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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 19 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 210 173 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.80% 6.87% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 10.06% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 70 84
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£386 £406 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £178 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -23.91%
Migration
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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
1974 1719 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.27% 68.30% 67.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 847 831
Average daily rate £380 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 59 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +7 128 £425 -2.85% 7
Glasgow +14 56 £325 +62.50% 11
Aberdeen +6 4 £398 +10.41%
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Migration
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 174 (44.27%) Finance
2 109 (27.74%) Banking
3 106 (26.97%) Data Migration
4 65 (16.54%) SQL
4 65 (16.54%) Windows
5 60 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (14.25%) Oracle
7 51 (12.98%) Retail
8 48 (12.21%) Project Management
9 39 (9.92%) Microsoft
10 36 (9.16%) Retail Banking
11 35 (8.91%) ETL
12 33 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (7.89%) Windows 7
14 30 (7.63%) PRINCE2
15 26 (6.62%) Active Directory
16 25 (6.36%) Business Analysis
17 24 (6.11%) SQL Server
18 23 (5.85%) PL/SQL
18 23 (5.85%) SharePoint
18 23 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (5.85%) Asset Management
18 23 (5.85%) Data Cleansing
19 22 (5.60%) Data Management
20 21 (5.34%) MS Excel
20 21 (5.34%) HP
20 21 (5.34%) Data Modelling
21 20 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
21 20 (5.09%) Change Management
22 19 (4.83%) Business Intelligence

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.07%) IBM Notes
4 13 (3.31%) SAS
5 11 (2.80%) Lync
6 10 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.76%) CMS
10 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) IIS
11 2 (0.51%) Documentum
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Applications
1 21 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.80%) MS Project
3 9 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.78%) MS Office
5 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.54%) Markit EDM
3 8 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.27%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.25%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.25%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.04%) SMTP
2 7 (1.78%) LAN
2 7 (1.78%) WAN
3 6 (1.53%) SAN
4 5 (1.27%) Intranet
4 5 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.27%) Firewall
5 4 (1.02%) Network Security
6 3 (0.76%) DMZ
6 3 (0.76%) DHCP
6 3 (0.76%) ATM
6 3 (0.76%) DNS
6 3 (0.76%) MPLS
6 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.76%) VLAN
6 3 (0.76%) NAS
7 2 (0.51%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.51%) Wireless
8 1 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.29%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (1.27%) QlikView
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.76%) OLAP
11 3 (0.76%) MS Access
12 2 (0.51%) Big Data
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.51%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.51%) MSI
2 2 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.25%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.25%) Ant
3 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.25%) ERwin
3 1 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 174 (44.27%) Finance
2 109 (27.74%) Banking
3 51 (12.98%) Retail
4 36 (9.16%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.78%) Back Office
7 5 (1.27%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Front Office
9 2 (0.51%) German Language
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 116 (29.52%) Analyst
2 73 (18.58%) Project Manager
3 55 (13.99%) Business Analyst
4 39 (9.92%) Developer
5 32 (8.14%) Consultant
6 20 (5.09%) Data Analyst
7 17 (4.33%) Architect
8 14 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (3.31%) Senior Manager
10 12 (3.05%) Programme Manager
11 11 (2.80%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.54%) Banking Business Analyst
12 10 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (2.29%) SharePoint Developer
14 8 (2.04%) Messaging Analyst
14 8 (2.04%) SQL Developer
14 8 (2.04%) Data Migration Analyst
14 8 (2.04%) Test Analyst
15 7 (1.78%) Systems Analyst
15 7 (1.78%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.31%) Web Services
2 12 (3.05%) HTML
3 11 (2.80%) CSS
4 10 (2.54%) XML
5 9 (2.29%) XSL
5 9 (2.29%) .NET
6 8 (2.04%) Hibernate
6 8 (2.04%) DHTML
6 8 (2.04%) JSP
6 8 (2.04%) Servlets
6 8 (2.04%) EJB
7 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (1.02%) jQuery
7 4 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.76%) EDI
8 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (0.51%) REST
9 2 (0.51%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.51%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.54%) Replication
3 6 (1.53%) IVR
4 5 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.02%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.02%) PMI
6 3 (0.76%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.51%) Social Media
7 2 (0.51%) iSeries
7 2 (0.51%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.51%) AS400
7 2 (0.51%) NHS
7 2 (0.51%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.25%) User Experience
8 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.54%) Windows
2 31 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 15 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.54%) Linux
5 7 (1.78%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.78%) UNIX
6 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.27%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.27%) Solaris
7 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.97%) Data Migration
2 60 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (12.21%) Project Management
4 35 (8.91%) ETL
5 30 (7.63%) PRINCE2
6 25 (6.36%) Business Analysis
7 23 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (5.85%) Asset Management
7 23 (5.85%) Data Cleansing
8 22 (5.60%) Data Management
9 21 (5.34%) Data Modelling
10 20 (5.09%) Change Management
11 19 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (4.33%) Data Analysis
13 16 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (3.82%) Workflow
14 15 (3.82%) Wealth Management
14 15 (3.82%) Data Mapping
14 15 (3.82%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (16.54%) SQL
2 23 (5.85%) PL/SQL
3 18 (4.58%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.82%) Java
5 14 (3.56%) VB
5 14 (3.56%) VBA
6 12 (3.05%) C#
7 9 (2.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.27%) C
9 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.02%) ABAP
10 3 (0.76%) VBScript
10 3 (0.76%) VB6
11 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) Perl
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.53%) Degree
4 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.02%) CIMA
5 4 (1.02%) ACCA
5 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.02%) PMP
6 3 (0.76%) MCSE
7 2 (0.51%) VCAP
7 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.51%) CFA
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.76%) vSphere
4 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.51%) vCloud
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.51%) GPFS
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.25%) Samba
6 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.80%) SCCM
3 8 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (14.25%) Oracle
2 39 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.34%) HP
4 16 (4.07%) Lotus
5 15 (3.82%) VMware
6 12 (3.05%) Sybase
7 10 (2.54%) IBM
7 10 (2.54%) Informatica
8 9 (2.29%) Genesys
8 9 (2.29%) Cisco
8 9 (2.29%) Teradata
9 8 (2.04%) SAP
9 8 (2.04%) Citrix
10 7 (1.78%) MobileIron
11 6 (1.53%) BI-SAM
12 5 (1.27%) Dell
12 5 (1.27%) Cognos
12 5 (1.27%) Symantec
13 4 (1.02%) Polycom
13 4 (1.02%) Altiris
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