Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 55 73
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 -35
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 37 142 105
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.78% 3.48% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.98% 26.89% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 62
Median daily rate £375 £431 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +11.29% -3.13%
10th Percentile £185 £256 £241
90th Percentile £544 £500 £511
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 36 6
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% - -
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +54.17% -60.00% +67.79%

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 247 528 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.89% 12.94% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 255 298
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £259 £242
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 39 18
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -31.43% +45.83%
10th Percentile £18.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £28.20 £47.10 £48.58
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +37.04% -28.95% +8.57%

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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SharePoint in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 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 +12 26 £363 -9.38%
Newbury -4 3 £300 - 1
Maidenhead +14 1 - -
Slough +7 1 - -
Bracknell +1 1 £265 -22.06%
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (40.54%) Migration
3 14 (37.84%) Data Migration
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Office 365
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) CRM
7 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
7 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) Azure
7 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (16.22%) Power Platform
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
9 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.51%) SCCM
9 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (13.51%) Project Delivery
9 5 (13.51%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (13.51%) Power BI

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 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.70%) FrameMaker
5 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.70%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.81%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Azure
3 6 (16.22%) Power Platform
4 5 (13.51%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (8.11%) Power Automate
5 3 (8.11%) PowerApps
6 1 (2.70%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) 2G
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) 4G
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.70%) RNC
3 1 (2.70%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) EDMS
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Data Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.41%) WCF
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (2.70%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Blog
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) CMDB
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Migration
2 14 (37.84%) Data Migration
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) CRM
4 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) Project Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Document Management
8 2 (5.41%) Information Management
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) P3O
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Huawei
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Niku
4 1 (2.70%) Nintex
4 1 (2.70%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy