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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 45 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 49 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.60% 6.58% 4.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.79% 35.71% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 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 £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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
206 224 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.12% 18.44% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 101 141
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 31
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 £13.00 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.10 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 3 £410 -
Stockport +1 2 - -
Bury - 2 £115 -
Wigan - 1 £410 - 1
Salford - - - - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (41.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 40 (35.71%) C#
4 39 (34.82%) HTML
5 36 (32.14%) CSS
6 29 (25.89%) jQuery
7 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
7 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
7 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
8 24 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.82%) SQL
11 11 (9.82%) Windows
11 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.82%) CRM
11 11 (9.82%) Web Development
12 10 (8.93%) Time Management
12 10 (8.93%) MVC
13 9 (8.04%) Finance
13 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
14 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (7.14%) InfoPath
14 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
15 7 (6.25%) DNS
15 7 (6.25%) Intranet
15 7 (6.25%) Migration
15 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (6.25%) Degree
15 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (41.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 24 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.36%) IIS
6 3 (2.68%) WordPress
6 3 (2.68%) MS Project Server
6 3 (2.68%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.79%) Lync
8 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) InfoPath
3 5 (4.46%) MS Project
4 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.57%) MS Office
5 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
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 6 (5.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) DNS
1 7 (6.25%) Intranet
2 6 (5.36%) SAN
2 6 (5.36%) LAN
2 6 (5.36%) WAN
3 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.57%) Wireless
4 4 (3.57%) IPsec
4 4 (3.57%) DHCP
5 2 (1.79%) VLAN
5 2 (1.79%) Firewall
5 2 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.89%) Extranet
6 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.79%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.89%) OLAP
6 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 9 (8.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (45.54%) Developer
2 37 (33.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) Administrator
6 7 (6.25%) Architect
7 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.36%) SharePoint Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
9 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.68%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Web Content Editor
10 3 (2.68%) Content Editor
10 3 (2.68%) Web Editor
10 3 (2.68%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.86%) .NET
2 39 (34.82%) HTML
3 36 (32.14%) CSS
4 29 (25.89%) jQuery
5 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.68%) Web Services
8 3 (2.68%) XML
8 3 (2.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (1.79%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.79%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.79%) JSON
9 2 (1.79%) WCF
9 2 (1.79%) LINQ
9 2 (1.79%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.89%) XSL
10 1 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.46%) Clustering
2 5 (4.46%) Social Media
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) FMCG
6 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.82%) CRM
2 11 (9.82%) Web Development
3 10 (8.93%) Time Management
3 10 (8.93%) MVC
4 7 (6.25%) Migration
4 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.36%) Business Analysis
5 6 (5.36%) Workflow
5 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.46%) ITIL
6 5 (4.46%) Change Management
6 5 (4.46%) Project Management
6 5 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (4.46%) Analytics
7 4 (3.57%) Document Management
7 4 (3.57%) Scrum
7 4 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.71%) C#
2 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.82%) SQL
4 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) VBScript
6 2 (1.79%) VB
6 2 (1.79%) VBA
6 2 (1.79%) Java
7 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) MCSE
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.89%) MCITP
4 1 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) SCSM
1 6 (5.36%) SCCM
2 5 (4.46%) SCOM
3 4 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Avaya
3 5 (4.46%) HP
3 5 (4.46%) Remedy
4 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
4 4 (3.57%) Nintex
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco
5 3 (2.68%) VMware
5 3 (2.68%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.79%) EMC
6 2 (1.79%) Genesys
6 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.79%) Adobe
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) Ariba
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