Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 66 50
Rank change year-on-year +41 -16 -17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 66 23 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.24% 1.77% 3.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 37.29% 17.69% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 35
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £170 £225 £147
90th Percentile £700 £469 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £431 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +10.08% +4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -27.27% +13.48%

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 177 130 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.73% 10.02% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 81 148
Birmingham median daily rate £469 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -9.86% +4.41%
10th Percentile £256 £190 £177
90th Percentile £669 £525 £602
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.48% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -5.13% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.56 £10.25 £13.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.75 £22.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -25.00% -1.23%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020, 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 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
1 43 (65.15%) Office 365
2 26 (39.39%) Azure
3 20 (30.30%) Power Platform
4 19 (28.79%) PowerApps
5 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (19.70%) Finance
7 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.67%) Migration
8 11 (16.67%) CRM
8 11 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (15.15%) OneDrive
9 10 (15.15%) Windows
9 10 (15.15%) .NET
10 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 9 (13.64%) Web Services
10 9 (13.64%) XML
10 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.64%) REST
11 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.12%) Extranet
11 8 (12.12%) Project Delivery
11 8 (12.12%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
12 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (10.61%) SOA
12 7 (10.61%) Nintex
12 7 (10.61%) Windows 10

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 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 43 (65.15%) Office 365
2 26 (39.39%) Azure
3 20 (30.30%) Power Platform
4 19 (28.79%) PowerApps
5 10 (15.15%) OneDrive
6 8 (12.12%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (9.09%) ShareGate
8 5 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (4.55%) G Suite
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Flow
10 2 (3.03%) Azure Functions
10 2 (3.03%) IaaS
10 2 (3.03%) Mimecast
10 2 (3.03%) PaaS
10 2 (3.03%) Serverless
10 2 (3.03%) Yammer
11 1 (1.52%) AWS
11 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Extranet
2 4 (6.06%) Intranet
2 4 (6.06%) Skype
3 3 (4.55%) VPN
3 3 (4.55%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Power BI
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) MS Access
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.52%) Hudson
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Legal
4 3 (4.55%) German Language
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Developer
2 8 (12.12%) Administrator
2 8 (12.12%) SharePoint Support
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.61%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (9.09%) SharePoint Specialist
5 5 (7.58%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Data Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Office 365 Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Project Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 9 (13.64%) REST
2 9 (13.64%) Web Services
2 9 (13.64%) XML
3 7 (10.61%) JSON
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
4 6 (9.09%) jQuery
5 5 (7.58%) EDI
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 5 (7.58%) HTML5
5 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Learning Management System
2 3 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Tandem
3 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.67%) CRM
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Project Delivery
5 7 (10.61%) SOA
6 6 (9.09%) Microservices
6 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) Due Diligence
7 5 (7.58%) Operational Stability
8 4 (6.06%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (6.06%) Information Management
8 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.55%) Change Management
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.09%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) HND
4 1 (1.52%) IIBA
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCPD
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Nintex
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (3.03%) Apple
5 2 (3.03%) Darktrace
5 2 (3.03%) DocuSign
5 2 (3.03%) F5
5 2 (3.03%) Juniper
5 2 (3.03%) Meraki
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Polycom
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Splunk
5 2 (3.03%) Zscaler
6 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow