The median contractor rate for a SharePoint Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SharePoint Architect
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 99 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Architect 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -10.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1311 1722 1555
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.38% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 990 806
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 59
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.55 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.41% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

SharePoint Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured SharePoint Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Architect in Manchester

SharePoint Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint Architect in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Architect in Manchester

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, SharePoint Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring SharePoint Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft