The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 60 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.49% 2.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.07% 3.03% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £331 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £276 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £386 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.19%
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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 Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
138 99 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.77% 16.31% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 48
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.93 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £10.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £26.60 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Birmingham region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Birmingham region.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (20.00%) Intranet
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) BPR
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle