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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 35 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 107 119 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.21% 5.89% 4.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.88% 33.81% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 82 59
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.69 £27.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.93%
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
489 352 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.26% 17.42% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 204 196
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 29
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £27.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 October 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 October 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 -1 51 £350 +9.37% 16
Coventry -9 13 £431 +27.77% 7
Warwickshire -9 11 £375 +120.26% 3
Herefordshire -6 3 £388 -
Shropshire -13 3 £250 -23.07% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £425 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £255 -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 £250 -9.09% 4
Solihull - - - - 3
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 88 (38.94%) Microsoft
2 71 (31.42%) .NET
3 65 (28.76%) SQL Server
4 58 (25.66%) C#
5 56 (24.78%) MS Excel
6 53 (23.45%) SQL
7 52 (23.01%) CRM
8 49 (21.68%) JavaScript
9 48 (21.24%) Dynamics CRM
10 45 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (18.14%) HTML
11 41 (18.14%) ASP.NET
12 39 (17.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 38 (16.81%) CSS
14 33 (14.60%) Windows
15 29 (12.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (12.83%) Migration
15 29 (12.83%) Project Management
16 28 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (12.39%) Finance
17 26 (11.50%) Visual Studio
18 23 (10.18%) SharePoint 2013
18 23 (10.18%) WCF
19 20 (8.85%) PRINCE2
20 19 (8.41%) Web Services
21 18 (7.96%) ITIL
21 18 (7.96%) MS Office
21 18 (7.96%) Workflow
21 18 (7.96%) InfoPath
22 17 (7.52%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (17.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (10.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (6.64%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.42%) IIS
5 8 (3.54%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.54%) CMS
6 5 (2.21%) WordPress
7 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.33%) Documentum
8 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.88%) Site Server
8 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.88%) Lync
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 56 (24.78%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.96%) MS Office
2 18 (7.96%) InfoPath
3 13 (5.75%) MS Project
3 13 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.98%) PowerPivot
5 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 48 (21.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.21%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.52%) Office 365
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.08%) Intranet
2 6 (2.65%) SAN
3 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.77%) Broadband
3 4 (1.77%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) Extranet
4 2 (0.88%) Firewall
4 2 (0.88%) LTE
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.44%) CTI
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.10%) PerformancePoint
5 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.21%) QlikView
8 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.88%) MySQL
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.44%) SSDT
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (3.10%) NUnit
4 6 (2.65%) FxCop
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (12.39%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Advertising
3 5 (2.21%) Automotive
3 5 (2.21%) Banking
4 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.33%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Local Government
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (34.51%) Developer
2 50 (22.12%) Analyst
3 31 (13.72%) SharePoint Developer
4 23 (10.18%) CRM Developer
5 18 (7.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 16 (7.08%) Consultant
7 15 (6.64%) Data Analyst
8 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Architect
10 10 (4.42%) SharePoint Consultant
10 10 (4.42%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) Report Analyst
12 7 (3.10%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.65%) Administrator
14 5 (2.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 5 (2.21%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.42%) .NET
2 41 (18.14%) HTML
2 41 (18.14%) ASP.NET
3 38 (16.81%) CSS
4 23 (10.18%) WCF
5 19 (8.41%) Web Services
6 16 (7.08%) jQuery
7 12 (5.31%) HTML5
8 11 (4.87%) .NET Framework
8 11 (4.87%) XML
9 8 (3.54%) XSLT
9 8 (3.54%) MDX
10 6 (2.65%) XSL
10 6 (2.65%) CSS3
10 6 (2.65%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.33%) Google Maps API
11 3 (1.33%) RESTful
11 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.33%) REST
11 3 (1.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (3.10%) Social Media
2 6 (2.65%) PMI
2 6 (2.65%) NHS
3 5 (2.21%) Open Source
3 5 (2.21%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.21%) Clustering
4 4 (1.77%) iPad
4 4 (1.77%) User Experience
5 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.88%) GIS
5 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.44%) RIA
6 1 (0.44%) RMADS
6 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.44%) Wiki
6 1 (0.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.60%) Windows
2 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.21%) UNIX
5 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.77%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.88%) Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) SUSE
8 1 (0.44%) Fedora
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.01%) CRM
2 45 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (12.83%) Migration
3 29 (12.83%) Project Management
4 28 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (8.85%) PRINCE2
6 18 (7.96%) ITIL
6 18 (7.96%) Workflow
7 15 (6.64%) Change Control
8 12 (5.31%) Data Analysis
8 12 (5.31%) Web Development
8 12 (5.31%) Change Management
9 11 (4.87%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.87%) Scrum
9 11 (4.87%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.87%) Document Management
10 10 (4.42%) Programme Management
11 9 (3.98%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.98%) Waterfall
11 9 (3.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.66%) C#
2 53 (23.45%) SQL
3 49 (21.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.98%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.98%) VBA
6 7 (3.10%) Java
7 5 (2.21%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.88%) C
9 2 (0.88%) VB
9 2 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) Korn
10 1 (0.44%) XQuery
10 1 (0.44%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.54%) Degree
3 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.65%) PMP
4 6 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.77%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) PgMP
7 3 (1.33%) APMP
7 3 (1.33%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.88%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) CAPM
9 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
2 6 (2.65%) P3O
3 1 (0.44%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.44%) Postfix
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) SCOM
2 6 (2.65%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 88 (38.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.08%) VMware
3 8 (3.54%) SAP
4 6 (2.65%) Cisco
5 5 (2.21%) Tableau
5 5 (2.21%) Citrix
6 4 (1.77%) Google
6 4 (1.77%) Nintex
6 4 (1.77%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.33%) Spiceworks
7 3 (1.33%) Nimsoft
7 3 (1.33%) Cadence
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle
8 2 (0.88%) Primavera
8 2 (0.88%) Lotus
8 2 (0.88%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) EMC
8 2 (0.88%) CA
9 1 (0.44%) Twitter
9 1 (0.44%) CommVault
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