The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 51 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 21 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.71% 3.12% 4.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.07% 19.33% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 23
Median daily rate £363 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £233 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £458 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £6.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +13.88%
SharePoint
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
174 119 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.45% 16.12% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 59 61
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Birmingham region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Birmingham region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (23.26%) Office 365
4 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 6 (13.95%) C#
7 6 (13.95%) .NET
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle
7 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (11.63%) MS Project
8 5 (11.63%) Java
8 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (11.63%) Linux
8 5 (11.63%) Intranet
8 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.63%) Yammer
8 5 (11.63%) F5
9 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (11.63%) MS Project
3 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) GIMP
4 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) Yammer
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Intranet
2 4 (9.30%) BIG-IP
2 4 (9.30%) SSH
2 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) Extranet
4 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (4.65%) Power BI
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Developer
1 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Project Change Manager
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) SAML
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Unix
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) CRM
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Data Management
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.65%) Document Management
5 2 (4.65%) Presales
5 2 (4.65%) Records Management
5 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) C
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSD
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCAD
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Sophos
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) VMware