Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 23 48
Rank change year-on-year -23 +25 -28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 41 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.29% 6.47% 3.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.60% 39.36% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 66
Reading median daily rate £488 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.37% -14.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £307 £247 £280
90th Percentile £627 £575 £700
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £26.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -47.92% +37.14%

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 233 249 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.67% 16.45% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 133 206
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £286
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 7
Reading median hourly rate £15.78 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +51.52% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.95 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £35.35
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% -26.47% -2.86%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 October 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 21 October 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 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
3 11 (26.83%) .NET
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) CRM
6 8 (19.51%) C#
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (17.07%) Office 365
8 6 (14.63%) Skype
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
8 6 (14.63%) HP
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
9 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
9 5 (12.20%) Change Control
9 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
10 4 (9.76%) OneDrive
10 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
10 4 (9.76%) PMO
10 4 (9.76%) ERP
10 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.76%) SOA

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 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) Google Drive
5 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Skype
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) NAS
2 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) Power BI
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.44%) MorphX
4 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Architect
1 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 4 (9.76%) Administrator
2 4 (9.76%) Consultant
2 4 (9.76%) Designer
2 4 (9.76%) Software Designer
2 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (4.88%) Analyst
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
3 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Architect
4 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
4 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
4 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) MDX
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) CRM
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Change Control
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) ERP
4 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
4 4 (9.76%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) SOA
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.32%) Presales
5 3 (7.32%) Validation
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Line Management
6 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C#
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
5 1 (2.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) RHCE
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) HNC
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PMO
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Serena
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) Altiris
6 1 (2.44%) Ariba
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) SAP