Period
to 23 November 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 23 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.

Microsoft SharePoint
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 112 184 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.73% 4.28% 3.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.39% 26.36% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 146
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £251
90th Percentile £541 £543 £700
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -3.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -57.63% +73.53%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year -68.00% +45.63% +37.33%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 609 698 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.82% 16.22% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 358 429
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £225
90th Percentile £575 £579 £538
South East median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.14% +21.62% +12.91%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 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
Reading -29 33 £475 +22.58% 1
Bracknell -3 17 - -
Slough +9 10 £338 -9.40% 1
Newbury 0 7 £424 +30.31% 1
Maidenhead -12 6 £310 -34.74% 1
Wokingham +12 4 £263 -40.23% 1
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
2 33 (29.46%) Office 365
3 27 (24.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (24.11%) Windows
4 25 (22.32%) Project Management
4 25 (22.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
6 22 (19.64%) Migration
7 20 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
9 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
9 18 (16.07%) DV Cleared
10 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (14.29%) IIS
11 16 (14.29%) CRM
11 16 (14.29%) Internet
11 16 (14.29%) Skype
12 14 (12.50%) McAfee
12 14 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (12.50%) Software Distribution
12 14 (12.50%) Server Patching
12 14 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (12.50%) Security Operations
12 14 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
13 13 (11.61%) PMO
13 13 (11.61%) Finance
13 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
14 12 (10.71%) MS Visio

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 16 (14.29%) IIS
2 14 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (8.04%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.14%) CMS
4 8 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.36%) MS Project Server
6 4 (3.57%) Confluence
7 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.79%) Drupal
8 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.89%) Apache
9 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (24.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (22.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (10.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 2 (1.79%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.79%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.89%) Primavera
3 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 33 (29.46%) Office 365
2 8 (7.14%) OneDrive
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.79%) Yammer
6 1 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.89%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) Internet
1 16 (14.29%) Skype
2 5 (4.46%) DHCP
2 5 (4.46%) DNS
2 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.68%) SAN
3 3 (2.68%) VPN
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) NAS
4 2 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.79%) SMTP
4 2 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.89%) SNMP
5 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) Power BI
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) Big Data
5 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.89%) OLAP
5 1 (0.89%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
1 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
1 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.82%) Marketing
3 6 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.57%) Advertising
4 4 (3.57%) Back Office
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.79%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (13.39%) Analyst
2 14 (12.50%) Operations Technician
3 12 (10.71%) Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Consultant
4 11 (9.82%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.93%) Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Coordinator
7 6 (5.36%) Administrator
7 6 (5.36%) SharePoint Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
9 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.57%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
1 7 (6.25%) Web Services
2 4 (3.57%) HTML
2 4 (3.57%) REST
2 4 (3.57%) SOAP
3 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.79%) CSS
3 2 (1.79%) EDI
3 2 (1.79%) Flash
4 1 (0.89%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (0.89%) jQuery
4 1 (0.89%) Mason
4 1 (0.89%) MDX
4 1 (0.89%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.14%) Social Media
4 6 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.68%) CESG
5 3 (2.68%) CMDB
5 3 (2.68%) FMCG
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.79%) iPad
6 2 (1.79%) iPhone
6 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) Windows
2 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) Linux
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.79%) Unix
6 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) Project Management
2 22 (19.64%) Migration
3 20 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.29%) CRM
6 14 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
6 14 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 14 (12.50%) Server Patching
6 14 (12.50%) Software Distribution
7 11 (9.82%) Analytics
7 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.82%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (8.04%) Programme Management
9 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.14%) Asset Management
10 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.25%) Content Management
11 7 (6.25%) ITIL
11 7 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) Java
2 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.36%) SQL
4 5 (4.46%) C#
5 3 (2.68%) VBScript
6 2 (1.79%) C
6 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.89%) SOQL
7 1 (0.89%) SOSL
7 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.07%) DV Cleared
2 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) PMP
4 9 (8.04%) Degree
5 7 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.68%) MCSE
7 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.79%) CCENT
8 2 (1.79%) CCNA
8 2 (1.79%) ISEB
8 2 (1.79%) MCITP
8 2 (1.79%) MCSA
8 2 (1.79%) RHCE
8 2 (1.79%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.89%) CCNP
9 1 (0.89%) HNC
9 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) PMO
2 5 (4.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) GxP
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
3 3 (2.68%) XenApp
3 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.68%) SCCM
3 3 (2.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.89%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.89%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.50%) McAfee
3 9 (8.04%) SAP
4 8 (7.14%) VMware
5 7 (6.25%) HP
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle
6 5 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.57%) Citrix
7 4 (3.57%) Symantec
8 3 (2.68%) Altiris
8 3 (2.68%) Ariba
8 3 (2.68%) Google
8 3 (2.68%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.68%) Veeam
9 2 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.79%) Concur
9 2 (1.79%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.79%) Nintex
9 2 (1.79%) Workday