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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 99 113 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.11% 4.40% 4.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.40% 23.64% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 59
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £24.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 - £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
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
423 478 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.57% 18.63% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 247 186
Average daily rate £376 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £471 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% +27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 September 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 17 September 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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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 66 £500 +17.64% 13
Bracknell +3 8 £320 +55.15% 5
Newbury +1 4 £375 -6.25% 2
Windsor +1 3 - - 1
Slough -4 3 £450 -10.00%
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 96 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 63 (27.63%) Security Cleared
3 61 (26.75%) .NET
4 53 (23.25%) Windows
5 51 (22.37%) SQL
5 51 (22.37%) SC Cleared
6 50 (21.93%) MS Office
7 47 (20.61%) MS Excel
8 41 (17.98%) Project Management
9 38 (16.67%) C#
10 37 (16.23%) SQL Server
10 37 (16.23%) ASP.NET
11 36 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 36 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
12 35 (15.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 33 (14.47%) CRM
13 33 (14.47%) PRINCE2
14 30 (13.16%) Finance
15 28 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
16 27 (11.84%) Visual Studio
17 26 (11.40%) Active Directory
17 26 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (10.96%) JavaScript
18 25 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
19 24 (10.53%) XML
19 24 (10.53%) Lync
20 23 (10.09%) Hyper-V
20 23 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
21 22 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
22 21 (9.21%) Workflow

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 36 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
1 36 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
2 35 (15.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (10.53%) Lync
4 21 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.95%) IIS
7 6 (2.63%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.88%) Drupal
10 2 (0.88%) CMS
10 2 (0.88%) Documentum
10 2 (0.88%) Apache
11 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 50 (21.93%) MS Office
2 47 (20.61%) MS Excel
3 22 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (7.46%) MS Visio
5 13 (5.70%) MS Project
6 8 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (3.07%) InfoPath
8 3 (1.32%) DOC1
9 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.32%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.88%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.07%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.02%) LDAP
2 10 (4.39%) DNS
3 8 (3.51%) Intranet
4 7 (3.07%) Internet
5 5 (2.19%) DHCP
6 3 (1.32%) SMTP
6 3 (1.32%) Firewall
7 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.88%) PBX
7 2 (0.88%) PSTN
7 2 (0.88%) VoIP
7 2 (0.88%) DMZ
8 1 (0.44%) Extranet
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
8 1 (0.44%) LTE
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (7.46%) OLAP
4 16 (7.02%) DTS
5 13 (5.70%) IDOL
6 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.44%) MS Access
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.88%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.88%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (13.16%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Marketing
3 17 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.07%) Publishing
5 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.32%) Games
6 3 (1.32%) Electronics
6 3 (1.32%) Automotive
6 3 (1.32%) Retail
6 3 (1.32%) Billing
7 2 (0.88%) Military
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (18.86%) Developer
2 36 (15.79%) Analyst
3 32 (14.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 25 (10.96%) Architect
5 23 (10.09%) Project Manager
6 20 (8.77%) Consultant
6 20 (8.77%) Technical Architect
7 15 (6.58%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.14%) Coordinator
9 12 (5.26%) Designer
9 12 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
10 11 (4.82%) Technical Manager
10 11 (4.82%) Technical Project Manager
10 11 (4.82%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (4.39%) SharePoint Designer
12 9 (3.95%) Administrator
13 7 (3.07%) CRM Consultant
14 6 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
14 6 (2.63%) SharePoint Business Analyst
15 5 (2.19%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.75%) .NET
2 37 (16.23%) ASP.NET
3 24 (10.53%) XML
4 21 (9.21%) Web Services
5 18 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 17 (7.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 16 (7.02%) HTML
8 13 (5.70%) Application Packaging
9 12 (5.26%) CSS
10 9 (3.95%) XSLT
10 9 (3.95%) jQuery
11 7 (3.07%) WCF
12 6 (2.63%) Ajax
13 4 (1.75%) WF
13 4 (1.75%) Silverlight
13 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.32%) Middleware
14 3 (1.32%) ADO.NET
14 3 (1.32%) HTML5
14 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) Clustering
2 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.75%) Wiki
5 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.32%) DTV
5 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.32%) Social Media
5 3 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.32%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.32%) Xbox
6 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.88%) CMDB
6 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) PKI
7 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.44%) Open Source
7 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.25%) Windows
2 26 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.07%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.75%) UNIX
5 4 (1.75%) Linux
6 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.98%) Project Management
2 33 (14.47%) CRM
2 33 (14.47%) PRINCE2
3 23 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (9.21%) Workflow
4 21 (9.21%) Web Development
5 19 (8.33%) ITIL
5 19 (8.33%) Document Management
6 18 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.26%) SOA
7 12 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.82%) Migration
9 10 (4.39%) Analytics
10 9 (3.95%) Change Control
10 9 (3.95%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (3.95%) Time Management
10 9 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (3.07%) Service Management
12 7 (3.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.37%) SQL
2 38 (16.67%) C#
3 25 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.77%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.19%) C
7 3 (1.32%) VBA
7 3 (1.32%) VB
7 3 (1.32%) Java
7 3 (1.32%) Perl
7 3 (1.32%) Korn
7 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
8 2 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) VBScript
9 1 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 63 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 51 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.58%) Degree
4 8 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.07%) PMP
5 7 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.32%) MCP
6 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) MBA
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) SLA
2 7 (3.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.75%) XenApp
6 3 (1.32%) NFS
6 3 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.75%) Nagios
4 3 (1.32%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.88%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 96 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.14%) VMware
3 13 (5.70%) Meridio
3 13 (5.70%) Citrix
4 11 (4.82%) HP
5 10 (4.39%) Oracle
6 8 (3.51%) Hyperion
7 6 (2.63%) Thunderhead
8 5 (2.19%) SAP
9 4 (1.75%) Alias
9 4 (1.75%) Symantec
10 3 (1.32%) Veritas
10 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.32%) EMC
10 3 (1.32%) Omniture
10 3 (1.32%) Altiris
10 3 (1.32%) Cincom
10 3 (1.32%) Isilon
11 2 (0.88%) Nintex
11 2 (0.88%) Google
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