Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 55 46
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 226 301 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.90% 3.38% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.83% 23.12% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 207 226
Midlands median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £225
90th Percentile £488 £500 £700
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Midlands median hourly rate £28.91 £21.47 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.66% +19.05% +7.00%
10th Percentile £12.46 £15.68 £12.38
90th Percentile £45.50 £84.46 £28.73
England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -30.91% +16.16% +24.61%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 990 1,302 1,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.69% 14.62% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 743 781
Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £212 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 60
Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.56 £10.76 £10.92
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.80 £31.65
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +8 177 £395 +3.95% 35
East Midlands -30 47 £363 +3.57% 28
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 105 (46.46%) Microsoft
2 74 (32.74%) Office 365
3 61 (26.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (24.78%) SQL Server
5 55 (24.34%) Active Directory
6 50 (22.12%) Windows
7 47 (20.80%) SQL
8 42 (18.58%) Migration
9 37 (16.37%) .NET
9 37 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
10 32 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (14.16%) PowerShell
11 31 (13.72%) Finance
12 30 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (13.27%) C#
12 30 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (11.95%) ITIL
13 27 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (10.18%) MS Exchange
15 23 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (9.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (9.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 22 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
16 22 (9.73%) JavaScript
17 21 (9.29%) CRM
18 20 (8.85%) MCSE
18 20 (8.85%) ETL
18 20 (8.85%) Windows Server
19 19 (8.41%) Skype for Business

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 23 (10.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.73%) SharePoint 2010
2 22 (9.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (8.41%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.98%) IIS
5 7 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.77%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (1.33%) Apache
8 3 (1.33%) Confluence
8 3 (1.33%) Documentum
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.33%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.88%) JBoss
9 2 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.75%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (4.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (7.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.44%) Primavera
4 1 (0.44%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.44%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 74 (32.74%) Office 365
2 61 (26.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.41%) OneDrive
4 12 (5.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.98%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (3.54%) IaaS
6 8 (3.54%) PaaS
7 5 (2.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) SAN
1 12 (5.31%) Skype
2 10 (4.42%) DNS
2 10 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.10%) Intranet
3 7 (3.10%) LAN
4 6 (2.65%) Firewall
4 6 (2.65%) VPN
5 5 (2.21%) WAN
6 4 (1.77%) DHCP
6 4 (1.77%) VoIP
7 3 (1.33%) Internet
7 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.88%) Modbus
8 2 (0.88%) MPLS
8 2 (0.88%) NAS
8 2 (0.88%) SSL
8 2 (0.88%) TACACS
8 2 (0.88%) VLAN
8 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.19%) Power BI
4 13 (5.75%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.54%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.65%) PowerPivot
8 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.77%) GIS
9 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (1.33%) Big Data
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.44%) Easytrieve
12 1 (0.44%) MS Access
12 1 (0.44%) MySQL
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.10%) Subversion
3 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.77%) JIRA
5 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (13.72%) Finance
2 6 (2.65%) Advertising
3 4 (1.77%) Law
3 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.33%) Back Office
4 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.33%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Automotive
5 2 (0.88%) French Language
5 2 (0.88%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.88%) Russian Language
5 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Local Government
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (26.11%) Developer
2 26 (11.50%) Analyst
3 23 (10.18%) Consultant
4 19 (8.41%) Administrator
4 19 (8.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (7.08%) SharePoint Developer
6 15 (6.64%) Architect
7 14 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.19%) SharePoint Consultant
8 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (4.87%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.42%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (4.42%) SharePoint Administrator
11 9 (3.98%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.98%) Business Developer
11 9 (3.98%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Office 365 Consultant
12 8 (3.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.37%) .NET
2 16 (7.08%) CSS
2 16 (7.08%) HTML
3 14 (6.19%) .NET Framework
4 12 (5.31%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.65%) jQuery
6 5 (2.21%) JSON
6 5 (2.21%) XML
7 4 (1.77%) MDX
7 4 (1.77%) RESTful
8 3 (1.33%) Ajax
8 3 (1.33%) Classic ASP
8 3 (1.33%) OpenLayers
8 3 (1.33%) Web Services
9 2 (0.88%) COM
9 2 (0.88%) HTML5
9 2 (0.88%) J2EE
9 2 (0.88%) LDAP
9 2 (0.88%) LINQ
9 2 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.98%) User Experience
4 6 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.21%) Clustering
6 4 (1.77%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.77%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) NHS
7 2 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) CESG
8 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.12%) Windows
2 20 (8.85%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.08%) Windows 7
4 14 (6.19%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.10%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.21%) Android
9 5 (2.21%) Linux
10 3 (1.33%) Solaris
10 3 (1.33%) Unix
11 2 (0.88%) AIX
11 2 (0.88%) HPUX
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.44%) MVS
12 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.58%) Migration
2 32 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.95%) ITIL
4 24 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.29%) CRM
6 20 (8.85%) ETL
7 16 (7.08%) Project Management
8 12 (5.31%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.87%) Data Management
9 11 (4.87%) Document Management
9 11 (4.87%) Workflow
10 10 (4.42%) Complex ETL
10 10 (4.42%) Information Governance
11 9 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.98%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.98%) Scrum
12 7 (3.10%) Change Management
12 7 (3.10%) MVC
12 7 (3.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.80%) SQL
2 32 (14.16%) PowerShell
3 30 (13.27%) C#
4 22 (9.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.98%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.54%) VBA
7 6 (2.65%) VB
8 4 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.88%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.88%) Java
10 2 (0.88%) VB6
10 2 (0.88%) VBScript
10 2 (0.88%) XAML
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) COBOL
11 1 (0.44%) C-shell
11 1 (0.44%) JCL
11 1 (0.44%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.85%) MCSE
3 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.98%) Degree
4 9 (3.98%) MCSA
4 9 (3.98%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.10%) MCTS
6 6 (2.65%) CCNA
6 6 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.33%) APMP
8 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.33%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.33%) MCP
8 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.88%) CCNP
9 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.88%) MCITP
10 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.87%) PMO
2 7 (3.10%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.33%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (24.34%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (2.65%) BitLocker
4 6 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.77%) KVM
7 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.88%) XenServer
9 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.44%) Samba
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.54%) SCCM
3 7 (3.10%) WSUS
4 4 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.33%) SCOM
5 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.88%) OpenView
7 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.44%) Netcool
7 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.44%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 105 (46.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.96%) VMware
3 16 (7.08%) Tableau
4 14 (6.19%) Citrix
5 13 (5.75%) HP
6 12 (5.31%) McAfee
7 8 (3.54%) Cisco
7 8 (3.54%) Oracle
7 8 (3.54%) Remedy
8 7 (3.10%) Capita
9 6 (2.65%) Apple
9 6 (2.65%) SAP
9 6 (2.65%) Symantec
10 5 (2.21%) BMC
11 4 (1.77%) Veritas
12 3 (1.33%) Cognos
12 3 (1.33%) IBM
12 3 (1.33%) Northgate
13 2 (0.88%) PlateSpin
13 2 (0.88%) Veeam