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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 41 87 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.95% 7.46% 3.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.07% 38.50% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.93%
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
215 226 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.46% 19.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 103 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £239 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Stockport +3 2 - -
Bury - 1 £115 -
Salford - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (43.82%) .NET
2 34 (38.20%) C#
2 34 (38.20%) HTML
3 31 (34.83%) CSS
3 31 (34.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
5 23 (25.84%) jQuery
6 21 (23.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
7 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
9 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (11.24%) MVC
10 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.99%) Windows
12 8 (8.99%) Intranet
12 8 (8.99%) Time Management
12 8 (8.99%) Office 365
13 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
13 7 (7.87%) Web Development
13 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (7.87%) CRM
13 7 (7.87%) SQL
14 6 (6.74%) ITIL
14 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
14 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (6.74%) Workflow
14 6 (6.74%) Finance

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (34.83%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (23.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.49%) Lync
4 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.37%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.37%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
4 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.37%) WordPress
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Project
3 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.49%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.25%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Intranet
2 4 (4.49%) WAN
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
3 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) SAN
4 2 (2.25%) VLAN
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.25%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.12%) OLAP
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
2 3 (3.37%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) SharePoint Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Consultant
5 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) SharePoint Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Web Editor
9 3 (3.37%) Web Content Editor
9 3 (3.37%) Content Editor
9 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Architect
10 2 (2.25%) Business Developer
10 2 (2.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) .NET
2 34 (38.20%) HTML
3 31 (34.83%) CSS
4 23 (25.84%) jQuery
5 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (3.37%) Web Services
9 2 (2.25%) XML
9 2 (2.25%) Ajax
9 2 (2.25%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.25%) JSON
9 2 (2.25%) WCF
9 2 (2.25%) LINQ
9 2 (2.25%) HTML5
9 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (2.25%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.25%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
1 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.37%) Social Media
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) iPad
3 1 (1.12%) NHS
3 1 (1.12%) GIS
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) Clustering
3 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.24%) MVC
3 8 (8.99%) Time Management
4 7 (7.87%) Web Development
4 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.87%) CRM
4 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.74%) ITIL
5 6 (6.74%) Workflow
5 6 (6.74%) Migration
6 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.49%) Content Management
7 4 (4.49%) Document Management
7 4 (4.49%) Scrum
7 4 (4.49%) Change Management
8 3 (3.37%) Service Management
8 3 (3.37%) OO
8 3 (3.37%) TDD
8 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.37%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) C#
2 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.87%) SQL
4 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) MCSE
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.12%) MCTS
4 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) XenApp
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) SCCM
1 2 (2.25%) SCOM
1 2 (2.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) VMware
3 5 (5.62%) Remedy
4 4 (4.49%) Nintex
5 3 (3.37%) Google
5 3 (3.37%) Citrix
6 2 (2.25%) Avaya
6 2 (2.25%) Genesys
6 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle
6 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.25%) EMC
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee
7 1 (1.12%) Lagan
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) HP
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