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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 97 121 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.37% 4.35% 3.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.00% 25.47% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 41
Average daily rate
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£355 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.52%
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
441 475 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.34% 17.08% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 234 141
Average daily rate £378 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.03 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £113.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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 27 February 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 -9 44 £338 -3.57% 13
Bracknell +2 7 £388 +3.33% 2
Windsor +1 7 £325 -
Slough -4 6 £261 -4.30% 1
Maidenhead 0 5 £450 +116.34% 2
Newbury -9 2 - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 127 (53.81%) Microsoft
2 84 (35.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 65 (27.54%) SQL
4 60 (25.42%) CRM
5 59 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 59 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 58 (24.58%) .NET
6 58 (24.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 51 (21.61%) HTML
7 51 (21.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 50 (21.19%) Lync
8 50 (21.19%) JavaScript
8 50 (21.19%) CSS
9 46 (19.49%) BizTalk Server
9 46 (19.49%) Telecoms
10 34 (14.41%) Windows
11 33 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
12 32 (13.56%) Security Cleared
13 31 (13.14%) Hyper-V
14 30 (12.71%) MS Excel
14 30 (12.71%) C#
14 30 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
15 29 (12.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 28 (11.86%) Cloud Computing
17 27 (11.44%) Clustering
17 27 (11.44%) MS Office
18 26 (11.02%) Project Management
19 25 (10.59%) Migration
20 24 (10.17%) SC Cleared
21 22 (9.32%) ASP.NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (21.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 50 (21.19%) Lync
4 46 (19.49%) BizTalk Server
5 33 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (8.05%) Node.js
7 17 (7.20%) SharePoint Server
8 13 (5.51%) MS Exchange
9 9 (3.81%) CMS
10 6 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (1.69%) Drupal
13 3 (1.27%) MS Project Server
13 3 (1.27%) Documentum
13 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.42%) LiveCycle
15 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.44%) MS Office
3 11 (4.66%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.81%) MS Project
4 9 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.42%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 58 (24.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.27%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.86%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (6.78%) Office 365
3 6 (2.54%) Yammer
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.36%) Firewall
2 12 (5.08%) Intranet
3 7 (2.97%) MPLS
3 7 (2.97%) BGP
3 7 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.12%) DNS
4 5 (2.12%) DHCP
5 4 (1.69%) VoIP
5 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.27%) SSH
6 3 (1.27%) WAN
6 3 (1.27%) LAN
6 3 (1.27%) Internet
7 2 (0.85%) Extranet
7 2 (0.85%) 3G
7 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.85%) FTP
7 2 (0.85%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.12%) MySQL
7 4 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.69%) OLAP
8 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.85%) QlikView
9 2 (0.85%) IDOL
10 1 (0.42%) CorVu
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.42%) DTS
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.66%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) Firebug
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 46 (19.49%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.93%) Retail
3 12 (5.08%) Finance
4 6 (2.54%) Billing
5 5 (2.12%) Marketing
5 5 (2.12%) Legal
6 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) German Language
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (31.36%) Developer
2 42 (17.80%) Architect
3 30 (12.71%) Technical Architect
4 24 (10.17%) Analyst
5 23 (9.75%) SharePoint Developer
6 21 (8.90%) Consultant
7 18 (7.63%) Front-End Developer
8 15 (6.36%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.81%) SharePoint Architect
11 9 (3.81%) CRM Developer
11 9 (3.81%) SharePoint Consultant
12 8 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 8 (3.39%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.39%) Coordinator
13 7 (2.97%) Administrator
13 7 (2.97%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.58%) .NET
2 51 (21.61%) HTML
3 50 (21.19%) CSS
4 22 (9.32%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.90%) Application Packaging
6 19 (8.05%) AngularJS
7 18 (7.63%) XML
8 16 (6.78%) ExpressJS
8 16 (6.78%) jQuery
9 13 (5.51%) .NET Framework
9 13 (5.51%) Web Services
10 12 (5.08%) RESTful
11 5 (2.12%) REST
12 4 (1.69%) WCF
12 4 (1.69%) WPF
12 4 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.69%) HTML5
13 3 (1.27%) SOAP
13 3 (1.27%) JSON
13 3 (1.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.44%) Clustering
2 19 (8.05%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (6.78%) User Experience
4 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.97%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.12%) RIA
7 4 (1.69%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.27%) IPTV
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.85%) NHS
9 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.85%) DTV
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Open Source
10 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.41%) Windows
2 18 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.51%) Linux
5 12 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.66%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.12%) UNIX
7 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.42%) CRM
2 29 (12.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (11.02%) Project Management
4 25 (10.59%) Migration
5 21 (8.90%) PRINCE2
6 20 (8.47%) ITIL
7 17 (7.20%) SOA
8 16 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (5.93%) Unit Testing
9 14 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.51%) System Testing
11 11 (4.66%) Change Management
12 10 (4.24%) Validation
12 10 (4.24%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.24%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.24%) Data Modelling
13 9 (3.81%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.81%) Test Strategy
13 9 (3.81%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (27.54%) SQL
2 50 (21.19%) JavaScript
3 30 (12.71%) C#
4 17 (7.20%) VBA
5 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.12%) PHP
6 4 (1.69%) Python
7 3 (1.27%) C
7 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.85%) VB
8 2 (0.85%) Java
8 2 (0.85%) Perl
8 2 (0.85%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.85%) Korn
9 1 (0.42%) X++
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (6.36%) MCSE
5 12 (5.08%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.24%) MCP
6 10 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.12%) VCP4
8 4 (1.69%) PMP
8 4 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.69%) Degree
8 4 (1.69%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (1.27%) ISEB
9 3 (1.27%) MCTS
9 3 (1.27%) MCITP
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.85%) CCNA
10 2 (0.85%) HNC
10 2 (0.85%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.54%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) NFS
4 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.42%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (5.93%) SCOM
2 13 (5.51%) SCCM
3 7 (2.97%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.69%) Nagios
5 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.42%) SCSM
Vendors
1 127 (53.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.93%) HP
3 13 (5.51%) Oracle
4 12 (5.08%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.66%) Cisco
6 8 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 8 (3.39%) VMware
7 7 (2.97%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.97%) F5
8 6 (2.54%) Citrix
9 5 (2.12%) EMC
10 4 (1.69%) Isilon
10 4 (1.69%) Veritas
10 4 (1.69%) Altiris
10 4 (1.69%) Remedy
11 3 (1.27%) Meridio
11 3 (1.27%) SAP
12 2 (0.85%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.85%) Ericsson
12 2 (0.85%) Nokia
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