The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 98 79 114
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +35
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 22 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 1.93% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.14% 11.11% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 7
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£313 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -68.15%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
428 423 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.08% 17.34% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 210
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.98 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £29.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SharePoint Server
South East

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Berkshire region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 22 £313 -30.55% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
SharePoint Server
South East

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint Server.

1 45 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 41 (71.93%) SharePoint
3 37 (64.91%) SC Cleared
4 34 (59.65%) Windows
5 30 (52.63%) SQL
6 28 (49.12%) IDOL
7 27 (47.37%) .NET
7 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
8 26 (45.61%) C#
9 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
10 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
11 22 (38.60%) Meridio
11 22 (38.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (33.33%) MS Office
12 19 (33.33%) Visual Studio
13 17 (29.82%) XML
13 17 (29.82%) Web Development
14 16 (28.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 16 (28.07%) OLAP
14 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
14 16 (28.07%) DTS
15 15 (26.32%) LDAP
16 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
16 14 (24.56%) Web Services
16 14 (24.56%) Workflow
17 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
17 11 (19.30%) Document Management
18 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (17.54%) TestDirector

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (71.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Office
2 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) LDAP
2 6 (10.53%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) IDOL
2 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
3 22 (38.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (28.07%) OLAP
4 16 (28.07%) DTS
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.54%) TestDirector
3 9 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (15.79%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
1 23 (40.35%) SharePoint Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Search Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.75%) Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) .NET
2 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
3 17 (29.82%) XML
4 16 (28.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 14 (24.56%) Web Services
6 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.26%) WCF
7 3 (5.26%) WPF
7 3 (5.26%) WF
7 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.26%) CAML
7 3 (5.26%) ADO.NET
7 3 (5.26%) XSLT
7 3 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.77%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Web Development
2 14 (24.56%) Workflow
3 11 (19.30%) Document Management
4 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.26%) Content Management
7 3 (5.26%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (5.26%) OO
7 3 (5.26%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) C#
3 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.53%) VB
4 6 (10.53%) Lua
5 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 37 (64.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) ISEB
4 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.77%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (8.77%) Netcool
2 5 (8.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) Meridio
3 7 (12.28%) Google
4 5 (8.77%) Veritas
4 5 (8.77%) McAfee
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
5 4 (7.02%) CA
6 1 (1.75%) HP