Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 741 771
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 -115
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 110 150 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 0.76% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 86 78
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.35%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £488 £532 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -9.81% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 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 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -62.50% +137.04% -

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 16595 19611 20362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.60% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10861 12817 12816
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 508 621
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.76 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 15 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 22 October 2017. 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 -23 96 £375 -6.25% 3
UK excluding London +51 94 £361 -9.81% 3
South West +24 25 £377 -5.88%
South East +15 21 £425 - 2
North of England +84 19 £350 +12.00% 1
London -45 12 £325 -7.14%
Yorkshire +29 11 £350 -6.67%
Scotland +16 11 £335 +1.52%
East of England -15 9 £396 -
Midlands +25 7 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands +32 5 £324 -30.00%
North East +69 4 £325 +9.06%
North West - 4 £438 - 1
Wales +11 2 £400 +33.33%
East Midlands -11 1 £450 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 93 (84.55%) SharePoint
2 64 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 49 (44.55%) Security Cleared
4 43 (39.09%) Office 365
4 43 (39.09%) Windows
5 38 (34.55%) SC Cleared
6 35 (31.82%) IIS
7 34 (30.91%) PowerShell
8 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
9 31 (28.18%) .NET
9 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
9 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
11 26 (23.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (22.73%) Project Management
12 25 (22.73%) Workflow
12 25 (22.73%) Windows Server
13 24 (21.82%) Migration
14 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (19.09%) SQL
16 20 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (17.27%) Visual Studio
18 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
18 18 (16.36%) MCSE
18 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
18 18 (16.36%) DV Cleared
19 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (15.45%) Finance

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 93 (84.55%) SharePoint
2 35 (31.82%) IIS
3 26 (23.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
6 13 (11.82%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (6.36%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.64%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.91%) Confluence
9 1 (0.91%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.55%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (39.09%) Office 365
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.55%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.64%) IaaS
5 2 (1.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) Internet
2 10 (9.09%) DNS
3 8 (7.27%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.64%) PBX
4 4 (3.64%) Skype
5 2 (1.82%) DHCP
5 2 (1.82%) DMZ
5 2 (1.82%) Extranet
5 2 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.91%) Intranet
6 1 (0.91%) SMS
6 1 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.91%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.73%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (1.82%) GIS
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.91%) Power BI
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.00%) MorphX
4 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) General Ledger
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.64%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (14.55%) Administrator
1 16 (14.55%) SharePoint Administrator
2 14 (12.73%) Consultant
3 12 (10.91%) Operations Technician
4 11 (10.00%) Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.27%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) SharePoint Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Project Officer
9 4 (3.64%) Project Support Officer
9 4 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) SharePoint Specialist
9 4 (3.64%) Support Officer
10 3 (2.73%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.18%) .NET
2 14 (12.73%) CSS
2 14 (12.73%) XML
3 13 (11.82%) jQuery
4 11 (10.00%) XSLT
5 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.36%) HTML
6 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.64%) HTML5
7 4 (3.64%) SAP Basis
7 4 (3.64%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (3.64%) Web Services
8 3 (2.73%) Ajax
8 3 (2.73%) JTS
8 3 (2.73%) React
8 3 (2.73%) WCF
9 2 (1.82%) JSON
9 2 (1.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.91%) Digital TV
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (0.91%) IPTV
4 1 (0.91%) Social Media
4 1 (0.91%) STB
4 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Windows
2 25 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.64%) Linux
5 4 (3.64%) SUSE
6 3 (2.73%) Solaris
7 2 (1.82%) Unix
7 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.73%) Project Management
1 25 (22.73%) Workflow
2 24 (21.82%) Migration
3 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.55%) Project Planning
5 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.91%) Programme Management
6 12 (10.91%) Security Monitoring
6 12 (10.91%) Security Operations
6 12 (10.91%) Server Patching
6 12 (10.91%) Software Distribution
7 10 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (7.27%) High Availability
8 8 (7.27%) Information Management
8 8 (7.27%) Records Management
9 6 (5.45%) CRM
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL
9 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) PowerShell
2 21 (19.09%) SQL
3 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.73%) C#
5 11 (10.00%) X++
6 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.91%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (44.55%) Security Cleared
2 38 (34.55%) SC Cleared
3 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (16.36%) DV Cleared
4 18 (16.36%) MCSE
5 11 (10.00%) Degree
6 10 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.91%) CBAP
8 1 (0.91%) MCITP
8 1 (0.91%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) JSP 440
1 2 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (7.27%) vSphere
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 64 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) McAfee
3 9 (8.18%) Nintex
4 8 (7.27%) NetApp
5 7 (6.36%) HP
6 6 (5.45%) SAP
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle
7 2 (1.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) Meridio
8 1 (0.91%) Veritas