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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 10 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 323 198 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.13% 7.17% 7.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.74% 9.19% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 111 88
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.35 £11.50 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% +10.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +2.56%
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
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +7 196 £400 - 8
Glasgow +8 67 £375 +7.14% 10
Dundee - 12 £313 -
Renfrewshire +16 11 £413 -2.94%
West Lothian +2 10 £380 - 2
Fife -1 10 £275 -23.61%
North Lanarkshire - 6 - -
Highlands +1 5 £110 +10.00%
Aberdeen +2 3 - -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £375 -
Stirling -3 1 £420 +68.00%
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 1
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 280 (47.78%) Finance
2 185 (31.57%) Banking
3 164 (27.99%) Data Migration
4 104 (17.75%) Retail
5 94 (16.04%) Data Centre
6 90 (15.36%) Windows
7 89 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 77 (13.14%) Retail Banking
9 76 (12.97%) SQL
10 62 (10.58%) Project Management
11 58 (9.90%) Microsoft
12 46 (7.85%) ETL
13 45 (7.68%) Oracle
13 45 (7.68%) Solaris
13 45 (7.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (6.66%) Active Directory
16 37 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (5.97%) Security Cleared
18 34 (5.80%) SQL Server
18 34 (5.80%) Business Analysis
19 31 (5.29%) Validation
20 30 (5.12%) Windows 7
21 29 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (4.95%) UNIX
21 29 (4.95%) EMC
22 28 (4.78%) SharePoint
22 28 (4.78%) MS Office
22 28 (4.78%) SC Cleared

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.05%) SAS
4 12 (2.05%) CICS
5 7 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
5 7 (1.19%) IIS
5 7 (1.19%) Documentum
5 7 (1.19%) Captiva
5 7 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (1.02%) Lync
7 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.68%) JBoss
8 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.68%) FileNet
9 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (4.78%) MS Office
2 23 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.85%) MS Project
6 2 (0.34%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Endur
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
1 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Office 365
2 2 (0.34%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.92%) SAN
2 15 (2.56%) Network Security
2 15 (2.56%) DNS
3 13 (2.22%) WAN
3 13 (2.22%) LAN
4 10 (1.71%) LDAP
5 9 (1.54%) DHCP
6 8 (1.37%) ATM
7 7 (1.19%) Firewall
8 6 (1.02%) NAS
8 6 (1.02%) ADSL
8 6 (1.02%) PSTN
8 6 (1.02%) SDH
8 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.02%) LLU
9 5 (0.85%) VPN
9 5 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.51%) CTI
10 3 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.05%) DB2
7 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.68%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Subversion
2 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.68%) Introscope
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.51%) Jasmine
3 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.51%) Grunt
3 3 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (0.51%) Bower
3 3 (0.51%) Toad
4 2 (0.34%) JIRA
4 2 (0.34%) MSI
4 2 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.17%) ERwin
General
1 280 (47.78%) Finance
2 185 (31.57%) Banking
3 104 (17.75%) Retail
4 77 (13.14%) Retail Banking
5 19 (3.24%) Law
6 14 (2.39%) Back Office
6 14 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.37%) Legal
7 8 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 188 (32.08%) Analyst
2 88 (15.02%) Business Analyst
3 71 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 56 (9.56%) Test Manager
5 42 (7.17%) Architect
6 41 (7.00%) Developer
7 39 (6.66%) Administrator
8 32 (5.46%) Consultant
9 31 (5.29%) Data Analyst
10 25 (4.27%) Banking Business Analyst
11 23 (3.92%) Test Analyst
12 17 (2.90%) Senior Manager
13 15 (2.56%) DBA
14 14 (2.39%) Systems Analyst
15 13 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (2.05%) Senior Test Manager
17 11 (1.88%) Data Migration Analyst
18 10 (1.71%) Technical Analyst
18 10 (1.71%) Infrastructure Architect
18 10 (1.71%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.90%) CSS
2 16 (2.73%) HTML
