The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 36 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 125 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.38% 4.11% 3.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.35% 28.45% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 44
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £19.00 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £31.20 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
457 355 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.01% 14.44% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 158 184
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £33.95 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 60 £350 +13.17% 14
Bracknell +9 14 £258 - 4
Slough +13 10 £375 +25.00% 3
Newbury +1 8 £500 +48.14% 3
Maidenhead -11 1 - - 3
Wokingham - 1 - -
Thatcham - - - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 88 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 67 (28.03%) Windows
3 64 (26.78%) Security Cleared
4 54 (22.59%) SC Cleared
4 54 (22.59%) SQL
5 52 (21.76%) SharePoint Server
6 45 (18.83%) Project Management
7 44 (18.41%) SQL Server
8 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
9 40 (16.74%) .NET
10 37 (15.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (14.23%) C#
12 33 (13.81%) Active Directory
13 32 (13.39%) MS Office
13 32 (13.39%) Migration
14 28 (11.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 26 (10.88%) PowerShell
15 26 (10.88%) ASP.NET
16 24 (10.04%) CSS
17 23 (9.62%) IIS
18 21 (8.79%) Document Management
19 20 (8.37%) Degree
20 19 (7.95%) Finance
20 19 (7.95%) Visual Studio
20 19 (7.95%) HTML
20 19 (7.95%) Intranet
21 18 (7.53%) Telecoms
22 17 (7.11%) Workflow
22 17 (7.11%) JavaScript
22 17 (7.11%) XML

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (21.76%) SharePoint Server
2 37 (15.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 28 (11.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (9.62%) IIS
5 14 (5.86%) Lync
6 6 (2.51%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.51%) Documentum
7 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.26%) Apache
9 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.84%) CMS
11 1 (0.42%) eRoom
11 1 (0.42%) SAP EP
11 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.39%) MS Office
3 17 (7.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.60%) MS Project
4 11 (4.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.26%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.35%) Office 365
2 3 (1.26%) SaaS
2 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.95%) Intranet
2 9 (3.77%) LDAP
3 6 (2.51%) DNS
3 6 (2.51%) Kerberos
4 5 (2.09%) Network Security
5 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.67%) LAN
5 4 (1.67%) WAN
6 3 (1.26%) VoIP
6 3 (1.26%) DHCP
7 2 (0.84%) SAN
7 2 (0.84%) Firewall
8 1 (0.42%) WPA
8 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) Broadband
8 1 (0.42%) HTTP
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) Extranet
8 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.69%) IDOL
3 15 (6.28%) MS Access
3 15 (6.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.60%) OLAP
4 11 (4.60%) DTS
5 6 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.09%) EDRMS
6 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.42%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.67%) WinRunner
3 4 (1.67%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 19 (7.95%) Finance
2 18 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.60%) Marketing
4 6 (2.51%) Publishing
5 5 (2.09%) Games
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.26%) Banking
6 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (18.83%) Developer
2 35 (14.64%) Consultant
3 31 (12.97%) SharePoint Developer
4 29 (12.13%) Analyst
5 24 (10.04%) Architect
6 20 (8.37%) SharePoint Consultant
7 19 (7.95%) Coordinator
8 16 (6.69%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.28%) SharePoint Architect
10 12 (5.02%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.93%) Administrator
11 7 (2.93%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Deployment Specialist
12 6 (2.51%) Designer
12 6 (2.51%) PMO Analyst
12 6 (2.51%) Project Coordinator
12 6 (2.51%) Support Engineer
13 5 (2.09%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.09%) Security Consultant
13 5 (2.09%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.74%) .NET
2 26 (10.88%) ASP.NET
3 24 (10.04%) CSS
4 19 (7.95%) HTML
5 17 (7.11%) XML
6 12 (5.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 11 (4.60%) Web Services
8 8 (3.35%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.09%) XSLT
9 5 (2.09%) jQuery
10 4 (1.67%) Middleware
10 4 (1.67%) SAML
10 4 (1.67%) JSP
11 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.84%) HTML5
12 2 (0.84%) WCF
12 2 (0.84%) XHTML
12 2 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.51%) Social Media
3 6 (2.51%) Blog
4 3 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.26%) Clustering
4 3 (1.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.26%) Statistics
4 3 (1.26%) Xbox
4 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
5 2 (0.84%) PMI
6 1 (0.42%) Tandem
6 1 (0.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) DTV
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.03%) Windows
2 16 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (5.44%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.18%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.67%) UNIX
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.84%) Linux
9 1 (0.42%) HPUX
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.83%) Project Management
2 32 (13.39%) Migration
3 21 (8.79%) Document Management
4 17 (7.11%) Workflow
4 17 (7.11%) PRINCE2
5 15 (6.28%) Test Scripting
6 14 (5.86%) CRM
6 14 (5.86%) ITIL
7 12 (5.02%) Information Management
8 10 (4.18%) Web Development
9 9 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.77%) Change Control
10 8 (3.35%) Risk Management
11 7 (2.93%) Resource Management
11 7 (2.93%) System Testing
11 7 (2.93%) Time Management
11 7 (2.93%) Unit Testing
11 7 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.59%) SQL
2 34 (14.23%) C#
3 26 (10.88%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.51%) Lua
6 6 (2.51%) VB
7 3 (1.26%) Java
7 3 (1.26%) C
7 3 (1.26%) VBA
8 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 64 (26.78%) Security Cleared
2 54 (22.59%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.37%) Degree
4 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.51%) ISEB
6 5 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.67%) CISSP
7 4 (1.67%) MCP
7 4 (1.67%) CISMP
8 3 (1.26%) MCSE
8 3 (1.26%) MCTS
9 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.84%) PMP
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.42%) MBA
10 1 (0.42%) CCNP
10 1 (0.42%) CCNA
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) SLA
2 6 (2.51%) GxP
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 33 (13.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Shibboleth
4 3 (1.26%) XenApp
4 3 (1.26%) UAG
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.67%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.26%) SCCM
4 3 (1.26%) SCOM
4 3 (1.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 88 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.60%) Citrix
3 10 (4.18%) Google
3 10 (4.18%) Oracle
3 10 (4.18%) Meridio
4 9 (3.77%) SAP
5 8 (3.35%) VMware
6 6 (2.51%) Twitter
7 5 (2.09%) Remedy
8 4 (1.67%) CA
8 4 (1.67%) HP
8 4 (1.67%) Alias
9 3 (1.26%) Facebook
10 2 (0.84%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.84%) Symantec
10 2 (0.84%) Cisco
11 1 (0.42%) ESRI
11 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.42%) Cognos
11 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
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