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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
England / West Midlands
Rank 41 55 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 85 82 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.76% 3.04% 5.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.05% 16.11% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 64
Median daily rate £363 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.37% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 - £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 - £31.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.83%  

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 303 509 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.39% 18.89% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 260 268
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 24
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.20 £27.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Birmingham +15 31 £395 -10.22% 9
Warwickshire -7 12 £330 -17.50% 2
Solihull +14 10 £350 -
Coventry -12 9 £310 -23.69% 7
Shropshire +31 5 £340 +51.11% 1
Staffordshire +6 4 £425 -
Herefordshire -12 2 £650 +48.57% 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 82 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 49 (26.34%) Office 365
3 47 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (16.67%) Finance
5 31 (16.67%) MS Office
6 30 (16.13%) MS Excel
7 28 (15.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (14.52%) .NET
9 25 (13.44%) PMO
10 24 (12.90%) Windows
10 24 (12.90%) Migration
11 23 (12.37%) MS Project
12 22 (11.83%) Active Directory
12 22 (11.83%) Security Cleared
13 21 (11.29%) JavaScript
14 18 (9.68%) SQL Server
14 18 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
15 17 (9.14%) CSS
15 17 (9.14%) C#
15 17 (9.14%) HTML
15 17 (9.14%) MS Visio
15 17 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (8.60%) CRM
16 16 (8.60%) SQL
16 16 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
17 15 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
17 15 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (7.53%) Business Development
18 14 (7.53%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
Top Related 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 28 (15.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 15 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (7.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (4.84%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.08%) WordPress
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) Papyrus
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (16.67%) MS Office
2 30 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 23 (12.37%) MS Project
4 17 (9.14%) MS Visio
5 16 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.08%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.08%) Workfront
4 1 (0.54%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.34%) Office 365
2 47 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.38%) OneDrive
4 7 (3.76%) SaaS
5 6 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.23%) Yammer
6 2 (1.08%) G Suite
7 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) DNS
1 10 (5.38%) Intranet
2 9 (4.84%) DHCP
2 9 (4.84%) Skype
3 7 (3.76%) Kerberos
3 7 (3.76%) LDAP
4 6 (3.23%) PBX
4 6 (3.23%) Unified Communications
4 6 (3.23%) VoIP
5 2 (1.08%) Internet
5 2 (1.08%) LAN
5 2 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.61%) Power BI
3 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.54%) MS Access
5 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.54%) QlikView
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (6.99%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) MorphX
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.45%) Advertising
4 8 (4.30%) Publishing
4 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.61%) Local Government
6 3 (1.61%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (22.04%) Developer
2 39 (20.97%) Architect
3 31 (16.67%) Administrator
4 27 (14.52%) SharePoint Developer
5 21 (11.29%) Analyst
5 21 (11.29%) SharePoint Administrator
6 15 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (6.99%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.38%) Consultant
9 9 (4.84%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (4.30%) Coordinator
10 8 (4.30%) Project Administrator
10 8 (4.30%) Project Planner
11 7 (3.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.76%) Office 365 Architect
11 7 (3.76%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (3.76%) SharePoint Architect
12 6 (3.23%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.52%) .NET
2 17 (9.14%) CSS
2 17 (9.14%) HTML
3 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.91%) jQuery
5 7 (3.76%) Web Services
6 6 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.23%) REST
7 4 (2.15%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.15%) Ajax
7 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.61%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.61%) Classic ASP
8 3 (1.61%) COM
8 3 (1.61%) HTML5
8 3 (1.61%) Marionette.js
8 3 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (1.61%) SOAP
9 2 (1.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.23%) PKI
6 4 (2.15%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) Clustering
8 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.90%) Windows
2 10 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.61%) Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Unix
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.90%) Migration
3 17 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (8.60%) CRM
5 14 (7.53%) Business Development
6 12 (6.45%) MVC
6 12 (6.45%) Project Management
7 11 (5.91%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (5.38%) Time Management
9 9 (4.84%) Project Planning
10 8 (4.30%) Business Analysis
10 8 (4.30%) Identity Management
10 8 (4.30%) Information Exploitation
10 8 (4.30%) Information Management
11 7 (3.76%) Change Management
11 7 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (3.76%) Process Improvement
11 7 (3.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (9.14%) C#
3 16 (8.60%) SQL
4 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.08%) C
6 2 (1.08%) Java
6 2 (1.08%) VB
6 2 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.76%) Degree
5 5 (2.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.15%) MCITP
7 3 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.54%) MCPD
8 1 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.44%) PMO
2 4 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.61%) COSO
3 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.61%) P3O
3 3 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (3.23%) Nagios
1 6 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.23%) SolarWinds
3 4 (2.15%) SAP
4 3 (1.61%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.61%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) Casewise
5 2 (1.08%) Citrix
5 2 (1.08%) Google
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.08%) Remedy
6 1 (0.54%) Capita
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco
6 1 (0.54%) Dell
6 1 (0.54%) EMC
6 1 (0.54%) HP
6 1 (0.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Intel
6 1 (0.54%) Kronos
6 1 (0.54%) NetApp
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