Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -27
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 166 133 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.29% 3.08% 2.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.71% 15.56% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 85 79
Scotland median daily rate £338 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £161 £181 £258
90th Percentile £438 £440 £475
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Scotland median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -64.10% +116.67%
UK median hourly rate £19.99 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.33% +22.22% +21.62%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 842 855 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.71% 19.82% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 514 510
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -5.33%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £180
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 27
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £15.89 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.15
% change year-on-year - -0.74% +11.94%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 75 £350 -5.41% 8
Glasgow +3 36 £335 +8.06% 5
Aberdeen +5 22 £381 +145.97% 1
Renfrewshire +8 10 £328 +10.08%
South Lanarkshire - 8 £363 -
Dundee - 5 £325 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 £250 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £110 -
Fife +3 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £100 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 82 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 64 (38.55%) Office 365
3 43 (25.90%) Windows
3 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
5 32 (19.28%) .NET
5 32 (19.28%) PowerShell
6 31 (18.67%) C#
7 29 (17.47%) Active Directory
8 28 (16.87%) Windows Server
9 25 (15.06%) Migration
10 24 (14.46%) Finance
10 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
10 24 (14.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (13.86%) Document Management
12 22 (13.25%) Project Management
13 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (12.05%) SQL
15 19 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (10.84%) SC Cleared
16 18 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (10.24%) Intranet
17 17 (10.24%) Visual Studio
17 17 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
18 16 (9.64%) IIS
18 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET
18 16 (9.64%) VMware
19 15 (9.04%) ITIL

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 24 (14.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 16 (9.64%) IIS
3 15 (9.04%) Skype for Business
4 14 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (6.63%) MS Exchange
6 9 (5.42%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (4.82%) Umbraco
8 7 (4.22%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.20%) CMS
9 2 (1.20%) Confluence
9 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) assyst
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 64 (38.55%) Office 365
2 6 (3.61%) IaaS
2 6 (3.61%) SaaS
3 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.41%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.81%) Yammer
6 2 (1.20%) AdWords
6 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.20%) Basecamp
6 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.24%) Intranet
2 11 (6.63%) Skype
3 6 (3.61%) S/MIME
3 6 (3.61%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.01%) Internet
5 3 (1.81%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.81%) ISDN
5 3 (1.81%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.81%) VoIP
5 3 (1.81%) VPLS
6 2 (1.20%) Firewall
6 2 (1.20%) Junos
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.60%) DHCP
7 1 (0.60%) DNS
7 1 (0.60%) LAN
7 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (5.42%) PowerPivot
4 9 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.41%) Big Data
6 4 (2.41%) Power BI
7 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.20%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (10.24%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Banking
3 3 (1.81%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Local Government
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (24.10%) Developer
2 29 (17.47%) Analyst
3 23 (13.86%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (10.84%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.02%) Administrator
6 9 (5.42%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.82%) Architect
7 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (4.82%) IT Analyst
7 8 (4.82%) SharePoint Specialist
7 8 (4.82%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.22%) Consultant
8 7 (4.22%) IT Support
9 6 (3.61%) Exchange Administrator
9 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (3.61%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (3.01%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (3.01%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.28%) .NET
2 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET
3 13 (7.83%) CSS
4 11 (6.63%) XML
5 10 (6.02%) jQuery
6 8 (4.82%) XSLT
7 6 (3.61%) HTML
8 2 (1.20%) Ajax
8 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.20%) Middleware
9 1 (0.60%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.60%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.60%) CGI
9 1 (0.60%) COM+
9 1 (0.60%) React
9 1 (0.60%) REST
9 1 (0.60%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (4.82%) PKI
2 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.41%) User Experience
4 3 (1.81%) Clustering
4 3 (1.81%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.20%) Blog
5 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (0.60%) CMDB
6 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.60%) iPad
6 1 (0.60%) iPhone
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.90%) Windows
2 28 (16.87%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.42%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.81%) Android
7 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.81%) Linux
7 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.06%) Migration
3 23 (13.86%) Document Management
4 22 (13.25%) Project Management
5 18 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.04%) ITIL
7 14 (8.43%) CRM
8 12 (7.23%) Records Management
8 12 (7.23%) Workflow
9 11 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.42%) Information Management
10 9 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.82%) High Availability
11 8 (4.82%) ITIL V3
11 8 (4.82%) Refactoring
11 8 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.22%) Open Source
12 7 (4.22%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.61%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.61%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.28%) PowerShell
2 31 (18.67%) C#
3 20 (12.05%) SQL
4 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.81%) Java
7 3 (1.81%) VBScript
8 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) R
9 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) Degree
3 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.82%) MCSE
5 7 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.41%) HND
7 3 (1.81%) CCNA
7 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) MCSA
8 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.20%) PMP
8 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.60%) APMP
9 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) ECDL
9 1 (0.60%) HNC
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 11 (6.63%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) PMO
3 3 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (17.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.81%) XenApp
4 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (1.81%) WSUS
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 82 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) VMware
3 9 (5.42%) Nintex
4 8 (4.82%) Cisco
5 6 (3.61%) HP
5 6 (3.61%) NetApp
5 6 (3.61%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.01%) Oracle
7 4 (2.41%) Citrix
8 3 (1.81%) Kofax
9 2 (1.20%) AppSense
9 2 (1.20%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.20%) F5
9 2 (1.20%) Google
9 2 (1.20%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) Symantec
10 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.60%) Planview
10 1 (0.60%) Twitter