Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 40 28
Rank change year-on-year -35 -12 +27
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 94 139 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.44% 3.81% 5.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.74% 25.88% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 135
Berkshire median daily rate £391 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.19% - +15.94%
10th Percentile £128 £228 £241
90th Percentile £524 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 13
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 £40.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +128.57% +40.00% -32.43%

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 530 537 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.77% 14.73% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 260 476
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £253
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.08% -4.00% -43.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £56.23 £55.65 £49.52
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.96% +5.05%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 36 £400 - 7
Bracknell -1 14 £125 -29.38%
Newbury -13 7 £475 +137.50% 1
Slough -3 4 £360 - 1
Windsor +2 2 - - 1
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.91%) Office 365
3 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
4 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
5 24 (25.53%) Windows
6 18 (19.15%) Migration
7 17 (18.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (15.96%) C#
9 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
9 15 (15.96%) Project Management
10 14 (14.89%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (13.83%) HP
11 13 (13.83%) .NET
11 13 (13.83%) Finance
12 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
12 12 (12.77%) Marketing
12 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (11.70%) PMO
13 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
14 10 (10.64%) DV Cleared
14 10 (10.64%) Internet
14 10 (10.64%) Oracle
14 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
14 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery

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 (14.89%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (9.57%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) Documentum
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.19%) FileNet
4 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Drupal
6 1 (1.06%) Kentico
6 1 (1.06%) Liferay
6 1 (1.06%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.06%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.06%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.19%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.06%) SAP CS
3 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.91%) Office 365
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.38%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.26%) SaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Yammer
6 2 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (2.13%) Taleo
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Internet
2 9 (9.57%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) Skype
4 5 (5.32%) DHCP
5 4 (4.26%) VPN
6 2 (2.13%) Intranet
7 1 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Power BI
3 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Ant
3 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Billing
6 2 (2.13%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.06%) Military
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (13.83%) Administrator
2 12 (12.77%) Consultant
2 12 (12.77%) Developer
3 7 (7.45%) Architect
3 7 (7.45%) Field Engineer
3 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Engineer
3 7 (7.45%) Tester
4 6 (6.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 6 (6.38%) Technical Architect
5 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.26%) Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Applications Tester
6 4 (4.26%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.26%) Junior
6 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (4.26%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (4.26%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.19%) Data Administrator
7 3 (3.19%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.38%) CSS
4 5 (5.32%) HTML
4 5 (5.32%) jQuery
5 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (4.26%) HTML5
5 4 (4.26%) XSLT
6 2 (2.13%) Ajax
6 2 (2.13%) CSS3
6 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 2 (2.13%) XML
7 1 (1.06%) Dojo
7 1 (1.06%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.06%) Java EE
7 1 (1.06%) JSON
7 1 (1.06%) REST
7 1 (1.06%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (1.06%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.45%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Wiki
5 2 (2.13%) Social Media
6 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Social Network
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.06%) Unix
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Migration
2 15 (15.96%) Project Management
3 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.57%) Workflow
7 8 (8.51%) Functional Testing
7 8 (8.51%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.38%) Business Forecasting
8 6 (6.38%) CRM
8 6 (6.38%) Data Privacy
8 6 (6.38%) Economics
8 6 (6.38%) Mathematics
8 6 (6.38%) MVC
8 6 (6.38%) Planning and Forecasting
9 5 (5.32%) Analytics
9 5 (5.32%) Logistics
9 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) C#
2 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.45%) SQL
4 3 (3.19%) C
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) ISEB
6 2 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.13%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) PMO
2 6 (6.38%) GDPR
3 1 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) HP ALM
2 4 (4.26%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) HP
3 10 (10.64%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) SAP
5 5 (5.32%) IBM
5 5 (5.32%) Serena
6 4 (4.26%) Okta
7 3 (3.19%) McAfee
7 3 (3.19%) Omniture
7 3 (3.19%) Optimizely
7 3 (3.19%) VMware
8 2 (2.13%) Lotus
9 1 (1.06%) Cadence
9 1 (1.06%) DocuSign
9 1 (1.06%) FatWire
9 1 (1.06%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) OpenText
9 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.06%) Xerox