The table below looks at the statistics for the Migration Engineer role 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 Migration Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration Engineer
Rank 143 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 2 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.059% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.50% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£163 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £223 £205
% change year-on-year
+45.17% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Migration Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3110 2587 2270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.09% 93.66% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1328 1120
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 205 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Migration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Migration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Migration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Migration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Migration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Migration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Migration Engineer in their job title 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 with Migration Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) VCP4
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) PureDisk
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Migration Engineer in their job title 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 with Migration Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) VMware