The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 92 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £316 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £356 £354
% change year-on-year
-9.89% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
SharePoint Server
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
300 256 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.56% 17.55% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 141 138
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £19.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle