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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 49 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 23 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.47% 2.40% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.37% 13.33% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
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£296 £401 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +4.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £367 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
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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
186 180 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.94% 18.02% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 99 63
Average daily rate £400 £333 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £25.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 23 (69.70%) Windows
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
3 19 (57.58%) SC Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (48.48%) SharePoint
5 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (42.42%) SQL
7 13 (39.39%) .NET
8 12 (36.36%) Oracle
8 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
9 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 11 (33.33%) SCCM
9 11 (33.33%) VBScript
9 11 (33.33%) VB
9 11 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (33.33%) VMware
10 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
10 10 (30.30%) Borland
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 10 (30.30%) StarTeam
11 9 (27.27%) Firewall
12 8 (24.24%) C#
12 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
12 8 (24.24%) Office 365
13 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) MS Excel

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (48.48%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Lync
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.09%) CMS
4 3 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.03%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) IDOL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) OLAP
5 1 (3.03%) DTS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) WPF
5 3 (9.09%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE
7 1 (3.03%) Middleware
7 1 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.12%) Web Development
3 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) Workflow
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Document Management
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.03%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 11 (33.33%) VBScript
3 11 (33.33%) VB
4 8 (24.24%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 19 (57.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (15.15%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) Netcool
4 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) Borland
5 5 (15.15%) McAfee
6 3 (9.09%) Meridio
6 3 (9.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Sun
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas