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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 564 575
Rank change year-on-year +22 +11  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 59 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.77% 0.82% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 46
Median daily rate £334 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +19.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £289 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £503 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £319
% change year-on-year -15.62% +25.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.30% -  

SharePoint Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7666 9702 9993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.04% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4894 6463 6228
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 236 343
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 53 £325 -18.75% 17
South East +36 17 £425 +42.61% 3
South West +14 13 £233 -40.00%
East of England - 9 £317 -
Berkshire +22 8 £450 +94.38%
Hampshire +20 7 £337 -25.11%
Wiltshire - 7 £233 -
Bracknell +11 6 - -
Yeovil - 5 - -
Ipswich - 5 £298 -
Somerset - 5 - -
Suffolk - 5 £298 -
North East +72 4 £325 - 1
Scotland +36 4 £338 +2.27%
Corsham - 4 £260 -
Glasgow +4 3 - -
London -8 3 £325 -8.45% 4
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £320 -
Watford - 3 - -
Yorkshire +19 2 £195 -44.28% 1
Reading +13 2 £450 +172.72%
Oxford - 2 £450 -
South Wales - 2 £400 -
Newport - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Wales - 2 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +81 1 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear +79 1 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire +21 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 114 (89.06%) SharePoint
2 71 (55.47%) Security Cleared
3 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
4 55 (42.97%) SC Cleared
5 51 (39.84%) Microsoft Office
6 49 (38.28%) Office 365
7 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (28.91%) Project Management
9 35 (27.34%) Finance
9 35 (27.34%) Project Planning
10 33 (25.78%) Microsoft Project
11 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
11 31 (24.22%) IIS
11 31 (24.22%) Windows
11 31 (24.22%) Programme Management
12 26 (20.31%) Migration
12 26 (20.31%) DV Cleared
13 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (17.97%) SQL
15 22 (17.19%) Internet
15 22 (17.19%) Workflow
16 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
17 18 (14.06%) .NET
17 18 (14.06%) Incident Management
18 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (13.28%) Windows Server
19 15 (11.72%) MS Exchange
20 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
21 13 (10.16%) 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
1 114 (89.06%) SharePoint
2 31 (24.22%) IIS
3 24 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (11.72%) MS Exchange
5 13 (10.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.91%) Apache
7 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.13%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.34%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 51 (39.84%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (25.78%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (38.28%) Office 365
2 10 (7.81%) IaaS
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.91%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.56%) Yammer
6 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.19%) Internet
2 10 (7.81%) Extranet
3 8 (6.25%) DMZ
4 6 (4.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.91%) DHCP
5 5 (3.91%) DNS
6 4 (3.13%) Skype
7 3 (2.34%) Intranet
7 3 (2.34%) PBX
7 3 (2.34%) SAN
8 2 (1.56%) Firewall
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.78%) LAN
9 1 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.78%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.78%) VoIP
9 1 (0.78%) VPN
9 1 (0.78%) WAN
9 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) Power BI
3 4 (3.13%) SAP HANA
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.34%) MS Access
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.56%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) QlikView
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.91%) MorphX
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (27.34%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.91%) Electronics
4 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Games
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (11.72%) Administrator
2 12 (9.38%) Project Officer
2 12 (9.38%) Project Support Officer
2 12 (9.38%) Support Officer
3 11 (8.59%) Developer
3 11 (8.59%) Operations Technician
4 10 (7.81%) Consultant
4 10 (7.81%) Migration Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) SharePoint Administrator
5 9 (7.03%) SharePoint Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.91%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) SharePoint Specialist
9 4 (3.13%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.34%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (2.34%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.34%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) .NET
2 9 (7.03%) CSS
3 8 (6.25%) XML
4 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.69%) HTML
5 6 (4.69%) jQuery
6 5 (3.91%) SAP Basis
6 5 (3.91%) XSLT
7 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.13%) COM
7 4 (3.13%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (3.13%) WCF
7 4 (3.13%) Web Services
8 3 (2.34%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (1.56%) HTML5
9 2 (1.56%) React
10 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) PKI
2 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.34%) Clustering
3 3 (2.34%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.34%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.34%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.22%) Windows
2 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (13.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.91%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.13%) Linux
7 4 (3.13%) SUSE
8 3 (2.34%) Solaris
8 3 (2.34%) Unix
8 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.91%) Project Management
3 35 (27.34%) Project Planning
4 31 (24.22%) Programme Management
5 26 (20.31%) Migration
6 22 (17.19%) Workflow
7 18 (14.06%) Incident Management
8 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.59%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (8.59%) Security Monitoring
9 11 (8.59%) Security Operations
9 11 (8.59%) Server Patching
9 11 (8.59%) Software Distribution
10 8 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (4.69%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (3.13%) Change Control
13 4 (3.13%) High Availability
13 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.97%) SQL
2 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.38%) C#
3 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.91%) X++
5 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (55.47%) Security Cleared
2 55 (42.97%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.31%) DV Cleared
4 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.25%) Degree
6 7 (5.47%) MCSE
7 5 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.13%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.78%) CBAP
10 1 (0.78%) CCNA
10 1 (0.78%) CCNP
10 1 (0.78%) HNC
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.78%) MCITP
10 1 (0.78%) MCP
10 1 (0.78%) MCPD
10 1 (0.78%) MCTS
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) PMO
2 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.34%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.78%) XenApp
5 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.34%) Netcool
3 3 (2.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.34%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.59%) McAfee
3 10 (7.81%) SAP
4 9 (7.03%) HP
5 8 (6.25%) Meridio
5 8 (6.25%) VMware
6 7 (5.47%) Nintex
7 6 (4.69%) Citrix
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle
8 4 (3.13%) Veritas
9 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.34%) EMC
10 2 (1.56%) Cisco
11 1 (0.78%) Teradata
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