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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 92 77 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.49% 3.37% 4.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.45% 18.78% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 68
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £281 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £479 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +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
429 410 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.26% 17.97% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 185 176
Average daily rate £378 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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 +14 47 £380 +1.33% 3
Glasgow 0 22 £325 -8.77% 11
Stirling - 5 £438 -
Renfrewshire -10 4 £349 +7.30% 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
Aberdeen -8 1 - -
Perthshire - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 98 (41.18%) .NET
2 87 (36.55%) SQL Server
3 84 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 79 (33.19%) C#
5 71 (29.83%) SQL
6 61 (25.63%) Finance
7 54 (22.69%) MS Excel
8 45 (18.91%) HTML
8 45 (18.91%) JavaScript
9 43 (18.07%) Windows
10 41 (17.23%) ASP.NET
10 41 (17.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 37 (15.55%) CSS
12 36 (15.13%) MS Office
12 36 (15.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 31 (13.03%) MS Project
14 28 (11.76%) VBA
15 27 (11.34%) Security Cleared
16 26 (10.92%) SC Cleared
16 26 (10.92%) HP
16 26 (10.92%) .NET Framework
17 25 (10.50%) MVC
18 24 (10.08%) Project Management
19 22 (9.24%) Intranet
19 22 (9.24%) Oracle
19 22 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (7.98%) Migration
20 19 (7.98%) VMware
20 19 (7.98%) Business Analysis
20 19 (7.98%) Agile Software Development

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (17.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 36 (15.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (6.72%) MS Project Server
4 14 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.88%) IIS
5 12 (5.04%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (3.78%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.78%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.36%) Lync
7 8 (3.36%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.94%) CMS
9 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.68%) TWiki
9 4 (1.68%) FileNet
9 4 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.84%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.84%) JBoss
Applications
1 54 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 36 (15.13%) MS Office
3 31 (13.03%) MS Project
4 16 (6.72%) InfoPath
5 12 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.42%) SPSS
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.94%) Office 365
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.24%) Intranet
2 13 (5.46%) DNS
3 9 (3.78%) DHCP
4 6 (2.52%) Extranet
5 3 (1.26%) Internet
5 3 (1.26%) SAN
6 2 (0.84%) LDAP
6 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.42%) LAN
7 1 (0.42%) VoIP
7 1 (0.42%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (36.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.36%) MS Access
7 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.52%) IDOL
9 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.26%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.84%) Big Data
11 2 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.84%) QlikView
11 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.42%) DB2
12 1 (0.42%) OLAP
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (7.56%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) ERwin
General
1 61 (25.63%) Finance
2 18 (7.56%) Banking
3 9 (3.78%) Retail
4 6 (2.52%) Back Office
5 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (44.96%) Developer
2 43 (18.07%) SharePoint Developer
3 29 (12.18%) .NET Developer
4 28 (11.76%) Analyst
5 17 (7.14%) Consultant
6 12 (5.04%) Architect
7 9 (3.78%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.78%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.78%) MI Analyst
7 9 (3.78%) SQL Developer
7 9 (3.78%) Build Engineer
7 9 (3.78%) Tools Developer
8 8 (3.36%) SharePoint Specialist
8 8 (3.36%) Administrator
9 6 (2.52%) SharePoint Administrator
9 6 (2.52%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (2.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.10%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.10%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (41.18%) .NET
2 45 (18.91%) HTML
3 41 (17.23%) ASP.NET
4 37 (15.55%) CSS
5 26 (10.92%) .NET Framework
6 19 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (5.88%) jQuery
8 12 (5.04%) Web Services
9 11 (4.62%) HTML5
10 10 (4.20%) XML
11 9 (3.78%) Ajax
11 9 (3.78%) CSS3
12 6 (2.52%) XSLT
13 5 (2.10%) REST
14 4 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (1.68%) JSON
14 4 (1.68%) JSP
15 3 (1.26%) WCF
15 3 (1.26%) SPNEGO
16 2 (0.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.20%) Data Extraction
3 9 (3.78%) Replication
3 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (2.52%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.10%) PMI
5 5 (2.10%) Clustering
5 5 (2.10%) Social Media
6 4 (1.68%) iSeries
7 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.26%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.84%) User Experience
8 2 (0.84%) IVR
9 1 (0.42%) GIS
9 1 (0.42%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.07%) Windows
2 17 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.78%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.52%) UNIX
6 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.84%) Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.50%) MVC
2 24 (10.08%) Project Management
3 22 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (7.98%) Migration
4 19 (7.98%) Business Analysis
4 19 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.98%) ITIL
5 18 (7.56%) PRINCE2
6 16 (6.72%) Web Development
6 16 (6.72%) Workflow
7 13 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.04%) Process Management
8 12 (5.04%) Document Management
9 11 (4.62%) Change Management
9 11 (4.62%) Information Security
10 10 (4.20%) CRM
11 9 (3.78%) Unit Testing
12 7 (2.94%) SOA
12 7 (2.94%) Quality Management
12 7 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (33.19%) C#
2 71 (29.83%) SQL
3 45 (18.91%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.76%) VBA
5 19 (7.98%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.78%) Java
7 8 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.68%) RPG IV
8 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.68%) RPG
8 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.42%) C
9 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.52%) MCTS
4 6 (2.52%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.10%) Degree
6 4 (1.68%) PMP
6 4 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.68%) CISA
6 4 (1.68%) MCP
7 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.26%) MCITP
8 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.84%) MCSE
9 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.42%) MBA
9 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.78%) QA
2 4 (1.68%) COBIT
2 4 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (5.88%) SCCM
2 9 (3.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (3.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.68%) Control-M
4 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.84%) SCOM
5 2 (0.84%) WSUS
5 2 (0.84%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 84 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.92%) HP
3 22 (9.24%) Oracle
4 19 (7.98%) VMware
5 12 (5.04%) Kofax
6 9 (3.78%) Lotus
6 9 (3.78%) Altiris
7 6 (2.52%) Meridio
8 4 (1.68%) SAP
9 3 (1.26%) Cognos
9 3 (1.26%) Symantec
9 3 (1.26%) CommVault
9 3 (1.26%) NetApp
9 3 (1.26%) Dell
9 3 (1.26%) EMC
9 3 (1.26%) Genesys
9 3 (1.26%) Nintex
10 2 (0.84%) CA
10 2 (0.84%) Apple
10 2 (0.84%) Sun
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