Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 696 759
Rank change year-on-year -55 +63 -50
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 126 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.83% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 83 80
UK median daily rate £400 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £176 £243
90th Percentile £499 £485 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £369
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.22% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 0
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.89% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year -57.89% - -

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 16,650 15,858 18,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 17.11% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,041 10,218 11,739
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £393
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.46% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 329 462
UK median hourly rate £18.67 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.65 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +14.29%

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 April 2018.

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 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 19 April 2018. 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 -33 109 £400 +25.00% 13
England -85 87 £375 +16.28% 17
South East -2 46 £353 -9.03% 3
Scotland -12 24 £428 +31.54%
London -28 17 £400 +33.33% 4
South West -46 9 £365 +46.00% 1
Midlands -2 8 £463 +8.82% 3
Isle of Man - 8 £400 -
Wales -7 7 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands +1 6 £450 +39.53% 3
North of England 0 5 £350 - 3
North West -15 3 - -
East of England -12 2 - - 3
West Midlands -24 2 £475 +11.76%
North East - 2 £350 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 122 (96.83%) SharePoint
2 96 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 60 (47.62%) Windows
4 58 (46.03%) Office 365
5 57 (45.24%) Security Cleared
6 50 (39.68%) IIS
7 49 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 49 (38.89%) SC Cleared
8 47 (37.30%) PowerShell
8 47 (37.30%) C#
9 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
10 44 (34.92%) Windows Server
11 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (28.57%) .NET
12 36 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (26.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 32 (25.40%) Nintex
14 32 (25.40%) Migration
15 31 (24.60%) Visual Studio
15 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (23.81%) InfoPath
16 30 (23.81%) CSS
17 29 (23.02%) Workflow
18 27 (21.43%) XML
19 25 (19.84%) XSLT
19 25 (19.84%) jQuery
19 25 (19.84%) SharePoint 2010
20 23 (18.25%) High Availability
20 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 122 (96.83%) SharePoint
2 50 (39.68%) IIS
3 33 (26.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (19.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (6.35%) Apache
5 8 (6.35%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.97%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (23.81%) InfoPath
2 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (46.03%) Office 365
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) Internet
2 13 (10.32%) SAN
3 10 (7.94%) DNS
4 8 (6.35%) DHCP
5 6 (4.76%) SMS
6 4 (3.17%) LAN
7 3 (2.38%) NAS
8 2 (1.59%) DSL
8 2 (1.59%) SMTP
8 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.59%) VPN
8 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.79%) Firewall
9 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) Power BI
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.79%) GIS
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (24.60%) Visual Studio
2 22 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.59%) JIRA
3 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.79%) GitLab
4 1 (0.79%) MSTest
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Military
3 4 (3.17%) Publishing
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Developer
2 29 (23.02%) SharePoint Engineer
3 19 (15.08%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Administrator
5 13 (10.32%) SharePoint Administrator
6 10 (7.94%) Architect
6 10 (7.94%) Operations Technician
7 9 (7.14%) Field Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 8 (6.35%) Consultant
8 8 (6.35%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
11 5 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 5 (3.97%) PowerShell Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Support Technician
11 5 (3.97%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.57%) .NET
2 30 (23.81%) CSS
3 27 (21.43%) XML
4 25 (19.84%) jQuery
4 25 (19.84%) XSLT
5 14 (11.11%) REST
6 12 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.35%) HTML
9 7 (5.56%) Node.js
9 7 (5.56%) React
9 7 (5.56%) Web Services
10 5 (3.97%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.97%) Web Services Management
11 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.38%) JSON
11 3 (2.38%) WCF
12 2 (1.59%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.59%) JTS
12 2 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.35%) PKI
4 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.97%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.17%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.79%) Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (47.62%) Windows
2 44 (34.92%) Windows Server
3 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.94%) Solaris
6 10 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.14%) Unix
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Migration
2 29 (23.02%) Workflow
3 23 (18.25%) High Availability
4 19 (15.08%) Records Management
5 16 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (9.52%) Server Patching
8 11 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.94%) Analytics
9 10 (7.94%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (7.94%) Security Operations
9 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 10 (7.94%) Software Distribution
10 9 (7.14%) ETL
11 8 (6.35%) ITIL
11 8 (6.35%) Scrum
11 8 (6.35%) Visualisation
12 7 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.30%) C#
1 47 (37.30%) PowerShell
2 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (4.76%) Java
5 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.38%) VBA
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) PHP
7 2 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 49 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (16.67%) Degree
4 21 (16.67%) MCSE
5 20 (15.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (15.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.59%) CCNA
7 2 (1.59%) CCNP
7 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) MCSD
8 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.35%) vSphere
4 4 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (7.14%) SCOM
3 7 (5.56%) WSUS
4 5 (3.97%) SCCM
5 4 (3.17%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) Puppet
6 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.40%) Nintex
3 18 (14.29%) McAfee
4 14 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco
5 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.17%) EMC
7 3 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle
8 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu