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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 52 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 33 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.70% 2.66% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.30% 16.30% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 8
Average daily rate
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£364 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £380 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
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 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
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
171 184 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.00% 16.31% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 77 49
Average daily rate £360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £252 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £449 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 40 (60.61%) .NET
2 26 (39.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (31.82%) C#
4 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
7 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
8 15 (22.73%) Lync
8 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 13 (19.70%) IIS
9 13 (19.70%) SQL
9 13 (19.70%) XML
9 13 (19.70%) JSON
10 12 (18.18%) QA
10 12 (18.18%) Finance
11 11 (16.67%) Web Services
11 11 (16.67%) Intranet
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
13 9 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (12.12%) MS Office
15 7 (10.61%) VBA
15 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
15 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.61%) CMS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (39.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 15 (22.73%) Lync
3 13 (19.70%) IIS
4 9 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (10.61%) CMS
6 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.03%) Documentum
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.52%) SAS
8 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
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
4 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) 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 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) 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%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.52%) MS Access
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) OLAP
7 1 (1.52%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Developer
2 31 (46.97%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.06%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
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%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) .NET
2 17 (25.76%) 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%) SOAP
5 10 (15.15%) HTML
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 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.03%) Clustering
1 2 (3.03%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
1 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (9.09%) Migration
2 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 5 (7.58%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) Project Management
4 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.06%) ETL
4 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
4 4 (6.06%) CRM
5 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.03%) MVC
6 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.52%) Transition Management
7 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) C#
2 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
4 13 (19.70%) 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%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Legato
2 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.52%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) Apple
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
3 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.52%) Kofax