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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 27 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 151 95 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.41% 3.74% 3.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.94% 20.97% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 43 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £262 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
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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
488 453 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.49% 17.81% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 214 158
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +49.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £28.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%

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 17 October 2014.

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 17 October 2014. 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
Glasgow +25 54 £350 -1.40% 12
Edinburgh -6 44 £350 +12.00% 9
Renfrewshire +4 18 £329 -30.72%
Aberdeen +1 9 £438 +18.24% 5
Stirling - 9 £420 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £388 -
Dundee +8 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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.

1 112 (46.09%) .NET
2 89 (36.63%) Microsoft
3 74 (30.45%) SQL Server
4 73 (30.04%) C#
5 63 (25.93%) SQL
6 56 (23.05%) JavaScript
7 53 (21.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 49 (20.16%) HTML
9 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET
10 40 (16.46%) Finance
10 40 (16.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 38 (15.64%) CSS
11 38 (15.64%) MS Office
11 38 (15.64%) MS Excel
12 37 (15.23%) Windows
13 34 (13.99%) MS Project
14 33 (13.58%) Project Management
15 28 (11.52%) Active Directory
15 28 (11.52%) Security Cleared
16 27 (11.11%) SC Cleared
16 27 (11.11%) XML
16 27 (11.11%) Intranet
17 25 (10.29%) HP
18 24 (9.88%) Web Services
18 24 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (9.05%) Migration
19 22 (9.05%) Oracle
20 21 (8.64%) VBA
20 21 (8.64%) Workflow
21 20 (8.23%) MVC

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 53 (21.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 40 (16.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (7.82%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.76%) IIS
4 14 (5.76%) Lync
5 13 (5.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.12%) CMS
7 9 (3.70%) IBM Notes
7 9 (3.70%) MS Project Server
8 8 (3.29%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.65%) TWiki
11 2 (0.82%) Confluence
11 2 (0.82%) Documentum
11 2 (0.82%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.41%) FileNet
12 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.41%) SAS
12 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (15.64%) MS Office
1 38 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 34 (13.99%) MS Project
3 13 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.53%) InfoPath
5 9 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.06%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) assyst
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.11%) Intranet
2 12 (4.94%) DNS
3 9 (3.70%) DHCP
4 3 (1.23%) VoIP
4 3 (1.23%) Internet
5 2 (0.82%) LAN
5 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (30.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (2.88%) IDOL
8 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.82%) QlikView
9 2 (0.82%) Ingres
9 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.82%) Big Data
9 2 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (0.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.41%) ERwin
General
1 40 (16.46%) Finance
2 20 (8.23%) Banking
3 6 (2.47%) Front Office
3 6 (2.47%) Back Office
3 6 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (48.56%) Developer
2 67 (27.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 24 (9.88%) Analyst
4 20 (8.23%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.12%) Consultant
6 10 (4.12%) Administrator
6 10 (4.12%) Build Engineer
7 9 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 9 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 8 (3.29%) SharePoint Specialist
8 8 (3.29%) CRM Developer
9 7 (2.88%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (2.88%) Architect
10 6 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.47%) SharePoint Consultant
10 6 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (2.47%) Tools Developer
11 5 (2.06%) SharePoint Administrator
11 5 (2.06%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (46.09%) .NET
2 49 (20.16%) HTML
3 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET
4 38 (15.64%) CSS
5 27 (11.11%) XML
6 24 (9.88%) Web Services
7 20 (8.23%) jQuery
8 19 (7.82%) .NET Framework
9 16 (6.58%) HTML5
10 14 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (5.76%) JSON
11 12 (4.94%) XSLT
12 11 (4.53%) SOAP
12 11 (4.53%) RESTful
13 10 (4.12%) CSS3
13 10 (4.12%) Ajax
14 6 (2.47%) CAML
15 5 (2.06%) REST
16 4 (1.65%) WCF
17 2 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.17%) User Experience
2 10 (4.12%) Replication
3 9 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.65%) Kindle
6 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.65%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.65%) PMI
6 4 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.23%) Clustering
7 3 (1.23%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.23%) IVR
7 3 (1.23%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) GIS
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.23%) Windows
2 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.06%) UNIX
5 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.58%) Project Management
2 24 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (9.05%) Migration
4 21 (8.64%) Workflow
5 20 (8.23%) MVC
6 19 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.41%) ITIL
7 18 (7.41%) CRM
8 17 (7.00%) Change Management
8 17 (7.00%) Web Development
9 16 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.94%) Process Management
10 12 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.70%) Document Management
12 9 (3.70%) Business Analysis
12 9 (3.70%) Coaching
13 8 (3.29%) ETL
13 8 (3.29%) OO
14 7 (2.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.04%) C#
2 63 (25.93%) SQL
3 56 (23.05%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.64%) VBA
5 19 (7.82%) T-SQL
6 18 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.41%) Java
8 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.88%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.88%) Degree
5 6 (2.47%) MCTS
6 5 (2.06%) MCSD
7 4 (1.65%) MCP
7 4 (1.65%) PMP
8 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.23%) CISA
9 2 (0.82%) MCITP
9 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.82%) MCSE
10 1 (0.41%) ISEB
10 1 (0.41%) ACCA
10 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) MCPD
10 1 (0.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.58%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.23%) COBIT
4 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.88%) SCCM
4 2 (0.82%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 89 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.29%) HP
3 22 (9.05%) Oracle
4 16 (6.58%) VMware
5 14 (5.76%) Kofax
6 9 (3.70%) Altiris
6 9 (3.70%) Lotus
7 8 (3.29%) SAP
8 7 (2.88%) Genesys
8 7 (2.88%) Meridio
9 6 (2.47%) Nintex
9 6 (2.47%) IBM
10 5 (2.06%) Citrix
11 3 (1.23%) Apple
11 3 (1.23%) Cognos
11 3 (1.23%) Adobe
12 2 (0.82%) Sybase
12 2 (0.82%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.41%) Dell
13 1 (0.41%) McAfee
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