Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 393 331 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.80% 7.67% 9.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 9.19% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 238 310
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.18% +3.40%
10th Percentile £250 £279 £225
90th Percentile £524 £496 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 1 19
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £39.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.18% +215.79% +0.82%
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% +11.48% -12.86%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4239 3603 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.52% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2113 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 103
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.95 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 247 £400 - 11
Glasgow +10 89 £338 -12.90% 5
Aberdeen +2 14 £435 +34.36%
Renfrewshire +1 9 £328 -3.68%
Highlands - 7 £250 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £250 -
West Lothian +2 2 £306 -5.77%
South Lanarkshire -6 2 - -
East Ayrshire - 2 £225 -
Dundee +3 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £225 -
Strathclyde - 1 £215 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £100 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 124 (31.55%) Finance
2 114 (29.01%) Data Migration
3 110 (27.99%) Banking
4 64 (16.28%) Windows
4 64 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 60 (15.27%) Retail Banking
6 54 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (11.45%) Office 365
8 44 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (10.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (9.41%) Security Cleared
11 34 (8.65%) SQL
11 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (8.40%) SQL Server
12 33 (8.40%) PowerShell
13 32 (8.14%) Business Analysis
14 28 (7.12%) Oracle
14 28 (7.12%) MS Exchange
14 28 (7.12%) Active Directory
14 28 (7.12%) Project Management
15 25 (6.36%) SharePoint
15 25 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (6.36%) VMware
16 24 (6.11%) XML
16 24 (6.11%) Windows Server
17 23 (5.85%) Degree
18 21 (5.34%) ITIL
18 21 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (5.09%) PRINCE2
19 20 (5.09%) ETL

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 28 (7.12%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.82%) IIS
5 10 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.29%) SAS
7 8 (2.04%) JBoss
7 8 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.53%) Confluence
8 6 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.53%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.27%) Apache
10 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.27%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) FRx
6 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.45%) Office 365
2 18 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.51%) IaaS
5 2 (0.51%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Serverless
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.29%) Firewall
2 6 (1.53%) DNS
2 6 (1.53%) Internet
2 6 (1.53%) Intranet
3 5 (1.27%) DHCP
3 5 (1.27%) LAN
3 5 (1.27%) SAN
4 4 (1.02%) BIG-IP
4 4 (1.02%) LDAP
4 4 (1.02%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.02%) Skype
4 4 (1.02%) WAN
5 3 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.51%) Network Security
6 2 (0.51%) SMS
6 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.05%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.05%) PowerCenter
4 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.76%) Informix
8 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.76%) MySQL
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.76%) Power BI
8 3 (0.76%) QlikView
9 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 9 (2.29%) JIRA
2 8 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.76%) Maven
5 3 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.25%) ERwin
7 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.25%) MorphX
7 1 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.25%) XMLSpy
General
1 124 (31.55%) Finance
2 110 (27.99%) Banking
3 60 (15.27%) Retail Banking
4 11 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.76%) Front Office
7 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (35.88%) Analyst
2 63 (16.03%) Business Analyst
3 41 (10.43%) Consultant
4 34 (8.65%) Project Manager
4 34 (8.65%) Test Analyst
5 22 (5.60%) Migration Analyst
6 20 (5.09%) Developer
7 18 (4.58%) Architect
8 15 (3.82%) Data Analyst
9 14 (3.56%) IT Trainer
9 14 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (3.56%) Trainer
10 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Trainer
11 11 (2.80%) Informatica Developer
11 11 (2.80%) IT Manager
12 9 (2.29%) Administrator
12 9 (2.29%) Data Architect
13 8 (2.04%) IT Analyst
13 8 (2.04%) SAP Consultant
13 8 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.11%) XML
2 19 (4.83%) XSLT
3 12 (3.05%) SOAP
4 11 (2.80%) CSS
5 10 (2.54%) .NET
5 10 (2.54%) jQuery
6 9 (2.29%) Web Services
7 6 (1.53%) Middleware
8 4 (1.02%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.02%) Java EE
8 4 (1.02%) RESTful
9 3 (0.76%) HTML
9 3 (0.76%) HTML5
9 3 (0.76%) React
10 2 (0.51%) CPAN
10 2 (0.51%) EJB
10 2 (0.51%) JPA
10 2 (0.51%) Node.js
10 2 (0.51%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.31%) Credit Risk
3 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.78%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.27%) PKI
7 4 (1.02%) Derivative
7 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.02%) Equities
7 4 (1.02%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.02%) SCADA
8 3 (0.76%) EPoS
8 3 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) User Experience
9 2 (0.51%) DataPower
9 2 (0.51%) iSeries
9 2 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.28%) Windows
2 24 (6.11%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.07%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.31%) Linux
6 11 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.54%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.27%) Unix
12 2 (0.51%) Android
12 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (29.01%) Data Migration
2 54 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (10.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (8.14%) Business Analysis
6 28 (7.12%) Project Management
7 21 (5.34%) ITIL
8 20 (5.09%) Data Analysis
8 20 (5.09%) Data Integration
8 20 (5.09%) ETL
8 20 (5.09%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.33%) Workflow
10 13 (3.31%) Functional Testing
10 13 (3.31%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (3.05%) DevOps
11 12 (3.05%) High Availability
11 12 (3.05%) Scenario Testing
11 12 (3.05%) Test Scripting
12 11 (2.80%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.65%) SQL
2 33 (8.40%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.07%) Java
4 14 (3.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.04%) C#
6 7 (1.78%) C++
7 4 (1.02%) Perl
8 2 (0.51%) PHP
8 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.51%) Python
8 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.51%) X++
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) C
9 1 (0.25%) JCL
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.25%) VB
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
9 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.85%) Degree
3 19 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.80%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.29%) MCSE
7 8 (2.04%) PMP
8 7 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.27%) CISSP
9 5 (1.27%) ISEB
10 4 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.51%) CISM
11 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.09%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.78%) FATCA
2 7 (1.78%) SLA
3 6 (1.53%) GDPR
4 5 (1.27%) PMO
4 5 (1.27%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (1.02%) COBIT
5 4 (1.02%) GAMP
5 4 (1.02%) GMP
5 4 (1.02%) GxP
5 4 (1.02%) MiFID
6 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.51%) QA
7 1 (0.25%) IFRS
7 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.51%) Docker
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.25%) Squid
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.82%) SCCM
2 8 (2.04%) Ansible
3 4 (1.02%) Puppet
4 3 (0.76%) SCOM
4 3 (0.76%) WSUS
5 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.25%) Xymon
Vendors
1 64 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.12%) Oracle
3 25 (6.36%) VMware
4 14 (3.56%) Informatica
5 12 (3.05%) SAP
6 11 (2.80%) Teradata
7 9 (2.29%) HP
8 8 (2.04%) Citrix
8 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.78%) Cisco
9 7 (1.78%) IBM
9 7 (1.78%) Nintex
9 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.53%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.27%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.02%) F5
12 4 (1.02%) Lotus
12 4 (1.02%) Wonderware
13 3 (0.76%) Avaya
13 3 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB