Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows SharePoint Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows SharePoint Services over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Windows SharePoint Services (WSS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 888 887
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.019% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
UK median daily rate £173 £271 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.41% -39.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £161 £241 £380
90th Percentile £184 £342 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £173 £350 £500
% change year-on-year -50.71% -30.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Windows SharePoint Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

Windows SharePoint Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows SharePoint Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows SharePoint Services in the UK

Windows SharePoint Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows SharePoint Services in the UK

Windows SharePoint Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows SharePoint Services in the UK

Windows SharePoint Services
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +17 4 £173 -36.41%
UK excluding London +31 3 £173 -50.71%
South West +4 2 - -
London -7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £173 -
Midlands - 1 £173 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 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 Windows SharePoint Services.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows SharePoint Services
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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Search
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas