Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 61 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 127 439 542
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 3.26% 3.30% 3.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.99% 22.09% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 264 349
Median daily rate £411 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +6.25% +10.73%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £255
90th Percentile £557 £586 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.12% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £16.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +6.60% +40.71%
10th Percentile £17.72 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £68.32 £59.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £22.10
% change year-on-year +60.92% -1.57% +10.65%

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 605 1,987 2,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.51% 14.92% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 1,130 1,786
Median daily rate £450 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +9.54%
10th Percentile £266 £238 £285
90th Percentile £589 £586 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +3.33% -4.26% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -31.25% +45.12%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.98 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.70 £53.75 £50.45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.51 £22.00
% change year-on-year +70.65% -6.77% +10.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +21 55 £475 +11.76% 13
Hampshire -7 42 £405 -1.82% 24
Berkshire +7 31 £438 -0.57% 7
Buckinghamshire +35 19 £506 +19.12% 2
West Sussex +19 12 £300 -11.11% 2
Surrey +37 10 £381 -17.55% 9
Oxfordshire +36 5 £375 +108.33% 4
East Sussex +19 5 £225 -33.33% 8
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 61 (48.03%) Microsoft
2 59 (46.46%) Windows
3 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
4 46 (36.22%) Office 365
5 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
6 36 (28.35%) Azure
7 32 (25.20%) SQL
8 31 (24.41%) Migration
9 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
10 26 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (20.47%) Windows Server
11 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
12 22 (17.32%) OneDrive
13 21 (16.54%) DNS
14 20 (15.75%) Power Platform
15 19 (14.96%) DV Cleared
15 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Office
15 19 (14.96%) VMware
16 18 (14.17%) DevOps
17 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Intune
17 17 (13.39%) Azure Active Directory
17 17 (13.39%) Windows 10
17 17 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (13.39%) Oracle
18 16 (12.60%) Linux
18 16 (12.60%) DHCP
19 15 (11.81%) Firewall
20 14 (11.02%) Finance
21 13 (10.24%) Telecoms
21 13 (10.24%) Public Sector

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 8 (6.30%) IIS
1 8 (6.30%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (6.30%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.15%) Confluence
3 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Kentico
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (7.09%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.36%) SPSS
6 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (36.22%) Office 365
2 36 (28.35%) Azure
3 22 (17.32%) OneDrive
4 20 (15.75%) Power Platform
5 17 (13.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (7.09%) PowerApps
7 8 (6.30%) Power Automate
8 6 (4.72%) Yammer
9 5 (3.94%) AWS
10 4 (3.15%) Logic Apps
10 4 (3.15%) SaaS
11 3 (2.36%) Azure Functions
11 3 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (2.36%) PaaS
11 3 (2.36%) Serverless
11 3 (2.36%) ShareGate
12 2 (1.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.54%) DNS
2 16 (12.60%) DHCP
3 15 (11.81%) Firewall
4 10 (7.87%) Skype
5 9 (7.09%) WAN
6 5 (3.94%) Internet
6 5 (3.94%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (3.94%) VPN
7 4 (3.15%) Intranet
7 4 (3.15%) LAN
7 4 (3.15%) Network Security
7 4 (3.15%) SAN
7 4 (3.15%) Wireless
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (1.57%) Junos
8 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.79%) 4G
9 1 (0.79%) MGW
9 1 (0.79%) RNC
9 1 (0.79%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) Power BI
3 6 (4.72%) Big Data
3 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.36%) QlikView
6 2 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) MySQL
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) JIRA
1 9 (7.09%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.15%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.57%) Flyway
3 2 (1.57%) Gradle
3 2 (1.57%) Liquibase
3 2 (1.57%) NUnit
3 2 (1.57%) Selenium
3 2 (1.57%) Subversion
3 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.02%) Finance
2 13 (10.24%) Public Sector
2 13 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.51%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.51%) Marketing
4 6 (4.72%) Electronics
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Automotive
5 3 (2.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (19.69%) Architect
2 14 (11.02%) Consultant
2 14 (11.02%) Developer
3 13 (10.24%) Applications Support
4 11 (8.66%) Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) SharePoint Consultant
7 7 (5.51%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) ERP Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) ERP Support
9 5 (3.94%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Azure Administrator
10 4 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Office 365 Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) CSS
1 11 (8.66%) HTML
2 10 (7.87%) .NET
3 9 (7.09%) EDI
4 6 (4.72%) REST
5 5 (3.94%) SOAP
6 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.15%) XML
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.57%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.57%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.57%) Java EE
7 2 (1.57%) JSON
7 2 (1.57%) LINQ
7 2 (1.57%) RESTful
7 2 (1.57%) SAML
7 2 (1.57%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.57%) Spring
7 2 (1.57%) Web Services
7 2 (1.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) PKI
2 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.57%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.79%) Acoustics
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) CMDB
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (46.46%) Windows
2 26 (20.47%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.39%) Windows 10
4 16 (12.60%) Linux
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (4.72%) CentOS
6 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) Migration
2 26 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (14.17%) DevOps
4 17 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.24%) Project Delivery
6 12 (9.45%) ERP
7 10 (7.87%) Project Management
8 9 (7.09%) CRM
8 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.30%) ITIL
9 8 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.51%) Architecture Roadmap
10 7 (5.51%) Data Governance
10 7 (5.51%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.51%) Service Management
11 6 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.72%) Information Management
11 6 (4.72%) Scrum
11 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.51%) C#
4 7 (5.51%) Java
5 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.57%) VB
6 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.57%) VB6
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.96%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.15%) MCSE
6 3 (2.36%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.57%) MCAD
7 2 (1.57%) MCITP
7 2 (1.57%) MCPD
8 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.79%) CCA
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Degree
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCP
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) PMO
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) NCSC
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.36%) vSphere
6 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (9.45%) SCCM
3 5 (3.94%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.15%) Nessus
4 4 (3.15%) QRadar
5 3 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.36%) WSUS
6 2 (1.57%) SCOM
6 2 (1.57%) Terraform
7 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (48.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.96%) VMware
3 17 (13.39%) Oracle
4 9 (7.09%) Baan
4 9 (7.09%) Concur
4 9 (7.09%) Hyperion
4 9 (7.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.09%) Tripwire
5 8 (6.30%) Citrix
5 8 (6.30%) SAP
6 7 (5.51%) IBM
7 6 (4.72%) Cisco
7 6 (4.72%) Remedy
8 5 (3.94%) CA
8 5 (3.94%) NetApp
9 4 (3.15%) Carbon Black
9 4 (3.15%) Hitachi
9 4 (3.15%) McAfee
9 4 (3.15%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow