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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 54 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 45 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.79% 3.96% 5.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.25% 25.39% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+25.35% -8.97%
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
277 193 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.18% 15.60% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 100 102
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £24.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 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 30 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 -1 4 £325 -19.75% 2
Salford - 2 £388 - 2
Bury +2 1 £220 +91.30%
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) .NET
2 20 (25.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (24.36%) C#
4 18 (23.08%) Finance
5 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
6 15 (19.23%) SQL
6 15 (19.23%) Migration
7 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
7 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
8 13 (16.67%) MS Office
8 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 12 (15.38%) jQuery
9 12 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (14.10%) Project Management
10 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
12 9 (11.54%) Entity Framework
13 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
13 8 (10.26%) WCF
13 8 (10.26%) Intranet
13 8 (10.26%) Banking
13 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (10.26%) Ajax
13 8 (10.26%) MVC
14 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.97%) Scrum
14 7 (8.97%) LINQ
15 6 (7.69%) Change Control
15 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (25.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.41%) Lync
4 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Documentum
6 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Office
2 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS Project
3 3 (3.85%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.28%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Intranet
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) MPLS
5 1 (1.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) MorphX
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Law
4 3 (3.85%) Front Office
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.97%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Trainer
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Project Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.56%) DBA
9 2 (2.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (15.38%) jQuery
5 9 (11.54%) Entity Framework
6 8 (10.26%) WCF
6 8 (10.26%) Ajax
7 7 (8.97%) LINQ
8 6 (7.69%) HTML
8 6 (7.69%) CSS
9 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.56%) Flash
11 1 (1.28%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.28%) MDX
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) PDA
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Migration
2 11 (14.10%) Project Management
2 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.26%) MVC
3 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
4 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.97%) Scrum
5 6 (7.69%) Change Control
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.13%) CRM
7 4 (5.13%) ITIL
8 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.85%) Document Management
8 3 (3.85%) ERP
8 3 (3.85%) People Management
9 2 (2.56%) Line Management
9 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.56%) Coaching
9 2 (2.56%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) C#
2 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) X++
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.28%) MCSA
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) CCNA
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) SAP
3 3 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (2.56%) Dell
4 2 (2.56%) Alias
4 2 (2.56%) IronPort
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.28%) Nintex
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) AppSense
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Avaya
5 1 (1.28%) Sage
5 1 (1.28%) McAfee
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