Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 69 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 69 97 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.45% 2.66% 2.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.68% 17.70% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 61
Manchester median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -2.99%
10th Percentile £188 £178 £175
90th Percentile £654 £495 £488
North West median daily rate £363 £339 £338
% change year-on-year +7.01% +0.37% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Manchester median hourly rate £11.70 £15.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.31% +3.39% +18.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £14.44 £12.46
90th Percentile £15.24 £105.13 £17.85
North West median hourly rate £19.35 £20.39 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.13% -9.38% -16.14%

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 440 548 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.61% 15.01% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 340 370
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.60% +21.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £227
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £385 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -3.75% -4.76% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 24
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +22.03% -1.67%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.70 £11.15
90th Percentile £118.75 £39.30 £25.93
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +54.84% -8.82% +1.22%

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 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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 +5 4 £450 +275.00% 1
Bolton -7 4 £500 +81.82%
Wigan -4 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - - 3
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Migration
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) Intranet
3 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
4 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (23.19%) ETL
5 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
5 14 (20.29%) Office 365
6 13 (18.84%) .NET
7 12 (17.39%) Workflow
7 12 (17.39%) Information Architecture
7 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.94%) Data Architecture
8 11 (15.94%) Data Migration
8 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
8 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
9 10 (14.49%) C#
9 10 (14.49%) HTML
9 10 (14.49%) CSS
9 10 (14.49%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (14.49%) Analytical Thinking
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (13.04%) Windows
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
11 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (11.59%) Taxonomies

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 6 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (8.70%) CMS
1 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.80%) Confluence
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.35%) WordPress
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.35%) LaTeX
5 2 (2.90%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Primavera
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Office 365
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Yammer
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Slack
4 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) Intranet
2 5 (7.25%) VPN
3 4 (5.80%) Skype
3 4 (5.80%) WAN
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) Firewall
4 3 (4.35%) SAN
4 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) Extranet
6 1 (1.45%) NAS
6 1 (1.45%) PBX
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.45%) VLAN
6 1 (1.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.45%) IDOL
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
3 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) MorphX
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Information Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Author
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Project Leader
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) CSS
2 10 (14.49%) HTML
3 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (7.25%) jQuery
5 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (4.35%) RESTful
5 3 (4.35%) Sphinx
5 3 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.59%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) iPad
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) BYOD
6 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.45%) EPoS
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Life Science
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (26.09%) Migration
2 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (23.19%) ETL
3 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
4 12 (17.39%) Information Architecture
4 12 (17.39%) Workflow
5 11 (15.94%) Data Architecture
5 11 (15.94%) Data Migration
6 10 (14.49%) Analytical Thinking
6 10 (14.49%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.59%) ITIL
8 7 (10.14%) Content Management
8 7 (10.14%) Data Management
9 6 (8.70%) Change Management
9 6 (8.70%) MVC
9 6 (8.70%) Service Management
9 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) C#
3 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.35%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) Fortran
5 3 (4.35%) X++
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.45%) MCITP
3 1 (1.45%) MCPD
3 1 (1.45%) MCSD
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.25%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) XenApp
3 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.35%) AppDynamics
3 3 (4.35%) Nintex
3 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.35%) Splunk
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Altiris
5 1 (1.45%) AppSense
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Hummingbird
5 1 (1.45%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.45%) Progress
5 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.45%) SAP