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 25 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 45 42
Rank change year-on-year -29 -3  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 37 130 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.73% 4.49% 4.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.01% 20.57% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 71 62
Median daily rate £300 £300 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £207 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £14.37 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.04% -2.38%  

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 336 632 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.69% 21.83% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 339 271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £237 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
Edinburgh +16 18 £285 +9.40% 6
Glasgow -15 11 £324 +47.15% 1
Renfrewshire +10 4 £258 -14.16%
Aberdeen -13 4 £375 - 2
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (23.61%) Windows
4 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (22.22%) Office 365
5 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 12 (16.67%) .NET
7 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (15.28%) C#
8 11 (15.28%) SQL
9 10 (13.89%) Project Management
9 10 (13.89%) Migration
9 10 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.11%) Banking
10 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
11 7 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (9.72%) Windows 10
12 6 (8.33%) Skype
12 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
12 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (8.33%) QlikView
12 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (8.33%) Clustering
12 6 (8.33%) Asset Management

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 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (6.94%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) assyst
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Primavera
2 1 (1.39%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) IaaS
4 3 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Skype
2 5 (6.94%) Intranet
3 4 (5.56%) PABX
3 4 (5.56%) VoIP
3 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) QlikView
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Analyst
2 16 (22.22%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.17%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Office 365 Architect
7 3 (4.17%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) SQL DBA
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) XHTML
4 1 (1.39%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Clustering
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Replication
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.17%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.72%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) AIX
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) OS/2
7 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (13.89%) Migration
1 10 (13.89%) Project Management
2 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 6 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
4 5 (6.94%) Change Management
4 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.56%) CRM
5 4 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) Document Management
6 3 (4.17%) OO
6 3 (4.17%) OOP
6 3 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (4.17%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) C#
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) MCITP
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) MCSA
3 3 (4.17%) MCSE
3 3 (4.17%) MCTS
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (6.94%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.39%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.17%) Netcool
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (1.39%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.39%) FlexNet
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) VMware
3 3 (4.17%) Citrix
3 3 (4.17%) HP
3 3 (4.17%) McAfee
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Veritas
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.39%) CA
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) F5
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Intel
5 1 (1.39%) Nintex
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Sybase
5 1 (1.39%) Tableau
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