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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 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
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 114 92 86
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2,044 1,751 1,108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.30% 2.64% 2.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.46% 20.74% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 1,216 733
10th Percentile £208 £230 £250
25th Percentile £337 £350 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
75th Percentile £575 £533 £506
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +2.05% +3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 30
10th Percentile £14.12 £12.25 £16.13
25th Percentile £17.63 £14.58 £17.83
Median hourly rate £26.34 £18.75 £20.11
Median % change year-on-year +40.48% -6.76% +20.06%
75th Percentile £53.23 £28.42 £29.04
90th Percentile £68.40 £51.00 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.11
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.98% +34.07%

SharePoint 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 10,501 8,443 5,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.80% 12.73% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,216 5,693 3,812
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
25th Percentile £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
75th Percentile £630 £575 £550
90th Percentile £733 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 164 126
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.63
25th Percentile £17.03 £16.14 £16.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.71 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +47.60% +18.56% +0.98%
75th Percentile £65.32 £51.00 £33.56
90th Percentile £77.50 £65.54 £52.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £19.44
% change year-on-year +2.81% +12.58% +11.09%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint.

Hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SharePoint over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the UK over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -13 1,647 £466 +3.46% 475
Work from Home -33 947 £475 +5.56% 181
UK excluding London -18 813 £422 +2.05% 345
London -15 810 £500 +6.10% 156
South East +7 214 £431 -7.01% 76
North of England -28 176 £400 +6.67% 88
South West +17 144 £475 +11.76% 66
Midlands -23 127 £400 - 50
North West -30 106 £358 -3.38% 45
West Midlands -38 94 £425 +4.94% 34
East of England -11 73 £325 -7.14% 34
Yorkshire -9 63 £415 +3.75% 32
Scotland -45 58 £325 -23.53% 18
East Midlands +7 34 £180 -32.08% 16
Wales -3 24 £563 +18.42% 8
North East -8 7 £515 +27.95% 11
Northern Ireland -2 2 £143 -6.56% 5
Isle of Man - 2 £350 -

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 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.

1 1,086 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 927 (45.35%) Microsoft 365
3 742 (36.30%) Azure
4 511 (25.00%) Social Skills
5 509 (24.90%) Agile
6 502 (24.56%) Power Platform
7 441 (21.58%) Finance
8 436 (21.33%) Active Directory
8 436 (21.33%) Windows
9 415 (20.30%) Migration
10 365 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
11 323 (15.80%) Microsoft Office
12 319 (15.61%) PowerApps
13 317 (15.51%) PowerShell
14 295 (14.43%) SQL
15 282 (13.80%) OneDrive
16 277 (13.55%) Power BI
17 264 (12.92%) .NET
18 256 (12.52%) Microsoft Excel
19 243 (11.89%) Project Management
20 236 (11.55%) Security Cleared
21 223 (10.91%) Public Sector
22 214 (10.47%) SQL Server
23 208 (10.18%) Microsoft Intune
24 206 (10.08%) Power Automate
25 205 (10.03%) JIRA
26 202 (9.88%) SC Cleared
27 201 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
28 199 (9.74%) Azure Active Directory
29 198 (9.69%) DevOps

SharePoint
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
1 134 (6.56%) Confluence
2 68 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 40 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 31 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 27 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 26 (1.27%) CMS
8 20 (0.98%) IIS
9 18 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 12 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.44%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.39%) Drupal
14 7 (0.34%) Apache
15 5 (0.24%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.24%) WordPress
16 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.20%) JBoss
17 3 (0.15%) MS Project Server
17 3 (0.15%) OnBase
Applications
1 323 (15.80%) Microsoft Office
2 256 (12.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 167 (8.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 96 (4.70%) Microsoft Project
5 77 (3.77%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.03%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.098%) CATIA
10 2 (0.098%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.098%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.098%) Solid Edge
10 2 (0.098%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.098%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 143 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (3.82%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.39%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.20%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.15%) assyst
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.15%) Primavera
9 2 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.098%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.098%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 927 (45.35%) Microsoft 365
2 742 (36.30%) Azure
3 502 (24.56%) Power Platform
4 319 (15.61%) PowerApps
5 282 (13.80%) OneDrive
6 206 (10.08%) Power Automate
7 199 (9.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 185 (9.05%) Dynamics 365
9 110 (5.38%) AWS
10 76 (3.72%) Azure DevOps
11 73 (3.57%) SaaS
12 56 (2.74%) Azure Logic Apps
12 56 (2.74%) IaaS
13 54 (2.64%) GitHub
14 52 (2.54%) PaaS
15 45 (2.20%) Yammer
16 28 (1.37%) Mimecast
17 25 (1.22%) ShareGate
18 20 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
19 19 (0.93%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.11%) Intranet
2 79 (3.86%) Firewall
3 77 (3.77%) DNS
4 65 (3.18%) DHCP
5 62 (3.03%) VPN
6 54 (2.64%) Skype
7 49 (2.40%) WAN
8 48 (2.35%) LAN
9 36 (1.76%) VoIP
10 32 (1.57%) Internet
11 30 (1.47%) SAN
11 30 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (1.08%) TCP/IP
13 22 (1.08%) WebEx
14 18 (0.88%) Unified Communications
15 15 (0.73%) MPLS
16 13 (0.64%) Network Security
16 13 (0.64%) SD-WAN
17 12 (0.59%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (13.55%) Power BI
2 214 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 40 (1.96%) Electronic Patient Records
4 36 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (1.22%) Metadata
7 24 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.03%) Tableau
9 20 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 16 (0.78%) MySQL
12 14 (0.68%) Data Lake
12 14 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.39%) MS Access
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.34%) QlikView
16 6 (0.29%) GIS
16 6 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 205 (10.03%) JIRA
2 68 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.47%) gulp
5 23 (1.13%) GitLab
6 22 (1.08%) Yeoman
7 11 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.34%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.34%) Subversion
10 6 (0.29%) Selenium
10 6 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.24%) Postman
11 5 (0.24%) Serena SBM
12 4 (0.20%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.20%) Balsamiq
12 4 (0.20%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 511 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 441 (21.58%) Finance
3 223 (10.91%) Public Sector
4 185 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (5.82%) Banking
6 82 (4.01%) Presentation Skills
7 67 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
8 62 (3.03%) Marketing
9 44 (2.15%) Legal
10 42 (2.05%) Manufacturing
11 41 (2.01%) Telecoms
12 37 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
13 27 (1.32%) Investment Banking
14 26 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
15 24 (1.17%) Retail
16 21 (1.03%) Law
17 19 (0.93%) Electronics
17 19 (0.93%) Publishing
18 18 (0.88%) Local Government
19 16 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 330 (16.14%) Developer
2 316 (15.46%) Analyst
3 194 (9.49%) Project Manager
4 168 (8.22%) Architect
5 144 (7.05%) SharePoint Developer
6 125 (6.12%) Consultant
7 110 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 102 (4.99%) Business Analyst
9 72 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 69 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 66 (3.23%) Administrator
12 65 (3.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 63 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
13 63 (3.08%) Support Analyst
14 49 (2.40%) Azure Engineer
15 46 (2.25%) IT Manager
16 45 (2.20%) SharePoint Engineer
17 42 (2.05%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
18 39 (1.91%) Service Analyst
19 38 (1.86%) Microsoft 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (12.92%) .NET
2 170 (8.32%) HTML
3 153 (7.49%) CSS
