Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 759 780
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21 -122
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 106 137 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.71% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 72
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £488 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -10.63% +12.68% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 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 16878 19420 20178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.52% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11089 12604 12692
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 481 608
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.62 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.98% +5.72% +11.43%

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 19 November 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 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 14 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 November 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 -7 94 £375 -6.25% 4
UK excluding London +38 89 £358 -10.63% 3
South West +20 24 £377 +9.13%
South East +15 22 £488 +14.71% 1
North of England +56 17 £350 +12.00% 1
London -72 13 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +21 11 £350 -6.67%
Scotland 0 10 £335 +1.52%
East of England -9 8 £317 - 1
Midlands +18 7 £475 +5.56%
West Midlands +29 6 £475 +2.70%
North West - 5 £438 - 1
North East +63 1 £350 +17.45%
Wales +11 1 £400 +60.00%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (87.74%) SharePoint
2 65 (61.32%) Microsoft
3 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
4 43 (40.57%) Windows
5 40 (37.74%) Office 365
6 35 (33.02%) .NET
7 34 (32.08%) IIS
7 34 (32.08%) SC Cleared
8 32 (30.19%) PowerShell
8 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
9 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Office
9 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (27.36%) Active Directory
11 26 (24.53%) Workflow
12 25 (23.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (23.58%) SQL
12 25 (23.58%) Windows Server
13 24 (22.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (21.70%) Project Management
14 23 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (17.92%) Visual Studio
15 19 (17.92%) DV Cleared
16 18 (16.98%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (16.98%) MS Exchange
16 18 (16.98%) Migration
17 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
17 17 (16.04%) MCSE
17 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (16.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (15.09%) Project Planning

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 (87.74%) SharePoint
2 34 (32.08%) IIS
3 24 (22.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (16.98%) MS Exchange
4 18 (16.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (6.60%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.77%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.89%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.94%) Apache
9 1 (0.94%) Confluence
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (5.66%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (37.74%) Office 365
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.77%) IaaS
4 4 (3.77%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) Internet
2 10 (9.43%) DNS
3 8 (7.55%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.77%) PBX
4 4 (3.77%) Skype
5 2 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (0.94%) DMZ
6 1 (0.94%) Extranet
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
6 1 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.94%) SMS
6 1 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.94%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.83%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (2.83%) GIS
3 3 (2.83%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.94%) Power BI
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Visual Studio
2 17 (16.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.38%) MorphX
4 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.89%) JIRA
7 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.77%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Advertising
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (16.04%) Administrator
1 17 (16.04%) SharePoint Administrator
2 14 (13.21%) Consultant
3 12 (11.32%) Developer
3 12 (11.32%) Operations Technician
4 11 (10.38%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.49%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Architect
6 6 (5.66%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.77%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Project Officer
8 4 (3.77%) Project Support Officer
8 4 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Support Officer
9 3 (2.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.02%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) XML
3 14 (13.21%) CSS
4 13 (12.26%) jQuery
5 12 (11.32%) XSLT
6 8 (7.55%) HTML
7 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.72%) JSON
9 5 (4.72%) Web Services
10 4 (3.77%) JTS
10 4 (3.77%) SAP Basis
10 4 (3.77%) SAP Fiori
11 3 (2.83%) Ajax
11 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.83%) HTML5
11 3 (2.83%) REST
11 3 (2.83%) WCF
12 2 (1.89%) SOAP
12 2 (1.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.94%) IPTV
5 1 (0.94%) PKI
5 1 (0.94%) Social Media
5 1 (0.94%) STB
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.57%) Windows
2 25 (23.58%) Windows Server
2 25 (23.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.77%) Linux
5 4 (3.77%) Solaris
5 4 (3.77%) SUSE
6 3 (2.83%) Unix
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Workflow
2 23 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.70%) Project Management
3 18 (16.98%) Migration
4 16 (15.09%) Project Planning
5 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.32%) Programme Management
6 12 (11.32%) Security Monitoring
6 12 (11.32%) Security Operations
6 12 (11.32%) Server Patching
6 12 (11.32%) Software Distribution
7 11 (10.38%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (7.55%) CRM
9 8 (7.55%) High Availability
9 8 (7.55%) Information Management
9 8 (7.55%) Records Management
10 6 (5.66%) ITIL
11 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) PowerShell
2 25 (23.58%) SQL
3 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.15%) C#
5 11 (10.38%) X++
6 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.94%) Java
8 1 (0.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (17.92%) DV Cleared
5 17 (16.04%) MCSE
6 9 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (8.49%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.94%) MCITP
7 1 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) PMO
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.55%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (7.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (9.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 65 (61.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) McAfee
3 8 (7.55%) NetApp
3 8 (7.55%) Nintex
4 7 (6.60%) SAP
5 6 (5.66%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) Veritas
7 1 (0.94%) VMware