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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 32 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.61% 4.30% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 30.77% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%

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
30 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.04% 13.98% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 9
Median daily rate £250 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £9.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -13 5 £250 -
County Armagh - 1 £250 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) Sage
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking

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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow