Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 74 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 169 104 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.07% 2.41% 3.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.31% 14.57% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 60 113
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +2.36% -3.05%
10th Percentile £218 £196 £204
90th Percentile £475 £426 £430
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +22.85% -63.47%
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.22 £24.00
% change year-on-year +11.29% -15.76% +10.65%

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 875 714 1,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.92% 16.57% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 421 586
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £206 £213 £219
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 24
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -53.64% +88.75%
10th Percentile £12.92 £15.04 £14.16
90th Percentile £35.80 £26.69 £42.70
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £19.63 £20.39
% change year-on-year +3.18% -3.75% +1.95%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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
Glasgow +1 52 £400 +21.21% 12
Edinburgh -12 52 £319 -2.60% 11
Renfrewshire -14 39 £423 +34.13%
West Lothian - 7 £235 -
Aberdeen +4 6 - - 2
South Lanarkshire - 4 £400 -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £375 -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 99 (58.58%) Office 365
2 78 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 73 (43.20%) Migration
4 64 (37.87%) SQL Server
5 61 (36.09%) C#
6 60 (35.50%) PowerShell
7 58 (34.32%) JavaScript
7 58 (34.32%) .NET
8 54 (31.95%) Windows
9 52 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 52 (30.77%) Windows Server
10 48 (28.40%) CSS
10 48 (28.40%) jQuery
11 47 (27.81%) XML
12 44 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (26.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 43 (25.44%) Degree
13 43 (25.44%) Visual Studio
14 42 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (23.67%) Security Cleared
16 39 (23.08%) IIS
16 39 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (23.08%) MCSE
17 38 (22.49%) SharePoint 2010
18 37 (21.89%) Workflow
18 37 (21.89%) Computer Science
19 36 (21.30%) SC Cleared
20 35 (20.71%) InfoPath
20 35 (20.71%) SharePoint Server

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 52 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 39 (23.08%) IIS
3 38 (22.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 35 (20.71%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (10.06%) MS Exchange
6 16 (9.47%) Skype for Business
7 11 (6.51%) Office Communications Server
8 10 (5.92%) OpenStack
9 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.37%) CMS
12 3 (1.78%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.18%) MS Project Server
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 1 (0.59%) Confluence
14 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (20.71%) InfoPath
2 25 (14.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (7.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 99 (58.58%) Office 365
2 23 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.51%) OneDrive
4 8 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.61%) Skype
2 9 (5.33%) Firewall
3 6 (3.55%) DHCP
3 6 (3.55%) DNS
4 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.18%) VLAN
5 2 (1.18%) VPN
5 2 (1.18%) Wireless
6 1 (0.59%) Broadband
6 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (37.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.33%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.55%) MS Access
3 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.96%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (2.37%) Power BI
6 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.59%) QlikView
7 1 (0.59%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 44 (26.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (25.44%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.51%) NUnit
4 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.59%) JMeter
5 1 (0.59%) JUnit
5 1 (0.59%) Maven
5 1 (0.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (14.79%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Banking
3 5 (2.96%) Legal
4 4 (2.37%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (20.71%) Developer
2 23 (13.61%) SharePoint Engineer
3 22 (13.02%) Architect
3 22 (13.02%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (10.65%) Analyst
5 15 (8.88%) Design Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Consultant
7 10 (5.92%) Designer
8 9 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.33%) SharePoint Architect
9 8 (4.73%) SharePoint Consultant
9 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.14%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) CRM Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Designer
12 5 (2.96%) Office 365 Engineer
13 4 (2.37%) Office 365 Architect
13 4 (2.37%) Office 365 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.32%) .NET
2 48 (28.40%) CSS
2 48 (28.40%) jQuery
3 47 (27.81%) XML
4 35 (20.71%) XSLT
5 15 (8.88%) HTML
6 14 (8.28%) .NET Framework
7 13 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 13 (7.69%) HTML5
8 12 (7.10%) ASP.NET
8 12 (7.10%) React
9 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (6.51%) CSS3
9 11 (6.51%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.37%) REST
11 2 (1.18%) Ajax
11 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.59%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.59%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.96%) e-Health
3 5 (2.96%) LIMS
3 5 (2.96%) PACS
4 4 (2.37%) Clustering
5 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) iPhone
6 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) Blog
7 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.59%) Tandem
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.95%) Windows
2 52 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 44 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.96%) Linux
6 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.78%) Unix
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.18%) Solaris
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (43.20%) Migration
2 37 (21.89%) Workflow
3 35 (20.71%) High Availability
4 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (17.75%) Records Management
6 18 (10.65%) Project Management
7 13 (7.69%) MVC
7 13 (7.69%) SDLC
8 10 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.92%) CRM
8 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.33%) Analytics
9 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.33%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.73%) Web Development
11 7 (4.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.55%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.55%) UML
12 6 (3.55%) Waterfall
13 5 (2.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.09%) C#
2 60 (35.50%) PowerShell
3 58 (34.32%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.61%) SQL
5 11 (6.51%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.55%) VBA
7 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.59%) C++
8 1 (0.59%) Java
8 1 (0.59%) LINC
8 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.59%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (25.44%) Degree
2 40 (23.67%) Security Cleared
3 39 (23.08%) MCSE
3 39 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (21.30%) SC Cleared
5 35 (20.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.18%) CISA
6 2 (1.18%) CISSP
6 2 (1.18%) ISACA
6 2 (1.18%) MCSA
6 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.18%) PMP
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) APMP
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) PMO
2 8 (4.73%) QA
3 5 (2.96%) HL7
4 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.18%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.37%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.78%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.18%) vSphere
6 2 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) SCCM
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.18%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.59%) SCOM
4 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 78 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.75%) Nintex
3 7 (4.14%) Citrix
3 7 (4.14%) VMware
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle
5 4 (2.37%) Veritas
6 3 (1.78%) Lotus
7 2 (1.18%) Apple
7 2 (1.18%) Avaya
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco
7 2 (1.18%) Dell
7 2 (1.18%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.18%) Planview
7 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.18%) Sophos
7 2 (1.18%) Symantec
8 1 (0.59%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.59%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.59%) Tableau
8 1 (0.59%) Xamarin