The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 58 67 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -29  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 12 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.35% 1.45% 3.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 6.85% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 28
Median daily rate £400 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.13% -6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £269 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.48% +3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £26.83 £26.27
% change year-on-year +1.56% +2.12%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 120 321 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.50% 21.19% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 182 117
Median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Edinburgh

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) Banking
5 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) MS Office
6 6 (17.65%) PMO
7 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Legal
8 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 4 (11.76%) C#
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (11.76%) Office 365
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) German Language
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) DBA
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (2.94%) Communications Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Intranet Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) LINQ
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) AIX
1 1 (2.94%) OS/2
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Governance
5 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.94%) FlexNet
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.94%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Charles River
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Casewise
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) Intel
4 1 (2.94%) Nintex