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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 58 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.44% 7.05% 5.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.00% 37.36% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 20
Average daily rate
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£343 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £453 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.35%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
200 182 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.20% 18.88% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 66
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SharePoint
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 46 (38.33%) Security Cleared
3 40 (33.33%) .NET
3 40 (33.33%) Windows
4 39 (32.50%) SC Cleared
5 33 (27.50%) SharePoint Server
6 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 32 (26.67%) C#
7 31 (25.83%) SQL Server
8 27 (22.50%) MS Office
9 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
10 23 (19.17%) Visual Studio
10 23 (19.17%) SQL
10 23 (19.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (17.50%) Web Development
11 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
12 20 (16.67%) Workflow
13 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (14.17%) XML
15 16 (13.33%) Web Services
15 16 (13.33%) IDOL
15 16 (13.33%) .NET Framework
15 16 (13.33%) Meridio
16 15 (12.50%) Degree
16 15 (12.50%) Project Management
16 15 (12.50%) T-SQL
16 15 (12.50%) OLAP
17 14 (11.67%) DTS
17 14 (11.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 14 (11.67%) PowerShell

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (27.50%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (11.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 14 (11.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (6.67%) IIS
4 6 (5.00%) Lync
5 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.83%) CMS
9 1 (0.83%) eRoom
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (22.50%) MS Office
2 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.33%) MS Project
6 3 (2.50%) DOC1
6 3 (2.50%) InfoPath
7 2 (1.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) LDAP
2 6 (5.00%) Intranet
3 5 (4.17%) DNS
4 3 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Extranet
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.83%) SAN
5 1 (0.83%) SMTP
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (13.33%) IDOL
4 15 (12.50%) OLAP
5 14 (11.67%) DTS
6 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.83%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.83%) MS Access
9 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.33%) WinRunner
3 4 (3.33%) TestDirector
3 4 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Marketing
3 4 (3.33%) Publishing
3 4 (3.33%) Games
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (33.33%) Developer
2 28 (23.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (10.00%) Consultant
4 9 (7.50%) Administrator
4 9 (7.50%) Designer
5 8 (6.67%) Analyst
5 8 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 7 (5.83%) Architect
6 7 (5.83%) SharePoint Designer
7 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (3.33%) Project Administrator
8 4 (3.33%) Tester
8 4 (3.33%) Applications Tester
9 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (2.50%) Wintel Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.33%) .NET
2 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.17%) XML
4 16 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 16 (13.33%) Web Services
5 14 (11.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 11 (9.17%) CSS
7 9 (7.50%) HTML
8 7 (5.83%) WCF
8 7 (5.83%) XSLT
8 7 (5.83%) Ajax
9 5 (4.17%) jQuery
10 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.50%) HTML5
11 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (2.50%) CAML
11 3 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.50%) WPF
11 3 (2.50%) WF
11 3 (2.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.50%) Clustering
3 3 (2.50%) Wiki
3 3 (2.50%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.50%) Xbox
4 2 (1.67%) Social Media
4 2 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) Web Development
2 20 (16.67%) Workflow
3 15 (12.50%) Project Management
4 14 (11.67%) Document Management
5 10 (8.33%) Migration
6 8 (6.67%) MVC
6 8 (6.67%) Time Management
7 7 (5.83%) Content Management
8 6 (5.00%) Analytics
9 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.33%) TDD
10 4 (3.33%) Web Design
10 4 (3.33%) SEO
10 4 (3.33%) ITIL
10 4 (3.33%) Automation Testing
10 4 (3.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.67%) C#
2 23 (19.17%) SQL
3 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.67%) Java
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) X++
8 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 46 (38.33%) Security Cleared
2 39 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) ISEB
6 3 (2.50%) MCP
6 3 (2.50%) PMP
6 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.17%) XenApp
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.67%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.67%) UAG
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.50%) ARCserve
2 3 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.67%) SCCM
3 2 (1.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.33%) Meridio
3 6 (5.00%) Thunderhead
4 5 (4.17%) Citrix
5 4 (3.33%) Symantec
5 4 (3.33%) VMware
5 4 (3.33%) Alias
6 3 (2.50%) Omniture
6 3 (2.50%) Cincom
7 2 (1.67%) Twitter
7 2 (1.67%) Google
7 2 (1.67%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) AppSense
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) McAfee
8 1 (0.83%) ESRI
8 1 (0.83%) Apple
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) HP
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