Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 July 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 51 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 222 313 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.88% 3.26% 3.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.62% 19.49% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 208 158
Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £205 £243 £263
90th Percentile £488 £500 £479
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Midlands median hourly rate £34.50 £25.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.98% +22.62% +50.00%
10th Percentile £17.35 £15.18 £10.60
90th Percentile £40.38 £36.13 £35.53
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +12.50%

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1192 1606 1480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 15.45% 16.72% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 985 837
Midlands median daily rate £398 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £243 £219
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £448 £425 £393
% change year-on-year +5.29% +8.28% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 80
Midlands median hourly rate £20.75 £14.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.68% -10.61% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.68 £11.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £22.95 £33.90
England median hourly rate £19.99 £20.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year -0.08% +2.68% +11.30%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in the Midlands

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +11 143 £350 -6.67% 24
East Midlands -30 73 £356 -10.94% 10
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 101 (45.50%) Microsoft
2 59 (26.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 52 (23.42%) Office 365
4 47 (21.17%) .NET
5 46 (20.72%) Migration
6 40 (18.02%) SQL
7 36 (16.22%) SQL Server
7 36 (16.22%) Finance
7 36 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (15.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (15.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (14.41%) Active Directory
10 32 (14.41%) C#
11 30 (13.51%) PowerShell
12 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
13 27 (12.16%) Windows
13 27 (12.16%) HTML
13 27 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
14 25 (11.26%) JavaScript
14 25 (11.26%) CSS
15 24 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (9.46%) Microsoft Project
16 21 (9.46%) ASP.NET
16 21 (9.46%) Security Cleared
17 19 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (8.11%) Power BI
19 17 (7.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 17 (7.66%) MVC
20 16 (7.21%) Intranet
20 16 (7.21%) Degree

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 59 (26.58%) SharePoint 2013
2 34 (15.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (6.31%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.15%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.35%) CMS
9 3 (1.35%) Confluence
10 2 (0.90%) Documentum
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.90%) SAS
10 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.45%) Apache
11 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (9.46%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (7.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (5.41%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.25%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.45%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.42%) Office 365
2 35 (15.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.60%) SaaS
4 7 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.90%) G Suite
7 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.90%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) Intranet
2 7 (3.15%) Firewall
2 7 (3.15%) VPN
3 6 (2.70%) Internet
4 5 (2.25%) SAN
5 4 (1.80%) WAN
6 3 (1.35%) LAN
6 3 (1.35%) Skype
6 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.45%) LDAP
8 1 (0.45%) MPLS
8 1 (0.45%) NAS
8 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.45%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (8.11%) Power BI
4 13 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.25%) PowerPivot
11 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.90%) Big Data
13 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (0.90%) MS Access
13 2 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.31%) JIRA
2 11 (4.95%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.35%) Selenium
4 3 (1.35%) Subversion
5 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.45%) MorphX
6 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (16.22%) Finance
2 11 (4.95%) Advertising
3 8 (3.60%) Automotive
4 7 (3.15%) Banking
4 7 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.15%) Marketing
4 7 (3.15%) Publishing
5 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Legal
6 3 (1.35%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (25.23%) Developer
2 36 (16.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 35 (15.77%) Analyst
4 32 (14.41%) Administrator
5 29 (13.06%) SharePoint Administrator
6 21 (9.46%) Architect
7 15 (6.76%) Consultant
8 9 (4.05%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.05%) SharePoint Architect
8 9 (4.05%) SharePoint Consultant
8 9 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.15%) Coordinator
10 7 (3.15%) Office 365 Administrator
10 7 (3.15%) Project Coordinator
10 7 (3.15%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.15%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.17%) .NET
2 27 (12.16%) HTML
3 25 (11.26%) CSS
4 21 (9.46%) ASP.NET
5 16 (7.21%) jQuery
6 14 (6.31%) Ajax
7 13 (5.86%) Classic ASP
8 12 (5.41%) Web Services
9 8 (3.60%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (3.15%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.70%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.25%) HTML5
12 5 (2.25%) XML
13 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.35%) COM
13 3 (1.35%) JSON
13 3 (1.35%) WCF
14 2 (0.90%) Ember.js
14 2 (0.90%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.15%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.25%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.25%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.35%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.90%) Blog
6 2 (0.90%) Clustering
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.16%) Windows
2 12 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.50%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.60%) Windows 8
4 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.15%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.35%) Android
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.90%) Unix
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) HPUX
8 1 (0.45%) Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) SUSE
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.72%) Migration
2 36 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (7.66%) MVC
4 15 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (6.76%) Information Architecture
4 15 (6.76%) ITIL
4 15 (6.76%) Scrum
5 14 (6.31%) Dashboard Development
6 13 (5.86%) CRM
7 12 (5.41%) Document Management
8 10 (4.50%) Metadata Management
8 10 (4.50%) Project Management
8 10 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (4.50%) Workflow
9 9 (4.05%) Business Analysis
9 9 (4.05%) Change Management
10 8 (3.60%) Content Management
10 8 (3.60%) Data Migration
10 8 (3.60%) ETL
11 7 (3.15%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.02%) SQL
2 32 (14.41%) C#
3 30 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 25 (11.26%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.05%) VBA
6 9 (4.05%) VBScript
7 8 (3.60%) VB
8 5 (2.25%) VB6
9 2 (0.90%) Java
10 1 (0.45%) C
10 1 (0.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.21%) Degree
4 12 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.80%) CCA
6 4 (1.80%) MCSE
7 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.35%) ISEB
7 3 (1.35%) MCSD
7 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.90%) CCNA
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.90%) OCP
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) PMO
2 3 (1.35%) COBIT
2 3 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) P3O
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (14.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.05%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.35%) XenApp
6 2 (0.90%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) SCCM
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.45%) OpenView
3 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 101 (45.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.86%) VMware
3 12 (5.41%) HP
4 11 (4.95%) Citrix
5 8 (3.60%) SAP
6 7 (3.15%) Lotus
7 6 (2.70%) Tableau
8 5 (2.25%) IBM
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle
9 4 (1.80%) Capita
9 4 (1.80%) Cisco
10 3 (1.35%) Cognos
11 2 (0.90%) AppSense
11 2 (0.90%) Ariba
11 2 (0.90%) Casewise
11 2 (0.90%) CollabNet
11 2 (0.90%) Google
11 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.90%) WatchGuard
11 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
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