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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 14 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 107 81 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.37% 6.45% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.93% 9.16% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 26
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£350 £375 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.64 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
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
1078 884 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.24% 70.38% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 441 331
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.83 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £42.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 69 (28.28%) Data Migration
2 57 (23.36%) Microsoft
3 56 (22.95%) Data Centre
4 52 (21.31%) Windows
4 52 (21.31%) Finance
5 44 (18.03%) Oracle
5 44 (18.03%) Citrix
6 38 (15.57%) SQL
7 35 (14.34%) VMware
8 32 (13.11%) Project Management
8 32 (13.11%) SQL Server
9 31 (12.70%) WAN
10 30 (12.30%) Active Directory
11 29 (11.89%) Cisco
12 28 (11.48%) Windows 7
12 28 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 27 (11.07%) QA
14 25 (10.25%) MS Excel
14 25 (10.25%) ITIL
14 25 (10.25%) Firewall
15 22 (9.02%) CheckPoint
16 21 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (8.20%) SCCM
17 20 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (8.20%) UNIX
18 19 (7.79%) PRINCE2
19 18 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
20 17 (6.97%) HP
20 17 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
21 16 (6.56%) Network Security

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.51%) IBM Notes
2 11 (4.51%) SAS
3 8 (3.28%) IIS
4 6 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.05%) MS Project
2 5 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.41%) Summit
7 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.41%) Agresso
7 1 (0.41%) Finacle
7 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) Office 365
2 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.70%) WAN
2 25 (10.25%) Firewall
3 20 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (6.56%) Network Security
4 16 (6.56%) SAN
5 15 (6.15%) SSL
6 10 (4.10%) NAS
7 9 (3.69%) Wireless
8 8 (3.28%) Internet
9 7 (2.87%) BGP
9 7 (2.87%) MPLS
9 7 (2.87%) OSPF
9 7 (2.87%) DMZ
9 7 (2.87%) EIGRP
9 7 (2.87%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (2.87%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.87%) VPLS
10 5 (2.05%) DNS
10 5 (2.05%) LAN
11 4 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.10%) Base SAS
4 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.82%) Big Data
9 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.82%) DB2
9 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) PeopleTools
2 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.82%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.82%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.82%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.82%) Toad
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.41%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.41%) MorphX
4 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 52 (21.31%) Finance
2 13 (5.33%) Banking
3 11 (4.51%) Local Government
4 10 (4.10%) Retail
5 9 (3.69%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Billing
7 2 (0.82%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (20.49%) Analyst
2 39 (15.98%) Architect
3 37 (15.16%) Developer
4 34 (13.93%) Consultant
4 34 (13.93%) Project Manager
5 19 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
6 16 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (4.92%) Security Analyst
7 12 (4.92%) Data Analyst
8 11 (4.51%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.10%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.10%) Data Architect
10 9 (3.69%) SAS Developer
11 8 (3.28%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.87%) Data Manager
12 7 (2.87%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Designer
13 6 (2.46%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.64%) XML
3 2 (0.82%) jQuery
3 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.82%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) .NET
3 2 (0.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) EDI
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.95%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.74%) PKI
3 12 (4.92%) Replication
4 11 (4.51%) Clustering
4 11 (4.51%) Thin Client
4 11 (4.51%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.51%) Fat Client
5 9 (3.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.87%) Data Extraction
6 7 (2.87%) Celerra
6 7 (2.87%) Life Science
7 6 (2.46%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.82%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.82%) NHS
11 1 (0.41%) PMI
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.31%) Windows
2 28 (11.48%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.20%) UNIX
4 14 (5.74%) Windows XP
5 13 (5.33%) HPUX
6 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.69%) Solaris
8 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.05%) Linux
10 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.82%) VMS
12 1 (0.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.41%) OS/2
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.28%) Data Migration
2 32 (13.11%) Project Management
3 25 (10.25%) ITIL
4 19 (7.79%) PRINCE2
5 18 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 15 (6.15%) Data Modelling
8 14 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (5.74%) Change Control
8 14 (5.74%) Configuration Management
8 14 (5.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (5.33%) SIEM
10 12 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (4.51%) E-business
11 11 (4.51%) CRM
12 10 (4.10%) Data Governance
12 10 (4.10%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.57%) SQL
2 9 (3.69%) PL/SQL
2 9 (3.69%) VBA
3 7 (2.87%) REXX
4 5 (2.05%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.64%) VBScript
6 3 (1.23%) C#
6 3 (1.23%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (5.33%) CISSP
2 13 (5.33%) CISMP
3 12 (4.92%) CISM
4 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.69%) CCENT
5 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.05%) Degree
8 4 (1.64%) CCEE
8 4 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.64%) MCSE
8 4 (1.64%) CCIE
9 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.82%) MCITP
9 2 (0.82%) CCAA
9 2 (0.82%) CCIA
9 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.82%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (11.07%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.51%) XenApp
4 11 (4.51%) BitLocker
5 9 (3.69%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.87%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.64%) Xen
9 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.82%) vSphere
9 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.82%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.41%) Firmware
10 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (8.20%) SCCM
2 3 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 44 (18.03%) Oracle
2 44 (18.03%) Citrix
3 35 (14.34%) VMware
4 29 (11.89%) Cisco
5 22 (9.02%) CheckPoint
6 17 (6.97%) HP
7 15 (6.15%) AppSense
8 14 (5.74%) Veritas
8 14 (5.74%) Clearswift
8 14 (5.74%) Wyse
9 13 (5.33%) EMC
9 13 (5.33%) Kaspersky
10 11 (4.51%) Lotus
11 10 (4.10%) SAP
12 9 (3.69%) IBM
13 7 (2.87%) Nortel
13 7 (2.87%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.46%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (2.05%) Hyperion
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