The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Aberdeen region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 6 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.76% 13.30% 4.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 62.50% 52.08% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.27%
Application Platforms Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.02% 25.53% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 20
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.83 £34.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 13 (43.33%) .NET
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (23.33%) IBM Notes
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) Lotus
4 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
5 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) SAP
5 6 (20.00%) OOP
5 6 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) MS Project
6 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) SAP HR
7 4 (13.33%) Intranet
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) ERP
7 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) XSLT

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 7 (23.33%) IBM Notes
1 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Project
2 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 4 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.33%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) ERP Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.33%) Training Manager
6 1 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (13.33%) XML
5 4 (13.33%) XSLT
5 4 (13.33%) CAML
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) MDX
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Kindle
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) OOP
1 6 (20.00%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Document Management
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Logistics
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSD
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Lotus
3 6 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Infor
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
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