The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 101 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 24 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 1.82% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.11% 10.48% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 11
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £29.00 £43.87
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -33.89%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
393 420 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.69% 17.40% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 221 205
Average daily rate £371 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £27.90 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SharePoint 2010
UK

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Scotland region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Scotland region.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SharePoint 2010
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 12 £363 +1.75% 1
Edinburgh -26 3 £305 +2.35%
East Lothian - 2 £313 -
Aberdeen -11 1 £375 +1.69% 1
Dundee - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
SharePoint 2010
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SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 53 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 36 (67.92%) .NET
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 21 (39.62%) C#
4 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
5 19 (35.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
7 13 (24.53%) VB
7 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
7 13 (24.53%) Intranet
8 12 (22.64%) VBA
8 12 (22.64%) HTML
9 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.75%) MS Access
9 11 (20.75%) CSS
9 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.87%) OO
10 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
10 10 (18.87%) VB6
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (15.09%) IIS
12 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
13 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
14 6 (11.32%) Finance
14 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
15 5 (9.43%) Degree
15 5 (9.43%) jQuery

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 19 (35.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (15.09%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.66%) Lync
5 3 (5.66%) Apache
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.89%) CMS
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Extranet
2 1 (1.89%) PBX
2 1 (1.89%) SMTP
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) MS Access
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.89%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (15.09%) Programmer
5 7 (13.21%) Administrator
6 6 (11.32%) Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.89%) IT Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
3 12 (22.64%) HTML
4 11 (20.75%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.43%) jQuery
6 3 (5.66%) XML
6 3 (5.66%) XSL
6 3 (5.66%) Classic ASP
7 2 (3.77%) XSLT
7 2 (3.77%) Web Services
8 1 (1.89%) EDI
8 1 (1.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) OO
2 5 (9.43%) Workflow
2 5 (9.43%) Change Management
3 4 (7.55%) Scrum
3 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
3 4 (7.55%) Data Management
3 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Web Development
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.66%) UML
4 3 (5.66%) OOD
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.77%) MVC
5 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL
6 1 (1.89%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (1.89%) Project Management
6 1 (1.89%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 13 (24.53%) VB
4 12 (22.64%) VBA
5 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.87%) VB6
7 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.66%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.77%) XPath
9 2 (3.77%) XQuery
10 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) MCTS
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) IBM
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Cognos
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
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