Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 61 77
Rank change year-on-year -26 +16 -40
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 54 103 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.88% 2.77% 2.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.00% 18.69% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 58 48
Manchester median daily rate £388 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £211 £176 £175
90th Percentile £608 £441 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Manchester median hourly rate £11.70 £101.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.45% +586.44% +18.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £31.63 £13.43
90th Percentile £12.04 £175.88 £15.68
North West median hourly rate £20.84 £20.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year +1.66% -22.08% -1.94%

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 450 551 542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.63% 14.84% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 322 324
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £170 £207 £213
90th Percentile £540 £525 £538
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 15
Manchester median hourly rate £22.00 £25.13 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.45% +62.11% -11.43%
10th Percentile £10.20 £15.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £144.00 £56.73 £21.95
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.53% +16.51% -2.78%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +3 4 £450 +275.00% 1
Bolton -10 4 £500 +81.82% 1
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
4 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.22%) ETL
4 12 (22.22%) Migration
4 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.37%) Office 365
6 10 (18.52%) .NET
7 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 9 (16.67%) Workflow
8 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (12.96%) HTML
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (12.96%) ITIL
9 7 (12.96%) Intranet
9 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (11.11%) Retail
10 6 (11.11%) Change Management
10 6 (11.11%) Finance
10 6 (11.11%) MVC
10 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (11.11%) Windows
10 6 (11.11%) CSS
10 6 (11.11%) JavaScript

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 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Primavera
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Yammer
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.85%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Intranet
2 4 (7.41%) Skype
3 3 (5.56%) VPN
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.85%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) MorphX
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Information Architect
4 5 (9.26%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Project Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Project Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) CSS
4 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
5 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) iPhone
2 3 (5.56%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Life Science
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) ETL
1 12 (22.22%) Migration
2 9 (16.67%) Workflow
3 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 6 (11.11%) Change Management
5 6 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) MVC
6 5 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.41%) Data Management
7 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.56%) X++
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) MCPD
3 1 (1.85%) MCSD
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) PMO
2 5 (9.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) JD Edwards
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 3 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Altiris
4 1 (1.85%) AppSense
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Hummingbird
4 1 (1.85%) hybris
4 1 (1.85%) iManage
4 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.85%) Nintex
4 1 (1.85%) Progress
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau