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 3 months to 27 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 61 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -24  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 57 86 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.76% 2.84% 3.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.75% 16.83% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 46
Median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.25 £36.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.86% +25.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £36.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £36.50 £36.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +28.04% -7.86%  

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 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 362 511 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.51% 16.85% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 328 234
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 27
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £19.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -38.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.85 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £24.00 £37.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

SharePoint
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 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
Staffordshire +12 15 £255 -25.96% 3
Birmingham +3 14 £288 -23.33% 9
Warwickshire +11 10 £569 +51.66% 1
Shropshire +11 5 £150 -47.82% 1
Coventry -8 1 £450 +20.00% 3
Tipton - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £360 -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 59 (41.26%) Microsoft
2 43 (30.07%) Office 365
3 41 (28.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (20.98%) .NET
6 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (17.48%) Migration
8 24 (16.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (14.69%) HTML
9 21 (14.69%) CSS
10 19 (13.29%) JavaScript
11 18 (12.59%) SQL Server
11 18 (12.59%) Active Directory
12 16 (11.19%) C#
13 15 (10.49%) SQL
13 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET
13 15 (10.49%) Finance
14 14 (9.79%) Windows
14 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 14 (9.79%) jQuery
15 13 (9.09%) JIRA
16 12 (8.39%) MVC
16 12 (8.39%) Information Architecture
16 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (8.39%) PMO
17 11 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
17 11 (7.69%) Power BI
17 11 (7.69%) Intranet

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 41 (28.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 24 (16.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (5.59%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.40%) Confluence
5 2 (1.40%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.70%) Papyrus
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.40%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.70%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 43 (30.07%) Office 365
2 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (4.90%) SaaS
4 4 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.40%) G Suite
5 2 (1.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) Intranet
2 6 (4.20%) Internet
3 3 (2.10%) DNS
3 3 (2.10%) SAN
3 3 (2.10%) WAN
4 2 (1.40%) DHCP
4 2 (1.40%) Firewall
4 2 (1.40%) LAN
4 2 (1.40%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.70%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.69%) Power BI
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.09%) JIRA
2 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.70%) MorphX
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (10.49%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Advertising
3 7 (4.90%) Automotive
4 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.80%) Legal
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.80%) Publishing
6 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 3 (2.10%) Retail
7 2 (1.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) Administrator
2 29 (20.28%) Developer
2 29 (20.28%) SharePoint Administrator
3 19 (13.29%) Analyst
3 19 (13.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (12.59%) Architect
5 9 (6.29%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Consultant
7 7 (4.90%) Coordinator
7 7 (4.90%) Project Coordinator
8 6 (4.20%) Office 365 Administrator
8 6 (4.20%) SharePoint Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Project Officer
9 5 (3.50%) Project Support Coordinator
9 5 (3.50%) Project Support Officer
9 5 (3.50%) SharePoint Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Support Officer
9 5 (3.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.98%) .NET
2 21 (14.69%) CSS
2 21 (14.69%) HTML
3 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET
4 14 (9.79%) jQuery
5 9 (6.29%) Web Services
6 8 (5.59%) Ajax
7 7 (4.90%) Classic ASP
7 7 (4.90%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.10%) COM
10 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.40%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.40%) HTML5
10 2 (1.40%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.40%) REST
10 2 (1.40%) SOAP
10 2 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.10%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.40%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Blog
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
5 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.79%) Windows
2 9 (6.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.40%) Linux
5 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Unix
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.48%) Migration
3 12 (8.39%) Information Architecture
3 12 (8.39%) MVC
4 11 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
5 10 (6.99%) Scrum
5 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.59%) Process Improvement
7 7 (4.90%) CRM
7 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.20%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.20%) Defect Management
8 6 (4.20%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.20%) ITIL
8 6 (4.20%) Project Management
9 5 (3.50%) Break/Fix
9 5 (3.50%) Change Management
9 5 (3.50%) Regression Testing
9 5 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (11.19%) C#
3 15 (10.49%) SQL
4 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.10%) VBA
7 2 (1.40%) Java
7 2 (1.40%) VB
7 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) VBScript
8 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Degree
1 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.10%) ISEB
6 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.70%) MCPD
7 1 (0.70%) MCSD
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) PMO
2 3 (2.10%) COSO
3 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.40%) P3O
3 2 (1.40%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (41.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.90%) VMware
3 3 (2.10%) IBM
4 2 (1.40%) Casewise
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco
4 2 (1.40%) Citrix
4 2 (1.40%) Google
4 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.40%) SAP
4 2 (1.40%) WatchGuard
5 1 (0.70%) CollabNet
5 1 (0.70%) Dell
5 1 (0.70%) HP
5 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.70%) Kronos
5 1 (0.70%) Lumension
5 1 (0.70%) NetApp
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle
5 1 (0.70%) Remedy
5 1 (0.70%) Symantec
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