The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 22 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 52 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.88% 6.05% 5.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.06% 34.57% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 23
Average daily rate
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£358 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-6.49% -30.63%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
173 162 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.55% 17.49% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 68 75
Average daily rate £365 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% -57.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 1 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 1 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 52 (42.98%) Microsoft
2 47 (38.84%) Security Cleared
3 40 (33.06%) SC Cleared
3 40 (33.06%) .NET
3 40 (33.06%) Windows
4 33 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
5 32 (26.45%) ASP.NET
5 32 (26.45%) C#
6 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
7 28 (23.14%) MS Office
8 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
9 24 (19.83%) SQL
10 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
10 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 21 (17.36%) Web Development
13 20 (16.53%) Workflow
14 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (14.05%) Project Management
15 17 (14.05%) XML
16 16 (13.22%) Web Services
16 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
16 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
16 16 (13.22%) Meridio
16 16 (13.22%) IDOL
17 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
17 15 (12.40%) OLAP
18 14 (11.57%) DTS
18 14 (11.57%) Degree
18 14 (11.57%) Windows SharePoint Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (11.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 14 (11.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (6.61%) IIS
4 6 (4.96%) Lync
5 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.83%) CMS
9 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.83%) eRoom
Applications
1 28 (23.14%) MS Office
2 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.79%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.31%) InfoPath
5 4 (3.31%) MS Project
6 3 (2.48%) DOC1
7 2 (1.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) LDAP
2 5 (4.13%) DNS
2 5 (4.13%) Intranet
3 4 (3.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) SMTP
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) Extranet
4 1 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) VLAN
4 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (13.22%) IDOL
4 15 (12.40%) OLAP
5 14 (11.57%) DTS
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) MS Access
9 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.31%) WinRunner
3 4 (3.31%) TestDirector
3 4 (3.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Marketing
3 4 (3.31%) Games
3 4 (3.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Developer
2 28 (23.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (9.09%) Administrator
4 10 (8.26%) Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) Designer
6 8 (6.61%) Coordinator
6 8 (6.61%) Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
7 7 (5.79%) SharePoint Designer
8 6 (4.96%) SharePoint Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Project Administrator
9 4 (3.31%) Applications Tester
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Tester
9 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Tester
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) .NET
2 32 (26.45%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.05%) XML
4 16 (13.22%) Web Services
4 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
5 14 (11.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 12 (9.92%) CSS
7 9 (7.44%) HTML
8 8 (6.61%) XSLT
9 7 (5.79%) WCF
9 7 (5.79%) Ajax
10 5 (4.13%) jQuery
11 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.48%) ADO.NET
12 3 (2.48%) CAML
12 3 (2.48%) WPF
12 3 (2.48%) WF
12 3 (2.48%) Silverlight
12 3 (2.48%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.48%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.48%) Wiki
3 3 (2.48%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Xbox
4 2 (1.65%) Social Media
4 2 (1.65%) Blog
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.06%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.83%) UNIX
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.36%) Web Development
2 20 (16.53%) Workflow
3 17 (14.05%) Project Management
4 14 (11.57%) Document Management
5 9 (7.44%) Migration
5 9 (7.44%) Time Management
6 8 (6.61%) MVC
7 7 (5.79%) Content Management
8 6 (4.96%) Analytics
8 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.96%) ITIL
8 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.31%) Automation Testing
10 4 (3.31%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.31%) TDD
10 4 (3.31%) Web Design
10 4 (3.31%) Web Analytics
10 4 (3.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) C#
2 24 (19.83%) SQL
3 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
5 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.48%) VBA
7 2 (1.65%) Java
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) X++
8 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 47 (38.84%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.06%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.57%) Degree
4 5 (4.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.31%) ISEB
5 4 (3.31%) PMP
5 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.48%) MCP
6 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
1 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) XenApp
3 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.31%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.65%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.65%) UAG
6 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.48%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 52 (42.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Meridio
3 6 (4.96%) Thunderhead
4 5 (4.13%) Citrix
5 4 (3.31%) Symantec
5 4 (3.31%) VMware
5 4 (3.31%) Alias
6 3 (2.48%) Cincom
6 3 (2.48%) Omniture
7 2 (1.65%) Twitter
7 2 (1.65%) Google
7 2 (1.65%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Apple
8 1 (0.83%) ESRI
8 1 (0.83%) McAfee
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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