The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 55 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 42 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.75% 4.66% 5.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.85% 29.27% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 33
Average daily rate
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£331 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
SharePoint
North West

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
265 205 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.37% 15.92% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 109 98
Average daily rate £385 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.49 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton 0 4 £325 -19.75% 2
Bury - 1 £220 - 1
Salford - 1 £388 - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SharePoint 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.

1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) .NET
3 18 (25.00%) C#
4 17 (23.61%) SQL
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 16 (22.22%) Finance
5 16 (22.22%) Migration
5 16 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
7 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
8 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.28%) MS Office
9 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
9 11 (15.28%) jQuery
10 10 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 8 (11.11%) WCF
12 8 (11.11%) Ajax
12 8 (11.11%) MVC
12 8 (11.11%) Project Management
12 8 (11.11%) Intranet
13 7 (9.72%) Scrum
13 7 (9.72%) LINQ
14 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (8.33%) CRM
15 5 (6.94%) Internet
15 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SharePoint 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.94%) Lync
4 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Documentum
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Office
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Intranet
2 5 (6.94%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) MPLS
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) QlikView
7 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) MorphX
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Consultant
3 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Administrator
4 6 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Trainer
5 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Project Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Architect
7 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
2 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
3 11 (15.28%) jQuery
4 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 8 (11.11%) WCF
5 8 (11.11%) Ajax
6 7 (9.72%) LINQ
7 5 (6.94%) HTML
7 5 (6.94%) CSS
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.78%) Flash
10 1 (1.39%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.39%) MDX
10 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) PDA
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Migration
2 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.11%) MVC
3 8 (11.11%) Project Management
3 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.72%) Scrum
5 6 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (5.56%) ERP
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL
6 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (4.17%) Document Management
8 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.78%) Release Management
8 2 (2.78%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.78%) E-business
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.78%) OO
8 2 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) C#
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.78%) VB
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) Citrix
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (2.78%) IronPort
3 2 (2.78%) Alias
3 2 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.39%) Avaya
4 1 (1.39%) Sage
4 1 (1.39%) McAfee
4 1 (1.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) AppSense
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Splunk
4 1 (1.39%) Nintex
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