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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 13 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 250 218 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.81% 8.02% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.25% 10.13% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 126 86
Average daily rate £400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £18.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £18.00 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year
- -0.65%
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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 159 £406 +8.33% 12
Glasgow -4 40 £358 +9.16% 4
Renfrewshire +1 9 £415 -17.00% 1
West Lothian +8 8 £423 +20.71%
Stirling +8 4 £340 -17.07%
Moray - 4 £375 -
Highlands +1 3 £110 +10.00%
South Ayrshire - 3 £350 -
Fife +3 2 £270 -
North Lanarkshire +2 2 £275 +111.53%
Inverclyde -3 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
Dundee - 1 £100 -
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 250 (48.64%) Finance
2 158 (30.74%) Banking
3 124 (24.12%) Data Migration
4 94 (18.29%) Data Centre
5 79 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (15.37%) Windows
6 71 (13.81%) Microsoft
7 69 (13.42%) Project Management
8 68 (13.23%) Unix
9 67 (13.04%) Retail
10 62 (12.06%) Oracle
11 59 (11.48%) Retail Banking
12 55 (10.70%) SharePoint
13 52 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (9.92%) SQL
15 41 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
17 38 (7.39%) Citrix
18 37 (7.20%) Solaris
19 35 (6.81%) Security Cleared
20 32 (6.23%) Data Modelling
20 32 (6.23%) IBM
21 30 (5.84%) Law
22 28 (5.45%) Change Management
22 28 (5.45%) Active Directory
22 28 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (5.25%) Network Security
24 26 (5.06%) MS Excel
24 26 (5.06%) SQL Server
24 26 (5.06%) Windows 7

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 55 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.14%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.36%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.97%) CMS
9 5 (0.97%) Drupal
9 5 (0.97%) JBoss
9 5 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.58%) SAS
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.39%) Documentum
11 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.67%) MS Office
3 20 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.39%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.39%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.78%) Hi Portfolio
4 4 (0.78%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Primavera
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.11%) Office 365
2 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.39%) IaaS
2 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.39%) PaaS
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.25%) Network Security
2 15 (2.92%) DNS
3 14 (2.72%) LDAP
4 13 (2.53%) SAN
5 12 (2.33%) WAN
6 8 (1.56%) DHCP
7 7 (1.36%) Skype
8 6 (1.17%) ADSL
8 6 (1.17%) LAN
8 6 (1.17%) LLU
8 6 (1.17%) NAS
8 6 (1.17%) PSTN
9 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.58%) Firewall
10 3 (0.58%) Internet
10 3 (0.58%) ISDN
10 3 (0.58%) MPLS
10 3 (0.58%) WebEx
11 2 (0.39%) CTI
11 2 (0.39%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.78%) Informix
7 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.58%) GIS
8 3 (0.58%) MySQL
8 3 (0.58%) QlikView
9 2 (0.39%) BODI
9 2 (0.39%) DataStage
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Subversion
2 7 (1.36%) Ant
3 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.58%) Toad
5 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.39%) Gradle
5 2 (0.39%) Hudson
5 2 (0.39%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.39%) JUnit
5 2 (0.39%) Maven
5 2 (0.39%) Mockito
5 2 (0.39%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) ERwin
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 250 (48.64%) Finance
2 158 (30.74%) Banking
3 67 (13.04%) Retail
4 59 (11.48%) Retail Banking
5 30 (5.84%) Law
6 18 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.14%) Advertising
8 7 (1.36%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.17%) Back Office
9 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.97%) Marketing
11 3 (0.58%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (21.01%) Analyst
2 81 (15.76%) Project Manager
3 62 (12.06%) Consultant
4 52 (10.12%) Business Analyst
5 42 (8.17%) Architect
6 39 (7.59%) Developer
7 27 (5.25%) Test Manager
8 21 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
9 20 (3.89%) Migration Manager
