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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 83 100 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.37% 3.94% 4.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.49% 22.52% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 56
Average daily rate
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£375 £424 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 - £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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
405 444 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.45% 17.51% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 220 186
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.98 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 53 £400 -5.88% 12
Slough 0 6 £400 -1.84%
Bracknell +5 5 £265 +28.48% 2
Newbury +4 3 £375 -6.25% 1
Windsor 0 3 - - 1
Maidenhead -4 1 £338 -35.71%
Wokingham - - - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 79 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 65 (30.95%) Security Cleared
3 56 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 54 (25.71%) Windows
5 50 (23.81%) .NET
6 48 (22.86%) MS Office
7 45 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 42 (20.00%) SQL
9 41 (19.52%) SharePoint Server
10 40 (19.05%) Project Management
11 39 (18.57%) SQL Server
11 39 (18.57%) C#
11 39 (18.57%) ASP.NET
12 31 (14.76%) PRINCE2
13 30 (14.29%) Finance
14 29 (13.81%) Visual Studio
15 27 (12.86%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (11.90%) XML
16 25 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (11.43%) JavaScript
17 24 (11.43%) Document Management
18 23 (10.95%) Workflow
18 23 (10.95%) T-SQL
19 22 (10.48%) Web Services
19 22 (10.48%) Web Development
20 20 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
20 20 (9.52%) ITIL
20 20 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
21 19 (9.05%) OLAP
21 19 (9.05%) Windows SharePoint Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (19.52%) SharePoint Server
2 20 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (9.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (4.76%) IIS
5 6 (2.86%) Lync
6 5 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.95%) CMS
9 2 (0.95%) Documentum
9 2 (0.95%) Apache
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.95%) Drupal
10 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.48%) TeamSite
Applications
1 48 (22.86%) MS Office
2 45 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 20 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 10 (4.76%) MS Project
6 8 (3.81%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (2.86%) InfoPath
8 3 (1.43%) DOC1
9 1 (0.48%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.43%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.95%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.57%) LDAP
2 8 (3.81%) DNS
2 8 (3.81%) Intranet
3 7 (3.33%) Internet
4 3 (1.43%) Firewall
4 3 (1.43%) SMTP
4 3 (1.43%) DHCP
5 2 (0.95%) DMZ
5 2 (0.95%) PBX
5 2 (0.95%) PSTN
5 2 (0.95%) VoIP
5 2 (0.95%) Network Security
5 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.48%) LTE
6 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.48%) WPA
6 1 (0.48%) Extranet
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (9.05%) OLAP
4 18 (8.57%) IDOL
4 18 (8.57%) DTS
5 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.48%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.48%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (13.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.90%) WinRunner
3 4 (1.90%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (14.29%) Finance
2 18 (8.57%) Marketing
3 17 (8.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.33%) Publishing
5 3 (1.43%) Games
5 3 (1.43%) Automotive
5 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.43%) Electronics
6 2 (0.95%) French Language
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Military
6 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (21.90%) Developer
2 34 (16.19%) SharePoint Developer
3 33 (15.71%) Analyst
4 22 (10.48%) Project Manager
5 20 (9.52%) Consultant
6 15 (7.14%) Designer
7 14 (6.67%) Coordinator
8 12 (5.71%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.24%) Technical Project Manager
9 11 (5.24%) Technical Manager
9 11 (5.24%) SharePoint Consultant
9 11 (5.24%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) SharePoint Designer
11 9 (4.29%) Administrator
12 7 (3.33%) Architect
12 7 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
13 6 (2.86%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 6 (2.86%) SharePoint Business Analyst
14 5 (2.38%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.81%) .NET
2 39 (18.57%) ASP.NET
3 25 (11.90%) XML
4 22 (10.48%) Web Services
5 19 (9.05%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 17 (8.10%) .NET Framework
7 15 (7.14%) HTML
8 11 (5.24%) CSS
9 9 (4.29%) XSLT
9 9 (4.29%) jQuery
10 7 (3.33%) WCF
11 6 (2.86%) Ajax
12 4 (1.90%) WF
12 4 (1.90%) Silverlight
12 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.43%) HTML5
13 3 (1.43%) CAML
13 3 (1.43%) WPF
13 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
1 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.90%) Wiki
3 3 (1.43%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.43%) Clustering
3 3 (1.43%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.43%) DTV
3 3 (1.43%) Social Media
3 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.43%) Xbox
4 2 (0.95%) CMDB
4 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.48%) Open Source
5 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.48%) PMI
5 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.48%) PKI
5 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.71%) Windows
2 25 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.95%) UNIX
6 2 (0.95%) Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.05%) Project Management
2 31 (14.76%) PRINCE2
3 24 (11.43%) Document Management
4 23 (10.95%) Workflow
5 22 (10.48%) Web Development
6 20 (9.52%) ITIL
7 15 (7.14%) CRM
8 13 (6.19%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.29%) Time Management
9 9 (4.29%) Change Control
9 9 (4.29%) Analytics
10 8 (3.81%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (3.81%) Migration
11 7 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.33%) MVC
11 7 (3.33%) Service Management
11 7 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (3.33%) Content Management
12 6 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.00%) SQL
2 39 (18.57%) C#
3 24 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.95%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.90%) C
7 3 (1.43%) Java
7 3 (1.43%) VBA
8 2 (0.95%) VB
8 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.48%) Korn
9 1 (0.48%) X++
9 1 (0.48%) Lua
9 1 (0.48%) C++
9 1 (0.48%) VBScript
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 56 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.62%) Degree
4 10 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.29%) PMP
6 6 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.90%) ISEB
8 3 (1.43%) MCP
8 3 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.95%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) CISMP
10 1 (0.48%) CIPD
10 1 (0.48%) MBA
10 1 (0.48%) MCSE
10 1 (0.48%) CISSP
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.67%) SLA
2 7 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.90%) XenApp
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.95%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.48%) NFS
7 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.43%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.95%) Nagios
4 2 (0.95%) SCCM
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
5 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.48%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 79 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.10%) Meridio
3 14 (6.67%) VMware
4 11 (5.24%) Citrix
5 10 (4.76%) Oracle
6 8 (3.81%) Hyperion
7 6 (2.86%) SAP
7 6 (2.86%) Thunderhead
8 5 (2.38%) HP
9 4 (1.90%) Symantec
9 4 (1.90%) Alias
10 3 (1.43%) Cincom
10 3 (1.43%) Omniture
10 3 (1.43%) Google
11 2 (0.95%) Cisco
11 2 (0.95%) Metastorm
11 2 (0.95%) Remedy
11 2 (0.95%) Motorola
11 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.95%) Nintex
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