The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 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
Rank 22 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 53 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.06% 6.47% 7.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.44% 34.95% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £330 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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Berkshire

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
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Reading region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Reading region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SharePoint 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.

1 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
1 51 (43.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (37.29%) SC Cleared
3 41 (34.75%) Windows
4 39 (33.05%) .NET
5 38 (32.20%) SharePoint Server
6 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
7 32 (27.12%) C#
7 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET
8 31 (26.27%) MS Office
9 25 (21.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (21.19%) Visual Studio
9 25 (21.19%) SQL
9 25 (21.19%) MS Excel
10 22 (18.64%) Web Development
11 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (16.95%) Workflow
13 19 (16.10%) T-SQL
13 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
13 19 (16.10%) XML
14 17 (14.41%) OLAP
14 17 (14.41%) Web Services
14 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
14 17 (14.41%) Meridio
14 17 (14.41%) IDOL
15 16 (13.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 16 (13.56%) DTS
16 15 (12.71%) LDAP
17 13 (11.02%) Project Management
17 13 (11.02%) Degree

SharePoint
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (32.20%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (9.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (5.93%) IIS
5 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.85%) Lync
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (26.27%) MS Office
2 25 (21.19%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.93%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (3.39%) InfoPath
6 4 (3.39%) MS Project
7 3 (2.54%) DOC1
8 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.54%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) LDAP
2 6 (5.08%) Intranet
3 5 (4.24%) Internet
3 5 (4.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) SMTP
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) Extranet
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (14.41%) IDOL
3 17 (14.41%) OLAP
4 16 (13.56%) DTS
5 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.85%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.85%) MS Access
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.39%) WinRunner
2 4 (3.39%) TestDirector
2 4 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Marketing
3 4 (3.39%) Publishing
4 3 (2.54%) Games
5 2 (1.69%) Automotive
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Military
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (32.20%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (8.47%) Designer
3 10 (8.47%) Analyst
3 10 (8.47%) Consultant
4 8 (6.78%) Coordinator
4 8 (6.78%) SharePoint Designer
5 7 (5.93%) Architect
5 7 (5.93%) Administrator
6 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Technical Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Tester
7 5 (4.24%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (3.39%) Applications Tester
8 4 (3.39%) Project Administrator
9 3 (2.54%) CRM Consultant
9 3 (2.54%) Wintel Architect
9 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.05%) .NET
2 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.10%) XML
4 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
4 17 (14.41%) Web Services
5 16 (13.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 9 (7.63%) CSS
6 9 (7.63%) XSLT
7 8 (6.78%) jQuery
8 7 (5.93%) WCF
9 6 (5.08%) Ajax
9 6 (5.08%) HTML
10 4 (3.39%) WF
10 4 (3.39%) Silverlight
11 3 (2.54%) CAML
11 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.54%) HTML5
11 3 (2.54%) ADO.NET
11 3 (2.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.54%) Wiki
2 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.54%) Clustering
2 3 (2.54%) Graphic Design
2 3 (2.54%) Xbox
3 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.85%) Open Source
3 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.75%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.69%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) Web Development
2 20 (16.95%) Workflow
3 13 (11.02%) Document Management
3 13 (11.02%) Project Management
4 9 (7.63%) Time Management
5 7 (5.93%) Content Management
5 7 (5.93%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.08%) ITIL
6 6 (5.08%) MVC
6 6 (5.08%) Migration
7 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.24%) Supplier Management
7 5 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.24%) Service Management
7 5 (4.24%) CRM
7 5 (4.24%) Analytics
8 4 (3.39%) Automation Testing
8 4 (3.39%) Web Design
9 3 (2.54%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) C#
2 25 (21.19%) SQL
3 19 (16.10%) T-SQL
3 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.54%) VBA
6 2 (1.69%) C
7 1 (0.85%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.85%) Korn
7 1 (0.85%) X++
7 1 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (43.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (37.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.02%) Degree
4 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) PMP
4 5 (4.24%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.39%) ISEB
6 3 (2.54%) MCP
6 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.85%) MCSE
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.39%) XenApp
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (3.39%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.54%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) Meridio
3 6 (5.08%) Thunderhead
4 5 (4.24%) Citrix
5 4 (3.39%) Symantec
5 4 (3.39%) Alias
6 3 (2.54%) Cincom
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.54%) Omniture
7 1 (0.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.85%) Isilon
7 1 (0.85%) AppSense
7 1 (0.85%) ESRI
7 1 (0.85%) Veritas
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle
7 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
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