The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 11 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Migration 150 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.20% 6.56% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.43% 8.95% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 20
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£400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.54 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.99% -51.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.88 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -24.15%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1207 1039 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.05% 73.27% 70.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 527 347
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £22.38 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Salford - 1 £425 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 68 (26.25%) Data Migration
2 63 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 56 (21.62%) Windows
4 54 (20.85%) Finance
5 50 (19.31%) Citrix
6 44 (16.99%) Oracle
7 38 (14.67%) VMware
8 37 (14.29%) SQL
9 34 (13.13%) SQL Server
10 32 (12.36%) Project Management
10 32 (12.36%) Active Directory
11 30 (11.58%) WAN
12 27 (10.42%) Cisco
13 26 (10.04%) Firewall
14 25 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (9.65%) MS Excel
14 25 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (9.27%) Windows 7
16 22 (8.49%) CheckPoint
17 21 (8.11%) SAN
17 21 (8.11%) PRINCE2
17 21 (8.11%) UNIX
18 20 (7.72%) HP
18 20 (7.72%) QA
19 19 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (7.34%) ITIL
20 18 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 17 (6.56%) Local Government
21 17 (6.56%) SharePoint
22 16 (6.18%) CRM

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.79%) IBM Notes
3 11 (4.25%) IIS
3 11 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.25%) SAS
4 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.16%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.93%) MS Project
2 5 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.16%) MS Office
4 2 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.16%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.39%) Agresso
5 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.39%) Finacle
5 1 (0.39%) Summit
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.39%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.25%) Office 365
2 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.58%) WAN
2 26 (10.04%) Firewall
3 21 (8.11%) SAN
4 19 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (5.41%) NAS
6 13 (5.02%) Network Security
7 11 (4.25%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (4.25%) Wireless
8 10 (3.86%) Internet
8 10 (3.86%) SSL
9 9 (3.47%) MPLS
9 9 (3.47%) OSPF
9 9 (3.47%) BGP
9 9 (3.47%) EIGRP
9 9 (3.47%) iSCSI
9 9 (3.47%) DMZ
9 9 (3.47%) VPLS
10 8 (3.09%) LAN
11 6 (2.32%) DNS
12 5 (1.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.18%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.86%) Base SAS
5 7 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.93%) DB2
8 4 (1.54%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.77%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.77%) Big Data
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Fiddler
1 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.77%) Toad
3 1 (0.39%) MSI
3 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Maven
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (20.85%) Finance
2 17 (6.56%) Local Government
3 14 (5.41%) Banking
4 11 (4.25%) Retail
5 7 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.54%) Billing
7 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.54%) Publishing
8 3 (1.16%) Law
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (19.69%) Analyst
2 48 (18.53%) Architect
3 41 (15.83%) Project Manager
4 35 (13.51%) Developer
5 33 (12.74%) Consultant
6 21 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (6.95%) Technical Analyst
8 13 (5.02%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.63%) Data Architect
10 11 (4.25%) IT Project Manager
10 11 (4.25%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.47%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.47%) SAS Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.09%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
13 7 (2.70%) Designer
13 7 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (2.70%) Data Manager
13 7 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.09%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.93%) XML
2 5 (1.93%) .NET
3 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.77%) CSS
3 2 (0.77%) Middleware
3 2 (0.77%) HTML
3 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.77%) jQuery
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.39%) EDI
4 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.39%) Spring
4 1 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.18%) Replication
2 12 (4.63%) Clustering
3 11 (4.25%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.86%) PKI
5 9 (3.47%) Celerra
5 9 (3.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.09%) Life Science
7 7 (2.70%) Data Extraction
7 7 (2.70%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.93%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.93%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.54%) NHS
10 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.39%) AS400
12 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.62%) Windows
2 24 (9.27%) Windows 7
3 21 (8.11%) UNIX
4 14 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 13 (5.02%) HPUX
6 11 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.86%) Solaris
8 7 (2.70%) Linux
9 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.77%) VMS
11 1 (0.39%) OS/2
11 1 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.25%) Data Migration
2 32 (12.36%) Project Management
3 25 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 19 (7.34%) ITIL
6 16 (6.18%) CRM
7 15 (5.79%) Data Modelling
7 15 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (5.79%) Data Analysis
7 15 (5.79%) Change Control
8 14 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 14 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.86%) E-business
10 10 (3.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (3.86%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (3.86%) ERP
10 10 (3.86%) ETL
10 10 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.29%) SQL
2 10 (3.86%) VBA
3 9 (3.47%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.70%) REXX
5 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.93%) C#
6 5 (1.93%) VBScript
7 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.39%) JCL
8 1 (0.39%) Java
8 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (4.25%) CISSP
3 10 (3.86%) CISMP
3 10 (3.86%) CISM
4 8 (3.09%) CCENT
5 7 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.70%) MCSE
6 6 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.93%) CCEE
7 5 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.54%) CCIE
9 3 (1.16%) CCNA
9 3 (1.16%) CCEA
9 3 (1.16%) MCITP
9 3 (1.16%) Degree
9 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.16%) CCIA
10 2 (0.77%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.72%) QA
2 18 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.41%) XenApp
4 12 (4.63%) Terminal Services
5 9 (3.47%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.93%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.93%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.54%) Xen
9 3 (1.16%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.77%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.77%) vSphere
10 2 (0.77%) UAG
10 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.39%) Firmware
11 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (6.18%) SCCM
2 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 63 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 50 (19.31%) Citrix
3 44 (16.99%) Oracle
4 38 (14.67%) VMware
5 27 (10.42%) Cisco
6 22 (8.49%) CheckPoint
7 20 (7.72%) HP
8 16 (6.18%) EMC
9 15 (5.79%) Veritas
9 15 (5.79%) Lotus
9 15 (5.79%) SAP
10 10 (3.86%) IBM
10 10 (3.86%) AppSense
10 10 (3.86%) Clearswift
10 10 (3.86%) Kaspersky
11 9 (3.47%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.47%) Nortel
12 8 (3.09%) Wyse
13 4 (1.54%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.16%) Avaya
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