Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 6 months to 17 October 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 546 610
Rank change year-on-year -40 +64 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 72 96 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 1.11% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 37
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.95% -9.00% +16.79%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £292
90th Percentile £462 £488 £518
UK median daily rate £408 £354 £400
% change year-on-year +15.19% -11.56% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50% +137.04%
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - -61.29% +129.63%

SharePoint Server 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,976 8,610 10,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.36% 16.50% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,450 5,217 6,752
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £257 £241 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 310 400
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.26% +9.95%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SharePoint Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK excluding London

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
South East -3 26 £375 -14.29% 5
Midlands -18 14 £431 -4.17% 2
East Midlands +11 13 £431 -4.17% 1
Scotland -15 13 £419 +25.00%
North of England -31 13 £250 -28.57% 5
Yorkshire -14 9 £250 -28.57%
South West -40 5 £195 -48.21% 3
North East 0 2 £390 +20.00%
North West -20 2 - - 5
Wales -15 1 £388 -3.13%
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 65 (90.28%) SharePoint
2 57 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 38 (52.78%) Windows
3 38 (52.78%) IIS
4 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
5 31 (43.06%) Security Cleared
6 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
7 27 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 27 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (36.11%) C#
9 23 (31.94%) .NET
9 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (30.56%) Migration
11 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (25.00%) Office 365
13 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 18 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (23.61%) DV Cleared
14 17 (23.61%) Degree
14 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
15 16 (22.22%) XML
15 16 (22.22%) XSLT
15 16 (22.22%) CSS
15 16 (22.22%) Internet
15 16 (22.22%) jQuery
15 16 (22.22%) Nintex
16 15 (20.83%) High Availability
16 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification

SharePoint Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 65 (90.28%) SharePoint
2 38 (52.78%) IIS
3 20 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
6 9 (12.50%) Apache
6 9 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
7 6 (8.33%) OpenStack
8 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.39%) NetWeaver
10 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (19.44%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) Internet
2 15 (20.83%) DHCP
2 15 (20.83%) DNS
3 10 (13.89%) SAN
4 5 (6.94%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (6.94%) ISUP
4 5 (6.94%) Megaco
5 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.39%) Skype
5 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) MS Access
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.39%) QlikView
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.83%) Legal
2 5 (6.94%) Military
3 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Operations Technician
4 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) CS Core Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Support
6 4 (5.56%) Wintel Support
6 4 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) CSS
2 16 (22.22%) jQuery
2 16 (22.22%) XML
2 16 (22.22%) XSLT
3 8 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 4 (5.56%) Web Services
6 3 (4.17%) Web Services Management
7 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.39%) HTML
7 1 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (1.39%) React
7 1 (1.39%) REST
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.94%) PKI
4 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
3 27 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.11%) Unix
7 7 (9.72%) Solaris
8 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.78%) Linux
11 1 (1.39%) AIX
11 1 (1.39%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Migration
2 15 (20.83%) High Availability
2 15 (20.83%) Workflow
3 14 (19.44%) Change Management
3 14 (19.44%) Records Management
4 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.72%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) Demand Management
7 6 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 6 (8.33%) Server Patching
7 6 (8.33%) Software Distribution
7 6 (8.33%) Time Management
7 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 26 (36.11%) C#
3 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) SQL
5 4 (5.56%) C
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (43.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.61%) Degree
3 17 (23.61%) DV Cleared
4 15 (20.83%) MCSE
4 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.39%) HND
6 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) GxP
2 2 (2.78%) PMO
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) vSphere
4 4 (5.56%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (8.33%) SCOM
3 5 (6.94%) WSUS
4 4 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.17%) Netcool
5 3 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.17%) SCCM
5 3 (4.17%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) Nintex
3 11 (15.28%) McAfee
4 9 (12.50%) SAP
5 8 (11.11%) VMware
6 6 (8.33%) HP
7 5 (6.94%) EMC
7 5 (6.94%) Meridio
7 5 (6.94%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco
8 4 (5.56%) Citrix
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle
8 4 (5.56%) Veritas
9 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.39%) Brocade
10 1 (1.39%) NetApp
10 1 (1.39%) Remedy