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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 63 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 69 94 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.71% 3.55% 3.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.52% 22.17% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £310 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £453 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
SharePoint
UK

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
551 424 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 16.03% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 228 197
Average daily rate £380 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 26 £300 -21.05% 5
Glasgow +6 19 £275 -16.03% 14
Renfrewshire +8 16 £340 -5.55% 5
Moray - 3 £375 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 75 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 56 (35.90%) Finance
3 54 (34.62%) Migration
4 50 (32.05%) Windows
5 38 (24.36%) SQL Server
5 38 (24.36%) Banking
6 36 (23.08%) Citrix
7 35 (22.44%) .NET
8 34 (21.79%) Data Centre
9 29 (18.59%) Windows Server
10 28 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 28 (17.95%) MS Excel
11 27 (17.31%) Network Security
12 21 (13.46%) SC Cleared
12 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (12.18%) Active Directory
14 19 (12.18%) Workflow
14 19 (12.18%) C#
15 18 (11.54%) HTML
16 17 (10.90%) JavaScript
16 17 (10.90%) CSS
16 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
18 15 (9.62%) SIEM
18 15 (9.62%) Office 365
18 15 (9.62%) Threat Modelling
18 15 (9.62%) Lync
18 15 (9.62%) Splunk
18 15 (9.62%) Unix

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 16 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (9.62%) Lync
4 10 (6.41%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.49%) IIS
5 7 (4.49%) Live Communications Server
5 7 (4.49%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (3.85%) CMS
6 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.28%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.64%) SAS
9 1 (0.64%) TWiki
Applications
1 28 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (7.69%) MS Office
3 12 (7.69%) MS Project
4 9 (5.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.64%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.64%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.64%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.64%) Primavera
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) Office 365
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.92%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.31%) Network Security
2 10 (6.41%) DNS
2 10 (6.41%) WAN
3 5 (3.21%) Skype
4 4 (2.56%) Intranet
5 3 (1.92%) DHCP
5 3 (1.92%) LAN
5 3 (1.92%) WebEx
6 2 (1.28%) NAS
6 2 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.28%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) DTS
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.64%) OLAP
6 1 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.64%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
General
1 56 (35.90%) Finance
2 38 (24.36%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Advertising
4 4 (2.56%) Legal
4 4 (2.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 23 (14.74%) Analyst
3 21 (13.46%) Developer
4 16 (10.26%) Architect
5 15 (9.62%) SIEM Engineer
5 15 (9.62%) Splunk Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (8.33%) SharePoint Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Designer
9 8 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Administrator
10 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Banking Project Manager
11 6 (3.85%) Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) SharePoint Designer
12 5 (3.21%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.44%) .NET
2 18 (11.54%) HTML
3 17 (10.90%) CSS
4 13 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.28%) HTML5
6 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.64%) CSS3
6 1 (0.64%) Itk
6 1 (0.64%) MDX
6 1 (0.64%) REST
6 1 (0.64%) SOAP
6 1 (0.64%) WCF
6 1 (0.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.97%) Taxonomies
4 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.21%) Clustering
7 4 (2.56%) PMI
7 4 (2.56%) User Experience
8 2 (1.28%) Celerra
8 2 (1.28%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.28%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.28%) Statistics
9 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) CMDB
9 1 (0.64%) Derivative
9 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.05%) Windows
2 29 (18.59%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.62%) Unix
4 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 2 (1.28%) Android
6 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.28%) Linux
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.62%) Migration
2 19 (12.18%) Workflow
3 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.62%) SIEM
4 15 (9.62%) Threat Modelling
5 13 (8.33%) Content Management
5 13 (8.33%) Project Management
5 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.69%) ITIL
7 11 (7.05%) Service Management
8 10 (6.41%) Change Control
8 10 (6.41%) Change Management
8 10 (6.41%) Validation
9 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.77%) SDLC
9 9 (5.77%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.13%) Quality Management
11 7 (4.49%) Analytics
11 7 (4.49%) CRM
11 7 (4.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.18%) C#
2 17 (10.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.33%) SQL
4 12 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.85%) VBA
6 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.64%) Ada
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) VB
7 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.62%) Degree
4 14 (8.97%) CISMP
4 14 (8.97%) CISSP
5 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.05%) MCP
6 11 (7.05%) MCTS
7 4 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.64%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.64%) CISA
8 1 (0.64%) CISM
8 1 (0.64%) CRISC
8 1 (0.64%) MCSD
8 1 (0.64%) MCSE
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) COBIT
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (12.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) QRadar
2 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.28%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.64%) SCOM
3 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 36 (23.08%) Citrix
3 15 (9.62%) Splunk
3 15 (9.62%) VMware
4 13 (8.33%) Nintex
5 11 (7.05%) HP
6 5 (3.21%) NetApp
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle
7 4 (2.56%) Google
8 3 (1.92%) Dell
8 3 (1.92%) IBM
8 3 (1.92%) Veeam
9 2 (1.28%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.28%) BMC
9 2 (1.28%) Brocade
9 2 (1.28%) Cisco
9 2 (1.28%) CommVault
9 2 (1.28%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.28%) EMC
9 2 (1.28%) Fujitsu
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