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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 24 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 217 236 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.71% 8.02% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.22% 11.12% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 94 123
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.78 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £37.50 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -35.45%
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
2353 2122 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.76% 72.13% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1058 1152
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 110 105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.96 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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
Manchester +7 103 £350 +6.06% 30
Cheshire -5 58 £399 +24.60% 9
Lancashire -18 21 £375 +7.14% 1
Merseyside -14 11 £263 -25.00% 11
Cumbria -7 1 £170 -43.33% 1
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 147 (35.00%) Data Migration
2 99 (23.57%) SQL
2 99 (23.57%) Finance
3 93 (22.14%) Oracle
4 82 (19.52%) SQL Server
5 78 (18.57%) Windows
6 75 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 59 (14.05%) Project Management
8 55 (13.10%) MS Excel
9 47 (11.19%) Data Modelling
10 45 (10.71%) ETL
11 44 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (9.76%) PL/SQL
13 41 (9.76%) Active Directory
14 38 (9.05%) Banking
15 37 (8.81%) Oracle Database
16 33 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (7.86%) Data Cleansing
17 32 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (7.62%) ITIL
18 31 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (7.14%) Shell Script
19 30 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (6.67%) VMware
20 28 (6.67%) PRINCE2
21 27 (6.43%) SAP
21 27 (6.43%) Windows 7
22 26 (6.19%) Data Architecture
22 26 (6.19%) CA

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 19 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.43%) IIS
2 6 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.95%) CICS
5 3 (0.71%) Apache
5 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.48%) CMS
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.24%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 55 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.05%) MS Project
3 10 (2.38%) MS Office
4 9 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (2.14%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.24%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.24%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.71%) DNS
2 23 (5.48%) DHCP
3 22 (5.24%) WAN
4 14 (3.33%) LAN
5 13 (3.10%) SAN
6 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.43%) Firewall
8 4 (0.95%) VPN
8 4 (0.95%) Intranet
8 4 (0.95%) FTP
8 4 (0.95%) HTTP
9 3 (0.71%) NAS
10 2 (0.48%) Wireless
10 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.48%) Internet
10 2 (0.48%) SSL
11 1 (0.24%) Extranet
11 1 (0.24%) 3G
11 1 (0.24%) H.323
11 1 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (8.81%) Oracle Database
4 32 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (4.05%) PowerCenter
8 17 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.10%) MS Access
11 12 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.86%) DB2
11 12 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (1.19%) Big Data
15 4 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
16 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (3.81%) Toad
2 12 (2.86%) ERwin
3 7 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (1.43%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.71%) LSMW
5 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.48%) MSI
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) PowerDesigner
General
1 99 (23.57%) Finance
2 38 (9.05%) Banking
3 15 (3.57%) Retail
4 12 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.38%) Local Government
6 7 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 7 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (20.00%) Analyst
2 58 (13.81%) Project Manager
3 55 (13.10%) