The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 26 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 34 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.56% 5.40% 2.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.31% 33.11% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 13
Median daily rate £425 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.51% -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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 116 151 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.95% 16.31% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 103 87
Median daily rate £400 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +411.11% -73.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £9.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £9.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.34% -12.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Reading

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Reading over the 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Reading

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
3 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
4 18 (25.35%) CRM
4 18 (25.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (22.54%) Office 365
6 15 (21.13%) Finance
6 15 (21.13%) .NET
7 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (18.31%) Windows
8 13 (18.31%) Migration
9 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (15.49%) Project Management
10 10 (14.08%) C
11 9 (12.68%) SQL
11 9 (12.68%) ERP
11 9 (12.68%) Huawei
12 8 (11.27%) IaaS
12 8 (11.27%) PaaS
12 8 (11.27%) Skype for Business
12 8 (11.27%) C#
12 8 (11.27%) SLA
12 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
13 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
13 7 (9.86%) Google
13 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (9.86%) Google Drive
13 7 (9.86%) Skype
13 7 (9.86%) OneDrive

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (11.27%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.45%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) Apache
3 4 (5.63%) JBoss
3 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Office 365
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.27%) IaaS
3 8 (11.27%) PaaS
4 7 (9.86%) Google Drive
4 7 (9.86%) OneDrive
5 6 (8.45%) Yammer
6 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Skype
2 3 (4.23%) Internet
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Power BI
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) MorphX
3 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) French Language
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (12.68%) Transmission Delivery Manager
3 8 (11.27%) SharePoint Specialist
4 7 (9.86%) Migration Specialist
5 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Project Officer
6 4 (5.63%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (5.63%) Support Officer
7 3 (4.23%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.23%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Designer
7 3 (4.23%) Internal Communications Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.23%) WCF Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware
3 4 (5.63%) WCF
4 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.82%) JSON
4 2 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Social Media
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Blog
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) CRM
2 13 (18.31%) Migration
3 11 (15.49%) Project Management
4 9 (12.68%) ERP
5 5 (7.04%) Multithreading
5 5 (7.04%) MVC
5 5 (7.04%) Programme Delivery
5 5 (7.04%) Task Automation
6 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.63%) Complex ETL
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.63%) ETL
6 4 (5.63%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.63%) ITIL
6 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.23%) Contact Management
7 3 (4.23%) MSF
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.23%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) C
2 9 (12.68%) SQL
3 8 (11.27%) C#
4 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) HNC
5 2 (2.82%) ECDL
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Huawei
3 7 (9.86%) Google
4 6 (8.45%) Remedy
5 5 (7.04%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) Serena
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Teradata
7 1 (1.41%) VMware