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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.61% 2.81% 5.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 88.24% 45.45% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 8
Median daily rate £255 £344 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.96% -5.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £419 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -4.65%  

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 11 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 14.29% 6.18% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 13
Median daily rate £264 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £423 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 11 £255 -41.82% 2
Lichfield - 1 £400 - 1
SharePoint
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (73.68%) Office 365
1 14 (73.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (57.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (52.63%) Power BI
3 10 (52.63%) Migration
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Dashboard Development
4 9 (47.37%) Information Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) Publishing
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (15.79%) HOOD
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Firewall
8 2 (10.53%) SAN
8 2 (10.53%) Information Management
8 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
8 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.53%) Information Exploitation
9 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (73.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (57.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Power BI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Administrator
1 14 (73.68%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Reporting Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) Dashboard Development
2 9 (47.37%) Information Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) HOOD
5 2 (10.53%) Information Exploitation
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp