Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 732 765
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33 -160
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 127 160 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 92 82
UK median daily rate £335 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +12.68% -4.05%
10th Percentile £206 £263 £200
90th Percentile £445 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -15.94% +23.08% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 1
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £30.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.98% +156.25% -78.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £31.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -61.29% +158.33% -78.18%

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 16152 19866 20158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.80% 18.38% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10427 13056 12493
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 494 696
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.37% +1.95% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.73 £19.73
% change year-on-year -8.35% +5.08% +12.73%

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 24 August 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 24 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 August 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 +9 111 £330 -17.50% 17
UK excluding London +52 110 £336 -15.94% 9
South West +42 37 £260 -35.00% 1
South East +18 23 £425 - 4
North of England +61 17 £375 - 2
London -33 14 £325 -13.33% 8
Scotland +18 13 £335 +4.36%
East of England - 11 £317 - 2
Yorkshire +38 9 £285 -28.75% 2
Midlands +8 7 £375 -6.25%
West Midlands +38 5 £350 -
North East +58 4 £325 -
North West +30 4 £438 -
Wales - 2 £400 -
East Midlands -19 1 £450 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 110 (86.61%) SharePoint
2 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
3 64 (50.39%) Security Cleared
4 51 (40.16%) Office 365
5 48 (37.80%) SC Cleared
6 45 (35.43%) Windows
7 43 (33.86%) Microsoft Office
8 40 (31.50%) SQL Server
9 39 (30.71%) IIS
10 38 (29.92%) Active Directory
11 33 (25.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (25.20%) .NET
12 32 (25.20%) PowerShell
13 31 (24.41%) Windows Server
14 29 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (22.83%) Workflow
15 28 (22.05%) Migration
16 27 (21.26%) SharePoint 2013
17 25 (19.69%) Project Management
18 24 (18.90%) MS Exchange
18 24 (18.90%) SharePoint 2010
18 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (18.11%) Project Planning
19 23 (18.11%) SQL
20 22 (17.32%) Visual Studio
21 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Project
21 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
21 21 (16.54%) Finance
22 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
22 20 (15.75%) DV Cleared

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
1 110 (86.61%) SharePoint
2 39 (30.71%) IIS
3 27 (21.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (18.90%) MS Exchange
4 24 (18.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (8.66%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (7.09%) OpenStack
8 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (5.51%) Skype for Business
9 6 (4.72%) Apache
10 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.36%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.79%) Confluence
11 1 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.94%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (40.16%) Office 365
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (6.30%) OneDrive
5 6 (4.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.96%) Internet
2 11 (8.66%) DNS
3 7 (5.51%) PBX
3 7 (5.51%) Skype
4 6 (4.72%) DHCP
4 6 (4.72%) Extranet
5 5 (3.94%) DMZ
5 5 (3.94%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.15%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (2.36%) SAN
8 2 (1.57%) Firewall
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.79%) Intranet
9 1 (0.79%) LAN
9 1 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.79%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.79%) VoIP
9 1 (0.79%) VPN
9 1 (0.79%) WAN
9 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.36%) MS Access
3 3 (2.36%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.57%) Power BI
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) Visual Studio
2 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.66%) MorphX
4 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) General Ledger
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.15%) Publishing
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Electronics
4 3 (2.36%) Games
4 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.57%) Advertising
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (12.60%) Consultant
2 15 (11.81%) Administrator
3 13 (10.24%) Developer
4 11 (8.66%) SharePoint Administrator
5 10 (7.87%) Migration Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Operations Technician
5 10 (7.87%) Project Officer
5 10 (7.87%) Project Support Officer
5 10 (7.87%) Support Officer
6 9 (7.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.30%) SharePoint Specialist
8 7 (5.51%) SharePoint Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.94%) Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.20%) .NET
2 18 (14.17%) CSS
2 18 (14.17%) XML
3 16 (12.60%) jQuery
3 16 (12.60%) XSLT
4 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.72%) HTML
6 5 (3.94%) SAP Basis
6 5 (3.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.15%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (3.15%) WCF
7 4 (3.15%) Web Services
8 3 (2.36%) Ajax
8 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.36%) COM
9 2 (1.57%) HTML5
9 2 (1.57%) React
10 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.79%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) PKI
3 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Clustering
4 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.36%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) IPTV
6 1 (0.79%) STB
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Windows
2 33 (25.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (24.41%) Windows Server
4 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.72%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.15%) Linux
7 4 (3.15%) Solaris
7 4 (3.15%) SUSE
7 4 (3.15%) Unix
8 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) Workflow
2 28 (22.05%) Migration
3 25 (19.69%) Project Management
4 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (18.11%) Project Planning
6 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (12.60%) Incident Management
7 15 (11.81%) Programme Management
8 12 (9.45%) High Availability
9 10 (7.87%) Records Management
9 10 (7.87%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (7.87%) Security Operations
9 10 (7.87%) Server Patching
9 10 (7.87%) Software Distribution
10 7 (5.51%) Information Management
11 6 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (4.72%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.94%) Protective Monitoring
12 5 (3.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) PowerShell
2 23 (18.11%) SQL
3 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.96%) C#
5 11 (8.66%) X++
6 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (50.39%) Security Cleared
2 48 (37.80%) SC Cleared
3 29 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (15.75%) DV Cleared
5 17 (13.39%) MCSE
6 15 (11.81%) Degree
7 13 (10.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) CBAP
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.79%) HNC
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.79%) MCITP
9 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) PMO
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (29.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (3.94%) vSphere
4 4 (3.15%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (3.94%) SCOM
2 5 (3.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.36%) Netcool
3 3 (2.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.36%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.02%) HP
3 13 (10.24%) Nintex
4 10 (7.87%) McAfee
5 9 (7.09%) SAP
6 7 (5.51%) VMware
7 6 (4.72%) Oracle
8 5 (3.94%) NetApp
8 5 (3.94%) Veritas
9 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.15%) Citrix
9 4 (3.15%) Meridio
10 3 (2.36%) EMC
11 2 (1.57%) Cisco
12 1 (0.79%) Teradata