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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 49 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 19 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 2.69% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.56% 14.52% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
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£406 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £413 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £463 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.75%
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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
180 186 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.59% 18.53% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 76
Average daily rate £388 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £8.11 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 47 (82.46%) Security Cleared
2 39 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 38 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 36 (63.16%) Windows
5 31 (54.39%) SQL
6 30 (52.63%) .NET
7 28 (49.12%) C#
8 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
10 24 (42.11%) Meridio
10 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
10 24 (42.11%) IDOL
11 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
11 22 (38.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (35.09%) MS Office
13 19 (33.33%) Visual Studio
13 19 (33.33%) Web Development
14 18 (31.58%) Workflow
15 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
16 16 (28.07%) OLAP
16 16 (28.07%) DTS
16 16 (28.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 15 (26.32%) LDAP
17 15 (26.32%) Web Services
18 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
19 13 (22.81%) XML
20 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
20 12 (21.05%) Document Management
21 11 (19.30%) SLA
22 10 (17.54%) TestDirector

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 38 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Office
2 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) LDAP
2 2 (3.51%) SMTP
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 24 (42.11%) IDOL
2 22 (38.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (28.07%) OLAP
3 16 (28.07%) DTS
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.54%) TestDirector
3 9 (15.79%) WinRunner
3 9 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
1 25 (43.86%) SharePoint Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 16 (28.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 15 (26.32%) Web Services
5 13 (22.81%) XML
6 12 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.02%) WF
7 4 (7.02%) Silverlight
7 4 (7.02%) WCF
7 4 (7.02%) XSLT
8 3 (5.26%) ADO.NET
8 3 (5.26%) WPF
8 3 (5.26%) Ajax
8 3 (5.26%) CAML
9 1 (1.75%) CSS
9 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.77%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Web Development
2 18 (31.58%) Workflow
3 12 (21.05%) Document Management
4 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
5 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.26%) Validation
6 3 (5.26%) UML
6 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (5.26%) OO
6 3 (5.26%) Content Management
7 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) MVC
8 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 28 (49.12%) C#
3 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (82.46%) Security Cleared
2 39 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) ISEB
4 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.77%) Netcool
2 5 (8.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (8.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Meridio
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) McAfee
3 5 (8.77%) Citrix
3 5 (8.77%) Veritas
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Google