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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 17 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Migration 80 47 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.19% 5.90% 14.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.04% 7.91% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 37
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£456 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.78 £26.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.54% -28.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +2.56%
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
797 594 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.58% 74.53% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 308 248
Average daily rate £400 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 27
Average hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.40 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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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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 +17 35 £550 +10.00% 6
Chester -2 12 £325 +1.56% 3
Knutsford +2 7 £400 -
Runcorn +5 4 £465 +75.47% 1
Macclesfield - 3 - - 1
Nantwich - 1 £375 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.81%) Finance
3 35 (25.36%) Windows
4 28 (20.29%) Data Migration
5 26 (18.84%) Project Management
6 19 (13.77%) VMware
7 18 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (10.87%) CRM
8 15 (10.87%) SQL
9 14 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.42%) WAN
10 13 (9.42%) MS Exchange
10 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (8.70%) Active Directory
11 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
12 11 (7.97%) Data Management
12 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
12 11 (7.97%) HP
13 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
13 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
14 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
14 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (6.52%) SCCM
14 9 (6.52%) Local Government
14 9 (6.52%) Billing
14 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (9.42%) MS Exchange
1 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.62%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) JBoss
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.45%) Apache
5 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
1 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) WAN
2 8 (5.80%) DNS
3 7 (5.07%) SAN
4 6 (4.35%) MPLS
5 5 (3.62%) Internet
6 4 (2.90%) LAN
6 4 (2.90%) Firewall
6 4 (2.90%) NAS
7 3 (2.17%) VPN
7 3 (2.17%) DHCP
7 3 (2.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.72%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.07%) Big Data
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.17%) MS Access
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.17%) TestComplete
2 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.72%) NUnit
4 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 37 (26.81%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.52%) Billing
2 9 (6.52%) Local Government
3 8 (5.80%) Banking
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (22.46%) Architect
2 23 (16.67%) Analyst
3 20 (14.49%) Project Manager
4 18 (13.04%) Consultant
5 12 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Head of Architecture
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.80%) Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Telecoms Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) Project Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) Middleware
1 6 (4.35%) Spring
2 5 (3.62%) .NET
3 2 (1.45%) J2EE
3 2 (1.45%) JSF
3 2 (1.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.72%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.72%) jQuery
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.72%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) Flash
4 1 (0.72%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.72%) DHTML
4 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.35%) EMC VNX
2 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (2.90%) Replication
3 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.17%) NHS
4 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.36%) Windows
2 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.80%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) Data Migration
2 26 (18.84%) Project Management
3 18 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.87%) CRM
5 14 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.97%) Data Management
6 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.80%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (5.07%) ITIL
10 6 (4.35%) ETL
10 6 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (4.35%) Data Architecture
11 5 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.87%) SQL
2 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.80%) Java
4 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.90%) C
6 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.45%) VBA
7 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (4.35%) PMP
3 6 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.62%) Degree
5 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.17%) MCITP
5 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.45%) MCP
6 2 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) GAAP
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.17%) XenApp
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) OpenView
3 2 (1.45%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.77%) VMware
3 11 (7.97%) HP
4 9 (6.52%) Oracle
5 8 (5.80%) Citrix
6 6 (4.35%) NetApp
6 6 (4.35%) EMC
6 6 (4.35%) Lotus
7 4 (2.90%) IBM
7 4 (2.90%) Veritas
7 4 (2.90%) Veeam
8 3 (2.17%) Juniper
8 3 (2.17%) Websense
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.45%) CA
9 2 (1.45%) Tableau
9 2 (1.45%) Talend
10 1 (0.72%) Vertica
10 1 (0.72%) TSYS
10 1 (0.72%) SAP
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