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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 35 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 116 113 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.41% 4.37% 2.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.37% 22.16% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 23
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£400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £227 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.85%
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
395 510 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.02% 19.73% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 280 127
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.10 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £113.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +16 59 £450 +33.33% 14
Newbury 0 8 £275 -29.03% 2
Maidenhead -5 7 £450 +118.44% 1
Slough -7 5 - - 1
Windsor - 5 £490 -
Bracknell -8 3 £500 +122.22% 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Hungerford - - - -
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 113 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 69 (32.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 60 (28.04%) CRM
4 58 (27.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 55 (25.70%) SQL
6 53 (24.77%) .NET
7 52 (24.30%) JavaScript
8 49 (22.90%) SQL Server
9 47 (21.96%) HTML
10 46 (21.50%) CSS
10 46 (21.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 44 (20.56%) BizTalk Server
12 41 (19.16%) Lync
13 40 (18.69%) Active Directory
14 35 (16.36%) Telecoms
14 35 (16.36%) Security Cleared
15 33 (15.42%) MS Office
16 32 (14.95%) MS Excel
17 31 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
18 30 (14.02%) Hyper-V
18 30 (14.02%) Dynamics AX
19 28 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
19 28 (13.08%) Windows
20 27 (12.62%) Clustering
20 27 (12.62%) SC Cleared
21 26 (12.15%) Cloud Computing
22 25 (11.68%) C#
23 24 (11.21%) Project Management
24 21 (9.81%) ITIL
24 21 (9.81%) Application Packaging

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (32.24%) SharePoint 2013
2 46 (21.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 44 (20.56%) BizTalk Server
4 41 (19.16%) Lync
5 31 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (7.94%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (6.54%) Node.js
8 7 (3.27%) CMS
9 4 (1.87%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.87%) Drupal
10 3 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.47%) JBoss
12 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (15.42%) MS Office
2 32 (14.95%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.07%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.21%) MS Project
5 6 (2.80%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.87%) Photoshop
7 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.93%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.47%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 58 (27.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (14.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.15%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (6.07%) Office 365
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) Firewall
2 8 (3.74%) DNS
3 7 (3.27%) MPLS
3 7 (3.27%) BGP
3 7 (3.27%) Intranet
3 7 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (3.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.80%) DHCP
5 4 (1.87%) Internet
6 3 (1.40%) VoIP
6 3 (1.40%) WAN
6 3 (1.40%) LDAP
6 3 (1.40%) LAN
6 3 (1.40%) SSH
6 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.93%) 2G
7 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.93%) 4G
7 2 (0.93%) PBX
7 2 (0.93%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.07%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.27%) OLAP
6 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.34%) MySQL
8 4 (1.87%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (1.40%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.40%) DTS
9 3 (1.40%) IDOL
10 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.47%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.01%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.87%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) Firebug
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.14%) Finance
3 8 (3.74%) Retail
4 6 (2.80%) Billing
5 5 (2.34%) Marketing
5 5 (2.34%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) German Language
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (29.44%) Developer
2 38 (17.76%) Architect
3 30 (14.02%) Technical Architect
4 21 (9.81%) Consultant
4 21 (9.81%) SharePoint Developer
5 18 (8.41%) Analyst
6 13 (6.07%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.61%) SharePoint Consultant
8 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) CRM Developer
11 8 (3.74%) Designer
11 8 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 8 (3.74%) Administrator
11 8 (3.74%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.27%) Environment Manager
12 7 (3.27%) CRM Consultant
12 7 (3.27%) SharePoint Architect
13 6 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.77%) .NET
2 47 (21.96%) HTML
3 46 (21.50%) CSS
4 21 (9.81%) Application Packaging
5 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET
6 18 (8.41%) XML
7 15 (7.01%) jQuery
8 14 (6.54%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.14%) .NET Framework
9 11 (5.14%) ExpressJS
10 8 (3.74%) Web Services
11 7 (3.27%) RESTful
12 6 (2.80%) JSON
13 5 (2.34%) REST
14 4 (1.87%) HTML5
14 4 (1.87%) WCF
14 4 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (1.40%) MDX
15 3 (1.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 3 (1.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.62%) Clustering
2 15 (7.01%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (5.14%) User Experience
4 7 (3.27%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.87%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.40%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.40%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) Open Source
9 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.47%) RIA
9 1 (0.47%) Wiki
9 1 (0.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.08%) Windows
2 15 (7.01%) Linux
2 15 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.80%) UNIX
5 6 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.04%) CRM
2 28 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (11.21%) Project Management
4 21 (9.81%) ITIL
5 20 (9.35%) PRINCE2
5 20 (9.35%) Migration
6 17 (7.94%) SOA
7 14 (6.54%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (6.07%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.07%) System Testing
8 13 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.14%) Supplier Management
10 10 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.21%) Change Management
11 9 (4.21%) Validation
12 8 (3.74%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.74%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.27%) Workflow
13 7 (3.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.70%) SQL
2 52 (24.30%) JavaScript
3 25 (11.68%) C#
4 17 (7.94%) VBA
5 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.34%) PHP
7 4 (1.87%) Python
8 3 (1.40%) Korn
8 3 (1.40%) VB
8 3 (1.40%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.40%) Perl
8 3 (1.40%) C
9 2 (0.93%) Java
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.74%) Degree
5 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.80%) MCSE
6 6 (2.80%) PMP
6 6 (2.80%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.34%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.87%) MCP
9 2 (0.93%) HNC
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.93%) CCNA
9 2 (0.93%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.93%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.47%) ISEB
10 1 (0.47%) MCSA
10 1 (0.47%) MCTS
10 1 (0.47%) MCITP
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 40 (18.69%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.40%) NFS
4 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.27%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.80%) Nagios
4 5 (2.34%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.34%) SCCM
5 4 (1.87%) SCOM
6 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.47%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 113 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.54%) HP
3 13 (6.07%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.67%) Oracle
5 9 (4.21%) Cisco
6 8 (3.74%) Citrix
6 8 (3.74%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.27%) F5
8 5 (2.34%) Isilon
8 5 (2.34%) VMware
8 5 (2.34%) Altiris
8 5 (2.34%) Veritas
9 4 (1.87%) Remedy
10 3 (1.40%) Meridio
10 3 (1.40%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.40%) EMC
11 2 (0.93%) SAP
11 2 (0.93%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.93%) Motorola
11 2 (0.93%) Nokia
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