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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 20 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Migration 203 197 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.29% 7.98% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.61% 11.40% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 90 68
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£381 £367 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £232 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -16.86%
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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -6 107 £400 - 5
Glasgow +16 70 £340 +8.80% 4
Aberdeen +1 2 £520 +40.54% 1
Fife +1 1 - -
Stirling -10 1 £400 - 1
Renfrewshire -13 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 171 (40.24%) Finance
2 125 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 123 (28.94%) Banking
4 89 (20.94%) SQL
5 76 (17.88%) Windows
6 63 (14.82%) Retail
7 59 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (13.41%) Oracle
9 44 (10.35%) Project Management
9 44 (10.35%) Microsoft
10 42 (9.88%) ETL
11 41 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (9.41%) Retail Banking
13 32 (7.53%) SQL Server
14 28 (6.59%) PRINCE2
14 28 (6.59%) Active Directory
15 27 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (6.35%) Data Cleansing
15 27 (6.35%) Windows 7
16 26 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (5.88%) Data Modelling
18 24 (5.65%) PL/SQL
18 24 (5.65%) Data Analysis
18 24 (5.65%) Business Analysis
19 23 (5.41%) MS Excel
19 23 (5.41%) SharePoint
20 22 (5.18%) Data Mapping
21 21 (4.94%) Java
21 21 (4.94%) VMware

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.47%) IBM Notes
4 15 (3.53%) SAS
5 13 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.65%) Lync
10 6 (1.41%) IIS
11 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.24%) CMS
14 1 (0.24%) FileNet
14 1 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 23 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.41%) MS Office
4 4 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Project
4 4 (0.94%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (1.88%) SAP HR
3 8 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.18%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.29%) SAN
2 10 (2.35%) Firewall
3 8 (1.88%) LAN
3 8 (1.88%) WAN
3 8 (1.88%) SMTP
4 7 (1.65%) NAS
5 6 (1.41%) Network Security
5 6 (1.41%) Intranet
6 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.18%) VLAN
7 4 (0.94%) VPN
7 4 (0.94%) DNS
7 4 (0.94%) DHCP
8 3 (0.71%) MPLS
8 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.71%) Extranet
8 3 (0.71%) DMZ
9 2 (0.47%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.47%) Internet
10 1 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (0.94%) QlikView
9 4 (0.94%) DB2
9 4 (0.94%) OLAP
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.71%) MS Access
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.71%) Big Data
10 3 (0.71%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.94%) JProfiler
2 4 (0.94%) JMeter
2 4 (0.94%) VisualVM
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.24%) ERwin
4 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) Ant
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.24%) LSMW
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 171 (40.24%) Finance
2 123 (28.94%) Banking
3 63 (14.82%) Retail
4 40 (9.41%) Retail Banking
5 8 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.18%) Marketing
7 4 (0.94%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Front Office
8 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (31.06%) Analyst
2 73 (17.18%) Project Manager
3 52 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 46 (10.82%) Data Analyst
5 44 (10.35%) Developer
6 36 (8.47%) Consultant
7 19 (4.47%) Architect
8 18 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (3.06%) Data Migration Analyst
9 13 (3.06%) DBA
10 12 (2.82%) Senior Manager
10 12 (2.82%) Programme Manager
11 11 (2.59%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (2.35%) SQL Developer
12 10 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (2.35%) Test Analyst
13 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Developer
13 8 (1.88%) Banking Business Analyst
13 8 (1.88%) Messaging Analyst
13 8 (1.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.71%) HTML
2 19 (4.47%) Web Services
3 16 (3.76%) CSS
4 12 (2.82%) .NET
5 11 (2.59%) XSL
6 10 (2.35%) Hibernate
6 10 (2.35%) XML
6 10 (2.35%) DHTML
6 10 (2.35%) EJB
6 10 (2.35%) JSP
6 10 (2.35%) Servlets
7 7 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.41%) jQuery
8 6 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.41%) Middleware
9 5 (1.18%) Oracle Streams
10 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (0.71%) Flash
12 2 (0.47%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.53%) Replication
3 8 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.18%) IVR
6 4 (0.94%) Reference Data
6 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.94%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.71%) NHS
7 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.71%) PMI
7 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.71%) Social Media
7 3 (0.71%) iSeries
7 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.47%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.47%) Derivative
8 2 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 76 (17.88%) Windows
2 27 (6.35%) Windows 7
3 26 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (3.76%) Linux
5 15 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.35%) Solaris
7 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.65%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.41%) UNIX
10 5 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.71%) AIX
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.47%) zOS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.41%) Data Migration
2 59 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (10.35%) Project Management
4 42 (9.88%) ETL
5 28 (6.59%) PRINCE2
6 27 (6.35%) Data Cleansing
7 26 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 24 (5.65%) Data Analysis
9 24 (5.65%) Business Analysis
10 22 (5.18%) Data Mapping
11 21 (4.94%) Change Management
12 17 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (4.00%) Data Management
13 16 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.29%) Validation
14 14 (3.29%) ITIL
14 14 (3.29%) Wealth Management
14 14 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (3.06%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (20.94%) SQL
2 24 (5.65%) PL/SQL
3 21 (4.94%) Java
4 17 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.29%) C#
6 13 (3.06%) VBA
7 12 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.12%) VB
9 5 (1.18%) ABAP
10 4 (0.94%) C
11 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.88%) Degree
4 7 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.94%) PMP
8 3 (0.71%) MCSE
9 2 (0.47%) VCAP
9 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.47%) ISEB
9 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.24%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) MCSD
10 1 (0.24%) MCITP
10 1 (0.24%) MCDST
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.18%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.71%) vSphere
5 3 (0.71%) SRDF
6 2 (0.47%) XenApp
6 2 (0.47%) vCloud
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.47%) GPFS
7 1 (0.24%) Samba
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.59%) SCCM
2 8 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.41%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (13.41%) Oracle
2 44 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.94%) VMware
4 19 (4.47%) Lotus
5 18 (4.24%) HP
6 13 (3.06%) Sybase
6 13 (3.06%) SAP
7 12 (2.82%) IBM
8 10 (2.35%) Teradata
8 10 (2.35%) Informatica
9 9 (2.12%) Veritas
10 7 (1.65%) MobileIron
11 6 (1.41%) Cognos
11 6 (1.41%) Genesys
12 5 (1.18%) Nintex
12 5 (1.18%) Symantec
12 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.18%) Cisco
13 4 (0.94%) Polycom
13 4 (0.94%) RIMES
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago