Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 39 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 121 208 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.04% 4.69% 3.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.37% 27.37% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 140
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £198 £243
90th Percentile £538 £550 £700
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -47.92% +37.14%
South East median hourly rate £12.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -49.00% +13.64% +22.22%

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 594 760 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.90% 17.14% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 405 444
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £232
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -26.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.08 £13.58
90th Percentile £38.45 £49.28 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £21.16 £18.68
% change year-on-year -8.69% +13.25% +14.67%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -24 41 £488 +13.37% 1
Bracknell -13 16 - -
Newbury +8 8 £424 +30.31%
Maidenhead -13 8 £500 +5.26% 1
Slough +9 7 £331 -5.36% 1
Wokingham +9 4 £263 -34.50% 2
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.62%) Windows
2 31 (25.62%) Office 365
3 29 (23.97%) Project Management
4 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 26 (21.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (20.66%) Active Directory
7 24 (19.83%) Security Cleared
8 22 (18.18%) Migration
9 21 (17.36%) CRM
10 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
11 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (13.22%) SC Cleared
12 16 (13.22%) DV Cleared
12 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (13.22%) Skype
13 14 (11.57%) IIS
13 14 (11.57%) Internet
13 14 (11.57%) Finance
14 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
14 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Project
14 13 (10.74%) .NET
14 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.92%) Server Patching
15 12 (9.92%) Software Distribution
15 12 (9.92%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (9.92%) Security Operations
15 12 (9.92%) Security Monitoring

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 14 (11.57%) IIS
2 12 (9.92%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (8.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (7.44%) Skype for Business
5 8 (6.61%) CMS
6 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.96%) MS Project Server
7 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.31%) Confluence
9 2 (1.65%) Drupal
9 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.83%) Apache
10 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (21.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.65%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.65%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.62%) Office 365
2 8 (6.61%) OneDrive
3 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.31%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.83%) Taleo
6 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) Skype
2 14 (11.57%) Internet
3 4 (3.31%) DHCP
3 4 (3.31%) DNS
3 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.48%) Firewall
5 2 (1.65%) NAS
5 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.65%) SAN
5 2 (1.65%) SMTP
5 2 (1.65%) VPN
5 2 (1.65%) Wireless
6 1 (0.83%) Extranet
6 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) Power BI
3 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) OLAP
5 1 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.31%) JIRA
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.83%) MorphX
5 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.09%) Marketing
4 6 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
5 5 (4.13%) Banking
6 4 (3.31%) Back Office
7 2 (1.65%) Billing
7 2 (1.65%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (14.88%) Developer
2 16 (13.22%) Architect
3 13 (10.74%) Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Operations Technician
5 11 (9.09%) Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Administrator
7 8 (6.61%) Coordinator
7 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.79%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (4.96%) SharePoint Specialist
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.13%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Business Process Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Designer
11 4 (3.31%) Process Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Software Designer
12 3 (2.48%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) .NET
2 8 (6.61%) Web Services
3 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.13%) HTML
5 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.31%) REST
5 4 (3.31%) SOAP
6 3 (2.48%) CSS
7 2 (1.65%) EDI
7 2 (1.65%) Flash
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.83%) jQuery
8 1 (0.83%) Mason
8 1 (0.83%) MDX
8 1 (0.83%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.83%) WCF
8 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.61%) Social Media
4 6 (4.96%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.48%) CESG
5 3 (2.48%) CMDB
6 2 (1.65%) Clustering
6 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.65%) FMCG
6 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.65%) iPad
6 2 (1.65%) iPhone
6 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) PMI
7 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.62%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.65%) Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Unix
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Project Management
2 22 (18.18%) Migration
3 21 (17.36%) CRM
4 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.92%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.92%) Security Monitoring
6 12 (9.92%) Security Operations
6 12 (9.92%) Server Patching
6 12 (9.92%) Software Distribution
7 11 (9.09%) Analytics
8 10 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (8.26%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.44%) Content Management
10 8 (6.61%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.61%) SOA
10 8 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Change Control
11 7 (5.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) SQL
2 8 (6.61%) C#
2 8 (6.61%) Java
2 8 (6.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.48%) C
4 3 (2.48%) VBScript
5 2 (1.65%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.83%) SOQL
6 1 (0.83%) SOSL
6 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.22%) DV Cleared
2 16 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.26%) PMP
4 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 8 (6.61%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.48%) MCSA
7 2 (1.65%) CCENT
7 2 (1.65%) CCNA
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.65%) ISEB
7 2 (1.65%) MCITP
7 2 (1.65%) MCSE
7 2 (1.65%) RHCE
7 2 (1.65%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) PMO
2 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) GxP
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (20.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.48%) XenApp
3 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.48%) SCCM
3 3 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) McAfee
3 9 (7.44%) SAP
4 8 (6.61%) HP
4 8 (6.61%) VMware
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle
5 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco
6 4 (3.31%) Citrix
6 4 (3.31%) Symantec
7 3 (2.48%) Altiris
7 3 (2.48%) Ariba
7 3 (2.48%) Google
7 3 (2.48%) LANDesk
7 3 (2.48%) Serena
8 2 (1.65%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (1.65%) Dell
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.65%) Veeam