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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 43 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 24 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.10% 4.67% 3.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.34% 32.20% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 11
Median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.88%
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
118 118 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.27% 14.51% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 74 50
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £9.00 £15.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 13 (27.08%) Windows
5 12 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (22.92%) Project Management
6 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
7 10 (20.83%) Office 365
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (20.83%) Finance
7 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.75%) ITIL
8 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 9 (18.75%) CRM
9 8 (16.67%) C#
9 8 (16.67%) HTML
9 8 (16.67%) Java
10 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.58%) Intranet
10 7 (14.58%) Migration
10 7 (14.58%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (12.50%) HTML5
11 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.42%) XML
12 5 (10.42%) 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 (14.58%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.33%) Apache
4 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.17%) IIS
6 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.08%) Confluence
7 1 (2.08%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (10.42%) MS Project
3 4 (8.33%) MS Office
4 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Yammer
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Intranet
2 4 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 4 (8.33%) SSH
2 4 (8.33%) SSL
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) Extranet
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.33%) DTS
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Analyst
1 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) IT Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Project Change Manager
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Office 365 Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (10.42%) XML
5 4 (8.33%) CSS
5 4 (8.33%) EDI
5 4 (8.33%) jQuery
5 4 (8.33%) REST
5 4 (8.33%) SAML
5 4 (8.33%) SOAP
5 4 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
6 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) CRM
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.42%) Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) EAI
6 4 (8.33%) ERP
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) Workflow
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Line Management
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) VB
5 4 (8.33%) XPath
6 3 (6.25%) C
6 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCAD
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSD
3 1 (2.08%) MCTS
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) F5
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Dell KACE
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Sophos
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) VMware