Period
to 20 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 64 95
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -43
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 105 165 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.44% 3.20% 1.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.23% 20.00% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 109 40
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £148
90th Percentile £550 £488 £452
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +31.25% -16.51%
UK median hourly rate £16.69 £18.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.53% -27.00% +11.11%

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 647 825 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.03% 15.98% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 494 336
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +10.73% -3.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £151
90th Percentile £575 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £16.76 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% -1.41% -53.74%
10th Percentile £12.02 £14.50 £12.20
90th Percentile £24.38 £25.20 £23.08
UK median hourly rate £18.11 £18.89 £18.70
% change year-on-year -4.13% +1.02% -8.78%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +17 43 £400 +14.29% 7
Glasgow -14 33 £375 -6.25% 6
Renfrewshire +13 10 £520 +23.08%
West Lothian +14 6 £310 -
Highlands -3 3 £500 -
Aberdeen -7 2 £450 +52.54% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £80 - 1
Dundee +3 1 £383 +17.69% 1
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £80 -78.67%
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 57 (54.29%) Office 365
2 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
3 37 (35.24%) Windows
4 29 (27.62%) SQL Server
5 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (22.86%) Windows Server
6 23 (21.90%) SLA
7 20 (19.05%) Finance
8 19 (18.10%) Degree
9 18 (17.14%) Migration
9 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
10 17 (16.19%) Intranet
10 17 (16.19%) Skype for Business
10 17 (16.19%) Skype
11 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
11 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (15.24%) jQuery
11 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
11 16 (15.24%) CSS
12 15 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (13.33%) Service Delivery
13 14 (13.33%) Workflow
13 14 (13.33%) Nintex
14 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (12.38%) .NET
14 13 (12.38%) SharePoint 2010

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 17 (16.19%) Skype for Business
2 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (12.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.86%) MS Project Server
6 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.95%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.43%) InfoPath
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (54.29%) Office 365
2 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.76%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.81%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.86%) Yammer
6 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.95%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) Intranet
1 17 (16.19%) Skype
2 10 (9.52%) DHCP
2 10 (9.52%) DNS
3 3 (2.86%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.95%) GSM
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.81%) MS Access
4 3 (2.86%) Power BI
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.71%) JIRA
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.86%) Hudson
4 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.90%) Subversion
5 1 (0.95%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Publishing
5 4 (3.81%) German Language
6 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.95%) Front Office
8 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Developer
2 15 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Architect
6 6 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.71%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery Coordinator
8 4 (3.81%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Intranet Manager
8 4 (3.81%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) IT Support
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) CSS
1 16 (15.24%) jQuery
2 13 (12.38%) .NET
3 10 (9.52%) XML
3 10 (9.52%) XSLT
4 9 (8.57%) HTML
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.86%) RESTful
7 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.81%) FMCG
4 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.95%) Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) PMI
6 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.24%) Windows
2 24 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.62%) Windows 10
7 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.71%) Android
9 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) Migration
3 14 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 14 (13.33%) Workflow
4 12 (11.43%) ITIL
5 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.52%) High Availability
6 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (9.52%) Project Management
7 9 (8.57%) CRM
7 9 (8.57%) Records Management
8 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
9 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.71%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.76%) Break/Fix
10 5 (4.76%) People Management
10 5 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
1 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.57%) C#
3 8 (7.62%) SQL
4 4 (3.81%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) MCSE
3 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CCA
6 2 (1.90%) CCNA
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PMP
6 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.95%) ISACA
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.90%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) PMO
3 3 (2.86%) GxP
3 3 (2.86%) QA
4 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.95%) COBIT
5 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.95%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Nintex
3 8 (7.62%) VMware
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (3.81%) Citrix
6 2 (1.90%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.90%) CA
6 2 (1.90%) CommVault
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.95%) Brocade
7 1 (0.95%) Dell
7 1 (0.95%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) Lotus
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) Twitter