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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 11 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 330 239 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.01% 8.66% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.56% 11.10% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 138 82
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.35 £11.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% -12.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +14.28%
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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
2627 2154 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.70% 78.07% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1096 864
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 191 £425 +6.11% 11
Glasgow +8 83 £375 +16.27% 7
Renfrewshire +15 11 £413 +34.36%
Fife +1 10 £275 -23.61%
West Lothian 0 10 £415 - 1
North Lanarkshire -1 7 - -
Highlands +7 6 £110 +10.00%
Aberdeen +6 4 - -
Lanarkshire -6 4 - -
Dundee -2 3 £350 - 1
Stirling +8 1 £420 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Migration
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 307 (52.03%) Finance
2 186 (31.53%) Banking
3 157 (26.61%) Data Migration
4 91 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (14.58%) Windows
5 86 (14.58%) Data Centre
6 83 (14.07%) Retail
7 82 (13.90%) SQL
8 76 (12.88%) Microsoft
9 65 (11.02%) Retail Banking
10 61 (10.34%) Project Management
11 58 (9.83%) Oracle
12 52 (8.81%) ETL
13 49 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 48 (8.14%) Solaris
15 42 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
17 36 (6.10%) Active Directory
18 35 (5.93%) SQL Server
19 33 (5.59%) MS Office
20 32 (5.42%) SharePoint
20 32 (5.42%) MS Excel
20 32 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (5.42%) Security Cleared
21 31 (5.25%) Business Analysis
21 31 (5.25%) UNIX
22 29 (4.92%) AIX
23 28 (4.75%) EMC
23 28 (4.75%) Windows 7
24 27 (4.58%) Non-Functional Testing

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.22%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (2.03%) CICS
3 12 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.36%) SAS
5 8 (1.36%) IIS
6 7 (1.19%) Documentum
6 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (1.19%) Captiva
6 7 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
7 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.85%) Lync
7 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.51%) JBoss
9 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (5.59%) MS Office
2 32 (5.42%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.85%) MS Project
6 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Agresso
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.34%) Endur
4 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.90%) SAN
2 17 (2.88%) Network Security
3 15 (2.54%) DNS
4 14 (2.37%) WAN
5 11 (1.86%) LAN
6 9 (1.53%) DHCP
7 8 (1.36%) LDAP
7 8 (1.36%) ADSL
7 8 (1.36%) PSTN
7 8 (1.36%) LLU
8 7 (1.19%) Firewall
8 7 (1.19%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.02%) SDH
9 6 (1.02%) ATM
10 5 (0.85%) VPN
10 5 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.85%) NAS
10 5 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.51%) CTI
11 3 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.03%) DB2
5 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.85%) PowerCenter
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Subversion
2 5 (0.85%) Toad
3 4 (0.68%) Introscope
3 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.34%) ERwin
4 2 (0.34%) MSI
4 2 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
General
1 307 (52.03%) Finance
2 186 (31.53%) Banking
3 83 (14.07%) Retail
4 65 (11.02%) Retail Banking
5 18 (3.05%) Law
5 18 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.86%) Back Office
7 9 (1.53%) Legal
8 8 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.36%) Advertising
9 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 185 (31.36%) Analyst
2 93 (15.76%) Business Analyst
3 74 (12.54%) Project Manager
4 52 (8.81%) Test Manager
5 44 (7.46%) Architect
6 38 (6.44%) Developer
7 36 (6.10%) Administrator
8 34 (5.76%) Consultant
9 23 (3.90%) Test Analyst
10 22 (3.73%) Data Analyst
11 19 (3.22%) Senior Manager
12 18 (3.05%) DBA
13 16 (2.71%) Banking Business Analyst
14 15 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
15 13 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (2.03%) Infrastructure Architect
17 10 (1.69%) Senior Test Manager
18 9 (1.53%) UNIX Administrator
18 9 (1.53%) Infrastructure Manager
18 9 (1.53%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.71%) CSS
1 16 (2.71%) Middleware
2 15 (2.54%) Web Services
2 15 (2.54%) HTML
3 7 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.02%) SOAP
5 5 (0.85%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.68%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.68%) Spring
6 4 (0.68%) Java EE
6 4 (0.68%) .NET
6 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.51%) JSP
7 3 (0.51%) Servlets
7 3 (0.51%) Flash
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Streams
7 3 (0.51%) JPA
7 3 (0.51%) RESTful
7 3 (0.51%) HTML5
8 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.05%) Clustering
4 16 (2.71%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.36%) LPAR
6 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.19%) CLARiiON
7 6 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.85%) IVR
8 5 (0.85%) EqualLogic
8 5 (0.85%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.85%) Celerra
9 3 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.51%) DataPower
9 3 (0.51%) Replication
10 2 (0.34%) GIS
10 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 86 (14.58%) Windows
2 48 (8.14%) Solaris
3 31 (5.25%) UNIX
4 29 (4.92%) AIX
5 28 (4.75%) Windows 7
6 26 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (3.73%) HPUX
8 21 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.05%) Linux
10 14 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (2.03%) zOS
12 9 (1.53%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.34%) Android
15 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (26.61%) Data Migration
2 91 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (10.34%) Project Management
4 52 (8.81%) ETL
5 49 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (5.25%) Business Analysis
8 27 (4.58%) Non-Functional Testing
9 25 (4.24%) Validation
9 25 (4.24%) Change Management
10 22 (3.73%) Data Modelling
11 21 (3.56%) Data Analysis
11 21 (3.56%) Analytics
12 18 (3.05%) Test Management
13 17 (2.88%) Incident Management
13 17 (2.88%) ITIL
13 17 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (2.71%) Target Operating Model
15 14 (2.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.90%) SQL
2 16 (2.71%) PL/SQL
2 16 (2.71%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.37%) Java
4 13 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.86%) VB
7 7 (1.19%) VBA
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%) PHP
10 2 (0.34%) C
10 2 (0.34%) R
11 1 (0.17%) sed
11 1 (0.17%) COBOL
11 1 (0.17%) Ruby
11 1 (0.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 32 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.71%) ISEB
5 11 (1.86%) MCSE
6 10 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.36%) CCNA
8 7 (1.19%) MCSA
9 5 (0.85%) MCP
9 5 (0.85%) CCNP
9 5 (0.85%) Degree
10 4 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.68%) ACSA
10 4 (0.68%) MCTS
10 4 (0.68%) MCITP
10 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.68%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.68%) CCENT
11 3 (0.51%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.73%) QA
2 10 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (2.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 15 (2.54%) Veritas File System
5 8 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.19%) vSphere
7 5 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.51%) Xen
8 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.51%) SRDF
9 2 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.17%) XenApp
10 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (3.22%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.69%) SCCM
3 8 (1.36%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.68%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.51%) SCOM
7 2 (0.34%) WSUS
7 2 (0.34%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.34%) Legato
7 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
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
Vendors
1 76 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.83%) Oracle
3 28 (4.75%) EMC
4 26 (4.41%) VMware
5 25 (4.24%) Veritas
5 25 (4.24%) Citrix
6 17 (2.88%) Cisco
7 16 (2.71%) IBM
7 16 (2.71%) HP
8 10 (1.69%) SAP
8 10 (1.69%) CA
9 8 (1.36%) Informatica
9 8 (1.36%) BT
10 7 (1.19%) Vignette
10 7 (1.19%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (1.02%) F5
11 6 (1.02%) Remedy
12 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.68%) Apple
13 4 (0.68%) Brocade
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