The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SharePoint 2013 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint 2013 over the 3 months to 29 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.

Microsoft SharePoint 2013
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 394 290
Rank change year-on-year +18 -104  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 239 271 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.50% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 2.92% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 173 273
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

SharePoint 2013 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7828 9271 9247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.31% 17.22% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5120 5927 5476
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £563 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 340
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint 2013
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SharePoint 2013 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint 2013 in the UK

SharePoint 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint 2013 in the UK

SharePoint 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint 2013 in the UK

SharePoint 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint 2013 in the UK

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +27 236 £375 -4.76% 38
London +20 96 £398 -0.62% 20
South East +13 44 £388 -3.12% 8
West Midlands +32 25 £350 -20.45% 4
South West +2 22 £413 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £358 -20.55%
Milton Keynes +10 17 £358 -20.55%
Bristol +12 16 £388 +3.33% 1
Hampshire +24 15 £425 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +20 15 £348 +6.92% 3
North East -2 11 £275 -15.38%
West Yorkshire +21 10 £343 -2.14% 3
City of London -17 10 £400 -3.61% 3
Birmingham +8 8 £250 -43.18% 2
East of England -5 8 £350 -17.64% 1
East Midlands -18 7 £125 -64.28% 1
Leeds +11 6 £331 -26.38% 2
Surrey 0 6 £350 -12.50% 5
Shropshire +37 5 £330 +46.66%
Tyne and Wear -6 5 £290 -30.95%
North Yorkshire +7 4 £344 +37.50%
Bedfordshire 0 4 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £290 -
Solihull - 4 £350 - 1
Andover - 4 £425 -
Cambridge +11 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 3 - -
Middlesex +4 3 £400 +18.16%
Wakefield -1 3 £350 +27.27%
Derby -10 3 £125 +13.63%

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2013 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SharePoint 2013.

1 457 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 196 (42.89%) Microsoft
3 139 (30.42%) .NET
4 133 (29.10%) Office 365
5 132 (28.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 131 (28.67%) Security Cleared
7 126 (27.57%) C#
8 116 (25.38%) HTML
8 116 (25.38%) JavaScript
9 100 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 99 (21.66%) SQL Server
10 99 (21.66%) Migration
11 88 (19.26%) Windows
12 85 (18.60%) MS Excel
13 83 (18.16%) CSS
14 65 (14.22%) jQuery
15 63 (13.79%) PowerShell
15 63 (13.79%) SQL
16 60 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (12.69%) Finance
18 57 (12.47%) MS Office
19 56 (12.25%) Advertising
20 55 (12.04%) Workflow
21 54 (11.82%) Active Directory
22 51 (11.16%) ITIL
23 48 (10.50%) Windows Server
24 46 (10.07%) Skype for Business
25 44 (9.63%) ASP.NET
26 41 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
27 40 (8.75%) MS Exchange

SharePoint 2013
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 457 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 132 (28.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 46 (10.07%) Skype for Business
4 40 (8.75%) MS Exchange
5 35 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (5.91%) IIS
8 26 (5.69%) SharePoint Server
9 22 (4.81%) Office Communications Server
10 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Foundation
14 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
14 3 (0.66%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.44%) CMS
16 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 85 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 57 (12.47%) MS Office
3 13 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.97%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.66%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) InVision
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 133 (29.10%) Office 365
2 25 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.06%) IaaS
4 10 (2.19%) PaaS
5 7 (1.53%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.44%) Akamai
7 2 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.75%) Intranet
2 37 (8.10%) Skype
3 23 (5.03%) DNS
4 17 (3.72%) DHCP
5 12 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (1.31%) Internet
7 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.88%) VPN
8 3 (0.66%) DMZ
8 3 (0.66%) Firewall
8 3 (0.66%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.44%) Extranet
9 2 (0.44%) FTP
9 2 (0.44%) LDAP
9 2 (0.44%) SMTP
9 2 (0.44%) WAN
10 1 (0.22%) LAN
10 1 (0.22%) MPLS
10 1 (0.22%) SSL
10 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.09%) Power BI
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.66%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.66%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
14 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (8.10%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.75%) MSTest
4 8 (1.75%) webpack
5 6 (1.31%) Selenium
6 5 (1.09%) Moq
6 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.88%) NuGet
7 4 (0.88%) NUnit
7 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.66%) JIRA
9 2 (0.44%) Grunt
9 2 (0.44%) gulp
10 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 58 (12.69%) Finance
2 56 (12.25%) Advertising
3 27 (5.91%) Publishing
4 16 (3.50%) Marketing
5 13 (2.84%) Banking
6 12 (2.63%) Electronics
6 12 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.88%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) Retail
10 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (43.76%) Developer
2 184 (40.26%) SharePoint Developer
3 53 (11.60%) Consultant
4 51 (11.16%) Administrator
5 49 (10.72%) SharePoint Administrator
6 44 (9.63%) Analyst
7 40 (8.75%) SharePoint Consultant
8 33 (7.22%) Architect
9 21 (4.60%) SharePoint Architect
10 17 (3.72%) SharePoint Analyst
11 16 (3.50%) Messaging Support
12 15 (3.28%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.28%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) .NET Developer
13 14 (3.06%) Messaging Engineer
14 13 (2.84%) Project Manager
15 12 (2.63%) Designer
15 12 (2.63%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
16 11 (2.41%) SharePoint Designer
17 10 (2.19%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (30.42%) .NET
2 116 (25.38%) HTML
3 83 (18.16%) CSS
4 65 (14.22%) jQuery
5 44 (9.63%) ASP.NET
6 33 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 32 (7.00%) HTML5
7 32 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (5.47%) Web Services
9 16 (3.50%) XML
10 15 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (3.06%) WCF
12 13 (2.84%) .NET Framework
13 12 (2.63%) Ajax
14 11 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (2.41%) REST
15 10 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 10 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (2.19%) React
15 10 (2.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.72%) User Experience
2 16 (3.50%) Blackberry
3 13 (2.84%) Taxonomies
3 13 (2.84%) Virtual Team
4 12 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.63%) e-Learning
5 10 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.97%) Equities
6 9 (1.97%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.09%) PKI
9 4 (0.88%) Clustering
9 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.88%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.66%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.66%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Social Network
11 2 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.26%) Windows
2 48 (10.50%) Windows Server
3 35 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.06%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.41%) Linux
9 10 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.53%) Android
10 7 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.09%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.66%) Migration
2 60 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (12.04%) Workflow
4 51 (11.16%) ITIL
5 41 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (8.75%) MVC
7 33 (7.22%) Content Management
8 27 (5.91%) Project Management
9 20 (4.38%) Information Architecture
10 16 (3.50%) CRM
11 15 (3.28%) PRINCE2
11 15 (3.28%) TDD
12 14 (3.06%) Document Management
12 14 (3.06%) Mentoring
12 14 (3.06%) Workflow Development
13 13 (2.84%) Business Analysis
13 13 (2.84%) Change Management
13 13 (2.84%) Programme Management
13 13 (2.84%) Scrum
13 13 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (27.57%) C#
2 116 (25.38%) JavaScript
3 63 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 63 (13.79%) SQL
4 27 (5.91%) VB
5 12 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 10 (2.19%) TypeScript
7 6 (1.31%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.09%) C++
8 5 (1.09%) ES6
8 5 (1.09%) VBA
9 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.88%) F#
9 4 (0.88%) Java
9 4 (0.88%) Python
10 3 (0.66%) C
10 3 (0.66%) JSX
10 3 (0.66%) VBScript
11 2 (0.44%) PHP
11 2 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 131 (28.67%) Security Cleared
2 100 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (6.35%) DV Cleared
5 21 (4.60%) Degree
6 16 (3.50%) MCSE
7 5 (1.09%) MCITP
7 5 (1.09%) MCP
7 5 (1.09%) MCSA
8 3 (0.66%) CBAP
8 3 (0.66%) CCNA
8 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.66%) IIBA
8 3 (0.66%) MCSD
9 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCPD
9 2 (0.44%) MCTS
9 2 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.97%) COBIT
2 5 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.22%) PMO
4 1 (0.22%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.75%) DFS Replication
4 8 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.88%) UAG
6 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (2.41%) SCCM
2 5 (1.09%) SCDPM
3 4 (0.88%) Puppet
4 3 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.44%) WSUS
6 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.22%) OVSD
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 196 (42.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.47%) Nintex
3 16 (3.50%) SAP
4 10 (2.19%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.97%) Citrix
5 9 (1.97%) VMware
6 7 (1.53%) Trend Micro
7 5 (1.09%) HP
7 5 (1.09%) Oracle
8 4 (0.88%) Altiris
9 3 (0.66%) Lotus
9 3 (0.66%) Remedy
10 2 (0.44%) Apple
10 2 (0.44%) Dell
10 2 (0.44%) F5
10 2 (0.44%) Meridio
10 2 (0.44%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.44%) Sun
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe
11 1 (0.22%) MobileIron
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