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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 16 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Migration 51 115 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.73% 11.39% 7.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 14.20% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 26
Median daily rate £450 £405 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £511 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £60.00 £17.50 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+242.85% +21.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £15.25 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+20.49% -9.54%
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
555 810 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.09% 80.20% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 563 315
Median daily rate £415 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £644 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +2 15 £625 +31.57% 5
Macclesfield -1 6 £444 +4.41% 1
Chester -8 6 £325 -15.85%
Knutsford +7 5 £423 +0.89%
Runcorn -1 2 £399 +6.33%
Alderley Edge +6 1 - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 35 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 35 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 34 (25.56%) Windows
2 34 (25.56%) Security Cleared
3 31 (23.31%) Data Migration
4 24 (18.05%) SC Cleared
5 23 (17.29%) HPUX
6 22 (16.54%) AIX
6 22 (16.54%) Linux
7 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.29%) Project Management
8 19 (14.29%) Finance
8 19 (14.29%) SQL
8 19 (14.29%) Citrix
8 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.78%) Unix
10 17 (12.78%) Oracle
11 16 (12.03%) Solaris
11 16 (12.03%) DHCP
12 14 (10.53%) EMC
12 14 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (9.77%) Office 365
13 13 (9.77%) DB2
13 13 (9.77%) VMware
13 13 (9.77%) Validation
13 13 (9.77%) Banking
14 12 (9.02%) Manufacturing
14 12 (9.02%) Mainframe
15 11 (8.27%) MS Excel

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 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.77%) MS Office
3 6 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.50%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Office 365
2 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) DHCP
2 9 (6.77%) SAN
3 7 (5.26%) DNS
3 7 (5.26%) Firewall
3 7 (5.26%) WAN
4 5 (3.76%) LAN
4 5 (3.76%) VoIP
5 4 (3.01%) WLAN
6 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.26%) MPLS
6 3 (2.26%) Network Security
6 3 (2.26%) SMTP
6 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.50%) SSL
7 2 (1.50%) VPN
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.75%) Internet
8 1 (0.75%) PBX
8 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) DB2
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.01%) MySQL
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.75%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.75%) GIS
6 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.26%) JIRA
1 3 (2.26%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Gradle
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.75%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Banking
3 12 (9.02%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.79%) Analyst
2 20 (15.04%) Architect
3 18 (13.53%) Business Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.53%) Consultant
6 10 (7.52%) Developer
7 9 (6.77%) HPUX Consultant
7 9 (6.77%) Migration Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
9 6 (4.51%) Data Manager
10 5 (3.76%) AIX Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Data Centre Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Data Migration Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Data Migration Project Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.76%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Voice Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Designer
11 4 (3.01%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.02%) .NET
2 6 (4.51%) Middleware
3 2 (1.50%) CSS
3 2 (1.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.75%) DHTML
4 1 (0.75%) MDX
4 1 (0.75%) RESTful
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.02%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.01%) Clustering
3 4 (3.01%) IVR
4 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.75%) HACMP
6 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.56%) Windows
2 23 (17.29%) HPUX
3 22 (16.54%) AIX
3 22 (16.54%) Linux
4 17 (12.78%) Unix
5 16 (12.03%) Solaris
6 14 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.77%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Data Migration
2 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.29%) Project Management
3 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.77%) Validation
5 10 (7.52%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.77%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.02%) ETL
8 7 (5.26%) Change Management
9 6 (4.51%) ITIL
10 5 (3.76%) Logistics
10 5 (3.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (3.76%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.01%) Time Management
11 4 (3.01%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.01%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.26%) C#
5 2 (1.50%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) PHP
5 2 (1.50%) X++
6 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) CCEA
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 35 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.76%) vSphere
3 5 (3.76%) XenApp
4 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.50%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.50%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (1.50%) SCCM
2 2 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.50%) WSUS
3 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Citrix
2 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.78%) Oracle
4 14 (10.53%) EMC
5 13 (9.77%) VMware
6 10 (7.52%) HP
7 6 (4.51%) IBM
7 6 (4.51%) SAP
8 5 (3.76%) Cisco
9 4 (3.01%) Avaya
9 4 (3.01%) BroadSoft
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.01%) Symantec
9 4 (3.01%) Veritas
10 3 (2.26%) AppSense
10 3 (2.26%) Juniper
11 2 (1.50%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.50%) IronPort
11 2 (1.50%) Saba
11 2 (1.50%) Sophos