Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 76 64
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 484 516 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.38% 3.12% 3.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.57% 18.19% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 327 299
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £206 £225 £210
90th Percentile £568 £565 £500
England median daily rate £408 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.88% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 30
South East median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.36% +139.22% -43.33%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.75 £43.75 £34.85
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -21.57%

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 2,144 2,837 2,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.95% 17.15% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,261 1,748 1,682
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £300 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 90 90
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £17.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +31.50% -16.02%
10th Percentile £10.78 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.38 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.68 £21.50 £20.47
% change year-on-year -3.84% +5.04% +2.34%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -19 171 £413 +3.13% 42
Hampshire +1 165 £400 -2.44% 30
Berkshire 0 118 £425 +6.25% 20
Surrey +27 57 £500 +14.29% 21
West Sussex +39 40 £350 -12.50% 15
Buckinghamshire -22 33 £425 +6.25% 13
East Sussex +17 24 £325 +1.56% 5
Kent +8 20 £430 +21.99% 4
Oxfordshire 0 20 £175 -54.84% 9
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 247 (51.03%) Microsoft
2 199 (41.12%) Office 365
3 164 (33.88%) Windows
4 136 (28.10%) Azure
5 120 (24.79%) Active Directory
6 104 (21.49%) Security Cleared
7 82 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
7 82 (16.94%) Finance
8 78 (16.12%) SC Cleared
9 77 (15.91%) PowerShell
10 76 (15.70%) Microsoft Excel
10 76 (15.70%) Windows Server
11 75 (15.50%) Windows 10
12 73 (15.08%) Migration
12 73 (15.08%) VMware
13 72 (14.88%) SQL
14 71 (14.67%) SQL Server
14 71 (14.67%) Skype
15 66 (13.64%) Skype for Business
16 64 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 63 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 57 (11.78%) Project Management
19 55 (11.36%) .NET
20 53 (10.95%) ITIL
21 51 (10.54%) Power Platform
22 50 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
23 49 (10.12%) OneDrive
24 48 (9.92%) C#
25 46 (9.50%) Change Management
26 45 (9.30%) DNS

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 66 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 32 (6.61%) IIS
3 31 (6.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 30 (6.20%) MS Exchange
5 21 (4.34%) SharePoint Server
6 18 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.65%) K2 blackpearl
9 5 (1.03%) Confluence
9 5 (1.03%) Documentum
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.62%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 82 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (15.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (5.37%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (4.96%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.65%) Chatbot
6 8 (1.65%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.41%) Windchill
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) HFM
2 3 (0.62%) Primavera
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.41%) Workfront
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 199 (41.12%) Office 365
2 136 (28.10%) Azure
3 51 (10.54%) Power Platform
4 49 (10.12%) OneDrive
5 24 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (4.75%) PowerApps
7 21 (4.34%) Yammer
8 18 (3.72%) AWS
8 18 (3.72%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Flow
9 11 (2.27%) SaaS
10 10 (2.07%) IaaS
11 9 (1.86%) PaaS
12 5 (1.03%) Azure Functions
12 5 (1.03%) Azure Stack
12 5 (1.03%) Serverless
13 4 (0.83%) Boomi
14 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.62%) ShareGate
15 2 (0.41%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.67%) Skype
2 45 (9.30%) DNS
3 41 (8.47%) Internet
4 40 (8.26%) Firewall
5 29 (5.99%) DHCP
5 29 (5.99%) VPN
5 29 (5.99%) WAN
6 28 (5.79%) TCP/IP
6 28 (5.79%) VLAN
7 21 (4.34%) LAN
8 14 (2.89%) Intranet
8 14 (2.89%) SAN
9 13 (2.69%) HTTP
10 10 (2.07%) Wireless
11 8 (1.65%) VoIP
12 7 (1.45%) Network Security
13 5 (1.03%) 2G
13 5 (1.03%) 3G
13 5 (1.03%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.99%) Power BI
3 15 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.83%) GIS
12 3 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (0.62%) MS Access
13 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.41%) EDMS
13 2 (0.41%) MySQL
13 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (3.10%) Visual Studio
1 15 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
2 14 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.27%) JIRA
4 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.41%) Gradle
4 2 (0.41%) Hudson
4 2 (0.41%) Selenium
4 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.21%) Ant
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) Firebug
5 1 (0.21%) GitLab
5 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) JMeter
5 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 82 (16.94%) Finance
2 22 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.51%) Public Sector
4 13 (2.69%) Legal
5 12 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.27%) Marketing
7 8 (1.65%) French Language
7 8 (1.65%) German Language
8 6 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.03%) Banking
9 5 (1.03%) Retail
10 3 (0.62%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) Local Government
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Police
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (16.12%) Analyst
2 55 (11.36%) Developer
3 44 (9.09%) Architect
4 38 (7.85%) Consultant
5 37 (7.64%) SharePoint Developer
6 30 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.20%) Support Engineer
7 24 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (4.34%) Administrator
8 21 (4.34%) Coordinator
8 21 (4.34%) Project Manager
8 21 (4.34%) SharePoint Consultant
9 20 (4.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 19 (3.93%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.10%) Test Manager
12 14 (2.89%) Office 365 Engineer
13 13 (2.69%) Operations Technician
13 13 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.48%) Help Desk Support
14 12 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.36%) .NET
2 18 (3.72%) ASP.NET
3 16 (3.31%) CSS
4 11 (2.27%) HTML
4 11 (2.27%) Web Services
5 10 (2.07%) jQuery
6 9 (1.86%) React
7 8 (1.65%) JSON
7 8 (1.65%) REST
8 6 (1.24%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.24%) XML
9 5 (1.03%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (0.83%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.83%) HTML5
10 4 (0.83%) JSF
10 4 (0.83%) LDAP
10 4 (0.83%) LINQ
10 4 (0.83%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
1 40 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.69%) Fat Client
4 13 (2.69%) Thin Client
4 13 (2.69%) User Experience
5 7 (1.45%) Clustering
5 7 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.45%) Life Science
6 6 (1.24%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.03%) PKI
7 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.83%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 164 (33.88%) Windows
2 76 (15.70%) Windows Server
3 75 (15.50%) Windows 10
4 45 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (4.34%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.72%) Linux
9 16 (3.31%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.27%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.24%) VMS
12 4 (0.83%) Android
13 3 (0.62%) CentOS
13 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.41%) AIX
14 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.41%) Solaris
15 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.08%) Migration
2 63 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (11.78%) Project Management
4 53 (10.95%) ITIL
5 50 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (9.50%) Change Management
7 35 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 35 (7.23%) Project Delivery
8 31 (6.40%) Workflow
9 30 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (4.75%) Customer Requirements
10 23 (4.75%) Decision-Making
10 23 (4.75%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (4.75%) Test Automation
10 23 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (4.55%) CRM
12 21 (4.34%) Business Analysis
12 21 (4.34%) Configuration Management
13 20 (4.13%) Risk Management
14 19 (3.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 72 (14.88%) SQL
3 48 (9.92%) C#
4 26 (5.37%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.24%) VBA
7 5 (1.03%) VB
8 4 (0.83%) Java
8 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.62%) C
10 2 (0.41%) C++
10 2 (0.41%) Python
11 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.21%) XPath
11 1 (0.21%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 104 (21.49%) Security Cleared
2 78 (16.12%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.20%) Degree
4 18 (3.72%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.89%) CCA
5 14 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.48%) CCNA
8 11 (2.27%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.45%) CCNP
10 7 (1.45%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.24%) MCSE
12 5 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.83%) PMP
13 4 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.99%) PMO
2 23 (4.75%) SLA
3 22 (4.55%) QA
4 9 (1.86%) GDPR
5 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.41%) GMP
7 2 (0.41%) GxP
7 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) P3O
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 64 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.34%) XenApp
5 18 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.89%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.69%) DFS Replication
8 8 (1.65%) vSphere
9 6 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.83%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.62%) LXC
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.21%) Docker
14 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (6.82%) SCCM
2 27 (5.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (2.89%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.45%) SCOM
5 5 (1.03%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.62%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.62%) WSUS
8 2 (0.41%) Ansible
8 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 247 (51.03%) Microsoft
2 73 (15.08%) VMware
3 35 (7.23%) Citrix
4 33 (6.82%) SAP
5 29 (5.99%) Oracle
6 18 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (3.10%) Cisco
8 14 (2.89%) McAfee
9 13 (2.69%) HP
9 13 (2.69%) Workday
10 12 (2.48%) Dell
11 10 (2.07%) Remedy
12 8 (1.65%) Genesys
13 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.24%) Veeam
14 4 (0.83%) F5
14 4 (0.83%) Proofpoint
14 4 (0.83%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.83%) Zscaler
15 3 (0.62%) Tableau