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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 18 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Migration 98 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.96% 4.98% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 6.75% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 23
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£375 £356 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £247 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £468 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -33.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.80 £18.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-10.22% -24.21%
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
1037 815 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.65% 73.76% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 427 393
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £97.74 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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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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 +7 4 £188 - 1
Wigan +3 1 £325 -4.41%
Altrincham - - - - 2
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 52 (24.19%) Data Migration
2 50 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 49 (22.79%) Windows
4 43 (20.00%) Finance
5 35 (16.28%) SQL Server
6 33 (15.35%) SQL
7 30 (13.95%) WAN
8 29 (13.49%) Oracle
8 29 (13.49%) VMware
9 24 (11.16%) Active Directory
9 24 (11.16%) HP
10 21 (9.77%) Citrix
10 21 (9.77%) Cisco
10 21 (9.77%) SAN
10 21 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (7.91%) Firewall
12 17 (7.91%) UNIX
12 17 (7.91%) NAS
13 16 (7.44%) Windows 7
13 16 (7.44%) LAN
13 16 (7.44%) PRINCE2
13 16 (7.44%) Project Management
14 15 (6.98%) HPUX
14 15 (6.98%) Local Government
15 14 (6.51%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (6.51%) Data Protection
15 14 (6.51%) SAP
15 14 (6.51%) Veritas
16 13 (6.05%) MPLS

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.19%) IIS
3 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.40%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.40%) Apache
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) SAS
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.40%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.47%) Finacle
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.47%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.47%) Summit
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.79%) Office 365
2 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.95%) WAN
2 21 (9.77%) SAN
3 17 (7.91%) NAS
3 17 (7.91%) Firewall
4 16 (7.44%) LAN
5 14 (6.51%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (6.05%) MPLS
7 9 (4.19%) Internet
8 8 (3.72%) Wireless
9 7 (3.26%) OSPF
9 7 (3.26%) BGP
9 7 (3.26%) EIGRP
9 7 (3.26%) iSCSI
9 7 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.26%) DMZ
9 7 (3.26%) VPLS
10 5 (2.33%) DNS
11 4 (1.86%) Intranet
12 3 (1.40%) DHCP
12 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.79%) DB2
5 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.86%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.93%) MS Access
8 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Toad
2 2 (0.93%) LSMW
2 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
3 1 (0.47%) Maven
3 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
General
1 43 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (6.98%) Local Government
3 12 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.58%) Banking
4 7 (3.26%) Retail
5 4 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.86%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (17.21%) Architect
2 34 (15.81%) Analyst
3 29 (13.49%) Project Manager
4 26 (12.09%) Consultant
5 21 (9.77%) Developer
6 20 (9.30%) Business Analyst
7 19 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.65%) Project Leader
9 9 (4.19%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.19%) Technical Project Leader
10 8 (3.72%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (3.26%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 6 (2.79%) Telephony Engineer
13 5 (2.33%) Server Engineer
13 5 (2.33%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) .NET
2 8 (3.72%) XML
3 5 (2.33%) Middleware
3 5 (2.33%) HTML
4 4 (1.86%) SAP Business Workflow
4 4 (1.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.86%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.93%) CSS
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.93%) BAPI
5 2 (0.93%) SAP ALE
5 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.93%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.93%) jQuery
6 1 (0.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.47%) Spring
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.05%) Replication
2 9 (4.19%) Life Science
3 8 (3.72%) Data Extraction
4 7 (3.26%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.26%) Celerra
4 7 (3.26%) Clustering
5 6 (2.79%) NHS
5 6 (2.79%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.33%) Streaming Media
6 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) AS400
10 1 (0.47%) Tandem
10 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.79%) Windows
2 17 (7.91%) UNIX
3 16 (7.44%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.98%) HPUX
5 13 (6.05%) Solaris
5 13 (6.05%) Linux
6 10 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.33%) AIX
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.93%) VMS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.19%) Data Migration
2 18 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (7.44%) PRINCE2
3 16 (7.44%) Project Management
4 14 (6.51%) Data Protection
5 13 (6.05%) CRM
5 13 (6.05%) Change Control
6 11 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (5.12%) Matrix Management
7 9 (4.19%) Data Cleansing
7 9 (4.19%) Data Modelling
7 9 (4.19%) ITSM
8 8 (3.72%) ERP
8 8 (3.72%) ITIL
9 7 (3.26%) OO
9 7 (3.26%) ETL
9 7 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.26%) E-business
9 7 (3.26%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.35%) SQL
2 10 (4.65%) PL/SQL
3 8 (3.72%) VBA
4 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.86%) ABAP
5 4 (1.86%) C#
6 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) JCL
8 1 (0.47%) X++
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (2.33%) CCNA
1 5 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (2.33%) MCSE
2 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) PMP
3 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.93%) CCDA
3 2 (0.93%) CCDP
3 2 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) CCIE
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CCEA
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CCSE
4 1 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
1 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.19%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.26%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.40%) XenApp
5 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.93%) Firmware
6 2 (0.93%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) UAG
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.47%) RHEV
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (4.19%) SCCM
2 7 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.93%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (0.93%) OpenView
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.49%) Oracle
2 29 (13.49%) VMware
3 24 (11.16%) HP
4 21 (9.77%) Citrix
4 21 (9.77%) Cisco
5 14 (6.51%) SAP
5 14 (6.51%) Veritas
6 13 (6.05%) Nortel
7 12 (5.58%) CheckPoint
8 11 (5.12%) EMC
9 9 (4.19%) CA
9 9 (4.19%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.26%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.26%) Northgate
11 6 (2.79%) Avaya
12 5 (2.33%) Sun
12 5 (2.33%) IBM
12 5 (2.33%) BT
12 5 (2.33%) Lotus
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