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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 22 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Migration 57 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.32% 8.18% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 10.66% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 41
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£428 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Average hourly rate £14.46 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £30.31 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.46 £41.11 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £17.49 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.59% -18.66%
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
606 760 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.79% 76.77% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 354 300
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.81 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.41% -2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -6 19 £425 +18.05% 1
Chester -8 8 £1,000 +122.22%
Macclesfield +7 5 £488 +14.70%
Knutsford +1 4 £425 -14.14%
Nantwich 0 1 £320 -14.66%
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 35 (32.11%) Data Migration
2 28 (25.69%) Finance
3 21 (19.27%) Oracle
4 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.60%) Windows
6 16 (14.68%) Project Management
7 15 (13.76%) Banking
8 14 (12.84%) IBM
9 12 (11.01%) SAP
9 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
9 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.17%) SQL
10 10 (9.17%) DB2
11 9 (8.26%) Java
11 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
11 9 (8.26%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
12 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
13 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.42%) Cisco
13 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.42%) VMware
13 7 (6.42%) Data Mapping
13 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
13 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (6.42%) Data Architecture
14 6 (5.50%) HTML

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.75%) Documentum
2 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.75%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) CICS
3 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.92%) ArcSDE
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) 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
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) FTP
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
1 4 (3.67%) Intranet
2 2 (1.83%) 3G
2 2 (1.83%) 2G
2 2 (1.83%) SAN
2 2 (1.83%) LAN
2 2 (1.83%) WAN
2 2 (1.83%) 4G
3 1 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.92%) ATM
3 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) DB2
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.50%) Big Data
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) BODI
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.92%) MS Access
7 1 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.92%) ERwin
1 1 (0.92%) LSMW
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Local Government
4 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.83%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Architect
2 17 (15.60%) Analyst
3 12 (11.01%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.01%) Consultant
4 9 (8.26%) Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Data Architect
5 7 (6.42%) Designer
6 5 (4.59%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (3.67%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.67%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 3 (2.75%) Data Modeller
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) HTML
1 6 (5.50%) .NET
2 5 (4.59%) J2EE
2 5 (4.59%) JDBC
3 4 (3.67%) CSS
3 4 (3.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (2.75%) JSP
4 3 (2.75%) Web Services
4 3 (2.75%) JMS
4 3 (2.75%) JNDI
5 2 (1.83%) jQuery
5 2 (1.83%) Middleware
5 2 (1.83%) EJB
6 1 (0.92%) BAPI
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%) ASP.NET
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%) CMDB
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Handset
5 2 (1.83%) Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) SCORM
5 2 (1.83%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.83%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.59%) HPUX
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 4 (3.67%) Linux
6 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.67%) AIX
6 4 (3.67%) UNIX
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) Data Migration
2 16 (14.68%) Project Management
3 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
3 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.26%) Business Analysis
5 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.42%) Data Mapping
6 7 (6.42%) Data Architecture
7 6 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.50%) Business Transformation
7 6 (5.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.59%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.59%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.67%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.17%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) Java
3 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.75%) C
4 3 (2.75%) C#
5 2 (1.83%) Delphi
5 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.83%) ABAP
5 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) ISEB
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.75%) Degree
6 2 (1.83%) MCITP
7 1 (0.92%) MCP
7 1 (0.92%) CCNP
7 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PMP
7 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCA
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.83%) SRDF
3 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.92%) XenServer
4 1 (0.92%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Oracle
2 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.84%) IBM
4 12 (11.01%) SAP
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco
5 7 (6.42%) VMware
6 6 (5.50%) HP
7 4 (3.67%) Citrix
7 4 (3.67%) Sybase
8 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.75%) Compuware
8 3 (2.75%) F5
9 2 (1.83%) Brocade
9 2 (1.83%) TSYS
9 2 (1.83%) Sun
9 2 (1.83%) Dell
9 2 (1.83%) EMC
9 2 (1.83%) AppSense
10 1 (0.92%) Capita
10 1 (0.92%) Juniper