Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 69 27
Rank change year-on-year +23 -42 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.33% 1.97% 2.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.78% 13.19% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Northern Ireland median daily rate £525 £324 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.04% +8.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £490 £258 £260
90th Percentile £560 £380 £478
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.22 £24.00
% change year-on-year +11.29% -15.76% +10.65%

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 92 91 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.77% 14.97% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 70 7
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £411 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +37.08% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £268 £265
90th Percentile £538 £438 £460
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.88
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.25
90th Percentile £13.75 - £20.94
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £19.63 £20.39
% change year-on-year +3.18% -3.75% +1.95%

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 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 20 August 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 +28 6 £525 +66.67%
County Armagh - 1 - -
County Londonderry - 1 - - 2
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) Due Diligence
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Due Diligence
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft