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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 43 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 34 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 5.79% 6.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.89% 28.57% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 23
Average daily rate
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£483 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £269 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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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
190 175 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.92% 20.28% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 80 88
Average daily rate £440 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.95 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) Project Management
3 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
3 13 (21.31%) SQL
4 12 (19.67%) Web Services
4 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
4 12 (19.67%) QA
5 11 (18.03%) Windows
6 10 (16.39%) Business Development
7 9 (14.75%) Lync
7 9 (14.75%) Finance
7 9 (14.75%) Migration
8 8 (13.11%) .NET
8 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
8 8 (13.11%) Office 365
9 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (9.84%) Middleware
10 6 (9.84%) Oracle
10 6 (9.84%) C#
10 6 (9.84%) Java
10 6 (9.84%) MS Office
10 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
11 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (8.20%) Yammer
11 5 (8.20%) Linux
11 5 (8.20%) T-SQL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (14.75%) Lync
2 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.28%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS Project
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Yammer
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) PBX
3 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.28%) SSH
3 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) MS Access
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Architect
2 11 (18.03%) Applications Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Applications Architect
6 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.28%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Web Services
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.84%) Middleware
4 4 (6.56%) HTML
4 4 (6.56%) Application Packaging
4 4 (6.56%) J2EE
5 3 (4.92%) SAML
6 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 2 (3.28%) MDX
6 2 (3.28%) jQuery
6 2 (3.28%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.64%) Ajax
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.64%) SOAP
7 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Social Media
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) IPTV
4 2 (3.28%) SCADA
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Project Management
2 10 (16.39%) Business Development
3 9 (14.75%) Migration
4 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.20%) CRM
5 4 (6.56%) Release Management
5 4 (6.56%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (4.92%) Validation
6 3 (4.92%) Document Management
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.28%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) SOA
7 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.28%) ERP
7 2 (3.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) C#
2 6 (9.84%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) X++
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) PMP
3 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Sun
4 3 (4.92%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) FatWire
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Pega
5 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.28%) hybris
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe
5 2 (3.28%) Avaya
5 2 (3.28%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus
6 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.64%) Capita
6 1 (1.64%) Alias