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 3 months to 26 May 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
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 74 131 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.00% 5.42% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.71% 31.19% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 62 38
Median daily rate £450 £404 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% +24.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £208 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.37% -10.00%  

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 277 420 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.96% 17.37% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 244 202
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £267 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.91%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 May 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 3 months to 26 May 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 36 £438 -2.77% 3
Bracknell -7 13 - - 1
Newbury +5 3 £195 -
Maidenhead -5 2 £500 +17.64%
Windsor - 1 £475 -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 68 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 48 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 46 (28.75%) SQL Server
4 35 (21.88%) Windows
4 35 (21.88%) CRM
5 34 (21.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (20.00%) Finance
7 29 (18.13%) Project Management
8 28 (17.50%) SC Cleared
9 24 (15.00%) Migration
9 24 (15.00%) Office 365
10 23 (14.38%) .NET
11 22 (13.75%) SQL
11 22 (13.75%) Active Directory
11 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (13.13%) Telecoms
13 20 (12.50%) DV Cleared
14 19 (11.88%) Internet
14 19 (11.88%) IIS
15 18 (11.25%) ERP
16 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (9.38%) PMO
19 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Project
19 14 (8.75%) PRINCE2
20 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (8.13%) SharePoint Server
20 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012

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 (11.88%) IIS
2 13 (8.13%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.50%) Apache
5 4 (2.50%) JBoss
5 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (6.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
6 5 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (21.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.25%) Changepoint
3 2 (1.25%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.63%) FRx
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.63%) Primavera
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.00%) Office 365
2 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.13%) IaaS
3 13 (8.13%) PaaS
4 8 (5.00%) OneDrive
5 7 (4.38%) Google Drive
6 6 (3.75%) Yammer
7 2 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.63%) G Suite
8 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.88%) Internet
2 10 (6.25%) Skype
3 4 (2.50%) Firewall
4 2 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) 3G
5 1 (0.63%) 4G
5 1 (0.63%) Extranet
5 1 (0.63%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) IPsec
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.25%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.25%) MySQL
8 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.25%) Power BI
8 2 (1.25%) QlikView
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.63%) MorphX
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (20.00%) Finance
2 21 (13.13%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.75%) Banking
4 4 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
6 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (15.00%) Developer
2 15 (9.38%) Analyst
3 12 (7.50%) Coordinator
4 11 (6.88%) Operations Technician
5 10 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.63%) Consultant
6 9 (5.63%) Transmission Delivery Manager
7 8 (5.00%) Architect
7 8 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
7 8 (5.00%) SharePoint Specialist
7 8 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Administrator
8 7 (4.38%) Integration Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Migration Specialist
9 6 (3.75%) SharePoint Support
10 5 (3.13%) Change Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Data Migration Consultant
10 5 (3.13%) Migration Consultant
10 5 (3.13%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.38%) .NET
2 9 (5.63%) Web Services
3 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.38%) WCF
5 6 (3.75%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.50%) Middleware
7 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.25%) Flash
7 2 (1.25%) JSON
7 2 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.63%) CSS
8 1 (0.63%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.63%) HTML
8 1 (0.63%) MDX
8 1 (0.63%) REST
8 1 (0.63%) RESTful
8 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.75%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.50%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.88%) Social Media
6 2 (1.25%) Blog
6 2 (1.25%) PKI
6 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) Windows
2 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.13%) Linux
4 5 (3.13%) Unix
5 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.88%) CRM
2 29 (18.13%) Project Management
3 24 (15.00%) Migration
4 18 (11.25%) ERP
5 14 (8.75%) PRINCE2
6 11 (6.88%) Coaching
6 11 (6.88%) Security Monitoring
6 11 (6.88%) Security Operations
6 11 (6.88%) Server Patching
6 11 (6.88%) Software Distribution
7 10 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (6.25%) ETL
8 9 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (5.63%) ITIL
8 9 (5.63%) Multithreading
9 8 (5.00%) Change Management
9 8 (5.00%) Complex ETL
9 8 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.75%) SQL
2 11 (6.88%) C
2 11 (6.88%) C#
3 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.88%) Java
5 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.63%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.63%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 48 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.75%) Degree
5 4 (2.50%) APMP
5 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.88%) HNC
7 2 (1.25%) ECDL
8 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.63%) CISA
8 1 (0.63%) CISM
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
8 1 (0.63%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) PMO
2 10 (6.25%) SLA
3 3 (1.88%) QA
4 2 (1.25%) P3O
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) McAfee
3 9 (5.63%) Huawei
4 8 (5.00%) Google
4 8 (5.00%) HP
4 8 (5.00%) Remedy
5 7 (4.38%) Oracle
6 5 (3.13%) Serena
7 4 (2.50%) SAP
8 2 (1.25%) Cognos
8 2 (1.25%) Meridio
8 2 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.25%) Tableau
8 2 (1.25%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.63%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
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