The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 17 23 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Migration 73 55 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.93% 7.02% 16.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.81% 9.43% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 45
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£375 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £274 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.78 £30.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.69% -23.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.07 £20.00 £18.45
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +8.40%
Migration
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
744 583 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.87% 74.36% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 308 237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 18 £394 -35.97% 2
Chester -7 12 £325 +18.18%
Knutsford +3 6 £464 +71.85%
Runcorn +8 5 £465 -
Sandbach - 1 £400 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £375 -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 40 (32.79%) Finance
2 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
3 34 (27.87%) Windows
4 32 (26.23%) Data Migration
5 25 (20.49%) Project Management
6 19 (15.57%) VMware
7 15 (12.30%) CRM
8 14 (11.48%) SQL
8 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (10.66%) Local Government
9 13 (10.66%) Oracle
9 13 (10.66%) WAN
9 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.84%) HP
11 11 (9.02%) Active Directory
11 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
11 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.02%) PowerShell
11 11 (9.02%) Business Analysis
11 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (8.20%) Data Management
12 10 (8.20%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
13 9 (7.38%) Citrix
13 9 (7.38%) Banking
13 9 (7.38%) Retail
13 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
1 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.10%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.28%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) JBoss
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.64%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.82%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.82%) CICS
6 1 (0.82%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
1 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) WAN
2 8 (6.56%) DNS
3 7 (5.74%) SAN
4 5 (4.10%) MPLS
5 4 (3.28%) Firewall
5 4 (3.28%) NAS
5 4 (3.28%) LAN
6 3 (2.46%) DHCP
7 2 (1.64%) SSL
7 2 (1.64%) VPN
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.82%) Internet
8 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) Big Data
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.46%) MS Access
7 2 (1.64%) DTS
7 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.82%) MySQL
8 1 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.46%) TestComplete
3 2 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.82%) NUnit
4 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 40 (32.79%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Local Government
3 9 (7.38%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Retail
4 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.74%) Billing
6 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (21.31%) Architect
2 20 (16.39%) Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Consultant
4 16 (13.11%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.02%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Oracle Consultant
6 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Data Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Payroll Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Telecoms Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Project Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) .NET
1 6 (4.92%) Middleware
2 3 (2.46%) J2EE
3 2 (1.64%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.64%) Spring
3 2 (1.64%) JSF
4 1 (0.82%) JNDI
4 1 (0.82%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.82%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.82%) jQuery
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.82%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.82%) JDBC
4 1 (0.82%) JSP
4 1 (0.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.82%) Flash
4 1 (0.82%) JMS
4 1 (0.82%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.10%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.28%) Replication
6 3 (2.46%) NHS
6 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) PKI
7 2 (1.64%) SCORM
8 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.87%) Windows
2 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) Data Migration
2 25 (20.49%) Project Management
3 15 (12.30%) CRM
4 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.02%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.20%) Data Management
6 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.74%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (5.74%) ITIL
8 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.92%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.92%) Data Architecture
10 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.10%) Change Control
10 5 (4.10%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (4.10%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 11 (9.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.10%) C
3 5 (4.10%) Java
4 3 (2.46%) VBA
5 1 (0.82%) PL/1
5 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) PMP
3 7 (5.74%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.28%) Degree
6 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.46%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) MCP
7 2 (1.64%) MCSE
8 1 (0.82%) CCNP
8 1 (0.82%) CCNA
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) GAAP
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.46%) XenApp
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) SCCM
2 4 (3.28%) OpenView
3 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) VMware
3 13 (10.66%) Oracle
4 12 (9.84%) HP
5 9 (7.38%) Citrix
6 6 (4.92%) NetApp
6 6 (4.92%) IBM
7 5 (4.10%) Lotus
7 5 (4.10%) EMC
8 4 (3.28%) Veritas
8 4 (3.28%) Veeam
9 2 (1.64%) Websense
9 2 (1.64%) Tableau
9 2 (1.64%) Talend
9 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.64%) Juniper
9 2 (1.64%) CA
10 1 (0.82%) SAP
10 1 (0.82%) Cisco
10 1 (0.82%) Sun
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