The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 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
Rank 74 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 20 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 3.70% 2.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 21.09% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 13
Average daily rate £412 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +19.04%
SharePoint
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
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SharePoint 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.

1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 18 (34.62%) Banking
4 16 (30.77%) Citrix
5 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
6 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 11 (21.15%) SQL
7 11 (21.15%) Migration
7 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (19.23%) Network Security
8 10 (19.23%) .NET
8 10 (19.23%) Unix
9 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
9 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.38%) Splunk
10 8 (15.38%) SIEM
10 8 (15.38%) Change Control
10 8 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
11 7 (13.46%) QRadar
11 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (13.46%) CISMP
11 7 (13.46%) Taxonomies
11 7 (13.46%) Quality Management
11 7 (13.46%) CISSP
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle
12 6 (11.54%) MS Project
12 6 (11.54%) C#
12 6 (11.54%) Linux
12 6 (11.54%) Change Management

SharePoint
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Project
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Network Security
2 4 (7.69%) Intranet
2 4 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 4 (7.69%) SSH
3 2 (3.85%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Skype
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.85%) Informix
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) DTS
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) PVCS
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 18 (34.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) SIEM Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Splunk Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Unix Support
6 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) SAML
4 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.46%) Taxonomies
4 4 (7.69%) Clustering
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) PMI
5 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) CMDB
6 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Unix
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Migration
2 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.38%) Change Control
3 8 (15.38%) SIEM
3 8 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
4 7 (13.46%) Quality Management
4 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) C#
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CISMP
1 7 (13.46%) CISSP
2 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) XenApp
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) QRadar
2 2 (3.85%) WSUS
2 2 (3.85%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) Citrix
3 8 (15.38%) Splunk
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle
5 6 (11.54%) VMware
6 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.85%) F5
7 2 (3.85%) Sun
8 1 (1.92%) AppSense
8 1 (1.92%) Google
8 1 (1.92%) PayPal
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam
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