The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 43 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.20% 4.04% 3.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.29% 21.74% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 21
Median daily rate £425 £430 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +56.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.82 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.19% -8.88%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 202 184 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.71% 18.60% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 106 117
Median daily rate £408 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +27.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -41.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% -5.00%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Milton Keynes -4 35 £500 +16.27% 5
High Wycombe +8 6 £100 -71.42%
SharePoint
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 37 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 37 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (41.89%) Office 365
3 27 (36.49%) Windows
4 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 24 (32.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
6 20 (27.03%) Finance
7 12 (16.22%) Service Management
7 12 (16.22%) Windows 10
8 11 (14.86%) Programme Management
8 11 (14.86%) Service Delivery
8 11 (14.86%) Change Management
8 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (14.86%) ITIL
9 10 (13.51%) VMware
9 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (12.16%) Skype for Business
10 9 (12.16%) SQL
10 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (12.16%) Project Management
11 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
12 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (9.46%) Resource Management
12 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
12 7 (9.46%) Skype
12 7 (9.46%) Oracle
12 7 (9.46%) .NET

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 24 (32.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (12.16%) Skype for Business
3 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.76%) IIS
4 5 (6.76%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.05%) Confluence
5 3 (4.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.05%) LiveCycle
5 3 (4.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.05%) Staffware
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (41.89%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.41%) Yammer
4 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Skype
2 5 (6.76%) SAN
3 3 (4.05%) LDAP
4 2 (2.70%) ATM
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) Network Security
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) DB2
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) JIRA
1 3 (4.05%) SonarQube
1 3 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Consultant
3 12 (16.22%) SharePoint Consultant
4 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Office 365 Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Finance Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Process Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Service Assurance Manager
9 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) CSS
2 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) CSS3
3 3 (4.05%) HTML5
4 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.70%) jQuery
4 2 (2.70%) SOAP
4 2 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) Ajax
5 1 (1.35%) LINQ
5 1 (1.35%) REST
5 1 (1.35%) WPF
5 1 (1.35%) WSDL
5 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
1 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows 10
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 5 (6.76%) zOS
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.70%) Solaris
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Service Management
2 11 (14.86%) Change Management
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Programme Management
2 11 (14.86%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.16%) Project Management
4 7 (9.46%) Resource Management
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (8.11%) ITSM
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.41%) Presales
7 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (4.05%) BPMN
8 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.05%) Kanban
8 3 (4.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.05%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 37 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) MCSA
4 4 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) MCDBA
4 4 (5.41%) MCP
5 3 (4.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (4.05%) APMG
6 2 (2.70%) CCIE
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) PMO
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) OVSD
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) VMware
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle
4 6 (8.11%) SAP
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Nintex
7 3 (4.05%) Adobe
7 3 (4.05%) ILOG
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.35%) AppSense
9 1 (1.35%) BT
9 1 (1.35%) CommVault
9 1 (1.35%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) Genesys