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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 14 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Migration 136 78 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.41% 6.34% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.23% 8.74% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 37 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £272 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +182.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +2.56%
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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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (29.07%) Data Migration
2 75 (25.95%) Microsoft
3 71 (24.57%) Windows
4 66 (22.84%) Data Centre
5 64 (22.15%) Citrix
6 63 (21.80%) Oracle
6 63 (21.80%) Finance
7 55 (19.03%) VMware
8 49 (16.96%) SQL
9 43 (14.88%) Project Management
10 41 (14.19%) Active Directory
10 41 (14.19%) Windows 7
11 40 (13.84%) SCCM
12 38 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (13.15%) WAN
13 37 (12.80%) ITIL
14 32 (11.07%) MS Excel
14 32 (11.07%) Cisco
15 31 (10.73%) PRINCE2
15 31 (10.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (10.38%) Oracle Database
17 29 (10.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 29 (10.03%) SQL Server
18 28 (9.69%) QA
19 27 (9.34%) IBM Notes
19 27 (9.34%) Lotus
19 27 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (9.34%) Firewall
20 25 (8.65%) EMC
20 25 (8.65%) Data Warehouse

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (9.34%) IBM Notes
2 15 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.81%) SAS
4 10 (3.46%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.77%) IIS
6 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (0.69%) Lync
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Documentum
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.15%) MS Office
3 5 (1.73%) MS Project
3 5 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.42%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.04%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.35%) Agresso
7 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.15%) WAN
2 27 (9.34%) Firewall
3 21 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (5.54%) SSL
4 16 (5.54%) SAN
5 15 (5.19%) Network Security
6 10 (3.46%) NAS
7 8 (2.77%) Wireless
7 8 (2.77%) Internet
7 8 (2.77%) DNS
8 7 (2.42%) EIGRP
8 7 (2.42%) MPLS
8 7 (2.42%) OSPF
8 7 (2.42%) BGP
8 7 (2.42%) DMZ
8 7 (2.42%) LAN
8 7 (2.42%) VPLS
8 7 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (2.42%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.38%) Oracle Database
2 29 (10.03%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.46%) Base SAS
6 8 (2.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.04%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 1 (0.35%) MS Access
13 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) MSI
2 5 (1.73%) PeopleTools
3 3 (1.04%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (1.04%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.69%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.35%) Toad
5 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.35%) MorphX
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Robot
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 63 (21.80%) Finance
2 22 (7.61%) Local Government
3 13 (4.50%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.50%) Banking
4 11 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.46%) Retail
6 6 (2.08%) Law
7 5 (1.73%) Legal
8 4 (1.38%) Billing
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (20.42%) Analyst
2 45 (15.57%) Architect
3 42 (14.53%) Project Manager
4 37 (12.80%) Consultant
5 33 (11.42%) Developer
6 23 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
8 16 (5.54%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.50%) Security Analyst
10 12 (4.15%) Oracle Consultant
11 11 (3.81%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.11%) SAS Developer
13 8 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.77%) Migration Engineer
13 8 (2.77%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.42%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.42%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
15 6 (2.08%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.42%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.04%) Java EE 5
3 2 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) EDI
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.35%) jQuery
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.84%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.19%) Mainframe
2 15 (5.19%) PKI
3 12 (4.15%) Fat Client
3 12 (4.15%) Clustering
3 12 (4.15%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.46%) Replication
5 9 (3.11%) Life Science
6 8 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.77%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (2.77%) Data Extraction
7 7 (2.42%) Celerra
7 7 (2.42%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.04%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.69%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.57%) Windows
2 41 (14.19%) Windows 7
3 23 (7.96%) UNIX
4 20 (6.92%) Windows XP
5 11 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.11%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.11%) Solaris
8 3 (1.04%) Linux
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.69%) OS/2
9 2 (0.69%) HPUX
10 1 (0.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (29.07%) Data Migration
2 43 (14.88%) Project Management
3 37 (12.80%) ITIL
4 31 (10.73%) PRINCE2
4 31 (10.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (8.30%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (6.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 18 (6.23%) CRM
9 17 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.19%) ETL
10 15 (5.19%) Configuration Management
10 15 (5.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 15 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (4.50%) SIEM
11 13 (4.50%) Change Control
11 13 (4.50%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (4.50%) Data Analysis
11 13 (4.50%) System Testing
12 11 (3.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.96%) SQL
2 9 (3.11%) T-SQL
3 8 (2.77%) PL/SQL
3 8 (2.77%) REXX
4 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.38%) Java
5 4 (1.38%) VBScript
5 4 (1.38%) VBA
6 3 (1.04%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.69%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.54%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.84%) CISMP
5 13 (4.50%) CISSP
6 12 (4.15%) CISM
7 10 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.11%) CCENT
9 8 (2.77%) Degree
10 6 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.73%) MCSE
11 5 (1.73%) MCSA
12 4 (1.38%) CCIE
12 4 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.38%) CCEE
13 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.04%) MCITP
13 3 (1.04%) CCNA
13 3 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (9.69%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 41 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.65%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (5.54%) Xen
6 11 (3.81%) XenApp
6 11 (3.81%) BitLocker
7 9 (3.11%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.42%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (1.38%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.69%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.35%) vSphere
12 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.35%) Docker
12 1 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (13.84%) SCCM
2 3 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.35%) OpenView
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 64 (22.15%) Citrix
3 63 (21.80%) Oracle
4 55 (19.03%) VMware
5 32 (11.07%) Cisco
6 27 (9.34%) Lotus
7 25 (8.65%) EMC
8 22 (7.61%) SAP
9 20 (6.92%) CheckPoint
10 15 (5.19%) Clearswift
10 15 (5.19%) AppSense
10 15 (5.19%) IBM
11 14 (4.84%) Wyse
12 13 (4.50%) Kaspersky
13 7 (2.42%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.42%) Nortel
13 7 (2.42%) Hyperion
14 6 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (1.73%) Teradata
16 4 (1.38%) HP
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