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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 19 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Migration 184 341 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.99% 10.43% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 12.75% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 183 132
Median daily rate £390 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 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 £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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
1903 2674 2198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.60% 81.77% 79.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1394 1125
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 63 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -5 113 £400 -3.03% 8
Glasgow -21 29 £390 +4.00% 4
Renfrewshire +4 22 £350 -15.15%
Aberdeen +7 5 £148 -
Stirling +8 3 £425 +1.19%
South Lanarkshire - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire +6 2 £160 -
Lanarkshire +9 1 £200 -
West Lothian -2 1 £325 -14.47% 2
Scottish Borders -3 1 £450 -
Dundee -6 1 £270 -18.49%
East Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 200 (39.45%) Finance
2 136 (26.82%) Banking
3 114 (22.49%) Windows
4 98 (19.33%) Microsoft
5 97 (19.13%) PowerShell
6 95 (18.74%) Data Migration
7 87 (17.16%) Security Cleared
8 85 (16.77%) Office 365
9 83 (16.37%) SQL
10 82 (16.17%) Windows Server
11 74 (14.60%) Unix
12 66 (13.02%) Active Directory
12 66 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (12.82%) Solaris
14 63 (12.43%) Retail
15 62 (12.23%) Data Centre
16 61 (12.03%) SC Cleared
16 61 (12.03%) Oracle
17 60 (11.83%) MS Excel
18 57 (11.24%) SharePoint
19 54 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
20 53 (10.45%) Retail Banking
21 49 (9.66%) Linux
21 49 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
21 49 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 47 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
22 47 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
23 46 (9.07%) MCSE
24 45 (8.88%) HP
25 44 (8.68%) 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 57 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 44 (8.68%) MS Exchange
3 42 (8.28%) Skype for Business
4 39 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (5.92%) OpenStack
7 28 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (3.94%) Office Communications Server
9 17 (3.35%) IIS
10 16 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (2.76%) SAS
12 9 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (1.38%) CMS
14 6 (1.18%) Apache
14 6 (1.18%) JBoss
14 6 (1.18%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.99%) Drupal
15 5 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 60 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.76%) MS Office
3 12 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.99%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.79%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.59%) Hi Portfolio
2 3 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.39%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 85 (16.77%) Office 365
2 28 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.76%) PaaS
4 12 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.20%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.72%) Skype
2 25 (4.93%) SAN
3 23 (4.54%) DNS
4 22 (4.34%) Firewall
5 12 (2.37%) Intranet
6 11 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.78%) Kerberos
7 9 (1.78%) LAN
7 9 (1.78%) WAN
8 8 (1.58%) SSL
9 7 (1.38%) BGP
9 7 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.18%) DHCP
10 6 (1.18%) MPLS
10 6 (1.18%) NAS
11 5 (0.99%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.99%) VoIP
12 4 (0.79%) Network Security
12 4 (0.79%) OSPF
12 4 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (5.72%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.97%) PowerCenter
5 8 (1.58%) MS Access
6 7 (1.38%) MySQL
6 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.18%) ObjectStore
7 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.99%) Big Data
9 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.79%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.59%) GIS
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.39%) QlikView
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (3.94%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.17%) MSBuild
3 11 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 10 (1.97%) ERwin
4 10 (1.97%) JIRA
5 7 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.18%) HP UFT
6 6 (1.18%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.99%) NUnit
8 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.59%) Flyway
9 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.39%) Subversion
10 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.20%) MSI
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 200 (39.45%) Finance
2 136 (26.82%) Banking
3 63 (12.43%) Retail
4 53 (10.45%) Retail Banking
5 34 (6.71%) Law
6 24 (4.73%) Legal
7 9 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.99%) Back Office
8 5 (0.99%) Billing
9 4 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (16.77%) Analyst
2 58 (11.44%) Project Manager
3 47 (9.27%) Consultant
4 43 (8.48%) Business Analyst
