The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 122 86 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.17% 4.69% 4.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.91% 29.45% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 59
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
422 292 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.90% 15.92% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 151 187
Average daily rate £325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 23 23
Average hourly rate £16.25 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SharePoint
England

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 9 July 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 9 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 33 £338 -15.62% 22
Warwickshire +19 21 £319 +1.19% 3
Coventry -8 13 £325 -16.12% 8
Worcestershire +7 8 - - 1
Staffordshire -6 7 £213 -10.52% 2
Solihull +6 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Shropshire -8 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £213 -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 74 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 70 (30.97%) SQL Server
3 67 (29.65%) SQL
4 62 (27.43%) MS Excel
5 57 (25.22%) .NET
6 43 (19.03%) CRM
7 39 (17.26%) C#
8 38 (16.81%) JavaScript
8 38 (16.81%) MS Office
9 33 (14.60%) Finance
10 32 (14.16%) Project Management
11 28 (12.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
14 25 (11.06%) PRINCE2
14 25 (11.06%) VBA
15 24 (10.62%) Windows
15 24 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (10.18%) ASP.NET
17 22 (9.73%) Active Directory
18 21 (9.29%) ITIL
18 21 (9.29%) MySQL
18 21 (9.29%) SharePoint Server
18 21 (9.29%) VMware
19 20 (8.85%) Business Analysis
19 20 (8.85%) Java
19 20 (8.85%) Perl
20 19 (8.41%) Migration
20 19 (8.41%) WCF
21 18 (7.96%) CSS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 28 (12.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (9.29%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (4.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.54%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.10%) CMS
6 6 (2.65%) Alfresco
6 6 (2.65%) Drupal
7 5 (2.21%) WordPress
8 4 (1.77%) Lync
9 3 (1.33%) Documentum
9 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.88%) IIS
10 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.44%) SAS
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) FileNet
Applications
1 62 (27.43%) MS Excel
2 38 (16.81%) MS Office
3 15 (6.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.98%) MS Project
4 9 (3.98%) InfoPath
4 9 (3.98%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) SPSS
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 26 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.10%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.31%) Office 365
2 9 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.75%) Intranet
2 8 (3.54%) SAN
3 5 (2.21%) Internet
4 4 (1.77%) Broadband
4 4 (1.77%) LAN
5 3 (1.33%) WAN
5 3 (1.33%) NAS
6 2 (0.88%) LTE
6 2 (0.88%) Firewall
6 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) CTI
7 1 (0.44%) Extranet
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) VPN
7 1 (0.44%) HTTP
7 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (30.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (9.29%) MySQL
4 9 (3.98%) PerformancePoint
4 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.65%) SAP BW
7 5 (2.21%) SAP BI
7 5 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.21%) MS Access
8 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.88%) QlikView
9 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.88%) OLTP
9 2 (0.88%) OLAP
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.64%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.65%) FxCop
3 6 (2.65%) NUnit
General
1 33 (14.60%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.87%) Advertising
4 8 (3.54%) Banking
5 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.77%) Back Office
5 4 (1.77%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Local Government
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (28.76%) Developer
2 47 (20.80%) Analyst
3 21 (9.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (7.08%) Consultant
5 14 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.75%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.75%) Database Developer
7 11 (4.87%) Architect
8 10 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (3.98%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (3.10%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.10%) SharePoint Consultant
11 7 (3.10%) Report Analyst
11 7 (3.10%) CRM Developer
12 6 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (2.65%) PMO Analyst
12 6 (2.65%) PMO Lead
13 5 (2.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.22%) .NET
2 23 (10.18%) ASP.NET
3 19 (8.41%) WCF
4 18 (7.96%) CSS
5 17 (7.52%) HTML
6 11 (4.87%) Web Services
7 9 (3.98%) MDX
8 7 (3.10%) XSLT
8 7 (3.10%) HTML5
8 7 (3.10%) jQuery
9 6 (2.65%) XSL
10 5 (2.21%) CSS3
11 4 (1.77%) Silverlight
11 4 (1.77%) XML
12 3 (1.33%) Ajax
12 3 (1.33%) Google Maps API
13 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.44%) COM
14 1 (0.44%) SOAP
14 1 (0.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.54%) PMI
2 7 (3.10%) Social Media
3 6 (2.65%) Open Source
4 4 (1.77%) Clustering
5 3 (1.33%) NHS
5 3 (1.33%) Statistics
5 3 (1.33%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.88%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.44%) GIS
7 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) RMADS
7 1 (0.44%) RIA
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.62%) Windows
2 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.10%) UNIX
4 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.21%) VMS
6 4 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.88%) Linux
8 1 (0.44%) zOS
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.03%) CRM
2 32 (14.16%) Project Management
3 27 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (11.06%) PRINCE2
5 21 (9.29%) ITIL
6 20 (8.85%) Business Analysis
7 19 (8.41%) Migration
8 17 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.52%) Change Control
9 15 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.75%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.87%) Scrum
11 11 (4.87%) Programme Management
12 10 (4.42%) Web Development
13 9 (3.98%) Document Management
13 9 (3.98%) Data Migration
14 8 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (3.10%) Service Management
15 7 (3.10%) Change Management
15 7 (3.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 67 (29.65%) SQL
2 39 (17.26%) C#
3 38 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.06%) VBA
5 20 (8.85%) Java
5 20 (8.85%) Perl
6 9 (3.98%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.10%) PHP
7 7 (3.10%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.21%) ABAP
10 4 (1.77%) VB
11 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.54%) PMP
3 8 (3.54%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.65%) Degree
4 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.33%) MCSE
7 2 (0.88%) APMP
7 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) PgMP
7 2 (0.88%) CAPM
7 2 (0.88%) MCITP
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) QA
2 10 (4.42%) P3O
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.44%) IAG
4 1 (0.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) SCCM
2 6 (2.65%) SCOM
3 2 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 74 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.29%) VMware
3 12 (5.31%) SAP
4 6 (2.65%) Tableau
4 6 (2.65%) Citrix
5 4 (1.77%) Google
5 4 (1.77%) Cisco
6 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.88%) Nintex
7 2 (0.88%) Nimsoft
7 2 (0.88%) Spiceworks
7 2 (0.88%) IronPort
7 2 (0.88%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle
7 2 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Dell
8 1 (0.44%) EMC
8 1 (0.44%) CA
8 1 (0.44%) NetApp
8 1 (0.44%) Apple
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