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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 31 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.09% 5.88% 5.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.02% 30.54% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -
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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
172 203 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.15% 19.26% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 113 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 22
Average hourly rate £33.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.69% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (28.00%) .NET
4 19 (25.33%) Windows
4 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
4 19 (25.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (24.00%) SQL
6 17 (22.67%) C#
6 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (21.33%) Lync
7 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
8 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
9 13 (17.33%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
10 12 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (16.00%) jQuery
10 12 (16.00%) Office 365
10 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (16.00%) Migration
10 12 (16.00%) MCSE
10 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (16.00%) ITIL
11 11 (14.67%) Project Management
11 11 (14.67%) SCCM
12 10 (13.33%) SCOM
12 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
12 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (13.33%) MS Office

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 19 (25.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (21.33%) Lync
3 13 (17.33%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.67%) CMS
6 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.00%) MS Project Server
7 3 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (4.00%) Apache
7 3 (4.00%) JBoss
7 3 (4.00%) Documentum
8 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.33%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.00%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (6.67%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) Intranet
3 4 (5.33%) SSH
3 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.00%) SSL
4 3 (4.00%) PBX
5 2 (2.67%) 3G
5 2 (2.67%) 2G
5 2 (2.67%) VoIP
5 2 (2.67%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) DHCP
5 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.67%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) LAN
5 2 (2.67%) 4G
6 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.33%) LTE
6 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (4.00%) OLAP
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Firebug
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Coordinator
3 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.67%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Business Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) jQuery
2 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.00%) HTML
4 6 (8.00%) Web Services
4 6 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (6.67%) XML
5 5 (6.67%) CSS
6 4 (5.33%) Middleware
6 4 (5.33%) J2EE
6 4 (5.33%) WPF
7 3 (4.00%) MDX
8 1 (1.33%) REST
8 1 (1.33%) CSS3
8 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.33%) Ajax
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.33%) HTML5
8 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) IPTV
3 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.00%) PKI
4 3 (4.00%) Open Source
4 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.67%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Solaris
5 4 (5.33%) UNIX
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) Android
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Migration
1 12 (16.00%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Project Management
3 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.67%) Network Management
4 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) CRM
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.33%) Release Management
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (4.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (4.00%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (4.00%) Validation
8 2 (2.67%) Change Management
8 2 (2.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) SQL
2 17 (22.67%) C#
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) PHP
5 3 (4.00%) C
5 3 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.00%) MCSE
5 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 9 (12.00%) MCP
7 6 (8.00%) PMP
7 6 (8.00%) PMI Certification
7 6 (8.00%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (2.67%) Degree
9 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.33%) CCNA
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.33%) HP
3 4 (5.33%) Sun
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) EMC
4 3 (4.00%) Avaya
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.67%) Nokia
5 2 (2.67%) Huawei
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.33%) Ektron
6 1 (1.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.33%) Isilon
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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