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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 57 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 68 107 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.36% 3.75% 4.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.66% 22.06% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 68
Median daily rate £300 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £432 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +33.33%
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
385 485 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.01% 17.01% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 262 305
Median daily rate £340 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £41.32 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +6 30 £295 -16.90%
Edinburgh -8 25 £400 +25.00% 1
Glasgow -5 10 £260 -8.77% 5
Highlands +5 1 - -
Aberdeen -8 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 82 (64.57%) Microsoft
2 60 (47.24%) Windows
3 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
4 55 (43.31%) Office 365
5 49 (38.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (37.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (37.80%) MCSE
7 45 (35.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (33.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (31.50%) Migration
10 34 (26.77%) MS Office
11 33 (25.98%) SQL
12 32 (25.20%) Windows Server
13 31 (24.41%) Citrix
14 29 (22.83%) Change Management
14 29 (22.83%) Windows 7
14 29 (22.83%) PowerShell
15 28 (22.05%) Skype for Business
15 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
16 27 (21.26%) Windows XP
16 27 (21.26%) MS Exchange
17 26 (20.47%) MCSA
18 25 (19.69%) Security Cleared
19 24 (18.90%) Hyper-V
19 24 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (18.90%) Clustering
20 23 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2013
20 23 (18.11%) Windows 10
21 22 (17.32%) McAfee ePO
21 22 (17.32%) StarTeam

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 28 (22.05%) Skype for Business
2 27 (21.26%) MS Exchange
3 24 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (14.17%) OpenStack
6 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (8.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (8.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (6.30%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (3.15%) CMS
11 3 (2.36%) IBM Domino
11 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.79%) IIS
13 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (26.77%) MS Office
2 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.94%) MS Project
4 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.57%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Maximo
3 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 55 (43.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) IaaS
2 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) Skype
2 13 (10.24%) Intranet
3 3 (2.36%) DHCP
3 3 (2.36%) DNS
3 3 (2.36%) LAN
4 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.57%) VoIP
4 2 (1.57%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) ISDN
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) Law
5 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (1.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Analyst
2 14 (11.02%) Test Analyst
3 12 (9.45%) Developer
3 12 (9.45%) Messaging Specialist
4 10 (7.87%) Lync Specialist
5 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Office 365 Specialist
5 9 (7.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) Intranet Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Intranet Project Manager
7 6 (4.72%) IT Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) SharePoint Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Tester
8 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.94%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) .NET
2 11 (8.66%) HTML
3 10 (7.87%) CSS
4 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.30%) jQuery
5 6 (4.72%) Web Services
6 5 (3.94%) XML
7 4 (3.15%) REST
8 3 (2.36%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.57%) Ajax
9 2 (1.57%) HTML5
9 2 (1.57%) LINQ
9 2 (1.57%) Middleware
9 2 (1.57%) WPF
10 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Clustering
2 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.79%) Tandem
6 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 60 (47.24%) Windows
2 49 (38.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (35.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (33.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (25.20%) Windows Server
6 29 (22.83%) Windows 7
7 27 (21.26%) Windows XP
8 23 (18.11%) Windows 10
9 22 (17.32%) AIX
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) Migration
2 29 (22.83%) Change Management
3 22 (17.32%) Load Balancing
4 21 (16.54%) Software Testing
4 21 (16.54%) Test Scripting
5 20 (15.75%) Server Virtualisation
6 17 (13.39%) Smoke Testing
7 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.45%) Workflow
8 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.51%) Scrum
10 6 (4.72%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.94%) ETL
12 4 (3.15%) CRM
12 4 (3.15%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.15%) ITIL
12 4 (3.15%) SDLC
12 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (2.36%) Problem Management
13 3 (2.36%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) SQL
2 29 (22.83%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.51%) C#
5 5 (3.94%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.36%) VB
7 3 (2.36%) VBA
8 2 (1.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (37.80%) MCSE
1 48 (37.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (20.47%) MCSA
3 25 (19.69%) Security Cleared
4 22 (17.32%) ISTQB
5 21 (16.54%) MCITP
5 21 (16.54%) MCTS
5 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
6 17 (13.39%) Degree
7 5 (3.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.79%) HND
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.57%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.90%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.15%) Brightmail
5 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) McAfee ePO
1 22 (17.32%) Netcool
2 6 (4.72%) TeamSite
3 3 (2.36%) SCCM
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (64.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.41%) Citrix
3 22 (17.32%) Intel Security
3 22 (17.32%) Veritas
4 17 (13.39%) HP
5 13 (10.24%) IronPort
6 11 (8.66%) VMware
7 9 (7.09%) Nintex
8 7 (5.51%) IBM
8 7 (5.51%) Oracle
9 3 (2.36%) Charles River
9 3 (2.36%) Lotus
10 2 (1.57%) Cognos
10 2 (1.57%) Kofax
10 2 (1.57%) NetApp
10 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.79%) CA
11 1 (0.79%) Casewise
11 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
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