The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Conversion in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Conversion over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Conversion
Rank 163 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Conversion 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.092% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Data Conversion
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1236 976 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.58% 31.64% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 518 413
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 52
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Data Conversion
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Conversion across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Conversion Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Conversion
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Conversion across the North West region.

Data Conversion Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Conversion
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Conversion across the North West region.

Data Conversion Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Conversion
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Conversion within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cheshire - 3 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Data Conversion
England

Data Conversion
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Conversion 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 Data Conversion.

1 19 (73.08%) Migration
2 17 (65.38%) COBOL
2 17 (65.38%) RDBMS
2 17 (65.38%) VME
2 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
3 16 (61.54%) Automated Testing
4 14 (53.85%) QA
5 13 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
7 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) Data Reconciliation
8 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
9 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
10 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (15.38%) GMP
10 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 2 (7.69%) PeopleTools
12 2 (7.69%) SQL
12 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
13 1 (3.85%) Finance
13 1 (3.85%) ETL

Data Conversion
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Data Conversion 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 Data Conversion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) RDBMS
1 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) PeopleTools
General
1 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Test Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
3 1 (3.85%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Migration
2 16 (61.54%) Automated Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Data Reconciliation
7 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
11 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) COBOL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) GMP
2 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft