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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 46 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.74% 2.89% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.09% 13.23% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £364 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £458 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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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
241 257 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.34% 21.85% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 152 81
Average daily rate £380 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.35% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 40 (43.01%) Microsoft
2 31 (33.33%) Finance
3 26 (27.96%) Data Centre
4 25 (26.88%) Migration
4 25 (26.88%) Banking
5 23 (24.73%) Citrix
5 23 (24.73%) Windows
6 21 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (20.43%) .NET
8 17 (18.28%) MS Office
8 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
9 15 (16.13%) Network Security
10 12 (12.90%) Lync
10 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
10 12 (12.90%) Change Management
10 12 (12.90%) Project Management
11 11 (11.83%) ITIL
11 11 (11.83%) Office 365
11 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Cisco
13 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.68%) SQL
13 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
13 9 (9.68%) QA
14 8 (8.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
14 8 (8.60%) CRM
14 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
15 7 (7.53%) C#

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (12.90%) Lync
3 8 (8.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Office
2 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) Network Security
2 7 (7.53%) Intranet
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
3 6 (6.45%) WAN
4 3 (3.23%) Firewall
4 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.15%) Wireless
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.15%) VPN
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.08%) WebEx
6 1 (1.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.23%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.15%) MSI
4 2 (2.15%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (26.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Analyst
2 12 (12.90%) Administrator
3 10 (10.75%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Coordinator
4 9 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Developer
5 8 (8.60%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Network Project Manager
9 3 (3.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) .NET
2 7 (7.53%) Application Packaging
3 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.38%) CSS
5 4 (4.30%) HTML
5 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) User Experience
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) RMADS
4 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.45%) Android
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Migration
2 12 (12.90%) Change Management
2 12 (12.90%) Project Management
3 11 (11.83%) ITIL
3 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.60%) CRM
5 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.38%) Workflow
6 5 (5.38%) Document Management
6 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.38%) Time Management
6 5 (5.38%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Dependency Management
6 5 (5.38%) Coaching
7 4 (4.30%) Open Source
7 4 (4.30%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.30%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) C#
2 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
4 3 (3.23%) VB
5 2 (2.15%) VBA
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.23%) HND
3 3 (3.23%) CCNP
3 3 (3.23%) CCNA
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.23%) Xen
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.08%) MIIS
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.73%) Citrix
3 10 (10.75%) Cisco
4 7 (7.53%) VMware
5 4 (4.30%) Veeam
6 3 (3.23%) Lotus
6 3 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe
8 1 (1.08%) NetApp
8 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.08%) Remedy
8 1 (1.08%) Google
8 1 (1.08%) Crossbeam
8 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.08%) AlgoSec