Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 52 66
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 147 174 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.81% 3.48% 3.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.84% 20.79% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 99 85
Scotland median daily rate £375 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +7.81% -8.57%
10th Percentile £218 £192 £181
90th Percentile £499 £453 £440
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +33.93% -47.66%
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -32.14% +24.44%

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 741 837 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.18% 16.73% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 504 496
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.08%
10th Percentile £163 £222 £218
90th Percentile £586 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 16
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +15.94% -31.00%
10th Percentile £12.10 £15.03 £13.38
90th Percentile £35.60 £26.88 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Edinburgh -5 67 £400 +10.34% 9
Glasgow -8 52 £375 +9.09% 8
Renfrewshire -7 10 £415 +26.72%
West Lothian - 6 £235 -
Aberdeen -5 5 £375 -3.23%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £375 - 1
South Lanarkshire -8 1 £250 -31.03%
Highlands - 1 £185 -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 73 (49.66%) Office 365
2 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 44 (29.93%) C#
4 41 (27.89%) Migration
5 39 (26.53%) .NET
6 36 (24.49%) SQL Server
6 36 (24.49%) JavaScript
7 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (21.09%) PowerShell
9 29 (19.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (17.69%) CSS
11 25 (17.01%) SQL
11 25 (17.01%) jQuery
12 24 (16.33%) XML
12 24 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 23 (15.65%) Windows
13 23 (15.65%) Finance
14 22 (14.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (14.29%) Visual Studio
16 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (12.24%) HTML
18 17 (11.56%) Workflow
18 17 (11.56%) Project Management
18 17 (11.56%) Skype
19 16 (10.88%) React
19 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
19 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
19 16 (10.88%) SharePoint 2010
19 16 (10.88%) .NET Framework
20 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification

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 29 (19.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (10.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (8.84%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.12%) IIS
4 9 (6.12%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (6.12%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
7 2 (1.36%) Confluence
7 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) CICS
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.48%) InfoPath
4 10 (6.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 73 (49.66%) Office 365
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.48%) OneDrive
4 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.72%) Yammer
6 2 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Skype
2 10 (6.80%) Firewall
3 5 (3.40%) VPN
4 3 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.36%) DNS
5 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.36%) Intranet
5 2 (1.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) Broadband
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) VLAN
6 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.48%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.76%) Electronic Patient Records
6 6 (4.08%) MS Access
6 6 (4.08%) Power BI
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.68%) IDMS
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.84%) NUnit
4 3 (2.04%) JIRA
5 2 (1.36%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.36%) Hudson
5 2 (1.36%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.36%) Subversion
5 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Publishing
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Developer
2 29 (19.73%) Analyst
3 24 (16.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (7.48%) Architect
5 10 (6.80%) Consultant
5 10 (6.80%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.80%) SharePoint Architect
6 9 (6.12%) PMO Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (5.44%) CRM Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Administrator
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Office 365 Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Designer
11 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (2.72%) SharePoint Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.53%) .NET
2 26 (17.69%) CSS
3 25 (17.01%) jQuery
4 24 (16.33%) XML
5 18 (12.24%) HTML
6 16 (10.88%) .NET Framework
6 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
6 16 (10.88%) React
7 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (8.84%) CSS3
8 13 (8.84%) HTML5
8 13 (8.84%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (6.12%) XSLT
10 2 (1.36%) D3.js
10 2 (1.36%) Highcharts JS
10 2 (1.36%) REST
10 2 (1.36%) RESTful
10 2 (1.36%) Semantic HTML
11 1 (0.68%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.76%) e-Health
2 7 (4.76%) LIMS
2 7 (4.76%) PACS
3 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.04%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.36%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.36%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.36%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) LPAR
7 1 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Windows
2 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.36%) Android
7 2 (1.36%) Linux
7 2 (1.36%) Unix
7 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.89%) Migration
2 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.56%) Project Management
3 17 (11.56%) Workflow
4 14 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 14 (9.52%) MVC
4 14 (9.52%) SDLC
5 13 (8.84%) Analytics
5 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.80%) CRM
7 10 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.12%) Computer Science
8 9 (6.12%) High Availability
8 9 (6.12%) Workshop Facilitation
9 8 (5.44%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.44%) Records Management
9 8 (5.44%) Web Development
10 7 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.93%) C#
2 36 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.09%) PowerShell
4 25 (17.01%) SQL
5 13 (8.84%) TypeScript
6 7 (4.76%) VBA
7 3 (2.04%) Java
8 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.36%) VB
8 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.36%) VBScript
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) COBOL
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.84%) MCSE
4 11 (7.48%) Degree
5 9 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.04%) MCSA
8 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.36%) CCA
9 2 (1.36%) CCEA
9 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.36%) MCITP
9 2 (1.36%) VCAP
9 2 (1.36%) VCP4
9 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.68%) APMP
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) PMP
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) PMO
2 8 (5.44%) QA
3 7 (4.76%) HL7
4 2 (1.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.36%) XenApp
4 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.68%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) Nintex
3 9 (6.12%) Citrix
4 8 (5.44%) VMware
5 3 (2.04%) Dell
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle
6 2 (1.36%) Adobe
6 2 (1.36%) Apple
6 2 (1.36%) Brocade
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco
6 2 (1.36%) Lotus
6 2 (1.36%) Omniture
6 2 (1.36%) Splunk
6 2 (1.36%) Symantec
7 1 (0.68%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.68%) Remedy
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.68%) Sophos
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter