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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 56 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 92 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 3.80% 3.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.33% 19.09% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 51
Average daily rate
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£348 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £286 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.81% -5.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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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
502 550 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.74% 19.93% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 276 183
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £19.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -1 46 £338 -21.96% 4
Glasgow +6 27 £375 +12.78% 6
Renfrewshire +15 10 £270 -20.58% 1
Stirling -7 5 £375 - 2
Aberdeen -12 1 £175 -58.82%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (45.97%) Microsoft
2 67 (31.75%) Finance
3 55 (26.07%) .NET
4 47 (22.27%) Windows
5 44 (20.85%) MS Excel
6 41 (19.43%) Project Management
7 39 (18.48%) MS Office
8 37 (17.54%) SQL Server
8 37 (17.54%) C#
9 36 (17.06%) Banking
10 35 (16.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (14.22%) SQL
12 29 (13.74%) Data Centre
12 29 (13.74%) Security Cleared
13 28 (13.27%) Migration
14 26 (12.32%) MS Project
14 26 (12.32%) Citrix
15 24 (11.37%) Active Directory
15 24 (11.37%) CSS
15 24 (11.37%) ITIL
15 24 (11.37%) HTML
16 23 (10.90%) JavaScript
16 23 (10.90%) Visual Studio
16 23 (10.90%) ASP.NET
16 23 (10.90%) SharePoint 2010
17 22 (10.43%) PRINCE2
18 20 (9.48%) Lync
19 19 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (9.00%) Change Management
19 19 (9.00%) Degree

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (16.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 23 (10.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (9.48%) Lync
4 11 (5.21%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (4.27%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.79%) IIS
7 7 (3.32%) MS Project Server
8 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.90%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.42%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.95%) Documentum
11 2 (0.95%) FileNet
12 1 (0.47%) CMS
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (20.85%) MS Excel
2 39 (18.48%) MS Office
3 26 (12.32%) MS Project
4 18 (8.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (6.16%) MS Visio
6 11 (5.21%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.42%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) FRx
2 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.64%) Office 365
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.64%) Network Security
2 9 (4.27%) WAN
3 8 (3.79%) Intranet
4 6 (2.84%) LAN
5 5 (2.37%) Internet
6 4 (1.90%) DNS
7 3 (1.42%) Firewall
7 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.42%) WebEx
8 2 (0.95%) VPN
8 2 (0.95%) Wireless
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.47%) SSL
9 1 (0.47%) SAN
9 1 (0.47%) Broadband
9 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.37%) EDRMS
4 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.42%) dBASE
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) MS Access
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 23 (10.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.42%) JIRA
3 3 (1.42%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.42%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.95%) MSI
4 2 (0.95%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.95%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 67 (31.75%) Finance
2 36 (17.06%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Marketing
4 7 (3.32%) Advertising
5 5 (2.37%) Publishing
5 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Law
7 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.42%) Retail
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (24.17%) Analyst
2 42 (19.91%) Developer
3 28 (13.27%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (7.58%) Support Analyst
4 16 (7.58%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.11%) Administrator
6 14 (6.64%) PMO Analyst
7 12 (5.69%) Consultant
8 10 (4.74%) Coordinator
9 8 (3.79%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) SharePoint Consultant
10 7 (3.32%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.32%) Architect
11 6 (2.84%) SharePoint Administrator
12 5 (2.37%) Applications Support
13 4 (1.90%) Service Analyst
13 4 (1.90%) Applications Developer
13 4 (1.90%) Service Desk Analyst
13 4 (1.90%) Business Manager
13 4 (1.90%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (26.07%) .NET
2 24 (11.37%) CSS
2 24 (11.37%) HTML
3 23 (10.90%) ASP.NET
4 14 (6.64%) .NET Framework
5 12 (5.69%) XML
6 8 (3.79%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.90%) jQuery
7 4 (1.90%) HTML5
7 4 (1.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.95%) CSS3
8 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.47%) WCF
9 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.47%) JSON
9 1 (0.47%) SOAP
9 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.74%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.74%) PMI
3 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.27%) User Experience
5 8 (3.79%) Copywriting
6 6 (2.84%) Wiki
7 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.90%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.42%) RMADS
10 2 (0.95%) iSeries
10 2 (0.95%) Economics
10 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.47%) Statistics
11 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.47%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.27%) Windows
2 12 (5.69%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.84%) Android
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.37%) Linux
7 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.43%) Project Management
2 28 (13.27%) Migration
3 24 (11.37%) ITIL
4 22 (10.43%) PRINCE2
5 19 (9.00%) Change Management
5 19 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (8.06%) Content Management
7 14 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.21%) CRM
10 10 (4.74%) Service Management
10 10 (4.74%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.27%) Validation
12 8 (3.79%) Asset Management
13 7 (3.32%) Workflow
13 7 (3.32%) ITSM
13 7 (3.32%) OO
13 7 (3.32%) Software Testing
13 7 (3.32%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.54%) C#
2 30 (14.22%) SQL
3 23 (10.90%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.69%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.27%) VB
5 9 (4.27%) VBA
6 3 (1.42%) VBScript
7 2 (0.95%) RPG
7 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.95%) Java
7 2 (0.95%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) X++
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.00%) Degree
3 18 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (4.74%) PMI Certification
6 10 (4.74%) MCP
7 7 (3.32%) PMP
7 7 (3.32%) MCTS
8 5 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.42%) MCSD
9 3 (1.42%) HND
9 3 (1.42%) MCSE
9 3 (1.42%) CCNP
9 3 (1.42%) CCNA
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.42%) CAPM
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.47%) MBA
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.58%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (11.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.42%) Xen
5 2 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.95%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.95%) Control-M
4 1 (0.47%) MIIS
4 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 97 (45.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.32%) Citrix
3 13 (6.16%) VMware
4 10 (4.74%) Cisco
5 9 (4.27%) HP
5 9 (4.27%) Lotus
6 5 (2.37%) SAP
7 4 (1.90%) IBM
7 4 (1.90%) Adobe
7 4 (1.90%) Veeam
7 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.42%) F5
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle
9 2 (0.95%) Borland
9 2 (0.95%) EMC
9 2 (0.95%) NetApp
10 1 (0.47%) CommVault
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.47%) Symantec
10 1 (0.47%) Remedy
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