Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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.

Windows SharePoint Services (WSS)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 861 886
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.016% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
UK median daily rate £195 £184 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -42.35% -20.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £184 £350
% change year-on-year +6.12% -47.50% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 35,410 31,713 32,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.02% 32.37% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,991 22,024 22,448
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 387 384
UK median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +10.34% -2.08%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.87%

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 4 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 23 September 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
England -4 5 £195 +6.12% 2
UK excluding London -7 5 £195 +6.12% 2
South West -12 3 £195 - 1
South East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows SharePoint Services 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 Windows SharePoint Services.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) Meridio

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 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) Netcool
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Meridio
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Nintex