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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 25 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.09% 2.80% 2.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £314 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.89% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.87%

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
15 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.15% 5.59% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Median daily rate £375 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Burton-upon-Trent +1 1 £203 -26.36%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £425 -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) e-Learning
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Canon
3 5 (38.46%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Information Exploitation
4 3 (23.08%) Publishing
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (23.08%) Information Management
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
1 5 (38.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) OOP
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Information Exploitation
2 3 (23.08%) Information Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Canon
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) EMC