The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 21 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Migration 16 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.69% 13.17% 12.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 15.46% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £230 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -50.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £224 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £256 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
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 £19.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
Migration
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 207 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.94% 85.19% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 64 30
Average daily rate £401 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the Chester region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Chester region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Local Government
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Data Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) PMP
5 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Retail
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (7.69%) VMware

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) ATM
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) DTS
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Local Government
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Talend Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
2 1 (3.85%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) TSYS
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Talend
3 1 (3.85%) AppSense
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix