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 1 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 47 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 33 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.76% 3.39% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.93% 19.90% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 8
Average daily rate
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£370 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -30.00%
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
184 191 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.38% 17.05% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 84 49
Average daily rate £364 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £282 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +8.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 25 (37.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 19 (28.79%) C#
6 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
8 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 14 (21.21%) Lync
8 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
9 13 (19.70%) XML
9 13 (19.70%) JSON
9 13 (19.70%) Finance
10 12 (18.18%) IIS
10 12 (18.18%) SQL
11 11 (16.67%) Web Services
11 11 (16.67%) Intranet
11 11 (16.67%) QA
11 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (15.15%) RESTful
12 10 (15.15%) SOAP
12 10 (15.15%) HTML
13 9 (13.64%) CSS
14 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (12.12%) MS Office
14 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (10.61%) VBA
15 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
15 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 25 (37.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 14 (21.21%) Lync
3 12 (18.18%) IIS
4 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (10.61%) CMS
6 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.03%) Documentum
8 1 (1.52%) SAS
8 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Intranet
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
4 1 (1.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) OLAP
7 1 (1.52%) MS Access
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Developer
2 30 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.06%) MI Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.06%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Project Accountant
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.70%) XML
3 13 (19.70%) JSON
4 11 (16.67%) Web Services
5 10 (15.15%) RESTful
5 10 (15.15%) HTML
5 10 (15.15%) SOAP
6 9 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (9.09%) HTML5
8 4 (6.06%) jQuery
9 2 (3.03%) CSS3
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.52%) J2EE
10 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
2 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
3 5 (7.58%) Project Management
3 5 (7.58%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) Migration
4 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.06%) CRM
4 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
4 4 (6.06%) ETL
5 3 (4.55%) Quality Management
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.03%) MVC
7 1 (1.52%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) C#
2 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 12 (18.18%) SQL
5 7 (10.61%) VBA
6 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) MCTS
3 2 (3.03%) MCITP
3 2 (3.03%) ACCA
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) Legato
2 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (1.52%) Apple
3 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.52%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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