The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
North West / Manchester
Rank 56 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 37 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.77% 2.90% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.52% 18.91% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 21
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.04% +18.37%

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
224 275 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.79% 15.32% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 144 148
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +110.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 10 £413 - 3
Oldham - 2 - - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.03%) Windows
4 13 (22.03%) Migration
4 13 (22.03%) Office 365
5 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
5 12 (20.34%) MS Office
6 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (16.95%) .NET
7 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
8 9 (15.25%) ServiceNow
8 9 (15.25%) DevOps
9 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
9 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
11 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
11 6 (10.17%) Web Services
11 6 (10.17%) HP
11 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 6 (10.17%) Workflow
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (8.47%) Banking

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.78%) CMS
4 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Yammer
4 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Intranet
2 4 (6.78%) LDAP
3 3 (5.08%) Network Security
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.39%) IPv4
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) Skype
4 2 (3.39%) SSL
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Selenium
2 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.47%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) IT Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) IT Support
4 4 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Support
4 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.08%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (5.08%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.17%) Web Services
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) J2EE
6 2 (3.39%) JSP
6 2 (3.39%) Servlets
7 1 (1.69%) jQuery
7 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Web 2.0
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Taxonomies
2 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
3 1 (1.69%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
3 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) Migration
4 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
4 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (15.25%) DevOps
7 6 (10.17%) Project Management
7 6 (10.17%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.78%) Content Management
8 4 (6.78%) CRM
8 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.78%) Information Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Release Management
9 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.39%) VBScript
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) ServiceNow
3 6 (10.17%) HP
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Dell
5 2 (3.39%) Lotus
5 2 (3.39%) Motorola
5 2 (3.39%) Sophos
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) IronPort
6 1 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.69%) Nintex
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau