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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 21 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.06% 1.11% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.69% 8.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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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
29 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.80% 13.89% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) Local Government
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 1 (6.25%) Change Control
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Developer
2 5 (31.25%) CRM Developer
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
2 5 (31.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle