Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 45 49
Rank change year-on-year -43 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 105 151 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.14% 3.49% 3.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.75% 24.39% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 89 122
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £208 £216
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -4.11% +116.62%
10th Percentile £14.50 £20.20 £34.75
90th Percentile £29.22 £40.70 £38.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -

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 712 619 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.51% 14.32% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 354 545
West Midlands median daily rate £404 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £259 £213 £243
90th Percentile £575 £536 £525
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% -5.36%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.50 £10.78
90th Percentile £28.83 £30.60 £26.45
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -3.75% +5.26%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Coventry +3 29 £400 +13.96% 4
Birmingham -38 28 £403 +19.26% 12
Warwickshire -1 23 £400 +21.21% 6
Shropshire -19 9 £250 -24.24% 2
Herefordshire +4 2 £160 -73.33% 1
Worcestershire -8 2 £260 -27.78%
Staffordshire -14 2 £375 +15.38% 2
Solihull -13 1 £325 -7.14% 3
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 52 (49.52%) Office 365
2 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.43%) Migration
3 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (23.81%) OneDrive
5 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.95%) Windows
6 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 18 (17.14%) Finance
8 16 (15.24%) ITIL
8 16 (15.24%) Skype
9 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (13.33%) SCCM
10 13 (12.38%) C#
11 12 (11.43%) .NET
11 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
11 12 (11.43%) Windows 10
12 11 (10.48%) SQL
13 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 10 (9.52%) CRM
13 10 (9.52%) Scrum
13 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
13 10 (9.52%) Skype for Business
13 10 (9.52%) User Experience
13 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (8.57%) Information Architecture
14 9 (8.57%) Project Management
14 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel

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 10 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.81%) Confluence
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) Drupal
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.81%) PTC Creo
3 4 (3.81%) Windchill
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.95%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 52 (49.52%) Office 365
2 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (23.81%) OneDrive
4 7 (6.67%) IaaS
4 7 (6.67%) Yammer
5 6 (5.71%) SaaS
6 4 (3.81%) PaaS
7 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.24%) Skype
2 5 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 4 (3.81%) DNS
3 4 (3.81%) Intranet
4 3 (2.86%) Firewall
4 3 (2.86%) LAN
4 3 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) DHCP
5 2 (1.90%) Internet
5 2 (1.90%) SMS
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) VLAN
5 2 (1.90%) VoIP
5 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.90%) Wireless
6 1 (0.95%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Power BI
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.95%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
1 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.95%) MSTest
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Advertising
2 5 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (3.81%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.90%) Automotive
4 2 (1.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.67%) Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) SharePoint Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Consultant
6 6 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Office 365 Business Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) HTML
3 6 (5.71%) CSS
4 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.81%) Node.js
5 4 (3.81%) XML
6 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.86%) jQuery
6 3 (2.86%) RESTful
6 3 (2.86%) WCF
6 3 (2.86%) Web Services
7 2 (1.90%) Express
7 2 (1.90%) JSON
7 2 (1.90%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.90%) LESS
7 2 (1.90%) React
7 2 (1.90%) Sass
8 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.95%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) User Experience
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) iPad
5 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.95%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Windows 10
3 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Migration
2 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.24%) ITIL
4 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.52%) CRM
5 10 (9.52%) Scrum
6 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.57%) Information Architecture
6 9 (8.57%) Project Management
7 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.62%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.67%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.67%) Use Case
9 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (5.71%) Network Management
10 5 (4.76%) Change Management
10 5 (4.76%) Data Management
10 5 (4.76%) SDLC
11 4 (3.81%) CAD
11 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.38%) C#
3 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
5 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.86%) VBA
6 2 (1.90%) XAML
7 1 (0.95%) C++
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.95%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.90%) CCNA
3 2 (1.90%) CCNP
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) MCITP
3 2 (1.90%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.95%) IRCA
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MCSD
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) PMO
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.90%) KVM
3 2 (1.90%) vSphere
3 2 (1.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) SCCM
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Citrix
3 5 (4.76%) VMware
4 4 (3.81%) Apple
4 4 (3.81%) PTC
5 3 (2.86%) Google
5 3 (2.86%) McAfee
5 3 (2.86%) Northgate
6 2 (1.90%) Capita
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) Avaya
7 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.95%) NCR
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle
7 1 (0.95%) Tableau
7 1 (0.95%) Xamarin