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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 13 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.45% 4.26% 3.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.43% 50.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £90 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +2.43%
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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
23 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.47% 8.51% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 22
Average daily rate £215 £90 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -72.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £90 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £90 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (75.00%) Cognos
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Lotus
3 5 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (62.50%) Intranet
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Extranet
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 4 (50.00%) Replication
4 4 (50.00%) assyst
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) COM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
3 5 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Intranet
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Web Support Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) E-Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cognos
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau