Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 73 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 -21 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 158 124 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.93% 2.58% 3.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.22% 15.50% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 125
Scotland median daily rate £390 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.29% +10.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £218 £179 £200
90th Percentile £488 £438 £421
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00% -64.10%
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +17.50% -21.57% +18.60%

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 822 800 1,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.25% 16.65% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 466 610
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £198 £225 £220
90th Percentile £525 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 26
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -45.58% +47.00%
10th Percentile £12.14 £16.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £35.80 £26.88 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -3 61 £375 +8.70% 15
Glasgow +6 53 £400 +19.40% 5
Renfrewshire -15 20 £419 +32.94% 1
West Lothian - 7 £235 -
Aberdeen -1 5 £375 - 1
South Lanarkshire -4 5 £340 +54.55%
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £375 -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 86 (54.43%) Office 365
2 69 (43.67%) Microsoft
3 55 (34.81%) Migration
4 47 (29.75%) SQL Server
5 42 (26.58%) C#
6 41 (25.95%) .NET
7 40 (25.32%) PowerShell
8 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
8 37 (23.42%) Windows
9 34 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (20.89%) Windows Server
11 31 (19.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 29 (18.35%) CSS
13 28 (17.72%) jQuery
14 27 (17.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (16.46%) XML
15 26 (16.46%) Visual Studio
16 25 (15.82%) Microsoft Excel
16 25 (15.82%) Degree
16 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (15.19%) SQL
18 23 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (13.92%) MCSE
19 22 (13.92%) Skype
20 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
21 20 (12.66%) Finance
21 20 (12.66%) Security Cleared
21 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012

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 31 (19.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (12.03%) MS Exchange
3 18 (11.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (10.13%) Skype for Business
5 15 (9.49%) IIS
6 13 (8.23%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (6.33%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.80%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.90%) Confluence
10 3 (1.90%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.27%) CMS
11 2 (1.27%) MS Project Server
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (8.23%) InfoPath
4 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Primavera
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 86 (54.43%) Office 365
2 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.23%) OneDrive
4 11 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.90%) IaaS
8 2 (1.27%) Yammer
9 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.92%) Skype
2 11 (6.96%) Firewall
3 6 (3.80%) DHCP
3 6 (3.80%) DNS
4 5 (3.16%) VPN
5 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.90%) VLAN
6 3 (1.90%) Wireless
7 2 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.63%) Broadband
8 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) RDBMS
2 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.43%) Power BI
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.80%) Electronic Patient Records
4 6 (3.80%) MS Access
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.63%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.63%) IDMS
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) QlikView
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (16.46%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.23%) NUnit
4 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.90%) JIRA
4 3 (1.90%) Subversion
5 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.63%) Hudson
6 1 (0.63%) JMeter
6 1 (0.63%) JUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 20 (12.66%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Banking
3 6 (3.80%) Legal
4 3 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (22.78%) Developer
2 22 (13.92%) Analyst
2 22 (13.92%) SharePoint Developer
3 19 (12.03%) Architect
4 14 (8.86%) Consultant
5 11 (6.96%) SharePoint Architect
6 10 (6.33%) SharePoint Consultant
7 9 (5.70%) Designer
8 8 (5.06%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) CRM Developer
9 7 (4.43%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Office 365 Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Administrator
11 5 (3.16%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.53%) Office 365 Architect
12 4 (2.53%) Office 365 Developer
12 4 (2.53%) SharePoint Engineer
12 4 (2.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.95%) .NET
2 29 (18.35%) CSS
3 28 (17.72%) jQuery
4 26 (16.46%) XML
5 18 (11.39%) HTML
6 17 (10.76%) AngularJS
7 16 (10.13%) .NET Framework
7 16 (10.13%) React
8 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.86%) HTML5
9 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (8.23%) CSS3
9 13 (8.23%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (8.23%) XSLT
10 2 (1.27%) D3.js
10 2 (1.27%) Highcharts JS
10 2 (1.27%) REST
10 2 (1.27%) Semantic HTML
11 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.80%) e-Health
3 6 (3.80%) LIMS
3 6 (3.80%) PACS
4 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.90%) Clustering
5 3 (1.90%) iPhone
5 3 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.90%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.90%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Blog
7 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) LPAR
7 1 (0.63%) Tandem
7 1 (0.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.42%) Windows
2 33 (20.89%) Windows Server
3 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.80%) Linux
8 5 (3.16%) Unix
9 4 (2.53%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.90%) Android
10 3 (1.90%) Solaris
10 3 (1.90%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.81%) Migration
2 34 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.03%) Project Management
3 19 (12.03%) Workflow
4 15 (9.49%) MVC
5 14 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.23%) Analytics
6 13 (8.23%) High Availability
7 12 (7.59%) Records Management
7 12 (7.59%) SDLC
8 11 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.96%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.70%) Web Development
10 8 (5.06%) CRM
10 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.43%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.43%) Resource Management
11 7 (4.43%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.80%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.58%) C#
2 40 (25.32%) PowerShell
3 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.19%) SQL
5 13 (8.23%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.80%) VBA
7 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) COBOL
9 1 (0.63%) Java
9 1 (0.63%) LINC
Qualifications
1 25 (15.82%) Degree
2 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (13.92%) MCSE
4 20 (12.66%) Security Cleared
5 16 (10.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (9.49%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.90%) MCSA
9 2 (1.27%) CISA
9 2 (1.27%) CISSP
9 2 (1.27%) ISACA
9 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.27%) PMP
9 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.63%) APMP
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) PMO
2 7 (4.43%) QA
3 6 (3.80%) HL7
4 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.27%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.90%) vSphere
4 3 (1.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) SCCM
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.90%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 69 (43.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) Nintex
3 9 (5.70%) VMware
4 7 (4.43%) Citrix
5 5 (3.16%) Dell
6 3 (1.90%) Apple
6 3 (1.90%) Avaya
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco
6 3 (1.90%) Lotus
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle
6 3 (1.90%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.90%) Sophos
6 3 (1.90%) Symantec
6 3 (1.90%) Veritas
7 2 (1.27%) Adobe
7 2 (1.27%) Brocade
7 2 (1.27%) Omniture
7 2 (1.27%) Planview
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Splunk