Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 777 508 782
Rank change year-on-year -269 +274 +33
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 35 23 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.074% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.50% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 22
10th Percentile £405 £246 £125
25th Percentile £444 £313 £244
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £338
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +33.33% -17.18%
75th Percentile £713 £480 £443
90th Percentile £817 £575 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
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 10,856 4,591 12,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.89% 14.72% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,447 3,097 8,290
10th Percentile £304 £288 £259
25th Percentile £408 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £556 £550
90th Percentile £675 £650 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 131 295
10th Percentile £14.15 £12.63 £10.68
25th Percentile £16.21 £16.05 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.38 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% +6.80% +4.78%
75th Percentile £54.31 £38.50 £40.00
90th Percentile £70.04 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.68 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.63% - -

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 19 October 2021.

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 11 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 19 October 2021. 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 -247 26 £500 +11.11% 9
London -197 15 £500 +7.53% 3
UK excluding London -156 12 £500 +42.86% 6
Midlands -75 6 £675 +58.82% 3
Work from Home -231 6 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands -60 5 £675 +58.82% 3
Wales - 3 £450 -
South West -49 1 - - 3
South East -99 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 (91.43%) SharePoint
2 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) Migration
5 16 (45.71%) .NET
6 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 14 (40.00%) C#
7 14 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (34.29%) CSS
8 12 (34.29%) Internet
9 11 (31.43%) HTML
10 10 (28.57%) SQL
10 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.71%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (25.71%) HTML5
12 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
12 8 (22.86%) Content Management
12 8 (22.86%) JIRA
12 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
12 8 (22.86%) ITIL
13 7 (20.00%) SOA
13 7 (20.00%) Power Platform
13 7 (20.00%) Confluence
13 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
13 7 (20.00%) Mobile App

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 (91.43%) SharePoint
2 14 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Confluence
4 6 (17.14%) CMS
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
7 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 6 (17.14%) Azure
4 5 (14.29%) NuGet
5 3 (8.57%) ShareGate
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Functions
6 2 (5.71%) Power Automate
6 2 (5.71%) PowerApps
6 2 (5.71%) Serverless
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.86%) Azure App Service
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (2.86%) IaaS
7 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Power BI
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 5 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 5 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) FishEye
5 1 (2.86%) GitLab
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Public Sector
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Police
5 1 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Lead Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) JIRA Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) CSS
3 11 (31.43%) HTML
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.71%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) XML
8 3 (8.57%) React
8 3 (8.57%) XSLT
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.86%) Ajax
10 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.86%) CAML
10 1 (2.86%) DHTML
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Graph
10 1 (2.86%) REST
10 1 (2.86%) Sass
10 1 (2.86%) ServiceStack
10 1 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Content Management
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) SOA
4 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps
5 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (8.57%) Project Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) Wireframes
8 3 (8.57%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Requirements Gathering
9 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.86%) FFIEC
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.86%) NIST
1 1 (2.86%) NIST 800
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.57%) Nintex
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) PayPal
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (2.86%) VMware