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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 112 95 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.18% 4.53% 4.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.64% 34.05% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 61 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.06%
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
354 279 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.36% 13.31% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 166 128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £22.69 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 January 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 27 January 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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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 +9 36 £375 -11.76% 12
Coventry +13 20 £333 -1.48% 6
Warwickshire -3 15 £375 +11.94% 5
Worcestershire -1 7 £285 -18.57%
Wolverhampton +5 5 £450 - 2
Shropshire -5 4 £138 -61.80% 2
Herefordshire -4 3 £390 -
Staffordshire 0 2 £275 -36.23% 3
Solihull +5 1 £400 +150.00% 2
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 107 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 60 (27.40%) MS Excel
3 57 (26.03%) CRM
3 57 (26.03%) SQL Server
4 56 (25.57%) .NET
5 55 (25.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 44 (20.09%) JavaScript
6 44 (20.09%) Windows
7 42 (19.18%) C#
8 41 (18.72%) SQL
9 38 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (16.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 36 (16.44%) Migration
11 36 (16.44%) HTML
12 33 (15.07%) ASP.NET
12 33 (15.07%) Active Directory
13 32 (14.61%) CSS
14 26 (11.87%) Finance
14 26 (11.87%) Project Management
14 26 (11.87%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (10.96%) MS Office
15 24 (10.96%) Advertising
16 23 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (8.68%) Workflow
18 19 (8.68%) ITIL
18 19 (8.68%) Security Cleared
19 18 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (8.22%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 37 (16.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 26 (11.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (5.02%) IIS
5 10 (4.57%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.37%) Documentum
7 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.91%) Lync
8 2 (0.91%) Site Server
8 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.96%) MS Office
3 16 (7.31%) MS Project
4 13 (5.94%) InfoPath
5 9 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (3.20%) PowerPivot
7 6 (2.74%) MS Visio
8 4 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 55 (25.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.37%) Maximo
3 3 (1.37%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.11%) Intranet
1 9 (4.11%) Network Security
2 7 (3.20%) SAN
3 6 (2.74%) LAN
4 5 (2.28%) WAN
4 5 (2.28%) DHCP
4 5 (2.28%) DNS
5 4 (1.83%) Internet
6 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.46%) HTTP
7 1 (0.46%) VPN
7 1 (0.46%) Extranet
7 1 (0.46%) SSH
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.28%) OLAP
6 5 (2.28%) QlikView
7 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Power View
7 4 (1.83%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.91%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.46%) Cognos Powerplay
10 1 (0.46%) MS Access
10 1 (0.46%) DataStage
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.91%) NUnit
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.46%) FxCop
General
1 26 (11.87%) Finance
2 24 (10.96%) Advertising
3 8 (3.65%) Publishing
4 7 (3.20%) Automotive
5 6 (2.74%) Banking
6 5 (2.28%) Legal
7 3 (1.37%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (31.05%) Developer
2 44 (20.09%) Analyst
3 32 (14.61%) SharePoint Developer
4 21 (9.59%) CRM Developer
5 18 (8.22%) Architect
6 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 17 (7.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 16 (7.31%) Consultant
8 12 (5.48%) Administrator
8 12 (5.48%) SharePoint Consultant
9 11 (5.02%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.02%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (4.57%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.65%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.65%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.65%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.65%) DBA
12 7 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (2.74%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.57%) .NET
2 36 (16.44%) HTML
3 33 (15.07%) ASP.NET
4 32 (14.61%) CSS
5 15 (6.85%) WCF
6 13 (5.94%) XML
6 13 (5.94%) .NET Framework
6 13 (5.94%) jQuery
7 12 (5.48%) Web Services
8 7 (3.20%) HTML5
9 5 (2.28%) MDX
10 4 (1.83%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.37%) XSLT
11 3 (1.37%) RESTful
12 2 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (0.91%) REST
12 2 (0.91%) SOAP
13 1 (0.46%) XSD
13 1 (0.46%) XSL
13 1 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.11%) Replication
4 6 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.74%) PDA
5 5 (2.28%) PMI
5 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.83%) iPad
6 4 (1.83%) Physics
6 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.37%) Clustering
7 3 (1.37%) Wiki
7 3 (1.37%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.91%) User Experience
8 2 (0.91%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.09%) Windows
2 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.65%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.65%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (2.28%) UNIX
5 5 (2.28%) Solaris
5 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.83%) Linux
7 3 (1.37%) HPUX
7 3 (1.37%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.37%) SUSE
8 1 (0.46%) Fedora
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.03%) CRM
2 36 (16.44%) Migration
3 26 (11.87%) Project Management
4 20 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (8.68%) Workflow
5 19 (8.68%) ITIL
6 18 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (7.76%) PRINCE2
8 16 (7.31%) Programme Management
9 13 (5.94%) Change Management
9 13 (5.94%) Change Control
10 10 (4.57%) Document Management
11 9 (4.11%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.65%) Data Migration
12 8 (3.65%) Service Management
12 8 (3.65%) OO
13 7 (3.20%) Dependency Management
14 6 (2.74%) Business Transformation
14 6 (2.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.09%) JavaScript
2 42 (19.18%) C#
3 41 (18.72%) SQL
4 14 (6.39%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.65%) VBA
7 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.83%) Java
8 3 (1.37%) C
8 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.37%) Korn
9 2 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.46%) Python
10 1 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.46%) XQuery
10 1 (0.46%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.02%) Degree
3 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.11%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.74%) PMP
5 6 (2.74%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.83%) APMP
6 4 (1.83%) PgMP
6 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.46%) MCSE
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) MCITP
8 1 (0.46%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.94%) QA
2 6 (2.74%) P3O
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.46%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) SCCM
2 2 (0.91%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 107 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.57%) Citrix
3 9 (4.11%) VMware
4 7 (3.20%) SAP
5 6 (2.74%) Oracle
6 4 (1.83%) Nintex
6 4 (1.83%) Google
6 4 (1.83%) EMC
6 4 (1.83%) Sophos
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco
7 3 (1.37%) Primavera
7 3 (1.37%) Veritas
7 3 (1.37%) Sun
7 3 (1.37%) CA
7 3 (1.37%) Cadence
8 2 (0.91%) HP
8 2 (0.91%) Lotus
8 2 (0.91%) Cognos
9 1 (0.46%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.46%) McAfee
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