Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 735 762
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 -66
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 119 109 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 74
UK median daily rate £370 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.17% -22.58% +3.33%
10th Percentile £296 £190 £233
90th Percentile £488 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £380
% change year-on-year +25.00% -21.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 2
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £31.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% +129.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £31.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -61.29% +129.63% -

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 16,416 17,528 18,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.10% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,950 11,295 12,007
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £622 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 406 553
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.15% -7.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +14.29%

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 January 2018.

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
Top 16 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 January 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
UK excluding London +49 104 £375 +25.00% 16
England -4 100 £375 +25.00% 27
South East +12 41 £358 - 2
South West +4 20 £380 +52.00% 5
North of England +37 17 £350 +12.00% 4
London -55 13 £375 +17.19% 10
Yorkshire +12 10 £350 -6.67% 3
Scotland - 9 £328 -
Isle of Man - 8 £400 -
Midlands +6 7 £475 +5.56% 5
West Midlands +22 5 £475 +2.70% 1
North West +11 5 £438 - 1
North East +49 2 £350 +17.45%
East Midlands +2 2 - - 4
Wales +9 1 £350 +16.67%
East of England -12 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 111 (93.28%) SharePoint
2 87 (73.11%) Microsoft
3 53 (44.54%) Windows
3 53 (44.54%) Security Cleared
4 46 (38.66%) Office 365
5 43 (36.13%) SC Cleared
6 42 (35.29%) IIS
7 37 (31.09%) PowerShell
8 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
9 29 (24.37%) SQL
10 28 (23.53%) Windows Server
11 27 (22.69%) .NET
12 26 (21.85%) DV Cleared
13 25 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
13 25 (21.01%) Active Directory
14 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (19.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (18.49%) Migration
17 21 (17.65%) Internet
18 20 (16.81%) McAfee
18 20 (16.81%) Finance
18 20 (16.81%) McAfee ePO
18 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (15.97%) Project Management
19 19 (15.97%) C#
19 19 (15.97%) Server Patching
20 18 (15.13%) MCSE
20 18 (15.13%) Workflow
21 17 (14.29%) JavaScript

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
1 111 (93.28%) SharePoint
2 42 (35.29%) IIS
3 23 (19.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (5.88%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.36%) Apache
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.36%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.52%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.84%) Confluence
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.88%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (38.66%) Office 365
2 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.36%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.52%) IaaS
5 3 (2.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.65%) Internet
2 14 (11.76%) DNS
3 8 (6.72%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.36%) DHCP
4 4 (3.36%) PBX
4 4 (3.36%) Skype
5 3 (2.52%) SAN
6 2 (1.68%) SMTP
7 1 (0.84%) Intranet
7 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) Power BI
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.52%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (2.52%) GIS
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.84%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.84%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.52%) MorphX
4 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.84%) Selenium
6 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Publishing
3 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Military
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Administrator
1 20 (16.81%) SharePoint Administrator
2 17 (14.29%) Operations Technician
3 15 (12.61%) Developer
4 11 (9.24%) Architect
5 10 (8.40%) Consultant
5 10 (8.40%) SharePoint Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
7 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 6 (5.04%) Field Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.20%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.69%) .NET
2 15 (12.61%) XML
3 14 (11.76%) CSS
4 11 (9.24%) jQuery
4 11 (9.24%) XSLT
5 9 (7.56%) HTML
6 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.20%) JSON
7 5 (4.20%) JTS
8 4 (3.36%) REST
9 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.68%) HTML5
9 2 (1.68%) React
9 2 (1.68%) SOAP
9 2 (1.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.84%) Handlebars
10 1 (0.84%) Struts
10 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.36%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.52%) PKI
6 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.84%) IPTV
7 1 (0.84%) Social Media
7 1 (0.84%) STB
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.54%) Windows
2 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.72%) Solaris
7 6 (5.04%) Unix
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.49%) Migration
2 19 (15.97%) Project Management
2 19 (15.97%) Server Patching
3 18 (15.13%) Workflow
4 17 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 17 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 17 (14.29%) Software Distribution
5 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.24%) Project Planning
9 10 (8.40%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (7.56%) Analytics
10 9 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (7.56%) ETL
10 9 (7.56%) ITIL
11 8 (6.72%) High Availability
11 8 (6.72%) Programme Management
11 8 (6.72%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) PowerShell
2 29 (24.37%) SQL
3 19 (15.97%) C#
4 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.52%) X++
7 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.84%) C
8 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (44.54%) Security Cleared
2 43 (36.13%) SC Cleared
3 26 (21.85%) DV Cleared
4 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (15.13%) MCSE
6 9 (7.56%) Degree
7 8 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.84%) MCITP
8 1 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.84%) JSP 440
1 1 (0.84%) PMO
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 25 (21.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.24%) vSphere
3 8 (6.72%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.84%) Docker
6 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (10.92%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) WSUS
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 87 (73.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.81%) McAfee
3 8 (6.72%) NetApp
3 8 (6.72%) Nintex
4 6 (5.04%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) VMware
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle
6 3 (2.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.84%) Veritas