The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SharePoint
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 56 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 12.90% 12.39% 9.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.57% 35.67% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 45 7
Median daily rate £258 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.16% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £422 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% -8.88%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14 157 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 45.16% 34.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 221 17
Median daily rate £400 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -3.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £258 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 0
Median hourly rate - £36.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Renfrewshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Renfrewshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Erskine +10 4 £258 -14.16%
SharePoint
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) StarTeam
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Netcool
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (75.00%) Smoke Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (75.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas