The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 20 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.31% 2.68% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 57.14% 50.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.78% +20.83%
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
21 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.29% 5.37% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Median daily rate £320 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugeley - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £500 -
Stafford - 2 - -
Cannock - 1 £280 -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) e-Learning
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) OOP
5 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (29.41%) Canon
6 4 (23.53%) NAS
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) SQL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Data Lake Analytics
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) Intranet
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (11.76%) Data Lake
4 2 (11.76%) HDInsight
4 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) e-Learning
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) OOP
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Data Enrichment
3 3 (17.65%) Data Reconciliation
3 3 (17.65%) Document Management
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Canon
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Dell