The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 21 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 36 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.08% 3.77% 4.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.73% 28.21% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £323 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £535 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
SharePoint
West Midlands

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
98 78 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.55% 13.36% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 32
Average daily rate £356 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -47.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 38 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (42.35%) CRM
2 36 (42.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (36.47%) .NET
4 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
5 21 (24.71%) Finance
5 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
5 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
6 20 (23.53%) C#
6 20 (23.53%) Windows
7 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (21.18%) Migration
8 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
9 17 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (18.82%) HTML
11 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (16.47%) CSS
13 12 (14.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (14.12%) SQL
14 11 (12.94%) Workflow
14 11 (12.94%) IIS
14 11 (12.94%) QA
14 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (12.94%) .NET Framework
15 10 (11.76%) WCF
15 10 (11.76%) MS Office
15 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
15 10 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (11.76%) Dynamics AX

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (14.12%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (12.94%) IIS
3 10 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (9.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
3 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.71%) MS Project
5 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (42.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Network Security
2 5 (5.88%) Intranet
3 4 (4.71%) SAN
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) QlikView
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.18%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Advertising
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) CRM Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.24%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Data Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) CRM Architect
9 4 (4.71%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.71%) PMO Lead
10 3 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) .NET
2 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
3 16 (18.82%) HTML
4 14 (16.47%) CSS
5 11 (12.94%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.76%) WCF
7 8 (9.41%) Web Services
8 6 (7.06%) HTML5
9 5 (5.88%) jQuery
10 4 (4.71%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.35%) XML
12 1 (1.18%) XSD
12 1 (1.18%) SOAP
12 1 (1.18%) Middleware
12 1 (1.18%) Kendo UI
12 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.18%) REST
12 1 (1.18%) Reactive Extensions
12 1 (1.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Replication
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) iPad
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (3.53%) Wiki
5 1 (1.18%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) UNIX
3 3 (3.53%) SUSE
3 3 (3.53%) HPUX
3 3 (3.53%) Solaris
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Fedora
5 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) CRM
2 18 (21.18%) Migration
3 17 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.94%) Workflow
6 8 (9.41%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.24%) Dependency Management
8 6 (7.06%) OO
9 5 (5.88%) Time Management
9 5 (5.88%) System Testing
9 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.71%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.53%) Service Management
11 3 (3.53%) Document Management
11 3 (3.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (23.53%) C#
3 12 (14.12%) SQL
4 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) Korn
6 2 (2.35%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) PMP
2 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCITP
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (3.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Citrix
3 4 (4.71%) EMC
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) Sun
4 3 (3.53%) Veritas
5 2 (2.35%) Nintex
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle
6 1 (1.18%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) Avaya
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) CommVault
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago