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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 105 84 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 22 46 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 1.77% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.53% 9.33% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 0
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£273 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.25
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
398 493 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.04% 18.95% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 253 116
Average daily rate £378 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.83 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.70% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £113.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -7 22 £273 -32.00% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
SharePoint Server
South East

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
5 20 (51.28%) SharePoint
6 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (43.59%) SQL
7 17 (43.59%) .NET
8 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (30.77%) Oracle
10 12 (30.77%) C#
10 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
12 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (25.64%) SCCM
12 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
12 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
12 10 (25.64%) VMware
12 10 (25.64%) VBScript
12 10 (25.64%) VB
12 10 (25.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (23.08%) Borland
13 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 9 (23.08%) StarTeam
14 8 (20.51%) Firewall
14 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
15 6 (15.38%) Web Development
15 6 (15.38%) IDOL

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (51.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Lync
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (2.56%) Intranet
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) IDOL
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.69%) OLAP
4 3 (7.69%) DTS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) StarTeam
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
1 9 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Designer
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.13%) WPF
8 1 (2.56%) Middleware
8 1 (2.56%) XSLT
8 1 (2.56%) J2EE
8 1 (2.56%) WF
8 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 6 (15.38%) Web Development
2 6 (15.38%) Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) Document Management
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Information Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) SOA
5 1 (2.56%) ETL
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
4 10 (25.64%) VBScript
4 10 (25.64%) VB
5 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
1 10 (25.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (12.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) Netcool
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 9 (23.08%) Borland
5 5 (12.82%) McAfee
5 5 (12.82%) Meridio
6 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Informatica
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas
7 1 (2.56%) Business Objects