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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 26 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 148 98 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.74% 4.49% 5.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.79% 31.31% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £21.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +10.52%
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
514 313 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.94% 14.34% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 172 142
Average daily rate £391 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 25
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.85 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.03 £21.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +22 56 £410 +2.50% 17
Coventry 0 22 £375 -6.25% 7
Warwickshire 0 15 £330 +9.81% 2
Staffordshire +2 11 £400 +14.28% 5
Wolverhampton - 10 £450 - 4
Shropshire -16 3 £355 +102.85% 3
Solihull -3 2 - - 2
Worcestershire 0 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 104 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 61 (26.18%) SQL Server
3 59 (25.32%) .NET
3 59 (25.32%) MS Excel
4 49 (21.03%) Migration
5 47 (20.17%) CRM
6 43 (18.45%) SQL
6 43 (18.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 42 (18.03%) C#
8 38 (16.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (16.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 37 (15.88%) Windows
10 36 (15.45%) Active Directory
11 35 (15.02%) ASP.NET
12 34 (14.59%) Project Management
13 32 (13.73%) JavaScript
13 32 (13.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 28 (12.02%) MS Office
15 26 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (10.73%) Finance
16 25 (10.73%) HTML
16 25 (10.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (10.30%) Security Cleared
17 24 (10.30%) PRINCE2
18 21 (9.01%) CSS
19 20 (8.58%) ITIL
19 20 (8.58%) Advertising
20 19 (8.15%) Oracle
20 19 (8.15%) Intranet
21 18 (7.73%) MS Project

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 43 (18.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 32 (13.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (7.30%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.29%) Lync
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.86%) Mule
7 2 (0.86%) CMS
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.86%) Documentum
7 2 (0.86%) IIS
7 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.86%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
Applications
1 59 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 28 (12.02%) MS Office
3 18 (7.73%) MS Project
4 10 (4.29%) PowerPivot
5 9 (3.86%) InfoPath
6 8 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (16.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.44%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.29%) Maximo
3 3 (1.29%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.15%) Office 365
3 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.15%) Intranet
2 10 (4.29%) Network Security
3 8 (3.43%) SAN
4 7 (3.00%) DNS
4 7 (3.00%) DHCP
5 6 (2.58%) LAN
5 6 (2.58%) Internet
6 5 (2.15%) WAN
7 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.29%) Extranet
9 2 (0.86%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.43%) NAS
10 1 (0.43%) Firewall
10 1 (0.43%) SSH
10 1 (0.43%) VPN
10 1 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (10.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.58%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.72%) OLAP
7 4 (1.72%) QlikView
7 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Power View
7 4 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.86%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.43%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.43%) EDMS
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 25 (10.73%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Advertising
3 8 (3.43%) Publishing
4 6 (2.58%) Automotive
5 4 (1.72%) Legal
6 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Law
6 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (27.04%) Developer
2 38 (16.31%) Analyst
3 37 (15.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 24 (10.30%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.87%) Architect
6 22 (9.44%) Consultant
7 15 (6.44%) SharePoint Consultant
8 14 (6.01%) Administrator
9 9 (3.86%) SQL DBA
9 9 (3.86%) DBA
9 9 (3.86%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (3.43%) SharePoint Administrator
10 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (3.43%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (3.43%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (3.00%) CRM Developer
12 6 (2.58%) Designer
12 6 (2.58%) CRM Manager
12 6 (2.58%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.32%) .NET
2 35 (15.02%) ASP.NET
3 25 (10.73%) HTML
4 21 (9.01%) CSS
5 12 (5.15%) Web Services
6 10 (4.29%) WCF
7 9 (3.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.86%) jQuery
8 8 (3.43%) XML
9 5 (2.15%) MDX
9 5 (2.15%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.72%) HTML5
11 3 (1.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.29%) ServiceStack
11 3 (1.29%) REST
11 3 (1.29%) RESTful
12 2 (0.86%) CAML
12 2 (0.86%) CSS3
12 2 (0.86%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.86%) Replication
4 6 (2.58%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.58%) PDA
5 5 (2.15%) Clustering
5 5 (2.15%) PMI
6 4 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.72%) Physics
6 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.72%) User Experience
6 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.29%) NHS
8 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.86%) Wiki
8 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.86%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.88%) Windows
2 10 (4.29%) Windows XP
2 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (3.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.29%) UNIX
7 3 (1.29%) Solaris
7 3 (1.29%) Linux
8 2 (0.86%) HPUX
8 2 (0.86%) SUSE
8 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.03%) Migration
2 47 (20.17%) CRM
3 34 (14.59%) Project Management
4 26 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (10.30%) PRINCE2
6 20 (8.58%) ITIL
7 17 (7.30%) Programme Management
8 16 (6.87%) Workflow
9 14 (6.01%) Change Management
10 13 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.58%) Document Management
11 11 (4.72%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.29%) Service Management
12 10 (4.29%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.86%) Change Control
13 9 (3.86%) Project Planning
14 8 (3.43%) Business Analysis
14 8 (3.43%) Validation
14 8 (3.43%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.45%) SQL
2 42 (18.03%) C#
3 32 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.72%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.43%) VBA
7 5 (2.15%) C
8 3 (1.29%) C++
9 2 (0.86%) Java
9 2 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.86%) Korn
10 1 (0.43%) PHP5
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.58%) Degree
4 10 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.58%) PMP
6 6 (2.58%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.72%) APMP
8 3 (1.29%) PgMP
9 2 (0.86%) MCITP
10 1 (0.43%) MCPD
10 1 (0.43%) MCTS
10 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.15%) P3O
2 2 (0.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 36 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.86%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.86%) XenApp
4 2 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (2.58%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 104 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.15%) Oracle
3 15 (6.44%) Citrix
4 11 (4.72%) VMware
5 8 (3.43%) SAP
6 7 (3.00%) Cisco
6 7 (3.00%) IBM
7 6 (2.58%) i2
7 6 (2.58%) EMC
8 5 (2.15%) Google
9 4 (1.72%) Sophos
9 4 (1.72%) Primavera
10 3 (1.29%) Amdocs
10 3 (1.29%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.29%) Capita
10 3 (1.29%) CA
11 2 (0.86%) NetApp
11 2 (0.86%) Veritas
11 2 (0.86%) Lotus
11 2 (0.86%) Sun
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
People Source
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago