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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 16 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.05% - 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.00% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
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
10 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.51% 2.86% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate £363 £700 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +108.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £700 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 28 July 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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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 - 3 £350 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) Cognos
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Lotus
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
1 7 (63.64%) IBM Notes
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (54.55%) Intranet
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 6 (54.55%) Extranet
3 5 (45.45%) ISA Server
3 5 (45.45%) Replication
3 5 (45.45%) assyst
4 3 (27.27%) COM
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (9.09%) UX Design
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) Advertising
6 1 (9.09%) Migration

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) IBM Notes
2 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Intranet
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
1 6 (54.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Support Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Web Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Web Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) COM
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
3 1 (9.09%) UX Design
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cognos
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Lotus
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle