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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
England / West Midlands
Rank 43 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 90 97 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.74% 4.13% 4.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.16% 24.62% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 50
Median daily rate £375 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £21.47 £21.50 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% +27.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +25.00%

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
344 394 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.28% 16.78% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 212 214
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 28
Median hourly rate £18.98 £16.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £16.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +6 33 £390 +7.58% 13
Coventry -17 17 £375 -5.06% 4
Warwickshire -4 15 £275 -21.42%
Shropshire +8 5 - - 2
Staffordshire +1 5 £450 +38.46%
Worcestershire +1 2 £368 +79.26% 3
Herefordshire +4 1 £225 -29.82%
Solihull - 1 £425 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 115 (56.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (26.73%) Office 365
4 45 (22.28%) MS Office
5 44 (21.78%) Finance
5 44 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (20.30%) .NET
6 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
7 35 (17.33%) C#
8 32 (15.84%) JavaScript
8 32 (15.84%) SQL Server
9 31 (15.35%) Active Directory
10 30 (14.85%) Visual Studio
11 29 (14.36%) SQL
12 28 (13.86%) Migration
13 27 (13.37%) CRM
14 25 (12.38%) Windows
15 24 (11.88%) Dynamics CRM
16 23 (11.39%) ASP.NET
16 23 (11.39%) HTML
16 23 (11.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (10.40%) Security Cleared
17 21 (10.40%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (10.40%) Dynamics AX
18 20 (9.90%) Business Development
18 20 (9.90%) Manufacturing
18 20 (9.90%) MVC
18 20 (9.90%) CSS
18 20 (9.90%) Public Cloud
19 19 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint

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 23 (11.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 21 (10.40%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (8.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (7.43%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.47%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.98%) CMS
7 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.98%) IIS
8 2 (0.99%) WordPress
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (22.28%) MS Office
2 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
3 19 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (8.91%) MS Project
5 14 (6.93%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.98%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.50%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (11.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (10.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 58 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (26.73%) Office 365
3 10 (4.95%) OneDrive
4 9 (4.46%) Yammer
5 8 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.93%) Skype
2 11 (5.45%) Intranet
3 10 (4.95%) DHCP
3 10 (4.95%) DNS
4 7 (3.47%) Kerberos
4 7 (3.47%) LDAP
5 6 (2.97%) PBX
5 6 (2.97%) Unified Communications
5 6 (2.97%) VoIP
6 3 (1.49%) Internet
6 3 (1.49%) WebEx
7 2 (0.99%) LAN
7 2 (0.99%) WAN
8 1 (0.50%) Firewall
8 1 (0.50%) NAS
8 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.97%) PerformancePoint
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.48%) Power BI
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.99%) Big Data
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.50%) DataStage
10 1 (0.50%) QlikView
10 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.50%) TestComplete
General
1 44 (21.78%) Finance
2 20 (9.90%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.43%) Advertising
4 7 (3.47%) Publishing
5 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.48%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Billing
7 3 (1.49%) Local Government
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (30.20%) Developer
2 37 (18.32%) Architect
3 34 (16.83%) SharePoint Developer
4 21 (10.40%) Analyst
5 20 (9.90%) Administrator
6 19 (9.41%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 18 (8.91%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.43%) SharePoint Administrator
9 14 (6.93%) Consultant
10 9 (4.46%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.96%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Project Planner
11 8 (3.96%) SharePoint Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.47%) Office 365 Architect
12 7 (3.47%) Software Developer
13 6 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (2.97%) Cloud Architect
13 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.97%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.30%) .NET
2 23 (11.39%) ASP.NET
2 23 (11.39%) HTML
3 20 (9.90%) CSS
4 19 (9.41%) jQuery
5 15 (7.43%) Web Services
5 15 (7.43%) XML
6 10 (4.95%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.95%) REST
7 9 (4.46%) SOAP
7 9 (4.46%) WCF
8 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.97%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (2.97%) XSLT
10 5 (2.48%) Ajax
10 5 (2.48%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.48%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.48%) LINQ
10 5 (2.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.96%) e-Learning
5 6 (2.97%) PKI
6 4 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.49%) Clustering
7 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.49%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.49%) PMI
7 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.50%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.50%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.38%) Windows
2 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
2 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.99%) Unix
5 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Linux
6 1 (0.50%) VMS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.86%) Migration
3 27 (13.37%) CRM
4 20 (9.90%) Business Development
4 20 (9.90%) MVC
5 17 (8.42%) Project Management
6 16 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.45%) Web Development
10 10 (4.95%) Change Management
10 10 (4.95%) Time Management
11 9 (4.46%) Identity Management
11 9 (4.46%) Regression Testing
12 8 (3.96%) ETL
12 8 (3.96%) ITIL
12 8 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.33%) C#
2 32 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 29 (14.36%) SQL
4 8 (3.96%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.98%) C
7 3 (1.49%) Java
7 3 (1.49%) XAML
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
8 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.48%) MCITP
5 4 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.98%) Degree
5 4 (1.98%) ISEB
6 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.99%) MCSA
7 2 (0.99%) MCSE
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.49%) COSO
3 3 (1.49%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) P3O
System Software
1 31 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (2.97%) Nagios
1 6 (2.97%) SCOM
2 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 115 (56.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.97%) SolarWinds
3 5 (2.48%) Canon
4 4 (1.98%) Citrix
4 4 (1.98%) VMware
5 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.99%) Ektron
6 2 (0.99%) EMC
6 2 (0.99%) HP
6 2 (0.99%) IBM
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle
6 2 (0.99%) Polycom
6 2 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco
7 1 (0.50%) Dell
7 1 (0.50%) Intel
7 1 (0.50%) NetApp
7 1 (0.50%) Veritas
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