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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 45 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 130 118 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.42% 3.99% 3.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.60% 23.41% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 49
Median daily rate £300 £316 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £226 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.37 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.86% +11.25%
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
631 504 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.47% 17.05% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 254 295
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 June 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 June 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 -4 56 £300 +11.11%
Glasgow -5 30 £220 -27.57% 2
Edinburgh -51 16 £261 -20.45% 10
Aberdeen +11 12 - - 3
Moray - 2 £420 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 83 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 71 (38.59%) Windows
3 63 (34.24%) Security Cleared
4 58 (31.52%) PowerShell
5 56 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 55 (29.89%) Windows Server
7 54 (29.35%) Migration
8 48 (26.09%) Finance
9 45 (24.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (23.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (22.83%) SC Cleared
11 42 (22.83%) HP
11 42 (22.83%) Project Management
11 42 (22.83%) MCSE
12 41 (22.28%) MS Excel
12 41 (22.28%) MS Exchange
12 41 (22.28%) Office 365
13 38 (20.65%) SQL
13 38 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (20.11%) JavaScript
15 36 (19.57%) .NET
16 32 (17.39%) Risk Management
16 32 (17.39%) Skype for Business
17 31 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2013
17 31 (16.85%) DNS
18 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
18 28 (15.22%) C#
19 27 (14.67%) MS Office
19 27 (14.67%) XML

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 (22.28%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.39%) Skype for Business
3 31 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (13.04%) OpenStack
7 23 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (10.87%) Office Communications Server
9 19 (10.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (10.33%) SharePoint Server
10 16 (8.70%) IIS
11 4 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.17%) CMS
11 4 (2.17%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (1.09%) Apache
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (22.28%) MS Excel
2 27 (14.67%) MS Office
3 17 (9.24%) MS Project
4 9 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.28%) Office 365
2 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) AdWords
4 1 (0.54%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.54%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.85%) DNS
2 24 (13.04%) Skype
3 23 (12.50%) Extranet
4 15 (8.15%) DHCP
5 13 (7.07%) SSL
6 11 (5.98%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.43%) Intranet
8 8 (4.35%) NetScaler
9 7 (3.80%) WAN
10 5 (2.72%) SAN
10 5 (2.72%) SMTP
11 4 (2.17%) SSH
12 3 (1.63%) Internet
12 3 (1.63%) SNMP
13 2 (1.09%) BIG-IP
13 2 (1.09%) Firewall
13 2 (1.09%) LAN
13 2 (1.09%) Network Security
14 1 (0.54%) HTTP
14 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.09%) Informix
5 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.54%) DTS
6 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 22 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.72%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.09%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.54%) PVCS
General
1 48 (26.09%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Banking
3 4 (2.17%) Retail
3 4 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (10.33%) Developer
1 19 (10.33%) SharePoint Engineer
2 15 (8.15%) Analyst
3 14 (7.61%) Project Manager
3 14 (7.61%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (6.52%) Administrator
5 11 (5.98%) Consultant
5 11 (5.98%) PMO Specialist
6 8 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
6 8 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 7 (3.80%) Change Manager
7 7 (3.80%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (3.26%) Build Engineer
8 6 (3.26%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.26%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.72%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (2.72%) Project Analyst
9 5 (2.72%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.17%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.57%) .NET
2 27 (14.67%) XML
3 22 (11.96%) CSS
4 16 (8.70%) HTML
5 15 (8.15%) jQuery
6 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.35%) XSLT
8 7 (3.80%) ADO.NET
8 7 (3.80%) Web Services
9 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.09%) SAML
9 2 (1.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.54%) COM
10 1 (0.54%) HTML5
10 1 (0.54%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.24%) Data Centre
4 15 (8.15%) Clustering
5 8 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.26%) PKI
6 6 (3.26%) Replication
7 5 (2.72%) PMI
8 4 (2.17%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.17%) CMDB
9 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.54%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.59%) Windows
2 55 (29.89%) Windows Server
3 45 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (23.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.43%) Linux
7 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.26%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.72%) AIX
8 5 (2.72%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.17%) Unix
10 2 (1.09%) Android
10 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.09%) Solaris
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.35%) Migration
2 42 (22.83%) Project Management
3 32 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 26 (14.13%) Load Balancing
4 26 (14.13%) Programme Management
5 24 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (12.50%) Coaching
7 19 (10.33%) Change Management
7 19 (10.33%) Workflow
8 14 (7.61%) Quality Management
9 13 (7.07%) High Availability
9 13 (7.07%) ITIL
10 12 (6.52%) Change Control
10 12 (6.52%) SDLC
11 10 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (3.80%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (3.26%) Business Analysis
14 6 (3.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.52%) PowerShell
2 38 (20.65%) SQL
3 37 (20.11%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.22%) C#
5 8 (4.35%) VB
6 7 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.63%) VBScript
8 2 (1.09%) Java
8 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (34.24%) Security Cleared
2 45 (24.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (22.83%) MCSE
3 42 (22.83%) SC Cleared
4 26 (14.13%) Degree
5 8 (4.35%) MCSD
6 7 (3.80%) MCTS
6 7 (3.80%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.26%) MCITP
7 6 (3.26%) MCSA
8 5 (2.72%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.72%) PMP
9 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) MCP
10 1 (0.54%) CCNA
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.54%) CISMP
10 1 (0.54%) CISSP
10 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) SLA
2 5 (2.72%) QA
3 4 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 56 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.26%) XenApp
5 5 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.72%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.09%) Brightmail
8 2 (1.09%) vSphere
9 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.54%) UAG
9 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (4.35%) WSUS
3 6 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (3.26%) SCCM
3 6 (3.26%) SCOM
3 6 (3.26%) SCVMM
3 6 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.72%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (2.72%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.72%) Netcool
5 4 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.09%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.54%) OpenView
7 1 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 83 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 42 (22.83%) HP
3 27 (14.67%) VMware
4 26 (14.13%) Citrix
5 23 (12.50%) Nintex
6 19 (10.33%) IronPort
7 10 (5.43%) Oracle
8 8 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.26%) Altiris
9 6 (3.26%) CA
10 5 (2.72%) arcserve
10 5 (2.72%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.72%) Symantec
10 5 (2.72%) Veritas
11 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.17%) AppSense
11 4 (2.17%) Brocade
11 4 (2.17%) Lumension
12 2 (1.09%) F5
12 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
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