The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 11 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 1 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.86% 28.99% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 35.71% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 4
Average daily rate
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- £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
- +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -33.01%
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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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 80.00% 81.16% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 28
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the West Lothian region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the West Lothian region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Migration
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects