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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 94 79 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.40% 3.25% 4.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.76% 17.67% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 65
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£350 £383 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.52%
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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
413 447 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.94% 18.40% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 215 165
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.87 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -43.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £83.43 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 43 £350 +9.37% 8
Glasgow +13 27 £325 -18.75% 10
Stirling - 8 £350 - 9
Aberdeen -2 1 - - 1
Perthshire - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (35.21%) C#
1 75 (35.21%) .NET
2 73 (34.27%) Microsoft
3 71 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 60 (28.17%) Finance
5 56 (26.29%) MS Excel
6 51 (23.94%) SQL
7 43 (20.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 41 (19.25%) JavaScript
9 40 (18.78%) CSS
10 38 (17.84%) Windows
10 38 (17.84%) HTML
10 38 (17.84%) ASP.NET
10 38 (17.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 33 (15.49%) MS Office
12 32 (15.02%) MS Project
13 29 (13.62%) VBA
14 25 (11.74%) Project Management
14 25 (11.74%) MVC
15 22 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (9.86%) Banking
16 21 (9.86%) .NET Framework
17 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared
18 19 (8.92%) SC Cleared
18 19 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (8.45%) MS Project Server
19 18 (8.45%) Business Analysis
19 18 (8.45%) InfoPath
19 18 (8.45%) PRINCE2

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (20.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 38 (17.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (8.45%) MS Project Server
4 13 (6.10%) IIS
5 9 (4.23%) IBM Notes
5 9 (4.23%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.76%) CMS
6 8 (3.76%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (3.76%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.35%) FileNet
8 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.88%) Lync
8 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.94%) JBoss
10 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.94%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.47%) Documentum
11 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (26.29%) MS Excel
2 33 (15.49%) MS Office
3 32 (15.02%) MS Project
4 18 (8.45%) InfoPath
5 11 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.41%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.47%) SPSS
8 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) Office 365
2 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.63%) Intranet
2 6 (2.82%) Extranet
2 6 (2.82%) DNS
3 4 (1.88%) DHCP
4 3 (1.41%) SAN
4 3 (1.41%) Internet
5 2 (0.94%) Network Security
5 2 (0.94%) LDAP
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) VoIP
6 1 (0.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.23%) MS Access
5 8 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.94%) IDOL
10 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.94%) Big Data
10 2 (0.94%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.47%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) ERwin
General
1 60 (28.17%) Finance
2 21 (9.86%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Retail
4 6 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Law
5 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 91 (42.72%) Developer
2 41 (19.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 36 (16.90%) Analyst
4 20 (9.39%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.10%) Consultant
6 12 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.63%) Architect
7 8 (3.76%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.29%) MI Analyst
8 7 (3.29%) Tools Developer
9 6 (2.82%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (2.82%) Project Manager
9 6 (2.82%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.35%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.35%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (2.35%) IT Support
11 4 (1.88%) FileNet Developer
11 4 (1.88%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.21%) .NET
2 40 (18.78%) CSS
3 38 (17.84%) ASP.NET
3 38 (17.84%) HTML
4 21 (9.86%) .NET Framework
5 19 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (7.04%) jQuery
7 13 (6.10%) HTML5
8 11 (5.16%) CSS3
9 10 (4.69%) Web Services
10 7 (3.29%) XML
11 5 (2.35%) Ajax
11 5 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (1.88%) WCF
12 4 (1.88%) JSON
12 4 (1.88%) JSP
13 3 (1.41%) Application Packaging
13 3 (1.41%) REST
13 3 (1.41%) SPNEGO
14 2 (0.94%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.10%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.76%) Data Extraction
4 6 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.35%) iSeries
5 5 (2.35%) Social Media
6 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.88%) Replication
6 4 (1.88%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.41%) PMI
7 3 (1.41%) Clustering
8 2 (0.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) RMADS
9 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) SCORM
9 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.84%) Windows
2 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (5.16%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.82%) UNIX
4 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.41%) Linux
5 3 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.74%) Project Management
1 25 (11.74%) MVC
2 22 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (8.45%) PRINCE2
4 18 (8.45%) Business Analysis
5 17 (7.98%) ITIL
6 16 (7.51%) Migration
7 15 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.10%) Document Management
9 9 (4.23%) Scrum
10 8 (3.76%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.76%) CRM
11 7 (3.29%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.29%) Analytics
12 6 (2.82%) TDD
12 6 (2.82%) Resource Management
12 6 (2.82%) SOA
12 6 (2.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.21%) C#
2 51 (23.94%) SQL
3 41 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 29 (13.62%) VBA
5 9 (4.23%) Java
6 7 (3.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.35%) RPG
7 5 (2.35%) RPG IV
8 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.76%) Degree
5 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.88%) MCTS
6 4 (1.88%) MCP
6 4 (1.88%) CISA
7 3 (1.41%) PMP
7 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.41%) VCP4
8 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.94%) MBA
8 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) SLA
2 4 (1.88%) COBIT
2 4 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.94%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) SCCM
2 5 (2.35%) Control-M
3 4 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.94%) WSUS
5 2 (0.94%) SCOM
5 2 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 73 (34.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.04%) VMware
3 10 (4.69%) Oracle
4 9 (4.23%) Lotus
5 8 (3.76%) HP
6 4 (1.88%) SAP
6 4 (1.88%) EMC
6 4 (1.88%) Altiris
7 3 (1.41%) Symantec
7 3 (1.41%) Nintex
7 3 (1.41%) Citrix
7 3 (1.41%) CommVault
7 3 (1.41%) NetApp
7 3 (1.41%) Cognos
7 3 (1.41%) Dell
7 3 (1.41%) Adobe
8 2 (0.94%) Sun
8 2 (0.94%) IBM
8 2 (0.94%) Apple
8 2 (0.94%) CA
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