The median contractor rate for a SharePoint Architect was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SharePoint Architect
UK
Rank 566 585 582
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Architect 27 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.12% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 21
Median daily rate £488 £494 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% +6.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

SharePoint Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SharePoint Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Architect in the UK

SharePoint Architect
Top 19 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 3 months to 25 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 -3 25 £500 - 1
London +26 16 £488 +5.40% 1
West Midlands +13 3 £450 -10.00%
South West +3 3 £500 -23.07%
City of London +3 3 £494 +6.75%
South East -4 2 £500 -4.76%
West Sussex - 2 £500 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £500 -
North West +26 1 £425 -
Scotland +23 1 - -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Corsham - 1 £510 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £510 -

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 58 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (50.00%) Office 365
4 21 (36.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (29.31%) Migration
7 13 (22.41%) .NET
8 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.97%) Advertising
9 11 (18.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
13 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.34%) HTML
13 6 (10.34%) CSS
13 6 (10.34%) Windows
14 5 (8.62%) Skype
14 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
14 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.62%) MS Office
14 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
14 5 (8.62%) Workflow
14 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (6.90%) ITIL
15 4 (6.90%) Web Services
15 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 58 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 21 (36.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (18.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Foundation
6 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.00%) Office 365
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) IaaS
4 3 (5.17%) OneDrive
4 3 (5.17%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) Yammer
5 1 (1.72%) Akamai
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) DMZ
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Power BI
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 11 (18.97%) Advertising
2 3 (5.17%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) jQuery
4 4 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) Redux
5 2 (3.45%) REST
5 2 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Ajax
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.72%) COM
6 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.72%) OAuth
6 1 (1.72%) SAML
6 1 (1.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Migration
2 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Workflow
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.17%) Information Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) UML
7 2 (3.45%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (3.45%) CRM
7 2 (3.45%) Data Architecture
7 2 (3.45%) Data Management
7 2 (3.45%) Presales
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.17%) C#
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) JSX
3 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCSD
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) MCTS
4 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.72%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) CA
3 1 (1.72%) F5
3 1 (1.72%) Meridio
3 1 (1.72%) Nintex
3 1 (1.72%) Riverbed