Period
to 24 July 2017

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 July 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 28 21
Rank change year-on-year -40 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.22% 3.72% 5.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.48% 25.71% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
Northern Ireland median daily rate £324 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.43% +64.71% -23.42%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £163
90th Percentile £416 £469 £334
UK median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.04% +8.89% +12.50%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 84 35 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 14.33% 14.46% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 8 18
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +55.56% -25.31%
10th Percentile £258 £268 £119
90th Percentile £438 £451 £483
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £12.00 £13.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -56.64% -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.39 £19.48
% change year-on-year -6.82% +4.68% +11.30%

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 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 -44 9 £315 -10.00% 2
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) IBM Notes
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Lotus
3 6 (46.15%) SCOM
3 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) NICE Systems
4 5 (38.46%) NAS
4 5 (38.46%) CyberTech
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (38.46%) ServiceNow
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (38.46%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 5 (38.46%) PKI
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Avaya
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery

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 6 (46.15%) IBM Notes
1 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Wintel Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Lotus
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya
3 5 (38.46%) CyberTech
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) NICE Systems
3 5 (38.46%) ServiceNow