Period
to 22 August 2017

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 6 months to 22 August 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -21
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 138 232 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.58% 4.92% 2.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.14% 28.43% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 104
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £258 £222 £213
90th Percentile £538 £549 £635
South East median daily rate £375 £383 £373
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.68% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -41.86% +22.86%
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year -30.00% +7.07% -6.60%

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 549 816 769
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.23% 17.30% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 451 458
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £265 £270 £237
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -21.88% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.45 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £24.65 £37.70
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.55% - +17.65%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Berkshire

SharePoint
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

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Berkshire

SharePoint
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 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in Berkshire

SharePoint
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 6 months to 22 August 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
Reading -6 58 £425 -1.16% 3
Bracknell -15 18 - - 1
Newbury +8 9 £388 +19.23%
Slough +8 5 £338 +3.85% 2
Maidenhead -5 4 £500 +19.05% 1
Windsor +3 1 £475 -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (28.26%) Windows
3 35 (25.36%) Security Cleared
4 34 (24.64%) SQL Server
5 31 (22.46%) Active Directory
6 29 (21.01%) Office 365
7 24 (17.39%) CRM
8 23 (16.67%) Project Management
9 22 (15.94%) .NET
9 22 (15.94%) Migration
10 20 (14.49%) Finance
10 20 (14.49%) Microsoft Excel
11 19 (13.77%) IIS
11 19 (13.77%) Dynamics CRM
11 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
12 18 (13.04%) Internet
13 17 (12.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Project
14 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (11.59%) Skype
14 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
15 15 (10.87%) DV Cleared
15 15 (10.87%) Telecoms
16 13 (9.42%) C#
16 13 (9.42%) SQL
16 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
17 12 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
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 19 (13.77%) IIS
2 12 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.90%) Apache
6 4 (2.90%) CMS
7 3 (2.17%) JBoss
7 3 (2.17%) MS Project Server
7 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.45%) Confluence
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (14.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (12.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (5.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.45%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.45%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.72%) FRx
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.01%) Office 365
2 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.80%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.90%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.17%) IaaS
5 3 (2.17%) PaaS
5 3 (2.17%) Yammer
6 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.45%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.72%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.04%) Internet
2 16 (11.59%) Skype
3 5 (3.62%) Firewall
4 4 (2.90%) DHCP
4 4 (2.90%) DNS
4 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.45%) Intranet
5 2 (1.45%) NAS
5 2 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.45%) SAN
5 2 (1.45%) SMTP
5 2 (1.45%) VPN
5 2 (1.45%) Wireless
6 1 (0.72%) 3G
6 1 (0.72%) 4G
6 1 (0.72%) Extranet
6 1 (0.72%) HTTP
6 1 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.17%) Power BI
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.45%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.45%) MySQL
6 2 (1.45%) QlikView
6 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.72%) OLAP
7 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.72%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.72%) MorphX
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (14.49%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.07%) Marketing
4 6 (4.35%) Banking
5 5 (3.62%) Advertising
6 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.17%) Electronics
8 2 (1.45%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (21.74%) Developer
2 14 (10.14%) Architect
3 10 (7.25%) Analyst
3 10 (7.25%) Coordinator
3 10 (7.25%) Operations Technician
3 10 (7.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (5.80%) Administrator
5 7 (5.07%) SharePoint Specialist
6 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.35%) Consultant
6 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.62%) CRM Developer
7 5 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.62%) Designer
7 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (3.62%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (3.62%) Software Designer
7 5 (3.62%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) .NET
2 10 (7.25%) Web Services
3 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.07%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.62%) REST
6 4 (2.90%) SOAP
6 4 (2.90%) WCF
7 3 (2.17%) CSS
7 3 (2.17%) HTML
7 3 (2.17%) Middleware
8 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.45%) Flash
8 2 (1.45%) JSON
8 2 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.72%) jQuery
9 1 (0.72%) Mason
9 1 (0.72%) MDX
9 1 (0.72%) RESTful
9 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.62%) Social Media
3 5 (3.62%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.45%) Blog
4 2 (1.45%) CESG
4 2 (1.45%) Clustering
4 2 (1.45%) FMCG
4 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.45%) iPad
4 2 (1.45%) iPhone
4 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.45%) Replication
4 2 (1.45%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) CMDB
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.26%) Windows
2 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
2 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.35%) Linux
3 6 (4.35%) Unix
4 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.39%) CRM
2 23 (16.67%) Project Management
3 22 (15.94%) Migration
4 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 11 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.25%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (7.25%) Security Operations
6 10 (7.25%) Server Patching
6 10 (7.25%) Software Distribution
7 9 (6.52%) ITIL
8 8 (5.80%) SOA
9 7 (5.07%) ERP
9 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.35%) Analytics
10 6 (4.35%) Content Management
10 6 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (4.35%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.35%) MVC
10 6 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.42%) C#
1 13 (9.42%) SQL
2 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.80%) Java
5 6 (4.35%) C
6 2 (1.45%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.72%) C++
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) SOQL
7 1 (0.72%) SOSL
7 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (25.36%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.87%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) Degree
5 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.17%) HNC
6 3 (2.17%) MCSA
6 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.45%) CCENT
7 2 (1.45%) CCNA
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.45%) ISEB
7 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.45%) MCITP
7 2 (1.45%) MCSE
7 2 (1.45%) PMP
7 2 (1.45%) RHCE
7 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) PMO
2 6 (4.35%) SLA
3 4 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) GxP
System Software
1 31 (22.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.45%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.45%) vSphere
4 2 (1.45%) XenApp
4 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.45%) SCCM
3 2 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.70%) HP
3 10 (7.25%) McAfee
4 8 (5.80%) Oracle
5 7 (5.07%) SAP
5 7 (5.07%) VMware
6 5 (3.62%) Remedy
6 5 (3.62%) Serena
7 4 (2.90%) Cisco
7 4 (2.90%) Huawei
8 3 (2.17%) Symantec
9 2 (1.45%) Altiris
9 2 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.45%) Dell
9 2 (1.45%) Google
9 2 (1.45%) IBM
9 2 (1.45%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.45%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.45%) Meridio
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat