Degree
4 33 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.47%) MCSE
7 9 (1.71%) ISEB
8 8 (1.52%) MCSA
9 7 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.14%) MCP
10 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.95%) APMP
11 5 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.76%) CCNP
12 4 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.76%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.27%) PMO
2 16 (3.04%) SLA
3 13 (2.47%) QA
4 6 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.95%) GDPR
6 4 (0.76%) Def Stans
6 4 (0.76%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.76%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.38%) P3O
7 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (14.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.76%) vSphere
7 3 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.38%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.38%) UAG
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.28%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (1.90%) SCCM
3 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.95%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.76%) Unicenter
5 4 (0.76%) vRealize
6 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.57%) OVSD
6 3 (0.57%) Puppet
6 3 (0.57%) WSUS
7 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) Ansible
8 1 (0.19%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 194 (36.88%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.79%) Oracle
3 34 (6.46%) HP
4 31 (5.89%) VMware
5 22 (4.18%) SAP
6 21 (3.99%) Remedy
7 20 (3.80%) ServiceNow
8 17 (3.23%) Citrix
9 13 (2.47%) Tableau
10 12 (2.28%) Google
10 12 (2.28%) McAfee
11 11 (2.09%) Nintex
12 9 (1.71%) Huawei
13 6 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (1.14%) Cisco
13 6 (1.14%) Juniper
13 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.95%) Serena
15 4 (0.76%) Spiceworks
15 4 (0.76%) Twitter
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