The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 88 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% - 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% - 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
245 204 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.04% 20.38% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 97 154
Average daily rate £335 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +52.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint Server
North West

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Manchester region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Manchester region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint Server.

1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) SOAP
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
1 10 (83.33%) WSDL
2 9 (75.00%) NHS
3 8 (66.67%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) XSLT
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) XHTML
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) SOA
3 8 (66.67%) Ajax
3 8 (66.67%) Web 2.0
3 8 (66.67%) XPath
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) CSS3
3 8 (66.67%) Sass
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 7 (58.33%) Web Design
5 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Adobe
5 6 (50.00%) Axure RP
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) UI Developer
2 5 (41.67%) UI Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) SOAP
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
1 10 (83.33%) WSDL
2 8 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) XSLT
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) XHTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) Ajax
2 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) CSS3
2 8 (66.67%) Sass
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) NHS
2 8 (66.67%) Web 2.0
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 7 (58.33%) Web Design
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Code Coverage
5 2 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) XPath
2 4 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
Manchester
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