The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 10 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Migration 34 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.92% 2.04% 10.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.27% 3.16% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 17
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£200 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.36% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £379 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £411 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £367
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+694.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +14.28%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 158 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 72.70% 64.49% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 94 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the Merseyside region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Merseyside region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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
Liverpool +17 33 £200 -51.80% 2
Bootle - 1 - -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (31.03%) Windows
1 18 (31.03%) Data Migration
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle
3 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
5 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (17.24%) Office 365
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
6 9 (15.52%) Change Management
6 9 (15.52%) Citrix
6 9 (15.52%) Linux
7 8 (13.79%) SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 8 (13.79%) Security Management
7 8 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.79%) Database Security
7 8 (13.79%) Patch Management
7 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
7 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (13.79%) Database Tuning
8 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
8 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.34%) ITIL
10 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (8.62%) VMware

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.90%) Lync
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.72%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
1 4 (6.90%) SAN
2 3 (5.17%) VPN
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) VLAN
4 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) VLDB
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) MS Access
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
General
1 2 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Administrator
3 8 (13.79%) DBA
4 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Services Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Project Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) NHS
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
6 2 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Data Migration
2 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.52%) Change Management
4 8 (13.79%) Database Security
4 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (13.79%) Patch Management
4 8 (13.79%) Security Management
4 8 (13.79%) Database Tuning
4 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.45%) High Availability
9 2 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (3.45%) ERP
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
1 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) VBScript
2 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISEB
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.72%) CCNP
2 1 (1.72%) CCA
2 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) CCVP
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) CCAA
2 1 (1.72%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (8.62%) XenApp
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) XenServer
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) Citrix
4 5 (8.62%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) AppSense
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
6 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) PlateSpin