The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Migration
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Migration 183 321 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.45% 10.92% 9.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 12.76% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 172 169
Median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.66% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £12.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 - £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -31.70% +20.58%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1783 2515 2469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.36% 85.57% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 1433 1286
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 65
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.92 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Scotland

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Scotland

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Scotland

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration 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 22 June 2017. 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 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 -6 109 £450 +9.09% 5
Glasgow +2 44 £420 +7.69% 1
Aberdeen -6 6 £476 - 3
Falkirk - 3 £250 -
West Lothian 0 2 £388 -3.00% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £310 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £100 -
Fife - 1 £220 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 99 (33.11%) Finance
2 73 (24.41%) Data Migration
3 60 (20.07%) Banking
4 55 (18.39%) SQL
5 51 (17.06%) Microsoft
6 43 (14.38%) Windows
7 39 (13.04%) Retail
7 39 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (11.71%) Retail Banking
8 35 (11.71%) Office 365
9 33 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (9.70%) Security Cleared
12 28 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (9.03%) SQL Server
14 26 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (8.36%) Web Services
16 24 (8.03%) System Integration Testing
17 22 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
17 22 (7.36%) .NET
17 22 (7.36%) Workflow
18 21 (7.02%) Oracle
19 20 (6.69%) C#
19 20 (6.69%) Regression Testing
19 20 (6.69%) SDLC
20 19 (6.35%) CSS
20 19 (6.35%) ERP
20 19 (6.35%) MS Exchange
20 19 (6.35%) Active Directory
21 18 (6.02%) Project Management

Migration
Co-occurring 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 19 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.69%) EPiServer
3 14 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.34%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.01%) SAS
6 6 (2.01%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.00%) Apache
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.67%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 22 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.67%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 16 (5.35%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.71%) Office 365
2 32 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.00%) IaaS
5 3 (1.00%) PaaS
6 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) SAN
1 6 (2.01%) Skype
1 6 (2.01%) WAN
2 5 (1.67%) VoIP
3 4 (1.34%) DNS
3 4 (1.34%) PABX
4 3 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.00%) DHCP
4 3 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.00%) Firewall
4 3 (1.00%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) LAN
4 3 (1.00%) Wireless
5 2 (0.67%) FWSM
6 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.67%) Big Data
7 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.00%) QlikView
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.67%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 13 (4.35%) gulp
1 13 (4.35%) Moq
1 13 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 13 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.67%) GitLab
3 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) NWDI
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 99 (33.11%) Finance
2 60 (20.07%) Banking
3 39 (13.04%) Retail
4 35 (11.71%) Retail Banking
5 14 (4.68%) Financial Institution
6 12 (4.01%) Local Government
7 6 (2.01%) Legal
8 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (24.41%) Analyst
2 39 (13.04%) Consultant
3 35 (11.71%) Project Manager
4 33 (11.04%) Business Analyst
5 32 (10.70%) Architect
6 18 (6.02%) Developer
6 18 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (5.02%) Implementation Consultant
8 13 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.01%) Business Consultant
9 12 (4.01%) Migration Analyst
10 11 (3.68%) Administrator
10 11 (3.68%) IT Trainer
10 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Trainer
10 11 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (3.68%) Trainer
11 10 (3.34%) Data Analyst
11 10 (3.34%) Migration Manager
12 9 (3.01%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (3.01%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.36%) Web Services
2 22 (7.36%) .NET
3 19 (6.35%) CSS
4 17 (5.69%) ASP.NET
5 16 (5.35%) .NET Framework
5 16 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (5.35%) Entity Framework
5 16 (5.35%) HTML
5 16 (5.35%) LINQ
5 16 (5.35%) XSLT
6 13 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.35%) jQuery
6 13 (4.35%) Modernizr
6 13 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (2.01%) Spring
7 6 (2.01%) Spring Boot
8 5 (1.67%) XML
9 2 (0.67%) CPAN
9 2 (0.67%) Java EE
9 2 (0.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (4.68%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.01%) Replication
3 6 (2.01%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (1.67%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.34%) Clustering
6 3 (1.00%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Licensing
7 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.33%) CMDB
8 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) iSeries
8 1 (0.33%) IVR
8 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.38%) Windows
2 15 (5.02%) Windows 7
3 13 (4.35%) Linux
4 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.34%) Unix
7 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.00%) Solaris
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) HPUX
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.41%) Data Migration
2 39 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (8.03%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (7.36%) Workflow
8 20 (6.69%) Regression Testing
8 20 (6.69%) SDLC
9 19 (6.35%) ERP
10 18 (6.02%) Project Management
11 17 (5.69%) Business Analysis
11 17 (5.69%) MVC
12 16 (5.35%) ETL
12 16 (5.35%) Integration Testing
12 16 (5.35%) Performance Testing
12 16 (5.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (5.02%) TDD
14 13 (4.35%) Data Analysis
15 10 (3.34%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.39%) SQL
2 20 (6.69%) C#
3 18 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.02%) Java
4 15 (5.02%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.01%) Perl
6 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.00%) C
7 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.00%) Python
7 3 (1.00%) VBScript
8 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.67%) JCL
8 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) ABAP
9 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.33%) COBOL
9 1 (0.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.67%) Degree
4 5 (1.67%) MCTS
5 4 (1.34%) ISEB
5 4 (1.34%) PMP
6 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) APMP
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.33%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.00%) PMO
2 3 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) IFRS
4 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.00%) Docker
4 3 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (3.68%) SCCM
2 7 (2.34%) Ansible
3 6 (2.01%) Puppet
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.34%) SCOM
5 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.00%) vMotion
6 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.67%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.67%) SnapMirror
6 2 (0.67%) vRealize
6 2 (0.67%) Xymon
7 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 51 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.02%) Oracle
3 15 (5.02%) VMware
4 9 (3.01%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.68%) SAP
6 7 (2.34%) Cisco
6 7 (2.34%) HP
7 5 (1.67%) Teradata
7 5 (1.67%) TSYS
8 4 (1.34%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.34%) IBM
9 3 (1.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.00%) Avaya
9 3 (1.00%) F5
9 3 (1.00%) Veeam
10 2 (0.67%) Infor
10 2 (0.67%) Informatica
10 2 (0.67%) Juniper
10 2 (0.67%) Lotus
10 2 (0.67%) NetApp
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