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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
England / South East
Rank 56 43 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 275 359 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.50% 3.89% 3.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.09% 22.01% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 247 210
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.96 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.73 £32.83 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.83%  

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 1304 1631 1656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.61% 17.69% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 1060 923
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 73
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +17 94 £400 +14.28% 14
Berkshire -6 75 £354 -11.50% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 40 £350 -18.60% 6
Surrey -6 26 £395 -7.05% 17
West Sussex +14 20 £415 +73.82% 3
Middlesex +6 10 £484 +48.92%
Oxfordshire -28 6 £400 +25.49% 6
East Sussex +5 1 £275 +12.24% 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 189 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 124 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 110 (22.18%) Office 365
4 107 (21.57%) MS Excel
5 102 (20.56%) SC Cleared
6 101 (20.36%) Windows
7 97 (19.56%) SQL
8 93 (18.75%) Finance
9 87 (17.54%) Migration
9 87 (17.54%) SQL Server
10 84 (16.94%) MS Office
11 73 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (13.91%) Project Management
13 68 (13.71%) Active Directory
14 66 (13.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 60 (12.10%) .NET
16 50 (10.08%) ITIL
16 50 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (9.48%) PMO
18 46 (9.27%) Skype for Business
19 43 (8.67%) MS Project
19 43 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
20 41 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
21 40 (8.06%) PRINCE2
21 40 (8.06%) CRM
21 40 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
22 39 (7.86%) Change Management
23 38 (7.66%) Oracle
23 38 (7.66%) C#
23 38 (7.66%) Degree

SharePoint
Top Related 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 (13.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 46 (9.27%) Skype for Business
3 33 (6.65%) IIS
4 29 (5.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (4.84%) MS Exchange
6 16 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (3.02%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.21%) K2 blackpearl
11 5 (1.01%) Apache
11 5 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.01%) SAS
11 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.81%) JBoss
12 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 84 (16.94%) MS Office
3 43 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (8.67%) MS Project
4 23 (4.64%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.41%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.81%) Maya
Business Applications
1 27 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.60%) Staffware
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.20%) assyst
6 1 (0.20%) HFM
6 1 (0.20%) Maximo
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.20%) Primavera
6 1 (0.20%) SAP cProjects
6 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 110 (22.18%) Office 365
2 40 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.44%) IaaS
4 19 (3.83%) OneDrive
5 18 (3.63%) PaaS
6 10 (2.02%) Google Drive
7 9 (1.81%) Yammer
8 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.60%) SaaS
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.40%) G Suite
10 2 (0.40%) Taleo
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.45%) Skype
2 31 (6.25%) Intranet
3 19 (3.83%) Internet
4 16 (3.23%) Extranet
5 14 (2.82%) Firewall
6 12 (2.42%) LDAP
7 11 (2.22%) LAN
7 11 (2.22%) WAN
8 10 (2.02%) DNS
8 10 (2.02%) PuTTY
8 10 (2.02%) WinSCP
9 9 (1.81%) SAN
10 8 (1.61%) DHCP
11 5 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.60%) 3G
12 3 (0.60%) ATM
12 3 (0.60%) Network Security
12 3 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (2.22%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.02%) EDRMS
11 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.41%) Big Data
13 7 (1.41%) DB2
13 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.21%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 23 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.62%) Selenium
3 12 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.02%) HP UFT
4 10 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
4 10 (2.02%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.61%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.21%) JIRA
7 6 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.21%) Toad
7 6 (1.21%) webpack
8 5 (1.01%) Moq
8 5 (1.01%) MSTest
8 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.81%) NuGet
10 3 (0.60%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 93 (18.75%) Finance
2 36 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.82%) Retail
4 13 (2.62%) Advertising
5 12 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.22%) Publishing
7 9 (1.81%) Marketing
8 8 (1.61%) Banking
8 8 (1.61%) French Language
9 7 (1.41%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.21%) Electronics
10 6 (1.21%) Japanese Language
11 5 (1.01%) Law
12 4 (0.81%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.81%) Military
13 3 (0.60%) Billing
13 3 (0.60%) German Language
13 3 (0.60%) Legal
