The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 34 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 27 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.52% 6.28% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 9.45% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £180 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -36.36%
Migration
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
395 328 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.78% 66.40% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 175 140
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 62
Average hourly rate £32.29 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.40% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Brentwood -4 3 - - 1
Harlow +7 2 £350 -39.13%
Chelmsford +5 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Colchester -3 2 £325 - 2
Basildon -2 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Migration
East of England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 21 (25.00%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) Finance
4 16 (19.05%) Oracle
4 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.29%) HP
6 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
6 11 (13.10%) Windows
6 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
7 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.90%) ITIL
8 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
8 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.71%) VMware
9 8 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (9.52%) ETL
10 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (8.33%) Cash Management
10 7 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (8.33%) DHCP
10 7 (8.33%) DNS
10 7 (8.33%) EMC
10 7 (8.33%) Cisco
11 6 (7.14%) Firewall
11 6 (7.14%) Dell
11 6 (7.14%) SLA
11 6 (7.14%) Citrix
11 6 (7.14%) VPN
11 6 (7.14%) Oracle Financials

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Lync
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) DHCP
1 7 (8.33%) DNS
2 6 (7.14%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) VPN
3 5 (5.95%) SAN
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.57%) SSL
5 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.57%) Broadband
5 3 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (2.38%) MPLS
6 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.38%) Network Security
6 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.19%) FirePass
7 1 (1.19%) HSRP
7 1 (1.19%) LAN
7 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.76%) DB2
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.38%) MS Access
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.19%) DTS
6 1 (1.19%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) WiX
2 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.19%) MSI
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.76%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.76%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Tester
10 3 (3.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) Spring
2 3 (3.57%) XML Schema
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) XSD
3 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (1.19%) Ajax
4 1 (1.19%) WPF
4 1 (1.19%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.19%) LINQ
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) SOAP
4 1 (1.19%) XHTML
4 1 (1.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.19%) e-Health
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) Informatics
3 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.19%) Open Source
3 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.19%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) LIMS
3 1 (1.19%) NHS
3 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.57%) AIX
3 3 (3.57%) Solaris
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
3 10 (11.90%) ITIL
4 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.52%) ETL
6 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.33%) Cash Management
7 5 (5.95%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 4 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.76%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) IT Governance
9 3 (3.57%) Test Management
9 3 (3.57%) Change Control
9 3 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.57%) VB
4 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) VB6
6 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.19%) VBA
6 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.95%) CCNA
3 4 (4.76%) CCNP
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.76%) XenApp
4 3 (3.57%) MetaFrame
5 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.19%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Oracle
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) HP
3 9 (10.71%) VMware
4 7 (8.33%) EMC
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) Dell
5 6 (7.14%) Citrix
6 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Wyse
7 2 (2.38%) Zeacom
8 1 (1.19%) Altiris
8 1 (1.19%) Brocade
8 1 (1.19%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) Siebel
8 1 (1.19%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) Informatica
8 1 (1.19%) AppSense
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