Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 743 788 740
Rank change year-on-year +45 -48 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 90 119 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 65
UK median daily rate £370 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.76% +24.24% -17.50%
10th Percentile £143 £265 £194
90th Percentile £493 £483 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £334
% change year-on-year -2.44% +22.85% -16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 4 20
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -24.21% +69.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% -28.00% +78.57%

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 14,410 17,136 16,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.59% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,143 11,244 10,419
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 402 392
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +2.56% -4.36%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -7.32%

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 13 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 23 July 2019. 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 +63 85 £350 -12.50% 14
UK excluding London +18 69 £400 -2.44% 11
South East +32 46 £438 +16.67% 4
London +52 21 £325 -21.21% 4
South West -18 8 £300 - 1
Midlands +17 6 £325 -24.64% 1
West Midlands +22 5 £325 - 1
North of England +16 4 £338 +35.00% 3
Scotland -8 4 £525 +23.75% 1
North West +26 3 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +20 1 £200 -18.37% 1
East Midlands +8 1 £132 -69.39%
Wales -5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 83 (92.22%) SharePoint
2 71 (78.89%) Microsoft
3 54 (60.00%) Windows
4 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 41 (45.56%) IIS
6 34 (37.78%) SC Cleared
7 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (31.11%) Internet
8 28 (31.11%) DV Cleared
9 27 (30.00%) Office 365
10 26 (28.89%) Software Distribution
10 26 (28.89%) Server Patching
10 26 (28.89%) McAfee ePO
10 26 (28.89%) McAfee
10 26 (28.89%) Security Operations
10 26 (28.89%) Security Monitoring
10 26 (28.89%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
11 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 18 (20.00%) C#
12 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 17 (18.89%) .NET
14 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (16.67%) SQL
15 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 13 (14.44%) DHCP
16 13 (14.44%) DNS
16 13 (14.44%) VMware

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 83 (92.22%) SharePoint
2 41 (45.56%) IIS
3 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 9 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.44%) ArcGIS
7 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.11%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.00%) Office 365
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.78%) Power Platform
3 7 (7.78%) PowerApps
4 6 (6.67%) ShareGate
5 5 (5.56%) G Suite
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.22%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.22%) IaaS
7 2 (2.22%) PaaS
7 2 (2.22%) Route 53
7 2 (2.22%) SaaS
8 1 (1.11%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) Internet
2 13 (14.44%) DHCP
2 13 (14.44%) DNS
3 7 (7.78%) Firewall
3 7 (7.78%) SAN
4 5 (5.56%) BIG-IP
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.56%) NAS
4 5 (5.56%) Wireless
5 3 (3.33%) 3GPP
5 3 (3.33%) ATM
5 3 (3.33%) CDMA
5 3 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (3.33%) GPRS
5 3 (3.33%) GSM
5 3 (3.33%) ISDN
5 3 (3.33%) ISUP
5 3 (3.33%) Megaco
5 3 (3.33%) PSTN
5 3 (3.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.22%) GIS
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.11%) MS Access
4 1 (1.11%) Power BI
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.22%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Operations Technician
2 23 (25.56%) Developer
3 17 (18.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (18.89%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (17.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 16 (17.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 16 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 16 (17.78%) Support Technician
5 8 (8.89%) Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Information Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Information Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) IT Support
8 4 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) Web Services
3 10 (11.11%) REST
4 8 (8.89%) XML
4 8 (8.89%) XSLT
5 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.67%) CSS
6 6 (6.67%) HTML
6 6 (6.67%) jQuery
6 6 (6.67%) WCF
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.22%) JTS
7 2 (2.22%) React
7 2 (2.22%) RESTful
8 1 (1.11%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.00%) Windows
2 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.56%) Unix
7 3 (3.33%) Solaris
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.33%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Security Monitoring
1 26 (28.89%) Security Operations
1 26 (28.89%) Server Patching
1 26 (28.89%) Software Distribution
2 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.44%) Migration
3 13 (14.44%) Workflow
4 11 (12.22%) CRM
5 10 (11.11%) Content Management
6 9 (10.00%) Web Development
7 7 (7.78%) Document Management
7 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.67%) B2B
8 6 (6.67%) Contract Management
8 6 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.67%) Decision-Making
8 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.67%) Scrum
8 6 (6.67%) SDLC
8 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) C#
1 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.44%) C
5 3 (3.33%) C++
5 3 (3.33%) Java
5 3 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 28 (31.11%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.00%) Degree
5 6 (6.67%) HND
6 5 (5.56%) CCNA
6 5 (5.56%) CCNP
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
2 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.44%) vSphere
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.22%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (28.89%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (11.11%) SCOM
3 8 (8.89%) SCCM
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.22%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 71 (78.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.89%) McAfee
3 13 (14.44%) VMware
4 9 (10.00%) Cisco
4 9 (10.00%) Nintex
5 7 (7.78%) Dell
5 7 (7.78%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.56%) F5
6 5 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 5 (5.56%) Google
6 5 (5.56%) Meridio
6 5 (5.56%) NetApp
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle
6 5 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.44%) Citrix
8 3 (3.33%) Autodesk
8 3 (3.33%) ESRI
8 3 (3.33%) Sybase