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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 81 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 1.34% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -68.15%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
190 224 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.32% 19.67% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 99 134
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 29 July 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) XHTML
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) XPath
1 3 (75.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) XHTML
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft