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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 40 40 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 101 113 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.85% 4.29% 2.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.77% 23.01% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 20
Average daily rate
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£360 £335 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.06%
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
392 491 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.96% 18.66% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 252 127
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £475
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 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.70% +11.11%
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 £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 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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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 0 44 £375 +17.64% 13
Maidenhead +3 8 £450 +116.34% 2
Slough -6 7 £210 -30.00% 2
Windsor -3 6 £310 -
Newbury -1 5 £275 -29.03% 4
Bracknell +1 4 £450 +100.00% 2
Hungerford - - - -
Thatcham - - - - 2
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 125 (52.97%) Microsoft
2 84 (35.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 64 (27.12%) SQL
4 63 (26.69%) CRM
5 61 (25.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 60 (25.42%) SQL Server
7 57 (24.15%) .NET
8 54 (22.88%) JavaScript
9 53 (22.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 52 (22.03%) Active Directory
11 51 (21.61%) HTML
11 51 (21.61%) CSS
12 46 (19.49%) Lync
13 45 (19.07%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (16.95%) Telecoms
15 35 (14.83%) Windows
16 34 (14.41%) Security Cleared
17 33 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
18 32 (13.56%) MS Office
19 31 (13.14%) MS Excel
20 30 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
20 30 (12.71%) Hyper-V
21 29 (12.29%) C#
22 28 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
23 27 (11.44%) Clustering
24 26 (11.02%) Cloud Computing
25 25 (10.59%) SC Cleared
25 25 (10.59%) Project Management
26 24 (10.17%) ITIL
27 22 (9.32%) ASP.NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 84 (35.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 53 (22.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 46 (19.49%) Lync
4 45 (19.07%) BizTalk Server
5 33 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (8.47%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (8.05%) Node.js
8 11 (4.66%) MS Exchange
9 8 (3.39%) CMS
10 6 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.69%) Drupal
11 4 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.27%) Documentum
13 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.42%) JBoss
14 1 (0.42%) Apache
14 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.42%) IIS
14 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (13.56%) MS Office
2 31 (13.14%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.08%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.54%) MS Project
6 4 (1.69%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.69%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.42%) DOC1
7 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 61 (25.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.02%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (7.20%) Office 365
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.36%) Firewall
2 10 (4.24%) Intranet
3 7 (2.97%) MPLS
3 7 (2.97%) BGP
3 7 (2.97%) DNS
3 7 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.54%) DHCP
5 3 (1.27%) LDAP
5 3 (1.27%) LAN
5 3 (1.27%) Internet
5 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.27%) VoIP
5 3 (1.27%) WAN
5 3 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.27%) SSH
6 2 (0.85%) 4G
6 2 (0.85%) 2G
6 2 (0.85%) Wireless
6 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.54%) OLAP
8 5 (2.12%) MySQL
8 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (1.27%) DTS
10 3 (1.27%) IDOL
10 3 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.85%) QlikView
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) Firebug
General
1 40 (16.95%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.08%) Retail
3 9 (3.81%) Finance
4 7 (2.97%) Billing
5 5 (2.12%) Advertising
5 5 (2.12%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) German Language
7 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (30.51%) Developer
2 41 (17.37%) Architect
3 30 (12.71%) Technical Architect
4 26 (11.02%) Consultant
5 25 (10.59%) SharePoint Developer
6 21 (8.90%) Analyst
7 18 (7.63%) Front-End Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.08%) SharePoint Consultant
10 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (4.24%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.81%) CRM Consultant
12 9 (3.81%) CRM Developer
13 8 (3.39%) SharePoint Architect
13 8 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 8 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 8 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) Administrator
13 8 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.39%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (24.15%) .NET
2 51 (21.61%) HTML
2 51 (21.61%) CSS
3 22 (9.32%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.90%) Application Packaging
5 19 (8.05%) AngularJS
6 18 (7.63%) XML
7 16 (6.78%) ExpressJS
7 16 (6.78%) jQuery
8 13 (5.51%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.08%) Web Services
9 12 (5.08%) RESTful
10 6 (2.54%) JSON
11 5 (2.12%) REST
12 4 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.69%) WCF
12 4 (1.69%) HTML5
13 3 (1.27%) SOAP
13 3 (1.27%) WPF
13 3 (1.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.44%) Clustering
2 19 (8.05%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (6.78%) User Experience
4 9 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.97%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.12%) RIA
7 4 (1.69%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Open Source
9 2 (0.85%) IPTV
9 2 (0.85%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) DTV
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.42%) SCORM
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.83%) Windows
2 19 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (6.36%) Linux
4 13 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.81%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.54%) UNIX
7 5 (2.12%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Android
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.69%) CRM
2 28 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (10.59%) Project Management
4 24 (10.17%) ITIL
5 21 (8.90%) Migration
6 20 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.20%) SOA
8 14 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (5.51%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.51%) System Testing
10 11 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.66%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.66%) Change Management
11 9 (3.81%) Validation
11 9 (3.81%) Supplier Management
12 8 (3.39%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.39%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.97%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.12%) SQL
2 54 (22.88%) JavaScript
3 29 (12.29%) C#
4 15 (6.36%) VBA
5 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.12%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.12%) PHP
7 4 (1.69%) Python
8 3 (1.27%) Perl
8 3 (1.27%) VB
8 3 (1.27%) C
8 3 (1.27%) Korn
8 3 (1.27%) Bourne shell
9 2 (0.85%) Java
10 1 (0.42%) C++
10 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.08%) MCSE
5 10 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (3.81%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.39%) MCP
8 6 (2.54%) Degree
9 5 (2.12%) PMP
9 5 (2.12%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.27%) MCTS
10 3 (1.27%) MCITP
10 3 (1.27%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (0.85%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.85%) CCNA
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.85%) HNC
12 1 (0.42%) MCSA
12 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) SLA
2 6 (2.54%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.27%) NFS
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) SCCM
1 8 (3.39%) SCOM
1 8 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.97%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.54%) Nagios
4 5 (2.12%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.42%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 125 (52.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.93%) HP
3 13 (5.51%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.66%) Oracle
5 9 (3.81%) Cisco
6 8 (3.39%) VMware
6 8 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.97%) Citrix
7 7 (2.97%) F5
8 6 (2.54%) EMC
9 5 (2.12%) Remedy
9 5 (2.12%) Veritas
9 5 (2.12%) Altiris
9 5 (2.12%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.12%) Isilon
10 3 (1.27%) Meridio
11 2 (0.85%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.85%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.85%) Huawei
11 2 (0.85%) Motorola
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