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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 13 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing Migration 37 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.62% 6.12% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 11.33% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 150 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 73.89% 53.96% 64.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 71 161
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £15.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £75.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 22 £468 - 1
Preston -1 6 - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (53.85%) Data Migration
2 24 (36.92%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (29.23%) ETL
3 19 (29.23%) Oracle
4 17 (26.15%) Data Modelling
5 16 (24.62%) Windows
6 13 (20.00%) SQL
6 13 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
9 10 (15.38%) Informatica
9 10 (15.38%) PowerCenter
9 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (15.38%) Validation
10 8 (12.31%) Finance
10 8 (12.31%) Data Management
10 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
10 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.31%) CA
10 8 (12.31%) Project Management
10 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (12.31%) Metadata Management
10 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
11 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
12 6 (9.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (9.23%) Workflow
12 6 (9.23%) Degree

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (9.23%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) DHCP
1 4 (6.15%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.08%) SMS
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.38%) PowerCenter
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
4 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (6.15%) ERwin
3 2 (3.08%) MSI
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) German Language
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Data Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Informatica Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Velocity
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.08%) DWR
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) XSLT
4 1 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.54%) RMADS
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) Statistics
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) CESG
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Linux
5 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.62%) UNIX
6 3 (4.62%) AIX
6 3 (4.62%) HPUX
6 3 (4.62%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Data Migration
2 19 (29.23%) ETL
3 17 (26.15%) Data Modelling
4 13 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (15.38%) Validation
6 8 (12.31%) Data Management
6 8 (12.31%) Project Management
6 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (12.31%) Metadata Management
7 6 (9.23%) Workflow
7 6 (9.23%) ITIL
7 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (9.23%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) EAI
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.15%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (4.62%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
1 13 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.69%) VB
4 3 (4.62%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
5 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) PureDisk
2 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.62%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Informatica
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) CA
4 6 (9.23%) Talend
5 4 (6.15%) HP
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix
5 4 (6.15%) VocaLink
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) AppSense
7 1 (1.54%) VMware