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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 143 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.14% 3.68% 2.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.30% 21.82% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 42 36
Average daily rate
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£349 £340 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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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
488 417 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.55% 16.88% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 186 152
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 £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +11 50 £375 +15.38% 22
Edinburgh -4 41 £350 - 11
Renfrewshire - 16 £329 - 2
Stirling - 12 £420 - 1
Aberdeen +3 11 £475 +26.66% 10
Dundee - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 116 (46.59%) .NET
2 89 (35.74%) Microsoft
3 74 (29.72%) SQL Server
4 72 (28.92%) C#
5 70 (28.11%) SQL
6 57 (22.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 51 (20.48%) JavaScript
8 46 (18.47%) HTML
8 46 (18.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 41 (16.47%) Finance
10 39 (15.66%) Windows
10 39 (15.66%) MS Excel
11 38 (15.26%) MS Office
12 37 (14.86%) ASP.NET
13 36 (14.46%) MS Project
14 35 (14.06%) Project Management
15 33 (13.25%) CSS
16 31 (12.45%) Security Cleared
17 30 (12.05%) SC Cleared
17 30 (12.05%) Active Directory
18 28 (11.24%) HP
18 28 (11.24%) Intranet
18 28 (11.24%) Workflow
19 26 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (10.04%) Oracle
21 24 (9.64%) XML
21 24 (9.64%) T-SQL
21 24 (9.64%) Migration
22 23 (9.24%) Web Services
23 22 (8.84%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (22.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 46 (18.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (7.23%) MS Exchange
4 17 (6.83%) IIS
4 17 (6.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (5.62%) Lync
6 11 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.02%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (4.02%) MS Project Server
8 9 (3.61%) CMS
8 9 (3.61%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.01%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.61%) TWiki
11 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.80%) Documentum
11 2 (0.80%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.80%) Confluence
11 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 38 (15.26%) MS Office
3 36 (14.46%) MS Project
4 17 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (5.22%) InfoPath
6 9 (3.61%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.01%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.24%) Intranet
2 15 (6.02%) DNS
3 11 (4.42%) DHCP
4 3 (1.20%) SAN
4 3 (1.20%) VoIP
4 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.40%) Firewall
6 1 (0.40%) MPLS
6 1 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (29.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.81%) IDOL
10 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.80%) Ingres
11 2 (0.80%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.40%) QlikView
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.40%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.40%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.40%) MS Access
12 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.41%) JIRA
4 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
General
1 41 (16.47%) Finance
2 22 (8.84%) Banking
3 6 (2.41%) Front Office
3 6 (2.41%) Back Office
3 6 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (46.59%) Developer
2 71 (28.51%) SharePoint Developer
3 23 (9.24%) Analyst
4 19 (7.63%) .NET Developer
5 15 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.62%) Consultant
6 14 (5.62%) Administrator
7 11 (4.42%) Build Engineer
8 9 (3.61%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (3.61%) SQL Developer
8 9 (3.61%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.21%) SharePoint Consultant
9 8 (3.21%) SharePoint Specialist
9 8 (3.21%) CRM Developer
10 6 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (2.01%) SharePoint Administrator
11 5 (2.01%) Tools Developer
11 5 (2.01%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.01%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (46.59%) .NET
2 46 (18.47%) HTML
3 37 (14.86%) ASP.NET
4 33 (13.25%) CSS
5 24 (9.64%) XML
6 23 (9.24%) Web Services
7 20 (8.03%) jQuery
8 15 (6.02%) .NET Framework
8 15 (6.02%) HTML5
9 14 (5.62%) JSON
10 12 (4.82%) XSLT
11 11 (4.42%) RESTful
11 11 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (4.42%) SOAP
12 10 (4.02%) Ajax
13 9 (3.61%) CSS3
14 4 (1.61%) REST
14 4 (1.61%) CAML
15 3 (1.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 2 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.02%) User Experience
2 12 (4.82%) Replication
3 10 (4.02%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.41%) E-Learning
6 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.61%) PMI
7 4 (1.61%) Clustering
7 4 (1.61%) Kindle
7 4 (1.61%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.20%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.20%) IVR
9 2 (0.80%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) GIS
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.66%) Windows
2 16 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.61%) UNIX
4 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.80%) Linux
5 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.06%) Project Management
2 28 (11.24%) Workflow
3 26 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (9.64%) Migration
5 22 (8.84%) Change Management
6 21 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.23%) MVC
7 18 (7.23%) PRINCE2
8 16 (6.43%) ITIL
9 15 (6.02%) Web Development
9 15 (6.02%) CRM
10 13 (5.22%) OO
11 12 (4.82%) Process Management
12 11 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.02%) Business Analysis
13 10 (4.02%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.61%) Coaching
15 7 (2.81%) Document Management
16 6 (2.41%) Configuration Management
16 6 (2.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.92%) C#
2 70 (28.11%) SQL
3 51 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 24 (9.64%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.43%) VBA
6 20 (8.03%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.80%) Java
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) VB
9 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.81%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.41%) Degree
6 5 (2.01%) MCTS
6 5 (2.01%) MCSD
7 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.61%) PMP
8 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.20%) MCP
9 2 (0.80%) MCSE
9 2 (0.80%) ACCA
9 2 (0.80%) CISA
9 2 (0.80%) MCITP
9 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) MCPD
10 1 (0.40%) CIMA
10 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.43%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
4 2 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.20%) XenApp
4 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.80%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (4.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.61%) SCCM
4 3 (1.20%) Netcool
5 2 (0.80%) Legato
5 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (35.74%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.24%) HP
3 25 (10.04%) Oracle
4 14 (5.62%) VMware
4 14 (5.62%) Kofax
5 11 (4.42%) IBM
6 10 (4.02%) Altiris
6 10 (4.02%) Nintex
7 9 (3.61%) Lotus
8 8 (3.21%) Citrix
9 7 (2.81%) Meridio
9 7 (2.81%) Genesys
10 5 (2.01%) Cognos
10 5 (2.01%) SAP
11 4 (1.61%) Adobe
12 2 (0.80%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.80%) Veritas
12 2 (0.80%) Dell
12 2 (0.80%) McAfee
13 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
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