The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 28 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 116 114
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 2.28% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £232 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.38% -45.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £400 £319
% change year-on-year -14.81% +25.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
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 advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 254 395 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.89% 16.59% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 208 157
Median daily rate £375 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £251 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -35.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in Berkshire

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in Berkshire

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bracknell +9 6 - -
Reading +11 2 £450 +172.72%
SharePoint Server
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) IIS
3 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Internet
3 10 (76.92%) McAfee
3 10 (76.92%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (76.92%) Software Distribution
3 10 (76.92%) Server Patching
3 10 (76.92%) Security Operations
3 10 (76.92%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Conflict Management
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

SharePoint Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (84.62%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Operations Technician
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Security Monitoring
1 10 (76.92%) Security Operations
1 10 (76.92%) Server Patching
1 10 (76.92%) Software Distribution
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) BDD
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Conflict Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Kanban
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata