Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SharePoint
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 33 43
Rank change year-on-year -42 +10 -16
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 28 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.84% 4.70% 3.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.21% 33.73% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 33
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £146 £213 £270
90th Percentile £486 £488 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £353 £400
% change year-on-year -3.55% -11.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £21.47 £21.50
% change year-on-year +28.12% -0.16% +30.30%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 212 169 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.91% 13.94% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 100 123
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +8.97% +0.69%
10th Percentile £239 £213 £205
90th Percentile £606 £488 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.75 £16.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.97% +17.54% +9.62%
10th Percentile £13.03 £12.18 £10.37
90th Percentile £22.55 £20.73 £18.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.75 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -15.48% +31.25% +0.95%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Birmingham

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Birmingham

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Birmingham

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 14 (50.00%) Office 365
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) SCCM
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) McAfee
6 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 5 (17.86%) Apple
6 5 (17.86%) Advertising
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (17.86%) OneDrive
6 5 (17.86%) BitLocker
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) JIRA
8 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
8 3 (10.71%) Confluence
8 3 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (10.71%) Migration
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) CRM
8 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server

SharePoint
Co-occurring 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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) OneDrive
3 2 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
1 4 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 3 (10.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Rollout Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.57%) React
2 1 (3.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) McAfee
3 5 (17.86%) Apple
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Capita
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin