The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 79 104 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.08% 4.15% 4.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.64% 23.96% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 46
Average daily rate
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£348 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £204 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+25.35% -8.97%
SharePoint
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
349 434 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.60% 17.33% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 223 205
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 23
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.15 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SharePoint
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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 -19 30 £380 +13.43% 9
Slough -1 10 £341 -14.68% 2
Bracknell 0 8 £275 -6.77% 2
Maidenhead +6 4 £325 -3.70% 1
Windsor 0 2 £285 -
Newbury -4 1 £345 -8.00%
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SharePoint 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.

1 59 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 36 (24.32%) Telecoms
4 32 (21.62%) Project Management
5 28 (18.92%) MS Office
6 25 (16.89%) Windows
7 24 (16.22%) Migration
8 23 (15.54%) Finance
8 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
9 22 (14.86%) Intranet
10 21 (14.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (13.51%) .NET
12 19 (12.84%) SQL
12 19 (12.84%) Lync
13 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
13 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
14 15 (10.14%) Office 365
15 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
15 14 (9.46%) C#
15 14 (9.46%) ITIL
15 14 (9.46%) MS Visio
16 13 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET
17 12 (8.11%) MS Project
17 12 (8.11%) HTML
17 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (7.43%) jQuery
18 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2
18 11 (7.43%) SAP
18 11 (7.43%) Citrix

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SharePoint 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (14.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (12.84%) Lync
3 8 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.38%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.03%) IIS
7 3 (2.03%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.03%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.35%) JBoss
8 2 (1.35%) Apache
8 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.68%) Documentum
Applications
1 37 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (18.92%) MS Office
3 14 (9.46%) MS Visio
4 12 (8.11%) MS Project
5 11 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) Changepoint
3 2 (1.35%) SAP CCM
3 2 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.05%) Yammer
4 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.86%) Intranet
2 9 (6.08%) Firewall
3 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.73%) VLAN
5 6 (4.05%) VoIP
6 3 (2.03%) LDAP
6 3 (2.03%) PBX
6 3 (2.03%) MGCP
6 3 (2.03%) RTP
6 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.03%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.03%) Megaco
6 3 (2.03%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (1.35%) SSH
7 2 (1.35%) SAN
7 2 (1.35%) Internet
7 2 (1.35%) Extranet
7 2 (1.35%) LAN
7 2 (1.35%) WAN
7 2 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.03%) OLAP
7 3 (2.03%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.68%) MS Access
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.03%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.54%) Finance
3 5 (3.38%) Legal
3 5 (3.38%) Advertising
3 5 (3.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.38%) Marketing
4 4 (2.70%) Electronics
4 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.92%) Analyst
1 28 (18.92%) Developer
2 14 (9.46%) Architect
3 13 (8.78%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (6.76%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.08%) Consultant
5 9 (6.08%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.08%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) Administrator
7 7 (4.73%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.05%) UX Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Knowledge Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (2.70%) Applications Architect
10 4 (2.70%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.51%) .NET
2 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.11%) HTML
4 11 (7.43%) jQuery
5 10 (6.76%) Application Packaging
5 10 (6.76%) CSS
6 8 (5.41%) Web Services
7 6 (4.05%) HTML5
8 5 (3.38%) Middleware
9 4 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.70%) MDX
9 4 (2.70%) J2EE
10 3 (2.03%) XML
10 3 (2.03%) SAML
10 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.35%) WCF
12 1 (0.68%) WPF
12 1 (0.68%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) User Experience
3 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.70%) DTV
3 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.03%) IPTV
4 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.68%) Life Science
6 1 (0.68%) Wiki
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.89%) Windows
2 7 (4.73%) Linux
3 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.38%) Solaris
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.35%) UNIX
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.62%) Project Management
2 24 (16.22%) Migration
3 14 (9.46%) ITIL
4 13 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.76%) Document Management
6 10 (6.76%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (6.08%) Resource Management
7 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.73%) Matrix Management
9 7 (4.73%) Release Management
9 7 (4.73%) Time Management
9 7 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.73%) Service Management
9 7 (4.73%) Change Management
9 7 (4.73%) Change Control
10 6 (4.05%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.84%) SQL
2 14 (9.46%) C#
3 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.70%) Java
5 4 (2.70%) VBA
6 3 (2.03%) C
7 2 (1.35%) Perl
7 2 (1.35%) PHP
7 2 (1.35%) VBScript
7 2 (1.35%) VB
7 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) Tcl
8 1 (0.68%) X++
8 1 (0.68%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.05%) MCSE
5 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.03%) Degree
6 3 (2.03%) NVQ Level 3
6 3 (2.03%) PMP
6 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.35%) MOS
7 2 (1.35%) MCTS
7 2 (1.35%) MCITP
7 2 (1.35%) MCSA
7 2 (1.35%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) CCNA
8 1 (0.68%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) XenApp
3 1 (0.68%) SRDF
3 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.68%) UAG
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) SCCM
1 9 (6.08%) SCOM
2 3 (2.03%) Nagios
2 3 (2.03%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.35%) WSUS
3 2 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.68%) SCSM
4 1 (0.68%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.68%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.68%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 59 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) SAP
2 11 (7.43%) Citrix
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle
4 8 (5.41%) Cisco
5 7 (4.73%) VMware
6 5 (3.38%) HP
7 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.70%) Sun
8 3 (2.03%) Avaya
8 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.03%) Symantec
8 3 (2.03%) Remedy
9 2 (1.35%) McAfee
9 2 (1.35%) BT
9 2 (1.35%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.35%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.35%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.35%) NetApp
9 2 (1.35%) CA
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