The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 35 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 119 121 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.60% 5.70% 4.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.65% 32.88% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 46
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £432 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -28.81%
SharePoint
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
464 368 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.92% 17.35% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 209 215
Average daily rate £350 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.15 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint
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 across the West Midlands region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SharePoint
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 across the West Midlands region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
Birmingham +3 54 £350 - 16
Warwickshire -1 14 £325 +90.89% 1
Coventry -11 13 £344 +13.63% 6
Solihull +2 4 £450 +89.47% 3
Staffordshire -1 3 £250 -41.17% 2
West Bromwich -8 3 £425 +78.94% 1
Shropshire -9 3 - -
Wolverhampton - 3 £255 - 1
Worcestershire -8 1 - - 2
Herefordshire - - - - 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 82 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 71 (31.70%) SQL Server
3 58 (25.89%) MS Excel
4 56 (25.00%) SQL
4 56 (25.00%) .NET
5 46 (20.54%) C#
6 44 (19.64%) CRM
7 43 (19.20%) JavaScript
8 41 (18.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 34 (15.18%) Project Management
10 31 (13.84%) Windows
10 31 (13.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (12.50%) HTML
11 28 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (12.50%) Finance
12 27 (12.05%) ASP.NET
12 27 (12.05%) CSS
12 27 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (11.16%) MS Office
14 24 (10.71%) ITIL
15 23 (10.27%) PRINCE2
15 23 (10.27%) VMware
16 20 (8.93%) Visual Studio
16 20 (8.93%) Active Directory
17 19 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (8.04%) Migration
18 18 (8.04%) VBA
19 16 (7.14%) WCF
19 16 (7.14%) Office 365
20 15 (6.70%) Change Control

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 31 (13.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 14 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 14 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.13%) CMS
4 7 (3.13%) IIS
5 5 (2.23%) WordPress
6 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.34%) Documentum
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Site Server
8 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 58 (25.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.16%) MS Office
3 15 (6.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.36%) InfoPath
5 9 (4.02%) PowerPivot
6 8 (3.57%) MS Project
7 3 (1.34%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 41 (18.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.57%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.14%) Office 365
2 7 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) Intranet
2 8 (3.57%) SAN
3 4 (1.79%) Broadband
3 4 (1.79%) Internet
4 3 (1.34%) NAS
5 2 (0.89%) LTE
5 2 (0.89%) Firewall
5 2 (0.89%) LAN
5 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) CTI
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.45%) Wireless
6 1 (0.45%) Extranet
6 1 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (31.70%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.80%) MySQL
4 11 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (4.02%) PerformancePoint
6 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.79%) QlikView
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.89%) OLTP
9 2 (0.89%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.89%) OLAP
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.89%) MS Access
10 1 (0.45%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 20 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.23%) FxCop
3 5 (2.23%) NUnit
4 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (12.50%) Finance
2 15 (6.70%) Advertising
3 10 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.02%) Banking
5 5 (2.23%) Marketing
6 4 (1.79%) Back Office
7 3 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.34%) Automotive
8 2 (0.89%) Legal
8 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.89%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (32.14%) Developer
2 50 (22.32%) Analyst
3 23 (10.27%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (6.70%) CRM Developer
4 15 (6.70%) Consultant
4 15 (6.70%) Data Analyst
5 12 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 10 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (4.46%) Architect
6 10 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (4.02%) SharePoint Consultant
8 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.57%) Database Developer
8 8 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (3.13%) Report Analyst
10 6 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.23%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.00%) .NET
2 28 (12.50%) HTML
3 27 (12.05%) ASP.NET
3 27 (12.05%) CSS
4 16 (7.14%) WCF
5 12 (5.36%) Web Services
5 12 (5.36%) jQuery
6 9 (4.02%) MDX
7 8 (3.57%) HTML5
8 6 (2.68%) CSS3
8 6 (2.68%) Silverlight
8 6 (2.68%) XSLT
9 5 (2.23%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.23%) XSL
10 3 (1.34%) XML
10 3 (1.34%) Ajax
10 3 (1.34%) Google Maps API
10 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (0.89%) REST
12 1 (0.45%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.02%) PMI
2 7 (3.13%) Social Media
3 5 (2.23%) Open Source
3 5 (2.23%) NHS
4 4 (1.79%) Clustering
4 4 (1.79%) iPad
5 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.34%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.45%) RIA
7 1 (0.45%) RMADS
7 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.84%) Windows
2 11 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.57%) UNIX
4 7 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.34%) Solaris
7 3 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.89%) Linux
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.45%) Android
9 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.64%) CRM
2 34 (15.18%) Project Management
3 27 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (10.71%) ITIL
5 23 (10.27%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.04%) Migration
8 15 (6.70%) Change Control
9 13 (5.80%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.36%) Workflow
10 12 (5.36%) Programme Management
11 11 (4.91%) Scrum
11 11 (4.91%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.91%) Web Development
12 10 (4.46%) Document Management
12 10 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.46%) Change Management
12 10 (4.46%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.02%) Time Management
13 9 (4.02%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.00%) SQL
2 46 (20.54%) C#
3 43 (19.20%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.04%) VBA
5 14 (6.25%) Java
6 13 (5.80%) Perl
7 11 (4.91%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.23%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.34%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) ABAP
11 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.02%) PMP
2 9 (4.02%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.23%) Degree
6 4 (1.79%) MCSE
7 3 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.34%) PgMP
7 3 (1.34%) APMP
8 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.89%) MCITP
8 2 (0.89%) CAPM
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.70%) QA
2 10 (4.46%) P3O
3 1 (0.45%) GxP
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.13%) SCOM
2 4 (1.79%) SCCM
3 3 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 82 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.27%) VMware
3 9 (4.02%) SAP
4 6 (2.68%) Tableau
5 5 (2.23%) Google
5 5 (2.23%) Citrix
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle
6 3 (1.34%) HP
6 3 (1.34%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.89%) Nimsoft
7 2 (0.89%) Spiceworks
7 2 (0.89%) Nintex
7 2 (0.89%) Cognos
7 2 (0.89%) Primavera
7 2 (0.89%) CA
8 1 (0.45%) NetApp
8 1 (0.45%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) Remedy
8 1 (0.45%) McAfee
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