Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 November 2019 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 769 810 791
Rank change year-on-year +41 -19 -22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 42 92 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 48 51
UK median daily rate £300 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.83% +11.07% -12.50%
10th Percentile £125 £224 £263
90th Percentile £445 £583 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £409 £358
% change year-on-year -38.84% +14.34% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
UK median hourly rate £13.75 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.54% - -61.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 12,347 17,476 17,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.78% 16.80% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,936 11,348 11,192
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £255 £273 £263
90th Percentile £633 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 401 430
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.11 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.33 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.96 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.66% +8.75% -3.52%

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SharePoint Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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 +44 39 £300 -17.24% 14
UK excluding London +23 28 £250 -38.84% 9
London +87 14 £300 +13.21% 8
South East +23 11 - - 1
South West -6 8 £205 +2.25% 2
West Midlands +40 4 £325 - 2
Midlands +25 4 £325 -25.71% 2
Scotland +22 3 - - 3
North of England +21 2 £345 +38.00% 1
Yorkshire +29 1 £450 +80.00%
North West +15 1 £240 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (80.95%) SharePoint
3 21 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (30.95%) Office 365
6 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 11 (26.19%) .NET
7 11 (26.19%) IIS
7 11 (26.19%) Azure
7 11 (26.19%) Public Sector
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 9 (21.43%) Web Services
9 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
10 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 8 (19.05%) McAfee
10 8 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (16.67%) Decision-Making
11 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (16.67%) HTML
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.67%) Degree
11 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.29%) VMware
12 6 (14.29%) Content Management

SharePoint Server
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 34 (80.95%) SharePoint
2 11 (26.19%) IIS
3 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Office 365
2 11 (26.19%) Azure
3 5 (11.90%) Power Platform
3 5 (11.90%) PowerApps
4 4 (9.52%) G Suite
4 4 (9.52%) ShareGate
5 3 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DHCP
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) 3GPP
2 3 (7.14%) ATM
2 3 (7.14%) CDMA
2 3 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (7.14%) GPRS
2 3 (7.14%) GSM
2 3 (7.14%) ISDN
2 3 (7.14%) ISUP
2 3 (7.14%) Megaco
2 3 (7.14%) PSTN
2 3 (7.14%) UMTS
2 3 (7.14%) WCDMA
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
3 1 (2.38%) Power BI
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (26.19%) Public Sector
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Operations Technician
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Information Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) CS Core Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 1 (2.38%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 6 (14.29%) WCF
5 6 (14.29%) XML
5 6 (14.29%) XSLT
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.14%) REST
7 3 (7.14%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) CSS
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) HTML5
8 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 5 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 3 (7.14%) Windows NT
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 6 (14.29%) B2B
2 6 (14.29%) Content Management
2 6 (14.29%) Contract Management
2 6 (14.29%) CRM
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) SDLC
2 6 (14.29%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (11.90%) Security Operations
3 5 (11.90%) Server Patching
3 5 (11.90%) Software Distribution
4 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (14.29%) HND
5 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (11.90%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.76%) Grafana
4 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.76%) Nagios
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) McAfee
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Nintex
5 4 (9.52%) Google
6 3 (7.14%) BT
6 3 (7.14%) Huawei
6 3 (7.14%) Meridio
6 3 (7.14%) Sybase
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy