The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Staffordshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank - 19 31
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.06% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 13.33% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £125 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £29.00 £43.87
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -33.89%
Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.02% 15.46% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Average daily rate £345 £135 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% -58.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £237 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SharePoint 2010
West Midlands

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Staffordshire region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SharePoint 2010
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Intranet
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) MS Project Server
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (66.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Intranet
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft