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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 124 105 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.41% 4.81% 5.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.52% 35.47% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 41
Average daily rate
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£398 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £177 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.70 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £21.00 £28.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +14.47%
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
420 296 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.32% 13.56% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 173 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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 +24 45 £375 -25.00% 26
Coventry -4 17 £288 -28.12% 7
Warwickshire -12 12 £365 +6.56% 4
Staffordshire +2 10 £400 -7.51% 3
Wolverhampton - 9 £450 -
Worcestershire +2 5 £318 -12.41% 1
Shropshire -12 3 £138 -21.42% 2
Solihull 0 2 - - 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 102 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 62 (28.31%) .NET
3 60 (27.40%) MS Excel
4 58 (26.48%) SQL Server
5 45 (20.55%) C#
6 44 (20.09%) CRM
7 43 (19.63%) SQL
8 41 (18.72%) Dynamics CRM
9 39 (17.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (17.81%) Migration
9 39 (17.81%) ASP.NET
9 39 (17.81%) Windows
10 37 (16.89%) JavaScript
11 35 (15.98%) Active Directory
12 33 (15.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 31 (14.16%) HTML
14 30 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
15 29 (13.24%) Project Management
16 28 (12.79%) CSS
16 28 (12.79%) MS Office
16 28 (12.79%) Finance
17 24 (10.96%) Security Cleared
18 23 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 22 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (9.59%) Advertising
21 20 (9.13%) MS Project
21 20 (9.13%) ITIL
22 19 (8.68%) PRINCE2
22 19 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
23 18 (8.22%) Programme Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 33 (15.07%) SharePoint 2010
2 30 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.65%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.28%) IIS
7 4 (1.83%) Documentum
8 3 (1.37%) CMS
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.91%) Apache
9 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.91%) Mule
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) Lync
10 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.46%) Site Server
Applications
1 60 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 28 (12.79%) MS Office
3 20 (9.13%) MS Project
4 10 (4.57%) InfoPath
4 10 (4.57%) PowerPivot
5 8 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (18.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.85%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.83%) CA PPM
4 3 (1.37%) Maximo
5 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Yammer
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.85%) Intranet
2 10 (4.57%) Network Security
3 7 (3.20%) DNS
3 7 (3.20%) DHCP
4 6 (2.74%) LAN
4 6 (2.74%) SAN
4 6 (2.74%) Internet
5 5 (2.28%) WAN
6 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.83%) Extranet
7 2 (0.91%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) SMTP
8 1 (0.46%) HTTP
8 1 (0.46%) Firewall
8 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.48%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.74%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (2.28%) QlikView
6 5 (2.28%) OLAP
7 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Power View
7 4 (1.83%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.91%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) SSDT
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.91%) NUnit
4 1 (0.46%) FxCop
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (12.79%) Finance
2 21 (9.59%) Advertising
3 8 (3.65%) Publishing
4 6 (2.74%) Automotive
5 4 (1.83%) Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (27.40%) Developer
2 38 (17.35%) Analyst
3 30 (13.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (8.68%) Architect
5 18 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.76%) Consultant
7 14 (6.39%) CRM Developer
8 12 (5.48%) SharePoint Consultant
8 12 (5.48%) Administrator
8 12 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 11 (5.02%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (4.57%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (4.11%) DBA
11 9 (4.11%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.65%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.65%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (2.74%) Project Planner
13 6 (2.74%) Desktop Support
13 6 (2.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.31%) .NET
2 39 (17.81%) ASP.NET
3 31 (14.16%) HTML
4 28 (12.79%) CSS
5 15 (6.85%) WCF
5 15 (6.85%) Web Services
6 13 (5.94%) XML
7 11 (5.02%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.11%) jQuery
9 6 (2.74%) HTML5
10 5 (2.28%) MDX
11 4 (1.83%) REST
11 4 (1.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (1.37%) RESTful
12 3 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.37%) XSLT
13 2 (0.91%) SOAP
13 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.91%) ServiceStack
14 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.11%) Replication
4 6 (2.74%) PDA
4 6 (2.74%) PMI
4 6 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.28%) User Experience
5 5 (2.28%) Clustering
6 4 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.83%) NHS
6 4 (1.83%) Physics
6 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.37%) Wiki
7 3 (1.37%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Social Media
9 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.81%) Windows
2 10 (4.57%) Windows XP
2 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.83%) UNIX
6 4 (1.83%) Solaris
6 4 (1.83%) Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.37%) HPUX
7 3 (1.37%) SUSE
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.46%) CentOS
9 1 (0.46%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.09%) CRM
2 39 (17.81%) Migration
3 29 (13.24%) Project Management
4 22 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (9.13%) ITIL
6 19 (8.68%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.22%) Programme Management
8 15 (6.85%) Change Management
9 14 (6.39%) Workflow
9 14 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.94%) Document Management
11 12 (5.48%) Change Control
12 10 (4.57%) Service Management
13 9 (4.11%) ERP
13 9 (4.11%) Project Planning
14 8 (3.65%) Dependency Management
15 7 (3.20%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (3.20%) Business Transformation
15 7 (3.20%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.55%) C#
2 43 (19.63%) SQL
3 37 (16.89%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.57%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.20%) VBA
7 5 (2.28%) C
8 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.37%) Java
8 3 (1.37%) C++
8 3 (1.37%) Korn
9 2 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.46%) PHP5
10 1 (0.46%) Python
10 1 (0.46%) XQuery
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.48%) Degree
4 10 (4.57%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.20%) PMP
6 7 (3.20%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.28%) APMP
8 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.83%) PgMP
9 3 (1.37%) VCP4
10 2 (0.91%) MCITP
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.46%) ISEB
11 1 (0.46%) MCTS
11 1 (0.46%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) P3O
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 35 (15.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.91%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.91%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Postfix
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) SCCM
2 2 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.46%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.22%) Oracle
3 13 (5.94%) Citrix
4 9 (4.11%) SAP
5 8 (3.65%) VMware
6 7 (3.20%) IBM
7 6 (2.74%) i2
8 5 (2.28%) Primavera
8 5 (2.28%) EMC
8 5 (2.28%) Cisco
9 4 (1.83%) CA
9 4 (1.83%) Sophos
10 3 (1.37%) Nintex
10 3 (1.37%) Veritas
10 3 (1.37%) Sun
10 3 (1.37%) Cadence
10 3 (1.37%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.37%) Google
11 2 (0.91%) Capita
11 2 (0.91%) Amdocs
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