Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 November 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 62 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.01% 2.04% 2.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.04% 8.29% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Shropshire median daily rate £550 £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +14.78% +15.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Shropshire median hourly rate - £21.47 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.35% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £21.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year +51.41% -14.14% +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 Shropshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 99 193 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 25.06% 24.59% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 87 25
Shropshire median daily rate £515 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.05% +10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £400 £323 £266
90th Percentile £625 £543 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Shropshire median hourly rate - £21.47 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.35% +16.56%
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Shropshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Shropshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Shropshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Telford +4 4 £550 +83.33% 2
SharePoint
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Content Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Content Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft