Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 66 74 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.21% 4.93% 3.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.16% 22.91% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 32
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £178 £249 £269
90th Percentile £488 £573 £571
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £21.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year +51.41% -14.14% +48.37%

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 243 323 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.50% 21.50% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 190 134
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +24.09% -2.14%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £211
90th Percentile £500 £563 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -16.13% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.53 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.03 £40.00 £19.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 38 (57.58%) Office 365
2 30 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 16 (24.24%) ITIL
5 15 (22.73%) Windows
6 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
7 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 12 (18.18%) MCSE
8 12 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (18.18%) OneDrive
9 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 10 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (13.64%) Finance
11 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
12 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.12%) Remedy
13 7 (10.61%) Project Management
13 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.61%) MCSA
13 7 (10.61%) .NET
13 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (9.09%) Document Management
14 6 (9.09%) Migration

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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 12 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 2 (3.03%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (57.58%) Office 365
2 30 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (18.18%) OneDrive
4 10 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) LAN
1 3 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
5 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) GIS
5 2 (3.03%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.03%) Selenium
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Law
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Consultant
2 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (13.64%) SharePoint Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Office 365 Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Security Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.03%) COM
5 2 (3.03%) HTML5
5 2 (3.03%) OpenLayers
6 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 6 (9.09%) Document Management
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) CRM
6 5 (7.58%) ITSM
6 5 (7.58%) Resource Allocation
6 5 (7.58%) Scrum
6 5 (7.58%) Service Management
6 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.06%) ETL
8 3 (4.55%) Information Security
8 3 (4.55%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.55%) Line Management
8 3 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 6 (9.09%) C#
3 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (18.18%) MCSE
3 7 (10.61%) MCSA
4 3 (4.55%) APMP
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.52%) MCPD
6 1 (1.52%) MCSD
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) COBIT
3 2 (3.03%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.52%) GDPR
4 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Remedy
3 6 (9.09%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) Apple
4 5 (7.58%) BMC
4 5 (7.58%) McAfee
5 4 (6.06%) Tableau
6 2 (3.03%) CollabNet
6 2 (3.03%) Epicor
6 2 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Teradata
7 1 (1.52%) VMware