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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Conversion
Rank 122 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Conversion 23 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.033% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
Average daily rate
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£389 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -27.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +214.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +214.28%
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
987 910 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.78% 30.34% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 471 341
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £600 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Conversion across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Data Conversion Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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
Lancashire - 15 £375 -
Cheshire - 4 £450 -
Manchester -6 2 £418 - 1
Data Conversion
England

Data Conversion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (76.00%) Migration
2 17 (68.00%) VME
2 17 (68.00%) COBOL
2 17 (68.00%) RDBMS
2 17 (68.00%) Relational Database
3 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
4 14 (56.00%) QA
5 12 (48.00%) Integration Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (16.00%) Data Reconciliation
10 3 (12.00%) GMP
10 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 2 (8.00%) PeopleTools
11 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
12 1 (4.00%) Finance
12 1 (4.00%) ETL
12 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (4.00%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) RDBMS
1 17 (68.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) DBA
3 1 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Migration
2 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Integration Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) COBOL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) GMP
2 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft