Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 61 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 477 481 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.92% 3.12% 4.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.32% 18.12% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 245 497
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £227 £213 £250
90th Percentile £502 £500 £560
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 36
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £34.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.29% +15.25% +47.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.05 £11.00
90th Percentile £64.24 £57.89 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -30.91% +16.16% +24.61%

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 2,923 2,654 3,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.87% 17.23% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,724 1,567 2,043
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £238
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 103 116
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.29 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% -3.23% +25.71%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.19
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.65 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -11 235 £400 - 29
Hampshire +7 136 £350 +2.94% 6
Berkshire -15 129 £425 +6.25% 22
Buckinghamshire +1 83 £394 -7.29% 3
Surrey -31 52 £365 +4.29% 22
West Sussex -4 28 £305 -23.75% 2
Oxfordshire +8 23 £413 +53.35% 4
Middlesex -2 9 £500 +14.29% 1
Kent -12 6 £500 +33.33% 6
East Sussex -4 4 £320 +11.30% 3
Sussex -3 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 208 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 160 (33.54%) Office 365
3 152 (31.87%) Windows
4 123 (25.79%) Security Cleared
5 116 (24.32%) Active Directory
6 101 (21.17%) SC Cleared
7 93 (19.50%) Migration
8 78 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
9 75 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (15.30%) Project Management
11 72 (15.09%) Microsoft Excel
12 53 (11.11%) Windows Server
13 51 (10.69%) Finance
13 51 (10.69%) PowerShell
14 50 (10.48%) VMware
15 47 (9.85%) SQL
15 47 (9.85%) .NET
16 45 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
17 44 (9.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 43 (9.01%) SQL Server
18 43 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (9.01%) PMO
19 42 (8.81%) Skype
20 41 (8.60%) SAP
21 40 (8.39%) SharePoint Server
22 39 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
22 39 (8.18%) ITIL
22 39 (8.18%) C#
22 39 (8.18%) MS Visio

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 40 (8.39%) SharePoint Server
2 39 (8.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 38 (7.97%) Skype for Business
4 36 (7.55%) MS Exchange
5 32 (6.71%) IIS
6 19 (3.98%) Documentum
7 18 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (3.14%) MS Project Server
9 11 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.89%) CMS
11 9 (1.89%) Confluence
12 8 (1.68%) Apache
13 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
15 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.63%) Drupal
16 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.21%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 78 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (15.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (9.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (8.18%) MS Visio
5 36 (7.55%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.84%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (1.26%) Maximo
4 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.63%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 3 (0.63%) Workfront
7 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.42%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.21%) Primavera
8 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 160 (33.54%) Office 365
2 43 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.40%) OneDrive
4 13 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.47%) Yammer
7 6 (1.26%) IaaS
8 5 (1.05%) PaaS
9 4 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.63%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.63%) Slack
10 3 (0.63%) Trello
11 2 (0.42%) npm
11 2 (0.42%) Taleo
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.81%) Skype
2 26 (5.45%) Internet
3 20 (4.19%) DNS
3 20 (4.19%) Intranet
4 18 (3.77%) SAN
5 15 (3.14%) Firewall
6 13 (2.73%) WAN
7 12 (2.52%) LAN
8 9 (1.89%) DHCP
9 8 (1.68%) VoIP
10 7 (1.47%) WLAN
11 6 (1.26%) VPN
12 5 (1.05%) VLAN
13 4 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.84%) SMS
14 3 (0.63%) Network Security
14 3 (0.63%) RTP
14 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (2.31%) Qlik Sense
3 11 (2.31%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.68%) Power BI
6 6 (1.26%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.05%) Big Data
7 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.84%) EDRMS
8 4 (0.84%) MS Access
9 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.63%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.63%) OLAP
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.52%) JIRA
3 10 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.89%) NuGet
4 9 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.63%) GitLab
5 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.42%) Bower
6 2 (0.42%) Grunt
6 2 (0.42%) gulp
6 2 (0.42%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.42%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.42%) Moq
6 2 (0.42%) NUnit
7 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.21%) MSI
