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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 20 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.28% 6.65% 4.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.62% 36.96% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 16
Average daily rate £350 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £215 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
97 92 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.93% 18.00% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 46
Average daily rate £350 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.10 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £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
West Midlands

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (31.11%) Finance
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
5 11 (24.44%) MS Office
6 10 (22.22%) .NET
6 10 (22.22%) SQL
7 9 (20.00%) Project Management
8 8 (17.78%) C#
8 8 (17.78%) Banking
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (15.56%) CA Clarity
9 7 (15.56%) Java
9 7 (15.56%) IIS
9 7 (15.56%) CRM
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.33%) PMI
10 6 (13.33%) PMP
10 6 (13.33%) PMI Certification
10 6 (13.33%) Tivoli
10 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.33%) VBA
10 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.33%) P3O

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (6.67%) Lync
4 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.22%) Documentum
5 1 (2.22%) FileNet
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 11 (24.44%) MS Office
3 6 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (15.56%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 4 (8.89%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.67%) MS Access
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Database Developer
4 4 (8.89%) PMO Manager
5 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.44%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.67%) jQuery
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (6.67%) WCF
5 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.44%) XHTML
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) SOAP
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) PMI
2 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Project Management
2 7 (15.56%) CRM
3 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.89%) TDD
4 4 (8.89%) Change Control
4 4 (8.89%) MVC
4 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
4 4 (8.89%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.44%) UML
6 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.44%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Time Management
7 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.22%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) VBA
4 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) VB
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) PMP
1 6 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) P3O
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) IAG
3 1 (2.22%) UAG
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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