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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 44 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.21% 5.62% 2.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.57% 27.72% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £260 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.84
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +11.46%
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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
154 202 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.25% 20.28% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 104 60
Average daily rate £405 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 81 (63.78%) Microsoft
2 50 (39.37%) CRM
3 49 (38.58%) SQL
4 48 (37.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 48 (37.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 44 (34.65%) .NET
6 43 (33.86%) Active Directory
7 41 (32.28%) BizTalk Server
7 41 (32.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 39 (30.71%) SQL Server
9 31 (24.41%) Lync
10 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
11 27 (21.26%) Dynamics AX
11 27 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 26 (20.47%) Windows
12 26 (20.47%) Clustering
13 25 (19.69%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (19.69%) Hyper-V
14 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
15 21 (16.54%) HTML
15 21 (16.54%) CSS
16 20 (15.75%) C#
16 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
16 20 (15.75%) Application Packaging
17 19 (14.96%) SharePoint Server
17 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET
19 16 (12.60%) MS Excel
20 15 (11.81%) SOA

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (37.80%) SharePoint 2013
2 41 (32.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 41 (32.28%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (24.41%) Lync
4 27 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (14.96%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.15%) CMS
6 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.36%) Documentum
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.79%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.02%) MS Office
3 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.36%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.57%) MS Project
7 1 (0.79%) DOC1
7 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (37.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (21.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.69%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (7.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Intranet
2 6 (4.72%) DNS
2 6 (4.72%) DHCP
3 4 (3.15%) Firewall
4 3 (2.36%) SSH
4 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.36%) LDAP
5 2 (1.57%) LAN
5 2 (1.57%) WAN
5 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.57%) FTP
5 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.57%) 2G
5 2 (1.57%) Internet
5 2 (1.57%) 3G
5 2 (1.57%) 4G
6 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.79%) LTE
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) OLAP
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.36%) DTS
5 3 (2.36%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.36%) IDOL
5 3 (2.36%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.79%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.79%) Firebug
4 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (5.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Advertising
2 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Back Office
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 32 (25.20%) Architect
3 27 (21.26%) Technical Architect
4 23 (18.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Consultant
6 11 (8.66%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) CRM Developer
9 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Architect
10 6 (4.72%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Technical Architect
10 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Designer
11 5 (3.94%) Administrator
12 4 (3.15%) Coordinator
12 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.15%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.65%) .NET
2 21 (16.54%) HTML
2 21 (16.54%) CSS
3 20 (15.75%) Application Packaging
4 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.66%) jQuery
6 10 (7.87%) XML
7 8 (6.30%) Web Services
7 8 (6.30%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.36%) JSON
8 3 (2.36%) MDX
8 3 (2.36%) WCF
8 3 (2.36%) WPF
8 3 (2.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (1.57%) XSLT
10 1 (0.79%) Middleware
10 1 (0.79%) Ajax
10 1 (0.79%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.79%) J2EE
10 1 (0.79%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.47%) Clustering
2 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.36%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.57%) NHS
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Open Source
5 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) IPTV
5 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Windows
2 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.30%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.72%) UNIX
5 6 (4.72%) Linux
6 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.37%) CRM
2 27 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.81%) SOA
4 14 (11.02%) ITIL
5 13 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.87%) System Testing
8 9 (7.09%) Migration
8 9 (7.09%) Project Management
9 8 (6.30%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.51%) Network Management
11 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.72%) Web Development
12 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.94%) Workflow
13 4 (3.15%) Validation
13 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.15%) Time Management
13 4 (3.15%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.58%) SQL
2 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.75%) C#
4 13 (10.24%) VBA
5 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.36%) VB
6 3 (2.36%) Korn
6 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.36%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.36%) C
6 3 (2.36%) Perl
7 2 (1.57%) Java
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.09%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.09%) MCSE
5 8 (6.30%) MCP
6 4 (3.15%) PMP
6 4 (3.15%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.36%) Degree
8 2 (1.57%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.57%) HNC
8 2 (1.57%) CCNA
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.57%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (33.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (19.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.36%) NFS
4 2 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) SCCM
1 8 (6.30%) SCOM
2 5 (3.94%) Nagios
2 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 81 (63.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.72%) EMC
2 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.94%) HP
3 5 (3.94%) Veritas
3 5 (3.94%) Citrix
3 5 (3.94%) Altiris
3 5 (3.94%) Isilon
4 4 (3.15%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.36%) Meridio
6 2 (1.57%) Huawei
6 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.57%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.57%) Nokia
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle
6 2 (1.57%) Remedy
6 2 (1.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Telerik
7 1 (0.79%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.79%) Apple
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