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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 21 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.02% 2.16% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.64% 20.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.66% 10.79% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 18
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £276 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Document Management
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Publishing
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) French Language
6 2 (11.76%) Lync
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (11.76%) Lync
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
1 2 (11.76%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Document Management
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco