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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 58 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 85 133 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.59% 4.86% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.82% 23.92% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 65 45
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £261 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
SharePoint
UK

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
477 556 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.54% 20.30% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 274 184
Average daily rate £363 £351 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £227 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £16.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 46 £325 -10.71%
Glasgow -15 24 £400 +8.47% 15
Stirling +3 6 £375 -
Renfrewshire +3 6 £323 -0.86%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Highlands - 1 - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 63 (33.33%) Finance
3 50 (26.46%) .NET
4 45 (23.81%) Windows
5 39 (20.63%) Project Management
6 35 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 35 (18.52%) Banking
7 33 (17.46%) MS Excel
8 32 (16.93%) Migration
9 31 (16.40%) MS Office
10 29 (15.34%) C#
10 29 (15.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (14.81%) Data Centre
12 26 (13.76%) SQL
12 26 (13.76%) Citrix
12 26 (13.76%) Security Cleared
13 24 (12.70%) Active Directory
13 24 (12.70%) ITIL
14 23 (12.17%) CSS
14 23 (12.17%) HTML
15 22 (11.64%) JavaScript
15 22 (11.64%) Visual Studio
15 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET
16 20 (10.58%) Change Management
16 20 (10.58%) Content Management
16 20 (10.58%) Lync
17 19 (10.05%) MS PowerPoint
17 19 (10.05%) Degree
17 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (9.52%) QA

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (15.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 20 (10.58%) Lync
3 17 (8.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (5.29%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (3.17%) IIS
7 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.59%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.06%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) Documentum
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) FileNet
Applications
1 33 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 31 (16.40%) MS Office
3 19 (10.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (8.47%) MS Project
5 14 (7.41%) MS Visio
6 6 (3.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) FRx
2 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Office 365
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) Network Security
2 9 (4.76%) WAN
3 7 (3.70%) Intranet
4 6 (3.17%) LAN
5 5 (2.65%) DNS
5 5 (2.65%) Internet
6 3 (1.59%) Firewall
6 3 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.06%) VPN
7 2 (1.06%) Wireless
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.53%) WebEx
8 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.53%) SSL
8 1 (0.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.53%) Broadband
8 1 (0.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.12%) EDRMS
5 3 (1.59%) dBASE
5 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 22 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.59%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.59%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.06%) MSI
4 2 (1.06%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.06%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 63 (33.33%) Finance
2 35 (18.52%) Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Advertising
3 8 (4.23%) Marketing
4 5 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Publishing
5 3 (1.59%) Retail
6 2 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (21.69%) Analyst
2 28 (14.81%) Developer
3 20 (10.58%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.58%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (7.94%) Administrator
5 12 (6.35%) PMO Analyst
6 11 (5.82%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.82%) Coordinator
6 11 (5.82%) Consultant
7 9 (4.76%) Architect
8 7 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
9 6 (3.17%) SharePoint Administrator
10 5 (2.65%) PMO Lead
10 5 (2.65%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.65%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (2.12%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (2.12%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.12%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.46%) .NET
2 23 (12.17%) CSS
2 23 (12.17%) HTML
3 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET
4 16 (8.47%) .NET Framework
5 11 (5.82%) XML
6 7 (3.70%) Application Packaging
7 4 (2.12%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.06%) jQuery
8 2 (1.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.76%) PMI
4 8 (4.23%) Copywriting
5 7 (3.70%) User Experience
6 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.17%) Wiki
7 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.59%) RMADS
9 2 (1.06%) Economics
9 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Statistics
10 1 (0.53%) Replication
10 1 (0.53%) EMV
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) GIS
10 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.81%) Windows
2 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (5.82%) Windows 7
3 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.17%) Android
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.12%) Linux
7 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.63%) Project Management
2 32 (16.93%) Migration
3 24 (12.70%) ITIL
4 20 (10.58%) Change Management
4 20 (10.58%) Content Management
5 16 (8.47%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.88%) CRM
7 13 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (5.82%) Validation
9 10 (5.29%) Service Management
10 9 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.76%) Incident Management
11 8 (4.23%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.23%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (3.70%) OOP
12 7 (3.70%) OO
12 7 (3.70%) Software Testing
12 7 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.17%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.34%) C#
2 26 (13.76%) SQL
3 22 (11.64%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.35%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.29%) VB
6 5 (2.65%) VBA
7 3 (1.59%) VBScript
8 2 (1.06%) Java
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) X++
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.05%) Degree
2 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.88%) MCP
5 10 (5.29%) MCTS
6 9 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.17%) PMP
8 5 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.59%) MCSD
9 3 (1.59%) HND
9 3 (1.59%) MCSE
9 3 (1.59%) CCNP
9 3 (1.59%) CCNA
9 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.59%) CAPM
10 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.59%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.59%) Xen
5 2 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.23%) SCCM
2 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.06%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.53%) MIIS
4 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 93 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.76%) Citrix
3 13 (6.88%) VMware
4 10 (5.29%) Cisco
5 9 (4.76%) HP
6 7 (3.70%) Lotus
7 5 (2.65%) SAP
7 5 (2.65%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.12%) Veeam
9 3 (1.59%) F5
9 3 (1.59%) IBM
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle
10 2 (1.06%) Borland
10 2 (1.06%) NetApp
11 1 (0.53%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.53%) Symantec
11 1 (0.53%) Remedy
11 1 (0.53%) Google
11 1 (0.53%) Crossbeam
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