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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 5 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs citing Migration 144 44 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.30% 5.78% 10.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.82% 7.26% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 20 34
Average daily rate £450 £445 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +33.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £502 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.35 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.70% -57.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.35 £24.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.35 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.49
% change year-on-year
- -2.78%
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
765 606 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.30% 79.63% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 376 352
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 55 £500 +19.40% 11
Chester +4 15 £363 -17.14% 4
Macclesfield +1 11 £328 -32.82% 1
Knutsford +1 8 £488 -
Runcorn +4 3 £375 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (42.80%) Data Centre
2 53 (21.20%) Windows
3 52 (20.80%) Finance
4 41 (16.40%) VMware
4 41 (16.40%) Security Cleared
5 39 (15.60%) Microsoft
6 33 (13.20%) Citrix
7 31 (12.40%) Linux
8 29 (11.60%) IBM
9 27 (10.80%) FlexPod
10 25 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (9.60%) Solaris
11 24 (9.60%) Oracle
11 24 (9.60%) WAN
12 23 (9.20%) LAN
12 23 (9.20%) AIX
12 23 (9.20%) Banking
13 22 (8.80%) ITIL
14 21 (8.40%) HP
14 21 (8.40%) Active Directory
14 21 (8.40%) SC Cleared
15 20 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (8.00%) Data Migration
15 20 (8.00%) Network Design
16 19 (7.60%) NetApp
16 19 (7.60%) HPUX
17 18 (7.20%) SQL
18 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (6.80%) Hyper-V
19 16 (6.40%) Office 365

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (5.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.40%) IIS
5 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.60%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.20%) JBoss
6 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.80%) CMS
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Maximo
1 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) HFM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.40%) Office 365
2 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Taleo
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.60%) WAN
2 23 (9.20%) LAN
3 15 (6.00%) Internet
4 13 (5.20%) VLAN
5 10 (4.00%) DNS
5 10 (4.00%) Firewall
6 5 (2.00%) DHCP
7 4 (1.60%) BGP
7 4 (1.60%) FabricPath
7 4 (1.60%) IPsec
7 4 (1.60%) IPv4
7 4 (1.60%) IPv6
7 4 (1.60%) MPLS
7 4 (1.60%) Network Security
7 4 (1.60%) OSPF
7 4 (1.60%) SAN
7 4 (1.60%) TRILL
7 4 (1.60%) VPN
8 3 (1.20%) 2G
8 3 (1.20%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.60%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.80%) Ingres
6 2 (0.80%) MS Access
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.80%) TestComplete
2 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) MSI
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (20.80%) Finance
2 23 (9.20%) Banking
3 12 (4.80%) Local Government
4 6 (2.40%) Advertising
4 6 (2.40%) Retail
4 6 (2.40%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (35.60%) Architect
2 31 (12.40%) Consultant
3 28 (11.20%) Network Architect
4 25 (10.00%) Analyst
5 23 (9.20%) Technical Architect
6 19 (7.60%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (6.00%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.60%) Migration Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Data Centre Architect
11 10 (4.00%) Migration Architect
12 9 (3.60%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) Lead Architect
13 8 (3.20%) Data Architect
14 7 (2.80%) Data Centre Manager
14 7 (2.80%) Desktop Support
14 7 (2.80%) Developer
14 7 (2.80%) IT Architect
14 7 (2.80%) Java Consultant
14 7 (2.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.80%) .NET
2 11 (4.40%) Middleware
3 6 (2.40%) Spring
4 4 (1.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.20%) HTML5
5 3 (1.20%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.80%) jQuery
6 2 (0.80%) WCF
6 2 (0.80%) Web Services
7 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) EJB
7 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (42.80%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.80%) FlexPod
3 13 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.00%) Clustering
5 8 (3.20%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.60%) iSeries
6 4 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.20%) DLPAR
7 3 (1.20%) HACMP
7 3 (1.20%) HP Superdome
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) NHS
8 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) BYOD
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) LPAR
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.20%) Windows
2 31 (12.40%) Linux
3 24 (9.60%) Solaris
4 23 (9.20%) AIX
5 19 (7.60%) HPUX
6 14 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.60%) Unix
7 12 (4.80%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.60%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.80%) IRIX
12 2 (0.80%) MVS
13 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (8.80%) ITIL
3 20 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 20 (8.00%) Network Design
4 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (5.60%) Project Management
6 11 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (3.60%) Change Management
8 8 (3.20%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.40%) Data Analysis
9 6 (2.40%) Data Modelling
9 6 (2.40%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.00%) ERP
10 5 (2.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.00%) Service Management
10 5 (2.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (2.00%) Use Case
11 4 (1.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.20%) SQL
2 15 (6.00%) Java
3 5 (2.00%) C
3 5 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.60%) ABAP
4 4 (1.60%) Lisp
5 3 (1.20%) C#
5 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.80%) Ada
6 2 (0.80%) C++
6 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 2 (0.80%) PHP
6 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.80%) Python
6 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (16.40%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.60%) MCITP
3 4 (1.60%) MCSA
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.20%) Degree
4 3 (1.20%) PMP
5 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.80%) CCEA
5 2 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ACCA
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
6 1 (0.40%) CIMA
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.40%) ISO 9001
1 6 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 21 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.80%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.00%) XenApp
5 3 (1.20%) KVM
5 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.20%) Xen
6 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.80%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) SCCM
2 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.80%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Legato
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 41 (16.40%) VMware
2 39 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.20%) Citrix
4 29 (11.60%) IBM
5 24 (9.60%) Oracle
6 21 (8.40%) HP
7 19 (7.60%) NetApp
8 16 (6.40%) Red Hat
9 15 (6.00%) Cisco
10 11 (4.40%) Sun
11 8 (3.20%) Dell
12 7 (2.80%) Juniper
12 7 (2.80%) SAP
13 6 (2.40%) Apple
13 6 (2.40%) EMC
14 5 (2.00%) PlateSpin
14 5 (2.00%) Remedy
15 4 (1.60%) BT
15 4 (1.60%) CheckPoint
16 3 (1.20%) Symantec
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