The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 85 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.075% 0.13% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.91% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
156 110 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.71% 14.55% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 43 81
Average daily rate £385 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £134 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.06 £22.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint Server
Scotland

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Edinburgh region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SharePoint Server
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint Server.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Kofax
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Kofax