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 3 months to 30 May 2017 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
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 573 559
Rank change year-on-year +39 -14  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 63 82 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 52
Median daily rate £328 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £400 £323
% change year-on-year -17.50% +24.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - -

SharePoint Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7511 9689 9772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.77% 18.05% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4802 6418 6002
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 227 358
Median hourly rate £19.64 £19.53 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -3.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 May 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 +59 56 £325 -18.75% 12
South West +28 21 £213 -45.16%
South East +24 18 £425 +17.56% 3
Wiltshire - 13 £219 -
Berkshire +24 9 £450 +24.48%
Corsham - 8 £231 -
Bracknell +14 7 - -
Hampshire +10 6 £330 -26.66%
Scotland +31 5 £331 +3.19%
Yeovil - 4 - -
Somerset - 4 - -
North East - 4 £325 -
East of England - 4 £550 -
Yorkshire +15 3 £195 -44.28% 1
Gloucestershire +9 3 £173 -55.48%
Glasgow +5 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £320 -
Reading +22 2 £450 +5.88%
London -14 2 £325 -11.56% 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £195 - 1
Oxford - 2 £450 -
Newport - 2 £400 -
South Wales - 2 £400 -
Wales - 2 £400 -
West Midlands +25 1 £400 -
Leeds +22 1 - -
West Yorkshire +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 May 2017, 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.

1 118 (88.72%) SharePoint
2 77 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 62 (46.62%) SC Cleared
4 60 (45.11%) Office 365
5 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
6 54 (40.60%) Microsoft Office
7 42 (31.58%) Project Management
7 42 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (30.08%) Project Planning
8 40 (30.08%) Finance
9 38 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
10 36 (27.07%) Programme Management
11 33 (24.81%) Migration
11 33 (24.81%) Windows
12 30 (22.56%) IIS
13 28 (21.05%) DV Cleared
14 25 (18.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
15 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (16.54%) Internet
17 18 (13.53%) SQL
17 18 (13.53%) Active Directory
17 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (12.78%) Incident Management
18 17 (12.78%) Windows Server
19 16 (12.03%) Workflow
20 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
21 14 (10.53%) SAP
22 13 (9.77%) .NET
22 13 (9.77%) MS Exchange

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
1 118 (88.72%) SharePoint
2 30 (22.56%) IIS
3 25 (18.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (9.77%) MS Exchange
5 12 (9.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.26%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.76%) Apache
7 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.26%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 54 (40.60%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.01%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (45.11%) Office 365
2 12 (9.02%) IaaS
3 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (6.02%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.76%) Yammer
6 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.54%) Internet
2 9 (6.77%) Extranet
3 7 (5.26%) DMZ
3 7 (5.26%) Skype
4 5 (3.76%) DHCP
4 5 (3.76%) DNS
4 5 (3.76%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (3.01%) Intranet
6 3 (2.26%) PBX
6 3 (2.26%) SAN
6 3 (2.26%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.50%) Firewall
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.75%) LAN
8 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.75%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.75%) VoIP
8 1 (0.75%) VPN
8 1 (0.75%) WAN
8 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) Power BI
3 5 (3.76%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) MS Access
5 3 (2.26%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.75%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (30.08%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.77%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.02%) Electronics
4 8 (6.02%) Marketing
5 5 (3.76%) Publishing
6 3 (2.26%) Games
6 3 (2.26%) Retail
7 2 (1.50%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (15.04%) Administrator
2 14 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
3 11 (8.27%) Operations Technician
3 11 (8.27%) Project Officer
3 11 (8.27%) Project Support Officer
3 11 (8.27%) Support Officer
4 10 (7.52%) Consultant
4 10 (7.52%) Coordinator
4 10 (7.52%) Migration Engineer
4 10 (7.52%) Project Coordinator
5 9 (6.77%) SharePoint Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Analyst
6 7 (5.26%) Developer
7 5 (3.76%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.76%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (3.01%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.01%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.01%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 4 (3.01%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) .NET
2 10 (7.52%) CSS
3 7 (5.26%) HTML
4 6 (4.51%) jQuery
4 6 (4.51%) XML
5 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.76%) SAP Basis
5 5 (3.76%) XSLT
6 4 (3.01%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.26%) COM
7 3 (2.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.50%) React
8 2 (1.50%) WCF
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.75%) HTML5
9 1 (0.75%) JSON
9 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) PKI
2 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.26%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.26%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.26%) User Experience
4 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.81%) Windows
2 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (12.78%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.01%) Linux
7 4 (3.01%) SUSE
8 3 (2.26%) Solaris
8 3 (2.26%) Unix
8 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (31.58%) Project Management
2 40 (30.08%) Project Planning
3 36 (27.07%) Programme Management
4 33 (24.81%) Migration
5 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (12.78%) Incident Management
7 16 (12.03%) Workflow
8 13 (9.77%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (8.27%) Security Monitoring
9 11 (8.27%) Security Operations
9 11 (8.27%) Server Patching
9 11 (8.27%) Software Distribution
10 8 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (5.26%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
11 7 (5.26%) Validation
12 6 (4.51%) Data Migration
13 4 (3.01%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.53%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.02%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.52%) C#
5 2 (1.50%) PHP
5 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) ABAP
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) Java
6 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 62 (46.62%) SC Cleared
3 28 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.02%) Degree
4 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.26%) MCSE
6 5 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.01%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.75%) CBAP
9 1 (0.75%) CCNA
9 1 (0.75%) CCNP
9 1 (0.75%) HNC
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.75%) MCITP
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.75%) MCPD
9 1 (0.75%) MCTS
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) PMO
2 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.26%) Netcool
3 3 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.26%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.53%) SAP
3 11 (8.27%) McAfee
4 9 (6.77%) HP
5 8 (6.02%) Meridio
5 8 (6.02%) VMware
6 7 (5.26%) Nintex
7 6 (4.51%) Citrix
7 6 (4.51%) Oracle
8 4 (3.01%) Veritas
9 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.26%) EMC
10 2 (1.50%) Cisco
11 1 (0.75%) Teradata