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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 25 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.65% 0.97% 4.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 28.57% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +10.52%
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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
27 7 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.65% 3.40% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 12
Average daily rate £400 £130 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £110 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware