The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 71 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 55 85 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 2.60% 4.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.64% 17.07% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 61
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £302 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.10% +116.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.91%
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
435 498 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.88% 15.23% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 249 278
Median daily rate £355 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £180 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Median hourly rate £21.25 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.46% +170.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.38 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 23 £325 -2.62% 3
Glasgow -6 12 £400 +3.22% 3
Aberdeen - 9 £155 -
Renfrewshire -5 8 £304 -5.73%
Highlands +2 1 - -
Fife - 1 £303 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 87 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 75 (40.11%) Windows
3 58 (31.02%) Active Directory
3 58 (31.02%) Security Cleared
3 58 (31.02%) PowerShell
4 57 (30.48%) Windows Server
4 57 (30.48%) Migration
5 53 (28.34%) Office 365
6 52 (27.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (26.20%) MCSE
7 49 (26.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (25.13%) Finance
9 46 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (21.93%) MS Excel
10 41 (21.93%) MS Exchange
10 41 (21.93%) HP
10 41 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (21.93%) Project Management
11 38 (20.32%) SC Cleared
12 37 (19.79%) JavaScript
12 37 (19.79%) SQL
13 35 (18.72%) .NET
14 34 (18.18%) Risk Management
15 32 (17.11%) MS Office
16 31 (16.58%) Exchange Server 2013
17 30 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2007
18 29 (15.51%) Skype for Business
19 28 (14.97%) SQL Server
20 27 (14.44%) XML
20 27 (14.44%) DNS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 31 (16.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (15.51%) Skype for Business
5 27 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (13.90%) OpenStack
7 25 (13.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (11.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (11.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (10.16%) SharePoint Server
10 17 (9.09%) IIS
11 16 (8.56%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (1.07%) Apache
14 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
14 2 (1.07%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.53%) CMS
15 1 (0.53%) Drupal
15 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 32 (17.11%) MS Office
3 17 (9.09%) MS Project
4 4 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Primavera
2 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.34%) Office 365
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) AdWords
3 1 (0.53%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.44%) DNS
2 23 (12.30%) Extranet
3 19 (10.16%) Skype
4 15 (8.02%) DHCP
4 15 (8.02%) Intranet
5 13 (6.95%) SSL
6 11 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.21%) NetScaler
7 6 (3.21%) SAN
8 5 (2.67%) SMTP
9 4 (2.14%) LAN
9 4 (2.14%) SSH
9 4 (2.14%) WAN
10 3 (1.60%) SNMP
11 2 (1.07%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.07%) Firewall
11 2 (1.07%) VoIP
12 1 (0.53%) HTTP
12 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Visual Studio
2 20 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.74%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.07%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.53%) PVCS
General
1 47 (25.13%) Finance
2 17 (9.09%) Banking
3 11 (5.88%) Retail
4 6 (3.21%) Law
4 6 (3.21%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Back Office
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (12.83%) Analyst
2 19 (10.16%) SharePoint Engineer
3 16 (8.56%) Developer
3 16 (8.56%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.95%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (6.42%) Administrator
6 11 (5.88%) PMO Specialist
7 10 (5.35%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Consultant
8 9 (4.81%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Change Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Build Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Change Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Intranet Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Intranet Project Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.67%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (2.67%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.72%) .NET
2 27 (14.44%) XML
3 22 (11.76%) CSS
4 17 (9.09%) jQuery
5 15 (8.02%) HTML
6 11 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.28%) XSLT
8 7 (3.74%) ADO.NET
8 7 (3.74%) Web Services
9 4 (2.14%) REST
10 3 (1.60%) HTML5
11 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.07%) SAML
12 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.53%) COM
12 1 (0.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.56%) Clustering
4 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (3.21%) PKI
5 6 (3.21%) Replication
6 4 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.14%) CMDB
7 3 (1.60%) PMI
8 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.53%) Tandem
9 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (40.11%) Windows
2 57 (30.48%) Windows Server
3 49 (26.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.81%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.81%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.28%) Linux
8 7 (3.74%) AIX
8 7 (3.74%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.60%) Unix
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.07%) Android
11 2 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.07%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.48%) Migration
2 41 (21.93%) Project Management
3 34 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 26 (13.90%) Change Management
4 26 (13.90%) Load Balancing
4 26 (13.90%) Programme Management
5 23 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (12.30%) Coaching
5 23 (12.30%) Workflow
6 16 (8.56%) ITIL
7 14 (7.49%) Quality Management
8 13 (6.95%) High Availability
9 11 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.88%) Change Control
10 8 (4.28%) SDLC
11 7 (3.74%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (3.74%) Scrum
11 7 (3.74%) Software Testing
11 7 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.02%) PowerShell
2 37 (19.79%) JavaScript
2 37 (19.79%) SQL
3 26 (13.90%) C#
4 8 (4.28%) VB
5 7 (3.74%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.14%) VBScript
7 2 (1.07%) Java
7 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) C
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (31.02%) Security Cleared
2 52 (27.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (26.20%) MCSE
4 38 (20.32%) SC Cleared
5 24 (12.83%) Degree
6 9 (4.81%) MCSA
6 9 (4.81%) MCTS
7 8 (4.28%) MCITP
7 8 (4.28%) MCSD
8 7 (3.74%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.67%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.67%) PMP
10 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.07%) MCP
11 1 (0.53%) CCNA
11 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.53%) HND
11 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) SLA
2 5 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (31.02%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.21%) Brightmail
5 5 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.67%) XenApp
5 5 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.07%) vSphere
8 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.53%) UAG
8 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (4.81%) WSUS
3 7 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.74%) Netcool
3 7 (3.74%) SCCM
3 7 (3.74%) SCOM
4 6 (3.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (3.21%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (3.21%) TeamSite
5 5 (2.67%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 87 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.93%) HP
3 24 (12.83%) Citrix
3 24 (12.83%) IronPort
3 24 (12.83%) VMware
4 20 (10.70%) Nintex
5 8 (4.28%) Oracle
6 7 (3.74%) CA
6 7 (3.74%) Intel Security
6 7 (3.74%) Veritas
7 6 (3.21%) Altiris
7 6 (3.21%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.21%) Symantec
8 5 (2.67%) arcserve
9 4 (2.14%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.14%) AppSense
9 4 (2.14%) Brocade
9 4 (2.14%) Lumension
10 3 (1.60%) IBM
11 2 (1.07%) NetApp