The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 28 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 35 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.91% 4.79% 4.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.97% 27.10% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £6.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.35%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
113 107 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.85% 17.66% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 49
Average daily rate £320 £310 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £126.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
4 18 (33.33%) Project Management
4 18 (33.33%) Finance
5 16 (29.63%) C#
5 16 (29.63%) .NET
6 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) MS Office
8 10 (18.52%) Web Services
9 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 9 (16.67%) Intranet
9 9 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (14.81%) CSS
10 8 (14.81%) Java
10 8 (14.81%) VBA
11 7 (12.96%) MySQL
11 7 (12.96%) Perl
11 7 (12.96%) HTML
11 7 (12.96%) CRM
11 7 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.96%) Banking
11 7 (12.96%) CMS
11 7 (12.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (12.96%) Social Media
12 6 (11.11%) P3O
12 6 (11.11%) Scrum

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (12.96%) CMS
1 7 (12.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (9.26%) WordPress
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) FileNet
5 1 (1.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.22%) MS Office
3 9 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (11.11%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Intranet
2 2 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) FxCop
2 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Advertising
5 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Database Developer
3 5 (9.26%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) CRM Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (3.70%) PMO Manager
7 1 (1.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.85%) OSS Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) OSS Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) Web Services
3 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.81%) CSS
5 7 (12.96%) HTML
6 5 (9.26%) WCF
7 4 (7.41%) HTML5
8 3 (5.56%) CSS3
9 2 (3.70%) jQuery
9 2 (3.70%) XML
9 2 (3.70%) XSL
9 2 (3.70%) XSLT
10 1 (1.85%) SOAP
10 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.85%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (1.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Social Media
2 6 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.70%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.96%) CRM
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.26%) Change Control
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Web Development
6 4 (7.41%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.41%) ITIL
7 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.56%) User Stories
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.70%) Workflow
8 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) C#
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) VBA
5 7 (12.96%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.70%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) PMP
1 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) P3O
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
3 1 (1.85%) Nintex
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Apple
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Cognos
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