The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 128 120
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 1.23% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £321 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% -13.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £321 £400
% change year-on-year +5.91% -19.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -

SharePoint Server 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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 264 487 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.43% 18.87% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 293 229
Median daily rate £358 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £265 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -31.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in Scotland

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in Scotland

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in Scotland

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Aberdeen - 1 £325 -
SharePoint Server
UK

SharePoint Server
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Server
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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#