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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 17 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.08% 3.81% 2.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.78% 44.44% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £90 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.09%
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
23 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.23% 8.57% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 23
Average daily rate £208 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.46% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £151 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £639 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 2 June 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 +1 7 £200 +122.22% 3
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) IIS
2 7 (70.00%) Cognos
2 7 (70.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Lotus
3 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (60.00%) Intranet
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) Extranet
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 5 (50.00%) assyst
4 5 (50.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) COM
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) CMS
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) Apache
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (80.00%) IIS
2 7 (70.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Intranet
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Support Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Web Support Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) COM
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) UX Design
3 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cognos
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau