Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 52 83
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 -38
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 17 145 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 3.40% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.30% 25.00% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 64 59
Median daily rate £338 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £287 £241 £145
90th Percentile £662 £500 £535
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 33 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
South East median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% -46.67% +41.51%

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 165 580 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.30% 13.62% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 286 300
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £316 £256 £230
90th Percentile £669 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £451 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.56% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 36 17
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% +63.27%
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.98% -21.32% +28.57%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Berkshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in Berkshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Berkshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 3 August 2020. 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 +4 8 £400 - 5
Bracknell +1 3 £308 -12.14% 1
Newbury +9 2 £300 -29.41% 2
Maidenhead +16 1 - -
Slough +14 1 - -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Power Platform
3 4 (23.53%) Project Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Power BI
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.88%) FrameMaker
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.88%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Azure
1 5 (29.41%) Power Platform
2 4 (23.53%) Office 365
3 2 (11.76%) PowerApps
4 1 (5.88%) AWS
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (5.88%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (11.76%) Junos
2 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) Skype
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) 2G
3 1 (5.88%) 3G
3 1 (5.88%) 4G
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (5.88%) RNC
3 1 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Power BI
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
2 1 (5.88%) Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Data Insight Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Insight Data Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blog
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Project Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.76%) BMC
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia Networks