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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 27 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 41 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.42% 5.11% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.13% 7.47% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 17
Average daily rate £380 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +5 7 £400 -3.03%
Basildon - 7 £575 -
Brentwood - 2 £490 -
Harlow - - - -
Migration
East of England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (39.13%) Data Migration
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 14 (20.29%) ETL
5 13 (18.84%) Finance
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) Windows
6 11 (15.94%) XML
6 11 (15.94%) Oracle
7 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.04%) VMware
8 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (13.04%) HP
9 8 (11.59%) QA
10 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
10 7 (10.14%) EAI
10 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
10 7 (10.14%) PowerDesigner
10 7 (10.14%) SAN
10 7 (10.14%) XSD
10 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
11 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
11 6 (8.70%) Cisco
11 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
12 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (7.25%) Data Quality

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) OpenROAD
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.90%) Lync
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) SAN
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.35%) DHCP
2 3 (4.35%) VPN
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) FTP
3 2 (2.90%) Intranet
3 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.45%) HSRP
4 1 (1.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) FirePass
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.35%) Ingres
7 2 (2.90%) MS Access
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.45%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.45%) WiX
2 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) DBA
4 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
4 5 (7.25%) SQL DBA
5 4 (5.80%) QA Tester
5 4 (5.80%) Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Access Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Data Modeller
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) XML
2 7 (10.14%) XSD
3 4 (5.80%) XHTML
3 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) XML Schema
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) Ajax
4 3 (4.35%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
6 1 (1.45%) WPF
6 1 (1.45%) LINQ
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (2.90%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.90%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.45%) PMI
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Data Migration
2 14 (20.29%) ETL
3 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.14%) EAI
4 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.25%) UML
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.90%) CRM
9 2 (2.90%) Data Mapping
9 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.90%) C
5 1 (1.45%) VB6
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
1 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) CCNP
2 4 (5.80%) CCNA
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) HP
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco
5 4 (5.80%) Dell
6 3 (4.35%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) Avaya
7 2 (2.90%) ICL
7 2 (2.90%) Zeacom
8 1 (1.45%) F5
8 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.45%) Altiris
8 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) McAfee
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