The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 18 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 West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 107 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 11 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 2.18% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.95% 12.70% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 27
Average daily rate £400 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £125 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £372 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £33.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -32.33%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
373 315 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.69% 17.19% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 141 157
Average daily rate £330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £54.44 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint 2010
England

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the West Midlands region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the West Midlands region.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint 2010
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Warwickshire +1 5 £301 -14.14%
Birmingham -20 3 £331 +1.53% 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
SharePoint 2010
England

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 47 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 28 (59.57%) .NET
3 18 (38.30%) C#
4 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
6 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
7 12 (25.53%) WCF
8 11 (23.40%) Migration
9 10 (21.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (21.28%) CRM
9 10 (21.28%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (19.15%) Data Migration
11 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
11 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
11 8 (17.02%) Intranet
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
11 8 (17.02%) Workflow
12 7 (14.89%) IIS
12 7 (14.89%) Internet
12 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
13 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
13 6 (12.77%) MVC
13 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.77%) TDD
13 6 (12.77%) NHibernate
14 5 (10.64%) InfoPath

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (14.89%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) MS Project Server
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Intranet
2 7 (14.89%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) Kerberos
4 3 (6.38%) SSL
5 1 (2.13%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.13%) FxCop
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
1 28 (59.57%) SharePoint Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Data Migration Specialist
3 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.53%) WCF
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (12.77%) NHibernate
5 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
6 3 (6.38%) XML
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) XSL
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 10 (21.28%) CRM
3 9 (19.15%) Data Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
4 8 (17.02%) Workflow
5 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.77%) MVC
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
7 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.26%) Logistics
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) Project Management
10 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) VB6
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) MIIS
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
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