The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server 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 Server 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 Birmingham 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 56 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.39% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% 2.17% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
98 92 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.99% 17.97% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 45
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.10 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint Server
West Midlands

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware