Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 76 60
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16 -17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 164 96 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.34% 2.56% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.05% 14.52% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 84
Scotland median daily rate £350 £300 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -8.40% -5.75%
10th Percentile £168 £173 £257
90th Percentile £473 £445 £475
UK median daily rate £387 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -3.45% +19.83%
10th Percentile £15.08 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £23.50 £14.50 £14.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +10.00% +25.00%

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 779 661 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.86% 17.60% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 405 564
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £182 £213
90th Percentile £513 £474 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 15
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.62% -23.92%
10th Percentile £15.01 £13.30 £14.55
90th Percentile £25.00 £36.80 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +12 75 £375 -1.96% 5
Glasgow +16 45 £350 +40.56% 12
Aberdeen +17 15 £425 +17.24% 1
South Lanarkshire - 8 £363 -
Dundee 0 7 £325 +209.52% 1
Renfrewshire +6 5 £278 -6.72%
Highlands -3 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £110 -
Fife +2 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £100 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 75 (45.73%) Microsoft
2 65 (39.63%) Office 365
3 45 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (24.39%) Active Directory
4 40 (24.39%) Windows
5 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
6 28 (17.07%) Finance
6 28 (17.07%) PowerShell
7 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (15.24%) C#
9 24 (14.63%) SQL
9 24 (14.63%) .NET
9 24 (14.63%) Skype for Business
10 22 (13.41%) Skype
10 22 (13.41%) Windows Server
11 21 (12.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (12.20%) Document Management
12 20 (12.20%) VMware
13 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (10.98%) ITIL
13 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
13 18 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (10.37%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (10.37%) ASP.NET
15 16 (9.76%) JavaScript
15 16 (9.76%) CRM
15 16 (9.76%) MS Exchange
15 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (9.15%) Project Management
16 15 (9.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (14.63%) Skype for Business
2 21 (12.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 14 (8.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.27%) IIS
6 5 (3.05%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.83%) CMS
8 3 (1.83%) Confluence
8 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.61%) SAS
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (10.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (9.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (4.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.44%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (39.63%) Office 365
2 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.32%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.44%) IaaS
4 4 (2.44%) SaaS
5 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) AdWords
6 1 (0.61%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) Trello
6 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.41%) Skype
2 12 (7.32%) Intranet
3 7 (4.27%) DHCP
3 7 (4.27%) DNS
4 6 (3.66%) S/MIME
4 6 (3.66%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.44%) Internet
5 4 (2.44%) LAN
5 4 (2.44%) WAN
6 3 (1.83%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.83%) ISDN
6 3 (1.83%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.83%) VoIP
6 3 (1.83%) VPLS
7 2 (1.22%) Firewall
7 2 (1.22%) Junos
7 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.27%) PowerPivot
5 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.05%) Power BI
7 5 (3.05%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.44%) Big Data
9 3 (1.83%) EDRMS
9 3 (1.83%) QlikView
9 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.61%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.88%) JIRA
2 8 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.05%) NUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 28 (17.07%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Banking
3 2 (1.22%) Back Office
3 2 (1.22%) Law
3 2 (1.22%) Local Government
4 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (22.56%) Developer
2 30 (18.29%) Analyst
3 22 (13.41%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (10.37%) Architect
5 12 (7.32%) Consultant
6 11 (6.71%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.10%) Administrator
8 8 (4.88%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.88%) SharePoint Consultant
9 7 (4.27%) SharePoint Architect
10 6 (3.66%) Exchange Administrator
10 6 (3.66%) Office 365 Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.66%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (3.05%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.05%) IT Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) IT Support
11 5 (3.05%) Support Analyst
12 4 (2.44%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) .NET
2 17 (10.37%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.10%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.49%) CSS
4 9 (5.49%) HTML
4 9 (5.49%) jQuery
5 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.66%) HTML5
6 6 (3.66%) React
6 6 (3.66%) XML
7 5 (3.05%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.05%) CSS3
7 5 (3.05%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (1.83%) Ajax
8 3 (1.83%) Angular 2
8 3 (1.83%) REST
9 2 (1.22%) Middleware
10 1 (0.61%) COM+
10 1 (0.61%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.88%) PKI
2 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.05%) User Experience
4 4 (2.44%) BYOD
4 4 (2.44%) Clustering
4 4 (2.44%) CMDB
5 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Blog
6 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.39%) Windows
2 22 (13.41%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.32%) Windows 10
4 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.83%) Android
7 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.83%) Linux
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.61%) OS/2
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.20%) Document Management
3 18 (10.98%) ITIL
3 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.76%) CRM
5 15 (9.15%) Project Management
6 14 (8.54%) Workflow
7 13 (7.93%) Migration
8 11 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.49%) Information Management
9 9 (5.49%) MVC
9 9 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.88%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.88%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.27%) Open Source
11 7 (4.27%) Scrum
11 7 (4.27%) SDLC
12 6 (3.66%) Performance Testing
12 6 (3.66%) Programme Management
12 6 (3.66%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.24%) C#
3 24 (14.63%) SQL
4 16 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.49%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.88%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.44%) Java
8 3 (1.83%) VBScript
9 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) JCL
10 1 (0.61%) Python
10 1 (0.61%) R
10 1 (0.61%) REXX
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) Degree
4 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.83%) CCNA
5 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.83%) MCSA
6 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.22%) HND
6 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.61%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ECDL
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 9 (5.49%) PMO
3 7 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) GDPR
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.66%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.83%) XenApp
7 2 (1.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (2.44%) SCCM
2 3 (1.83%) WSUS
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.61%) Control-M
4 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 75 (45.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.20%) VMware
3 8 (4.88%) Cisco
4 7 (4.27%) Citrix
5 6 (3.66%) NetApp
6 5 (3.05%) Nintex
6 5 (3.05%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.83%) Kofax
7 3 (1.83%) Lotus
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle
7 3 (1.83%) Tableau
8 2 (1.22%) F5
8 2 (1.22%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.22%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.22%) SAP
8 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.22%) Symantec
9 1 (0.61%) Twitter
9 1 (0.61%) Xamarin