Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 99 51
Rank change year-on-year +31 -48 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 158 62 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.02% 1.70% 3.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.08% 10.86% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 37 123
Scotland median daily rate £400 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.19%
10th Percentile £205 £143 £206
90th Percentile £488 £459 £435
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £12.00 £14.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -16.51% -51.28%
10th Percentile £15.33 £12.00 £14.14
90th Percentile £15.98 £12.00 £14.71
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.78% +13.64% -

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 828 571 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.83% 15.63% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 333 627
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £213 £150 £220
90th Percentile £500 £500 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 19
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -54.67% +74.42%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.23 £14.85
90th Percentile £26.60 £23.75 £42.20
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Glasgow +5 58 £400 +33.33% 7
Edinburgh -4 45 £350 -6.67% 5
Renfrewshire -7 34 £423 +64.08%
Aberdeen +8 6 £295 -18.62% 1
South Lanarkshire - 4 £400 -
Highlands +4 2 - -
Dundee -7 2 £375 +257.14%
West Lothian - 2 - -
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 87 (55.06%) Office 365
2 67 (42.41%) Microsoft
3 55 (34.81%) Windows
4 51 (32.28%) Migration
5 49 (31.01%) SQL Server
5 49 (31.01%) PowerShell
6 47 (29.75%) C#
7 46 (29.11%) JavaScript
7 46 (29.11%) Windows Server
8 43 (27.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 41 (25.95%) .NET
10 39 (24.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 37 (23.42%) jQuery
11 37 (23.42%) Degree
12 36 (22.78%) Workflow
13 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (21.52%) CSS
14 34 (21.52%) XML
14 34 (21.52%) SC Cleared
14 34 (21.52%) Security Cleared
15 32 (20.25%) IIS
15 32 (20.25%) Active Directory
15 32 (20.25%) Finance
16 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (19.62%) Visual Studio
16 31 (19.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (19.62%) InfoPath
17 30 (18.99%) Computer Science

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 43 (27.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 39 (24.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 32 (20.25%) IIS
4 27 (17.09%) SharePoint Server
5 26 (16.46%) Skype for Business
6 15 (9.49%) MS Exchange
6 15 (9.49%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (5.06%) OpenStack
9 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (3.80%) CMS
11 3 (1.90%) Confluence
12 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.63%) JBoss
13 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (19.62%) InfoPath
2 22 (13.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (9.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (4.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 87 (55.06%) Office 365
2 28 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (10.13%) OneDrive
4 6 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.90%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.09%) Skype
2 11 (6.96%) DHCP
2 11 (6.96%) DNS
3 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.90%) Intranet
4 3 (1.90%) LAN
4 3 (1.90%) WAN
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) VLAN
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (31.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.80%) Power BI
3 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.53%) QlikView
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (19.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 31 (19.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.16%) JIRA
2 5 (3.16%) NUnit
3 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) JMeter
4 1 (0.63%) JUnit
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 32 (20.25%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Banking
3 4 (2.53%) Legal
3 4 (2.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.35%) Developer
2 25 (15.82%) Analyst
3 23 (14.56%) Architect
4 19 (12.03%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (12.03%) SharePoint Engineer
5 14 (8.86%) Consultant
5 14 (8.86%) Design Engineer
6 9 (5.70%) Designer
7 8 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.06%) SharePoint Consultant
8 7 (4.43%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Designer
8 7 (4.43%) Office 365 Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.80%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.16%) Office 365 Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (2.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.95%) .NET
2 37 (23.42%) jQuery
3 34 (21.52%) CSS
3 34 (21.52%) XML
4 27 (17.09%) XSLT
5 10 (6.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.70%) HTML
7 8 (5.06%) HTML5
8 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.80%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.80%) React
9 6 (3.80%) REST
10 5 (3.16%) CSS3
10 5 (3.16%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.90%) Ajax
11 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.27%) Angular 2
13 1 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (0.63%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.16%) Clustering
3 4 (2.53%) BYOD
4 3 (1.90%) CMDB
4 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.90%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.81%) Windows
2 46 (29.11%) Windows Server
3 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.70%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.53%) Linux
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.27%) Unix
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) OS/2
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.28%) Migration
2 36 (22.78%) Workflow
3 28 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.09%) High Availability
5 24 (15.19%) Records Management
6 14 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.96%) CRM
7 11 (6.96%) SDLC
8 10 (6.33%) MVC
8 10 (6.33%) Scrum
9 9 (5.70%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.06%) Change Management
10 8 (5.06%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.06%) Project Management
11 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.43%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.43%) UML
12 6 (3.80%) ITIL
12 6 (3.80%) SOA
12 6 (3.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.01%) PowerShell
2 47 (29.75%) C#
3 46 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.49%) SQL
5 7 (4.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.27%) Java
7 2 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) JCL
8 1 (0.63%) LINC
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) REXX
Qualifications
1 37 (23.42%) Degree
2 34 (21.52%) SC Cleared
2 34 (21.52%) Security Cleared
3 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (18.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (18.99%) MCSE
5 2 (1.27%) CISA
5 2 (1.27%) CISSP
5 2 (1.27%) ISACA
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) PMO
2 10 (6.33%) QA
3 3 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.27%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.16%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.53%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) SCCM
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.63%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.63%) Control-M
5 1 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.63%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 67 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.46%) Nintex
3 10 (6.33%) VMware
4 6 (3.80%) Citrix
5 5 (3.16%) Oracle
5 5 (3.16%) Veritas
6 4 (2.53%) Tableau
7 3 (1.90%) Lotus
8 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.27%) SAP
8 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.27%) Telerik
8 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.63%) Avaya
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Dell
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.63%) Planview