The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 13 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 74 102 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.30% 8.86% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.88% 10.47% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 73 25
Median daily rate £375 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £679 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £19.77 £12.07 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £11.84 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £12.29 £23.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -25.71%
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
680 974 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.43% 84.62% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 677 327
Median daily rate £413 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 45
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Migration as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -7 20 £525 -4.54%
Crewe +13 5 £275 -
Knutsford +6 5 £400 -5.88%
Chester -7 5 £350 +2.18%
Macclesfield +2 4 £400 -
Runcorn -2 1 £375 -
Wilmslow -6 1 £325 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 51 (30.54%) Security Cleared
1 51 (30.54%) Data Centre
2 45 (26.95%) Windows
3 42 (25.15%) Active Directory
4 40 (23.95%) SC Cleared
5 30 (17.96%) Data Migration
6 29 (17.37%) Citrix
7 27 (16.17%) Project Management
8 23 (13.77%) Microsoft
8 23 (13.77%) AIX
8 23 (13.77%) HPUX
9 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (12.57%) Finance
10 21 (12.57%) Linux
10 21 (12.57%) Oracle
11 20 (11.98%) SQL
11 20 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (10.78%) Office 365
13 17 (10.18%) Unix
13 17 (10.18%) Solaris
13 17 (10.18%) EMC
13 17 (10.18%) DHCP
14 16 (9.58%) VMware
15 15 (8.98%) DB2
15 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (8.38%) Mainframe
17 13 (7.78%) Validation
17 13 (7.78%) HP
17 13 (7.78%) Windows Server
18 12 (7.19%) Manufacturing

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.80%) IIS
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.60%) CICS
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.79%) MS Office
2 4 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) Office 365
2 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.18%) DHCP
2 8 (4.79%) SAN
2 8 (4.79%) WAN
3 7 (4.19%) DNS
3 7 (4.19%) Firewall
4 6 (3.59%) LAN
5 5 (2.99%) VoIP
6 4 (2.40%) WLAN
7 3 (1.80%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.80%) MPLS
7 3 (1.80%) Network Security
7 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.20%) Internet
8 2 (1.20%) PBX
8 2 (1.20%) SSL
8 2 (1.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.60%) NAS
9 1 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.98%) DB2
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.80%) MySQL
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Vagrant
2 4 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.80%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.80%) Gradle
3 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.80%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.80%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.80%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.20%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (12.57%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Banking
2 12 (7.19%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.96%) Project Manager
2 29 (17.37%) Architect
3 22 (13.17%) Analyst
4 19 (11.38%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.98%) Consultant
6 13 (7.78%) Migration Manager
7 11 (6.59%) Migration Project Manager
8 9 (5.39%) Data Architect
8 9 (5.39%) HPUX Consultant
9 8 (4.79%) Data Centre Manager
9 8 (4.79%) Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (4.79%) Migration Architect
10 7 (4.19%) Data Centre Architect
10 7 (4.19%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 7 (4.19%) Data Migration Manager
11 6 (3.59%) AIX Architect
11 6 (3.59%) Data Migration Architect
11 6 (3.59%) Data Migration Project Manager
11 6 (3.59%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) .NET
1 6 (3.59%) Middleware
2 3 (1.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.60%) JDBC
3 1 (0.60%) JMS
3 1 (0.60%) JNDI
3 1 (0.60%) JSP
3 1 (0.60%) WPF
3 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.54%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.38%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.19%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.19%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.99%) PKI
5 4 (2.40%) IVR
6 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.80%) Clustering
6 3 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Informatics
8 1 (0.60%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) LIMS
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.95%) Windows
2 23 (13.77%) AIX
2 23 (13.77%) HPUX
3 21 (12.57%) Linux
4 17 (10.18%) Solaris
4 17 (10.18%) Unix
5 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (7.78%) Windows Server
7 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.19%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.96%) Data Migration
2 27 (16.17%) Project Management
3 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (7.78%) Validation
6 10 (5.99%) E-Commerce
6 10 (5.99%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (5.99%) Waterfall
7 7 (4.19%) Change Management
8 6 (3.59%) ETL
8 6 (3.59%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (2.99%) ITIL
9 5 (2.99%) Logistics
9 5 (2.99%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (2.99%) Supplier Management
9 5 (2.99%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (2.99%) User Stories
10 4 (2.40%) Storage Virtualisation
10 4 (2.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.98%) SQL
2 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.59%) Java
4 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.20%) PHP
5 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.20%) VB
5 2 (1.20%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (30.54%) Security Cleared
2 40 (23.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.99%) Degree
4 4 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.80%) CCEA
5 3 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 42 (25.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.19%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.59%) vSphere
4 6 (3.59%) XenApp
5 5 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.80%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.60%) Postfix
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) SCCM
2 7 (4.19%) Puppet
3 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.40%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) Citrix
2 23 (13.77%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.57%) Oracle
4 17 (10.18%) EMC
5 16 (9.58%) VMware
6 13 (7.78%) HP
7 9 (5.39%) IBM
8 6 (3.59%) SAP
9 5 (2.99%) Cisco
10 4 (2.40%) Avaya
10 4 (2.40%) BroadSoft
10 4 (2.40%) Symantec
11 3 (1.80%) AppSense
11 3 (1.80%) Juniper
11 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.20%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.20%) Adobe
12 2 (1.20%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.20%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.60%) Intel Security