Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 747 709 726
Rank change year-on-year -38 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 123 128 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 0.82% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 87
UK median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £195 £253
90th Percentile £476 £475 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £339 £363
% change year-on-year +18.45% -6.55% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 0
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% - -
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 16,447 15,540 18,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.97% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,891 10,048 12,268
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 362 458
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.51% +17.41%

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 June 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 16 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 June 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 -45 105 £401 +18.45% 20
England -74 83 £388 +17.42% 18
South East -16 35 £365 -14.12% 8
Scotland -17 30 £424 +28.08% 2
London -47 18 £400 +23.08%
Midlands -13 15 £440 +13.55% 2
East Midlands +11 13 £440 +36.43% 2
South West -40 9 £300 +12.15% 1
Wales -7 6 £375 -6.25%
North of England -31 4 £350 - 6
Isle of Man - 4 £400 -
East of England -6 2 - - 1
North West -17 2 - - 4
West Midlands -25 2 - -
North East -1 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 119 (96.75%) SharePoint
2 93 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 65 (52.85%) Office 365
4 62 (50.41%) SQL Server
5 61 (49.59%) Windows
6 60 (48.78%) C#
6 60 (48.78%) PowerShell
7 55 (44.72%) IIS
7 55 (44.72%) JavaScript
8 54 (43.90%) Security Cleared
9 53 (43.09%) Windows Server
10 46 (37.40%) SC Cleared
11 45 (36.59%) .NET
12 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (34.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 42 (34.15%) Nintex
14 41 (33.33%) Visual Studio
14 41 (33.33%) Migration
15 39 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (30.89%) CSS
17 37 (30.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (29.27%) Workflow
19 34 (27.64%) XML
19 34 (27.64%) jQuery
19 34 (27.64%) SharePoint 2010
20 33 (26.83%) InfoPath
20 33 (26.83%) XSLT
21 31 (25.20%) High Availability
22 30 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
23 29 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 119 (96.75%) SharePoint
2 55 (44.72%) IIS
3 42 (34.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (27.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (8.94%) K2 blackpearl
6 9 (7.32%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.69%) Apache
7 7 (5.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.63%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (26.83%) InfoPath
2 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (52.85%) Office 365
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 2 (1.63%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) Internet
1 13 (10.57%) SAN
2 9 (7.32%) DNS
3 8 (6.50%) SMS
4 7 (5.69%) DHCP
5 4 (3.25%) LAN
6 3 (2.44%) NAS
7 2 (1.63%) DSL
7 2 (1.63%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.63%) SMTP
7 2 (1.63%) SSL
7 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.63%) VPN
7 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.81%) Firewall
8 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (50.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.50%) Power BI
5 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.63%) MS Access
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 30 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) GitLab
3 1 (0.81%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) MSTest
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (6.50%) Legal
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Military
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (29.27%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) SharePoint Engineer
3 20 (16.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (11.38%) Design Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Administrator
5 11 (8.94%) SharePoint Administrator
6 9 (7.32%) Consultant
7 7 (5.69%) Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Field Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) SharePoint Consultant
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) PowerShell Developer
9 5 (4.07%) SharePoint Specialist
10 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
10 4 (3.25%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.59%) .NET
2 38 (30.89%) CSS
3 34 (27.64%) jQuery
3 34 (27.64%) XML
4 33 (26.83%) XSLT
5 15 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 14 (11.38%) REST
7 8 (6.50%) Web Services
8 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.69%) React
8 7 (5.69%) Web Services Management
9 6 (4.88%) Node.js
9 6 (4.88%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (4.07%) HTML
11 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.63%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.63%) WCF
12 2 (1.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.69%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.69%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.07%) PKI
4 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (49.59%) Windows
2 53 (43.09%) Windows Server
3 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (30.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.50%) Solaris
7 7 (5.69%) Unix
7 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Linux
9 1 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) Migration
2 36 (29.27%) Workflow
3 31 (25.20%) High Availability
4 27 (21.95%) Records Management
5 13 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
6 12 (9.76%) Change Management
6 12 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.13%) Content Management
8 9 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.32%) Document Management
8 9 (7.32%) Scrum
9 8 (6.50%) Functional Testing
9 8 (6.50%) IT Governance
9 8 (6.50%) ITIL
9 8 (6.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (6.50%) Project Management
9 8 (6.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.78%) C#
1 60 (48.78%) PowerShell
2 55 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.07%) SQL
4 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.69%) Java
6 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.44%) VBA
8 2 (1.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 46 (37.40%) SC Cleared
3 29 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (22.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (22.76%) Degree
4 28 (22.76%) MCSE
5 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) CCNA
6 2 (1.63%) CCNP
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) MCSD
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.07%) vSphere
4 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (4.88%) SCOM
3 5 (4.07%) SCCM
3 5 (4.07%) vCenter Server
3 5 (4.07%) WSUS
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.63%) Netcool
4 2 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.63%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 42 (34.15%) Nintex
3 12 (9.76%) VMware
4 9 (7.32%) SAP
5 7 (5.69%) Cisco
5 7 (5.69%) EMC
5 7 (5.69%) McAfee
5 7 (5.69%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.07%) HP
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle
8 2 (1.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.63%) Meridio
8 2 (1.63%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.63%) Veritas
9 1 (0.81%) Fujitsu