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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 106 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.59% 3.52% 4.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.30% 19.73% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 56
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £76.05 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+375.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +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
455 441 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.41% 17.86% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 224 197
Average daily rate £384 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.25 £16.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.31% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £20.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +18 53 £350 +11.11% 21
Glasgow +1 23 £325 - 12
Stirling -2 8 £350 - 4
Fife - 3 - - 1
Aberdeen -8 2 - - 2
Perthshire - - - -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 74 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 65 (32.34%) Finance
3 63 (31.34%) C#
4 62 (30.85%) .NET
5 58 (28.86%) SQL Server
6 53 (26.37%) MS Excel
7 44 (21.89%) SQL
8 41 (20.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 39 (19.40%) Windows
10 35 (17.41%) MS Office
11 34 (16.92%) CSS
11 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 33 (16.42%) HTML
12 33 (16.42%) ASP.NET
13 32 (15.92%) SharePoint 2010
14 26 (12.94%) MS Project
15 22 (10.95%) VBA
15 22 (10.95%) Project Management
16 21 (10.45%) Migration
17 20 (9.95%) Banking
17 20 (9.95%) PRINCE2
18 19 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (9.45%) Business Analysis
19 18 (8.96%) .NET Framework
20 17 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (7.46%) VMware
21 15 (7.46%) Management Information System
21 15 (7.46%) Visual Studio
21 15 (7.46%) SCCM
22 14 (6.97%) ITIL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 41 (20.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 32 (15.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (5.97%) MS Project Server
3 12 (5.97%) IIS
4 11 (5.47%) Lync
5 10 (4.98%) IBM Notes
5 10 (4.98%) MS Exchange
6 7 (3.48%) CMS
6 7 (3.48%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.49%) FileNet
7 5 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.00%) Documentum
10 2 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.00%) JBoss
10 2 (1.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 53 (26.37%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.41%) MS Office
3 26 (12.94%) MS Project
4 12 (5.97%) InfoPath
5 11 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.50%) SPSS
8 1 (0.50%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) FRx
2 1 (0.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Office 365
2 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.47%) Intranet
2 6 (2.99%) Extranet
3 5 (2.49%) DNS
3 5 (2.49%) Network Security
4 3 (1.49%) SAN
4 3 (1.49%) LAN
4 3 (1.49%) WAN
4 3 (1.49%) DHCP
4 3 (1.49%) Firewall
5 2 (1.00%) Internet
5 2 (1.00%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.48%) MS Access
4 9 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.49%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.00%) Big Data
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.50%) DB2
10 1 (0.50%) OLAP
10 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.48%) JIRA
3 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.50%) ERwin
General
1 65 (32.34%) Finance
2 20 (9.95%) Banking
3 10 (4.98%) Retail
4 6 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.49%) Law
6 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (37.31%) Developer
2 40 (19.90%) SharePoint Developer
3 39 (19.40%) Analyst
4 15 (7.46%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.97%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.47%) Consultant
7 12 (5.97%) Architect
8 10 (4.98%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.48%) MI Analyst
11 6 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.99%) IT Support
12 5 (2.49%) SharePoint Consultant
12 5 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.49%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.49%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.49%) 2nd Line Support
13 4 (1.99%) Programmer
13 4 (1.99%) Trainer
13 4 (1.99%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.85%) .NET
2 34 (16.92%) CSS
3 33 (16.42%) ASP.NET
3 33 (16.42%) HTML
4 18 (8.96%) .NET Framework
5 13 (6.47%) jQuery
6 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (3.98%) XML
8 7 (3.48%) Application Packaging
9 5 (2.49%) Web Services
9 5 (2.49%) HTML5
9 5 (2.49%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.99%) CSS3
11 3 (1.49%) JSP
11 3 (1.49%) SPNEGO
11 3 (1.49%) JSON
12 2 (1.00%) Middleware
12 2 (1.00%) REST
13 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (0.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.98%) Data Extraction
4 6 (2.99%) iSeries
5 5 (2.49%) Social Media
5 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.99%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.99%) RMADS
6 4 (1.99%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.99%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.49%) PMI
7 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.49%) User Experience
7 3 (1.49%) Replication
7 3 (1.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) GIS
8 1 (0.50%) SCORM
8 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.40%) Windows
2 13 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (5.47%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.48%) Linux
5 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.99%) UNIX
7 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.95%) Project Management
2 21 (10.45%) Migration
3 20 (9.95%) PRINCE2
4 19 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.45%) Business Analysis
5 17 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.97%) ITIL
6 14 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (6.97%) Document Management
7 13 (6.47%) MVC
8 10 (4.98%) Scrum
9 9 (4.48%) Change Management
10 8 (3.98%) CRM
10 8 (3.98%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.48%) Content Management
11 7 (3.48%) OO
11 7 (3.48%) TDD
12 6 (2.99%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.99%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.34%) C#
2 44 (21.89%) SQL
3 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 22 (10.95%) VBA
5 9 (4.48%) Java
6 6 (2.99%) RPG
6 6 (2.99%) VB
6 6 (2.99%) RPG IV
7 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) X++
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.47%) Degree
3 9 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.49%) MCSD
5 3 (1.49%) MCSE
5 3 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.49%) PMP
5 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.00%) CISA
6 2 (1.00%) MBA
6 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.00%) HND
6 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.50%) MCTS
7 1 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) SLA
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.49%) Xen
4 2 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.00%) XenApp
4 2 (1.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (7.46%) SCCM
2 6 (2.99%) Control-M
3 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.00%) WSUS
4 2 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.46%) VMware
3 12 (5.97%) Lotus
4 9 (4.48%) HP
4 9 (4.48%) Citrix
5 8 (3.98%) Oracle
6 4 (1.99%) SAP
6 4 (1.99%) EMC
7 3 (1.49%) NetApp
7 3 (1.49%) CommVault
7 3 (1.49%) Dell
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco
7 3 (1.49%) Altiris
7 3 (1.49%) Symantec
7 3 (1.49%) Nintex
8 2 (1.00%) Sun
8 2 (1.00%) Cognos
8 2 (1.00%) CA
9 1 (0.50%) Informatica
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