4 93 (4.55%) jQuery
5 91 (4.45%) ASP.NET
6 81 (3.96%) React
7 76 (3.72%) J2EE
8 55 (2.69%) REST
9 49 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 48 (2.35%) HTML5
11 34 (1.66%) Web Services
12 32 (1.57%) Node.js
13 28 (1.37%) .NET Core
14 27 (1.32%) .NET Framework
15 18 (0.88%) RESTful
16 17 (0.83%) Ajax
17 16 (0.78%) JSON
18 14 (0.68%) ARM Templates
18 14 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 86 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 61 (2.98%) User Experience
3 58 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 53 (2.59%) NHS
5 51 (2.50%) PKI
6 42 (2.05%) PACS
7 39 (1.91%) e-Health
7 39 (1.91%) LIMS
8 35 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 30 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 29 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
12 22 (1.08%) iPhone
13 21 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (0.98%) iPad
15 17 (0.83%) Low-Code
16 15 (0.73%) Clustering
17 14 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 436 (21.33%) Windows
2 178 (8.71%) Windows 10
3 161 (7.88%) Windows Server
4 61 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (2.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 52 (2.54%) Linux
7 44 (2.15%) Windows Server 2019
8 37 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (1.47%) Android
10 27 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.34%) Unix
14 5 (0.24%) AIX
14 5 (0.24%) CentOS
14 5 (0.24%) Solaris
15 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (24.90%) Agile
2 415 (20.30%) Migration
3 365 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 243 (11.89%) Project Management
5 201 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
6 198 (9.69%) DevOps
7 188 (9.20%) ITIL
8 181 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 174 (8.51%) Change Management
10 173 (8.46%) CRM
11 141 (6.90%) Project Delivery
12 127 (6.21%) Scrum
13 115 (5.63%) Data Migration
14 114 (5.58%) Analytics
15 108 (5.28%) Waterfall
16 94 (4.60%) SDLC
17 86 (4.21%) PRINCE2
18 85 (4.16%) Service Management
19 84 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 82 (4.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 317 (15.51%) PowerShell
2 295 (14.43%) SQL
3 174 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 171 (8.37%) C#
5 107 (5.23%) Java
6 68 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 46 (2.25%) Python
8 44 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 35 (1.71%) VBA
10 33 (1.61%) VB
11 31 (1.52%) C
12 27 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 21 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.59%) Bash
15 11 (0.54%) Ruby
16 8 (0.39%) X++
17 7 (0.34%) PHP
18 6 (0.29%) Perl
19 5 (0.24%) VBScript
20 3 (0.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 236 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 202 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 75 (3.67%) Degree
4 34 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (0.73%) MCP
9 14 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.68%) PMP
10 13 (0.64%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (0.59%) MCSE
12 11 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.49%) MCSA
14 9 (0.44%) CCNA
14 9 (0.44%) CISSP
15 8 (0.39%) CCNP
15 8 (0.39%) CISA
15 8 (0.39%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.82%) PMO
2 93 (4.55%) SLA
3 51 (2.50%) QA
4 40 (1.96%) Accessibility
5 39 (1.91%) GDPR
5 39 (1.91%) HL7
6 21 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.59%) WCAG
8 11 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.34%) NCSC
10 7 (0.34%) P3O
11 6 (0.29%) GRC
11 6 (0.29%) NIST
12 4 (0.20%) COBIT
12 4 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.15%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.098%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 436 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 133 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 24 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 17 (0.83%) vSphere
8 15 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.54%) XenApp
10 9 (0.44%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.34%) Docker
11 7 (0.34%) NFS
11 7 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.15%) HDFS
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.098%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.098%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 208 (10.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 138 (6.75%) SCCM
3 46 (2.25%) Terraform
4 33 (1.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 19 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
6 16 (0.78%) Control-M
7 14 (0.68%) Kubernetes
8 12 (0.59%) SCOM
9 9 (0.44%) Ansible
10 8 (0.39%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.29%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.29%) QRadar
12 6 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.29%) WSUS
13 5 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.20%) VxRail
15 3 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,086 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 175 (8.56%) VMware
3 153 (7.49%) Oracle
4 148 (7.24%) SAP
5 99 (4.84%) Citrix
6 78 (3.82%) Cisco
7 71 (3.47%) ServiceNow
8 29 (1.42%) Google
8 29 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 25 (1.22%) IBM
10 23 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 23 (1.13%) SolarWinds
11 21 (1.03%) NetApp
11 21 (1.03%) Sophos
11 21 (1.03%) Veeam
12 20 (0.98%) Apple
12 20 (0.98%) Cerner
12 20 (0.98%) EMC
13 19 (0.93%) Remedy