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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 10 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Migration 345 257 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.56% 8.59% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.92% 10.84% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 164 90
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £14.57 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.28%
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
2479 2370 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.08% 79.18% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1416 1286 1099
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 28
Median hourly rate £37.75 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +4 213 £413 +6.45% 10
Glasgow -2 51 £358 +2.14% 5
Renfrewshire -6 41 £400 +16.78% 1
West Lothian +8 6 £386 +28.75%
Moray - 4 £420 -
Stirling +9 2 - -
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
Fife +2 1 £325 +225.00%
Dundee - 1 - -
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 262 (44.41%) Finance
2 175 (29.66%) Banking
3 141 (23.90%) Data Migration
4 128 (21.69%) Windows
5 103 (17.46%) Retail
6 96 (16.27%) Unix
7 92 (15.59%) Retail Banking
7 92 (15.59%) Data Centre
8 90 (15.25%) SQL
9 89 (15.08%) PowerShell
10 87 (14.75%) Microsoft
11 85 (14.41%) Oracle
12 83 (14.07%) Security Cleared
13 80 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 76 (12.88%) Solaris
14 76 (12.88%) Windows Server
15 64 (10.85%) Active Directory
15 64 (10.85%) Office 365
15 64 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 61 (10.34%) SharePoint
17 59 (10.00%) Project Management
18 58 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
19 57 (9.66%) SC Cleared
20 54 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
20 54 (9.15%) Law
21 53 (8.98%) MS Excel
21 53 (8.98%) HP
22 50 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
23 49 (8.31%) Linux

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 61 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 48 (8.14%) MS Exchange
3 40 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (6.78%) Skype for Business
4 38 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (4.58%) OpenStack
7 26 (4.41%) Office Communications Server
8 25 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (3.05%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.88%) SAS
11 14 (2.37%) IIS
11 14 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.69%) JBoss
13 8 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.19%) CMS
14 7 (1.19%) Drupal
14 7 (1.19%) Live Communications Server
15 6 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.22%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.69%) MS Office
4 7 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.02%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Hi Portfolio
1 5 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.17%) Primavera
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.85%) Office 365
2 21 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.37%) PaaS
4 9 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.02%) SaaS
6 2 (0.34%) IaaS
6 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.59%) Skype
2 31 (5.25%) DNS
3 17 (2.88%) SAN
4 15 (2.54%) WAN
5 12 (2.03%) Firewall
6 11 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.69%) DHCP
7 10 (1.69%) LDAP
8 9 (1.53%) LAN
8 9 (1.53%) Network Security
9 7 (1.19%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.19%) SSL
10 5 (0.85%) VPN
11 4 (0.68%) NAS
12 3 (0.51%) BGP
12 3 (0.51%) Internet
12 3 (0.51%) PBX
12 3 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (0.51%) X.21
13 2 (0.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.56%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.19%) MySQL
5 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.02%) Informix
6 6 (1.02%) PowerCenter
6 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.51%) QlikView
10 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.34%) ObjectStore
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (2.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.37%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.69%) MSBuild
4 10 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.19%) Ant
5 7 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.02%) Subversion
7 5 (0.85%) ERwin
8 4 (0.68%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.68%) JIRA
8 4 (0.68%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.51%) Flyway
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.34%) Gradle
10 2 (0.34%) Hudson
10 2 (0.34%) Mockito
10 2 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 262 (44.41%) Finance
2 175 (29.66%) Banking
3 103 (17.46%) Retail
4 92 (15.59%) Retail Banking
5 54 (9.15%) Law
6 19 (3.22%) Legal
7 10 (1.69%) Back Office
8 6 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.68%) Billing
10 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Marketing
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (19.49%) Analyst
2 68 (11.53%) Project Manager
3 65 (11.02%) Consultant
4 52 (8.81%) Business Analyst
5 50 (8.47%) Developer
6 40 (6.78%) Test Manager
7 35 (5.93%) Architect
7 35 (5.93%) Migration Manager
8 32 (5.42%) Administrator
9 25 (4.24%) Programme Manager
10 21 (3.56%) Migration Project Manager
10 21 (3.56%) Senior Manager
11 19 (3.22%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (3.22%) IT Manager
11 19 (3.22%) Test Analyst
12 18 (3.05%) Data Analyst
12 18 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.05%) Unix Administrator
13 17 (2.88%) Solaris Consultant
13 17 (2.88%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.07%) .NET
2 20 (3.39%) Middleware
3 17 (2.88%) J2EE
4 16 (2.71%) CSS
4 16 (2.71%) Spring
5 14 (2.37%) XML
6 11 (1.86%) HTML
7 8 (1.36%) jQuery
7 8 (1.36%) Web Services
7 8 (1.36%) XSLT
8 6 (1.02%) REST
9 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.85%) PostGIS
10 4 (0.68%) Apache CXF
10 4 (0.68%) JPA
10 4 (0.68%) JSF
10 4 (0.68%) RichFaces
11 3 (0.51%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.51%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 46 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.42%) Clustering
4 24 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (1.36%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.02%) Taxonomies
8 5 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.85%) Reference Data
8 5 (0.85%) User Experience
9 4 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.68%) PKI
9 4 (0.68%) Replication
10 3 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.51%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 128 (21.69%) Windows
2 96 (16.27%) Unix
3 76 (12.88%) Solaris
3 76 (12.88%) Windows Server
4 64 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (8.31%) Linux
8 35 (5.93%) AIX
9 23 (3.90%) Windows 7
10 22 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (3.39%) HPUX
12 5 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.34%) zOS
16 1 (0.17%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (23.90%) Data Migration
2 80 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (10.00%) Project Management
4 58 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (7.63%) Data Modelling
7 28 (4.75%) Load Balancing
8 27 (4.58%) Analytics
9 24 (4.07%) ETL
10 22 (3.73%) Change Management
10 22 (3.73%) Workflow
11 21 (3.56%) Business Analysis
11 21 (3.56%) Configuration Management
11 21 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (3.56%) Data Analysis
11 21 (3.56%) DevOps
12 20 (3.39%) Test Strategy
13 19 (3.22%) CRM
13 19 (3.22%) Defect Management
14 18 (3.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 90 (15.25%) SQL
2 89 (15.08%) PowerShell
3 33 (5.59%) Java
4 29 (4.92%) C#
5 27 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.71%) Perl
7 12 (2.03%) Python
8 11 (1.86%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.69%) Ruby
10 9 (1.53%) C++
11 8 (1.36%) Bourne shell
11 8 (1.36%) Korn
11 8 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.36%) VB
12 5 (0.85%) VBScript
13 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.51%) C
14 3 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 57 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 43 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (6.27%) MCSE
5 30 (5.08%) Degree
6 18 (3.05%) ISEB
7 9 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.36%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.36%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.19%) PMP
10 6 (1.02%) CISMP
10 6 (1.02%) CISSP
10 6 (1.02%) MCSD
11 5 (0.85%) CCNP
11 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) CCDP
12 3 (0.51%) CCNA
12 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.51%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.51%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.86%) QA
3 8 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.02%) FATCA
5 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.68%) SLA
7 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.34%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 64 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 29 (4.92%) Veritas File System
3 29 (4.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (2.03%) Docker
5 11 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.69%) DFS Replication
7 6 (1.02%) SRDF
8 5 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.51%) Brightmail
9 3 (0.51%) RACF
9 3 (0.51%) XenApp
9 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) NDS
10 1 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.17%) UAG
10 1 (0.17%) vCloud
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.39%) SCCM
2 12 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.86%) Ansible
3 11 (1.86%) Puppet
4 7 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.02%) QRadar
5 6 (1.02%) SCOM
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.34%) Kibana
7 2 (0.34%) logstash
8 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) OpenView
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 87 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.41%) Oracle
3 53 (8.98%) HP
4 45 (7.63%) Veritas
5 22 (3.73%) IBM
5 22 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 21 (3.56%) IronPort
7 20 (3.39%) SAP
8 19 (3.22%) Citrix
9 17 (2.88%) Splunk
9 17 (2.88%) VMware
10 13 (2.20%) EMC
11 9 (1.53%) Cisco
11 9 (1.53%) Teradata
12 8 (1.36%) Informatica
13 7 (1.19%) CA
14 6 (1.02%) Nintex
15 5 (0.85%) Juniper
16 4 (0.68%) Dell
16 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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