14 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (19.15%) Analyst
2 73 (14.72%) Developer
3 44 (8.87%) Consultant
4 36 (7.26%) Architect
4 36 (7.26%) SharePoint Analyst
5 30 (6.05%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 28 (5.65%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.64%) Administrator
9 21 (4.23%) Coordinator
9 21 (4.23%) SharePoint Consultant
10 18 (3.63%) Service Manager
11 15 (3.02%) SharePoint Specialist
12 14 (2.82%) .NET Developer
12 14 (2.82%) Office 365 Architect
13 13 (2.62%) SharePoint Support
13 13 (2.62%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.62%) Technical Manager
14 12 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
14 12 (2.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.10%) .NET
2 34 (6.85%) HTML
3 28 (5.65%) XML
4 24 (4.84%) CSS
5 23 (4.64%) Web Services
6 21 (4.23%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.42%) WCF
8 11 (2.22%) HTML5
9 10 (2.02%) jQuery
10 9 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (1.61%) Ajax
11 8 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.41%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.41%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.41%) React
13 6 (1.21%) OpenID
13 6 (1.21%) Redux
14 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 5 (1.01%) OAuth2
15 4 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.42%) e-Learning
5 11 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.41%) PKI
7 7 (1.41%) PMI
8 6 (1.21%) Clustering
8 6 (1.21%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.21%) User Experience
8 6 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.81%) Replication
11 3 (0.60%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.40%) iPad
12 2 (0.40%) Social Media
12 2 (0.40%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 101 (20.36%) Windows
2 31 (6.25%) Linux
2 31 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 20 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (3.83%) Windows 10
5 18 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.43%) Unix
7 16 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.01%) Android
9 5 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.01%) zOS
10 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.60%) Solaris
11 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.54%) Migration
2 73 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (13.91%) Project Management
4 50 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (10.08%) ITIL
5 41 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (8.06%) CRM
6 40 (8.06%) PRINCE2
7 39 (7.86%) Change Management
8 35 (7.06%) Service Management
9 33 (6.65%) Scrum
10 29 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (5.85%) Workflow
11 26 (5.24%) ETL
12 23 (4.64%) Business Analysis
12 23 (4.64%) ERP
13 21 (4.23%) DevOps
14 20 (4.03%) Content Management
14 20 (4.03%) Service Delivery
15 19 (3.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (19.56%) SQL
2 38 (7.66%) C#
3 36 (7.26%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 17 (3.43%) C
6 15 (3.02%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.82%) F#
8 12 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.22%) VB
10 7 (1.41%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.21%) Java
12 5 (1.01%) ES6
13 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.40%) ABAP
14 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.40%) Python
14 2 (0.40%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 102 (20.56%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.66%) Degree
4 36 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.63%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.42%) ISEB
7 11 (2.22%) MCSE
8 10 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.81%) MCSA
10 7 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.21%) CCNP
11 6 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.21%) ECDL
11 6 (1.21%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.21%) MCP
12 5 (1.01%) APMP
12 5 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.81%) CCIE
13 4 (0.81%) MCDBA
14 3 (0.60%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.48%) PMO
2 18 (3.63%) SLA
3 6 (1.21%) QA
4 4 (0.81%) Def Stans
4 4 (0.81%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.81%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.40%) GDPR
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) P3O
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 68 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.81%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.40%) UAG
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.20%) Firmware
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) Xen
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
1 10 (2.02%) SCCM
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (1.01%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.81%) vRealize
5 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.60%) OVSD
5 3 (0.60%) Puppet
5 3 (0.60%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 189 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.66%) Oracle
3 30 (6.05%) HP
3 30 (6.05%) VMware
4 20 (4.03%) Citrix
4 20 (4.03%) Remedy
4 20 (4.03%) SAP
5 18 (3.63%) ServiceNow
6 16 (3.23%) Google
7 11 (2.22%) Tableau
8 10 (2.02%) Cisco
8 10 (2.02%) Intel Security
9 9 (1.81%) Huawei
10 7 (1.41%) Nintex
11 6 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (1.01%) Dell
12 5 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.81%) Adobe
13 4 (0.81%) Twitter
14 3 (0.60%) Spiceworks
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