Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 71 67
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 64 68 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.04% 2.41% 2.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.25% 15.60% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 58
Manchester median daily rate £363 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £165 £185 £176
90th Percentile £575 £655 £479
North West median daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year +1.69% +9.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Manchester median hourly rate £13.50 £11.70 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.46% -23.31% +3.39%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.35 £14.44
90th Percentile £28.77 £15.24 £105.13
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £19.35 £20.39
% change year-on-year +22.25% -5.13% -9.38%

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 483 436 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.41% 15.42% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 258 337
Manchester median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -6.83%
10th Percentile £180 £195 £213
90th Percentile £613 £600 £533
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £396
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.72% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 15
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +22.03%
10th Percentile £11.21 £10.74 £14.70
90th Percentile £185.00 £118.75 £39.30
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £24.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.46% +54.84% -8.82%

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 15 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 October 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
Sale - 7 £390 - 2
Rochdale -1 3 - - 1
Salford -3 3 £225 -50.00%
Bolton +4 2 £363 -27.50% 1
Bury - 2 - - 4
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 24 (37.50%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.81%) Office 365
4 18 (28.13%) C#
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (17.19%) Migration
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
8 9 (14.06%) MVC
8 9 (14.06%) DevOps
9 8 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
9 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (12.50%) Banking
9 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.94%) CSS
10 7 (10.94%) SQL
10 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (10.94%) Windows
10 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
10 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.94%) React
11 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
11 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (9.38%) Hedge funds
11 6 (9.38%) Project Management
12 5 (7.81%) Intranet
12 5 (7.81%) Internet

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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.13%) WordPress
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Confluence
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.69%) OneDrive
3 3 (4.69%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Internet
1 5 (7.81%) Intranet
2 4 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.69%) Power BI
4 2 (3.13%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) .NET Developer
2 11 (17.19%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) SharePoint Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) Office 365 Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Web Content Officer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 7 (10.94%) CSS
3 7 (10.94%) React
4 5 (7.81%) HTML
5 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.56%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
3 9 (14.06%) DevOps
3 9 (14.06%) MVC
3 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 6 (9.38%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) Analytics
6 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.25%) Scrum
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.25%) Workflow
8 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.69%) Change Control
8 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.69%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) C#
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCITP
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) GDPR
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.56%) MaaS360
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) IronPort
5 1 (1.56%) Meraki
5 1 (1.56%) Nintex
5 1 (1.56%) Sophos
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec