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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 94 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.41% 3.93% 3.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.61% 21.01% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 53
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£340 £373 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% +30.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £456 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.85%
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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
505 457 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.31% 18.73% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 229 169
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £222 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +84.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Edinburgh -4 39 £364 +7.38% 6
Glasgow -1 32 £330 -5.71% 7
Renfrewshire -8 4 £350 -22.01%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £525 -
Aberdeen -7 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 102 (42.50%) .NET
2 88 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 86 (35.83%) Microsoft
4 81 (33.75%) C#
5 74 (30.83%) SQL
6 51 (21.25%) MS Excel
7 49 (20.42%) Finance
8 48 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 47 (19.58%) HTML
10 44 (18.33%) ASP.NET
10 44 (18.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 39 (16.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 39 (16.25%) MS Office
12 38 (15.83%) Windows
13 36 (15.00%) CSS
14 31 (12.92%) MS Project
15 29 (12.08%) VBA
16 26 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared
17 25 (10.42%) SC Cleared
17 25 (10.42%) HP
18 23 (9.58%) Oracle
18 23 (9.58%) Intranet
19 22 (9.17%) .NET Framework
19 22 (9.17%) Visual Studio
20 21 (8.75%) Project Management
20 21 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (8.75%) Migration
20 21 (8.75%) MVC
21 20 (8.33%) Active Directory

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (18.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 39 (16.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.67%) MS Project Server
4 13 (5.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (5.00%) Lync
6 10 (4.17%) IIS
7 9 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.92%) CMS
10 5 (2.08%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.67%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.67%) TWiki
12 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.25%) FileNet
13 2 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.83%) JBoss
13 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 51 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 39 (16.25%) MS Office
3 31 (12.92%) MS Project
4 17 (7.08%) InfoPath
5 9 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (2.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.42%) SPSS
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) assyst
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.17%) Office 365
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.58%) Intranet
2 11 (4.58%) DNS
3 7 (2.92%) DHCP
4 5 (2.08%) Extranet
5 3 (1.25%) SAN
5 3 (1.25%) Internet
6 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) VoIP
7 1 (0.42%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (2.50%) IDOL
8 4 (1.67%) MS Access
8 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.83%) Big Data
10 2 (0.83%) QlikView
10 2 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (9.17%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.42%) ERwin
General
1 49 (20.42%) Finance
2 18 (7.50%) Banking
3 9 (3.75%) Retail
4 6 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (45.00%) Developer
2 48 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 30 (12.50%) Analyst
4 23 (9.58%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.83%) Consultant
6 13 (5.42%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.75%) Administrator
7 9 (3.75%) SQL Developer
7 9 (3.75%) Tools Developer
8 8 (3.33%) Build Engineer
8 8 (3.33%) SharePoint Specialist
9 7 (2.92%) MI Analyst
9 7 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (2.92%) Architect
10 6 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (2.08%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.08%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.08%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.08%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (42.50%) .NET
2 47 (19.58%) HTML
3 44 (18.33%) ASP.NET
4 36 (15.00%) CSS
5 22 (9.17%) .NET Framework
6 17 (7.08%) jQuery
7 16 (6.67%) Web Services
8 15 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (5.83%) XML
10 13 (5.42%) HTML5
11 9 (3.75%) CSS3
11 9 (3.75%) Ajax
12 7 (2.92%) XSLT
12 7 (2.92%) JSON
13 6 (2.50%) SOAP
13 6 (2.50%) RESTful
13 6 (2.50%) REST
14 4 (1.67%) WCF
15 3 (1.25%) JSP
16 2 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (2.92%) User Experience
4 7 (2.92%) Replication
5 6 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.08%) Clustering
6 5 (2.08%) Social Media
7 4 (1.67%) iSeries
8 3 (1.25%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.25%) PMI
9 2 (0.83%) NHS
9 2 (0.83%) IVR
10 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.83%) Windows
2 14 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (3.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.67%) UNIX
6 3 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (8.75%) Migration
2 21 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (8.75%) MVC
2 21 (8.75%) Project Management
3 18 (7.50%) ITIL
3 18 (7.50%) Workflow
4 17 (7.08%) Web Development
5 16 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.42%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.00%) Process Management
8 12 (5.00%) Change Management
9 11 (4.58%) CRM
10 10 (4.17%) Document Management
11 8 (3.33%) Unit Testing
11 8 (3.33%) SOA
11 8 (3.33%) Scrum
12 7 (2.92%) Information Security
13 6 (2.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (33.75%) C#
2 74 (30.83%) SQL
3 48 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (12.08%) VBA
5 20 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.83%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.33%) Java
8 7 (2.92%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.67%) RPG
9 4 (1.67%) RPG IV
10 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.92%) Degree
5 6 (2.50%) MCTS
6 5 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.67%) CISA
7 4 (1.67%) MCP
8 3 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.25%) MCITP
8 3 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.25%) PMP
9 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.83%) MCSE
10 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.42%) MCSD
10 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.42%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) SLA
2 4 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.83%) SCCM
2 7 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (2.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.67%) Control-M
4 3 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (35.83%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.42%) HP
3 23 (9.58%) Oracle
4 19 (7.92%) VMware
5 12 (5.00%) Kofax
6 7 (2.92%) Altiris
7 6 (2.50%) Meridio
7 6 (2.50%) Nintex
7 6 (2.50%) SAP
8 4 (1.67%) Genesys
8 4 (1.67%) Lotus
9 3 (1.25%) Symantec
9 3 (1.25%) CommVault
9 3 (1.25%) NetApp
9 3 (1.25%) Dell
9 3 (1.25%) EMC
9 3 (1.25%) Citrix
9 3 (1.25%) Cognos
10 2 (0.83%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.83%) Apple
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