The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Belfast region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank - 25 18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.75% 5.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.35% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -18.00%
Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.30% 17.16% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 14
Average daily rate - £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SharePoint
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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 11 July 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Intranet
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Extranet
3 3 (33.33%) WebTrends
3 3 (33.33%) Websense
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Replication
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Intranet
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Product Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Websense
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle