Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 47 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 178 227 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.87% 3.66% 3.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.70% 20.83% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 158 129
West Midlands median daily rate £381 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £203 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £700
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £37.85 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +51.40% +56.25%
10th Percentile £19.50 £35.09 £12.55
90th Percentile £42.20 £40.10 £33.66
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £21.60
% change year-on-year -21.57% +18.08% +18.33%

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 751 1090 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.32% 17.56% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 664 464
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £230 £238 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 49
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.20 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.60 £11.59
90th Percentile £40.03 £31.13 £37.80
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%

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 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +12 67 £413 +10.00% 1
Staffordshire +20 27 £282 -19.43% 1
Warwickshire +3 17 £401 +0.13%
Coventry -19 17 £315 -18.18% 1
Shropshire +15 7 £550 +74.60% 3
Solihull +4 5 £400 +77.78%
Herefordshire -6 2 £341 +5.00%
Wolverhampton 0 1 £185 -43.08%
Tipton - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.76%) Office 365
3 55 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (23.03%) SQL Server
5 40 (22.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 39 (21.91%) Active Directory
7 33 (18.54%) Migration
8 32 (17.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
10 29 (16.29%) SQL
11 27 (15.17%) PowerShell
12 25 (14.04%) .NET
13 24 (13.48%) Windows
13 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
15 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (11.80%) C#
16 21 (11.80%) CSS
17 20 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (11.24%) Finance
18 19 (10.67%) ITIL
18 19 (10.67%) HTML
18 19 (10.67%) CRM
19 18 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (10.11%) Power BI
20 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (8.99%) Tableau
20 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET
20 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
21 15 (8.43%) ETL

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 40 (22.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 32 (17.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (7.30%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.37%) IIS
6 5 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.69%) Confluence
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.12%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
10 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 69 (38.76%) Office 365
2 55 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (6.18%) OneDrive
5 7 (3.93%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (3.93%) PaaS
6 6 (3.37%) IaaS
7 4 (2.25%) 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 13 (7.30%) Intranet
2 11 (6.18%) SAN
3 7 (3.93%) Internet
4 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.69%) Firewall
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) Skype
6 2 (1.12%) DHCP
6 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 2 (1.12%) SSL
6 2 (1.12%) TACACS
7 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) WAN
7 1 (0.56%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (10.11%) Power BI
4 10 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.37%) PowerPivot
7 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.12%) Big Data
10 2 (1.12%) GIS
10 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.56%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) JIRA
1 8 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.81%) Subversion
3 4 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.69%) Selenium
5 2 (1.12%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (11.24%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Advertising
3 7 (3.93%) Automotive
4 6 (3.37%) Retail
5 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.25%) Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Publishing
6 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.69%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Military
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (23.60%) Developer
2 28 (15.73%) Administrator
3 24 (13.48%) SharePoint Administrator
4 22 (12.36%) Consultant
5 20 (11.24%) Analyst
6 15 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 15 (8.43%) SharePoint Consultant
6 15 (8.43%) SharePoint Developer
7 12 (6.74%) Architect
7 12 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Business Developer
10 8 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Office 365 Administrator
11 7 (3.93%) SharePoint Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.04%) .NET
2 21 (11.80%) CSS
3 19 (10.67%) HTML
4 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.74%) jQuery
6 9 (5.06%) Ajax
7 7 (3.93%) Web Services
8 6 (3.37%) Classic ASP
8 6 (3.37%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (2.25%) XML
10 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.69%) JSON
11 2 (1.12%) COM
11 2 (1.12%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.12%) HTML5
11 2 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.12%) RESTful
11 2 (1.12%) SAML
11 2 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.81%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.69%) NHS
4 3 (1.69%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.12%) Clustering
5 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) Blog
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.48%) Windows
2 13 (7.30%) Windows Server
3 12 (6.74%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.37%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.69%) Android
7 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.12%) Linux
8 2 (1.12%) Unix
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.54%) Migration
2 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.67%) CRM
3 19 (10.67%) ITIL
4 18 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (8.43%) ETL
5 15 (8.43%) Information Architecture
6 13 (7.30%) Dashboard Development
7 12 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.18%) MVC
9 10 (5.62%) Complex ETL
9 10 (5.62%) Scrum
10 9 (5.06%) Information Governance
10 9 (5.06%) Project Management
10 9 (5.06%) Workflow
11 8 (4.49%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.49%) Document Management
11 8 (4.49%) ITSM
11 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.29%) SQL
2 27 (15.17%) PowerShell
3 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.80%) C#
5 9 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.69%) VBA
7 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.30%) MCSE
4 9 (5.06%) Degree
5 8 (4.49%) MCSA
6 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.69%) APMP
9 3 (1.69%) ISEB
9 3 (1.69%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.69%) MCTS
10 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.12%) MCP
11 1 (0.56%) CCA
11 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.56%) MCPD
11 1 (0.56%) MCSD
11 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) SLA
2 6 (3.37%) PMO
3 5 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.25%) QA
5 3 (1.69%) COBIT
5 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (21.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.93%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.93%) WSUS
3 5 (2.81%) SCOM
4 4 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.25%) SCCM
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco LMS
5 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Netcool
6 1 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.99%) Tableau
3 14 (7.87%) VMware
4 10 (5.62%) HP
5 8 (4.49%) McAfee
5 8 (4.49%) Remedy
6 6 (3.37%) Symantec
7 5 (2.81%) BMC
7 5 (2.81%) Capita
7 5 (2.81%) Citrix
8 3 (1.69%) IBM
9 2 (1.12%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.12%) Apple
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco
9 2 (1.12%) CollabNet
9 2 (1.12%) Epicor
9 2 (1.12%) NetApp
9 2 (1.12%) Veeam
9 2 (1.12%) Veritas
9 2 (1.12%) WatchGuard