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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 41 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.18% 5.50% 5.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.30% 29.27% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 23
Average daily rate £400 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £204 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £533 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -2.56%
SharePoint
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
176 164 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.96% 18.81% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 83 100
Average daily rate £350 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) CRM
3 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 19 (23.46%) Project Management
4 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
5 17 (20.99%) Windows
5 17 (20.99%) Finance
6 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (19.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (17.28%) Migration
7 14 (17.28%) QA
7 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
8 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
8 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (14.81%) Web Services
9 12 (14.81%) .NET
9 12 (14.81%) MS Project
10 11 (13.58%) MS Office
10 11 (13.58%) SAP
10 11 (13.58%) C#
10 11 (13.58%) ERP
10 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (12.35%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (12.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (12.35%) Windows Server
12 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (12.35%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (12.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.81%) MS Project
3 11 (13.58%) MS Office
4 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) SAN
1 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) NAS
3 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) Skype
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) CTI
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (7.41%) OLAP
5 6 (7.41%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (6.17%) QlikView
7 2 (2.47%) Power BI
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) Datazen
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) French Language
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Architect
7 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.17%) CRM Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Developer
9 4 (4.94%) CRM Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Project Planner
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Developer
9 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
1 12 (14.81%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) WCF
3 4 (4.94%) Middleware
3 4 (4.94%) SAP PI
4 2 (2.47%) MDX
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.23%) ADO
5 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.23%) Autofac
5 1 (1.23%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (1.23%) COM
5 1 (1.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.23%) ODBC
5 1 (1.23%) OLE
5 1 (1.23%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.23%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.23%) XML
5 1 (1.23%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.17%) Social Media
4 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.94%) SCADA
6 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) Statistics
6 3 (3.70%) W3C
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.47%) Life Science
7 2 (2.47%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) Clustering
8 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) NetWare
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) CRM
2 19 (23.46%) Project Management
3 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (17.28%) Migration
5 11 (13.58%) ERP
6 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.88%) Business Development
7 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.88%) Presales
7 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.64%) Validation
9 6 (7.41%) Content Management
10 5 (6.17%) Change Control
10 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.94%) Dashboard Development
11 4 (4.94%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) C#
3 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.17%) Java
4 5 (6.17%) VBA
5 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) R
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCSE
6 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.47%) PMP
8 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.23%) HND
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) NFS
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (2.47%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) SAP
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) Tableau
5 4 (4.94%) Adobe
5 4 (4.94%) FatWire
5 4 (4.94%) Guidewire
5 4 (4.94%) hybris
5 4 (4.94%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.94%) Pega
5 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.47%) EMC
6 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Alias
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) CommVault
7 1 (1.23%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Sage
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec