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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 117 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.62% 5.06% 4.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.06% 31.69% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 53 59
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £215 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
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
449 344 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.73% 15.96% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 178 171
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 31 £388 +3.33% 8
Coventry +2 28 £413 +21.32% 16
Warwickshire +9 20 £400 +8.84% 8
Shropshire -15 8 £225 +63.63%
Staffordshire -5 4 £325 +18.18% 5
Herefordshire - 4 £421 -
Worcestershire +3 2 £205 -35.43% 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 80 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
3 55 (27.64%) .NET
4 53 (26.63%) SQL
5 47 (23.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (22.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (21.61%) Office 365
8 38 (19.10%) MS Excel
9 35 (17.59%) CRM
10 33 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (16.58%) C#
10 33 (16.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 31 (15.58%) Migration
11 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (14.07%) Windows
13 27 (13.57%) JavaScript
14 25 (12.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (10.55%) BizTalk Server
16 21 (10.55%) Workflow
17 20 (10.05%) Finance
17 20 (10.05%) HTML
18 19 (9.55%) Tableau
19 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (9.05%) MS Office
19 18 (9.05%) Active Directory
19 18 (9.05%) Degree
20 17 (8.54%) Project Management
21 16 (8.04%) SOA
21 16 (8.04%) Windows Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (16.58%) SharePoint 2010
2 25 (12.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (10.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.02%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.02%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.01%) IIS
6 4 (2.01%) Lync
7 3 (1.51%) FileNet
8 2 (1.01%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.01%) SAS
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
9 1 (0.50%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.05%) MS Office
3 14 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (6.03%) MS Project
5 6 (3.02%) InfoPath
6 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.01%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (7.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.01%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.61%) Office 365
2 24 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.52%) IaaS
4 4 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.01%) PaaS
5 3 (1.51%) SaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.54%) Intranet
2 6 (3.02%) Internet
3 5 (2.51%) Extranet
4 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.01%) DHCP
5 2 (1.01%) DNS
5 2 (1.01%) Firewall
5 2 (1.01%) Network Security
5 2 (1.01%) WAN
6 1 (0.50%) HTTP
6 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.50%) LAN
6 1 (0.50%) VoIP
6 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 47 (23.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (22.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (6.53%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.02%) DTS
7 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (3.02%) MS Access
10 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.01%) Power BI
12 3 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.01%) Big Data
13 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.51%) JIRA
4 3 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.01%) FxCop
5 2 (1.01%) Moq
5 2 (1.01%) NSubstitute
5 2 (1.01%) PVCS
5 2 (1.01%) Selenium
5 2 (1.01%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.50%) MSI
6 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (10.05%) Finance
2 14 (7.04%) Advertising
3 8 (4.02%) Retail
4 7 (3.52%) Back Office
5 5 (2.51%) Banking
6 4 (2.01%) Legal
7 3 (1.51%) Billing
7 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.01%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Avionics
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (30.65%) Developer
2 38 (19.10%) Analyst
3 29 (14.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 24 (12.06%) Architect
5 22 (11.06%) Business Analyst
6 20 (10.05%) Consultant
7 13 (6.53%) SQL Developer
8 12 (6.03%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.53%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.52%) SharePoint Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) SharePoint Architect
11 8 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.52%) Applications Architect
12 7 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (3.52%) SharePoint Consultant
13 6 (3.02%) CRM Consultant
13 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Consultant
13 6 (3.02%) Project Analyst
13 6 (3.02%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.64%) .NET
2 20 (10.05%) HTML
3 15 (7.54%) XML
4 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.53%) HTML5
5 11 (5.53%) Web Services
6 10 (5.03%) SOAP
7 9 (4.52%) CSS
7 9 (4.52%) jQuery
8 8 (4.02%) EDI
8 8 (4.02%) REST
9 5 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.51%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.51%) MDX
10 4 (2.01%) Middleware
10 4 (2.01%) SAP PI
11 3 (1.51%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (1.51%) NHibernate
12 2 (1.01%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.01%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.53%) User Experience
3 10 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.02%) Social Media
5 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.51%) Statistics
7 4 (2.01%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.01%) SCADA
8 3 (1.51%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.01%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.01%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.07%) Windows
2 16 (8.04%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.51%) Unix
5 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.51%) Linux
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.59%) CRM
2 33 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.58%) Migration
4 21 (10.55%) Workflow
5 17 (8.54%) Project Management
6 16 (8.04%) SOA
7 14 (7.04%) Change Management
8 12 (6.03%) Analytics
8 12 (6.03%) EAI
8 12 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.53%) Data Migration
10 10 (5.03%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.52%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.52%) Document Management
11 9 (4.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (4.52%) ERP
11 9 (4.52%) Integration Testing
11 9 (4.52%) ITIL
11 9 (4.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.63%) SQL
2 33 (16.58%) C#
3 27 (13.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.03%) Java
6 9 (4.52%) VB
7 8 (4.02%) XPath
8 6 (3.02%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.02%) VBScript
9 5 (2.51%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.51%) VBA
11 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.01%) Perl
11 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.01%) Python
11 2 (1.01%) R
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (9.05%) Degree
2 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) MCAD
5 1 (0.50%) MCITP
5 1 (0.50%) MCSD
5 1 (0.50%) MCSE
5 1 (0.50%) MCTS
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.51%) SLA
3 4 (2.01%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.01%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.50%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.50%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.51%) NFS
3 3 (1.51%) Samba
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) SCOM
2 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 80 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.55%) Tableau
3 13 (6.53%) Oracle
4 11 (5.53%) SAP
5 7 (3.52%) Nintex
6 6 (3.02%) Lotus
6 6 (3.02%) VMware
7 5 (2.51%) IBM
8 4 (2.01%) Adobe
8 4 (2.01%) FatWire
8 4 (2.01%) Guidewire
8 4 (2.01%) hybris
8 4 (2.01%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.01%) Pega
8 4 (2.01%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.51%) Wyse
10 2 (1.01%) Infor
10 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.01%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.01%) Teradata
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita plc
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Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
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West Midlands
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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