10 19 (3.70%) Administrator
10 19 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 17 (3.31%) Senior Manager
12 16 (3.11%) Programme Manager
13 15 (2.92%) Portal Developer
13 15 (2.92%) SIEM Engineer
13 15 (2.92%) Splunk Engineer
14 14 (2.72%) IT Manager
14 14 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.72%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.72%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.11%) J2EE
1 16 (3.11%) Spring
2 13 (2.53%) HTML
2 13 (2.53%) Middleware
3 12 (2.33%) CSS
4 8 (1.56%) .NET
5 7 (1.36%) PostGIS
6 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.78%) Apache CXF
7 4 (0.78%) Flash
7 4 (0.78%) JPA
7 4 (0.78%) JSF
7 4 (0.78%) RichFaces
7 4 (0.78%) Web Services
8 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.39%) Itk
8 2 (0.39%) JAX-RS
8 2 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 52 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.72%) Clustering
3 14 (2.72%) Taxonomies
4 11 (2.14%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.56%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.17%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.17%) Reference Data
8 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.97%) User Experience
9 4 (0.78%) IBM XIV
10 3 (0.58%) BYOD
10 3 (0.58%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.39%) AS400
11 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.39%) NHS
11 2 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.37%) Windows
2 68 (13.23%) Unix
3 37 (7.20%) Solaris
4 26 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 23 (4.47%) AIX
6 22 (4.28%) Linux
7 21 (4.09%) Windows Server
7 21 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.95%) HPUX
9 10 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.78%) zOS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (24.12%) Data Migration
2 79 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (13.42%) Project Management
4 41 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (6.23%) Data Modelling
7 28 (5.45%) Change Management
8 24 (4.67%) ETL
9 21 (4.09%) Business Analysis
9 21 (4.09%) CRM
10 20 (3.89%) Software Testing
11 19 (3.70%) Data Analysis
12 18 (3.50%) UML
12 18 (3.50%) Workflow
13 17 (3.31%) Analytics
13 17 (3.31%) PRINCE2
13 17 (3.31%) Use Case
14 16 (3.11%) Process Management
15 15 (2.92%) SOA
15 15 (2.92%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.92%) SQL
2 17 (3.31%) Java
3 14 (2.72%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.36%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.17%) C#
7 4 (0.78%) Perl
7 4 (0.78%) Python
7 4 (0.78%) Ruby
7 4 (0.78%) VB
8 3 (0.58%) C
8 3 (0.58%) VBA
9 2 (0.39%) ABAP
9 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.39%) VB6
10 1 (0.19%) Ada
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.72%) CISMP
3 14 (2.72%) CISSP
3 14 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.33%) ISEB
5 8 (1.56%) Degree
6 7 (1.36%) MCSE
7 5 (0.97%) A+ Certification
7 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.58%) PMP
10 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.75%) QA
3 7 (1.36%) FATCA
4 6 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.58%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.39%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (2.72%) Veritas File System
3 14 (2.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.78%) vCloud
7 3 (0.58%) XenApp
7 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.39%) Docker
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) SRDF
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) NDS
9 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.19%) RACF
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.72%) QRadar
2 11 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.36%) SCCM
4 6 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.97%) SCOM
6 4 (0.78%) Puppet
6 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (0.58%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.39%) Kibana
8 2 (0.39%) logstash
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.19%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.06%) Oracle
3 38 (7.39%) Citrix
4 32 (6.23%) IBM
5 24 (4.67%) SAP
6 23 (4.47%) Veritas
7 17 (3.31%) HP
8 15 (2.92%) Splunk
9 13 (2.53%) VMware
10 11 (2.14%) Avaya
10 11 (2.14%) EMC
11 9 (1.75%) BT
11 9 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.97%) Cisco
12 5 (0.97%) NetApp
13 4 (0.78%) Brocade
13 4 (0.78%) Cognos
13 4 (0.78%) Symantec
14 3 (0.58%) Google
14 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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