Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 180 234 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.67% 3.92% 3.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.10% 23.15% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 165 146
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +11.03%
10th Percentile £162 £271 £263
90th Percentile £496 £498 £700
England median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £21.47 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.40% -7.68% +32.86%
10th Percentile £22.50 £21.46 £12.45
90th Percentile £44.40 £34.65 £29.52
England median hourly rate £19.00 £28.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.91% +27.78% +12.50%

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 717 1011 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.60% 16.92% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 579 448
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £206 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £528 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.08 £10.96
90th Percentile £45.80 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 December 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 6 months to 12 December 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 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 -8 67 £413 -2.94% 3
Coventry -7 33 £310 -18.42% 5
Staffordshire +15 18 £338 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire 0 15 £388 -3.13%
Solihull +10 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Shropshire +7 3 £550 +66.67% 1
Herefordshire -4 3 £323 -0.77%
Wolverhampton -3 1 £185 -49.69%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 87 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.33%) Office 365
3 54 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (23.89%) SQL Server
5 40 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 34 (18.89%) Microsoft Office
7 33 (18.33%) SQL
8 32 (17.78%) Windows
8 32 (17.78%) Migration
9 31 (17.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (15.00%) .NET
11 26 (14.44%) PowerShell
12 25 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (13.89%) ITIL
13 24 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (11.11%) CRM
16 20 (11.11%) C#
16 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (9.44%) JavaScript
17 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Excel
18 16 (8.89%) Tableau
18 16 (8.89%) Windows 7
19 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
19 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (8.33%) OneDrive
19 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET
19 15 (8.33%) MS Exchange

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 31 (17.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 25 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 13 (7.22%) Skype for Business
5 9 (5.00%) IIS
6 6 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.67%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (1.11%) Confluence
9 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.11%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
10 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 34 (18.89%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 69 (38.33%) Office 365
2 54 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.33%) OneDrive
4 11 (6.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.44%) PaaS
6 7 (3.89%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (3.89%) IaaS
7 4 (2.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) SAN
2 7 (3.89%) Intranet
3 4 (2.22%) Internet
3 4 (2.22%) Skype
3 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.67%) DNS
4 3 (1.67%) Firewall
4 3 (1.67%) LAN
5 2 (1.11%) DHCP
5 2 (1.11%) SSL
5 2 (1.11%) TACACS
6 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (7.22%) Power BI
4 10 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.33%) PowerPivot
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Power View
8 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.11%) Big Data
9 2 (1.11%) GIS
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.78%) JIRA
2 5 (2.78%) Subversion
3 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.11%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (7.78%) Finance
2 7 (3.89%) Advertising
3 4 (2.22%) Law
4 3 (1.67%) Banking
4 3 (1.67%) Publishing
4 3 (1.67%) Retail
4 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.11%) Automotive
5 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (22.22%) Developer
2 22 (12.22%) Administrator
3 21 (11.67%) Analyst
3 21 (11.67%) Consultant
4 15 (8.33%) Architect
4 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 15 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
5 14 (7.78%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Business Developer
9 8 (4.44%) SharePoint Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.89%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) Office 365 Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.00%) .NET
2 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.78%) CSS
3 14 (7.78%) HTML
4 7 (3.89%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.33%) jQuery
6 5 (2.78%) Ajax
7 4 (2.22%) JSON
7 4 (2.22%) XML
8 3 (1.67%) Web Services
9 2 (1.11%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.11%) COM
9 2 (1.11%) HTML5
9 2 (1.11%) OpenLayers
9 2 (1.11%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.11%) REST
9 2 (1.11%) RESTful
9 2 (1.11%) SAML
9 2 (1.11%) XSLT
10 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.11%) NHS
5 2 (1.11%) PKI
5 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.78%) Windows
2 16 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 14 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.67%) Android
8 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.67%) Linux
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.11%) Unix
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.78%) Migration
2 25 (13.89%) ITIL
3 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (11.11%) CRM
5 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.33%) ETL
7 14 (7.78%) Data Migration
8 10 (5.56%) Complex ETL
8 10 (5.56%) Project Management
8 10 (5.56%) Workflow
9 9 (5.00%) Information Governance
9 9 (5.00%) Scrum
9 9 (5.00%) Service Management
10 8 (4.44%) Document Management
10 8 (4.44%) ITSM
10 8 (4.44%) MVC
11 7 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.89%) Data Management
11 7 (3.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.33%) SQL
2 26 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 20 (11.11%) C#
4 17 (9.44%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.22%) VBA
7 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.78%) MCSE
4 9 (5.00%) MCSA
5 7 (3.89%) Degree
6 6 (3.33%) MCTS
6 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.67%) APMP
8 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.67%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.56%) CCA
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.56%) ISEB
10 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCPD
10 1 (0.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) PMO
2 7 (3.89%) SLA
3 5 (2.78%) QA
4 4 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.67%) COBIT
5 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.89%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.33%) BitLocker
3 6 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.44%) SCCM
3 7 (3.89%) WSUS
4 5 (2.78%) SCOM
5 4 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.11%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) Netcool
8 1 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 87 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.89%) Tableau
3 13 (7.22%) VMware
4 12 (6.67%) McAfee
5 10 (5.56%) HP
6 9 (5.00%) Citrix
7 8 (4.44%) Remedy
8 6 (3.33%) Apple
8 6 (3.33%) Capita
8 6 (3.33%) Symantec
9 5 (2.78%) BMC
10 2 (1.11%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.11%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.11%) Cisco
10 2 (1.11%) CollabNet
10 2 (1.11%) Epicor
10 2 (1.11%) NetApp
10 2 (1.11%) Veeam
10 2 (1.11%) Veritas
11 1 (0.56%) Sitecore