Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 68 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.50% 4.22% 3.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.31% 19.53% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 24
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £276
90th Percentile £488 £578 £586
West Midlands median daily rate £389 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.67% -6.25% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £37.85 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.17% +51.40% +42.86%

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 249 338 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.47% 21.60% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 213 135
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £280 £228 £213
90th Percentile £500 £540 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.13% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.35% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.53 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.03 £40.00 £18.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% -

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 October 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 21 October 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 34 (50.00%) Office 365
2 32 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.12%) Finance
5 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
5 13 (19.12%) SQL
5 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (19.12%) ITIL
5 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
6 12 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.65%) MCSE
7 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (16.18%) Windows
8 10 (14.71%) OneDrive
9 9 (13.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (11.76%) Remedy
10 8 (11.76%) CRM
10 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
11 7 (10.29%) JIRA
11 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (10.29%) Scrum
11 7 (10.29%) MCSA
11 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.29%) .NET
11 7 (10.29%) Project Management

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 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
1 12 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.94%) GeoServer
3 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (7.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (50.00%) Office 365
2 32 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.71%) OneDrive
4 9 (13.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.41%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.47%) PaaS
6 1 (1.47%) SaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) LAN
2 2 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) GIS
5 2 (2.94%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Law
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) SharePoint Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Office 365 Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Office 365 Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Security Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) CSS
3 5 (7.35%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.94%) HTML5
5 2 (2.94%) OpenLayers
6 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) ITIL
3 8 (11.76%) CRM
3 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
4 7 (10.29%) Scrum
5 6 (8.82%) Document Management
5 6 (8.82%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Defect Management
6 5 (7.35%) ITSM
6 5 (7.35%) Resource Allocation
6 5 (7.35%) Service Management
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.88%) ETL
7 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.41%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.41%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) C#
2 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.65%) MCSE
3 7 (10.29%) MCSA
4 3 (4.41%) APMP
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.47%) MCPD
6 1 (1.47%) MCSD
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) COBIT
3 2 (2.94%) PMO
3 2 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Remedy
3 5 (7.35%) BMC
4 4 (5.88%) Tableau
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) CollabNet
6 2 (2.94%) Epicor
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (1.47%) Teradata
7 1 (1.47%) VMware