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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 36 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 100 122 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.00% 4.72% 5.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.31% 25.52% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 77
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.35 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.39% -37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £7.67 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.31 £21.02 £36.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -13.09%
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
429 478 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.15% 18.49% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 245 205
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £227 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 22
Average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £31.33 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Coventry +16 27 £400 +16.36% 6
Birmingham -13 26 £400 +14.28% 18
Warwickshire +3 9 £363 +11.53% 1
Shropshire -6 6 £270 -
Solihull -4 5 - -
Staffordshire -7 4 £363 +56.75% 1
Herefordshire - 3 - -
West Bromwich +7 2 £338 -20.58%
Smethwick - 2 - -
Worcestershire +2 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 72 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 54 (25.96%) SQL Server
3 52 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 48 (23.08%) .NET
5 42 (20.19%) MS Excel
6 38 (18.27%) CRM
7 35 (16.83%) Migration
8 34 (16.35%) SQL
8 34 (16.35%) C#
9 33 (15.87%) Project Management
9 33 (15.87%) Office 365
10 27 (12.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (12.02%) PRINCE2
12 24 (11.54%) Windows
12 24 (11.54%) Finance
13 23 (11.06%) Dynamics CRM
14 22 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (10.10%) MS Project
15 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET
16 20 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (9.62%) Change Management
17 19 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (8.65%) ITIL
18 18 (8.65%) Workflow
18 18 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (8.17%) MS PowerPoint
19 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
20 16 (7.69%) Visual Studio
20 16 (7.69%) JavaScript
21 15 (7.21%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 52 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 27 (12.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.33%) Lync
5 8 (3.85%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.88%) IIS
7 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.92%) CMS
8 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.48%) Mule
9 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.48%) Moodle
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.10%) MS Project
3 17 (8.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (6.73%) MS Office
5 9 (4.33%) InfoPath
6 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.44%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (11.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Exstream
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.87%) Office 365
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 3 (1.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.29%) Intranet
2 6 (2.88%) Internet
3 5 (2.40%) SAN
3 5 (2.40%) WAN
4 4 (1.92%) DHCP
4 4 (1.92%) DNS
5 2 (0.96%) LAN
5 2 (0.96%) Firewall
5 2 (0.96%) WebEx
6 1 (0.48%) Extranet
6 1 (0.48%) Wireless
6 1 (0.48%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.48%) Network Security
6 1 (0.48%) NAS
6 1 (0.48%) Skype
6 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.37%) MS Access
9 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.48%) EDMS
13 1 (0.48%) MySQL
13 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.48%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (11.54%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) Advertising
3 7 (3.37%) Retail
4 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.92%) Automotive
6 3 (1.44%) Banking
6 3 (1.44%) Local Government
7 2 (0.96%) Law
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Military
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (30.29%) Developer
2 38 (18.27%) SharePoint Developer
3 32 (15.38%) Analyst
4 25 (12.02%) Project Manager
5 20 (9.62%) Consultant
6 19 (9.13%) Architect
7 16 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 13 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
9 7 (3.37%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.37%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.88%) Administrator
10 6 (2.88%) SharePoint Architect
10 6 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (2.40%) SharePoint Administrator
11 5 (2.40%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (2.40%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (1.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.08%) .NET
2 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET
3 14 (6.73%) HTML
4 11 (5.29%) CSS
5 9 (4.33%) Web Services
5 9 (4.33%) jQuery
6 8 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.85%) WCF
7 5 (2.40%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.92%) HTML5
8 4 (1.92%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.44%) REST
9 3 (1.44%) MDX
9 3 (1.44%) Middleware
10 2 (0.96%) OOXML
10 2 (0.96%) XML
10 2 (0.96%) OAuth
10 2 (0.96%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.96%) LINQ
10 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.44%) Wiki
4 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.96%) NHS
5 2 (0.96%) Social Media
5 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.96%) SCADA
6 1 (0.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) EPoS
6 1 (0.48%) Clustering
6 1 (0.48%) PDA
6 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.54%) Windows
2 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.44%) Linux
6 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.48%) VMS
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.27%) CRM
2 35 (16.83%) Migration
3 33 (15.87%) Project Management
4 25 (12.02%) PRINCE2
5 20 (9.62%) Change Management
5 20 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (8.65%) ITIL
6 18 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (8.65%) Workflow
7 15 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.81%) Data Modelling
8 10 (4.81%) Document Management
8 10 (4.81%) Data Migration
9 9 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.33%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.85%) Risk Management
10 8 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (3.37%) Waterfall
11 7 (3.37%) Change Control
11 7 (3.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.35%) C#
1 34 (16.35%) SQL
2 16 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.37%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.96%) VBA
5 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) C
6 1 (0.48%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) C++
6 1 (0.48%) Java
6 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.33%) Degree
3 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.40%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.96%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.96%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.96%) SCCM
1 2 (0.96%) SCOM
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 72 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.81%) VMware
3 8 (3.85%) Lotus
4 6 (2.88%) Citrix
4 6 (2.88%) Oracle
4 6 (2.88%) SAP
5 5 (2.40%) Cisco
6 4 (1.92%) Nintex
7 3 (1.44%) HP
7 3 (1.44%) EMC
7 3 (1.44%) NetApp
7 3 (1.44%) Telerik
7 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.44%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.96%) hybris
8 2 (0.96%) Google
8 2 (0.96%) FatWire
8 2 (0.96%) Adobe
8 2 (0.96%) IBM
8 2 (0.96%) Remedy
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