The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Manchester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 26 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Migration 77 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.23% 7.29% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 9.90% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £341 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £197 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £19.75 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.48% -2.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -20.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
866 838 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.06% 73.57% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 443 470
Average daily rate £350 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Migration
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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
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 31 July 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
Cheadle - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £325 -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Bolton - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 61 (35.67%) Data Migration
2 47 (27.49%) Finance
3 46 (26.90%) SQL
4 45 (26.32%) Oracle
5 39 (22.81%) SQL Server
6 37 (21.64%) Microsoft
7 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
8 25 (14.62%) Windows
9 23 (13.45%) Oracle Database
10 22 (12.87%) Project Management
11 18 (10.53%) ETL
11 18 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (9.94%) PRINCE2
13 16 (9.36%) Data Cleansing
14 15 (8.77%) MS Project
14 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
14 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (8.19%) SAP
15 14 (8.19%) Middleware
16 13 (7.60%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (7.60%) Windows 7
17 12 (7.02%) MS Visio
18 11 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (6.43%) ITIL
18 11 (6.43%) Banking
18 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (6.43%) Data Extraction

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 10 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.34%) Lync
4 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.17%) Apache
5 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.77%) MS Project
3 12 (7.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.75%) MS Office
5 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.34%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.58%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Maximo
6 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) DNS
1 5 (2.92%) Firewall
2 4 (2.34%) Network Security
2 4 (2.34%) SAN
2 4 (2.34%) MPLS
2 4 (2.34%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) VPN
4 1 (0.58%) SSL
4 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.45%) Oracle Database
3 18 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (7.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (4.68%) MS Access
10 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.17%) OLAP
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.58%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Toad
2 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.17%) LSMW
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (27.49%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Banking
3 8 (4.68%) Retail
4 6 (3.51%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (16.96%) Developer
2 26 (15.20%) Architect
2 26 (15.20%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.94%) Analyst
4 16 (9.36%) Consultant
5 12 (7.02%) Programme Manager
5 12 (7.02%) DBA
6 10 (5.85%) SQL DBA
7 9 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.68%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (4.09%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (2.92%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Data Centre Project Manager
12 4 (2.34%) CRM Consultant
12 4 (2.34%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.19%) Middleware
2 8 (4.68%) .NET
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.17%) CSS
3 2 (1.17%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) SAP BSP
3 2 (1.17%) WCF
3 2 (1.17%) HTML
3 2 (1.17%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.58%) WPF
4 1 (0.58%) WF
4 1 (0.58%) Zend Framework
4 1 (0.58%) LINQ
4 1 (0.58%) jQuery
4 1 (0.58%) XSL
4 1 (0.58%) XSLT
4 1 (0.58%) HTML5
4 1 (0.58%) CSS3
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Data Extraction
2 7 (4.09%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.34%) Replication
4 3 (1.75%) HACMP
4 3 (1.75%) DLPAR
5 2 (1.17%) FMCG
5 2 (1.17%) LPAR
5 2 (1.17%) NHS
5 2 (1.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.58%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.62%) Windows
2 13 (7.60%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.26%) AIX
4 8 (4.68%) Linux
5 7 (4.09%) Solaris
6 6 (3.51%) UNIX
6 6 (3.51%) HPUX
7 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.67%) Data Migration
2 22 (12.87%) Project Management
3 18 (10.53%) ETL
4 17 (9.94%) PRINCE2
5 16 (9.36%) Data Cleansing
6 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.43%) ITIL
7 11 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.85%) CRM
8 10 (5.85%) Database Tuning
8 10 (5.85%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (4.68%) Data Mapping
9 8 (4.68%) Data Analysis
10 6 (3.51%) Data Architecture
10 6 (3.51%) Validation
11 5 (2.92%) Change Management
11 5 (2.92%) Change Control
12 4 (2.34%) Network Architecture
12 4 (2.34%) BPMN
12 4 (2.34%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.90%) SQL
2 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
3 9 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.51%) VBA
5 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.75%) C#
8 2 (1.17%) Java
8 2 (1.17%) Perl
8 2 (1.17%) ABAP
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) X++
9 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.34%) JNCIP
3 4 (2.34%) JNCIE
3 4 (2.34%) CCIE
3 4 (2.34%) CCNP
3 4 (2.34%) CCDP
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) RHEV
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) SCCM
2 3 (1.75%) Control-M
3 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
4 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 45 (26.32%) Oracle
2 37 (21.64%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.19%) SAP
4 7 (4.09%) Cisco
4 7 (4.09%) IBM
5 6 (3.51%) HP
5 6 (3.51%) Sage
6 5 (2.92%) Juniper
7 4 (2.34%) NetApp
7 4 (2.34%) VMware
7 4 (2.34%) Redback
8 3 (1.75%) CA
8 3 (1.75%) EMC
9 2 (1.17%) Sun
9 2 (1.17%) Sybase
9 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.17%) Northgate
10 1 (0.58%) Capita
10 1 (0.58%) Axway
10 1 (0.58%) Zend
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