The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 18 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Migration 214 322 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.65% 10.06% 7.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.40% 12.35% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 172 108
Median daily rate £400 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £282 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £12.35 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.78% +7.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.73%
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
2057 2607 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.11% 81.47% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1321 1158
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 36
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Migration as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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
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 Migration within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 128 £439 +9.68% 10
Glasgow -17 35 £400 +6.66% 2
Renfrewshire +2 28 £340 -17.57%
Aberdeen +12 9 £148 -
Stirling +10 4 £425 +1.19%
North Lanarkshire +7 2 £160 -
Lanarkshire +7 1 £200 -
Scottish Borders -3 1 £450 -
Dundee -8 1 £270 -13.60%
East Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Migration
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Migration.

1 239 (42.45%) Finance
2 159 (28.24%) Banking
3 124 (22.02%) Data Migration
4 119 (21.14%) Windows
5 101 (17.94%) Microsoft
6 99 (17.58%) PowerShell
7 94 (16.70%) Unix
8 93 (16.52%) SQL
9 92 (16.34%) Security Cleared
10 91 (16.16%) Solaris
11 84 (14.92%) Data Centre
12 83 (14.74%) Windows Server
12 83 (14.74%) Oracle
13 80 (14.21%) Retail
14 78 (13.85%) Office 365
15 69 (12.26%) Retail Banking
16 66 (11.72%) Active Directory
16 66 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 65 (11.55%) SC Cleared
18 61 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 57 (10.12%) MS Excel
20 56 (9.95%) SharePoint
21 54 (9.59%) Linux
22 51 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
23 50 (8.88%) Law
23 50 (8.88%) HP
23 50 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
24 49 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
25 47 (8.35%) Veritas
25 47 (8.35%) MS Exchange

Migration
Top Related 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 56 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 47 (8.35%) MS Exchange
3 45 (7.99%) Skype for Business
4 41 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (5.33%) OpenStack
8 28 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (3.91%) Office Communications Server
10 18 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (3.02%) IIS
12 16 (2.84%) SAS
13 9 (1.60%) CMS
13 9 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (1.60%) WebSphere
14 7 (1.24%) JBoss
15 6 (1.07%) Apache
16 5 (0.89%) Drupal
16 5 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 57 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.95%) MS Office
3 10 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.24%) MS Project
5 6 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Hi Portfolio
2 3 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 78 (13.85%) Office 365
2 27 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.49%) PaaS
4 11 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.71%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.68%) Skype
2 25 (4.44%) DNS
2 25 (4.44%) SAN
3 18 (3.20%) Firewall
4 10 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.78%) WAN
5 9 (1.60%) Kerberos
5 9 (1.60%) LAN
6 8 (1.42%) SSL
7 7 (1.24%) Intranet
8 5 (0.89%) DHCP
8 5 (0.89%) NAS
8 5 (0.89%) VPN
9 4 (0.71%) BGP
9 4 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.71%) VoIP
10 3 (0.53%) MPLS
10 3 (0.53%) PBX
10 3 (0.53%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (5.51%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.95%) PowerCenter
5 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.42%) MS Access
6 7 (1.24%) MySQL
7 6 (1.07%) ObjectStore
7 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.89%) Big Data
8 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.71%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 4 (0.71%) Spatial Data
9 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (3.55%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.95%) MSBuild
3 11 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (1.95%) TeamCity
4 10 (1.78%) ERwin
5 9 (1.60%) JIRA
6 7 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.07%) HP UFT
7 6 (1.07%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.89%) NUnit
9 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.53%) Flyway
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.36%) Subversion
11 1 (0.18%) Hudson
11 1 (0.18%) Selenium
11 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 239 (42.45%) Finance
2 159 (28.24%) Banking
3 80 (14.21%) Retail
4 69 (12.26%) Retail Banking
5 50 (8.88%) Law
6 22 (3.91%) Legal
7 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.89%) Back Office
8 5 (0.89%) Billing
9 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) International Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (16.70%) Analyst
2 63 (11.19%) Consultant
3 62 (11.01%) Project Manager
4 53 (9.41%) Architect
5 44 (7.82%) Business Analyst
6 31 (5.51%) Migration Manager
7 29 (5.15%) Administrator
7 29 (5.15%) Developer
8 26 (4.62%) Test Manager
9 25 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
10 23 (4.09%) Migration Project Manager
11 18 (3.20%) IT Manager
11 18 (3.20%) Unix Consultant
12 17 (3.02%) Data Migration Manager
12 17 (3.02%) Messaging Engineer
13 16 (2.84%) Data Analyst
14 14 (2.49%) Data Architect
14 14 (2.49%) IT Project Manager
14 14 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (2.49%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.86%) .NET
2 18 (3.20%) Middleware
2 18 (3.20%) XML
3 17 (3.02%) CSS
4 14 (2.49%) HTML
5 13 (2.31%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.13%) Web Services
7 9 (1.60%) jQuery
7 9 (1.60%) XSLT
8 6 (1.07%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.07%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.07%) REST
9 4 (0.71%) JSP
10 3 (0.53%) PostGIS
11 2 (0.36%) CSS3
11 2 (0.36%) D3.js
11 2 (0.36%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.36%) HTML5
11 2 (0.36%) Sass
11 2 (0.36%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.92%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.22%) Clustering
3 31 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 12 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.42%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.89%) iPad
8 5 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.71%) Equities
9 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.71%) Replication
10 3 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.53%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.53%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.53%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (21.14%) Windows
2 94 (16.70%) Unix
3 91 (16.16%) Solaris
4 83 (14.74%) Windows Server
5 66 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (9.59%) Linux
7 51 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (7.64%) AIX
10 30 (5.33%) HPUX
11 22 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.13%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.24%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.18%) OS/390
16 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (22.02%) Data Migration
2 61 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (7.99%) Project Management
5 38 (6.75%) Data Modelling
5 38 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (6.22%) ETL
7 27 (4.80%) Load Balancing
8 26 (4.62%) Change Management
9 25 (4.44%) Analytics
9 25 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 25 (4.44%) Data Analysis
10 24 (4.26%) Configuration Management
11 23 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (3.91%) DevOps
13 20 (3.55%) Defect Management
14 18 (3.20%) ITIL
15 17 (3.02%) Test Strategy
16 16 (2.84%) CRM
16 16 (2.84%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (17.58%) PowerShell
2 93 (16.52%) SQL
3 40 (7.10%) C#
4 28 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.73%) Java
6 18 (3.20%) Perl
7 16 (2.84%) Python
8 12 (2.13%) Ruby
9 11 (1.95%) VBScript
10 10 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.78%) C++
11 9 (1.60%) Bourne shell
11 9 (1.60%) Korn
12 8 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.24%) VB
14 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.71%) C
16 4 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.55%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (7.99%) MCSE
5 29 (5.15%) Degree
6 15 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.13%) ISEB
8 8 (1.42%) CCNP
9 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.24%) MCSD
9 7 (1.24%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.07%) CCNA
11 5 (0.89%) PMP
12 4 (0.71%) CCDP
12 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.53%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.53%) MCITP
14 2 (0.36%) ACSA
14 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.91%) Data Quality
1 22 (3.91%) QA
2 15 (2.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 66 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 28 (4.97%) Veritas File System
3 28 (4.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 18 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.13%) DFS Replication
6 11 (1.95%) Docker
6 11 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (1.07%) Brightmail
8 6 (1.07%) SRDF
9 3 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.53%) RACF
9 3 (0.53%) XenApp
9 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.36%) NFS
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.18%) UAG
11 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.20%) SCCM
2 14 (2.49%) Ansible
3 11 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.95%) Puppet
4 8 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (1.07%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.36%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.18%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) OpenView
9 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.18%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 101 (17.94%) Microsoft
2 83 (14.74%) Oracle
3 50 (8.88%) HP
4 47 (8.35%) Veritas
5 24 (4.26%) IronPort
6 22 (3.91%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.91%) VMware
7 18 (3.20%) Cisco
8 17 (3.02%) EMC
8 17 (3.02%) Teradata
9 13 (2.31%) Informatica
10 12 (2.13%) Citrix
10 12 (2.13%) Splunk
11 11 (1.95%) CA
11 11 (1.95%) Nintex
12 7 (1.24%) Juniper
13 6 (1.07%) IBM
13 6 (1.07%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.89%) NetApp
14 5 (0.89%) Sitecore
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