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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 116 98 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.86% 3.59% 4.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.02% 18.35% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 68
Average daily rate
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£315 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £309 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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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
504 534 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.76% 19.55% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 296 203
Average daily rate £336 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.35 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 1 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
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 1 July 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 1 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 +15 58 £321 -19.68% 11
Glasgow +17 36 £304 -16.20% 5
Renfrewshire +15 11 £270 -20.58%
Aberdeen -9 1 £175 -46.15% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 (43.11%) Microsoft
2 76 (33.78%) Finance
3 65 (28.89%) .NET
4 50 (22.22%) Windows
5 49 (21.78%) MS Excel
6 47 (20.89%) C#
7 45 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 43 (19.11%) MS Office
9 42 (18.67%) Project Management
10 39 (17.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 35 (15.56%) SQL
12 30 (13.33%) Banking
12 30 (13.33%) Data Centre
13 29 (12.89%) Security Cleared
13 29 (12.89%) HTML
13 29 (12.89%) MS Project
13 29 (12.89%) ASP.NET
13 29 (12.89%) CSS
14 28 (12.44%) JavaScript
15 27 (12.00%) ITIL
16 26 (11.56%) Migration
17 25 (11.11%) PRINCE2
17 25 (11.11%) Active Directory
18 24 (10.67%) Citrix
18 24 (10.67%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (9.78%) Visual Studio
19 22 (9.78%) Change Management
20 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (8.89%) Lync
21 20 (8.89%) Degree

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (17.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 24 (10.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (8.89%) Lync
4 16 (7.11%) IIS
5 11 (4.89%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (4.44%) MS Exchange
7 8 (3.56%) IBM Notes
8 7 (3.11%) MS Project Server
9 6 (2.67%) CMS
10 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.33%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.89%) Documentum
13 2 (0.89%) FileNet
14 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 43 (19.11%) MS Office
3 29 (12.89%) MS Project
4 18 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (5.78%) MS Visio
6 11 (4.89%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.33%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.44%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) FRx
2 1 (0.44%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.33%) Office 365
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.33%) Network Security
2 9 (4.00%) WAN
2 9 (4.00%) Intranet
3 6 (2.67%) LAN
3 6 (2.67%) DNS
4 5 (2.22%) Internet
5 3 (1.33%) Firewall
5 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.33%) WebEx
6 2 (0.89%) Wireless
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.89%) VPN
6 2 (0.89%) DHCP
6 2 (0.89%) LDAP
7 1 (0.44%) Broadband
7 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.67%) MS Access
5 5 (2.22%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) dBASE
8 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 22 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.33%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.33%) JIRA
4 2 (0.89%) MSI
4 2 (0.89%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.89%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.44%) Selenium
5 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 76 (33.78%) Finance
2 30 (13.33%) Banking
3 8 (3.56%) Marketing
4 7 (3.11%) Advertising
5 5 (2.22%) Publishing
6 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.78%) Retail
7 3 (1.33%) Law
8 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (23.11%) Developer
2 44 (19.56%) Analyst
3 33 (14.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (7.11%) Administrator
5 15 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.22%) Consultant
6 14 (6.22%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.78%) Coordinator
7 13 (5.78%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.33%) Architect
8 12 (5.33%) PMO Analyst
9 10 (4.44%) SharePoint Consultant
10 7 (3.11%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.11%) SharePoint Administrator
11 6 (2.67%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.67%) Project Coordinator
12 5 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (1.78%) Applications Developer
13 4 (1.78%) Programme Analyst
13 4 (1.78%) Programme Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (28.89%) .NET
2 29 (12.89%) ASP.NET
2 29 (12.89%) CSS
2 29 (12.89%) HTML
3 17 (7.56%) .NET Framework
4 12 (5.33%) XML
5 7 (3.11%) Application Packaging
5 7 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.78%) HTML5
7 4 (1.78%) jQuery
8 3 (1.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.89%) CSS3
9 2 (0.89%) JSON
10 1 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.44%) SOAP
10 1 (0.44%) Web Services
10 1 (0.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.44%) PMI
5 9 (4.00%) User Experience
6 8 (3.56%) Copywriting
7 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.67%) Wiki
9 4 (1.78%) RMADS
9 4 (1.78%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.33%) Replication
11 2 (0.89%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.89%) iSeries
11 2 (0.89%) Economics
11 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.44%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.44%) Statistics
12 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.22%) Windows
2 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.11%) Linux
6 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.22%) Android
8 4 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.89%) UNIX
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.67%) Project Management
2 27 (12.00%) ITIL
3 26 (11.56%) Migration
4 25 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 22 (9.78%) Change Management
6 16 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (7.11%) Content Management
7 14 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.78%) Asset Management
9 12 (5.33%) CRM
10 11 (4.89%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.00%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.00%) Service Management
12 7 (3.11%) OO
12 7 (3.11%) ITSM
12 7 (3.11%) MVC
12 7 (3.11%) Validation
12 7 (3.11%) Resource Management
12 7 (3.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.89%) C#
2 35 (15.56%) SQL
3 28 (12.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.22%) VBA
5 12 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.00%) VB
7 3 (1.33%) VBScript
8 2 (0.89%) RPG IV
8 2 (0.89%) Java
8 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.89%) RPG
9 1 (0.44%) C
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (12.89%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.89%) Degree
3 19 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (4.44%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.56%) MCP
8 7 (3.11%) PMP
9 5 (2.22%) MCTS
9 5 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.33%) MCSD
10 3 (1.33%) MCSE
10 3 (1.33%) CCNP
10 3 (1.33%) CCNA
10 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.33%) CAPM
11 2 (0.89%) MBA
11 2 (0.89%) HND
12 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.56%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.33%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.33%) Xen
5 2 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) SCCM
2 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.89%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.89%) Control-M
3 2 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 97 (43.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.67%) Citrix
3 13 (5.78%) VMware
4 11 (4.89%) Lotus
5 9 (4.00%) HP
5 9 (4.00%) Cisco
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle
7 4 (1.78%) IBM
7 4 (1.78%) Adobe
7 4 (1.78%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.33%) Veeam
8 3 (1.33%) F5
8 3 (1.33%) SAP
9 2 (0.89%) Sun
9 2 (0.89%) Borland
9 2 (0.89%) CA
9 2 (0.89%) EMC
9 2 (0.89%) NetApp
9 2 (0.89%) Altiris
10 1 (0.44%) Crossbeam
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