The table below looks at the statistics for Data Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Migration over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Migration
Rank 49 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 27 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 0.79% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.11% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £403 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £440 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £27.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-39.20% -27.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
885 809 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.24% 70.84% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 385 353
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Data Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Migration across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Migration across the Edinburgh region.

Data Migration Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Migration across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Data Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Migration across the Edinburgh region.

Data Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Migration also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Migration.

1 47 (100.00%) Migration
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) Banking
2 21 (44.68%) Retail
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 15 (31.91%) ETL
5 14 (29.79%) Retail Banking
6 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle
8 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (14.89%) Data Mapping
9 6 (12.77%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
9 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
10 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
10 5 (10.64%) SAS
10 5 (10.64%) Sybase
10 5 (10.64%) Workflow
10 5 (10.64%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
10 5 (10.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (10.64%) Data Quality
10 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
10 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
11 4 (8.51%) Use Case

Data Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Migration also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.38%) MS Project
3 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) LatentZero
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (8.51%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) BODI
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.13%) DataStage
General
1 21 (44.68%) Banking
1 21 (44.68%) Retail
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Data Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (12.77%) ETL Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) SAS Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Junior
9 2 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Migration Project Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Migration
2 15 (31.91%) ETL
3 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) Data Mapping
6 6 (12.77%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) BPMN
8 4 (8.51%) Use Case
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.51%) UML
8 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) Process Management
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.38%) User Stories
9 3 (6.38%) Campaign Management
10 2 (4.26%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Sybase
3 3 (6.38%) Chordiant
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) Charles River
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata
5 1 (2.13%) thinkFolio
5 1 (2.13%) Fidessa