The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.56% 1.50% 4.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.58% 20.00% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £348 £167
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -
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 Staffordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
38 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.59% 7.52% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 10
Average daily rate £400 £350 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +159.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £390 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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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
Stafford - 4 £400 -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) i2
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Lotus
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
1 2 (14.29%) Extranet
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) i2
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
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