The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Slough 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.89% 5.11% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.03% 18.75% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £334
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-8.97% -26.41%
Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
37 64 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.40% 27.23% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 14
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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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

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (65.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project
7 3 (15.00%) Lync
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Change Control
8 2 (10.00%) MS Office
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) Documentum
9 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.00%) Service Management
9 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
9 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Metastorm
9 1 (5.00%) MVC

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (15.00%) Lync
2 2 (10.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Support Officer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Management
7 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Metastorm