Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 82 66
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 81 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.78% 2.35% 2.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.31% 16.50% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 67
Manchester median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £143 £202 £197
90th Percentile £676 £499 £506
North West median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Manchester median hourly rate £11.70 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.03% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £14.38 £11.34
90th Percentile £15.24 £87.40 £17.63
North West median hourly rate £19.35 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.91% -36.00% -6.82%

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 468 503 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.05% 14.25% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 318 379
Manchester median daily rate £415 £379 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -7.68% +24.24%
10th Percentile £208 £220 £256
90th Percentile £605 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £395 £388 £415
% change year-on-year +1.94% -6.63% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +21.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.18
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £14.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year +47.35% -14.69% +4.20%

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 November 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 November 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 - 7 £533 - 2
Bolton -4 5 £450 +56.52%
Wigan -4 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £313 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.40%) Migration
4 19 (23.46%) Workflow
5 18 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (22.22%) Intranet
6 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
6 16 (19.75%) Data Modelling
6 16 (19.75%) Information Architecture
6 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (18.52%) .NET
7 15 (18.52%) ETL
8 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
8 14 (17.28%) Content Management
8 14 (17.28%) Analytical Thinking
9 13 (16.05%) Taxonomies
9 13 (16.05%) CMS
9 13 (16.05%) SQL
10 12 (14.81%) C#
10 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (14.81%) Data Migration
10 12 (14.81%) Data Architecture
10 12 (14.81%) Office 365
11 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
12 10 (12.35%) ITIL
12 10 (12.35%) Validation
12 10 (12.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 10 (12.35%) Content Development

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 13 (16.05%) CMS
2 6 (7.41%) Confluence
2 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.94%) WordPress
5 3 (3.70%) IIS
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.23%) Drupal
7 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.94%) LaTeX
5 3 (3.70%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Office 365
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Slack
3 2 (2.47%) Trello
4 1 (1.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Intranet
2 5 (6.17%) VPN
3 4 (4.94%) Skype
3 4 (4.94%) WAN
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) Firewall
4 3 (3.70%) SAN
4 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) Extranet
6 1 (1.23%) NAS
6 1 (1.23%) PBX
6 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.23%) VLAN
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.88%) JIRA
3 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.70%) MorphX
5 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.23%) CasperJS
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Grunt
5 1 (1.23%) gulp
5 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
1 7 (8.64%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Architect
2 16 (19.75%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Information Architect
3 14 (17.28%) Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Administrator
4 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Project Leader
5 5 (6.17%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Author
6 4 (4.94%) DBA
6 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Author
7 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) IT Project Leader
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) CSS
2 9 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.41%) jQuery
5 4 (4.94%) Sphinx
5 4 (4.94%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.23%) Ajax
8 1 (1.23%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.23%) HTML5
8 1 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.23%) Node.js
8 1 (1.23%) RESTful
8 1 (1.23%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
3 13 (16.05%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.94%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) EPoS
5 3 (3.70%) iPhone
6 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.47%) iPad
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.23%) BYOD
7 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Migration
3 19 (23.46%) Workflow
4 18 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (19.75%) Data Modelling
5 16 (19.75%) Information Architecture
6 15 (18.52%) ETL
6 15 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (17.28%) Analytical Thinking
7 14 (17.28%) Content Management
8 12 (14.81%) Data Architecture
8 12 (14.81%) Data Migration
9 10 (12.35%) Content Development
9 10 (12.35%) ITIL
9 10 (12.35%) Validation
10 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 8 (9.88%) Data Management
12 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) C#
3 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.94%) C++
4 4 (4.94%) Fortran
5 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.70%) X++
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.23%) MCITP
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) GMP
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) JD Edwards
2 5 (6.17%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.94%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
4 3 (3.70%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.70%) Nintex
4 3 (3.70%) Splunk
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) AppSense
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Hummingbird
6 1 (1.23%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.23%) Progress
6 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.23%) Sage
6 1 (1.23%) SAP