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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration
UK / Scotland
Rank 23 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5  
Contract jobs citing Migration 119 274 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.78% 10.59% 8.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 12.70% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 180 146
Median daily rate £400 £421 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +16.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.43 £13.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -89.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +9.37% -14.66%  

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 1471 2157 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.35% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1208 1275
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -11 67 £425 -5.55% 2
Glasgow +4 40 £400 +23.07% 4
West Lothian -6 3 £363 -3.33%
Highlands -2 1 £110 -
Dundee -4 1 £338 +237.50%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 1
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 79 (32.24%) Finance
2 76 (31.02%) Data Migration
3 51 (20.82%) Microsoft
4 45 (18.37%) Banking
5 43 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (15.92%) Windows
7 38 (15.51%) SQL
8 36 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.43%) Active Directory
9 28 (11.43%) Retail
9 28 (11.43%) Office 365
10 24 (9.80%) Retail Banking
11 23 (9.39%) SQL Server
12 22 (8.98%) Oracle
13 21 (8.57%) Project Management
14 19 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (7.35%) PowerShell
16 17 (6.94%) ETL
16 17 (6.94%) VMware
17 15 (6.12%) TDD
17 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (5.31%) Windows 7
18 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (5.31%) SCCM
18 13 (5.31%) DNS
18 13 (5.31%) SAP
18 13 (5.31%) Java
19 12 (4.90%) ITIL
19 12 (4.90%) DHCP
19 12 (4.90%) SharePoint

Migration
Top Related 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 12 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.27%) GeoServer
4 7 (2.86%) SAS
5 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.82%) CMS
7 2 (0.82%) Confluence
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.27%) MS Office
3 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.63%) EngageOne
5 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) SAP BPC
1 4 (1.63%) SAP MII
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.82%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.43%) Office 365
2 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.04%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.22%) IaaS
5 3 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.31%) DNS
2 12 (4.90%) DHCP
3 10 (4.08%) Skype
4 8 (3.27%) WAN
5 5 (2.04%) Firewall
5 5 (2.04%) VoIP
6 4 (1.63%) Intranet
6 4 (1.63%) PABX
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.82%) FWSM
8 2 (0.82%) Internet
9 1 (0.41%) BGP
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.41%) HTTP
9 1 (0.41%) MPLS
9 1 (0.41%) OSPF
9 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.27%) Big Data
4 5 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.04%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.63%) MaxDB
5 4 (1.63%) QlikView
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.22%) GIS
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.22%) QGIS
6 3 (1.22%) Spatial Data
7 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Cucumber
1 11 (4.49%) JIRA
1 11 (4.49%) Maven
2 10 (4.08%) Gradle
3 8 (3.27%) JBehave
4 5 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.63%) NWDI
5 4 (1.63%) Subversion
6 3 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.82%) JUnit
7 2 (0.82%) Mockito
7 2 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 79 (32.24%) Finance
2 45 (18.37%) Banking
3 28 (11.43%) Retail
4 24 (9.80%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.45%) Law
6 5 (2.04%) Legal
7 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (28.57%) Analyst
2 36 (14.69%) Project Manager
3 30 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.20%) Developer
5 20 (8.16%) Architect
6 16 (6.53%) Migration Analyst
7 15 (6.12%) Consultant
8 12 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.08%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.08%) Technical Architect
10 7 (2.86%) Administrator
10 7 (2.86%) Functional Analyst
10 7 (2.86%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (2.86%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (2.45%) Exchange Specialist
11 6 (2.45%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.45%) Migration Manager
12 5 (2.04%) Email Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.49%) PostGIS
2 8 (3.27%) AngularJS
2 8 (3.27%) Leaflet
2 8 (3.27%) OpenLayers
3 7 (2.86%) Web Services
4 6 (2.45%) .NET
5 4 (1.63%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.63%) SAP Basis
6 3 (1.22%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.22%) Middleware
6 3 (1.22%) REST
6 3 (1.22%) Spring
7 2 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.82%) CSS
7 2 (0.82%) J2EE
7 2 (0.82%) JAX-RS
7 2 (0.82%) SOAP
8 1 (0.41%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.63%) CMDB
4 4 (1.63%) Replication
5 3 (1.22%) Clustering
5 3 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.82%) DataPower
6 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Licensing
6 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.92%) Windows
2 13 (5.31%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.45%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.63%) Unix
8 3 (1.22%) Linux
8 3 (1.22%) Solaris
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) HPUX
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.02%) Data Migration
2 43 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (8.57%) Project Management
5 19 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (6.94%) ETL
7 15 (6.12%) TDD
8 12 (4.90%) Asset Management
8 12 (4.90%) Business Analysis
8 12 (4.90%) ITIL
8 12 (4.90%) Scrum
9 11 (4.49%) BDD
10 10 (4.08%) Workflow
11 9 (3.67%) Change Management
12 8 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.27%) Information Assurance
12 8 (3.27%) Kanban
12 8 (3.27%) Open Source
12 8 (3.27%) Programme Management
12 8 (3.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.51%) SQL
2 18 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.31%) Java
4 9 (3.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.27%) Python
6 7 (2.86%) C#
7 6 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.22%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.22%) C
8 3 (1.22%) Perl
9 2 (0.82%) ABAP
9 2 (0.82%) JCL
9 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.82%) VBScript
10 1 (0.41%) C++
10 1 (0.41%) COBOL
10 1 (0.41%) Groovy
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) XPath
10 1 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.49%) Degree
3 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) CCNP
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.82%) ISEB
5 2 (0.82%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) APMP
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) CISSP
6 1 (0.41%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) Data Quality
1 6 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) FINREP
2 3 (1.22%) IFRS
2 3 (1.22%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) COREP
4 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.63%) XenApp
4 3 (1.22%) Docker
4 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.31%) SCCM
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.63%) SCOM
3 3 (1.22%) Ansible
3 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.22%) Puppet
4 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.82%) SnapMirror
4 2 (0.82%) vRealize
5 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 51 (20.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.98%) Oracle
3 17 (6.94%) VMware
4 13 (5.31%) SAP
5 9 (3.67%) Citrix
6 8 (3.27%) ESRI
7 7 (2.86%) Dell
7 7 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.45%) Cisco
9 5 (2.04%) TSYS
10 4 (1.63%) BMC
10 4 (1.63%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.63%) IBM
10 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.63%) Sybase
10 4 (1.63%) Teradata
11 3 (1.22%) Juniper
11 3 (1.22%) Remedy
12 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.82%) NetApp
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