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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 52 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 80 124 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.77% 4.30% 4.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.31% 27.31% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 47
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £55.65 £17.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.60% -37.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +3.70%
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
437 454 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.15% 15.75% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 231 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.79% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £23.10 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -12 35 £338 -3.57% 5
Bracknell -1 8 £388 +55.00% 1
Maidenhead +12 6 £325 -
Slough -5 6 £261 -30.33%
Windsor +2 3 £325 -
Wokingham -3 1 - - 1
Newbury -11 1 £275 -45.00%
Hungerford - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 101 (51.53%) Microsoft
2 54 (27.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 51 (26.02%) SQL Server
4 48 (24.49%) HTML
5 44 (22.45%) CSS
6 42 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 41 (20.92%) SQL
8 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 38 (19.39%) Active Directory
10 35 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 34 (17.35%) .NET
12 33 (16.84%) Windows
13 30 (15.31%) CRM
13 30 (15.31%) Project Management
14 29 (14.80%) Dynamics CRM
15 27 (13.78%) Migration
16 25 (12.76%) Lync
17 24 (12.24%) Security Cleared
17 24 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
18 23 (11.73%) C#
18 23 (11.73%) MS Office
19 22 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
21 19 (9.69%) SharePoint 2010
21 19 (9.69%) ASP.NET
21 19 (9.69%) ITIL
22 18 (9.18%) PRINCE2
22 18 (9.18%) Finance
22 18 (9.18%) jQuery
22 18 (9.18%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 54 (27.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 25 (12.76%) Lync
3 24 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (9.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (7.14%) Node.js
5 14 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (6.12%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.59%) CMS
8 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.04%) Drupal
11 4 (2.04%) Documentum
11 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.53%) JBoss
12 3 (1.53%) Apache
12 3 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 35 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.73%) MS Office
3 12 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.57%) MS Project
5 5 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (2.04%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.51%) DOC1
7 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (14.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.53%) Changepoint
4 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.18%) Office 365
2 6 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.02%) Yammer
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.16%) Firewall
2 15 (7.65%) Intranet
3 7 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.57%) VoIP
4 6 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (3.06%) MPLS
4 6 (3.06%) BGP
4 6 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (2.55%) SSH
6 4 (2.04%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.53%) MGCP
7 3 (1.53%) RTP
7 3 (1.53%) WAN
7 3 (1.53%) DHCP
7 3 (1.53%) LAN
7 3 (1.53%) PBX
7 3 (1.53%) DNS
7 3 (1.53%) SSL
7 3 (1.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.63%) MongoDB
2 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.04%) MySQL
7 4 (2.04%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.53%) OLAP
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.51%) CorVu
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.51%) QlikView
10 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) Firebug
5 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 42 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.18%) Finance
3 13 (6.63%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Legal
5 4 (2.04%) Billing
5 4 (2.04%) Marketing
6 3 (1.53%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (34.18%) Developer
2 24 (12.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 20 (10.20%) Analyst
4 17 (8.67%) Consultant
4 17 (8.67%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (7.65%) Architect
6 13 (6.63%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.10%) Coordinator
7 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Developer
7 10 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (4.08%) CRM Developer
9 7 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
9 7 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (3.57%) Test Manager
9 7 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (3.06%) Environment Manager
10 6 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (3.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.49%) HTML
2 44 (22.45%) CSS
3 34 (17.35%) .NET
4 19 (9.69%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.18%) jQuery
6 14 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.63%) Express
8 12 (6.12%) RESTful
8 12 (6.12%) XML
9 8 (4.08%) Web Services
9 8 (4.08%) Application Packaging
10 6 (3.06%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.06%) HTML5
11 4 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.04%) WPF
11 4 (2.04%) Middleware
11 4 (2.04%) J2EE
12 3 (1.53%) WCF
12 3 (1.53%) MDX
13 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.67%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (7.65%) User Experience
3 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.55%) RIA
5 5 (2.55%) IPTV
6 4 (2.04%) Clustering
6 4 (2.04%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.04%) Open Source
7 3 (1.53%) PKI
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) DTV
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) SCORM
9 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.84%) Windows
2 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (6.63%) Linux
4 11 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.10%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.55%) UNIX
8 4 (2.04%) Solaris
9 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.02%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.31%) CRM
1 30 (15.31%) Project Management
2 27 (13.78%) Migration
3 19 (9.69%) ITIL
4 18 (9.18%) PRINCE2
5 14 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 13 (6.63%) System Testing
7 11 (5.61%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.61%) Validation
7 11 (5.61%) Test Strategy
8 10 (5.10%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.10%) Change Management
8 10 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.59%) Network Management
10 8 (4.08%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.57%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.57%) Supplier Management
11 7 (3.57%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.06%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.92%) SQL
2 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 23 (11.73%) C#
4 17 (8.67%) VBA
5 7 (3.57%) PHP
6 5 (2.55%) Java
7 4 (2.04%) Python
7 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.53%) C
9 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) X++
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.67%) MCSE
5 11 (5.61%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.10%) MCP
7 6 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (3.06%) NVQ Level 3
7 6 (3.06%) PMP
7 6 (3.06%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.55%) Degree
9 3 (1.53%) MCTS
9 3 (1.53%) MCITP
9 3 (1.53%) ISEB
10 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.02%) HNC
10 2 (1.02%) CCNA
10 2 (1.02%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (19.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.59%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (8.16%) SCOM
2 15 (7.65%) SCCM
3 6 (3.06%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.02%) Nagios
5 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 101 (51.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.61%) Cisco
2 11 (5.61%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.10%) VMware
4 9 (4.59%) Oracle
5 8 (4.08%) Citrix
6 7 (3.57%) HP
6 7 (3.57%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.06%) F5
7 6 (3.06%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.55%) Remedy
9 4 (2.04%) SAP
9 4 (2.04%) Sun
10 3 (1.53%) EMC
10 3 (1.53%) Avaya
11 2 (1.02%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.02%) Nokia
11 2 (1.02%) Veritas
11 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.02%) Altiris
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