The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 25 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.92% 0.65% 5.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.53% 12.50% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £23.75 £25.70
% change year-on-year +14.73% -7.58%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17 8 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.41% 5.16% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 17
Median daily rate £375 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £208 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Staffordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Staffordshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Staffordshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 2 £413 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £425 -
SharePoint
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Publishing
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (50.00%) Information Exploitation
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) C
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Power BI
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Exploitation
1 4 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix