Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 46 45
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 157 200 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.31% 3.76% 3.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.57% 25.13% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 128 151
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £161 £211 £300
90th Percentile £522 £488 £700
England median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.91 £24.23 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -3.07% +48.37%
10th Percentile £21.88 £21.46 £14.95
90th Percentile £44.09 £38.25 £27.26
England median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -24.00% - +26.58%

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 666 796 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.04% 14.96% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 408 468
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £206 £213 £236
90th Percentile £581 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% +9.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.12 £10.78
90th Percentile £30.50 £30.60 £34.13
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Birmingham -16 55 £400 - 16
Coventry +6 42 £328 -13.82% 4
Warwickshire -9 14 £363 +23.93% 5
Staffordshire +1 10 £388 -13.89% 2
Solihull +6 4 £408 +16.43% 5
Herefordshire +7 2 £160 -73.33%
Worcestershire 0 2 £260 -35.00% 1
Wolverhampton -2 1 £185 -58.93% 1
Shropshire -13 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
2 56 (35.67%) Office 365
3 47 (29.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (24.84%) Active Directory
5 34 (21.66%) SQL Server
6 31 (19.75%) Migration
7 28 (17.83%) Windows
7 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
8 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
9 22 (14.01%) .NET
10 20 (12.74%) SQL
10 20 (12.74%) CRM
10 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (12.10%) OneDrive
12 18 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
13 17 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (10.83%) C#
13 17 (10.83%) ITIL
13 17 (10.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (10.83%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (10.19%) MS Exchange
15 15 (9.55%) Windows Server
16 13 (8.28%) MCSE
16 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
16 13 (8.28%) JavaScript
16 13 (8.28%) Finance
16 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (7.64%) McAfee

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 17 (10.83%) SharePoint 2010
1 17 (10.83%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (10.19%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.37%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.46%) IIS
5 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.18%) Confluence
7 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.27%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.64%) Apache
9 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.64%) Q-Pulse
3 1 (0.64%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 56 (35.67%) Office 365
2 47 (29.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (12.10%) OneDrive
4 11 (7.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.73%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.55%) IaaS
6 4 (2.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) SAN
2 6 (3.82%) DNS
3 4 (2.55%) DHCP
3 4 (2.55%) Intranet
4 3 (1.91%) Firewall
4 3 (1.91%) Internet
4 3 (1.91%) Skype
4 3 (1.91%) VPN
5 2 (1.27%) LAN
5 2 (1.27%) SSL
5 2 (1.27%) TACACS
5 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.27%) VLAN
5 2 (1.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.37%) Power BI
4 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) GIS
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.64%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.64%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.64%) MySQL
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.82%) JIRA
3 5 (3.18%) Subversion
4 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (8.28%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Advertising
3 3 (1.91%) Back Office
3 3 (1.91%) Retail
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (19.11%) Developer
2 18 (11.46%) Analyst
3 17 (10.83%) Consultant
4 14 (8.92%) Administrator
5 13 (8.28%) Architect
6 12 (7.64%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Coordinator
7 8 (5.10%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (5.10%) SharePoint Administrator
7 8 (5.10%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.46%) Azure Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) CRM Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.01%) .NET
2 10 (6.37%) .NET Framework
3 9 (5.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.46%) CSS
4 7 (4.46%) HTML
5 5 (3.18%) JSON
6 3 (1.91%) jQuery
6 3 (1.91%) XML
7 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.27%) COM
7 2 (1.27%) Node.js
7 2 (1.27%) OpenLayers
7 2 (1.27%) REST
7 2 (1.27%) RESTful
7 2 (1.27%) WCF
7 2 (1.27%) Web Services
8 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (0.64%) SOAP
8 1 (0.64%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 1 (0.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) User Experience
3 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.91%) Clustering
4 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
5 2 (1.27%) PKI
5 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.64%) CESG
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.83%) Windows
2 15 (9.55%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.01%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.46%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.91%) Linux
9 2 (1.27%) Android
9 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.64%) Solaris
10 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.75%) Migration
2 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.74%) CRM
4 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (10.83%) ITIL
4 17 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.01%) Data Migration
5 11 (7.01%) Scrum
6 9 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (5.73%) ETL
7 8 (5.10%) Data Management
8 7 (4.46%) Project Management
8 7 (4.46%) Workflow
9 6 (3.82%) Change Management
9 6 (3.82%) Information Architecture
10 5 (3.18%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.18%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.18%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.18%) Waterfall
11 4 (2.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
2 20 (12.74%) SQL
3 17 (10.83%) C#
4 13 (8.28%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.18%) VBA
6 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.27%) XAML
7 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.28%) MCSE
3 9 (5.73%) MCSA
4 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.82%) MCTS
6 5 (3.18%) Degree
7 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.27%) CCNA
7 2 (1.27%) CCNP
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.27%) MCITP
7 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) PMO
2 5 (3.18%) SLA
3 4 (2.55%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) GDPR
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (24.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.82%) BitLocker
2 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.27%) KVM
6 2 (1.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.64%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.10%) Backup Exec
1 8 (5.10%) SCCM
2 7 (4.46%) WSUS
3 4 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco LMS
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.27%) SCOM
5 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.64%) Netcool
6 1 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.64%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.64%) McAfee
3 11 (7.01%) Citrix
3 11 (7.01%) VMware
4 8 (5.10%) Tableau
5 7 (4.46%) HP
6 6 (3.82%) Apple
7 5 (3.18%) Remedy
7 5 (3.18%) Symantec
8 4 (2.55%) Capita
8 4 (2.55%) Cisco
9 3 (1.91%) Northgate
10 2 (1.27%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.27%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.27%) BMC
10 2 (1.27%) Epicor
10 2 (1.27%) NetApp
10 2 (1.27%) Veeam
10 2 (1.27%) Veritas
11 1 (0.64%) Xamarin