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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 18 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.37% 5.08% 8.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 28.57% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £213 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £250 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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
20 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.74% 17.80% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Average daily rate £275 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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 - 2 £363 -
Stafford - 1 £425 -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) i2
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) MS Project
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) Office 365
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.09%) Local Government
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) CMS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Project
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Exstream
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
1 2 (9.09%) Extranet
1 2 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) i2
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) HP