The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 69 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 7 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 2.69% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.52% 13.59% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
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£425 £306 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £265 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.99% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +124.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
155 206 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.05% 19.81% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 72
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 22
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.60 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Reading region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Reading region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) Oracle
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
6 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (37.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
8 10 (34.48%) Borland
8 10 (34.48%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) StarTeam
8 10 (34.48%) VBScript
8 10 (34.48%) VB
8 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
8 10 (34.48%) SCCM
8 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
8 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
9 9 (31.03%) Linux
9 9 (31.03%) Firewall
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 8 (27.59%) Office 365
11 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
11 7 (24.14%) PKI
12 6 (20.69%) .NET
12 6 (20.69%) HTML

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Lync
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 3 (10.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.45%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
2 5 (17.24%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) WPF
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Solaris
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.24%) Release Management
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) VBScript
2 10 (34.48%) VB
2 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (34.48%) SCCM
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Netcool
4 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Oracle
3 10 (34.48%) Borland
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Sun
4 5 (17.24%) McAfee
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.45%) Meridio
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas