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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 43 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 32 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.38% 5.88% 6.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.82% 30.41% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 21
Average daily rate
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£385 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £206 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.49%
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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
170 171 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.97% 19.32% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 68
Average daily rate £440 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.20 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.10 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 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 4 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 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (23.33%) Project Management
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) Lync
5 11 (18.33%) Office 365
5 11 (18.33%) .NET
5 11 (18.33%) Windows
5 11 (18.33%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) Finance
7 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.33%) C#
8 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.33%) Web Services
8 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (11.67%) QA
9 7 (11.67%) MS Office
10 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (8.33%) Business Development
11 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (8.33%) Middleware
11 5 (8.33%) Oracle
11 5 (8.33%) MS Project
11 5 (8.33%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 12 (20.00%) Lync
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.00%) MS Project Server
4 3 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Office
3 5 (8.33%) MS Project
4 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Changepoint
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Office 365
2 5 (8.33%) Yammer
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LDAP
1 3 (5.00%) PBX
1 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) SSL
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.33%) SSH
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (11.67%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Business Change Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) Middleware
4 4 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 4 (6.67%) jQuery
4 4 (6.67%) J2EE
5 3 (5.00%) CSS
5 3 (5.00%) SAML
6 2 (3.33%) MDX
7 1 (1.67%) WPF
7 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.67%) Ajax
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.33%) Social Media
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) IPTV
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) SCADA
4 1 (1.67%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Solaris
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Project Management
2 11 (18.33%) Migration
3 5 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (8.33%) Business Development
4 4 (6.67%) Release Management
4 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.00%) Document Management
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (5.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL
5 3 (5.00%) CRM
5 3 (5.00%) Earned Value Management
5 3 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (3.33%) Information Management
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) Open Source
6 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) VBA
4 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) C
4 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) X++
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) MCSE
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) PMP
4 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Sun
4 3 (5.00%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) Avaya
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) Lotus
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
6 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.67%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.67%) Capita
6 1 (1.67%) Pega
6 1 (1.67%) FatWire