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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 137 90 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.98% 3.67% 2.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.84% 23.44% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £12.60 £17.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £32.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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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
475 384 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.27% 15.68% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 180 154
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 54 £363 +20.83% 27
Edinburgh -10 34 £364 +7.05% 5
Stirling - 13 £375 - 2
Renfrewshire -11 12 £325 -8.36%
Aberdeen -2 11 £475 +31.03% 7
Dundee - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 106 (45.30%) .NET
2 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 68 (29.06%) SQL
4 67 (28.63%) SQL Server
5 65 (27.78%) C#
6 50 (21.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 46 (19.66%) JavaScript
8 43 (18.38%) Finance
8 43 (18.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 40 (17.09%) HTML
10 39 (16.67%) MS Office
10 39 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 35 (14.96%) MS Project
12 33 (14.10%) ASP.NET
12 33 (14.10%) Windows
13 31 (13.25%) Project Management
13 31 (13.25%) Active Directory
14 30 (12.82%) HP
15 28 (11.97%) Intranet
15 28 (11.97%) Workflow
16 27 (11.54%) CSS
17 26 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (11.11%) SC Cleared
17 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
18 24 (10.26%) T-SQL
19 23 (9.83%) Oracle
19 23 (9.83%) Web Services
20 22 (9.40%) XML
20 22 (9.40%) Migration
21 21 (8.97%) Change Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (21.37%) SharePoint 2013
2 43 (18.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (8.12%) MS Exchange
4 18 (7.69%) IIS
5 16 (6.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 14 (5.98%) Lync
7 12 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (3.85%) CMS
9 9 (3.85%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.99%) MS Project Server
11 5 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (2.14%) TWiki
12 2 (0.85%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.85%) Confluence
12 2 (0.85%) Documentum
12 2 (0.85%) SAS
13 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (16.67%) MS Office
1 39 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 35 (14.96%) MS Project
3 17 (7.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.70%) InfoPath
5 9 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.71%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.14%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.97%) Intranet
2 17 (7.26%) DNS
3 13 (5.56%) DHCP
4 4 (1.71%) SAN
5 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.85%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) Extranet
7 1 (0.43%) MPLS
7 1 (0.43%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (28.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.14%) IDOL
8 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.85%) Ingres
9 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.43%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) OLAP
10 1 (0.43%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.99%) JIRA
3 5 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
General
1 43 (18.38%) Finance
2 17 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 6 (2.56%) Front Office
3 6 (2.56%) Back Office
4 5 (2.14%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (46.15%) Developer
2 73 (31.20%) SharePoint Developer
3 24 (10.26%) Analyst
4 16 (6.84%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.41%) Administrator
6 14 (5.98%) Consultant
7 13 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.13%) Build Engineer
9 10 (4.27%) CRM Developer
10 9 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) SQL Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.42%) SharePoint Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (2.56%) SharePoint Specialist
13 5 (2.14%) MI Analyst
13 5 (2.14%) SharePoint Administrator
13 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Developer
13 5 (2.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (45.30%) .NET
2 40 (17.09%) HTML
3 33 (14.10%) ASP.NET
4 27 (11.54%) CSS
5 23 (9.83%) Web Services
6 22 (9.40%) XML
7 20 (8.55%) jQuery
8 13 (5.56%) JSON
9 11 (4.70%) SOAP
10 10 (4.27%) XSLT
10 10 (4.27%) RESTful
11 9 (3.85%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.99%) HTML5
13 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.14%) Ajax
14 4 (1.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 4 (1.71%) CAML
15 3 (1.28%) REST
16 2 (0.85%) CSS3
16 2 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.56%) Replication
2 11 (4.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.56%) E-Learning
5 5 (2.14%) PMI
6 4 (1.71%) Kindle
6 4 (1.71%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.71%) Clustering
6 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.28%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.28%) IVR
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) NHS
8 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.10%) Windows
2 18 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.85%) UNIX
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.85%) Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.25%) Project Management
2 28 (11.97%) Workflow
3 26 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (9.40%) Migration
5 21 (8.97%) Change Management
6 18 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 18 (7.69%) CRM
7 16 (6.84%) OO
8 15 (6.41%) ITIL
8 15 (6.41%) Web Development
9 12 (5.13%) Process Management
10 10 (4.27%) MVC
10 10 (4.27%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.27%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (2.56%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.56%) OOP
12 6 (2.56%) Data Management
12 6 (2.56%) Document Management
13 5 (2.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.06%) SQL
2 65 (27.78%) C#
3 46 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.98%) VBA
7 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.28%) Java
8 2 (0.85%) VBScript
8 2 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.42%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.56%) Degree
5 5 (2.14%) PMP
5 5 (2.14%) MCSD
6 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.85%) MCSE
8 2 (0.85%) ACCA
8 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.85%) MCTS
8 2 (0.85%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) MCPD
9 1 (0.43%) CIMA
9 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.84%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) XenApp
4 2 (0.85%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (6.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (4.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.71%) Netcool
4 3 (1.28%) SCCM
5 2 (0.85%) Legato
5 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.82%) HP
3 23 (9.83%) Oracle
4 15 (6.41%) VMware
5 14 (5.98%) Kofax
6 11 (4.70%) Altiris
7 10 (4.27%) Nintex
7 10 (4.27%) IBM
8 9 (3.85%) Citrix
8 9 (3.85%) Lotus
9 7 (2.99%) Genesys
10 6 (2.56%) SAP
11 5 (2.14%) Meridio
12 4 (1.71%) Cognos
12 4 (1.71%) Adobe
13 2 (0.85%) Dell
13 2 (0.85%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.85%) Veritas
13 2 (0.85%) McAfee
14 1 (0.43%) Infor
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