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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 12 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.02% 7.55% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 54.55% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £365 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% -47.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.45
% change year-on-year
- -2.28%
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
17 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.35% 13.84% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Average daily rate £375 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -6.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -38.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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 22 December 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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - - 1
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Tamworth - - - -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Training Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe