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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 30 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 44 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.13% 9.17% 10.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 11.86% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 46
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£450 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +1.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £17.23 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.64% -28.22%
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
548 700 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.32% 77.35% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 348 275
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 -6 14 £419 +30.85% 7
Chester -2 10 £475 +40.74% 2
Macclesfield - 5 £488 -
Knutsford -3 3 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 34 (33.01%) Data Migration
2 33 (32.04%) Finance
3 26 (25.24%) Oracle
4 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
5 18 (17.48%) Banking
6 17 (16.50%) Project Management
7 16 (15.53%) Windows
8 15 (14.56%) IBM
9 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (10.68%) DB2
10 10 (9.71%) SAP
10 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.74%) Java
11 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
12 8 (7.77%) Data Architecture
12 8 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (7.77%) Local Government
12 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.77%) Cisco
13 7 (6.80%) SQL
13 7 (6.80%) .NET
13 7 (6.80%) J2EE
13 7 (6.80%) JDBC
13 7 (6.80%) VMware
13 7 (6.80%) Windows 7

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (4.85%) CICS
2 3 (2.91%) Documentum
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.91%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.97%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.94%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Intranet
2 3 (2.91%) WAN
3 2 (1.94%) 4G
3 2 (1.94%) LAN
3 2 (1.94%) FTP
3 2 (1.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.94%) 3G
3 2 (1.94%) SAN
3 2 (1.94%) 2G
4 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.97%) ATM
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.97%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) DB2
2 7 (6.80%) Big Data
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) BODI
6 2 (1.94%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.94%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.97%) DTS
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.97%) ERwin
General
1 33 (32.04%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Local Government
4 6 (5.83%) Retail
5 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.94%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Architect
2 16 (15.53%) Consultant
3 15 (14.56%) Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Oracle Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Designer
6 8 (7.77%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.85%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Payroll Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) .NET
1 7 (6.80%) J2EE
1 7 (6.80%) JDBC
2 5 (4.85%) JMS
2 5 (4.85%) JSP
2 5 (4.85%) HTML
2 5 (4.85%) JNDI
3 3 (2.91%) CSS
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.94%) EJB
4 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.94%) Middleware
5 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.97%) jQuery
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.97%) HTML5
5 1 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.85%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.88%) SCORM
5 3 (2.91%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.94%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.94%) CMDB
6 2 (1.94%) Clustering
6 2 (1.94%) Handset
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.85%) HPUX
3 5 (4.85%) Solaris
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) AIX
4 4 (3.88%) UNIX
4 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Data Migration
2 17 (16.50%) Project Management
3 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
5 9 (8.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (7.77%) Data Architecture
6 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.83%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.83%) Business Transformation
7 6 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (5.83%) Data Mapping
7 6 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.85%) CRM
8 5 (4.85%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (4.85%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.85%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.85%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (3.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) Java
2 7 (6.80%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) C
4 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.97%) PL/1
6 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) ISEB
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.91%) Degree
5 2 (1.94%) MCITP
5 2 (1.94%) CCNP
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.94%) PMP
5 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.97%) CCA
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.97%) CCNA
6 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) SRDF
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) XenServer
4 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Oracle
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.56%) IBM
4 10 (9.71%) SAP
5 8 (7.77%) Cisco
6 7 (6.80%) VMware
7 6 (5.83%) HP
8 4 (3.88%) Citrix
9 3 (2.91%) Sun
9 3 (2.91%) Compuware
9 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.91%) F5
10 2 (1.94%) TSYS
10 2 (1.94%) Brocade
10 2 (1.94%) AppSense
10 2 (1.94%) Sybase
10 2 (1.94%) Dell
10 2 (1.94%) EMC
11 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.97%) Hyperion