3 14 (2.39%) Web Services
4 10 (1.71%) Middleware
5 9 (1.54%) Application Packaging
6 8 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.02%) SOAP
7 6 (1.02%) HTML5
8 5 (0.85%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.68%) CSS3
9 4 (0.68%) Java EE
9 4 (0.68%) Spring
9 4 (0.68%) JSF
9 4 (0.68%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Streams
10 3 (0.51%) JPA
10 3 (0.51%) JSP
10 3 (0.51%) Servlets
10 3 (0.51%) SVG
10 3 (0.51%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 94 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.07%) Mainframe
3 18 (3.07%) Clustering
4 8 (1.37%) LPAR
5 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.02%) CLARiiON
7 5 (0.85%) IVR
7 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 5 (0.85%) EqualLogic
7 5 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 5 (0.85%) Celerra
7 5 (0.85%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.68%) DataPower
9 3 (0.51%) FMCG
9 3 (0.51%) User Experience
9 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 90 (15.36%) Windows
2 45 (7.68%) Solaris
3 30 (5.12%) Windows 7
4 29 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (4.95%) UNIX
5 25 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (4.27%) AIX
6 19 (3.24%) HPUX
7 18 (3.07%) Linux
8 16 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.05%) zOS
10 9 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.37%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.34%) Android
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (27.99%) Data Migration
2 89 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (10.58%) Project Management
4 46 (7.85%) ETL
5 45 (7.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (5.80%) Business Analysis
7 31 (5.29%) Validation
8 29 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (4.44%) Change Management
9 26 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
10 22 (3.75%) Test Management
11 21 (3.58%) Incident Management
11 21 (3.58%) Target Operating Model
12 20 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (3.24%) Data Analysis
14 17 (2.90%) Analytics
15 15 (2.56%) Data Modelling
16 14 (2.39%) PRINCE2
16 14 (2.39%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (2.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 76 (12.97%) SQL
2 20 (3.41%) Java
3 17 (2.90%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.71%) VB
7 7 (1.19%) VBA
8 5 (0.85%) PHP
8 5 (0.85%) C#
9 4 (0.68%) Perl
9 4 (0.68%) VBScript
9 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.68%) Jython
10 2 (0.34%) R
10 2 (0.34%) C
11 1 (0.17%) COBOL
11 1 (0.17%) sed
11 1 (0.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 35 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 28 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.73%) ISEB
5 8 (1.37%) MCSE
6 7 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.02%) Degree
8 5 (0.85%) MCP
8 5 (0.85%) CCNP
8 5 (0.85%) CCNA
9 4 (0.68%) MCSA
9 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.51%) MCITP
10 3 (0.51%) CCIE
11 2 (0.34%) PMP
11 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.34%) ACCA
11 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.34%) MCDST
11 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.10%) QA
2 11 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 39 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 15 (2.56%) Veritas File System
5 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.02%) vSphere
7 5 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.68%) XenApp
8 4 (0.68%) SRDF
9 3 (0.51%) Xen
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.71%) SCCM
3 6 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.85%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.68%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.51%) SCOM
6 3 (0.51%) Legato
6 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.34%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.34%) Puppet
7 2 (0.34%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.17%) Opsview
8 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 58 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.68%) Oracle
3 29 (4.95%) EMC
4 25 (4.27%) Citrix
4 25 (4.27%) VMware
5 23 (3.92%) Veritas
6 19 (3.24%) HP
7 14 (2.39%) Cisco
8 13 (2.22%) IBM
9 12 (2.05%) SAP
10 9 (1.54%) CA
11 8 (1.37%) Informatica
12 7 (1.19%) Vignette
13 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.02%) Remedy
13 6 (1.02%) BT
13 6 (1.02%) F5
13 6 (1.02%) Dell Compellent
14 3 (0.51%) Teradata
14 3 (0.51%) CheckPoint
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