Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 568 589
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 +13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 69 90 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 1.03% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 40
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.95% -9.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £276 £205
90th Percentile £610 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £361 £335
% change year-on-year +3.95% +7.69% -13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 9
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.29% +129.63%
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 9,026 8,705 9,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.19% 16.24% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,380 5,369 5,928
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +0.65%
10th Percentile £256 £235 £225
90th Percentile £575 £565 £550
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 311 337
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +10.81%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.43 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £21.13 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -13 31 £575 +42.41% 9
North of England -28 13 £250 -28.57% 2
South West -38 10 £269 -29.02% 2
Yorkshire -14 9 £250 -28.57%
Scotland -15 8 £416 +27.10% 3
Midlands -15 6 £450 -5.26% 2
East Midlands - 6 £450 -
North East -2 2 £390 +11.43% 1
North West -14 2 - - 1
Wales -20 1 £388 +10.71%
SharePoint Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 61 (88.41%) SharePoint
2 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.93%) Windows
4 28 (40.58%) IIS
5 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
6 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Office
6 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
7 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
7 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (26.09%) Office 365
9 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
9 17 (24.64%) DHCP
9 17 (24.64%) DNS
10 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.74%) Internet
11 15 (21.74%) SQL
11 15 (21.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
12 14 (20.29%) DV Cleared
13 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (17.39%) Time Management
14 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
14 12 (17.39%) Migration
15 11 (15.94%) Workflow
15 11 (15.94%) MS Access
15 11 (15.94%) McAfee
15 11 (15.94%) Degree
15 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared

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 61 (88.41%) SharePoint
2 28 (40.58%) IIS
3 15 (21.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
5 11 (15.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (13.04%) Apache
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (2.90%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (13.04%) InfoPath
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Office 365
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.35%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.45%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) DHCP
1 17 (24.64%) DNS
2 15 (21.74%) Internet
3 9 (13.04%) SAN
4 6 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (8.70%) ISUP
4 6 (8.70%) Megaco
5 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.45%) Skype
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) MS Access
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.35%) Big Data
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.35%) PowerPivot
4 3 (4.35%) QlikView
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (13.04%) Legal
2 5 (7.25%) Military
3 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Developer
5 6 (8.70%) CS Core Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Operations Technician
5 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Support
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Wintel Support
7 4 (5.80%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (4.35%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) CSS
2 8 (11.59%) jQuery
2 8 (11.59%) XML
2 8 (11.59%) XSLT
3 7 (10.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (2.90%) Web Services
6 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.45%) Node.js
6 1 (1.45%) React
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
1 6 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 5 (7.25%) PKI
3 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
3 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.59%) Unix
7 7 (10.14%) Solaris
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.45%) Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) Migration
2 12 (17.39%) Time Management
3 11 (15.94%) Workflow
4 9 (13.04%) Change Management
4 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.59%) Data Analysis
5 8 (11.59%) High Availability
5 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.14%) Records Management
6 7 (10.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (8.70%) Demand Management
7 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (8.70%) Security Operations
7 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (14.49%) C#
3 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) C
5 3 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (20.29%) DV Cleared
4 11 (15.94%) Degree
4 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.49%) MCSE
6 5 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) HND
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) GxP
2 3 (4.35%) PMO
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.80%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (8.70%) SCOM
3 5 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (7.25%) WSUS
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.35%) Netcool
4 3 (4.35%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.90%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.90%) SCCM
6 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) McAfee
3 10 (14.49%) Nintex
4 7 (10.14%) VMware
5 5 (7.25%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) Meridio
5 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
5 5 (7.25%) Veritas
6 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 4 (5.80%) EMC
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) Brocade
9 1 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) NetApp
9 1 (1.45%) Remedy
9 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds