Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 142 194 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.30% 3.19% 4.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.11% 17.70% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 127 129
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £217 £273 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £535
England median daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.40% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £37.85 £26.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.13% +40.99% +67.78%
10th Percentile £17.05 £35.09 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.73 £40.10 £31.44
England median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% +6.67% +12.50%

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 706 1096 928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.39% 18.04% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 677 537
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £231 £248 £219
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 48
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.57 £12.50 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.56% -24.47% +0.30%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.52 £12.93
90th Percentile £36.35 £24.00 £34.59
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +11.43%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +14 51 £400 +14.29% 3
Staffordshire +18 22 £264 -24.57% 3
Warwickshire +14 18 £450 +12.50% 3
Shropshire +31 10 £440 +40.80% 4
Coventry -24 5 £450 +20.00% 2
Solihull +6 4 £400 +77.78% 4
Herefordshire -12 2 £341 +5.00%
Tipton - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 54 (38.03%) Office 365
3 36 (25.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 35 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (21.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (20.42%) Migration
7 26 (18.31%) SQL
7 26 (18.31%) .NET
8 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
9 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (14.79%) HTML
10 21 (14.79%) CSS
11 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
12 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (12.68%) Active Directory
14 16 (11.27%) C#
14 16 (11.27%) PowerShell
15 15 (10.56%) ITIL
15 15 (10.56%) Windows
15 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
15 15 (10.56%) Information Architecture
16 14 (9.86%) Dashboard Development
16 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
16 14 (9.86%) Finance
16 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
17 13 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.15%) Power BI
18 12 (8.45%) JIRA
18 12 (8.45%) jQuery

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 36 (25.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 30 (21.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (5.63%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.11%) Confluence
5 3 (2.11%) IIS
5 3 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.70%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.82%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (38.03%) Office 365
2 35 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (4.93%) SaaS
4 5 (3.52%) IaaS
5 4 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.82%) PaaS
6 2 (1.41%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.70%) G Suite
7 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) Intranet
2 6 (4.23%) Internet
3 4 (2.82%) SAN
3 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.70%) LAN
5 1 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) WAN
5 1 (0.70%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) Power BI
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.23%) PowerPivot
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) JIRA
2 7 (4.93%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.11%) Selenium
5 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.41%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) MorphX
6 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Automotive
3 7 (4.93%) Advertising
4 6 (4.23%) Publishing
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.11%) Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Law
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (21.13%) Administrator
1 30 (21.13%) Developer
2 27 (19.01%) SharePoint Administrator
3 16 (11.27%) Analyst
3 16 (11.27%) Architect
4 15 (10.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (8.45%) Consultant
6 9 (6.34%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (5.63%) SharePoint Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Coordinator
9 6 (4.23%) Office 365 Administrator
9 6 (4.23%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.52%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.31%) .NET
2 21 (14.79%) CSS
2 21 (14.79%) HTML
3 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
4 12 (8.45%) jQuery
5 10 (7.04%) Ajax
6 7 (4.93%) Web Services
7 6 (4.23%) Classic ASP
7 6 (4.23%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (3.52%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.52%) XML
9 2 (1.41%) COM
9 2 (1.41%) Ember.js
9 2 (1.41%) HTML5
9 2 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.41%) RESTful
9 2 (1.41%) SAML
9 2 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.41%) XSLT
10 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.11%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Blog
6 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
2 5 (3.52%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.11%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.42%) Migration
2 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.56%) Information Architecture
3 15 (10.56%) ITIL
4 14 (9.86%) Dashboard Development
5 12 (8.45%) CRM
6 11 (7.75%) MVC
7 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.34%) Scrum
8 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.93%) Defect Management
10 7 (4.93%) ETL
10 7 (4.93%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.93%) Service Management
11 6 (4.23%) Complex ETL
11 6 (4.23%) ITSM
11 6 (4.23%) Project Management
11 6 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.31%) SQL
2 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 16 (11.27%) C#
3 16 (11.27%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.11%) VBA
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) VBScript
6 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.04%) Degree
4 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.11%) APMP
6 3 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.11%) ISEB
6 3 (2.11%) MCSE
7 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.70%) MCP
8 1 (0.70%) MCPD
8 1 (0.70%) MCSD
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) PMO
2 3 (2.11%) COBIT
2 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) Tableau
2 8 (5.63%) VMware
3 4 (2.82%) Capita
3 4 (2.82%) Remedy
4 3 (2.11%) BMC
4 3 (2.11%) HP
4 3 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco
5 2 (1.41%) CollabNet
5 2 (1.41%) Symantec
5 2 (1.41%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.70%) Casewise
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) Lumension
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.70%) Teradata