Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a SharePoint Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SharePoint Architect
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 776 793
Rank change year-on-year -54 +17 -47
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Architect 47 52 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.056% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.059% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 60
UK median daily rate £563 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% - -
10th Percentile £412 £400 £361
90th Percentile £640 £622 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96,001 87,918 101,505
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 94.87% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,167 57,151 65,412
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £251
90th Percentile £632 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,952 3,021 3,351
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -3.85% +15.73%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.54 £48.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

SharePoint Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SharePoint Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Architect in the UK

SharePoint Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Architect in the UK

SharePoint Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Architect over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Architect in the UK

SharePoint Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Architect in the UK

SharePoint Architect
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 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
England -51 43 £563 +12.50% 6
UK excluding London -18 27 £563 +25.00% 5
London -40 20 £563 +12.50% 2
South East -21 12 £600 +20.00% 3
South West +7 5 £450 -10.00%
Midlands +3 3 £750 +66.67% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £750 +66.67% 1
Scotland -31 3 £415 -
North of England +2 2 £500 +17.65%
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Wales -12 1 £425 -4.23%
East of England - 1 - -

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, SharePoint Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring SharePoint Architect in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 36 (76.60%) Office 365
3 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.53%) SDLC
7 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (21.28%) .NET
8 10 (21.28%) Skype
9 9 (19.15%) Skype for Business
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (19.15%) Data Security
10 8 (17.02%) C#
10 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.02%) Information Architecture
10 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (14.89%) jQuery
11 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (14.89%) Data Governance
11 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
11 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (14.89%) TypeScript
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.89%) CSS

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
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 47 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.15%) Skype for Business
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (76.60%) Office 365
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) OneDrive
4 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Skype
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.77%) NUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (14.89%) CSS
2 7 (14.89%) jQuery
2 7 (14.89%) XML
3 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.77%) CSS3
3 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 6 (12.77%) HTML5
3 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (12.77%) React
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.13%) Kafka
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) BYOD
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) SDLC
3 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.15%) Data Security
5 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (17.02%) Information Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.89%) Data Governance
6 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.89%) Information Management
6 7 (14.89%) Information Security
6 7 (14.89%) IT Strategy
6 7 (14.89%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (14.89%) Migration
6 7 (14.89%) MVC
6 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) C#
1 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Nintex
2 1 (2.13%) VMware