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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 22 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.97% 1.35% 3.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.14% 8.70% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate £300 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.41 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.95% +21.00%
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
35 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.33% 15.54% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Average daily rate £450 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) MS Project
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Case Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) PMO Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Change Control
1 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (23.08%) Logistics
1 3 (23.08%) People Management
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Infor
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau