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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 11 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Migration 330 246 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.24% 8.31% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.59% 10.45% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 159 88
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.57 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.14 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.00% +3.65%
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
2428 2355 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.70% 79.59% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1247 1111
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 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 28 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 +4 181 £413 +6.45% 9
Glasgow +1 58 £350 -6.66% 2
Renfrewshire -1 51 £330 -3.64%
Aberdeen +9 4 - - 1
West Lothian +2 3 £398 +22.30%
Stirling - 3 - -
Moray - 2 £420 -
Dundee 0 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £450 -
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 259 (43.38%) Finance
2 171 (28.64%) Banking
3 133 (22.28%) Windows
4 132 (22.11%) Data Migration
5 103 (17.25%) Unix
6 98 (16.42%) Retail
6 98 (16.42%) PowerShell
7 96 (16.08%) SQL
8 92 (15.41%) Solaris
8 92 (15.41%) Microsoft
9 89 (14.91%) Security Cleared
10 87 (14.57%) Oracle
10 87 (14.57%) Retail Banking
11 85 (14.24%) Data Centre
12 84 (14.07%) Windows Server
13 72 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 69 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 68 (11.39%) Office 365
16 67 (11.22%) Active Directory
17 64 (10.72%) SC Cleared
18 61 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
19 58 (9.72%) SharePoint
20 57 (9.55%) Linux
20 57 (9.55%) Law
21 56 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (9.21%) Project Management
23 54 (9.05%) MS Excel
24 53 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
25 52 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
26 51 (8.54%) Veritas

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 58 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 48 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 42 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (7.04%) Skype for Business
4 40 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (4.52%) Office Communications Server
6 27 (4.52%) OpenStack
7 18 (3.02%) SAS
8 17 (2.85%) IIS
8 17 (2.85%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.68%) CMS
10 10 (1.68%) JBoss
11 9 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.17%) Drupal
12 7 (1.17%) Live Communications Server
13 6 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 54 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.17%) MS Project
4 6 (1.01%) MS Office
4 6 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.50%) Hi Portfolio
2 3 (0.50%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 68 (11.39%) Office 365
2 25 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.35%) PaaS
4 9 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.67%) 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 35 (5.86%) Skype
2 34 (5.70%) DNS
3 17 (2.85%) SAN
4 15 (2.51%) Firewall
4 15 (2.51%) WAN
5 12 (2.01%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.51%) DHCP
6 9 (1.51%) Kerberos
6 9 (1.51%) LAN
7 8 (1.34%) SSL
8 6 (1.01%) LDAP
9 5 (0.84%) Network Security
9 5 (0.84%) VPN
10 3 (0.50%) BGP
10 3 (0.50%) Internet
10 3 (0.50%) NAS
10 3 (0.50%) PBX
10 3 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (0.50%) X.21
11 2 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (5.86%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.69%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.51%) PowerCenter
5 8 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.17%) MySQL
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.01%) Informix
7 6 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.84%) Big Data
8 5 (0.84%) MS Access
8 5 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.50%) ObjectStore
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.84%) MSBuild
4 11 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.84%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.34%) ERwin
6 7 (1.17%) Ant
7 6 (1.01%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.84%) JIRA
8 5 (0.84%) NUnit
9 4 (0.67%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.67%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.67%) Subversion
10 3 (0.50%) Flyway
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.34%) Gradle
11 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 259 (43.38%) Finance
2 171 (28.64%) Banking
3 98 (16.42%) Retail
4 87 (14.57%) Retail Banking
5 57 (9.55%) Law
6 21 (3.52%) Legal
7 9 (1.51%) Back Office
8 5 (0.84%) Billing
8 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (16.92%) Analyst
2 72 (12.06%) Consultant
3 65 (10.89%) Project Manager
4 53 (8.88%) Developer
5 46 (7.71%) Business Analyst
6 45 (7.54%) Architect
7 35 (5.86%) Test Manager
8 33 (5.53%) Administrator
9 32 (5.36%) Migration Manager
10 22 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
10 22 (3.69%) Programme Manager
11 21 (3.52%) Unix Consultant
12 19 (3.18%) Migration Project Manager
12 19 (3.18%) Senior Manager
12 19 (3.18%) Solaris Consultant
13 18 (3.02%) Data Analyst
13 18 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (2.85%) Active Directory Engineer
14 17 (2.85%) IT Manager
14 17 (2.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.19%) .NET
2 19 (3.18%) Middleware
3 17 (2.85%) CSS
3 17 (2.85%) J2EE
3 17 (2.85%) XML
4 16 (2.68%) Spring
5 12 (2.01%) HTML
6 11 (1.84%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.68%) Web Services
8 9 (1.51%) XSLT
9 8 (1.34%) jQuery
9 8 (1.34%) REST
10 7 (1.17%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.84%) PostGIS
12 4 (0.67%) Apache CXF
12 4 (0.67%) JPA
12 4 (0.67%) JSF
12 4 (0.67%) RichFaces
13 3 (0.50%) JSP
14 2 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.24%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.20%) Clustering
4 25 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.01%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.84%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.84%) iPad
8 5 (0.84%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.84%) User Experience
9 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.67%) Equities
9 4 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.67%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.67%) Replication
9 4 (0.67%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.50%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 133 (22.28%) Windows
2 103 (17.25%) Unix
3 92 (15.41%) Solaris
4 84 (14.07%) Windows Server
5 69 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (9.55%) Linux
8 53 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (6.70%) AIX
10 27 (4.52%) HPUX
11 24 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (3.35%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.17%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.17%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (22.11%) Data Migration
2 72 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (9.21%) Project Management
5 52 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 41 (6.87%) Data Modelling
7 29 (4.86%) Analytics
7 29 (4.86%) ETL
7 29 (4.86%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.02%) Configuration Management
8 24 (4.02%) Data Analysis
9 23 (3.85%) Change Management
9 23 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (3.69%) DevOps
11 21 (3.52%) Business Analysis
12 20 (3.35%) Defect Management
12 20 (3.35%) Test Strategy
13 17 (2.85%) Data Management
14 16 (2.68%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (2.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.42%) PowerShell
2 96 (16.08%) SQL
3 38 (6.37%) C#
4 33 (5.53%) Java
5 27 (4.52%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.02%) Perl
7 14 (2.35%) Python
8 12 (2.01%) Ruby
9 11 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.51%) Bourne shell
11 9 (1.51%) C++
11 9 (1.51%) Korn
12 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.34%) VB
13 7 (1.17%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.17%) VBScript
14 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.50%) C
15 3 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 64 (10.72%) SC Cleared
3 45 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (6.70%) MCSE
5 30 (5.03%) Degree
6 16 (2.68%) ISEB
7 9 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.34%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.17%) MCSD
10 6 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.84%) CCNP
11 5 (0.84%) PMP
12 4 (0.67%) CISMP
12 4 (0.67%) CISSP
12 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.50%) CCDP
13 3 (0.50%) CCNA
13 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.50%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.18%) QA
3 8 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.67%) FATCA
6 4 (0.67%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 33 (5.53%) Veritas File System
3 33 (5.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 13 (2.18%) Docker
5 12 (2.01%) DFS Replication
5 12 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.84%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.17%) SRDF
8 6 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.50%) Brightmail
9 3 (0.50%) RACF
9 3 (0.50%) XenApp
9 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) UAG
10 1 (0.17%) vCloud
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (3.69%) SCCM
2 12 (2.01%) Ansible
3 11 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.84%) Puppet
4 8 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.17%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.84%) SCOM
8 4 (0.67%) QRadar
9 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) OpenView
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.17%) WSUS
10 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 92 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 87 (14.57%) Oracle
3 51 (8.54%) Veritas
4 45 (7.54%) HP
5 24 (4.02%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.69%) IronPort
7 20 (3.35%) VMware
8 18 (3.02%) IBM
9 17 (2.85%) SAP
10 16 (2.68%) Citrix
11 15 (2.51%) Splunk
12 14 (2.35%) EMC
13 13 (2.18%) Teradata
14 11 (1.84%) Informatica
15 10 (1.68%) CA
15 10 (1.68%) Cisco
16 7 (1.17%) Nintex
17 6 (1.01%) Juniper
17 6 (1.01%) ServiceNow
18 5 (0.84%) Sitecore
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