The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 39 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.68% 3.11% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.92% 13.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Average daily rate
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- £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%
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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 Slough region.

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
51 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.41% 23.35% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 14
Average daily rate £300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Slough region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Slough region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (22.22%) MS Project
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Lync
7 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.11%) Documentum
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) WAN
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (11.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
1 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 2 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Coordinator
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Support Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) Citrix
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Metastorm