The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SharePoint
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -43 +2  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.54% 3.57% 8.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 21.43% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £265 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.61% +93.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.04% -2.38%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 40 14 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 12.31% 16.67% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 10
Median daily rate £365 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.51% +106.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £345 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Belfast

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Belfast

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (50.00%) Advertising
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) PKI
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (12.50%) CyberTech

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) CyberTech
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NICE Systems
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow