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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 29 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Migration 51 85 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.12% 10.48% 14.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 13.39% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 49
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£400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -26.97%
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
825 635 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.83% 78.30% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 302 253
Average daily rate £408 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Chester -10 16 £419 +59.52% 1
Warrington -14 16 £450 +32.35% 4
Runcorn +5 4 £500 -
Ellesmere Port -3 2 £325 +14.03%
Knutsford -3 2 £320 -1.53%
Macclesfield -7 1 - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 30 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 20 (20.83%) Project Management
3 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.71%) Oracle
5 15 (15.63%) Local Government
6 14 (14.58%) Windows
6 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.46%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (11.46%) Banking
7 11 (11.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.38%) SQL
9 9 (9.38%) IBM
9 9 (9.38%) WAN
9 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.33%) Data Management
10 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 7 (7.29%) PMP
11 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
11 7 (7.29%) Oracle Payroll
11 7 (7.29%) Java
11 7 (7.29%) CRM
11 7 (7.29%) ITIL
11 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (7.29%) Change Control
12 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (6.25%) Windows 7
12 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (4.17%) CICS
1 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.04%) Documentum
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.04%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (3.13%) MPLS
3 2 (2.08%) ATM
4 1 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.04%) LAN
4 1 (1.04%) SSL
4 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.04%) FTP
4 1 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.04%) 2G
4 1 (1.04%) Intranet
4 1 (1.04%) Internet
4 1 (1.04%) 3G
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) 4G
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) DB2
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.17%) Big Data
3 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.08%) MS Access
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) DTS
6 1 (1.04%) MySQL
6 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.04%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Local Government
3 11 (11.46%) Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Architect
2 19 (19.79%) Consultant
3 14 (14.58%) Oracle Consultant
4 13 (13.54%) Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Payroll Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.17%) E-Business Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) JNDI
2 4 (4.17%) J2EE
2 4 (4.17%) JDBC
2 4 (4.17%) JSP
2 4 (4.17%) JMS
3 2 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) DHTML
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.04%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.04%) jQuery
4 1 (1.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
1 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) FlexPod
2 3 (3.13%) SCORM
2 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.08%) Clustering
3 2 (2.08%) NHS
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.04%) Handset
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.13%) UNIX
4 3 (3.13%) AIX
4 3 (3.13%) HPUX
4 3 (3.13%) Solaris
4 3 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Data Migration
2 20 (20.83%) Project Management
3 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.33%) Data Management
6 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.29%) CRM
7 7 (7.29%) ITIL
7 7 (7.29%) Change Control
8 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.21%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (4.17%) Business Transformation
10 4 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) Java
3 6 (6.25%) C
4 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.13%) VBA
6 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.04%) C#
7 1 (1.04%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.29%) PMP
2 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) CCA
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) MCP
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) XenServer
4 1 (1.04%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.71%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) IBM
4 5 (5.21%) Citrix
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 4 (4.17%) NetApp
5 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 4 (4.17%) EMC
5 4 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (3.13%) Sun
6 3 (3.13%) SAP
6 3 (3.13%) Lotus
6 3 (3.13%) TSYS
7 2 (2.08%) AppSense
7 2 (2.08%) Juniper
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.08%) Tableau
8 1 (1.04%) Talend
8 1 (1.04%) Compuware
8 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £210 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago