The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 94 96 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.47% 3.88% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.98% 23.47% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £190 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £18.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
392 409 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.48% 16.54% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 180 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -17 32 £390 +11.42% 9
Glasgow -11 23 £325 +10.63% 20
Aberdeen -1 15 £375 - 5
Dundee - - - - 2
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 77 (40.53%) .NET
2 75 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 58 (30.53%) C#
4 53 (27.89%) SQL Server
5 47 (24.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 45 (23.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 43 (22.63%) SQL
8 35 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 35 (18.42%) MS Excel
9 34 (17.89%) MS Project
10 33 (17.37%) Windows
10 33 (17.37%) Finance
11 32 (16.84%) MS Office
12 31 (16.32%) Project Management
13 30 (15.79%) HTML
14 28 (14.74%) CSS
14 28 (14.74%) Security Cleared
15 27 (14.21%) Active Directory
16 26 (13.68%) SC Cleared
17 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET
18 22 (11.58%) Intranet
19 21 (11.05%) OO
19 21 (11.05%) jQuery
20 19 (10.00%) HP
20 19 (10.00%) Workflow
20 19 (10.00%) Migration
21 18 (9.47%) Web Services
22 17 (8.95%) IIS
22 17 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 17 (8.95%) Change Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 47 (24.74%) SharePoint 2013
2 45 (23.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (8.95%) IIS
4 15 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 13 (6.84%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (5.26%) MS Project Server
7 9 (4.74%) CMS
8 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (3.68%) Lync
9 7 (3.68%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.58%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.05%) Documentum
12 2 (1.05%) SAS
12 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.05%) Confluence
12 2 (1.05%) WordPress
13 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.53%) TWiki
13 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 35 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 34 (17.89%) MS Project
3 32 (16.84%) MS Office
4 13 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (6.32%) InfoPath
6 7 (3.68%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.58%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.63%) SAP HR
4 4 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.11%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.53%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.58%) Intranet
2 14 (7.37%) DNS
3 12 (6.32%) DHCP
4 8 (4.21%) SAN
5 3 (1.58%) Firewall
6 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.53%) Extranet
7 1 (0.53%) MPLS
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.53%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.05%) Ingres
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.53%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.53%) EDMS
12 1 (0.53%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.58%) JIRA
2 3 (1.58%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.05%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) ReSharper
General
1 33 (17.37%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Front Office
3 5 (2.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (42.63%) Developer
2 68 (35.79%) SharePoint Developer
3 22 (11.58%) Analyst
4 12 (6.32%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.79%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (5.79%) Administrator
6 10 (5.26%) Consultant
7 9 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.21%) SharePoint Consultant
9 7 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Build Engineer
9 7 (3.68%) CRM Developer
10 5 (2.63%) Architect
10 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (2.63%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.11%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.11%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.11%) Trainer
11 4 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (1.58%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (40.53%) .NET
2 30 (15.79%) HTML
3 28 (14.74%) CSS
4 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET
5 21 (11.05%) jQuery
6 18 (9.47%) Web Services
7 14 (7.37%) XML
8 10 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 8 (4.21%) JSON
10 7 (3.68%) XSLT
11 5 (2.63%) RESTful
11 5 (2.63%) HTML5
11 5 (2.63%) SOAP
12 4 (2.11%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.11%) CAML
13 2 (1.05%) XSL
13 2 (1.05%) Middleware
13 2 (1.05%) CSS3
13 2 (1.05%) MDX
14 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.74%) Replication
2 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.63%) PKI
4 5 (2.63%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.11%) Kindle
6 2 (1.05%) Clustering
6 2 (1.05%) PMI
6 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.37%) Windows
2 14 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.58%) Linux
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.05%) UNIX
6 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.32%) Project Management
2 21 (11.05%) OO
3 19 (10.00%) Workflow
3 19 (10.00%) Migration
4 17 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (8.95%) Change Management
5 12 (6.32%) ITIL
5 12 (6.32%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.32%) CRM
6 8 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.68%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (3.16%) Business Analysis
8 6 (3.16%) Document Management
8 6 (3.16%) Data Management
8 6 (3.16%) OOP
8 6 (3.16%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.63%) Scrum
9 5 (2.63%) MVC
10 4 (2.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.53%) C#
2 43 (22.63%) SQL
3 35 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.37%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.26%) VBA
7 8 (4.21%) VB
8 5 (2.63%) VBScript
9 4 (2.11%) Java
10 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) XQuery
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.68%) Degree
5 5 (2.63%) MCSD
6 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.58%) PMP
7 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.05%) ACCA
8 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.53%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) MCPD
9 1 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) QA
1 7 (3.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.58%) XenApp
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.05%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.05%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (3.68%) Netcool
3 6 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.58%) SCCM
5 3 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.58%) Legato
6 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.00%) HP
3 15 (7.89%) Citrix
4 12 (6.32%) Oracle
5 11 (5.79%) VMware
6 10 (5.26%) IBM
6 10 (5.26%) Nintex
7 7 (3.68%) Lotus
8 6 (3.16%) Altiris
8 6 (3.16%) SAP
9 5 (2.63%) McAfee
10 4 (2.11%) Cognos
10 4 (2.11%) Adobe
10 4 (2.11%) Cisco
11 3 (1.58%) Genesys
11 3 (1.58%) Kofax
12 2 (1.05%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.05%) CommVault
12 2 (1.05%) Veritas
12 2 (1.05%) Dell
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