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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 15 21 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.00% 1.89% 16.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.29% 13.33% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
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
17 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.00% 14.15% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 12
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 6 £400 - 3
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) KYC
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) KYC
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft