The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 112 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 4 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 1.73% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£325 £238 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -29.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.25
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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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
443 405 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.54% 17.90% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 181 179
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) XSLT
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) IDOL
3 6 (46.15%) Meridio
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
5 3 (23.08%) InfoPath
5 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) VBA
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
1 3 (23.08%) InfoPath
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) IDOL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Change Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) XSLT
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Meridio
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix