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 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 15 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Migration 8 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.02% 17.45% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 20.33% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate
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£340 £311 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -9.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £489 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £14.46 £31.56 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% -11.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -23.91%
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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
95 182 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.43% 85.85% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 66
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 6
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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
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 22 October 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) SCCM
3 5 (29.41%) Clustering
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) DB2
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) SCOM
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (11.76%) Local Government

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Wintel Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Server Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) AppSense