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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 50 76 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.79% 6.36% 3.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.04% 32.76% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 37
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -84.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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
208 232 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.77% 19.41% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 131
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £34.90 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £405 -4.70% 1
Wigan - 2 £405 - 2
Stockport - 1 - - 2
Bury - 1 £115 -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 48 (42.86%) .NET
2 45 (40.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 42 (37.50%) C#
4 36 (32.14%) HTML
5 34 (30.36%) CSS
6 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
6 29 (25.89%) jQuery
7 24 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
9 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.82%) MVC
11 11 (9.82%) Finance
11 11 (9.82%) Windows
11 11 (9.82%) SQL
11 11 (9.82%) Web Development
12 10 (8.93%) Time Management
12 10 (8.93%) CRM
13 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
13 9 (8.04%) Migration
13 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.14%) SCCM
14 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
14 8 (7.14%) InfoPath
14 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (6.25%) Degree
15 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 45 (40.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 24 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.46%) IIS
6 3 (2.68%) Lync
6 3 (2.68%) MS Project Server
6 3 (2.68%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.68%) WordPress
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) InfoPath
3 5 (4.46%) MS Project
4 4 (3.57%) MS Office
5 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Intranet
2 6 (5.36%) DNS
2 6 (5.36%) LAN
2 6 (5.36%) WAN
2 6 (5.36%) SAN
3 4 (3.57%) Wireless
3 4 (3.57%) IPsec
3 4 (3.57%) DHCP
3 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.79%) SSL
4 2 (1.79%) VLAN
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.79%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.79%) QlikView
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (44.64%) Developer
2 37 (33.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Architect
6 6 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.36%) Administrator
6 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.68%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.68%) Web Content Editor
9 3 (2.68%) Content Editor
9 3 (2.68%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.86%) .NET
2 36 (32.14%) HTML
3 34 (30.36%) CSS
4 29 (25.89%) jQuery
5 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.68%) WCF
8 3 (2.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.68%) Web Services
8 3 (2.68%) XML
9 2 (1.79%) Ajax
9 2 (1.79%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.79%) LINQ
9 2 (1.79%) JSON
9 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (1.79%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.79%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.46%) Social Media
3 4 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (1.79%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.89%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) UNIX
5 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.82%) MVC
1 11 (9.82%) Web Development
2 10 (8.93%) CRM
2 10 (8.93%) Time Management
3 9 (8.04%) Migration
3 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (6.25%) Project Management
5 6 (5.36%) Workflow
5 6 (5.36%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (4.46%) ITIL
6 5 (4.46%) Analytics
7 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.57%) Change Management
7 4 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.57%) Scrum
7 4 (3.57%) Document Management
8 3 (2.68%) TDD
8 3 (2.68%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.50%) C#
2 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.82%) SQL
4 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) VBScript
6 2 (1.79%) VB
6 2 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) MCSE
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.79%) XenApp
3 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) SCCM
2 6 (5.36%) SCSM
3 5 (4.46%) SCOM
4 4 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.46%) HP
2 5 (4.46%) Remedy
3 4 (3.57%) Avaya
3 4 (3.57%) Cisco
3 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
3 4 (3.57%) Nintex
4 3 (2.68%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) VMware
5 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.79%) EMC
5 2 (1.79%) Citrix
5 2 (1.79%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Ariba
6 1 (0.89%) AppSense
6 1 (0.89%) Lagan
6 1 (0.89%) McAfee
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