Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 33 44
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 54 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.36% 5.26% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.68% 31.88% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 36
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £147 £219 £303
90th Percentile £488 £557 £563
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.91 £24.23 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.28% -3.07% +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 228 229 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.17% 16.49% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 128
Birmingham median daily rate £428 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £176 £225 £198
90th Percentile £603 £569 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +23.08%
10th Percentile £12.58 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £22.33 £66.25 £19.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% +9.38%

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 February 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 February 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 33 (61.11%) Office 365
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (24.07%) Windows
4 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
5 12 (22.22%) OneDrive
5 12 (22.22%) ITIL
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 9 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (16.67%) SCCM
8 9 (16.67%) MCSE
9 8 (14.81%) Citrix
9 8 (14.81%) McAfee
9 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
10 7 (12.96%) BitLocker
10 7 (12.96%) Apple
10 7 (12.96%) MCSA
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (11.11%) Migration
12 5 (9.26%) Advertising
12 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.26%) Scrum
12 5 (9.26%) JIRA

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 10 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Confluence
4 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.70%) GeoServer
5 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.85%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 33 (61.11%) Office 365
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (22.22%) OneDrive
4 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.85%) IaaS
6 1 (1.85%) PaaS
6 1 (1.85%) SaaS
6 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Skype
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) SMS
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) GIS
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Advertising
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.11%) Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Scrum Master
5 5 (9.26%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Azure Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Data Integration Manager
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) COM
4 2 (3.70%) OpenLayers
5 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.85%) React
5 1 (1.85%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Scrum
4 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.56%) Document Management
6 3 (5.56%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.56%) Time Management
6 3 (5.56%) WFM
6 3 (5.56%) Workforce Management Optimization
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Information Security
7 2 (3.70%) Information Security Management
7 2 (3.70%) ITSM
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (12.96%) MCSA
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) MCPD
6 1 (1.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Citrix
2 8 (14.81%) McAfee
3 7 (12.96%) Apple
4 5 (9.26%) Remedy
5 2 (3.70%) BMC
5 2 (3.70%) Epicor
6 1 (1.85%) Capita
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Xamarin