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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
UK / Scotland
Rank 83 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 27 67 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 2.63% 3.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.34% 12.48% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 48
Median daily rate £273 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +20.98%

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
261 537 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.83% 21.06% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 312 228
Median daily rate £350 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.41 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow -8 10 £249 -9.45% 4
Edinburgh 0 8 £295 -9.38% 3
Renfrewshire +10 3 £275 -17.91%
Aberdeen - 3 £363 - 1
Dundee - 1 £105 -
Fife - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £105 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 59 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 48 (50.00%) Windows
3 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
4 41 (42.71%) Office 365
5 37 (38.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (37.50%) MCSE
7 35 (36.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (30.21%) Migration
10 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
11 26 (27.08%) Skype
11 26 (27.08%) Windows 7
11 26 (27.08%) Skype for Business
12 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 24 (25.00%) MS Office
12 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
13 23 (23.96%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (22.92%) SQL
15 20 (20.83%) Windows XP
15 20 (20.83%) PowerShell
15 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
16 19 (19.79%) Windows 10
16 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (18.75%) Load Balancing
17 18 (18.75%) MCSA
18 17 (17.71%) Degree
18 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
19 16 (16.67%) OpenStack
19 16 (16.67%) Citrix

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 26 (27.08%) Skype for Business
2 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 23 (23.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (16.67%) OpenStack
6 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (4.17%) CMS
10 3 (3.13%) IBM Domino
10 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.00%) MS Office
3 5 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) MS Project
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.04%) Maximo
3 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.04%) Primavera
3 1 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (42.71%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.08%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) Skype
2 5 (5.21%) WAN
3 4 (4.17%) PABX
3 4 (4.17%) VoIP
4 3 (3.13%) Intranet
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) LAN
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.04%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) German Language
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Analyst
2 10 (10.42%) Lync Specialist
2 10 (10.42%) Messaging Specialist
3 9 (9.38%) Developer
3 9 (9.38%) Office 365 Specialist
3 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (6.25%) Architect
4 6 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (6.25%) Tester
5 5 (5.21%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.17%) Consultant
6 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) .NET
2 7 (7.29%) HTML
3 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.17%) CSS
3 4 (4.17%) XML
4 3 (3.13%) jQuery
4 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) Ajax
5 2 (2.08%) LINQ
5 2 (2.08%) Middleware
5 2 (2.08%) WPF
6 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.04%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Clustering
2 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.21%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
5 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (36.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (27.08%) Windows 7
5 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (20.83%) Windows XP
7 19 (19.79%) Windows 10
8 15 (15.63%) AIX
9 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Migration
2 18 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 16 (16.67%) Change Management
4 14 (14.58%) Server Virtualisation
4 14 (14.58%) Software Testing
4 14 (14.58%) Test Scripting
5 11 (11.46%) Smoke Testing
6 7 (7.29%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.21%) CRM
9 4 (4.17%) ETL
9 4 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.13%) MVC
10 3 (3.13%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) SQL
2 20 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.42%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.13%) VBA
6 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (38.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (37.50%) MCSE
3 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 18 (18.75%) MCSA
5 17 (17.71%) Degree
5 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
6 15 (15.63%) ISTQB
6 15 (15.63%) MCITP
7 14 (14.58%) MCTS
8 6 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.04%) ISEB
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (15.63%) Netcool
2 5 (5.21%) SCCM
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.04%) FlexNet
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) Citrix
3 15 (15.63%) HP
3 15 (15.63%) Intel Security
3 15 (15.63%) Veritas
4 8 (8.33%) IronPort
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle
6 4 (4.17%) IBM
6 4 (4.17%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) Charles River
7 2 (2.08%) Kofax
7 2 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.04%) CA
8 1 (1.04%) Casewise
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco
8 1 (1.04%) Intel
8 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.04%) Xerox
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