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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 36 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 114 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.44% 5.77% 4.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.68% 33.98% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 82 51
Average daily rate
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£350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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
462 359 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.00% 16.97% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 212 212
Average daily rate £363 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 24
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 £12.60 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £24.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 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 23 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 0 53 £338 +3.84% 12
Coventry -11 15 £325 - 6
Warwickshire +2 13 £391 +137.12% 1
Solihull 0 3 £450 +38.46% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £425 - 1
Staffordshire -4 2 £263 - 4
Shropshire -14 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £255 - 2
Worcestershire -7 1 - -
Herefordshire - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 83 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 69 (31.22%) SQL Server
3 64 (28.96%) .NET
4 59 (26.70%) MS Excel
5 57 (25.79%) SQL
6 52 (23.53%) C#
7 49 (22.17%) CRM
8 48 (21.72%) JavaScript
9 46 (20.81%) Dynamics CRM
10 43 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (15.84%) HTML
11 35 (15.84%) ASP.NET
12 33 (14.93%) CSS
12 33 (14.93%) Project Management
13 32 (14.48%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (14.03%) Finance
15 30 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (12.67%) Windows
18 25 (11.31%) Visual Studio
19 23 (10.41%) PRINCE2
20 22 (9.95%) ITIL
20 22 (9.95%) MS Office
20 22 (9.95%) WCF
21 19 (8.60%) Migration
21 19 (8.60%) VMware
22 18 (8.14%) SharePoint 2013
23 17 (7.69%) Active Directory
24 16 (7.24%) Office 365
24 16 (7.24%) Change Control

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 32 (14.48%) SharePoint 2010
2 18 (8.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (4.07%) IIS
5 8 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.62%) CMS
6 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.26%) WordPress
7 4 (1.81%) Documentum
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.90%) Site Server
8 2 (0.90%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.45%) Lync
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (26.70%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.95%) MS Office
3 15 (6.79%) InfoPath
4 12 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (4.52%) MS Project
6 9 (4.07%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 46 (20.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.07%) 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 (7.24%) Office 365
2 5 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.43%) Intranet
2 4 (1.81%) Internet
2 4 (1.81%) Broadband
2 4 (1.81%) SAN
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) Extranet
3 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.90%) LTE
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
4 1 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (31.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.07%) MySQL
6 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.07%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.81%) QlikView
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.36%) OLAP
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.90%) OLTP
9 2 (0.90%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (11.31%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (2.71%) FxCop
4 6 (2.71%) NUnit
General
1 31 (14.03%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Advertising
3 9 (4.07%) Banking
4 7 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.81%) Back Office
5 4 (1.81%) Automotive
6 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (34.84%) Developer
2 48 (21.72%) Analyst
3 26 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 20 (9.05%) CRM Developer
5 16 (7.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 15 (6.79%) Data Analyst
7 14 (6.33%) Consultant
8 11 (4.98%) Architect
9 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (4.07%) SharePoint Consultant
11 8 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.62%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.62%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (3.17%) Report Analyst
12 7 (3.17%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (2.26%) .NET Developer
14 5 (2.26%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (28.96%) .NET
2 35 (15.84%) ASP.NET
2 35 (15.84%) HTML
3 33 (14.93%) CSS
4 22 (9.95%) WCF
5 15 (6.79%) Web Services
5 15 (6.79%) jQuery
6 10 (4.52%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.52%) MDX
6 10 (4.52%) HTML5
7 8 (3.62%) XSLT
8 7 (3.17%) XML
9 6 (2.71%) XSL
9 6 (2.71%) Silverlight
9 6 (2.71%) CSS3
10 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.36%) REST
10 3 (1.36%) Ajax
10 3 (1.36%) Google Maps API
11 2 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.07%) PMI
2 7 (3.17%) Social Media
2 7 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.71%) NHS
4 5 (2.26%) Clustering
4 5 (2.26%) Open Source
5 4 (1.81%) User Experience
5 4 (1.81%) iPad
6 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.36%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.90%) GIS
8 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) Wiki
8 1 (0.45%) RIA
8 1 (0.45%) RMADS
8 1 (0.45%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.67%) Windows
2 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.26%) UNIX
5 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.90%) Solaris
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.45%) Linux
7 1 (0.45%) HPUX
7 1 (0.45%) SUSE
7 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.17%) CRM
2 43 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.93%) Project Management
4 29 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (10.41%) PRINCE2
6 22 (9.95%) ITIL
7 19 (8.60%) Migration
8 16 (7.24%) Change Control
9 13 (5.88%) Workflow
9 13 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.43%) Web Development
11 11 (4.98%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.98%) Scrum
11 11 (4.98%) Programme Management
11 11 (4.98%) Change Management
12 10 (4.52%) Document Management
12 10 (4.52%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.07%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.07%) Data Migration
14 8 (3.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.79%) SQL
2 52 (23.53%) C#
3 48 (21.72%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.79%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.33%) VBA
6 11 (4.98%) Java
7 9 (4.07%) Perl
8 8 (3.62%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.36%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) C++
12 1 (0.45%) Korn
12 1 (0.45%) ABAP
12 1 (0.45%) Python
12 1 (0.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (4.07%) PMP
1 9 (4.07%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.26%) Degree
5 4 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.36%) PgMP
6 3 (1.36%) APMP
6 3 (1.36%) MCSE
7 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) MCP
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.45%) CAPM
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) QA
2 10 (4.52%) P3O
3 1 (0.45%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) SCOM
2 5 (2.26%) SCCM
3 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 83 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.60%) VMware
3 10 (4.52%) SAP
4 5 (2.26%) Citrix
4 5 (2.26%) Tableau
5 4 (1.81%) Google
5 4 (1.81%) SolarWinds
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle
6 3 (1.36%) CA
6 3 (1.36%) Cadence
6 3 (1.36%) Cisco
6 3 (1.36%) Primavera
6 3 (1.36%) Nimsoft
6 3 (1.36%) Spiceworks
6 3 (1.36%) Nintex
7 2 (0.90%) Cognos
8 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe
8 1 (0.45%) Sun
8 1 (0.45%) HP
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