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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 28 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 125 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.95% 5.64% 4.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.23% 32.87% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 76 43
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £206 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
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
459 362 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.19% 17.15% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 203 193
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.20 £56.25
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 21 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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 +2 13 £325 +90.89% 3
Coventry -11 12 £363 +18.85% 5
Staffordshire -5 6 £213 -50.00% 3
Solihull +1 5 £450 +89.47% 3
Worcestershire -4 3 - - 1
Shropshire -8 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £255 - 2
West Bromwich -7 2 £425 +78.94% 1
Walsall - 1 £213 -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 87 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 75 (31.65%) SQL Server
3 66 (27.85%) SQL
4 62 (26.16%) .NET
4 62 (26.16%) MS Excel
5 52 (21.94%) CRM
6 47 (19.83%) C#
7 42 (17.72%) JavaScript
8 39 (16.46%) Dynamics CRM
9 33 (13.92%) Project Management
10 32 (13.50%) Windows
11 30 (12.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (12.24%) Finance
13 28 (11.81%) MS Office
13 28 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET
15 25 (10.55%) HTML
16 24 (10.13%) CSS
16 24 (10.13%) ITIL
17 23 (9.70%) VMware
18 21 (8.86%) VBA
18 21 (8.86%) PRINCE2
18 21 (8.86%) Active Directory
19 19 (8.02%) Migration
19 19 (8.02%) Business Analysis
20 18 (7.59%) Visual Studio
20 18 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (7.17%) QA
22 16 (6.75%) Java

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (12.66%) SharePoint 2010
2 16 (6.75%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (4.22%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.95%) CMS
6 6 (2.53%) Drupal
6 6 (2.53%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.11%) WordPress
7 5 (2.11%) IIS
8 4 (1.69%) Documentum
9 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.42%) SAS
11 1 (0.42%) Site Server
11 1 (0.42%) FileNet
11 1 (0.42%) Lync
Applications
1 62 (26.16%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.81%) MS Office
3 15 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.49%) InfoPath
5 9 (3.80%) PowerPivot
6 8 (3.38%) MS Project
7 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.42%) SPSS
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 39 (16.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.38%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Office 365
2 8 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.91%) Intranet
2 9 (3.80%) SAN
3 4 (1.69%) Broadband
3 4 (1.69%) Internet
4 3 (1.27%) NAS
5 2 (0.84%) LTE
5 2 (0.84%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) LAN
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) CTI
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.42%) HTTP
6 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) Extranet
6 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.33%) MySQL
4 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.80%) PerformancePoint
6 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.69%) QlikView
8 4 (1.69%) MS Access
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.84%) OLTP
9 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.84%) OLAP
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.53%) FxCop
3 6 (2.53%) NUnit
4 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (12.24%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Advertising
3 11 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.80%) Banking
5 4 (1.69%) Back Office
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Local Government
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (30.38%) Developer
2 57 (24.05%) Analyst
3 23 (9.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (7.17%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.33%) Consultant
6 13 (5.49%) Architect
6 13 (5.49%) Data Analyst
6 13 (5.49%) CRM Developer
7 10 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 10 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.22%) Database Developer
7 10 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (3.80%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.80%) SharePoint Consultant
9 8 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (3.38%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (2.95%) Report Analyst
11 6 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (2.11%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (26.16%) .NET
2 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET
3 25 (10.55%) HTML
4 24 (10.13%) CSS
5 16 (6.75%) WCF
6 12 (5.06%) Web Services
7 10 (4.22%) jQuery
8 9 (3.80%) MDX
9 8 (3.38%) HTML5
10 7 (2.95%) XSLT
11 6 (2.53%) XSL
11 6 (2.53%) CSS3
12 5 (2.11%) Silverlight
13 3 (1.27%) Ajax
13 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.27%) XML
13 3 (1.27%) Google Maps API
13 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (0.84%) REST
15 1 (0.42%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.80%) PMI
2 7 (2.95%) Social Media
3 6 (2.53%) Open Source
4 5 (2.11%) NHS
5 4 (1.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.27%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.27%) iPad
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.84%) GIS
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.84%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.42%) RIA
8 1 (0.42%) RMADS
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.50%) Windows
2 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.38%) UNIX
4 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.27%) Solaris
7 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.84%) Linux
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.42%) Android
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.94%) CRM
2 33 (13.92%) Project Management
3 28 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (10.13%) ITIL
5 21 (8.86%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.02%) Migration
6 19 (8.02%) Business Analysis
7 18 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.75%) Change Control
9 12 (5.06%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.06%) Web Development
9 12 (5.06%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.64%) Scrum
10 11 (4.64%) Document Management
11 10 (4.22%) Change Management
11 10 (4.22%) Workflow
12 9 (3.80%) Data Migration
13 8 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (2.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.85%) SQL
2 47 (19.83%) C#
3 42 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.86%) VBA
5 16 (6.75%) Java
6 15 (6.33%) Perl
7 12 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.64%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.95%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.53%) PHP
11 4 (1.69%) VB
12 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) ABAP
13 1 (0.42%) Python
13 1 (0.42%) C
13 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.80%) PMP
2 9 (3.80%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.53%) Degree
6 4 (1.69%) MCSE
7 3 (1.27%) PgMP
7 3 (1.27%) APMP
7 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) CAPM
8 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.84%) MCITP
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.42%) ISEB
9 1 (0.42%) MCP
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.17%) QA
2 10 (4.22%) P3O
3 1 (0.42%) GxP
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) SCOM
2 4 (1.69%) SCCM
3 3 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 87 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.70%) VMware
3 9 (3.80%) SAP
4 6 (2.53%) Tableau
5 5 (2.11%) Google
5 5 (2.11%) Citrix
6 4 (1.69%) Cisco
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle
7 3 (1.27%) HP
7 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.84%) Nimsoft
8 2 (0.84%) Spiceworks
8 2 (0.84%) Nintex
8 2 (0.84%) Cognos
8 2 (0.84%) Primavera
8 2 (0.84%) CA
9 1 (0.42%) NetApp
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) Remedy
9 1 (0.42%) McAfee
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