Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 664 779 786
Rank change year-on-year +115 +7 -59
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 32 103 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 74
Median daily rate £340 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £203 £219 £300
90th Percentile £578 £580 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -22.29% +9.38% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 27 11
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 8,849 15,497 16,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.37% 16.08% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,551 9,973 11,018
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £408
% change year-on-year -1.16% +5.52% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 313 375
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.94% -0.69% -0.58%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.88% -2.86% -9.09%

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint Server.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint Server over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint Server.

Hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 9 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 4 April 2020. 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 +71 30 £340 -22.29% 3
England +113 23 £340 -9.33% 3
North of England +83 17 £340 +0.74%
North East - 15 £340 -
Scotland +18 9 £475 -8.65% 2
South West +20 4 £205 -31.83% 1
London +137 2 £575 +107.21% 2
Yorkshire +56 2 £500 +150.00%
Work from Home - 1 £340 -

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 32 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
4 18 (56.25%) Windows
5 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
5 15 (46.88%) Workflow Management
5 15 (46.88%) Workflow
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (46.88%) Trend Micro
5 15 (46.88%) OneDrive
5 15 (46.88%) Power BI
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
5 15 (46.88%) Power Platform
5 15 (46.88%) PowerApps
6 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) Azure
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (21.88%) Capacity Management
9 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (21.88%) Server Building
9 7 (21.88%) DevOps
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) Scrum
11 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (12.50%) C#
11 4 (12.50%) VB.NET

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 32 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) OneDrive
1 15 (46.88%) Power Platform
1 15 (46.88%) PowerApps
2 9 (28.13%) Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.25%) SSH
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Power BI
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) Ingres
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Military
1 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) SharePoint Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) Associate Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Workflow
1 15 (46.88%) Workflow Management
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Capacity Management
4 7 (21.88%) DevOps
4 7 (21.88%) Server Building
5 4 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Project Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Document Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Password Management
6 2 (6.25%) Server Management
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) Bourne shell
4 2 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
1 2 (6.25%) NFS
1 2 (6.25%) Samba
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Trend Micro
3 3 (9.38%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) CA