Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft SharePoint
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 89 72
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 61 51 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.04% 1.81% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.68% 12.00% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 49
Manchester median daily rate £420 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -0.65%
10th Percentile £148 £175 £203
90th Percentile £649 £445 £478
North West median daily rate £326 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -6.79% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 8
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% -32.63% -13.64%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 446 425 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.89% 15.05% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 278 279
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £206
90th Percentile £588 £494 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 28
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £15.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -46.55% +78.46%
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £20.60 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% -36.00% +31.58%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Manchester

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Manchester

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Manchester

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint 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 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +2 10 £413 -
Rochdale - 9 £140 - 1
Bolton +4 2 £80 -75.38%
Cheadle - 1 £313 - 1
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (26.23%) Information Architecture
4 15 (24.59%) CMS
4 15 (24.59%) Content Management
5 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.03%) Migration
8 10 (16.39%) .NET
8 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (16.39%) Workflow
9 9 (14.75%) Finance
9 9 (14.75%) Google
9 9 (14.75%) ITIL
9 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.75%) Photoshop
10 8 (13.11%) Internet
10 8 (13.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (13.11%) C#
10 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
10 8 (13.11%) Change Control
10 8 (13.11%) Analytics
10 8 (13.11%) Google Analytics
11 7 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (11.48%) HTML
11 7 (11.48%) SQL
11 7 (11.48%) CSS
11 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture

SharePoint
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 15 (24.59%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) Confluence
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (14.75%) Photoshop
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Google Analytics
2 5 (8.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.64%) Slack
3 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Intranet
3 2 (3.28%) DHCP
3 2 (3.28%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) NAS
3 2 (3.28%) SAN
3 2 (3.28%) SMS
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) Skype
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.64%) CasperJS
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Grunt
3 1 (1.64%) gulp
3 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Information Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) Content Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Web Content Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Web Manager
6 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Information Assurance Architect
8 2 (3.28%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) CSS
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) jQuery
4 3 (4.92%) LDAP
5 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.64%) React
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (1.64%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.92%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.28%) CESG
5 2 (3.28%) EPoS
5 2 (3.28%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.64%) BYOD
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) PMI
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Information Architecture
2 15 (24.59%) Content Management
3 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) Migration
5 10 (16.39%) Workflow
6 9 (14.75%) ITIL
7 8 (13.11%) Analytics
7 8 (13.11%) Change Control
8 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (9.84%) Validation
10 5 (8.20%) Content Development
10 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.20%) Project Management
11 4 (6.56%) Analytical Thinking
11 4 (6.56%) Business Process Modelling
11 4 (6.56%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Search
11 4 (6.56%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.11%) C#
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) VB
5 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) MCTS
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) PMO
2 5 (8.20%) GMP
3 4 (6.56%) QA
4 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.64%) COBIT
5 1 (1.64%) GDPR
5 1 (1.64%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.92%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (4.92%) WSUS
3 2 (3.28%) MaaS360
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Google
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.92%) Planview
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) IronPort
6 2 (3.28%) Sage
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 2 (3.28%) Symantec
6 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) iManage
7 1 (1.64%) Meraki
7 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.64%) Sophos