5 41 (8.09%) Architect
6 27 (5.33%) Developer
7 23 (4.54%) Test Manager
8 22 (4.34%) Migration Manager
9 18 (3.55%) Administrator
9 18 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 17 (3.35%) IT Manager
10 17 (3.35%) Messaging Engineer
11 16 (3.16%) Migration Project Manager
12 15 (2.96%) Data Analyst
13 14 (2.76%) IT Project Manager
14 13 (2.56%) Active Directory Engineer
14 13 (2.56%) Data Migration Manager
14 13 (2.56%) SharePoint Engineer
14 13 (2.56%) Test Analyst
14 13 (2.56%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.92%) .NET
2 18 (3.55%) XML
3 15 (2.96%) CSS
4 13 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 12 (2.37%) HTML
5 12 (2.37%) Web Services
6 11 (2.17%) Middleware
7 9 (1.78%) jQuery
7 9 (1.78%) XSLT
8 6 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.18%) REST
9 4 (0.79%) JSP
10 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.39%) CSS3
10 2 (0.39%) D3.js
10 2 (0.39%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.39%) HTML5
10 2 (0.39%) Sass
10 2 (0.39%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.23%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.33%) Clustering
3 26 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.97%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.99%) iPad
9 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.79%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.79%) Equities
10 4 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.79%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.79%) Replication
11 3 (0.59%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.59%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 114 (22.49%) Windows
2 82 (16.17%) Windows Server
3 74 (14.60%) Unix
4 66 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (12.82%) Solaris
6 49 (9.66%) Linux
6 49 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (6.11%) AIX
8 23 (4.54%) HPUX
9 20 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.97%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.38%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.20%) OS/390
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.74%) Data Migration
2 54 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (7.10%) Project Management
5 35 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (6.71%) Data Modelling
7 31 (6.11%) ETL
8 26 (5.13%) Change Management
8 26 (5.13%) Load Balancing
9 24 (4.73%) Analytics
9 24 (4.73%) Business Analysis
9 24 (4.73%) Configuration Management
9 24 (4.73%) Data Analysis
10 23 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (4.54%) DevOps
11 18 (3.55%) CRM
11 18 (3.55%) Test Strategy
12 16 (3.16%) Functional Testing
12 16 (3.16%) ITIL
13 15 (2.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 97 (19.13%) PowerShell
2 83 (16.37%) SQL
3 40 (7.89%) C#
4 26 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.94%) Java
6 17 (3.35%) Perl
7 16 (3.16%) Python
8 12 (2.37%) Ruby
9 11 (2.17%) VBScript
10 10 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.97%) C++
10 10 (1.97%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.78%) Bourne shell
11 9 (1.78%) Korn
11 9 (1.78%) VB
12 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.18%) VBA
13 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 47 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (9.07%) MCSE
5 27 (5.33%) Degree
6 19 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.37%) CCNP
7 12 (2.37%) ISEB
8 8 (1.58%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.38%) MCSD
10 6 (1.18%) CCNA
11 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.79%) CCDP
12 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.59%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.59%) MCITP
13 3 (0.59%) PMP
14 2 (0.39%) CCENT
14 2 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.75%) QA
2 18 (3.55%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) Basel III
6 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 66 (13.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 20 (3.94%) Veritas File System
3 20 (3.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (2.37%) DFS Replication
5 11 (2.17%) Docker
5 11 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.38%) Brightmail
7 6 (1.18%) SRDF
8 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.59%) NFS
11 2 (0.39%) vSphere
11 2 (0.39%) XenApp
11 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.20%) RACF
12 1 (0.20%) UAG
12 1 (0.20%) vCloud
12 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (3.94%) SCCM
2 14 (2.76%) Ansible
3 11 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.17%) Puppet
4 7 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.18%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.39%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) OpenView
8 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.03%) Oracle
3 45 (8.88%) HP
4 32 (6.31%) Veritas
5 24 (4.73%) IronPort
6 22 (4.34%) VMware
7 21 (4.14%) Cisco
8 20 (3.94%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.35%) EMC
10 16 (3.16%) Teradata
11 13 (2.56%) Informatica
12 12 (2.37%) CA
13 11 (2.17%) Nintex
13 11 (2.17%) Splunk
14 8 (1.58%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.58%) Citrix
15 7 (1.38%) Juniper
16 6 (1.18%) IBM
16 6 (1.18%) NetApp
16 6 (1.18%) ServiceNow
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