The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 49 43
Rank change year-on-year -25 -6  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 38 110 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.96% 3.70% 3.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.66% 19.23% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 59 59
Median daily rate £323 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £209 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.37 £76.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.50% -81.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £25.41
% change year-on-year +89.65% -42.93%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 326 572 502
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 16.81% 19.23% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 311 274
Median daily rate £358 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +197.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £41.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Scotland

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Scotland

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Scotland

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint 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 28 April 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
Glasgow 0 14 £300 -11.11% 3
Edinburgh +10 13 £375 -8.86% 6
Aberdeen +6 4 £369 -
Renfrewshire +1 4 £258 -20.76%
Fife - 2 £145 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
4 18 (26.87%) Windows
5 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
5 17 (25.37%) Finance
5 17 (25.37%) Office 365
6 15 (22.39%) Migration
7 14 (20.90%) SQL
7 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
8 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (14.93%) C#
9 10 (14.93%) .NET
9 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
10 9 (13.43%) Windows 10
10 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (13.43%) Change Management
10 9 (13.43%) Clustering
10 9 (13.43%) Banking
11 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.94%) Asset Management
11 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
11 8 (11.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 7 (10.45%) MCITP
12 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
12 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
12 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (10.45%) Skype

SharePoint
Co-occurring 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (8.96%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.99%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.49%) Primavera
2 1 (1.49%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Office 365
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.48%) IaaS
4 3 (4.48%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Skype
2 4 (5.97%) Intranet
2 4 (5.97%) PABX
2 4 (5.97%) VoIP
2 4 (5.97%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) QlikView
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.99%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Office 365 Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
8 2 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.97%) CSS
4 3 (4.48%) XML
5 2 (2.99%) jQuery
6 1 (1.49%) XHTML
6 1 (1.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Replication
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.48%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.43%) Windows 10
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.45%) AIX
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) OS/2
8 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Change Management
3 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Asset Management
3 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
4 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
4 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.96%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
5 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (5.97%) CRM
7 4 (5.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.48%) OO
8 3 (4.48%) OOP
8 3 (4.48%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) VBA
5 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
1 7 (10.45%) MCITP
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) MCSA
2 6 (8.96%) MCSE
2 6 (8.96%) MCTS
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) PMO
2 3 (4.48%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (8.96%) Netcool
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.48%) SCCM
4 2 (2.99%) SCOM
5 1 (1.49%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.49%) FlexNet
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.49%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Citrix
2 6 (8.96%) Intel Security
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Veritas
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.99%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.99%) Charles River
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) Intel
6 1 (1.49%) CA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) F5
6 1 (1.49%) Nintex
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) Xerox
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