The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 15 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Migration 269 224 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.45% 7.21% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 9.98% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 117 95
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£375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £575 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £16.45 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
Migration
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Migration
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 across the North West region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Migration
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 across the North West region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Migration
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 Migration within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +10 109 £363 -3.33% 20
Cheshire -3 62 £375 -10.71% 5
Lancashire +9 60 £396 -0.93% 4
Merseyside +8 24 £375 +44.23% 6
Cumbria -10 1 £500 +47.71% 2
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 141 (24.96%) Data Migration
2 140 (24.78%) Finance
3 139 (24.60%) Windows
4 116 (20.53%) Microsoft
5 109 (19.29%) Oracle
6 88 (15.58%) Data Centre
7 83 (14.69%) SQL
8 77 (13.63%) Project Management
9 76 (13.45%) VMware
10 71 (12.57%) Citrix
11 68 (12.04%) SQL Server
12 64 (11.33%) Security Cleared
13 55 (9.73%) UNIX
14 54 (9.56%) Active Directory
15 53 (9.38%) SC Cleared
16 51 (9.03%) WAN
17 49 (8.67%) Cisco
17 49 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (8.32%) Linux
19 45 (7.96%) MS Excel
19 45 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 45 (7.96%) Windows 7
20 44 (7.79%) PRINCE2
21 43 (7.61%) QA
22 41 (7.26%) SAP
23 40 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
24 39 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
25 38 (6.73%) ITIL
26 37 (6.55%) CheckPoint
26 37 (6.55%) SCCM

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 28 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.89%) SAS
3 18 (3.19%) IBM Notes
4 17 (3.01%) IIS
5 16 (2.83%) MS Exchange
6 14 (2.48%) NetWeaver
7 11 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.71%) CICS
10 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.35%) Apache
12 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.35%) JBoss
12 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.77%) MS Project
3 9 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.71%) MS Office
5 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (3.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.59%) Oracle Payroll
5 8 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.88%) Agresso
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.35%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.18%) Finacle
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.48%) Office 365
2 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.88%) PaaS
4 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.53%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.03%) WAN
2 32 (5.66%) Firewall
3 28 (4.96%) SAN
4 23 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (3.36%) DNS
6 17 (3.01%) SSL
7 16 (2.83%) Network Security
8 15 (2.65%) MPLS
9 14 (2.48%) NAS
10 13 (2.30%) LAN
11 12 (2.12%) DHCP
11 12 (2.12%) Wireless
12 11 (1.95%) BGP
12 11 (1.95%) OSPF
12 11 (1.95%) TCP/IP
13 10 (1.77%) Internet
14 8 (1.42%) VPN
14 8 (1.42%) EIGRP
14 8 (1.42%) DMZ
14 8 (1.42%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 32 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 30 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.48%) SAP HANA
7 14 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.12%) Big Data
9 11 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.77%) Base SAS
11 8 (1.42%) DTS
12 7 (1.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 7 (1.24%) DB2
13 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) PeopleTools
1 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.71%) Toad
2 4 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.35%) MSI
3 2 (0.35%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) NUnit
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) MorphX
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.18%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 140 (24.78%) Finance
2 29 (5.13%) Banking
3 27 (4.78%) Local Government
4 20 (3.54%) Retail
5 16 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.71%) Law
9 3 (0.53%) Billing
9 3 (0.53%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) Publishing
9 3 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 108 (19.12%) Architect
2 89 (15.75%) Project Manager
3 72 (12.74%) Analyst
4 66 (11.68%) Consultant
5 58 (10.27%) Developer
6 25 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (4.07%) Technical Architect
8 22 (3.89%) SQL Developer
9 20 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
10 19 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (3.36%) Data Analyst
10 19 (3.36%) Data Architect
10 19 (3.36%) Test Manager
11 18 (3.19%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (3.19%) Oracle Consultant
12 17 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
13 14 (2.48%) SAP Architect
14 12 (2.12%) Programme Manager
14 12 (2.12%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.30%) Middleware
2 12 (2.12%) Web Services
3 11 (1.95%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.42%) .NET
4 8 (1.42%) XML
5 6 (1.06%) J2EE
5 6 (1.06%) SAP Basis
6 4 (0.71%) JDBC
6 4 (0.71%) JSP
6 4 (0.71%) HTML
6 4 (0.71%) JMS
6 4 (0.71%) JNDI
7 3 (0.53%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.53%) jQuery
7 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.53%) CSS
8 2 (0.35%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.35%) Spring
8 2 (0.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.58%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.37%) Mainframe
3 22 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.19%) Replication
4 18 (3.19%) Data Structures
4 18 (3.19%) Data Conversion
5 17 (3.01%) Clustering
6 16 (2.83%) PKI
7 13 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
8 12 (2.12%) Thin Client
8 12 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.12%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.42%) Celerra
9 8 (1.42%) Life Science
10 7 (1.24%) Data Extraction
10 7 (1.24%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.06%) NHS
12 4 (0.71%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.53%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 139 (24.60%) Windows
2 55 (9.73%) UNIX
3 47 (8.32%) Linux
4 45 (7.96%) Windows 7
5 40 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (5.49%) VME
7 26 (4.60%) Solaris
7 26 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (3.72%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.65%) HPUX
11 11 (1.95%) VMS
12 9 (1.59%) AIX
13 7 (1.24%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.18%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (24.96%) Data Migration
2 77 (13.63%) Project Management
3 45 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (7.79%) PRINCE2
5 39 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (6.73%) ITIL
7 36 (6.37%) CRM
7 36 (6.37%) ERP
8 30 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (4.78%) ETL
12 25 (4.42%) Data Analysis
13 23 (4.07%) Validation
13 23 (4.07%) Change Control
14 21 (3.72%) Technical Architecture
14 21 (3.72%) Data Modelling
15 19 (3.36%) Programme Management
16 18 (3.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (14.69%) SQL
2 18 (3.19%) T-SQL
3 17 (3.01%) COBOL
4 14 (2.48%) PL/SQL
5 12 (2.12%) Java
5 12 (2.12%) VBA
5 12 (2.12%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.59%) C
7 8 (1.42%) VBScript
8 7 (1.24%) REXX
9 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.71%) C#
10 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.53%) PeopleCode
11 3 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.18%) X++
12 1 (0.18%) PL/1
12 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 64 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.30%) Degree
4 13 (2.30%) CISMP
4 13 (2.30%) CISSP
5 12 (2.12%) CISM
6 11 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.95%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.77%) PMP
7 10 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.59%) CCENT
8 9 (1.59%) MCSE
9 8 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.24%) CCIE
11 6 (1.06%) CCA
11 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.61%) QA
2 28 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) GAAP
System Software
1 54 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.01%) XenApp
4 17 (3.01%) VMware ESX
5 13 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.95%) BitLocker
6 11 (1.95%) vSphere
7 10 (1.77%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (1.06%) Xen
10 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.35%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.18%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (6.55%) SCCM
2 4 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.53%) OpenView
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.35%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.35%) WSUS
4 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 116 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 109 (19.29%) Oracle
3 76 (13.45%) VMware
4 71 (12.57%) Citrix
5 49 (8.67%) Cisco
6 41 (7.26%) SAP
7 37 (6.55%) CheckPoint
8 34 (6.02%) HP
9 22 (3.89%) IBM
9 22 (3.89%) EMC
10 18 (3.19%) Lotus
10 18 (3.19%) AppSense
11 16 (2.83%) Veritas
12 14 (2.48%) Clearswift
12 14 (2.48%) Wyse
13 13 (2.30%) Kaspersky
13 13 (2.30%) Informatica
14 11 (1.95%) Business Objects
15 10 (1.77%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.42%) Nortel
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