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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 14 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Migration 17 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.59% 11.30% 11.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 12.87% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £243 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.41% -52.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £223 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £324 £662
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -34.02%
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
159 202 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.30% 87.83% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 74 27
Average daily rate £413 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Local Government
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.50%) PMP
5 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (8.33%) TSYS
6 2 (8.33%) Tableau
6 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (8.33%) Retail
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) DB2
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) DTS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Local Government
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Architect
4 2 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Handset
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) AIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VBA
1 1 (4.17%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (12.50%) PMP
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) TSYS
3 2 (8.33%) Tableau
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) AppSense