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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 65 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 4 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 3.61% 2.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 16.10% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
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£425 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
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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
130 205 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.70% 22.43% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 79
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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
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 7 July 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 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Office 365
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Lync
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
8 4 (21.05%) Sun
8 4 (21.05%) Borland
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) PKI
8 4 (21.05%) StarTeam
8 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging
8 4 (21.05%) Release Management
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) VBScript
8 4 (21.05%) VB

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Lync
3 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) Apache
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.53%) CMS
4 2 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) StarTeam
2 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Release Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VBScript
2 4 (21.05%) VB
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) SCCM
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Borland
3 4 (21.05%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (5.26%) Meridio
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas