Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 84 61
Rank change year-on-year -45 -23 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 28 56 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 1.99% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.67% 13.24% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 51
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £272 £172 £200
90th Percentile £444 £475 £438
North West median daily rate £333 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £13.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £12.64 - £20.00
90th Percentile £14.24 - £163.00
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £17.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year -16.38% -15.41% -25.45%

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 494 423 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.25% 15.01% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 252 296
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £170 £209
90th Percentile £588 £538 £515
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.72% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 11
Manchester median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.88% -55.56% +148.28%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.02 £15.00
90th Percentile £55.25 £143.20 £193.75
North West median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +71.88% -21.53% -2.90%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -3 4 £413 -2.94% 3
Rochdale - 4 - -
Sale - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Office 365
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
5 5 (17.86%) Information Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Workflow
5 5 (17.86%) Google
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 4 (14.29%) Web 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 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
2 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) Skype
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Intranet
3 2 (7.14%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.71%) Power BI
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Content Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Web Content Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Web Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) React Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) LDAP
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.57%) React
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) SignalR
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Web 2.0
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (21.43%) Analytics
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Information Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Content Management
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (10.71%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (10.71%) WSUS
3 2 (7.14%) MaaS360
4 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) IronPort
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) iManage
6 1 (3.57%) Meraki
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec