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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 52 71 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 77 64 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.49% 2.01% 5.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.11% 14.92% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 85
Median daily rate £320 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £267 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.47% +18.05%
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
450 429 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.38% 13.46% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 206 312
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.38 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Renfrewshire 0 36 £320 -
Edinburgh +2 22 £375 +25.00% 2
Glasgow +11 13 £253 -43.88% 2
Aberdeen - 3 £155 -
Highlands +1 2 - -
Fife - 1 £303 -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 103 (49.76%) Microsoft
2 94 (45.41%) Windows
3 84 (40.58%) Active Directory
4 69 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (31.88%) MCSE
5 66 (31.88%) Office 365
5 66 (31.88%) Windows Server
6 63 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (30.43%) PowerShell
6 63 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 62 (29.95%) Migration
8 60 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (26.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (25.60%) MS Exchange
11 50 (24.15%) HP
12 46 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 46 (22.22%) SQL
13 45 (21.74%) Finance
14 42 (20.29%) SC Cleared
14 42 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2013
15 40 (19.32%) Skype for Business
15 40 (19.32%) Project Management
16 39 (18.84%) MS Office
17 38 (18.36%) Exchange Server 2010
18 36 (17.39%) Load Balancing
19 34 (16.43%) Risk Management
20 33 (15.94%) OpenStack
21 32 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2007
21 32 (15.46%) .NET
21 32 (15.46%) JavaScript

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 53 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 42 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (19.32%) Skype for Business
4 38 (18.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (15.94%) OpenStack
6 32 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (8.21%) Office Communications Server
8 17 (8.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (6.28%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (5.31%) IIS
12 4 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.97%) Apache
14 2 (0.97%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 39 (18.84%) MS Office
3 16 (7.73%) MS Project
4 4 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Maximo
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
2 1 (0.48%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 66 (31.88%) Office 365
2 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) AdWords
3 1 (0.48%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.48%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.49%) Skype
2 28 (13.53%) DNS
3 23 (11.11%) Extranet
4 16 (7.73%) DHCP
5 13 (6.28%) Intranet
5 13 (6.28%) SSL
6 11 (5.31%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.90%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.90%) SAN
8 5 (2.42%) LAN
8 5 (2.42%) SMTP
8 5 (2.42%) WAN
9 3 (1.45%) SNMP
10 2 (0.97%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.97%) Firewall
10 2 (0.97%) SSH
10 2 (0.97%) VoIP
11 1 (0.48%) HTTP
11 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.66%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.73%) StarTeam
2 16 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (0.97%) ClearQuest
General
1 45 (21.74%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Banking
3 11 (5.31%) Retail
4 6 (2.90%) Law
4 6 (2.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (14.49%) Analyst
2 19 (9.18%) SharePoint Engineer
3 18 (8.70%) Developer
4 16 (7.73%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.76%) Messaging Specialist
6 13 (6.28%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (5.31%) PMO Specialist
8 10 (4.83%) Administrator
8 10 (4.83%) Lync Specialist
9 9 (4.35%) Consultant
9 9 (4.35%) Office 365 Specialist
9 9 (4.35%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.35%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Change Manager
12 6 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (2.90%) Change Analyst
12 6 (2.90%) Messaging Engineer
12 6 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.46%) .NET
2 22 (10.63%) XML
3 17 (8.21%) CSS
4 16 (7.73%) HTML
5 13 (6.28%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.80%) jQuery
7 8 (3.86%) Web Services
8 7 (3.38%) ADO.NET
9 4 (1.93%) REST
10 3 (1.45%) HTML5
11 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.97%) SAML
11 2 (0.97%) XSLT
12 1 (0.48%) Ajax
12 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.48%) LINQ
12 1 (0.48%) Middleware
12 1 (0.48%) Sass
12 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (12.56%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.08%) Clustering
3 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.90%) PKI
5 6 (2.90%) Replication
6 4 (1.93%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.93%) CMDB
7 3 (1.45%) PMI
8 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) iPhone
9 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.48%) Tandem
9 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (45.41%) Windows
2 66 (31.88%) Windows Server
3 63 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (26.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 21 (10.14%) Windows XP
8 19 (9.18%) Windows 10
9 16 (7.73%) AIX
10 6 (2.90%) Linux
11 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.97%) Android
12 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.48%) Unix
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.95%) Migration
2 40 (19.32%) Project Management
3 36 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 34 (16.43%) Risk Management
5 31 (14.98%) Change Management
6 26 (12.56%) Programme Management
7 24 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (11.11%) Coaching
9 19 (9.18%) Workflow
10 17 (8.21%) ITIL
11 16 (7.73%) Software Testing
12 15 (7.25%) Server Virtualisation
13 14 (6.76%) Test Scripting
14 12 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (5.80%) Quality Management
14 12 (5.80%) Smoke Testing
15 9 (4.35%) Change Control
16 8 (3.86%) High Availability
16 8 (3.86%) SDLC
17 7 (3.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 46 (22.22%) SQL
3 32 (15.46%) JavaScript
4 22 (10.63%) C#
5 8 (3.86%) VB
5 8 (3.86%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.93%) VBScript
7 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.97%) Java
9 1 (0.48%) C
9 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (31.88%) MCSE
3 63 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 42 (20.29%) SC Cleared
5 29 (14.01%) Degree
6 21 (10.14%) MCSA
7 17 (8.21%) MCTS
8 16 (7.73%) ISTQB
8 16 (7.73%) MCITP
9 8 (3.86%) MCSD
10 5 (2.42%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.42%) PMP
11 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) MCP
12 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.48%) CCNA
12 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.48%) HND
12 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.31%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.56%) Hyper-V
3 22 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.90%) Brightmail
4 6 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.45%) XenApp
8 2 (0.97%) vSphere
9 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.48%) UAG
9 1 (0.48%) vCloud
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (7.73%) McAfee ePO
1 16 (7.73%) Netcool
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (4.35%) WSUS
4 8 (3.86%) SCCM
5 7 (3.38%) SCOM
6 6 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (2.90%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.90%) TeamSite
7 5 (2.42%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (2.42%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.48%) OpenView
Vendors
1 103 (49.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.15%) HP
3 32 (15.46%) Citrix
4 26 (12.56%) VMware
5 24 (11.59%) IronPort
6 16 (7.73%) Intel Security
6 16 (7.73%) Nintex
6 16 (7.73%) Veritas
7 7 (3.38%) CA
7 7 (3.38%) Oracle
8 6 (2.90%) Altiris
8 6 (2.90%) Symantec
9 5 (2.42%) arcserve
9 5 (2.42%) IBM
10 4 (1.93%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.93%) AppSense
10 4 (1.93%) Brocade
10 4 (1.93%) Lumension
10 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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