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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 66 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 31 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 3.62% 4.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.19% 21.15% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 34
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £385 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.48% +3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.42%
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
277 208 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.78% 17.13% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 117 111
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £17.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 +3 1 - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) .NET
3 19 (27.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (24.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (23.19%) C#
6 15 (21.74%) HTML
6 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.29%) CSS
7 14 (20.29%) Migration
8 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 12 (17.39%) jQuery
10 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
10 10 (14.49%) Intranet
11 9 (13.04%) Finance
11 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
11 9 (13.04%) CRM
11 9 (13.04%) Office 365
12 8 (11.59%) ITIL
12 8 (11.59%) Windows
12 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.14%) Citrix
13 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (10.14%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (8.70%) Lync
14 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
14 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (8.70%) T-SQL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (27.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 17 (24.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.70%) Lync
3 6 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Drupal
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.90%) MS Project
5 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.80%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Intranet
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) Network Security
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) QlikView
6 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.45%) Ant
3 1 (1.45%) Xcode
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) SharePoint Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Trainer
8 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) SAP Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) SAP Support
8 3 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) MI Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.90%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) HTML
3 14 (20.29%) CSS
4 12 (17.39%) jQuery
5 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.80%) Ajax
7 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.90%) REST
8 2 (2.90%) HTML5
9 1 (1.45%) Rendezvous
9 1 (1.45%) Web Services
9 1 (1.45%) XHTML
9 1 (1.45%) Cocoa
9 1 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (1.45%) WCF
9 1 (1.45%) LINQ
9 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
9 1 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Migration
2 9 (13.04%) CRM
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.25%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (5.80%) Document Management
6 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.80%) ERP
6 4 (5.80%) SOA
7 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Change Management
7 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.35%) E-business
7 3 (4.35%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.35%) Web Development
7 3 (4.35%) Workflow
7 3 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) C#
2 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.35%) VBA
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) MCSE
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.90%) CCNA
2 2 (2.90%) CCDA
2 2 (2.90%) CCDP
3 1 (1.45%) MCITP
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) MCTS
3 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (2.90%) UAG
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Citrix
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Avaya
5 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.90%) hybris
6 2 (2.90%) IronPort
6 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.90%) Genesys
6 2 (2.90%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe
7 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.45%) AppSense
7 1 (1.45%) Nintex
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