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 51 (10.69%) Finance
2 20 (4.19%) Advertising
3 17 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.94%) Marketing
5 12 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.89%) Banking
8 8 (1.68%) Retail
9 4 (0.84%) Back Office
9 4 (0.84%) Billing
9 4 (0.84%) French Language
9 4 (0.84%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) German Language
10 3 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.42%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (14.68%) Analyst
2 68 (14.26%) Developer
3 41 (8.60%) Consultant
4 35 (7.34%) Architect
5 33 (6.92%) Project Manager
6 32 (6.71%) Administrator
7 30 (6.29%) SharePoint Consultant
7 30 (6.29%) SharePoint Developer
8 25 (5.24%) SharePoint Administrator
9 24 (5.03%) Business Analyst
10 23 (4.82%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.98%) .NET Developer
12 17 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
12 17 (3.56%) Coordinator
12 17 (3.56%) Operations Technician
13 15 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (2.73%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.52%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.85%) .NET
2 26 (5.45%) HTML
3 22 (4.61%) ASP.NET
4 18 (3.77%) CSS
5 14 (2.94%) XML
6 12 (2.52%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (2.31%) Web Services
8 9 (1.89%) jQuery
8 9 (1.89%) Node.js
9 8 (1.68%) REST
10 6 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.05%) HTML5
11 5 (1.05%) SOAP
11 5 (1.05%) WAP
11 5 (1.05%) XSLT
12 4 (0.84%) WSDL
13 3 (0.63%) Flash
13 3 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 12 (2.52%) Clustering
4 12 (2.52%) Social Media
4 12 (2.52%) User Experience
5 10 (2.10%) CMDB
6 7 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.26%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.26%) iPad
8 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.84%) Life Science
8 4 (0.84%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.63%) iPhone
9 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 152 (31.87%) Windows
2 53 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 36 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.98%) Windows 10
7 15 (3.14%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.47%) Linux
8 7 (1.47%) Unix
8 7 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.84%) Solaris
10 3 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (19.50%) Migration
2 75 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (15.30%) Project Management
4 39 (8.18%) ITIL
4 39 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (7.34%) CRM
6 33 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (6.71%) PRINCE2
8 31 (6.50%) Workflow
9 28 (5.87%) Change Management
10 23 (4.82%) Analytics
11 19 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (3.77%) Change Control
12 18 (3.77%) Data Modelling
12 18 (3.77%) Document Management
12 18 (3.77%) Test Automation
12 18 (3.77%) Waterfall
13 17 (3.56%) Business Analysis
13 17 (3.56%) Data Management
13 17 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.69%) PowerShell
2 47 (9.85%) SQL
3 39 (8.18%) C#
4 28 (5.87%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.10%) Java
5 10 (2.10%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.89%) TypeScript
7 8 (1.68%) VBA
8 5 (1.05%) VB
9 4 (0.84%) C
9 4 (0.84%) VBScript
10 3 (0.63%) PHP
11 2 (0.42%) ABAP
12 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) SOQL
12 1 (0.21%) SOSL
12 1 (0.21%) Tcl
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 123 (25.79%) Security Cleared
2 101 (21.17%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.97%) DV Cleared
4 28 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.40%) Degree
6 17 (3.56%) MCSE
7 12 (2.52%) PMP
8 10 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.10%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.89%) CCNA
9 9 (1.89%) ISEB
10 7 (1.47%) MCSA
11 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.63%) APMP
13 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.63%) CCA
13 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.42%) MCSM
14 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.01%) PMO
2 12 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.68%) SLA
5 7 (1.47%) GDPR
5 7 (1.47%) P3O
5 7 (1.47%) QA
6 3 (0.63%) COBIT
7 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.42%) GxP
7 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) GAMP
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 45 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.29%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.05%) vSphere
6 5 (1.05%) XenApp
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.63%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.63%) XenServer
9 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) IAG
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (5.03%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (2.94%) SCCM
3 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.84%) SCOM
6 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.84%) WSUS
7 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.21%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.21%) OVSD
9 1 (0.21%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 208 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.48%) VMware
3 41 (8.60%) SAP
4 28 (5.87%) HP
5 24 (5.03%) McAfee
6 17 (3.56%) Cisco
7 16 (3.35%) Oracle
8 14 (2.94%) Citrix
9 10 (2.10%) Veeam
10 9 (1.89%) 3PAR
11 7 (1.47%) Nintex
11 7 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.26%) Dell
12 6 (1.26%) Google
12 6 (1.26%) NetApp
13 5 (1.05%) BMC
13 5 (1.05%) Remedy
14 4 (0.84%) Altiris
14 4 (0.84%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.84%) Symantec