The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 114 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 14 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 1.23% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.53% 7.09% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 12
Average daily rate £408 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
397 409 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.57% 17.34% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 216 211
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £28.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint Server
UK

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
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 Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 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
Aberdeen +9 3 £425 +13.33%
Glasgow 0 2 £399 +10.76%
Edinburgh -28 1 - -
SharePoint Server
UK

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 21 (77.78%) .NET
4 19 (70.37%) Windows
5 15 (55.56%) C#
6 12 (44.44%) XML
6 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 11 (40.74%) MS Project Server
7 11 (40.74%) MS Project
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 9 (33.33%) Web Services
8 9 (33.33%) MS Office
8 9 (33.33%) Workflow
9 8 (29.63%) InfoPath
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) SLA
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (25.93%) OO
10 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
10 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) IIS
10 7 (25.93%) XSLT
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (25.93%) Ajax

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (40.74%) MS Project Server
3 7 (25.93%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.70%) LiveLink
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Project
2 9 (33.33%) MS Office
3 8 (29.63%) InfoPath
4 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2000
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (18.52%) IDOL
3 1 (3.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) XML
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 11 (40.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) XSLT
5 7 (25.93%) Ajax
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) XSL
8 2 (7.41%) WCF
8 2 (7.41%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Workflow
2 7 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (25.93%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (18.52%) VBScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Meridio
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Kofax