The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 15 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 256 158 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.59% 5.94% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.25% 8.13% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 91 56
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£375 £415 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £220 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.57 £15.75 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% -50.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -26.66%
Migration
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2276 1944 1684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.38% 73.11% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1039 883
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 27 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 164 £400 -5.88% 5
Glasgow +31 62 £350 +2.94% 12
West Lothian -5 6 £300 +148.96% 2
Renfrewshire +1 4 £343 -7.11%
Highlands -2 4 £105 -70.00% 1
Fife - 4 £100 -
North Lanarkshire -2 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 £98 -
West Dunbartonshire +2 1 - -
Perth and Kinross +1 1 £300 -
Aberdeen -8 1 - - 2
Stirling -10 1 £420 +4.34% 1
Migration
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 Migration.

1 183 (39.19%) Finance
2 141 (30.19%) Banking
3 137 (29.34%) Data Migration
4 92 (19.70%) Windows
5 82 (17.56%) Retail
6 69 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (14.78%) SQL
7 49 (10.49%) Project Management
8 47 (10.06%) Retail Banking
9 45 (9.64%) Microsoft
10 44 (9.42%) ETL
11 43 (9.21%) Oracle
12 39 (8.35%) Business Analysis
13 34 (7.28%) Change Management
13 34 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (6.85%) EMC
15 31 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (6.21%) Validation
16 29 (6.21%) Active Directory
16 29 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (6.00%) Solaris
17 28 (6.00%) SAN
17 28 (6.00%) VMware
17 28 (6.00%) Windows 7
18 26 (5.57%) SQL Server
19 25 (5.35%) Linux
20 24 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
21 23 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (4.93%) Data Analysis
22 22 (4.71%) Agile Software Development

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.21%) SAS
3 14 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.50%) IIS
8 7 (1.50%) CICS
8 7 (1.50%) Documentum
8 7 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
8 7 (1.50%) Captiva
8 7 (1.50%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.07%) Lync
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.86%) JBoss
11 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.43%) MS Office
3 10 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.86%) SPSS
5 3 (0.64%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.86%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.64%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.00%) SAN
2 13 (2.78%) LAN
3 11 (2.36%) WAN
3 11 (2.36%) DNS
3 11 (2.36%) Firewall
4 9 (1.93%) DHCP
5 8 (1.71%) Network Security
6 7 (1.50%) VPN
7 6 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.28%) NAS
8 4 (0.86%) VLAN
8 4 (0.86%) LDAP
8 4 (0.86%) Intranet
8 4 (0.86%) Internet
8 4 (0.86%) Extranet
9 3 (0.64%) ATM
10 2 (0.43%) VoIP
10 2 (0.43%) WLAN
10 2 (0.43%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (5.57%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.71%) DB2
7 7 (1.50%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.21%) Big Data
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.07%) Subversion
2 4 (0.86%) Introscope
2 4 (0.86%) Jasmine
2 4 (0.86%) Grunt
2 4 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (0.86%) Bower
3 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.21%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.21%) JMeter
4 1 (0.21%) LSMW
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Toad
4 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 183 (39.19%) Finance
2 141 (30.19%) Banking
3 82 (17.56%) Retail
4 47 (10.06%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.36%) Back Office
6 8 (1.71%) Legal
7 6 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 167 (35.76%) Analyst
2 77 (16.49%) Project Manager
2 77 (16.49%) Business Analyst
3 46 (9.85%) Data Analyst
4 37 (7.92%) Developer
5 30 (6.42%) Architect
6 28 (6.00%) Administrator
7 25 (5.35%) Consultant
7 25 (5.35%) Test Manager
8 17 (3.64%) Banking Business Analyst
9 15 (3.21%) Test Analyst
10 13 (2.78%) Data Manager
11 11 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.14%) DBA
12 10 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.14%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.14%) Data Migration Analyst
13 9 (1.93%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (1.71%) Migration Project Manager
14 8 (1.71%) Data Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.21%) HTML
2 14 (3.00%) CSS
3 8 (1.71%) .NET
3 8 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.28%) Web Services
5 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.07%) JSF
5 5 (1.07%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.07%) HTML5
5 5 (1.07%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (0.86%) CSS3
6 4 (0.86%) Laravel
6 4 (0.86%) D3.js
6 4 (0.86%) Sass
6 4 (0.86%) LESS
6 4 (0.86%) Middleware
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (0.86%) jQuery
6 4 (0.86%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.14%) Mainframe
3 7 (1.50%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.28%) LPAR
5 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (1.07%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.07%) Replication
6 4 (0.86%) NHS
6 4 (0.86%) DataPower
6 4 (0.86%) iSeries
6 4 (0.86%) User Experience
7 3 (0.64%) FMCG
7 3 (0.64%) IVR
7 3 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.64%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.43%) Derivative
8 2 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (19.70%) Windows
2 34 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 28 (6.00%) Solaris
4 25 (5.35%) Linux
5 23 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.28%) AIX
8 14 (3.00%) HPUX
9 13 (2.78%) UNIX
10 10 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.71%) zOS
11 8 (1.71%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.34%) Data Migration
2 69 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (10.49%) Project Management
4 44 (9.42%) ETL
5 39 (8.35%) Business Analysis
6 34 (7.28%) Change Management
7 29 (6.21%) Validation
8 24 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (4.93%) Data Analysis
10 22 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (4.07%) PRINCE2
12 18 (3.85%) Incident Management
13 17 (3.64%) Data Cleansing
14 15 (3.21%) Investment Management
15 14 (3.00%) Data Modelling
15 14 (3.00%) Data Mapping
16 13 (2.78%) Analytics
16 13 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (2.78%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.78%) SQL
2 18 (3.85%) Java
3 16 (3.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 13 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.57%) C#
6 6 (1.28%) VBA
7 4 (0.86%) VB
7 4 (0.86%) Jython
7 4 (0.86%) PHP
8 2 (0.43%) VBScript
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.21%) ABAP
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.71%) ISEB
4 8 (1.71%) Degree
5 7 (1.50%) MCSE
6 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.07%) MCITP
7 4 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.86%) CCNP
7 4 (0.86%) MCP
8 3 (0.64%) CCIE
8 3 (0.64%) CCNA
8 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.64%) PMP
8 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.64%) MCDST
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.21%) QA
3 7 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.64%) SRDF
5 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.64%) XenApp
5 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.64%) Xen
6 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.43%) NFS
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (1.93%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.50%) SCCM
3 7 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.28%) Legato
5 5 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.07%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.86%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.21%) Oracle
3 32 (6.85%) EMC
4 28 (6.00%) VMware
5 15 (3.21%) HP
6 13 (2.78%) Veritas
7 12 (2.57%) Citrix
7 12 (2.57%) SAP
8 10 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.50%) Vignette
9 7 (1.50%) IBM
10 6 (1.28%) Cisco
11 5 (1.07%) CA
12 4 (0.86%) Informatica
12 4 (0.86%) Lotus
12 4 (0.86%) Cognos
12 4 (0.86%) F5
13 3 (0.64%) Nintex
13 3 (0.64%) Symantec
13 3 (0.64%) Teradata
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