The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 48 46 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 21 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.37% 3.23% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.17% 18.07% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
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£313 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -68.15%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
188 166 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.24% 17.87% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 75
Average daily rate £350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SharePoint Server
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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 30 July 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 40 (81.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (69.39%) SC Cleared
3 33 (67.35%) SharePoint
4 32 (65.31%) Windows
5 28 (57.14%) SQL
6 25 (51.02%) .NET
7 24 (48.98%) C#
8 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (44.90%) IDOL
9 22 (44.90%) Meridio
10 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
10 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
11 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
13 17 (34.69%) MS Office
13 17 (34.69%) Visual Studio
13 17 (34.69%) Web Development
14 14 (28.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 14 (28.57%) OLAP
14 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
14 14 (28.57%) Web Services
14 14 (28.57%) DTS
14 14 (28.57%) Workflow
15 13 (26.53%) LDAP
16 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
17 11 (22.45%) XML
17 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
17 11 (22.45%) Document Management
18 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (20.41%) SLA

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (67.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Office
2 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) IDOL
2 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (28.57%) OLAP
4 14 (28.57%) DTS
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.41%) TestDirector
3 9 (18.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (18.37%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Designer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.04%) Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) .NET
2 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 14 (28.57%) Web Services
4 11 (22.45%) XML
4 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.12%) Ajax
5 3 (6.12%) ADO.NET
5 3 (6.12%) XSLT
5 3 (6.12%) CAML
5 3 (6.12%) WCF
5 3 (6.12%) WPF
5 3 (6.12%) WF
5 3 (6.12%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.20%) AIX
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Web Development
2 14 (28.57%) Workflow
3 11 (22.45%) Document Management
4 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.12%) Content Management
6 3 (6.12%) UML
6 3 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (6.12%) OO
6 3 (6.12%) Information Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.08%) Validation
8 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (81.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (69.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.20%) Netcool
2 5 (10.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (10.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Meridio
2 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) McAfee
3 5 (10.20%) Veritas
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) HP