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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 43 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 40 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.89% 3.93% 4.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.81% 21.93% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 31
Median daily rate £350 £430 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +25.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.83%  

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 155 187 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.06% 17.93% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 106
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +0.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.25 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £32.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 -1 33 £354 -17.73% 4
High Wycombe - 4 £100 - 1
Buckingham - 1 £400 -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 29 (43.28%) SC Cleared
1 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 22 (32.84%) MS Excel
2 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
3 20 (29.85%) Windows
4 19 (28.36%) Finance
5 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
6 13 (19.40%) Service Management
7 12 (17.91%) Project Management
7 12 (17.91%) Office 365
8 11 (16.42%) Skype for Business
8 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
8 11 (16.42%) Change Management
8 11 (16.42%) ITIL
8 11 (16.42%) Oracle
9 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
9 10 (14.93%) MS Project
9 10 (14.93%) SQL
9 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (13.43%) Resource Management
11 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
11 8 (11.94%) HTML
11 8 (11.94%) Skype
11 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
12 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
12 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
12 7 (10.45%) MCSA
12 7 (10.45%) SAN
12 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange

SharePoint
Top Related 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 22 (32.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (16.42%) Skype for Business
3 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.46%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.46%) IIS
4 5 (7.46%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (4.48%) Confluence
5 3 (4.48%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.48%) LiveCycle
5 3 (4.48%) SAS
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.49%) CMS
7 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (32.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Project
3 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.97%) MS Office
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Staffware
2 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.48%) Yammer
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Skype
2 7 (10.45%) SAN
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.48%) ATM
4 3 (4.48%) Intranet
4 3 (4.48%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) DB2
3 4 (5.97%) Big Data
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) JIRA
2 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
2 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.49%) MSI
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
1 11 (16.42%) Consultant
1 11 (16.42%) SharePoint Consultant
2 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (11.94%) Technical Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.97%) Project Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Project Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Support Officer
6 3 (4.48%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Process Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Service Assurance Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) jQuery
4 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.48%) XML
6 2 (2.99%) Ajax
6 2 (2.99%) Java EE
6 2 (2.99%) LINQ
6 2 (2.99%) WPF
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.49%) CSS3
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) JSP
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) Xamarin.iOS
7 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.97%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.45%) Unix
4 6 (8.96%) Linux
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.46%) zOS
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.49%) Android
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Service Management
2 12 (17.91%) Project Management
3 11 (16.42%) Change Management
3 11 (16.42%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
4 9 (13.43%) Resource Management
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
6 6 (8.96%) ITSM
6 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (5.97%) Logistics
8 4 (5.97%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.48%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) SC Cleared
1 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.45%) MCSA
4 5 (7.46%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) CCIE
5 4 (5.97%) CCNP
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.97%) MCDBA
5 4 (5.97%) MCP
6 3 (4.48%) APMG
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) OVSD
3 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) HP
5 4 (5.97%) Nintex
6 3 (4.48%) Adobe
6 3 (4.48%) ILOG
6 3 (4.48%) NetApp
6 3 (4.48%) SAP
7 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) AppSense
8 1 (1.49%) BT
8 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.49%) CommVault
8 1 (1.49%) Dell
8 1 (1.49%) Genesys
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Intel
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