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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 26 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.86% 2.72% 2.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.87% 18.53% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 28
Median daily rate £325 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -4.65%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 202 259 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.47% 14.66% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 154 171
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +97.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £36.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +6 3 £450 +275.00%
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 13 (23.64%) Office 365
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 9 (16.36%) PMO
7 8 (14.55%) DevOps
7 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
8 7 (12.73%) .NET
8 7 (12.73%) ServiceNow
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
9 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.91%) HTML
9 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
9 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.09%) HP
10 5 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (9.09%) CSS
10 5 (9.09%) Web Services
10 5 (9.09%) C#
10 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (7.27%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Primavera
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Yammer
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LDAP
1 3 (5.45%) Skype
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.82%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) ServiceNow Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) IT Support
5 4 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.27%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Project Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Project Leader
6 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) CSS
3 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) jQuery
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (5.45%) RESTful
5 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.45%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Life Science
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.55%) DevOps
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
5 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) ETL
7 4 (7.27%) MVC
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.27%) Workflow
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.45%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Release Management
8 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) MCPD
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) MCSD
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) PMO
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) ServiceNow
3 5 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) JD Edwards
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.82%) hybris
6 1 (1.82%) iManage
6 1 (1.82%) IronPort
6 1 (1.82%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.82%) Progress
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk