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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 35 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 126 104 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.71% 4.42% 5.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.29% 27.59% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 40 44
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£400 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £27.77 £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.26% -52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.50 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £21.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.00% -
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
541 377 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.23% 16.03% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 195 129
Average daily rate £375 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 22
Average hourly rate £15.85 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.30 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £22.40 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +10 39 £425 +21.42% 17
Coventry -1 19 £375 -9.09% 5
Warwickshire -1 13 £330 -5.71%
Staffordshire +1 12 £400 +18.51% 3
Wolverhampton - 10 £383 - 1
Shropshire -14 4 £355 +102.85% 1
Worcestershire +1 2 £350 -3.44% 3
Solihull -7 2 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 101 (43.16%) Microsoft
2 61 (26.07%) SQL Server
3 60 (25.64%) MS Excel
4 58 (24.79%) .NET
5 47 (20.09%) CRM
6 44 (18.80%) SQL
7 43 (18.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 41 (17.52%) Project Management
9 40 (17.09%) C#
10 39 (16.67%) Migration
11 38 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (16.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 38 (16.24%) Active Directory
12 35 (14.96%) Windows
13 33 (14.10%) ASP.NET
14 29 (12.39%) PRINCE2
14 29 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (12.39%) SharePoint 2010
15 27 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (11.54%) Finance
16 26 (11.11%) MS Office
17 25 (10.68%) JavaScript
18 23 (9.83%) ITIL
19 21 (8.97%) Security Cleared
19 21 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (8.55%) MS Project
20 20 (8.55%) Advertising
21 19 (8.12%) HTML
22 18 (7.69%) Oracle
22 18 (7.69%) Citrix

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 43 (18.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 29 (12.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.71%) Lync
6 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.28%) IIS
8 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.85%) Documentum
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.85%) CMS
8 2 (0.85%) Mule
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 60 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.11%) MS Office
3 20 (8.55%) MS Project
4 10 (4.27%) PowerPivot
4 10 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.56%) InfoPath
5 6 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (16.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.41%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.71%) Primavera
4 3 (1.28%) Maximo
4 3 (1.28%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.84%) Intranet
2 10 (4.27%) Network Security
3 7 (2.99%) DNS
3 7 (2.99%) SAN
3 7 (2.99%) LAN
3 7 (2.99%) DHCP
4 6 (2.56%) WAN
4 6 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (1.28%) Extranet
6 2 (0.85%) Firewall
6 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.43%) NAS
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) SSH
7 1 (0.43%) SMTP
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.07%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.56%) PerformancePoint
7 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.14%) QlikView
8 4 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Power View
8 4 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (1.71%) OLAP
8 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.85%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.43%) MS Access
11 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.43%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
General
1 27 (11.54%) Finance
2 20 (8.55%) Advertising
3 7 (2.99%) Automotive
4 5 (2.14%) Publishing
5 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Local Government
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
6 3 (1.28%) Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Law
6 3 (1.28%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (25.64%) Developer
2 38 (16.24%) Analyst
3 35 (14.96%) SharePoint Developer
4 31 (13.25%) Project Manager
5 24 (10.26%) Architect
6 21 (8.97%) Consultant
7 15 (6.41%) SharePoint Consultant
8 10 (4.27%) Administrator
9 9 (3.85%) DBA
9 9 (3.85%) SQL DBA
9 9 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (3.42%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.42%) Project Planner
11 7 (2.99%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
12 6 (2.56%) CRM Manager
12 6 (2.56%) Designer
12 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (2.56%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.79%) .NET
2 33 (14.10%) ASP.NET
3 19 (8.12%) HTML
4 16 (6.84%) CSS
5 11 (4.70%) Web Services
6 10 (4.27%) WCF
7 9 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.42%) jQuery
9 5 (2.14%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.14%) MDX
9 5 (2.14%) XML
10 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.28%) HTML5
11 3 (1.28%) REST
11 3 (1.28%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.28%) ServiceStack
11 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.85%) NancyFx
12 2 (0.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.85%) Replication
4 6 (2.56%) PDA
5 5 (2.14%) Clustering
5 5 (2.14%) PMI
6 4 (1.71%) NHS
6 4 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.71%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.71%) User Experience
7 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.85%) Physics
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Wiki
7 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.96%) Windows
2 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.42%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) UNIX
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) Linux
8 2 (0.85%) HPUX
8 2 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.09%) CRM
2 41 (17.52%) Project Management
3 39 (16.67%) Migration
4 29 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (12.39%) PRINCE2
5 23 (9.83%) ITIL
6 18 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 14 (5.98%) Change Management
7 14 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (5.56%) Workflow
8 13 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 12 (5.13%) Document Management
9 12 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 10 (4.27%) Service Management
11 9 (3.85%) Change Control
12 8 (3.42%) Dependency Management
12 8 (3.42%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.42%) Supplier Management
12 8 (3.42%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.80%) SQL
2 40 (17.09%) C#
3 25 (10.68%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.70%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.14%) VBA
7 3 (1.28%) C
8 2 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.85%) Korn
8 2 (0.85%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) PHP5
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.56%) Degree
4 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.56%) PMP
7 6 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.71%) APMP
9 3 (1.28%) PgMP
9 3 (1.28%) MCITP
10 1 (0.43%) MCPD
10 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.43%) MCTS
10 1 (0.43%) MCSE
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.56%) P3O
2 4 (1.71%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (16.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.85%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.85%) XenApp
4 2 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 101 (43.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.69%) Oracle
2 18 (7.69%) Citrix
3 11 (4.70%) VMware
4 8 (3.42%) IBM
4 8 (3.42%) SAP
5 6 (2.56%) Cisco
5 6 (2.56%) i2
5 6 (2.56%) EMC
6 5 (2.14%) Google
7 4 (1.71%) Sophos
7 4 (1.71%) GoldenSource
8 3 (1.28%) Capita
8 3 (1.28%) Amdocs
8 3 (1.28%) NetApp
8 3 (1.28%) CA
9 2 (0.85%) Veritas
9 2 (0.85%) Lotus
9 2 (0.85%) Cognos
9 2 (0.85%) Sun
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago