The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 30 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 119 95 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.85% 4.78% 4.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.92% 29.41% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 48
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -29.72%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
442 323 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.00% 16.26% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 177 179
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 21
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SharePoint
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Birmingham +2 41 £344 -8.33% 18
Warwickshire +12 22 £313 +78.06% 3
Coventry -12 9 £400 +31.14% 4
Solihull +4 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Staffordshire +4 6 £213 -10.52% 2
Worcestershire -5 4 - -
Shropshire -10 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £213 -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 79 (33.76%) Microsoft
2 77 (32.91%) SQL Server
3 68 (29.06%) SQL
4 63 (26.92%) MS Excel
5 59 (25.21%) .NET
6 46 (19.66%) C#
7 45 (19.23%) CRM
8 42 (17.95%) JavaScript
9 36 (15.38%) MS Office
10 33 (14.10%) Finance
11 32 (13.68%) Project Management
12 29 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (12.39%) Dynamics CRM
13 27 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (11.54%) ASP.NET
13 27 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 25 (10.68%) VBA
14 25 (10.68%) Windows
15 24 (10.26%) PRINCE2
16 23 (9.83%) ITIL
17 22 (9.40%) CSS
17 22 (9.40%) Active Directory
18 21 (8.97%) HTML
18 21 (8.97%) Java
18 21 (8.97%) SharePoint Server
18 21 (8.97%) Migration
19 20 (8.55%) VMware
19 20 (8.55%) Business Analysis
19 20 (8.55%) Perl
19 20 (8.55%) MySQL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (8.97%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.99%) CMS
6 6 (2.56%) Drupal
6 6 (2.56%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.14%) WordPress
7 5 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.28%) Documentum
8 3 (1.28%) IIS
8 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.85%) Lync
9 2 (0.85%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) SAS
10 1 (0.43%) Site Server
10 1 (0.43%) FileNet
Applications
1 63 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 36 (15.38%) MS Office
3 15 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.13%) InfoPath
5 9 (3.85%) PowerPivot
5 9 (3.85%) MS Project
6 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.85%) SPSS
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 29 (12.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.99%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.70%) Office 365
2 9 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.98%) Intranet
2 8 (3.42%) SAN
3 6 (2.56%) Internet
4 4 (1.71%) Broadband
4 4 (1.71%) LAN
5 3 (1.28%) WAN
5 3 (1.28%) NAS
6 2 (0.85%) LTE
6 2 (0.85%) Firewall
6 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
7 1 (0.43%) CTI
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) Extranet
7 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (8.55%) MySQL
4 11 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.85%) PerformancePoint
5 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.14%) MS Access
8 5 (2.14%) SAP BW
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.71%) SAP BI
9 4 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.85%) OLAP
10 2 (0.85%) OLTP
10 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.85%) QlikView
10 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.56%) FxCop
3 6 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 33 (14.10%) Finance
2 14 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.13%) Advertising
4 9 (3.85%) Banking
5 4 (1.71%) Marketing
5 4 (1.71%) Back Office
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (30.77%) Developer
2 49 (20.94%) Analyst
3 21 (8.97%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (5.98%) Business Analyst
4 14 (5.98%) Consultant
5 13 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 12 (5.13%) Architect
7 11 (4.70%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.85%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (3.42%) CRM Developer
11 7 (2.99%) PMO Lead
11 7 (2.99%) SharePoint Consultant
11 7 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (2.99%) Report Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.21%) .NET
2 27 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 22 (9.40%) CSS
4 21 (8.97%) HTML
5 16 (6.84%) WCF
6 12 (5.13%) Web Services
7 9 (3.85%) MDX
7 9 (3.85%) jQuery
8 8 (3.42%) HTML5
8 8 (3.42%) XSLT
9 6 (2.56%) XSL
9 6 (2.56%) CSS3
10 5 (2.14%) XML
10 5 (2.14%) Silverlight
11 4 (1.71%) Ajax
12 3 (1.28%) Google Maps API
13 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.43%) JSON
14 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.42%) PMI
2 7 (2.99%) Social Media
3 6 (2.56%) Open Source
4 5 (2.14%) NHS
5 4 (1.71%) Clustering
6 3 (1.28%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.85%) Statistics
7 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.85%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) RIA
8 1 (0.43%) RMADS
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.68%) Windows
2 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.99%) UNIX
4 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.71%) VMS
7 3 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) Linux
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.23%) CRM
2 32 (13.68%) Project Management
3 29 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 23 (9.83%) ITIL
6 21 (8.97%) Migration
7 20 (8.55%) Business Analysis
8 18 (7.69%) Change Control
9 17 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.13%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.13%) Web Development
12 11 (4.70%) Programme Management
12 11 (4.70%) Scrum
13 10 (4.27%) Data Migration
14 9 (3.85%) Document Management
14 9 (3.85%) Change Management
14 9 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (3.42%) Service Management
16 7 (2.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.06%) SQL
2 46 (19.66%) C#
3 42 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.68%) VBA
5 21 (8.97%) Java
6 20 (8.55%) Perl
7 9 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.56%) PHP
10 4 (1.71%) VB
10 4 (1.71%) ABAP
11 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) Python
12 1 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) PMP
3 8 (3.42%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.56%) Degree
6 3 (1.28%) MCSE
7 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) CAPM
7 2 (0.85%) PgMP
7 2 (0.85%) APMP
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCP
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.56%) QA
2 10 (4.27%) P3O
3 1 (0.43%) GxP
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) SCCM
1 6 (2.56%) SCOM
2 2 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 79 (33.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.55%) VMware
3 11 (4.70%) SAP
4 6 (2.56%) Tableau
5 5 (2.14%) Google
5 5 (2.14%) Citrix
6 4 (1.71%) Cisco
7 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.85%) Nimsoft
8 2 (0.85%) Spiceworks
8 2 (0.85%) IronPort
8 2 (0.85%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle
8 2 (0.85%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) Dell
9 1 (0.43%) EMC
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe
9 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.43%) Cognos
9 1 (0.43%) LANDesk
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