Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 91 66
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 83 59 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.96% 1.89% 2.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.86% 12.72% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 66
Manchester median daily rate £473 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.38% -12.04% +5.57%
10th Percentile £135 £179 £205
90th Percentile £668 £525 £506
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £14.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -11.17% -5.11%
10th Percentile £11.35 £14.38 £11.23
90th Percentile £15.75 £16.20 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £14.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.97% -34.44% +21.62%

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 440 464 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.71% 14.89% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 302 347
Manchester median daily rate £406 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.91% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £261 £256 £213
90th Percentile £606 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +5.82% -5.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 42
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.63% -4.48% +4.69%
10th Percentile £11.01 £14.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £23.17 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £15.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -3.60% -17.81% +8.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Rochdale - 7 £140 -
Salford +6 6 £250 -39.39% 4
Bolton +5 6 £400 +23.08% 1
Wigan -2 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £313 -
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.92%) Migration
2 24 (28.92%) Information Architecture
3 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (24.10%) Intranet
5 20 (24.10%) Content Management
5 20 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
6 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (19.28%) Data Modelling
7 16 (19.28%) Workflow
7 16 (19.28%) CMS
8 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
8 15 (18.07%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (16.87%) Analytical Thinking
9 14 (16.87%) .NET
10 13 (15.66%) Taxonomies
11 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
11 12 (14.46%) Data Architecture
12 11 (13.25%) Validation
12 11 (13.25%) C#
12 11 (13.25%) ETL
13 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (12.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (12.05%) Content Development
14 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.84%) Finance
14 9 (10.84%) Office 365
14 9 (10.84%) Analytics

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 16 (19.28%) CMS
2 6 (7.23%) Confluence
2 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.82%) WordPress
4 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.20%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (7.23%) Photoshop
5 4 (4.82%) LaTeX
6 3 (3.61%) Camtasia
6 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
4 2 (2.41%) Slack
4 2 (2.41%) Trello
5 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) GitHub
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Intranet
2 7 (8.43%) Internet
3 4 (4.82%) VPN
4 3 (3.61%) Firewall
4 3 (3.61%) Skype
4 3 (3.61%) WAN
5 2 (2.41%) DNS
5 2 (2.41%) LAN
5 2 (2.41%) NAS
5 2 (2.41%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.20%) DHCP
6 1 (1.20%) Extranet
6 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.20%) PBX
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.20%) VLAN
6 1 (1.20%) VoIP
6 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) MorphX
3 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.20%) CasperJS
4 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Grunt
4 1 (1.20%) gulp
4 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Advertising
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Architect
2 20 (24.10%) Information Architect
3 14 (16.87%) Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Author
7 4 (4.82%) Content Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Author
7 4 (4.82%) Web Content Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Web Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) PMO Lead
8 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) CSS
2 8 (9.64%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.82%) Sphinx
4 4 (4.82%) XML
5 3 (3.61%) jQuery
6 1 (1.20%) Ajax
6 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.20%) HTML5
6 1 (1.20%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
3 13 (15.66%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) BYOD
4 2 (2.41%) CESG
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) EPoS
4 2 (2.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.41%) iPhone
4 2 (2.41%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Information Architecture
1 24 (28.92%) Migration
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.10%) Content Management
4 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (19.28%) Data Modelling
5 16 (19.28%) Workflow
6 15 (18.07%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (16.87%) Analytical Thinking
8 12 (14.46%) Data Architecture
8 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
9 11 (13.25%) ETL
9 11 (13.25%) Validation
10 10 (12.05%) Content Development
11 9 (10.84%) Analytics
12 8 (9.64%) Data Management
13 7 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (8.43%) ITIL
14 6 (7.23%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) C#
2 6 (7.23%) SQL
3 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.82%) C++
4 4 (4.82%) Fortran
4 4 (4.82%) VB
5 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.61%) X++
6 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) Java
7 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) MCITP
2 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.20%) MCTS
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) Data Quality
1 7 (8.43%) PMO
2 5 (6.02%) GMP
3 1 (1.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.20%) PSD2
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) XenApp
3 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Google
3 5 (6.02%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.61%) Citrix
4 3 (3.61%) Nintex
4 3 (3.61%) Planview
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) Adobe
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) Sage
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
6 1 (1.20%) Altiris
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Hummingbird
6 1 (1.20%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.20%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau