The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 110 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 15 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 1.83% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.43% 9.07% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
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£410 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £403 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £462 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
SharePoint Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
437 529 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.75% 20.16% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 301 165
Average daily rate £401 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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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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 -9 14 £410 -6.81% 1
Slough - - - -
Newbury - - - -
SharePoint Server
South East

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 31 (77.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
3 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (50.00%) C#
5 19 (47.50%) Windows
6 18 (45.00%) SQL
6 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (45.00%) IDOL
7 17 (42.50%) Meridio
8 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 14 (35.00%) Web Development
11 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (32.50%) Workflow
12 12 (30.00%) MS Office
13 11 (27.50%) Web Services
14 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 9 (22.50%) XML
16 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
16 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 7 (17.50%) Document Management
17 7 (17.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 7 (17.50%) OLAP
17 7 (17.50%) LDAP
17 7 (17.50%) DTS
17 7 (17.50%) SLA
18 6 (15.00%) JavaScript

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 25 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) SMTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) IDOL
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (17.50%) OLAP
4 7 (17.50%) DTS
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
1 17 (42.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Designer
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Designer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (27.50%) Web Services
4 9 (22.50%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (17.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 4 (10.00%) WF
7 4 (10.00%) Silverlight
7 4 (10.00%) WCF
7 4 (10.00%) XSLT
8 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET
8 3 (7.50%) WPF
8 3 (7.50%) CAML
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
9 1 (2.50%) CSS
9 1 (2.50%) HTML
9 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Web Development
2 13 (32.50%) Workflow
3 7 (17.50%) Document Management
4 3 (7.50%) UML
4 3 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (7.50%) OO
4 3 (7.50%) Content Management
4 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) MVC
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) SOA
6 1 (2.50%) ETL
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Security Cleared
2 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.50%) Netcool
1 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Meridio
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas
4 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) Google