The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 69 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.90% 5.30% 6.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.28% 26.40% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 55
Average daily rate £345 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £500 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £31.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.31% +113.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
244 197 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.32% 20.06% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 95 152
Average daily rate £335 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +52.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
North West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wigan -2 2 - - 1
Salford - 2 - - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Audenshaw - - - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (38.94%) .NET
2 34 (30.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 32 (28.32%) C#
4 31 (27.43%) SQL
5 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
6 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
7 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET
8 19 (16.81%) Windows
8 19 (16.81%) MS Excel
9 18 (15.93%) Project Management
10 17 (15.04%) Finance
11 14 (12.39%) Migration
11 14 (12.39%) MVC
12 13 (11.50%) CSS
12 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
12 13 (11.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (11.50%) jQuery
13 12 (10.62%) HTML
13 12 (10.62%) Intranet
14 11 (9.73%) MS Office
15 10 (8.85%) IIS
15 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
16 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
16 9 (7.96%) CRM
16 9 (7.96%) ITIL
16 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM
17 8 (7.08%) Web Development
17 8 (7.08%) Windows 7

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (30.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (11.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (8.85%) IIS
3 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.42%) Lync
4 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.77%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.77%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.73%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) InfoPath
4 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.77%) MS Project
5 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Intranet
2 7 (6.19%) DNS
3 4 (3.54%) LAN
3 4 (3.54%) WAN
3 4 (3.54%) DHCP
3 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.54%) SAN
3 4 (3.54%) Wireless
3 4 (3.54%) IPsec
4 2 (1.77%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.65%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.65%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.65%) QlikView
7 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.77%) MS Access
8 2 (1.77%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.77%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Back Office
2 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Billing
3 2 (1.77%) Advertising
3 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (38.05%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 23 (20.35%) Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.96%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Architect
8 6 (5.31%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.65%) CRM Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.94%) .NET
2 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET
3 13 (11.50%) CSS
3 13 (11.50%) jQuery
4 12 (10.62%) HTML
5 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.31%) Web Services
6 6 (5.31%) WCF
7 5 (4.42%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.65%) Ajax
8 3 (2.65%) XML
8 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.77%) SOAP
9 2 (1.77%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.77%) WSDL
9 2 (1.77%) LINQ
10 1 (0.88%) WPF
10 1 (0.88%) SAP MI
10 1 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) NHS
2 4 (3.54%) Clustering
3 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.77%) FMCG
4 2 (1.77%) Social Media
4 2 (1.77%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) Windows
2 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (7.08%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) UNIX
6 1 (0.88%) Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.93%) Project Management
2 14 (12.39%) MVC
2 14 (12.39%) Migration
3 9 (7.96%) ITIL
3 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
3 9 (7.96%) CRM
4 8 (7.08%) Web Development
5 7 (6.19%) Test Scripting
5 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.31%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.54%) Change Management
8 4 (3.54%) ITSM
8 4 (3.54%) Service Management
8 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.65%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (2.65%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) C#
2 31 (27.43%) SQL
3 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.42%) Java
6 3 (2.65%) VBScript
6 3 (2.65%) VB
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) ISEB
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
1 2 (1.77%) WAI
1 2 (1.77%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.65%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) SCCM
1 7 (6.19%) SCOM
2 4 (3.54%) SCSM
2 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.42%) HP
2 5 (4.42%) Cisco
3 4 (3.54%) Citrix
3 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
3 4 (3.54%) SAP
3 4 (3.54%) Avaya
4 3 (2.65%) Adobe
5 2 (1.77%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.77%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.88%) Zoho
6 1 (0.88%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) Ariba
6 1 (0.88%) Novell
6 1 (0.88%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.88%) Sage
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) AppSense
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 22 days ago