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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 27 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 24 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.16% 5.47% 3.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.76% 36.36% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 18
Median daily rate £488 £450 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £238 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £510 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +21.95% -7.86%  

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 101 132 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.50% 15.05% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 86 62
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £273 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
4 15 (22.73%) .NET
4 15 (22.73%) CRM
4 15 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (19.70%) Windows
6 12 (18.18%) SQL
6 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (18.18%) Office 365
7 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (16.67%) C
7 11 (16.67%) C#
7 11 (16.67%) Migration
8 10 (15.15%) Finance
8 10 (15.15%) Project Management
9 9 (13.64%) Huawei
10 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
11 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
11 7 (10.61%) SLA
11 7 (10.61%) MVC
11 7 (10.61%) Skype for Business
12 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (9.09%) Skype
12 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
12 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 6 (9.09%) HP

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 7 (10.61%) Skype for Business
2 6 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) JBoss
3 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Office 365
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) Google Drive
3 5 (7.58%) IaaS
3 5 (7.58%) OneDrive
3 5 (7.58%) PaaS
3 5 (7.58%) Yammer
4 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Skype
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.03%) Power BI
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) OLAP
5 1 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.52%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.52%) MorphX
3 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Transmission Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint Specialist
4 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Migration Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Designer
5 4 (6.06%) Project Officer
5 4 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (6.06%) Software Designer
5 4 (6.06%) Support Officer
6 3 (4.55%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Communications Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Integration Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Internal Communications Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.06%) Middleware
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) WCF
5 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.03%) JSON
5 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.52%) MDX
6 1 (1.52%) REST
6 1 (1.52%) RESTful
6 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (3.03%) Blog
3 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) CRM
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (15.15%) Project Management
4 7 (10.61%) MVC
5 6 (9.09%) ERP
6 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.58%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (7.58%) Task Automation
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (6.06%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) Line Management
7 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.55%) Contact Management
8 3 (4.55%) ETL
8 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) C
2 11 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) HNC
4 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ECDL
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) PMO
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Huawei
3 6 (9.09%) HP
3 6 (9.09%) Remedy
3 6 (9.09%) Serena
4 5 (7.58%) Google
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.52%) Teradata
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
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