The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 18 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.34% 9.78% 11.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.79% 36.00% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.24%
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 £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
SharePoint
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 25 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.84% 27.17% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 29
Average daily rate £375 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
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 £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 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 -12 2 - -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) LAN

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy