The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 110 96 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.64% 3.63% 4.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.91% 20.21% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 71
Average daily rate
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£348 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £76.05 £16.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+375.31% -39.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -
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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
502 475 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.60% 17.97% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 268 219
Average daily rate £381 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.10 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

SharePoint
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 52 £350 +11.11% 10
Glasgow +6 29 £325 -7.14% 8
Renfrewshire -4 11 £384 -6.28% 2
Stirling -5 5 £350 - 1
North Lanarkshire 0 3 - - 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Aberdeen -10 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 84 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 69 (34.16%) .NET
3 61 (30.20%) Finance
4 56 (27.72%) C#
5 55 (27.23%) SQL Server
6 51 (25.25%) MS Excel
7 47 (23.27%) SQL
8 45 (22.28%) Windows
9 42 (20.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 36 (17.82%) MS Office
11 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET
12 32 (15.84%) CSS
12 32 (15.84%) HTML
13 31 (15.35%) JavaScript
14 28 (13.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 24 (11.88%) MS Project
16 23 (11.39%) Project Management
17 21 (10.40%) Banking
18 20 (9.90%) Migration
18 20 (9.90%) .NET Framework
18 20 (9.90%) VBA
18 20 (9.90%) Active Directory
19 19 (9.41%) PRINCE2
19 19 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (8.91%) Business Analysis
21 16 (7.92%) Visual Studio
21 16 (7.92%) IIS
22 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
22 15 (7.43%) Lync
22 15 (7.43%) Security Cleared

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (20.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 28 (13.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (7.92%) IIS
4 15 (7.43%) Lync
5 10 (4.95%) IBM Notes
6 8 (3.96%) MS Project Server
6 8 (3.96%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.47%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.97%) CMS
9 5 (2.48%) FileNet
10 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.99%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.99%) Documentum
11 2 (0.99%) JBoss
11 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (25.25%) MS Excel
2 36 (17.82%) MS Office
3 24 (11.88%) MS Project
4 11 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.96%) InfoPath
6 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.50%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) FRx
2 1 (0.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) Office 365
2 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.47%) Intranet
2 6 (2.97%) Network Security
3 5 (2.48%) LAN
3 5 (2.48%) WAN
3 5 (2.48%) Extranet
4 4 (1.98%) DNS
5 3 (1.49%) DHCP
5 3 (1.49%) Firewall
5 3 (1.49%) SAN
5 3 (1.49%) WebEx
6 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.99%) LDAP
7 1 (0.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.46%) MS Access
3 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.48%) EDRMS
5 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (7.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.47%) JIRA
3 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.49%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.99%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (30.20%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Banking
3 11 (5.45%) Retail
4 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.98%) Law
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (32.67%) Developer
2 41 (20.30%) Analyst
3 40 (19.80%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (7.43%) Consultant
4 15 (7.43%) .NET Developer
5 12 (5.94%) Architect
6 10 (4.95%) Support Analyst
6 10 (4.95%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.46%) Administrator
7 9 (4.46%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (3.96%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.47%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (2.97%) MI Analyst
11 5 (2.48%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.48%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.48%) Project Coordinator
12 4 (1.98%) Programme Analyst
12 4 (1.98%) Programme Support Analyst
12 4 (1.98%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (34.16%) .NET
2 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET
3 32 (15.84%) CSS
3 32 (15.84%) HTML
4 20 (9.90%) .NET Framework
5 10 (4.95%) jQuery
6 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (3.96%) XML
7 7 (3.47%) Application Packaging
8 5 (2.48%) HTML5
8 5 (2.48%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.98%) Web Services
10 3 (1.49%) JSP
10 3 (1.49%) JSON
10 3 (1.49%) SPNEGO
10 3 (1.49%) CSS3
11 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.99%) Middleware
12 1 (0.50%) SOAP
12 1 (0.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.47%) Data Extraction
3 7 (3.47%) User Experience
4 6 (2.97%) iSeries
4 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.98%) Social Media
5 4 (1.98%) RMADS
5 4 (1.98%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.49%) PMI
6 3 (1.49%) Clustering
6 3 (1.49%) Replication
6 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.99%) Open Source
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) GIS
8 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.28%) Windows
2 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.47%) Linux
5 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.49%) UNIX
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.99%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.39%) Project Management
2 20 (9.90%) Migration
3 19 (9.41%) PRINCE2
3 19 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.91%) Business Analysis
5 15 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.93%) ITIL
7 13 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.94%) Content Management
8 12 (5.94%) Change Management
9 11 (5.45%) Document Management
10 10 (4.95%) MVC
11 8 (3.96%) Validation
11 8 (3.96%) Scrum
12 7 (3.47%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.47%) TDD
12 7 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.97%) Release Management
13 6 (2.97%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.72%) C#
2 47 (23.27%) SQL
3 31 (15.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.90%) VBA
5 9 (4.46%) Java
6 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.97%) RPG IV
7 6 (2.97%) RPG
7 6 (2.97%) VB
8 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.50%) VBScript
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.44%) Degree
3 12 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.48%) MCP
5 5 (2.48%) MCTS
6 3 (1.49%) MCSE
6 3 (1.49%) MCSD
6 3 (1.49%) PMP
6 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.99%) MBA
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.99%) HND
7 2 (0.99%) CCNP
7 2 (0.99%) CCNA
8 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.49%) Xen
3 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.99%) XenApp
4 2 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (5.94%) SCCM
2 6 (2.97%) Control-M
3 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.99%) WSUS
4 2 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.93%) VMware
3 13 (6.44%) Citrix
4 12 (5.94%) Lotus
5 10 (4.95%) HP
6 6 (2.97%) Oracle
7 5 (2.48%) Cisco
8 4 (1.98%) EMC
9 3 (1.49%) Dell
9 3 (1.49%) Adobe
9 3 (1.49%) SAP
9 3 (1.49%) CommVault
9 3 (1.49%) NetApp
9 3 (1.49%) Symantec
9 3 (1.49%) Altiris
9 3 (1.49%) Nintex
10 2 (0.99%) Veeam
10 2 (0.99%) Borland
10 2 (0.99%) CA
10 2 (0.99%) Sun
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