Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 32 21
Rank change year-on-year -22 -11 +18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.77% 3.66% 3.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.28% 24.07% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £254 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.78% -5.58% -17.31%
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £23.68
% change year-on-year -27.00% +5.60% +27.97%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 81 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.04% 15.21% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 8
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £270 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.78% -30.32% +26.02%
10th Percentile £369 £213 £226
90th Percentile £458 £420 £523
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.42 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +2.21% -9.33% +16.42%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Northern Ireland

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Northern Ireland

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Northern Ireland

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint 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 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -22 13 £375 +45.63% 2
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Records Management
4 4 (28.57%) PMO
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) EDRMS
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
7 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
7 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V

SharePoint
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Implementation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Records Management
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft