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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 12 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.78% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.36% 8.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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
11 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.64% 9.76% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate £350 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £113 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +11 4 £350 +7.69% 3
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Cognos
2 7 (58.33%) Lotus
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Notes
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (50.00%) Intranet
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) Extranet
4 5 (41.67%) ISA Server
4 5 (41.67%) assyst
4 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 3 (25.00%) COM
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) UX Design
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (58.33%) IIS
1 7 (58.33%) IBM Notes
2 6 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Intranet
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
1 6 (50.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Web Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Web Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) COM
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (8.33%) UX Design
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Lotus
2 7 (58.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware