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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 105 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.32% 4.51% 4.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.54% 26.28% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £303 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £27.77 £16.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.54% -57.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £13.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.09%
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
446 392 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.35% 17.17% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 193 114
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 24
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 2 June 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
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 2 June 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 +4 34 £450 +50.00% 15
Coventry +2 14 £330 -7.36% 6
Staffordshire +4 11 £375 +76.47% 3
Warwickshire -1 11 £300 - 2
Shropshire +2 8 £355 -
Wolverhampton - 5 £364 - 3
Worcestershire -3 2 £350 -
Herefordshire -4 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 93 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 63 (27.51%) SQL Server
3 55 (24.02%) MS Excel
4 53 (23.14%) .NET
5 49 (21.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (18.78%) CRM
6 43 (18.78%) Migration
7 39 (17.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (17.03%) SQL
8 37 (16.16%) Active Directory
9 36 (15.72%) Project Management
10 35 (15.28%) Dynamics CRM
11 34 (14.85%) C#
12 33 (14.41%) Windows
13 32 (13.97%) Finance
14 30 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (11.79%) PRINCE2
15 27 (11.79%) ASP.NET
16 26 (11.35%) SharePoint 2010
17 25 (10.92%) MS Office
18 24 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 21 (9.17%) JavaScript
19 21 (9.17%) Security Cleared
20 19 (8.30%) MS Project
20 19 (8.30%) ITIL
20 19 (8.30%) Office 365
21 17 (7.42%) SC Cleared
21 17 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (7.42%) HTML
21 17 (7.42%) Oracle

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 49 (21.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 26 (11.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (6.55%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.49%) Lync
5 7 (3.06%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.75%) IIS
8 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.87%) Documentum
9 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.87%) Mule
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.44%) Apache
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 55 (24.02%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.92%) MS Office
3 19 (8.30%) MS Project
4 9 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.62%) PowerPivot
6 4 (1.75%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (15.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.55%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.31%) Primavera
3 3 (1.31%) Maximo
4 2 (0.87%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.30%) Office 365
2 16 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.31%) SaaS
3 3 (1.31%) PaaS
4 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.42%) Intranet
2 11 (4.80%) Network Security
3 7 (3.06%) DHCP
3 7 (3.06%) DNS
4 6 (2.62%) LAN
5 5 (2.18%) WAN
6 4 (1.75%) Internet
6 4 (1.75%) SAN
7 3 (1.31%) Extranet
8 2 (0.87%) Firewall
8 2 (0.87%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.44%) NAS
9 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.44%) SMTP
9 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.62%) PerformancePoint
6 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.18%) QlikView
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (0.87%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.87%) MS Access
11 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.44%) EDMS
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.44%) MySQL
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
General
1 32 (13.97%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Advertising
3 6 (2.62%) Automotive
4 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.31%) Marketing
5 3 (1.31%) Local Government
5 3 (1.31%) Retail
5 3 (1.31%) Law
6 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (25.76%) Developer
2 35 (15.28%) SharePoint Developer
3 32 (13.97%) Analyst
4 29 (12.66%) Architect
5 26 (11.35%) Project Manager
5 26 (11.35%) Consultant
6 20 (8.73%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (3.49%) Administrator
7 8 (3.49%) Project Planner
7 8 (3.49%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.06%) PMO Analyst
8 7 (3.06%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.06%) DBA
8 7 (3.06%) SQL DBA
9 6 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (2.62%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.18%) Designer
10 5 (2.18%) CRM Developer
10 5 (2.18%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.14%) .NET
2 27 (11.79%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.42%) HTML
4 14 (6.11%) CSS
5 13 (5.68%) Web Services
6 12 (5.24%) WCF
7 11 (4.80%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.93%) jQuery
9 5 (2.18%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.18%) REST
9 5 (2.18%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.75%) XML
10 4 (1.75%) HTML5
11 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.31%) ServiceStack
12 2 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.87%) LINQ
12 2 (0.87%) OOXML
12 2 (0.87%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.93%) Replication
4 5 (2.18%) PDA
5 4 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.75%) NHS
5 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.31%) User Experience
6 3 (1.31%) PMI
6 3 (1.31%) Clustering
7 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) Wiki
7 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.41%) Windows
2 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (3.49%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (3.06%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) UNIX
6 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.78%) CRM
1 43 (18.78%) Migration
2 36 (15.72%) Project Management
3 30 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (11.79%) PRINCE2
5 19 (8.30%) ITIL
6 16 (6.99%) Programme Management
7 15 (6.55%) Change Management
8 14 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (5.68%) Document Management
9 13 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.68%) Workflow
10 11 (4.80%) Project Planning
10 11 (4.80%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.37%) ERP
12 9 (3.93%) Service Management
13 8 (3.49%) Supplier Management
13 8 (3.49%) Dependency Management
14 7 (3.06%) Business Transformation
14 7 (3.06%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.03%) SQL
2 34 (14.85%) C#
3 21 (9.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.06%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.75%) VBA
7 2 (0.87%) C
7 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.87%) C++
8 1 (0.44%) Java
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.37%) Degree
4 9 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.75%) PMP
8 4 (1.75%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (1.31%) APMP
9 3 (1.31%) MCITP
10 2 (0.87%) PgMP
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.44%) MCPD
11 1 (0.44%) MCSE
11 1 (0.44%) ISEB
11 1 (0.44%) MCTS
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) QA
1 4 (1.75%) P3O
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.87%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.87%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 93 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.42%) Oracle
2 17 (7.42%) Citrix
3 9 (3.93%) SAP
4 8 (3.49%) VMware
4 8 (3.49%) IBM
5 6 (2.62%) i2
6 5 (2.18%) Cisco
7 4 (1.75%) GoldenSource
7 4 (1.75%) EMC
7 4 (1.75%) Sophos
8 3 (1.31%) Nintex
8 3 (1.31%) NetApp
8 3 (1.31%) Google
8 3 (1.31%) Capita
8 3 (1.31%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.87%) Telerik
9 2 (0.87%) HP
9 2 (0.87%) Cognos
9 2 (0.87%) Business Objects
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