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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 17 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Migration 112 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.98% 5.34% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.18% 7.24% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 29
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£360 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.63 £18.71 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% -22.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £21.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £17.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.95% -17.44%
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
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Stockport +8 4 £188 - 2
Wigan +3 3 £325 -4.41%
Altrincham - 1 £450 - 1
Bolton - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (23.15%) Windows
1 50 (23.15%) Data Migration
2 44 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 43 (19.91%) Finance
4 35 (16.20%) SQL
5 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
6 30 (13.89%) Oracle
6 30 (13.89%) WAN
7 25 (11.57%) VMware
8 23 (10.65%) Active Directory
8 23 (10.65%) SAN
9 20 (9.26%) HP
9 20 (9.26%) Citrix
9 20 (9.26%) UNIX
10 19 (8.80%) Cisco
10 19 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (8.33%) Solaris
11 18 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (7.87%) NAS
12 17 (7.87%) PRINCE2
12 17 (7.87%) Firewall
13 16 (7.41%) Project Management
13 16 (7.41%) Linux
13 16 (7.41%) LAN
14 15 (6.94%) HPUX
14 15 (6.94%) SAP
14 15 (6.94%) Windows 7
14 15 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (6.94%) Local Government
15 14 (6.48%) Data Protection

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (4.17%) IIS
1 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.31%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.85%) Apache
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.39%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.46%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.89%) WAN
2 23 (10.65%) SAN
3 17 (7.87%) Firewall
3 17 (7.87%) NAS
4 16 (7.41%) LAN
5 14 (6.48%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (6.02%) MPLS
7 9 (4.17%) Internet
7 9 (4.17%) DNS
8 8 (3.70%) Wireless
9 7 (3.24%) OSPF
9 7 (3.24%) BGP
9 7 (3.24%) EIGRP
9 7 (3.24%) DMZ
9 7 (3.24%) VPLS
9 7 (3.24%) iSCSI
9 7 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.39%) Intranet
10 3 (1.39%) DHCP
10 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.31%) DB2
5 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.85%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.93%) MS Access
8 2 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Toad
2 2 (0.93%) LSMW
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.46%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 43 (19.91%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Local Government
3 14 (6.48%) Banking
4 11 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.70%) Retail
6 5 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Law
8 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (19.44%) Architect
2 33 (15.28%) Analyst
3 30 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 22 (10.19%) Developer
5 21 (9.72%) Consultant
6 20 (9.26%) Business Analyst
7 16 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.63%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.63%) Project Leader
9 9 (4.17%) Technical Project Leader
10 8 (3.70%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Migration Consultant
11 6 (2.78%) Telephony Engineer
11 6 (2.78%) Data Consultant
12 5 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (2.31%) Data Migration Consultant
12 5 (2.31%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.48%) Middleware
2 9 (4.17%) .NET
3 6 (2.78%) XML
4 5 (2.31%) HTML
5 4 (1.85%) SAP Business Workflow
5 4 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.85%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.93%) CSS
6 2 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.93%) BAPI
6 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.93%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.93%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.93%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.46%) REST
7 1 (0.46%) WCF
7 1 (0.46%) jQuery
7 1 (0.46%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.48%) Replication
2 10 (4.63%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.17%) Life Science
4 8 (3.70%) Data Extraction
5 7 (3.24%) Celerra
5 7 (3.24%) Clustering
5 7 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.78%) NHS
7 5 (2.31%) Streaming Media
8 4 (1.85%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.39%) DLPAR
9 3 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.39%) HACMP
10 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.93%) LPAR
11 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.15%) Windows
2 20 (9.26%) UNIX
3 18 (8.33%) Solaris
4 16 (7.41%) Linux
5 15 (6.94%) HPUX
5 15 (6.94%) Windows 7
6 12 (5.56%) AIX
7 9 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.15%) Data Migration
2 19 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (7.87%) PRINCE2
4 16 (7.41%) Project Management
5 14 (6.48%) Data Protection
6 12 (5.56%) Change Control
7 11 (5.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (5.09%) CRM
8 10 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.63%) Data Cleansing
8 10 (4.63%) Matrix Management
9 9 (4.17%) ITSM
10 8 (3.70%) ITIL
11 7 (3.24%) OO
11 7 (3.24%) ETL
11 7 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.78%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.78%) Workflow
13 5 (2.31%) Validation
13 5 (2.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.20%) SQL
2 10 (4.63%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.78%) VBA
4 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.85%) ABAP
5 4 (1.85%) C#
6 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) Perl
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.46%) JCL
8 1 (0.46%) X++
8 1 (0.46%) Java
8 1 (0.46%) VBScript
8 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (2.31%) CCNA
1 5 (2.31%) MCSE
2 4 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) CCDA
3 2 (0.93%) CCDP
3 2 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.46%) CCIE
4 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.46%) CCEA
4 1 (0.46%) CCEE
4 1 (0.46%) CCIA
4 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.46%) PMP
4 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.46%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) SLA
1 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 23 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.24%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.39%) XenApp
6 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.93%) Firmware
7 2 (0.93%) RHEV
7 2 (0.93%) UAG
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) SCCM
2 7 (3.24%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.39%) Control-M
4 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.93%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.93%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.89%) Oracle
3 25 (11.57%) VMware
4 20 (9.26%) HP
4 20 (9.26%) Citrix
5 19 (8.80%) Cisco
6 15 (6.94%) SAP
7 13 (6.02%) Nortel
8 12 (5.56%) CA
8 12 (5.56%) EMC
9 10 (4.63%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.17%) Veritas
10 9 (4.17%) Northgate
10 9 (4.17%) IBM
10 9 (4.17%) ServiceNow
11 7 (3.24%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.78%) Avaya
13 5 (2.31%) Lotus
13 5 (2.31%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.31%) BT
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