Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 70 44
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26 +17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 53 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.78% 2.14% 3.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.49% 15.94% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 26
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £259 £213
90th Percentile £570 £488 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £350 £344
% change year-on-year +15.71% +1.82% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £15.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.20 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +146.86% -46.15% -10.96%

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 186 207 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.28% 13.43% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 132 141
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £276 £263
90th Percentile £550 £574 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £15.50 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +9.04% +23.61%
10th Percentile £10.85 £14.30 £10.75
90th Percentile £20.00 £22.75 £17.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +36.00%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019, 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 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) Office 365
3 12 (22.64%) Finance
4 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.09%) Windows
7 7 (13.21%) Use Case
7 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.21%) Power Platform
8 6 (11.32%) Power BI
8 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (11.32%) OneDrive
8 6 (11.32%) Test Management
8 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
8 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
8 6 (11.32%) OpenText
8 6 (11.32%) VMware
8 6 (11.32%) Document Management
8 6 (11.32%) Kofax
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) Firewall
9 5 (9.43%) ETL
9 5 (9.43%) SQL
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) Google
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Analysis

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 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Maximo
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Office 365
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.21%) Power Platform
4 6 (11.32%) OneDrive
5 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (5.66%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.77%) Google Drive
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.89%) G Suite
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) Intranet
2 4 (7.55%) Skype
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) Broadband
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Power BI
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Architect
2 7 (13.21%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) SharePoint Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Tester
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Product Manager
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Power BI Developer
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Support Officer
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
1 2 (3.77%) MDX
2 1 (1.89%) COM+
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) Django
2 1 (1.89%) jQuery
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) Sass
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
3 7 (13.21%) Use Case
3 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) Document Management
4 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
4 6 (11.32%) Test Management
5 5 (9.43%) ETL
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) PMO
2 3 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.66%) NIST
2 3 (5.66%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) Docker
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.66%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Kofax
2 6 (11.32%) OpenText
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.77%) Nintex
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy
6 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow