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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 17 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 55 89 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.66% 9.12% 7.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.05% 11.63% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 37
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £503 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
Average hourly rate £14.46 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% -7.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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
547 765 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.18% 78.38% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 345 288
Average daily rate £395 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -7 15 £463 +26.71% 3
Chester -11 10 £700 +124.00% 1
Knutsford -1 5 £430 +10.96%
Macclesfield -2 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £320 -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 36 (33.03%) Data Migration
2 28 (25.69%) Finance
3 20 (18.35%) Oracle
4 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.60%) Project Management
5 17 (15.60%) Banking
6 16 (14.68%) Windows
7 13 (11.93%) SAP
7 13 (11.93%) IBM
7 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
8 12 (11.01%) SQL
9 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.17%) Java
10 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
10 10 (9.17%) DB2
11 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
12 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
12 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (7.34%) Data Mapping
12 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
13 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
13 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (6.42%) Data Architecture
13 7 (6.42%) .NET
13 7 (6.42%) HTML
14 6 (5.50%) ISEB
14 6 (5.50%) Oracle EBS

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (4.59%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.75%) Documentum
2 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.75%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) CICS
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.92%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (1.83%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) FTP
1 5 (4.59%) HTTP
2 4 (3.67%) Intranet
3 2 (1.83%) SAN
3 2 (1.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) 3G
4 1 (0.92%) 2G
4 1 (0.92%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.17%) DB2
2 6 (5.50%) Big Data
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.75%) BODI
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.92%) ERwin
1 1 (0.92%) LSMW
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 17 (15.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Local Government
3 4 (3.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.83%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) Architect
3 14 (12.84%) Consultant
4 12 (11.01%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Designer
7 7 (6.42%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (3.67%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Rollout Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Data Modeller
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.75%) DBA
11 3 (2.75%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) HTML
1 7 (6.42%) .NET
2 5 (4.59%) J2EE
2 5 (4.59%) CSS
2 5 (4.59%) JDBC
2 5 (4.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (3.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.67%) Web Services
4 3 (2.75%) JSP
4 3 (2.75%) JMS
4 3 (2.75%) JNDI
5 2 (1.83%) EJB
5 2 (1.83%) Middleware
5 2 (1.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.92%) HTML5
6 1 (0.92%) CSS3
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.92%) BAPI
6 1 (0.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.83%) Handset
5 2 (1.83%) SCORM
5 2 (1.83%) CMDB
5 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.75%) HPUX
5 3 (2.75%) Solaris
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.83%) Linux
6 2 (1.83%) UNIX
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) Data Migration
2 17 (15.60%) Project Management
3 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
4 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
5 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (7.34%) Data Mapping
6 7 (6.42%) Data Architecture
7 6 (5.50%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (5.50%) Business Transformation
7 6 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.59%) Validation
8 5 (4.59%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.59%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.67%) Data Validation
9 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.67%) EAM
10 3 (2.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) Java
3 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.75%) C#
5 2 (1.83%) Delphi
5 2 (1.83%) ABAP
5 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.92%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) ISEB
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.92%) PMP
6 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CCA
6 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) SRDF
3 1 (0.92%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.92%) XenApp
3 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) SCOM
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Oracle
2 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.93%) SAP
3 13 (11.93%) IBM
4 6 (5.50%) VMware
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco
5 4 (3.67%) Sybase
5 4 (3.67%) HP
6 3 (2.75%) Compuware
6 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.75%) Citrix
6 3 (2.75%) F5
7 2 (1.83%) AppSense
7 2 (1.83%) Brocade
7 2 (1.83%) TSYS
7 2 (1.83%) EMC
8 1 (0.92%) Capita
8 1 (0.92%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.92%) ESRI
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