The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Lancashire 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 28 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 21 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.00% 4.78% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 7.58% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Average daily rate £240 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.15 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
291 132 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.29% 63.16% 59.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 73 108
Average daily rate £413 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 9
Average hourly rate £25.25 £18.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.22% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £17.60 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Migration
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Blackpool - 5 £224 -
Preston -13 3 £196 -51.12% 1
Lancaster - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (67.50%) Data Migration
2 19 (47.50%) vSphere
2 19 (47.50%) PureDisk
2 19 (47.50%) DHCP
2 19 (47.50%) DNS
3 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (32.50%) Windows
5 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.50%) Banking
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 4 (10.00%) HP
10 4 (10.00%) ISEB
10 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (10.00%) SCCM
11 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.50%) BC Cleared
11 3 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (7.50%) Change Control
11 3 (7.50%) Validation
11 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
11 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
11 3 (7.50%) CA

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) SAS
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) DHCP
1 19 (47.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Data Migration Engineer
1 15 (37.50%) Migration Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) VB Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) WinForms
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) XSLT
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) HPUX
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (7.50%) Change Control
2 3 (7.50%) Validation
2 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (5.00%) Project Management
3 2 (5.00%) Test Management
3 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.00%) Data Management
3 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) VB
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) SELCOPY
3 1 (2.50%) VB6
3 1 (2.50%) REXX
3 1 (2.50%) JCL
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) ISEB
4 3 (7.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) PureDisk
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.00%) Unicenter
4 1 (2.50%) CA Endevor
4 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) CA
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.50%) Talend
4 1 (2.50%) Remedy
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
Preston, Lancashire
Advantage Resourcing
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Computer Futures
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