The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 71 132 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.88% 5.31% 3.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.10% 30.70% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 79 41
Median daily rate £357 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +1.03% +3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -77.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +14.73% -7.58%  

SharePoint 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 262 430 468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.32% 17.30% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 256 259
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -61.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Berkshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in Berkshire

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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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading +7 42 £370 -7.50% 3
Bracknell -17 6 £177 -66.28% 2
Slough +1 2 - -
Maidenhead -8 2 - -
Newbury +3 1 £190 -
Wokingham - 1 £350 -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 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.

1 59 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 33 (22.00%) Office 365
4 30 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 30 (20.00%) Migration
5 28 (18.67%) Finance
5 28 (18.67%) SC Cleared
6 25 (16.67%) CRM
7 24 (16.00%) Project Management
7 24 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
8 23 (15.33%) SQL
9 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
10 20 (13.33%) Windows
11 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (10.67%) ERP
12 16 (10.67%) PMO
13 15 (10.00%) .NET
14 14 (9.33%) SLA
15 13 (8.67%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.67%) MS Project
15 13 (8.67%) PRINCE2
15 13 (8.67%) DV Cleared
15 13 (8.67%) IaaS
16 12 (8.00%) PaaS
16 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (8.00%) Data Migration
16 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (8.00%) MS Office
16 12 (8.00%) IIS

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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 (8.00%) IIS
2 11 (7.33%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (7.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.67%) Apache
3 4 (2.67%) JBoss
3 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.33%) SAS
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.67%) MS Project
3 12 (8.00%) MS Office
4 9 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.67%) InfoPath
6 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.00%) Maya
Business Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.67%) Primavera
4 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.00%) Office 365
2 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.67%) IaaS
4 12 (8.00%) PaaS
5 10 (6.67%) Google Drive
5 10 (6.67%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.67%) Yammer
7 2 (1.33%) Taleo
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.67%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.67%) G Suite
8 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) Internet
2 8 (5.33%) Skype
3 2 (1.33%) HTTP
3 2 (1.33%) Intranet
3 2 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) FTP
4 1 (0.67%) IPsec
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) Telnet
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.33%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.33%) Power BI
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.67%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.67%) Selenium
3 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (18.67%) Finance
2 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) French Language
4 3 (2.00%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Electronics
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (13.33%) Analyst
2 18 (12.00%) Developer
3 16 (10.67%) Consultant
4 12 (8.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 12 (8.00%) SharePoint Specialist
5 10 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
6 9 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Administrator
7 8 (5.33%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.67%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.67%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Operations Technician
9 6 (4.00%) SharePoint Support
9 6 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Data Migration Consultant
10 5 (3.33%) Integration Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Office 365 Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) .NET
2 8 (5.33%) Web Services
3 5 (3.33%) WCF
4 4 (2.67%) Middleware
5 3 (2.00%) Flash
6 2 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.33%) MDX
6 2 (1.33%) REST
6 2 (1.33%) RESTful
7 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.67%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.67%) JSON
7 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.33%) PKI
5 2 (1.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) Social Media
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.67%) Linux
4 4 (2.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.00%) Migration
2 25 (16.67%) CRM
3 24 (16.00%) Project Management
4 16 (10.67%) ERP
5 13 (8.67%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.33%) ETL
8 10 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.00%) Coaching
9 9 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (6.00%) Information Management
9 9 (6.00%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.33%) Change Management
10 8 (5.33%) Complex ETL
10 8 (5.33%) Process Improvement
11 7 (4.67%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.67%) ITIL
11 7 (4.67%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.33%) SQL
2 8 (5.33%) C
3 7 (4.67%) C#
4 3 (2.00%) Java
4 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) C++
6 1 (0.67%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) Degree
4 5 (3.33%) ECDL
5 4 (2.67%) APMP
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.33%) HNC
6 2 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CCNA
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) CISA
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CISM
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.67%) MBA
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) PMO
2 14 (9.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) P3O
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.67%) Firmware
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.33%) Google
3 9 (6.00%) Huawei
4 8 (5.33%) Remedy
5 7 (4.67%) Oracle
6 6 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 5 (3.33%) HP
7 5 (3.33%) SAP
8 2 (1.33%) Meridio
8 2 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.33%) PTC
8 2 (1.33%) Serena
8 2 (1.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) EMC
9 1 (0.67%) F5
9 1 (0.67%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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