Period
to 24 August 2017

The median contractor rate for a SharePoint Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

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
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 803 813
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -53
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Architect 59 89 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.082% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.087% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 49
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.26% +7.43%
10th Percentile £400 £330 £313
90th Percentile £612 £598 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £438
% change year-on-year -0.60% -5.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £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 91221 102596 106833
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.93% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59277 66881 66876
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2787 3124 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +6.01% +5.43%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.64% +3.46%

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 24 August 2017.

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 10 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 24 August 2017. 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 +6 57 £450 - 2
London +14 37 £475 - 2
UK excluding London +7 20 £413 -0.60%
North of England +62 9 £425 +3.03%
West Midlands +39 8 £425 +88.89%
North West +32 8 £425 +3.03%
Midlands +22 8 £425 +88.89%
South West +8 2 £350 -17.65%
South East +1 1 £400 -23.81%
North East - 1 - -

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, SharePoint Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SharePoint Architect in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 46 (77.97%) Office 365
3 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (35.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (28.81%) Migration
8 16 (27.12%) .NET
8 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
9 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
9 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.64%) HTML
11 10 (16.95%) CSS
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (15.25%) C#
12 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (13.56%) COBIT
13 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
13 8 (13.56%) IIS
13 8 (13.56%) ITIL
13 8 (13.56%) TOGAF
13 8 (13.56%) OneDrive
13 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
14 7 (11.86%) Yammer
14 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
14 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared

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 59 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 24 (40.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 21 (35.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (13.56%) IIS
5 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (77.97%) Office 365
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.56%) OneDrive
4 7 (11.86%) Yammer
5 5 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.69%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) Skype
3 2 (3.39%) Extranet
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MSI
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) gulp
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) HTML
3 10 (16.95%) CSS
4 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
5 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.17%) CSS3
6 6 (10.17%) HTML5
6 6 (10.17%) Web Services
6 6 (10.17%) XML
7 5 (8.47%) Ajax
7 5 (8.47%) JSON
7 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (8.47%) WAP
8 4 (6.78%) React
8 4 (6.78%) Software Packaging
9 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.39%) Middleware
10 1 (1.69%) jQuery
10 1 (1.69%) RESTful
10 1 (1.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) NHS
2 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Migration
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) TOGAF
3 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.17%) Change Management
4 5 (8.47%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) High Availability
4 5 (8.47%) Information Architecture
4 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) UML
5 4 (6.78%) Workflow
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.08%) Information Management
6 3 (5.08%) Metadata Management
6 3 (5.08%) Open Source
6 3 (5.08%) Use Case
7 2 (3.39%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
2 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.69%) MCTS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) COBIT
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) UAG
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
1 4 (6.78%) WSUS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Capita
2 1 (1.69%) VMware