Period
to 23 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 42 36
Rank change year-on-year -31 -6 +19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 105 156 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.61% 4.06% 4.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.75% 27.18% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 145
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £534 £504 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% -77.54%
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -27.27% +54.76% -11.15%

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 560 574 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.91% 14.96% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 255 459
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £255 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.18 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.50% -14.29% -36.36%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £20.32 £55.65 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £19.81 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.58% +11.49% -3.95%

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 April 2018.

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
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 April 2018. 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 -28 33 £400 +6.67% 5
Bracknell -6 15 £395 +109.55% 3
Newbury -17 8 £438 +124.36%
Slough +3 7 £374 +1.01% 2
Windsor -1 2 - -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 36 (34.29%) SC Cleared
4 33 (31.43%) Windows
5 29 (27.62%) Migration
5 29 (27.62%) Office 365
6 22 (20.95%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (18.10%) Project Management
8 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 18 (17.14%) Workflow
9 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Excel
10 16 (15.24%) DV Cleared
10 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
11 15 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 15 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (14.29%) Internet
12 14 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (12.38%) Documentum
13 13 (12.38%) IIS
13 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (11.43%) HP
14 12 (11.43%) PMO
15 11 (10.48%) HP ALM
15 11 (10.48%) C#
16 10 (9.52%) .NET
16 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
16 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET

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 22 (20.95%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (12.38%) Documentum
2 13 (12.38%) IIS
3 6 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Kentico
5 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.95%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.86%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.95%) Primavera
3 1 (0.95%) SAP CS
3 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.95%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.62%) Office 365
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.76%) Yammer
4 3 (2.86%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.95%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) Internet
2 6 (5.71%) Skype
3 5 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (1.90%) Intranet
5 1 (0.95%) DHCP
5 1 (0.95%) SAN
5 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) Power BI
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Marketing
2 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Billing
5 2 (1.90%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (11.43%) Consultant
1 12 (11.43%) SharePoint Engineer
2 10 (9.52%) SharePoint Consultant
3 9 (8.57%) Developer
3 9 (8.57%) Field Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Operations Technician
5 7 (6.67%) Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Tester
6 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 4 (3.81%) Applications Tester
8 4 (3.81%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.81%) Exchange Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior PMO
8 4 (3.81%) Support Technician
8 4 (3.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
1 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (3.81%) CSS
2 4 (3.81%) HTML
2 4 (3.81%) HTML5
2 4 (3.81%) jQuery
2 4 (3.81%) XSLT
3 2 (1.90%) Ajax
3 2 (1.90%) CSS3
4 1 (0.95%) COM
4 1 (0.95%) EDI
4 1 (0.95%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Wiki
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Social Media
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) Unix
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Migration
2 19 (18.10%) Project Management
3 18 (17.14%) Workflow
4 14 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.62%) Functional Testing
6 8 (7.62%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (7.62%) Security Operations
6 8 (7.62%) Server Patching
6 8 (7.62%) Software Distribution
6 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
7 6 (5.71%) CRM
7 6 (5.71%) MVC
7 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.76%) Analytics
8 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.48%) C#
3 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.71%) SQL
5 3 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 36 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) ISEB
5 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.90%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) PMO
2 4 (3.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) HP ALM
2 9 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) HP
3 9 (8.57%) McAfee
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle
4 6 (5.71%) SAP
5 5 (4.76%) Serena
6 3 (2.86%) Omniture
6 3 (2.86%) Optimizely
7 2 (1.90%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) Nintex
7 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Ariba
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) Cognos
8 1 (0.95%) Concur
8 1 (0.95%) Google
8 1 (0.95%) Planview
8 1 (0.95%) PTC
8 1 (0.95%) Veeam