The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 7 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 60 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.08% 8.59% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.90% 11.00% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 5
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£396 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £625 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.58 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.67% -45.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
Migration
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
355 409 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.33% 78.05% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 258 69
Average daily rate £375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £19.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £48.65 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Blackpool +6 24 £381 -27.77%
Preston +12 16 £400 +104.60%
Blackburn +6 6 £275 +14.58% 1
Chorley - 5 £450 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 1 £320 -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (26.47%) VME
2 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.49%) Finance
3 23 (22.55%) Windows
3 23 (22.55%) RDBMS
3 23 (22.55%) Relational Database
4 20 (19.61%) SQL
5 19 (18.63%) Linux
6 18 (17.65%) Mainframe
6 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (15.69%) Data Migration
9 15 (14.71%) COBOL
10 14 (13.73%) Oracle
10 14 (13.73%) Data Conversion
10 14 (13.73%) QA
11 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
11 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
11 13 (12.75%) CRM
11 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
12 11 (10.78%) Cisco
12 11 (10.78%) Validation
12 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (9.80%) VMware
13 10 (9.80%) ETL
13 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (9.80%) Data Structures
14 9 (8.82%) vSphere
14 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (8.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.98%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.98%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.98%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) LAN
1 3 (2.94%) WAN
2 2 (1.96%) ADSL
2 2 (1.96%) MPLS
2 2 (1.96%) OSPF
2 2 (1.96%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) RDBMS
1 23 (22.55%) Relational Database
2 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (5.88%) DTS
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.96%) Big Data
7 2 (1.96%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.98%) OLAP
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Toad
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Local Government
2 1 (0.98%) Retail
2 1 (0.98%) Billing
2 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.98%) Publishing
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (18.63%) Project Manager
2 14 (13.73%) Test Manager
3 10 (9.80%) Developer
4 9 (8.82%) Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Environment Manager
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Programmer
8 5 (4.90%) SQL Programmer
8 5 (4.90%) Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) DBA
10 3 (2.94%) Technical Architect
11 2 (1.96%) Senior Manager
11 2 (1.96%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (0.98%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.98%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 14 (13.73%) Data Conversion
3 10 (9.80%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) Life Science
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) VME
2 23 (22.55%) Windows
3 19 (18.63%) Linux
4 9 (8.82%) VMS
5 8 (7.84%) Solaris
6 7 (6.86%) UNIX
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Data Migration
2 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
2 13 (12.75%) CRM
3 11 (10.78%) Validation
3 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.80%) ETL
5 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 9 (8.82%) Project Management
6 8 (7.84%) Data Security
6 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.84%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.86%) Supplier Management
8 6 (5.88%) Open Source
9 5 (4.90%) Data Mapping
9 5 (4.90%) Security Management
9 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.92%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.61%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) COBOL
3 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.92%) VBScript
5 3 (2.94%) C
5 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) CCIE
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.82%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.98%) XenApp
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.98%) Salt
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.78%) Cisco
4 10 (9.80%) VMware
5 9 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.84%) Informatica
6 8 (7.84%) Business Objects
7 5 (4.90%) SAP
8 3 (2.94%) ICL
9 2 (1.96%) HP
9 2 (1.96%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.98%) Talend
10 1 (0.98%) Infor
10 1 (0.98%) AppSense
10 1 (0.98%) IBM
10 1 (0.98%) EMC
10 1 (0.98%) Intel
10 1 (0.98%) Citrix
10 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft