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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 20 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 66 72 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.62% 7.20% 6.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.11% 36.92% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 30
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £440 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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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
188 195 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.71% 19.50% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 100 76
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £451 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £9.10 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 65 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 51 (37.78%) Security Cleared
3 50 (37.04%) .NET
4 42 (31.11%) SC Cleared
5 41 (30.37%) Windows
6 36 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
7 35 (25.93%) SQL
8 31 (22.96%) C#
8 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
8 31 (22.96%) ASP.NET
9 30 (22.22%) MS Office
10 27 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 27 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (19.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (17.04%) Visual Studio
12 23 (17.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (15.56%) CRM
14 21 (15.56%) Active Directory
14 21 (15.56%) Web Development
15 20 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
15 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
15 20 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (14.07%) XML
16 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (14.07%) Hyper-V
17 18 (13.33%) .NET Framework
17 18 (13.33%) Workflow
17 18 (13.33%) Clustering
18 17 (12.59%) Dynamics AX

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
2 27 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (19.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (12.59%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (11.85%) Lync
7 7 (5.19%) IIS
8 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (22.22%) MS Office
2 27 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (8.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.44%) MS Project
6 5 (3.70%) InfoPath
7 3 (2.22%) DOC1
8 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (12.59%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.22%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.74%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) LDAP
2 7 (5.19%) DNS
3 6 (4.44%) Intranet
4 5 (3.70%) Internet
5 3 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) SMTP
6 1 (0.74%) Extranet
6 1 (0.74%) Firewall
6 1 (0.74%) Network Security
6 1 (0.74%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.74%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (11.11%) OLAP
4 14 (10.37%) DTS
4 14 (10.37%) IDOL
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.74%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.74%) MS Access
9 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (17.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.22%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.22%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (7.41%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Publishing
4 3 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (1.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) French Language
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (26.67%) Developer
2 27 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 24 (17.78%) Architect
4 19 (14.07%) Technical Architect
5 11 (8.15%) Consultant
6 10 (7.41%) Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Designer
8 8 (5.93%) SharePoint Designer
8 8 (5.93%) Coordinator
9 7 (5.19%) SharePoint Consultant
9 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Administrator
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Project Administrator
11 4 (2.96%) Tester
12 3 (2.22%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Infrastructure Tester
12 3 (2.22%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.04%) .NET
2 31 (22.96%) ASP.NET
3 19 (14.07%) XML
4 18 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 16 (11.85%) Web Services
6 14 (10.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 12 (8.89%) Application Packaging
8 10 (7.41%) CSS
9 9 (6.67%) XSLT
10 8 (5.93%) jQuery
11 7 (5.19%) WCF
11 7 (5.19%) HTML
12 6 (4.44%) Ajax
13 4 (2.96%) WF
13 4 (2.96%) Silverlight
14 3 (2.22%) CAML
14 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (2.22%) HTML5
14 3 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Clustering
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.22%) Wiki
4 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.22%) Xbox
4 3 (2.22%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.37%) Windows
2 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.96%) UNIX
5 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.22%) Linux
5 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.56%) CRM
1 21 (15.56%) Web Development
2 20 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (13.33%) Workflow
4 15 (11.11%) Project Management
5 11 (8.15%) Document Management
6 10 (7.41%) SOA
7 9 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.67%) Time Management
8 7 (5.19%) Content Management
8 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.19%) Migration
9 6 (4.44%) MVC
9 6 (4.44%) ITIL
10 5 (3.70%) Service Management
10 5 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.70%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.70%) Analytics
11 4 (2.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) SQL
2 31 (22.96%) C#
3 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.85%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.96%) C
7 3 (2.22%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.22%) VB
7 3 (2.22%) VBA
7 3 (2.22%) Korn
7 3 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) Java
8 1 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 42 (31.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.63%) Degree
4 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.70%) PMP
5 5 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.22%) MCP
6 3 (2.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.96%) XenApp
3 4 (2.96%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.22%) NFS
5 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.22%) Nagios
3 3 (2.22%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 65 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.37%) Meridio
3 7 (5.19%) Citrix
4 6 (4.44%) Thunderhead
5 4 (2.96%) Symantec
5 4 (2.96%) Alias
6 3 (2.22%) Altiris
6 3 (2.22%) Cincom
6 3 (2.22%) VMware
6 3 (2.22%) Veritas
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.22%) HP
6 3 (2.22%) EMC
6 3 (2.22%) Omniture
6 3 (2.22%) Isilon
7 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle
7 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
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