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 28 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 62 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 -24  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 56 87 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.69% 2.89% 3.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.43% 17.03% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 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 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £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 £25.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +21.95% -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 363 511 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.47% 17.00% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 326 234
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
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 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
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 £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +6 13 £288 -23.33% 9
Warwickshire +8 10 £569 +51.66% 1
Shropshire +15 5 £150 -47.82% 1
Coventry -8 1 £450 +20.00% 3
Tipton - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £360 -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 58 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 42 (30.00%) Office 365
3 41 (29.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 30 (21.43%) .NET
4 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (17.14%) Migration
6 24 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 21 (15.00%) HTML
7 21 (15.00%) CSS
8 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
9 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
10 17 (12.14%) Active Directory
11 16 (11.43%) C#
12 15 (10.71%) SQL
12 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
12 15 (10.71%) Finance
13 14 (10.00%) Windows
13 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
13 14 (10.00%) jQuery
14 13 (9.29%) JIRA
14 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
15 12 (8.57%) MVC
15 12 (8.57%) Information Architecture
15 12 (8.57%) PMO
16 11 (7.86%) Dashboard Development
16 11 (7.86%) Power BI
16 11 (7.86%) Intranet
16 11 (7.86%) Degree

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 (29.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 24 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.43%) Confluence
5 2 (1.43%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.71%) Papyrus
6 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.71%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 42 (30.00%) Office 365
2 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (5.00%) SaaS
4 4 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.43%) G Suite
5 2 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) Intranet
2 6 (4.29%) Internet
3 3 (2.14%) SAN
4 2 (1.43%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) Firewall
4 2 (1.43%) Skype
4 2 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.71%) DHCP
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.71%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) Power BI
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) JIRA
2 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.71%) MorphX
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (10.71%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Advertising
3 7 (5.00%) Automotive
4 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.86%) Publishing
6 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (24.29%) Administrator
2 29 (20.71%) Developer
2 29 (20.71%) SharePoint Administrator
3 19 (13.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (12.86%) Architect
5 17 (12.14%) Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Consultant
8 7 (5.00%) Coordinator
8 7 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (4.29%) Office 365 Administrator
9 6 (4.29%) SharePoint Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Project Administrator
10 5 (3.57%) Project Officer
10 5 (3.57%) Project Support Coordinator
10 5 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
10 5 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) .NET
2 21 (15.00%) CSS
2 21 (15.00%) HTML
3 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 14 (10.00%) jQuery
5 9 (6.43%) Web Services
6 8 (5.71%) Ajax
7 7 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 7 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.14%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.14%) COM
10 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.43%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.43%) HTML5
10 2 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.43%) REST
10 2 (1.43%) SOAP
10 2 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.14%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.43%) e-Learning
3 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.71%) Blog
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.00%) Windows
2 9 (6.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.43%) Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Unix
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.14%) Migration
3 12 (8.57%) Information Architecture
3 12 (8.57%) MVC
4 11 (7.86%) Dashboard Development
5 10 (7.14%) Scrum
6 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.00%) CRM
7 7 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.29%) Defect Management
8 6 (4.29%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.29%) ITIL
8 6 (4.29%) Process Improvement
8 6 (4.29%) Project Management
9 5 (3.57%) Break/Fix
9 5 (3.57%) Change Management
9 5 (3.57%) Information Management
9 5 (3.57%) Regression Testing
9 5 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (11.43%) C#
3 15 (10.71%) SQL
4 10 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.14%) VBA
7 2 (1.43%) Java
7 2 (1.43%) VB
7 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) Degree
1 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) ISEB
6 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.71%) MCPD
7 1 (0.71%) MCSD
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) PMO
2 2 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.43%) P3O
2 2 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
3 1 (0.71%) COSO
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) VMware
3 3 (2.14%) IBM
4 2 (1.43%) Casewise
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco
4 2 (1.43%) Google
4 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.43%) SAP
4 2 (1.43%) WatchGuard
5 1 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) CollabNet
5 1 (0.71%) Dell
5 1 (0.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.71%) Kronos
5 1 (0.71%) Lumension
5 1 (0.71%) NetApp
5 1 (0.71%) Remedy
5 1 (0.71%) Symantec
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