The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Shropshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 17 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.71% 9.00% 10.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% 42.86% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.35%
Application Platforms Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.24% 21.00% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 25
Average daily rate £400 £430 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +5.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Shropshire region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Shropshire region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -3 2 - -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Military
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) GxP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy