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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 65 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 10 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 3.94% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.29% 15.11% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
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£380 £440 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £335 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £468 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £405 £371
% change year-on-year
-14.19% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.48 £14.38
% change year-on-year
- +56.34%
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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
159 278 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.47% 26.08% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 165 62
Average daily rate £540 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £13.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 27 November 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 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 18 (62.07%) SharePoint
4 17 (58.62%) .NET
5 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
6 15 (51.72%) Windows
7 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (44.83%) C#
8 13 (44.83%) SQL
9 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
9 12 (41.38%) IDOL
10 11 (37.93%) Meridio
11 9 (31.03%) Web Development
11 9 (31.03%) MS Office
12 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
13 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
13 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (24.14%) Workflow
14 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
14 6 (20.69%) XML
15 5 (17.24%) LDAP
15 5 (17.24%) Web Services
15 5 (17.24%) DTS
15 5 (17.24%) SLA
15 5 (17.24%) OLAP
15 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
15 5 (17.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 4 (13.79%) Document Management
16 4 (13.79%) Active Directory

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 18 (62.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) IDOL
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (17.24%) DTS
4 5 (17.24%) OLAP
5 2 (6.90%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
1 11 (37.93%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (3.45%) XSLT
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) WF
5 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Web Development
2 7 (24.14%) Workflow
3 4 (13.79%) Document Management
4 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) VBScript
4 3 (10.34%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Meridio
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Borland
5 1 (3.45%) Google