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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 66 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 76 120 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.65% 4.48% 4.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.94% 22.06% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 45
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 £248 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £36.50 £27.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +73.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +19.04%
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
545 544 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.02% 20.31% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 326 197
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 31
Median hourly rate £11.25 £15.93 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.35% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £36.55 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +12.13%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -16 23 £375 -11.76% 7
Coventry -4 15 £388 +17.42% 8
Warwickshire -6 8 £375 +13.63% 2
Solihull -8 5 £225 -
Staffordshire +7 4 £344 -14.06% 2
Shropshire -34 4 £300 -15.49% 2
Wolverhampton -7 2 £325 -15.03%
Herefordshire - 2 £488 -
Worcestershire -7 1 £650 +85.71% 1
Wednesbury - 1 £158 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 76 (39.38%) Microsoft
2 71 (36.79%) SQL Server
3 55 (28.50%) .NET
4 51 (26.42%) SQL
5 45 (23.32%) MS Excel
6 39 (20.21%) Windows
7 38 (19.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (19.17%) Office 365
9 36 (18.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (18.65%) Migration
10 35 (18.13%) C#
11 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (14.51%) Active Directory
13 26 (13.47%) MS Office
13 26 (13.47%) CRM
14 25 (12.95%) JavaScript
14 25 (12.95%) Project Management
14 25 (12.95%) Windows Server
15 23 (11.92%) PowerShell
15 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (11.40%) HTML
17 20 (10.36%) MS Project
17 20 (10.36%) Security Cleared
18 19 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
19 18 (9.33%) Finance
19 18 (9.33%) XML
19 18 (9.33%) SharePoint 2013
20 17 (8.81%) Tableau
20 17 (8.81%) Workflow

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (9.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (8.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (5.18%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (3.63%) IIS
6 6 (3.11%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.11%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.55%) Apache
7 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.04%) CMS
8 2 (1.04%) FileNet
8 2 (1.04%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (23.32%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.47%) MS Office
3 20 (10.36%) MS Project
4 19 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (4.15%) InfoPath
6 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.17%) Office 365
2 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.63%) IaaS
4 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.07%) Yammer
5 2 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.04%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.29%) Intranet
2 8 (4.15%) Internet
3 5 (2.59%) Extranet
4 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.55%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.55%) DHCP
5 3 (1.55%) Firewall
5 3 (1.55%) LAN
5 3 (1.55%) SSH
5 3 (1.55%) SSL
6 2 (1.04%) DNS
6 2 (1.04%) Network Security
6 2 (1.04%) SAN
6 2 (1.04%) VoIP
6 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.52%) VPN
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless
7 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (36.79%) SQL Server
2 38 (19.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (18.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.11%) MS Access
9 4 (2.07%) DTS
9 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.55%) Power BI
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.07%) JIRA
5 2 (1.04%) FxCop
5 2 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.04%) PVCS
5 2 (1.04%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.52%) MSI
6 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.52%) Selenium
6 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (9.33%) Finance
2 8 (4.15%) Advertising
3 7 (3.63%) Back Office
4 4 (2.07%) Banking
4 4 (2.07%) Legal
5 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Automotive
6 2 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Avionics
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (26.94%) Developer
2 27 (13.99%) Analyst
3 22 (11.40%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Consultant
5 14 (7.25%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.74%) Architect
7 12 (6.22%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.22%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.70%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.18%) Administrator
10 8 (4.15%) SharePoint Architect
11 7 (3.63%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.63%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) SharePoint Administrator
11 7 (3.63%) SharePoint Project Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Project Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) SharePoint Consultant
13 5 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 5 (2.59%) Coordinator
14 4 (2.07%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.50%) .NET
2 22 (11.40%) HTML
3 18 (9.33%) XML
4 16 (8.29%) CSS
5 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.22%) jQuery
7 11 (5.70%) Web Services
8 9 (4.66%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.15%) SOAP
10 7 (3.63%) HTML5
11 5 (2.59%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.59%) EDI
11 5 (2.59%) XSLT
12 4 (2.07%) REST
12 4 (2.07%) RESTful
12 4 (2.07%) WCF
12 4 (2.07%) XSD
13 3 (1.55%) SAML
14 2 (1.04%) Ajax
14 2 (1.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.18%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.11%) User Experience
4 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.55%) Social Media
5 3 (1.55%) Statistics
6 2 (1.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.21%) Windows
2 25 (12.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.63%) Linux
5 5 (2.59%) Unix
5 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.65%) Migration
2 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.47%) CRM
4 25 (12.95%) Project Management
5 23 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.81%) Workflow
7 14 (7.25%) Change Management
8 13 (6.74%) ITIL
9 11 (5.70%) Scrum
10 10 (5.18%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.18%) ETL
11 9 (4.66%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (4.66%) Integration Testing
11 9 (4.66%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.15%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.15%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.15%) UML
12 8 (4.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.42%) SQL
2 35 (18.13%) C#
3 25 (12.95%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.92%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.66%) VBScript
6 8 (4.15%) Java
6 8 (4.15%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.15%) VB
7 4 (2.07%) XAML
7 4 (2.07%) XPath
8 3 (1.55%) VBA
9 2 (1.04%) C
10 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.74%) Degree
3 10 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.07%) MCAD
6 4 (2.07%) MCITP
6 4 (2.07%) MCSD
6 4 (2.07%) MCTS
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CIPD
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCSE
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.59%) SLA
3 4 (2.07%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
System Software
1 28 (14.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.07%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.55%) NFS
4 3 (1.55%) Samba
5 2 (1.04%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) SCOM
2 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.07%) Puppet
2 4 (2.07%) SCCM
3 1 (0.52%) DameWare
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.52%) SCSM
3 1 (0.52%) Simpana
Vendors
1 76 (39.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.81%) Tableau
3 12 (6.22%) Oracle
4 7 (3.63%) VMware
5 5 (2.59%) Nintex
6 4 (2.07%) F5
6 4 (2.07%) SAP
7 3 (1.55%) Citrix
7 3 (1.55%) HP
7 3 (1.55%) Infor
7 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.55%) Wyse
8 2 (1.04%) IBM
8 2 (1.04%) NetApp
8 2 (1.04%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe
9 1 (0.52%) CommVault
9 1 (0.52%) Sophos
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase
9 1 (0.52%) Talend
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