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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 21 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.61% 4.76% 2.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 41.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£263 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
14 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.29% 11.43% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Average daily rate £300 £143 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £185 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 22 September 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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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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Cannock - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project Server
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) PowerPivot
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (22.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) PowerPivot
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Training Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau