The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 20 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.57% 6.45% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.71% 36.36% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.76% +18.05%
SharePoint
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.00% 17.74% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £356 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -10 5 £300 -14.28% 1
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Project
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) MorphX
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft