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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.67% - 7.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.82% - 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Average daily rate £418 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
SharePoint
England

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
22 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.67% 24.06% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 15
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £408 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Tableau
3 5 (38.46%) SAP HANA
3 5 (38.46%) Apache Hive
3 5 (38.46%) MapReduce
3 5 (38.46%) Big Data
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Teradata
3 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (38.46%) SPSS
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) SAS
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Windows

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SPSS
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Hive
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
1 5 (38.46%) SAP HANA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Business Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) MapReduce
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) R
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Tableau
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Teradata
4 1 (7.69%) Amdocs
4 1 (7.69%) Capita
4 1 (7.69%) Infor
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com