The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank - 75 73
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
277 208 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.78% 17.13% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 117 111
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £17.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe