Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 546 560 510
Rank change year-on-year +14 -50 +76
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 75 102 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.15% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 1.16% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 63 69
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +21.48% -15.63%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £195
90th Percentile £500 £485 £455
UK median daily rate £388 £410 £330
% change year-on-year -5.49% +24.24% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 2 19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.00% +78.57%
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -49.47% +69.64%

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 7,724 8,823 8,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.56% 15.98% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,612 5,418 5,079
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.91%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £238
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 281 305
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.84 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -2.56% -4.36%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.63 £47.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.91% -1.88%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 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
South East +60 50 £438 +16.67% 4
South West -27 8 £300 - 1
Midlands +6 6 £325 -24.64% 3
Scotland -3 6 £438 +3.12%
West Midlands +19 5 £325 - 2
North of England +23 4 £338 +40.63% 4
North West +18 3 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +21 1 £200 -16.67% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £132 -69.39% 1
Wales -4 1 - -
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 66 (88.00%) SharePoint
2 60 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 54 (72.00%) Windows
4 43 (57.33%) Security Cleared
5 39 (52.00%) IIS
6 36 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (42.67%) Internet
7 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
7 32 (42.67%) DV Cleared
8 30 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
8 30 (40.00%) Software Distribution
8 30 (40.00%) Server Patching
8 30 (40.00%) Security Operations
8 30 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
8 30 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
8 30 (40.00%) McAfee
9 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 16 (21.33%) Office 365
11 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (18.67%) SQL
13 13 (17.33%) DHCP
13 13 (17.33%) DNS
13 13 (17.33%) VMware
14 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
15 11 (14.67%) Migration
15 11 (14.67%) Cisco
16 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
16 10 (13.33%) .NET

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 66 (88.00%) SharePoint
2 39 (52.00%) IIS
3 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.00%) ArcGIS
7 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.67%) MS Project Server
8 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Office 365
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) G Suite
3 5 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 5 (6.67%) PowerApps
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.67%) IaaS
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Route 53
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) Internet
2 13 (17.33%) DHCP
2 13 (17.33%) DNS
3 9 (12.00%) Firewall
4 7 (9.33%) SAN
5 5 (6.67%) BIG-IP
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.67%) NAS
5 5 (6.67%) Wireless
6 3 (4.00%) 3GPP
6 3 (4.00%) ATM
6 3 (4.00%) CDMA
6 3 (4.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (4.00%) GPRS
6 3 (4.00%) GSM
6 3 (4.00%) ISDN
6 3 (4.00%) ISUP
6 3 (4.00%) Megaco
6 3 (4.00%) PSTN
6 3 (4.00%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.67%) GIS
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Operations Technician
2 19 (25.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (24.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 18 (24.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 18 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 18 (24.00%) Support Technician
4 12 (16.00%) Developer
5 8 (10.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) CS Core Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.67%) IT Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.67%) CSS
3 5 (6.67%) jQuery
4 4 (5.33%) REST
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.67%) JTS
6 2 (2.67%) React
6 2 (2.67%) RESTful
6 2 (2.67%) XML
6 2 (2.67%) XSLT
7 1 (1.33%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.67%) Unix
7 3 (4.00%) Solaris
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.00%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
1 30 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 30 (40.00%) Server Patching
1 30 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 11 (14.67%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (6.67%) Change Management
4 5 (6.67%) CRM
4 5 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 5 (6.67%) ITIL
4 5 (6.67%) Network Management
4 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.67%) Service Management
4 5 (6.67%) Workflow
5 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (5.33%) MVC
6 3 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.33%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) C
6 3 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (4.00%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (57.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (42.67%) DV Cleared
2 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) CCNA
3 7 (9.33%) CCNP
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
2 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.33%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.67%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (13.33%) SCOM
3 7 (9.33%) SCCM
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.67%) WSUS
6 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 60 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (40.00%) McAfee
3 13 (17.33%) VMware
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco
5 7 (9.33%) Dell
5 7 (9.33%) HP
6 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.67%) F5
6 5 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 5 (6.67%) Google
6 5 (6.67%) NetApp
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle
6 5 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
8 3 (4.00%) Autodesk
8 3 (4.00%) ESRI
8 3 (4.00%) Huawei
8 3 (4.00%) Infor
8 3 (4.00%) Sybase