The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 30 April 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 130 126
Rank change year-on-year +28 -4  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.17% 0.075%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.59% 0.98% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £321 £350
% change year-on-year +2.80% -8.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

SharePoint Server 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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 309 511 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.57% 17.67% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 273 320
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -30.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £13.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the West Midlands

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the West Midlands

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in the West Midlands

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the West Midlands

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Shropshire - 3 £330 -
Staffordshire - 3 £400 -
SharePoint Server
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Information Exploitation
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
6 1 (12.50%) Information Management
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

SharePoint Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Exploitation
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft