Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 697 780 771
Rank change year-on-year +83 -9 -28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 40 92 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.58% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 57
UK median daily rate £340 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.26% +3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £203 £224 £275
90th Percentile £486 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -28.42% +26.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 16
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% - -60.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +250.00% - -61.29%

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 9,857 15,885 16,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.38% 16.27% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,313 10,261 10,900
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 338 389
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.98 £48.03 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.11
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.34% -7.15%

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 17 February 2020.

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 10 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 17 February 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 +64 37 £340 -28.42% 6
England +106 30 £340 -9.33% 7
North of England +81 18 £340 -10.35%
North East - 15 £340 -
Scotland +12 10 £475 -7.77%
South West +19 8 £205 -44.73% 3
London +112 3 £575 +116.98% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £413 -
North West +36 1 £240 -36.72%
South East +35 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 36 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
3 27 (67.50%) PowerShell
4 23 (57.50%) Windows
5 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
6 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
8 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (40.00%) Power BI
8 16 (40.00%) Power Platform
8 16 (40.00%) PowerApps
9 15 (37.50%) OneDrive
9 15 (37.50%) Trend Micro
9 15 (37.50%) Workflow
9 15 (37.50%) Workflow Management
10 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (32.50%) Azure
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (20.00%) Migration
12 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (17.50%) DevOps
13 7 (17.50%) Server Building
13 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
14 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
14 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (15.00%) ITIL
14 6 (15.00%) Project Delivery

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 36 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Power Platform
1 16 (40.00%) PowerApps
2 15 (37.50%) OneDrive
3 13 (32.50%) Azure
4 3 (7.50%) Office 365
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (2.50%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.00%) SSH
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Skype
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) Power BI
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) Ingres
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Associate Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Mobility Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Subject Matter Expert
7 1 (2.50%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) JSP
4 2 (5.00%) Servlets
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (37.50%) Workflow
2 15 (37.50%) Workflow Management
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
5 7 (17.50%) DevOps
5 7 (17.50%) Server Building
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Project Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 2 (5.00%) Document Management
9 2 (5.00%) Password Management
9 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.00%) Server Management
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (5.00%) NFS
4 2 (5.00%) Samba
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) WSUS
2 3 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.50%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.00%) Grafana
3 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Trend Micro
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) BT
4 3 (7.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Nintex
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy