The first table below looks at the demand for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 17 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 42 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.38% 5.17% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.26% 7.52% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 15
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £177 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -31.06%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
373 319 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.45% 68.75% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 154 153
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £215 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Migration
East of England

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Colchester +3 10 £325 -
Chelmsford +5 3 - - 1
Harlow +1 2 £350 -39.13%
Brentwood -4 2 £400 - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Migration
East of England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 27 (31.76%) Data Migration
2 23 (27.06%) SQL
3 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.00%) Finance
5 15 (17.65%) Oracle
5 15 (17.65%) Windows
6 11 (12.94%) XML
6 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
6 11 (12.94%) Test Scripting
6 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.76%) HP
8 9 (10.59%) ETL
8 9 (10.59%) ITIL
9 8 (9.41%) VMware
9 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (9.41%) Cisco
9 8 (9.41%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.24%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (8.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (8.24%) Cash Management
10 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
10 7 (8.24%) SLA
10 7 (8.24%) SAN
10 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (7.06%) Dell
11 6 (7.06%) UML
11 6 (7.06%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (7.06%) MS Excel

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) OpenROAD
2 2 (2.35%) Lync
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle Cash Management
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.18%) Magento
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) SAN
2 4 (4.71%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) DHCP
2 4 (4.71%) VPN
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.53%) SSL
4 2 (2.35%) Intranet
4 2 (2.35%) FTP
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.18%) FirePass
5 1 (1.18%) HSRP
5 1 (1.18%) NAS
5 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.18%) MPLS
5 1 (1.18%) BGP
5 1 (1.18%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.71%) Ingres
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) MS Access
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.18%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) WiX
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.35%) Billing
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Consultant
4 8 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Tester
7 4 (4.71%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.53%) ETL Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) DBA
8 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) XML
2 5 (5.88%) Ajax
2 5 (5.88%) XHTML
2 5 (5.88%) CSS
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) XML Schema
3 4 (4.71%) XSD
4 3 (3.53%) Spring
4 3 (3.53%) .NET
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.35%) J2EE
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.18%) WPF
6 1 (1.18%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.18%) LINQ
6 1 (1.18%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.18%) SOAP
6 1 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.35%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.35%) Clustering
2 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.18%) Open Source
3 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.35%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Data Migration
2 11 (12.94%) Test Scripting
3 9 (10.59%) ETL
3 9 (10.59%) ITIL
4 8 (9.41%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (8.24%) Cash Management
5 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.06%) UML
7 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.88%) EAI
7 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.71%) CRM
8 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (3.53%) IT Governance
9 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.71%) VB
4 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) C
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) VBA
5 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.35%) VB6
6 1 (1.18%) Java
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.88%) CCNP
3 5 (5.88%) CCNA
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
2 6 (7.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.18%) WMI
3 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.65%) Oracle
3 10 (11.76%) HP
4 8 (9.41%) VMware
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco
5 6 (7.06%) Dell
6 4 (4.71%) EMC
7 3 (3.53%) Citrix
8 2 (2.35%) Wyse
8 2 (2.35%) Zeacom
8 2 (2.35%) ICL
9 1 (1.18%) Altiris
9 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.18%) F5
9 1 (1.18%) Siebel
9 1 (1.18%) SAP
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.18%) McAfee
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago