The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.98% 0.88% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 7.14% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.86% 12.28% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate £318 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Belfast region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Belfast region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Extranet
3 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Product Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Websense
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
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