The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.17% 3.35% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 17.65% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.04% 18.99% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 18
Average daily rate £500 £363 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £326 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Primavera
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) R
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) PgMP
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Amdocs
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau