The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 116 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 0.84% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £450 £100 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+350.00% -76.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £372
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SharePoint Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
456 358 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.97% 16.19% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 183 171
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint Server
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 Server across the West Midlands region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint Server
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 Server across the West Midlands region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 3 £450 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Records Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft