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 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 60 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.13% 2.84% 2.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.32% 13.55% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £312 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +2.46%
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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
228 273 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.70% 20.94% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 171 74
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015, 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 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.63%) .NET
3 35 (30.97%) Finance
4 29 (25.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (20.35%) Windows
6 22 (19.47%) MS Office
6 22 (19.47%) C#
7 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
7 21 (18.58%) Data Centre
8 18 (15.93%) Banking
8 18 (15.93%) Citrix
8 18 (15.93%) Migration
9 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
9 16 (14.16%) PRINCE2
10 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
10 15 (13.27%) Project Management
10 15 (13.27%) Change Management
11 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET
12 13 (11.50%) CSS
12 13 (11.50%) ITIL
12 13 (11.50%) QA
13 12 (10.62%) Lync
13 12 (10.62%) HTML
13 12 (10.62%) SQL
14 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
14 11 (9.73%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (8.85%) Network Security
15 10 (8.85%) IIS
16 9 (7.96%) Intranet
16 9 (7.96%) Cisco

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 29 (25.66%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (10.62%) Lync
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (8.85%) IIS
5 6 (5.31%) IBM Notes
5 6 (5.31%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.42%) CMS
7 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.77%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (19.47%) MS Office
2 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.19%) MS Project
4 6 (5.31%) InfoPath
5 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.88%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Towers Watson Igloo
1 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Network Security
2 9 (7.96%) Intranet
3 6 (5.31%) LAN
3 6 (5.31%) WAN
4 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.65%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.77%) Wireless
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.77%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) Extranet
6 1 (0.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.31%) MS Access
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.77%) MSI
3 2 (1.77%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (30.97%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Analyst
2 26 (23.01%) Developer
3 19 (16.81%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Administrator
5 11 (9.73%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Coordinator
6 9 (7.96%) PMO Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Architect
8 7 (6.19%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) SharePoint Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Programme Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Programme Support Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) IT Support
12 3 (2.65%) IT Support Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.63%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET
3 13 (11.50%) CSS
4 12 (10.62%) HTML
5 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.31%) Application Packaging
6 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
8 4 (3.54%) HTML5
9 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.77%) CSS3
10 2 (1.77%) jQuery
11 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.31%) User Experience
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.54%) RMADS
5 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.42%) Android
3 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.65%) Linux
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.93%) Migration
2 16 (14.16%) PRINCE2
3 15 (13.27%) Project Management
3 15 (13.27%) Change Management
4 13 (11.50%) ITIL
5 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.19%) CRM
7 6 (5.31%) MVC
7 6 (5.31%) Resource Management
8 5 (4.42%) Time Management
8 5 (4.42%) Dependency Management
8 5 (4.42%) Coaching
8 5 (4.42%) Document Management
8 5 (4.42%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.54%) Workflow
9 4 (3.54%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.47%) C#
2 12 (10.62%) SQL
3 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.08%) VBA
5 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.65%) VBScript
6 3 (2.65%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) Java
7 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 3 (2.65%) CCNP
3 3 (2.65%) CCNA
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.77%) HND
4 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.65%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.65%) Xen
4 2 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) Citrix
3 9 (7.96%) Cisco
4 8 (7.08%) Lotus
5 5 (4.42%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) Veeam
6 3 (2.65%) HP
7 2 (1.77%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) AlgoSec
8 1 (0.88%) Crossbeam
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy
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