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 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 37 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 108 122 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.25% 5.93% 4.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.95% 33.61% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 85 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £216 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -2.22%
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 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
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
492 363 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.35% 17.64% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 209 196
Average daily rate £375 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 30
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 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 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 21 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 -3 52 £350 +16.66% 17
Coventry -15 13 £431 +27.77% 6
Warwickshire -3 11 £375 +120.26% 1
Herefordshire -6 3 £388 -
Shropshire -15 3 £150 -53.84% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £425 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £255 -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Staffordshire -13 1 £250 -9.09% 5
Solihull - - - - 4
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 52 (23.01%) CRM
6 52 (23.01%) SQL
7 49 (21.68%) JavaScript
8 48 (21.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 45 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (17.70%) HTML
10 40 (17.70%) ASP.NET
10 40 (17.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 38 (16.81%) CSS
12 33 (14.60%) Windows
13 29 (12.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (12.83%) Migration
13 29 (12.83%) Project Management
14 28 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (12.39%) Finance
15 27 (11.95%) Visual Studio
16 24 (10.62%) WCF
17 22 (9.73%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (8.85%) PRINCE2
19 19 (8.41%) Web Services
20 18 (7.96%) MS Office
20 18 (7.96%) ITIL
20 18 (7.96%) InfoPath
20 18 (7.96%) Workflow
21 17 (7.52%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 40 (17.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 22 (9.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (6.64%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (4.42%) IIS
4 10 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.54%) CMS
5 8 (3.54%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.21%) WordPress
7 3 (1.33%) Documentum
7 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.88%) Site Server
8 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
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 PowerPoint
3 13 (5.75%) MS Project
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%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
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%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.08%) Intranet
2 6 (2.65%) SAN
3 4 (1.77%) Broadband
3 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
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%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) CTI
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%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.10%) PerformancePoint
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%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.88%) MySQL
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) MS Access
11 1 (0.44%) Cognos Powerplay
11 1 (0.44%) OLAP
11 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (11.95%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.10%) NUnit
3 7 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (2.65%) FxCop
General
1 28 (12.39%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Advertising
3 5 (2.21%) Banking
3 5 (2.21%) Automotive
4 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.33%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Local Government
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (34.51%) Developer
2 50 (22.12%) Analyst
3 32 (14.16%) 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 Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.10%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.10%) Report Analyst
13 6 (2.65%) Administrator
13 6 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (2.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 5 (2.21%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.42%) .NET
2 40 (17.70%) ASP.NET
2 40 (17.70%) HTML
3 38 (16.81%) CSS
4 24 (10.62%) 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%) Silverlight
10 6 (2.65%) XSL
10 6 (2.65%) CSS3
11 3 (1.33%) REST
11 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.33%) RESTful
11 3 (1.33%) SOAP
11 3 (1.33%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.10%) Social Media
1 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.65%) PMI
2 6 (2.65%) NHS
3 5 (2.21%) Open Source
3 5 (2.21%) Clustering
3 5 (2.21%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.77%) iPad
4 4 (1.77%) User Experience
5 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.88%) GIS
5 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.44%) Derivative
6 1 (0.44%) Statistics
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 Vista
5 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
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%) HPUX
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) SUSE
8 1 (0.44%) Fedora
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%) Scrum
9 11 (4.87%) Document Management
9 11 (4.87%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.87%) Data Migration
10 10 (4.42%) Programme Management
11 9 (3.98%) Waterfall
11 9 (3.98%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.66%) C#
2 52 (23.01%) SQL
3 49 (21.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.98%) VBA
5 9 (3.98%) PowerShell
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%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) Korn
10 1 (0.44%) ABAP
10 1 (0.44%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.10%) Degree
2 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.65%) PMP
3 6 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.77%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.33%) MCSE
6 3 (1.33%) PgMP
6 3 (1.33%) APMP
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) CAPM
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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%) Postfix
4 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
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%) Citrix
5 5 (2.21%) Tableau
6 4 (1.77%) Nintex
6 4 (1.77%) Google
6 4 (1.77%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.33%) Nimsoft
7 3 (1.33%) Spiceworks
7 3 (1.33%) Cadence
8 2 (0.88%) Lotus
8 2 (0.88%) CA
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle
8 2 (0.88%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) EMC
8 2 (0.88%) Primavera
9 1 (0.44%) Twitter
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe
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