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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.67% 2.91% 4.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 46.15% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £20.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+23.95% +1.23%
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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
23 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.44% 6.31% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £126 £325
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 £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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

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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 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft