The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Staffordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 22 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.55% - 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £338 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.75% 9.90% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Average daily rate £333 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.13% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £303 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint
West Midlands

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
SharePoint
West Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (50.00%) Intranet
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) MS Project Server
6 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Billing
6 2 (16.67%) NHS
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (33.33%) MS Project Server
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Intranet
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft