The first table below looks at the demand for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 26 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Migration 153 173 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.62% 6.96% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 10.23% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 51 58
Average daily rate £410 £388 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.60 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-28.08% -0.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 1691 1963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.26% 68.05% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 672 740
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Migration
South East

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 54 £423 +7.30% 4
Bracknell -5 29 £375 +7.14%
Slough +7 14 £418 +5.69%
Maidenhead 0 12 £333 -3.62% 2
Newbury -4 6 £430 +14.66%
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Migration
South East

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 98 (27.22%) Data Migration
2 80 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 68 (18.89%) Windows
3 68 (18.89%) Finance
4 61 (16.94%) Telecoms
5 58 (16.11%) Project Management
6 53 (14.72%) ETL
7 52 (14.44%) SQL
8 49 (13.61%) SQL Server
8 49 (13.61%) Security Cleared
9 38 (10.56%) SAP
9 38 (10.56%) Active Directory
10 37 (10.28%) SC Cleared
11 35 (9.72%) Oracle
12 34 (9.44%) MS Excel
12 34 (9.44%) Data Modelling
13 32 (8.89%) Informatica
13 32 (8.89%) CRM
13 32 (8.89%) Data Management
14 31 (8.61%) SharePoint
15 26 (7.22%) MS Exchange
16 25 (6.94%) Validation
16 25 (6.94%) Master Data Management
17 24 (6.67%) Data Analysis
18 23 (6.39%) Marketing
18 23 (6.39%) Data Cleansing
18 23 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (6.11%) Cisco
19 22 (6.11%) PRINCE2
19 22 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 31 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.22%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.33%) Lync
5 11 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.22%) CMS
8 7 (1.94%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.67%) Apache
9 6 (1.67%) Magnolia
10 5 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.39%) IIS
10 5 (1.39%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.11%) Zimbra
12 3 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.83%) SAS
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.06%) MS Office
3 8 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.83%) MS Project
5 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.22%) SAP CRM
2 8 (2.22%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.67%) SAP MM
3 6 (1.67%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.11%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.56%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.28%) Line 50
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.78%) Office 365
2 3 (0.83%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.56%) Force.com
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) WAN
2 13 (3.61%) LAN
2 13 (3.61%) Wireless
3 12 (3.33%) Intranet
4 11 (3.06%) Firewall
5 9 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 8 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.22%) ATM
6 8 (2.22%) MPLS
6 8 (2.22%) DSL
6 8 (2.22%) xDSL
7 7 (1.94%) 4G
7 7 (1.94%) Internet
8 6 (1.67%) SAN
8 6 (1.67%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.67%) OSPF
8 6 (1.67%) BGP
8 6 (1.67%) Frame Relay
8 6 (1.67%) ADSL
8 6 (1.67%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.94%) MS Access
6 7 (1.94%) OLAP
7 6 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.39%) QlikView
8 5 (1.39%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.11%) DB2
9 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (3.06%) LSMW
2 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.11%) Ant
4 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.56%) Hudson
4 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.56%) Maven
4 2 (0.56%) ERwin
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 68 (18.89%) Finance
2 61 (16.94%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.39%) Marketing
4 18 (5.00%) French Language
5 17 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.17%) Billing
7 12 (3.33%) Banking
8 11 (3.06%) German Language
8 11 (3.06%) Italian Language
8 11 (3.06%) Spanish Language
9 10 (2.78%) Retail
10 7 (1.94%) Publishing
11 5 (1.39%) Automotive
11 5 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.56%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (18.89%) Architect
2 54 (15.00%) Consultant
3 52 (14.44%) Analyst
4 35 (9.72%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.94%) Developer
6 18 (5.00%) Data Manager
7 17 (4.72%) Data Analyst
8 15 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (4.17%) Data Migration Manager
9 14 (3.89%) Data Consultant
10 13 (3.61%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
11 12 (3.33%) Release Manager
11 12 (3.33%) Data Migration Consultant
12 11 (3.06%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
12 11 (3.06%) SAP Data Consultant
13 10 (2.78%) Deployment Analyst
13 10 (2.78%) Data Migration Analyst
14 9 (2.50%) Test Manager
14 9 (2.50%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.89%) .NET
2 8 (2.22%) Web Services
2 8 (2.22%) BAPI
3 7 (1.94%) HTML
4 6 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.67%) XML
4 6 (1.67%) MDX
5 5 (1.39%) ODBC
6 4 (1.11%) SAML
6 4 (1.11%) Middleware
6 4 (1.11%) JSP
6 4 (1.11%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.83%) SOAP
7 3 (0.83%) J2EE
8 2 (0.56%) CSS
8 2 (0.56%) EDI
8 2 (0.56%) JMS
8 2 (0.56%) XSLT
8 2 (0.56%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.83%) Replication
2 10 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.22%) Data Conversion
4 7 (1.94%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.39%) Copywriting
6 5 (1.39%) AS400
7 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.11%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.83%) CMDB
8 3 (0.83%) Blog
8 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.83%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) Firmware
9 2 (0.56%) PMI
9 2 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.56%) PKI
9 2 (0.56%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.89%) Windows
2 20 (5.56%) UNIX
3 16 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.89%) Windows 7
4 14 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (3.61%) Linux
6 10 (2.78%) Solaris
7 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.83%) HPUX
11 2 (0.56%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.28%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.22%) Data Migration
2 58 (16.11%) Project Management
3 53 (14.72%) ETL
4 34 (9.44%) Data Modelling
5 32 (8.89%) CRM
5 32 (8.89%) Data Management
6 25 (6.94%) Validation
6 25 (6.94%) Master Data Management
7 24 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 23 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (6.39%) Data Cleansing
9 22 (6.11%) PRINCE2
9 22 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (5.56%) Data Architecture
11 15 (4.17%) Business Analysis
12 14 (3.89%) ITIL
12 14 (3.89%) Test Scripting
12 14 (3.89%) Analytics
13 13 (3.61%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.44%) SQL
2 19 (5.28%) T-SQL
2 19 (5.28%) Java
3 12 (3.33%) C
4 10 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.94%) C#
5 7 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.11%) VBA
8 3 (0.83%) VB
9 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.56%) ABAP
9 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.56%) RPG
9 2 (0.56%) SAPscript
9 2 (0.56%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) Perl
10 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 49 (13.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.11%) Degree
4 13 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.22%) CCNA
7 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.67%) BC Cleared
8 5 (1.39%) CCNP
8 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.11%) CCSP
9 4 (1.11%) MCTS
10 3 (0.83%) PMP
10 3 (0.83%) CCIP
11 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.56%) MCITP
12 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.06%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) SLA
3 5 (1.39%) TickIT
4 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 38 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.11%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.83%) NFS
6 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.56%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 17 (4.72%) SCCM
2 6 (1.67%) SCOM
2 6 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.56%) Puppet
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Storage Server
6 2 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 80 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.56%) SAP
3 35 (9.72%) Oracle
4 32 (8.89%) Informatica
5 22 (6.11%) Cisco
6 20 (5.56%) VMware
7 17 (4.72%) IBM
8 12 (3.33%) Business Objects
8 12 (3.33%) Citrix
9 8 (2.22%) Sun
10 7 (1.94%) Cognos
10 7 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.67%) HP
12 5 (1.39%) JBoss
12 5 (1.39%) CA
12 5 (1.39%) Endeca
12 5 (1.39%) Lotus
13 4 (1.11%) Ab Initio
13 4 (1.11%) Google
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