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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 26 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Migration 20 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.00% 7.83% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 14.19% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
- +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -31.37%
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
278 155 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.50% 55.16% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 76 149
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 11
Average hourly rate £25.92 £37.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.89% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 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 28 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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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
Preston -2 5 £200 -38.46%
Skelmersdale - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 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 32 (49.23%) Data Migration
2 27 (41.54%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (33.85%) ETL
3 22 (33.85%) Oracle
4 20 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
5 18 (27.69%) SQL
6 15 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 13 (20.00%) Windows
7 13 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 12 (18.46%) PL/SQL
8 12 (18.46%) Informatica
8 12 (18.46%) PowerCenter
9 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
10 10 (15.38%) Validation
10 10 (15.38%) CA
11 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.85%) Data Management
11 9 (13.85%) Metadata Management
11 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
12 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
13 7 (10.77%) Degree
13 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (10.77%) ITIL
13 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) SMS
1 2 (3.08%) DHCP
1 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.54%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
3 12 (18.46%) PowerCenter
4 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
5 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (9.23%) ERwin
3 2 (3.08%) MSI
3 2 (3.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (9.23%) 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 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) IT Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) Informatica Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.54%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Velocity
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
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
4 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.54%) NHS
2 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.54%) CESG
2 1 (1.54%) PKI
2 1 (1.54%) Statistics
2 1 (1.54%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.62%) UNIX
5 3 (4.62%) AIX
5 3 (4.62%) HPUX
5 3 (4.62%) Solaris
6 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Data Migration
2 22 (33.85%) ETL
3 20 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 13 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (15.38%) Validation
6 9 (13.85%) Data Management
6 9 (13.85%) Metadata Management
7 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL
9 6 (9.23%) Project Management
9 6 (9.23%) Workflow
9 6 (9.23%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (9.23%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (7.69%) Data Architecture
10 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.69%) EAI
11 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.62%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 12 (18.46%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.69%) VB
5 3 (4.62%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) Unicenter
2 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Oracle
2 12 (18.46%) Informatica
3 10 (15.38%) CA
4 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.77%) Talend
6 4 (6.15%) VocaLink
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.54%) Remedy
8 1 (1.54%) VMware
8 1 (1.54%) AppSense
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco