Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 26 September 2020 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 45 93
Rank change year-on-year +19 +48 -41
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 74 167 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.07% 4.05% 2.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.33% 26.81% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 107 69
Median daily rate £445 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% +8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £258 £135 £127
90th Percentile £548 £570 £506
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 11
Median hourly rate - £43.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +116.00% -38.46%
England median hourly rate £28.00 £21.77 £24.00
% change year-on-year +28.60% -9.28% +17.45%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 222 623 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.21% 15.11% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 392 479
Median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £285 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £570 £570
England median daily rate £475 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +2.70% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 42
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +25.00% -11.11%
Median hourly rate £25.02 £20.86 £21.50
% change year-on-year +19.98% -3.00% +5.04%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. 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
Herefordshire +5 27 £513 -2.38% 1
Birmingham +6 19 £290 -27.50% 14
Warwickshire +7 6 £375 -9.09%
Coventry +25 4 £525 +68.00% 2
Staffordshire +14 4 £275 -50.00% 1
Solihull +9 4 £475 +18.75% 2
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 43 (58.11%) Security Cleared
2 30 (40.54%) DV Cleared
3 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 27 (36.49%) Migration
5 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
8 19 (25.68%) User Stories
8 19 (25.68%) C#
8 19 (25.68%) .NET
9 17 (22.97%) Office 365
10 16 (21.62%) CSS
11 15 (20.27%) HTML
11 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
11 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
12 14 (18.92%) jQuery
12 14 (18.92%) Public Sector
12 14 (18.92%) Business Analysis
12 14 (18.92%) InfoPath
13 13 (17.57%) SQL
13 13 (17.57%) VBScript
13 13 (17.57%) XML
13 13 (17.57%) Project Management
13 13 (17.57%) Power Platform
14 12 (16.22%) OneDrive
15 11 (14.86%) Azure
15 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
16 9 (12.16%) Power BI
16 9 (12.16%) Yammer
16 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis

SharePoint
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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) InfoPath
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.35%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Office 365
2 13 (17.57%) Power Platform
3 12 (16.22%) OneDrive
4 11 (14.86%) Azure
5 9 (12.16%) Yammer
6 7 (9.46%) PowerApps
7 4 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (5.41%) Power Automate
8 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.70%) AWS
9 2 (2.70%) SaaS
9 2 (2.70%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Skype
2 2 (2.70%) DHCP
2 2 (2.70%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Power BI
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (18.92%) Public Sector
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Military
4 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 3 (4.05%) Law
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Business Analyst
2 21 (28.38%) Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) SharePoint Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) Developer
5 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.81%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) SharePoint Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) SharePoint Support
8 5 (6.76%) Administrator
8 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Office 365 Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Office 365 Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Project Manager
10 3 (4.05%) CRM Developer
10 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
10 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) CSS
3 15 (20.27%) HTML
4 14 (18.92%) jQuery
5 13 (17.57%) XML
6 3 (4.05%) OAuth
6 3 (4.05%) OpenID
6 3 (4.05%) React
6 3 (4.05%) SAML
7 2 (2.70%) ADO
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Graph
7 2 (2.70%) Node.js
8 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Migration
2 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) User Stories
4 14 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.57%) Project Management
6 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.46%) Project Delivery
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 7 (9.46%) Use Case
8 7 (9.46%) Workflow
9 6 (8.11%) CRM
9 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement
10 5 (6.76%) DevOps
10 5 (6.76%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (5.41%) Business Case
11 4 (5.41%) Change Management
11 4 (5.41%) Document Management
11 4 (5.41%) Security Auditing
11 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
3 19 (25.68%) C#
4 13 (17.57%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) VBScript
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) Security Cleared
2 30 (40.54%) DV Cleared
3 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.76%) MCSD
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) APMG
7 1 (1.35%) HNC
7 1 (1.35%) HND
7 1 (1.35%) IIBA
7 1 (1.35%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
1 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
1 2 (2.70%) SCOM
1 2 (2.70%) SCSM
1 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.70%) WSUS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) SAP
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.70%) Dell
4 2 (2.70%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.35%) Nintex
5 1 (1.35%) Orchard