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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 40 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 47 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.29% 2.67% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.29% 14.61% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £311 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.09%
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
257 219 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.98% 18.28% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 147 60
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 38 (42.22%) .NET
2 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (27.78%) C#
5 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
5 22 (24.44%) Finance
6 19 (21.11%) Windows
7 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
7 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET
7 16 (17.78%) CSS
8 15 (16.67%) MS Office
8 15 (16.67%) HTML
9 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.44%) SQL
11 12 (13.33%) Lync
12 11 (12.22%) IIS
12 11 (12.22%) VBA
12 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.22%) Citrix
12 11 (12.22%) Project Management
12 11 (12.22%) Migration
13 10 (11.11%) Banking
13 10 (11.11%) Lotus
13 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
13 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 10 (11.11%) QA
14 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
14 9 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (10.00%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (28.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (13.33%) Lync
3 11 (12.22%) IIS
4 9 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (8.89%) IBM Notes
6 5 (5.56%) CMS
7 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
8 2 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.11%) JBoss
9 1 (1.11%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.67%) MS Office
3 6 (6.67%) MS Project
4 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.44%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.11%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
1 1 (1.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) LAN
1 6 (6.67%) WAN
2 4 (4.44%) Network Security
3 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.22%) Wireless
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.22%) VPN
4 2 (2.22%) Intranet
5 1 (1.11%) Extranet
5 1 (1.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) MS Access
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Law
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Administrator
5 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Programme Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Programme Support Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) IT Support
10 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.33%) Network Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) .NET
2 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET
2 16 (17.78%) CSS
3 15 (16.67%) HTML
4 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 5 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 4 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (2.22%) jQuery
8 2 (2.22%) CSS3
8 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.11%) XML
9 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) User Experience
3 4 (4.44%) RMADS
4 2 (2.22%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.11%) GIS
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.11%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.44%) Android
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.33%) Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
1 11 (12.22%) Project Management
1 11 (12.22%) Migration
2 9 (10.00%) Change Management
2 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (8.89%) MVC
4 7 (7.78%) ITIL
5 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.56%) Document Management
7 4 (4.44%) Information Security
7 4 (4.44%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
7 4 (4.44%) Coaching
8 3 (3.33%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) C#
2 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.44%) SQL
3 11 (12.22%) VBA
4 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) CCNP
3 3 (3.33%) CCNA
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) HND
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) Xen
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) Citrix
3 10 (11.11%) Lotus
4 8 (8.89%) Cisco
5 4 (4.44%) VMware
6 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 3 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Veeam
8 1 (1.11%) NetApp
8 1 (1.11%) Adobe
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