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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 17 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Migration 211 156 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.88% 6.90% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 9.64% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 82 61
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£375 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -43.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £17.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -26.36%
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
2056 1618 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.77% 71.53% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 812 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -1 118 £389 +0.97% 7
Glasgow +23 70 £338 +3.84% 6
Renfrewshire -12 3 £500 -
Fife -2 1 - -
Stirling -13 1 £400 -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Perthshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 172 (40.57%) Finance
2 126 (29.72%) Data Migration
3 118 (27.83%) Banking
4 88 (20.75%) SQL
5 81 (19.10%) Windows
6 58 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (13.68%) Oracle
6 58 (13.68%) Retail
7 48 (11.32%) Project Management
8 43 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 42 (9.91%) ETL
10 34 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (7.78%) Change Management
12 32 (7.55%) Retail Banking
13 31 (7.31%) SQL Server
14 28 (6.60%) MS Excel
14 28 (6.60%) Business Analysis
15 27 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (6.37%) PRINCE2
15 27 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (6.37%) VMware
16 26 (6.13%) Active Directory
17 24 (5.66%) SAN
17 24 (5.66%) PL/SQL
17 24 (5.66%) Windows 7
18 23 (5.42%) Data Cleansing
18 23 (5.42%) Data Analysis
18 23 (5.42%) Linux
19 21 (4.95%) Java
19 21 (4.95%) Business Intelligence

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.30%) SAS
4 11 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.36%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.89%) Lync
7 8 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.65%) IIS
8 7 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.24%) CICS
13 1 (0.24%) JBoss
13 1 (0.24%) FileNet
Applications
1 28 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.83%) MS Office
3 9 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Project
4 4 (0.94%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.42%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.94%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.24%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.66%) SAN
2 11 (2.59%) Firewall
3 10 (2.36%) WAN
3 10 (2.36%) LAN
4 8 (1.89%) NAS
5 6 (1.42%) DNS
5 6 (1.42%) DHCP
6 5 (1.18%) SMTP
6 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.18%) Intranet
6 5 (1.18%) VLAN
6 5 (1.18%) Network Security
7 4 (0.94%) Extranet
8 3 (0.71%) VPN
8 3 (0.71%) DMZ
8 3 (0.71%) MPLS
8 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.47%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.47%) Internet
9 2 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.25%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (0.94%) QlikView
8 4 (0.94%) DB2
8 4 (0.94%) OLAP
9 3 (0.71%) Big Data
9 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.71%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
10 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%) Grunt
4 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.24%) Bower
4 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.24%) Ant
4 1 (0.24%) ERwin
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.24%) LSMW
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 172 (40.57%) Finance
2 118 (27.83%) Banking
3 58 (13.68%) Retail
4 32 (7.55%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.94%) Back Office
7 3 (0.71%) Front Office
7 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 132 (31.13%) Analyst
2 72 (16.98%) Project Manager
3 54 (12.74%) Business Analyst
4 45 (10.61%) Data Analyst
5 43 (10.14%) Developer
6 36 (8.49%) Consultant
7 23 (5.42%) Architect
8 15 (3.54%) DBA
8 15 (3.54%) Administrator
8 15 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (3.07%) Test Analyst
9 13 (3.07%) Data Migration Analyst
10 12 (2.83%) Oracle Developer
11 11 (2.59%) Data Manager
12 9 (2.12%) Data Migration Project Manager
12 9 (2.12%) SharePoint Developer
13 8 (1.89%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (1.89%) IT Project Manager
14 7 (1.65%) Senior Manager
14 7 (1.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.54%) HTML
2 14 (3.30%) Web Services
3 11 (2.59%) CSS
3 11 (2.59%) .NET
4 6 (1.42%) Hibernate
4 6 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.42%) Middleware
4 6 (1.42%) DHTML
4 6 (1.42%) JSP
4 6 (1.42%) Servlets
4 6 (1.42%) EJB
4 6 (1.42%) XML
4 6 (1.42%) XSL
5 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.18%) jQuery
5 5 (1.18%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.71%) Flash
8 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.83%) Replication
3 9 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 4 (0.94%) Credit Risk
5 4 (0.94%) Reference Data
5 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.94%) IVR
6 3 (0.71%) PMI
6 3 (0.71%) NHS
6 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.71%) iSeries
6 3 (0.71%) Social Media
7 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.47%) Derivative
7 2 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 81 (19.10%) Windows
2 27 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 23 (5.42%) Linux
5 19 (4.48%) Solaris
6 16 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.30%) UNIX
8 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.12%) AIX
10 8 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.65%) HPUX
11 7 (1.65%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.42%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.47%) zOS
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.72%) Data Migration
2 58 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (11.32%) Project Management
4 42 (9.91%) ETL
5 33 (7.78%) Change Management
6 28 (6.60%) Business Analysis
7 27 (6.37%) PRINCE2
8 23 (5.42%) Data Cleansing
8 23 (5.42%) Data Analysis
9 21 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (4.48%) Data Mapping
11 17 (4.01%) Data Modelling
12 15 (3.54%) Validation
12 15 (3.54%) Investment Management
13 14 (3.30%) Asset Management
13 14 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (3.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (2.83%) Data Management
14 12 (2.83%) ITIL
14 12 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.75%) SQL
2 24 (5.66%) PL/SQL
3 21 (4.95%) Java
4 15 (3.54%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.30%) C#
6 13 (3.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.65%) VB
7 7 (1.65%) VBA
8 4 (0.94%) C
9 3 (0.71%) ABAP
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.47%) VBScript
10 2 (0.47%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (2.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.65%) Degree
5 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.18%) PMP
6 5 (1.18%) ISEB
7 4 (0.94%) MCSE
8 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.71%) MCITP
8 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.24%) VCAP
10 1 (0.24%) CCIE
10 1 (0.24%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.01%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.94%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.71%) SRDF
7 2 (0.47%) vSphere
7 2 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.47%) XenApp
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.47%) NFS
7 2 (0.47%) GPFS
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) Samba
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.59%) SCCM
2 9 (2.12%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.94%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.71%) Legato
5 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (13.68%) Oracle
2 43 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.37%) VMware
4 20 (4.72%) HP
4 20 (4.72%) EMC
5 15 (3.54%) Veritas
6 12 (2.83%) IBM
7 11 (2.59%) SAP
8 10 (2.36%) Informatica
8 10 (2.36%) Lotus
9 9 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.12%) Sybase
9 9 (2.12%) Teradata
10 8 (1.89%) Cognos
11 5 (1.18%) Cisco
11 5 (1.18%) Genesys
12 4 (0.94%) RIMES
12 4 (0.94%) Polycom
12 4 (0.94%) Altiris
12 4 (0.94%) Symantec
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