The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 11 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 11 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.38% 10.71% 5.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 55.00% 54.55% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Application Platforms Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
20 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.87% 19.64% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 16
Average daily rate £475 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.47% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £34.23
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 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
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 28 August 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 16 (45.71%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Lotus
4 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 9 (25.71%) IBM Notes
4 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
4 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (17.14%) SAP
6 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) OOP
6 6 (17.14%) OO
6 6 (17.14%) Finance
6 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (17.14%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (17.14%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) SAP HR
7 5 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 5 (14.29%) MS Project
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.43%) XML
8 4 (11.43%) XSLT
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
8 4 (11.43%) ERP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (25.71%) IBM Notes
1 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) LiveLink
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (14.29%) SAP HR
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.86%) EDMS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) ERP Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
5 4 (11.43%) CAML
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.43%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) XSLT
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.57%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) MDX
8 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Kindle
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) OOP
1 6 (17.14%) OO
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) ERP
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Document Management
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) SOA
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Lotus
3 6 (17.14%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.86%) Infor
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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