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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 109 85 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.99% 3.32% 4.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.83% 22.79% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 58
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £21.47 £25.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.34% +43.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +33.33%
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
439 373 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.05% 14.55% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 211 271
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 40
Median hourly rate £15.43 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £33.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +11 46 £450 +24.13% 4
Coventry -17 18 £375 -9.63%
Warwickshire +2 11 £318 -39.52%
Shropshire -1 9 £330 +6.45%
Staffordshire -1 6 £463 +23.33% 1
Worcestershire +2 3 £375 +82.92% 1
Herefordshire +17 1 £225 -29.82%
Solihull -1 1 £425 +21.42%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 145 (59.92%) Microsoft
2 62 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (23.55%) Office 365
4 52 (21.49%) MS Excel
4 52 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (20.25%) MS Office
6 48 (19.83%) SQL
7 47 (19.42%) .NET
8 46 (19.01%) Finance
9 44 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 43 (17.77%) Windows
11 39 (16.12%) Active Directory
12 38 (15.70%) Visual Studio
13 36 (14.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 35 (14.46%) Security Cleared
15 33 (13.64%) C#
15 33 (13.64%) CRM
16 32 (13.22%) JavaScript
17 31 (12.81%) Migration
18 29 (11.98%) Skype for Business
19 28 (11.57%) Dynamics CRM
20 26 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
20 26 (10.74%) SharePoint 2010
21 25 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (10.33%) MS PowerPoint
22 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET
23 23 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
24 22 (9.09%) SC Cleared
25 21 (8.68%) Business Development
25 21 (8.68%) MS Project

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 36 (14.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 29 (11.98%) Skype for Business
3 26 (10.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (8.68%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (8.26%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.89%) IIS
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.65%) CMS
9 4 (1.65%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.24%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.83%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.83%) WordPress
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 52 (21.49%) MS Excel
2 49 (20.25%) MS Office
3 25 (10.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (8.68%) MS Project
5 16 (6.61%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.65%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.41%) GIMP
8 1 (0.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (11.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (7.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 62 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (23.55%) Office 365
3 12 (4.96%) Yammer
4 10 (4.13%) OneDrive
5 8 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.65%) IaaS
8 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.83%) SaaS
9 1 (0.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.20%) Skype
2 13 (5.37%) Intranet
3 12 (4.96%) DHCP
3 12 (4.96%) DNS
4 8 (3.31%) WAN
5 7 (2.89%) Kerberos
5 7 (2.89%) LDAP
6 6 (2.48%) PBX
6 6 (2.48%) Unified Communications
6 6 (2.48%) VoIP
7 4 (1.65%) Network Security
7 4 (1.65%) WebEx
8 3 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.24%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.24%) MPLS
8 3 (1.24%) NAS
8 3 (1.24%) SAN
8 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.83%) Internet
9 2 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.96%) PerformancePoint
4 12 (4.96%) Power BI
5 11 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.65%) Big Data
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.83%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.83%) MySQL
9 2 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (15.70%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.65%) FxCop
3 4 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.65%) StyleCop
4 2 (0.83%) JIRA
4 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.41%) Selenium
5 1 (0.41%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.41%) TestComplete
General
1 46 (19.01%) Finance
2 21 (8.68%) Manufacturing
3 18 (7.44%) Advertising
4 7 (2.89%) Publishing
5 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.65%) Back Office
7 3 (1.24%) Billing
7 3 (1.24%) Marketing
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Local Government
8 2 (0.83%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (28.51%) Developer
2 37 (15.29%) Architect
3 36 (14.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 32 (13.22%) Analyst
5 24 (9.92%) Administrator
6 19 (7.85%) Consultant
6 19 (7.85%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 15 (6.20%) SharePoint Administrator
8 14 (5.79%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.13%) SharePoint Consultant
11 7 (2.89%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.89%) PMO Lead
11 7 (2.89%) Project Planner
11 7 (2.89%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.48%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.48%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.42%) .NET
2 24 (9.92%) ASP.NET
3 20 (8.26%) HTML
3 20 (8.26%) Web Services
4 19 (7.85%) CSS
5 17 (7.02%) XML
6 16 (6.61%) jQuery
7 12 (4.96%) REST
8 10 (4.13%) WCF
9 9 (3.72%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.72%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (3.31%) Backbone.js
10 8 (3.31%) Marionette.js
10 8 (3.31%) SAML
11 7 (2.89%) SOAP
12 6 (2.48%) XSLT
13 5 (2.07%) Ajax
13 5 (2.07%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.85%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.89%) e-Learning
5 6 (2.48%) Clustering
5 6 (2.48%) PKI
6 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.65%) CESG
7 4 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.65%) NHS
7 4 (1.65%) PMI
8 3 (1.24%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.24%) Replication
8 3 (1.24%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.83%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.41%) Economics
10 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.77%) Windows
2 18 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (4.96%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Unix
8 1 (0.41%) VMS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.64%) CRM
3 31 (12.81%) Migration
4 25 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (8.68%) Business Development
6 20 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.85%) ITIL
7 19 (7.85%) MVC
7 19 (7.85%) Project Management
8 17 (7.02%) PRINCE2
8 17 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.79%) ETL
10 13 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (4.55%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.13%) Change Management
12 10 (4.13%) Regression Testing
12 10 (4.13%) Time Management
12 10 (4.13%) Web Development
13 9 (3.72%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.83%) SQL
2 33 (13.64%) C#
3 32 (13.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.37%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.48%) C
7 4 (1.65%) Java
8 3 (1.24%) XAML
9 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.41%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.41%) VBA
9 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.72%) ISEB
5 8 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.89%) MCSA
7 6 (2.48%) Degree
8 5 (2.07%) MCITP
9 4 (1.65%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.83%) CISSP
11 2 (0.83%) CLAS
11 2 (0.83%) MCSD
11 2 (0.83%) MCSE
11 2 (0.83%) MCTS
12 1 (0.41%) MCAD
12 1 (0.41%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.48%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) P3O
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (16.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.07%) XenApp
4 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.96%) SCOM
2 9 (3.72%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.48%) Nagios
4 4 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.65%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.83%) SCCM
6 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Netcool
6 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.41%) SCSM
6 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 145 (59.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.13%) VMware
3 9 (3.72%) Symantec
4 8 (3.31%) Cisco
5 7 (2.89%) Citrix
5 7 (2.89%) EMC
6 6 (2.48%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.07%) Canon
8 4 (1.65%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.24%) Dell
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle
9 3 (1.24%) SAP
9 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.24%) Sophos
10 2 (0.83%) Ektron
10 2 (0.83%) HP
10 2 (0.83%) IBM
10 2 (0.83%) Polycom
11 1 (0.41%) Pega
11 1 (0.41%) Tableau