Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 42 35
Rank change year-on-year -19 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 117 162 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.94% 4.07% 4.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.63% 26.47% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 167
Berkshire median daily rate £381 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £250 £208 £262
90th Percentile £513 £533 £575
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.58% -72.15%
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -51.47% +1.49% +59.58%

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 596 612 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.99% 15.37% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 289 459
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £262 £261 £241
90th Percentile £588 £558 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +5.56% -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +21.62% +12.12%

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 24 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 -30 28 £388 +3.33% 5
Bracknell 0 18 £435 +117.50% 2
Slough +9 8 £275 -25.68% 1
Newbury -13 7 £333 -
Wokingham +4 4 £263 -24.86% 1
Maidenhead -11 4 £310 -38.00% 2
Windsor -5 2 - -
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 56 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 45 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 41 (35.04%) SC Cleared
3 41 (35.04%) Windows
4 35 (29.91%) Office 365
5 31 (26.50%) Migration
6 28 (23.93%) SharePoint Server
7 26 (22.22%) Project Management
8 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Excel
8 23 (19.66%) DV Cleared
9 22 (18.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (16.24%) IIS
11 19 (16.24%) Internet
12 18 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 18 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (14.53%) Workflow
14 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (12.82%) McAfee
15 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (12.82%) Software Distribution
15 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
15 15 (12.82%) McAfee ePO
15 15 (12.82%) Server Patching
15 15 (12.82%) Windows Server
15 15 (12.82%) Security Operations
15 15 (12.82%) Security Monitoring
15 15 (12.82%) PMO
16 14 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (11.97%) CRM

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 28 (23.93%) SharePoint Server
2 19 (16.24%) IIS
3 13 (11.11%) Documentum
4 6 (5.13%) CMS
4 6 (5.13%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.56%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.71%) Confluence
6 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) Kentico
7 1 (0.85%) SAS
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (18.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.85%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.56%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.56%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.91%) Office 365
2 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.27%) Yammer
4 3 (2.56%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) IaaS
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.24%) Internet
2 7 (5.98%) Skype
3 5 (4.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Power BI
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Marketing
2 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Billing
4 4 (3.42%) Back Office
4 4 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) French Language
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (12.82%) Operations Technician
2 14 (11.97%) Consultant
3 13 (11.11%) Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
4 12 (10.26%) SharePoint Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Coordinator
7 7 (5.98%) Tester
8 6 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
8 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 6 (5.13%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Migration Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Senior PMO
10 4 (3.42%) Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) .NET
2 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.13%) HTML
4 5 (4.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (3.42%) CSS
5 4 (3.42%) HTML5
5 4 (3.42%) jQuery
5 4 (3.42%) XSLT
6 3 (2.56%) EDI
6 3 (2.56%) Web Services
7 2 (1.71%) Ajax
7 2 (1.71%) CSS3
7 2 (1.71%) Flash
7 2 (1.71%) XML
8 1 (0.85%) COM
8 1 (0.85%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.27%) Social Media
3 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.42%) Wiki
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.71%) CMDB
5 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Windows
2 15 (12.82%) Windows Server
2 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Migration
2 26 (22.22%) Project Management
3 18 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (14.53%) Workflow
5 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.82%) Security Monitoring
6 15 (12.82%) Security Operations
6 15 (12.82%) Server Patching
6 15 (12.82%) Software Distribution
7 14 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.97%) CRM
8 13 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (8.55%) Analytics
9 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.98%) Functional Testing
12 7 (5.98%) Test Automation
12 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.26%) C#
3 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.98%) SQL
5 3 (2.56%) Java
6 2 (1.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 41 (35.04%) SC Cleared
3 23 (19.66%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.69%) PMP
5 6 (5.13%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.42%) Degree
7 3 (2.56%) SAP Certification
8 2 (1.71%) ISEB
9 1 (0.85%) CCNP
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.85%) MCSE
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) PMO
2 5 (4.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (9.40%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.85%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) McAfee
3 12 (10.26%) HP
4 10 (8.55%) Oracle
5 8 (6.84%) SAP
6 6 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.27%) Serena
8 3 (2.56%) Ariba
8 3 (2.56%) Concur
8 3 (2.56%) Google
8 3 (2.56%) Omniture
8 3 (2.56%) Optimizely
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix
9 2 (1.71%) Nintex
9 2 (1.71%) Veeam
9 2 (1.71%) VMware
9 2 (1.71%) Workday
10 1 (0.85%) Lumension
10 1 (0.85%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds