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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 71 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 22 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 3.46% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.08% 20.09% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 11
Average daily rate £300 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £455 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
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
362 234 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.51% 17.22% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 123 105
Average daily rate £386 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.02 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 12 February 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 45 (56.96%) Finance
2 35 (44.30%) Banking
3 32 (40.51%) Migration
4 30 (37.97%) Data Centre
5 28 (35.44%) Citrix
6 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
6 27 (34.18%) Network Security
7 24 (30.38%) Windows
8 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
10 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
10 15 (18.99%) Unix
10 15 (18.99%) Splunk
10 15 (18.99%) SIEM
10 15 (18.99%) Threat Modelling
11 14 (17.72%) QRadar
11 14 (17.72%) Taxonomies
11 14 (17.72%) CISSP
11 14 (17.72%) CISMP
12 13 (16.46%) .NET
13 11 (13.92%) Project Management
14 10 (12.66%) Change Control
14 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.39%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (11.39%) SQL
16 8 (10.13%) C#
16 8 (10.13%) MS Office
16 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
17 7 (8.86%) Change Management
17 7 (8.86%) Management Information System

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (7.59%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) CMS
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.13%) MS Office
4 7 (8.86%) MS Project
5 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) WebEx
3 1 (1.27%) Intranet
3 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) DTS
5 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) OLAP
5 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) Fiddler
General
1 45 (56.96%) Finance
2 35 (44.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Project Manager
2 16 (20.25%) Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) SIEM Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Splunk Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Architect
6 8 (10.13%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Service Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Banking Project Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Security Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) CSS
3 2 (2.53%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.27%) CSS3
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.27%) MDX
4 1 (1.27%) REST
4 1 (1.27%) SOAP
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.97%) Data Centre
2 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.72%) Taxonomies
4 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.06%) Clustering
6 3 (3.80%) PMI
7 2 (2.53%) Statistics
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) CMDB
8 1 (1.27%) Handset
8 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.27%) NHS
8 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Unix
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Migration
2 15 (18.99%) SIEM
2 15 (18.99%) Threat Modelling
3 11 (13.92%) Project Management
4 10 (12.66%) Change Control
4 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
6 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.59%) Analytics
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
7 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.33%) CRM
8 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.33%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.33%) Service Management
8 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) CISMP
1 14 (17.72%) CISSP
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.27%) XenApp
3 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) QRadar
2 1 (1.27%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Citrix
2 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.99%) Splunk
4 5 (6.33%) NetApp
5 3 (3.80%) Google
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
6 2 (2.53%) BMC
6 2 (2.53%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.27%) AppSense
7 1 (1.27%) FrontRange
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) PayPal
7 1 (1.27%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.27%) Symantec
7 1 (1.27%) Veeam
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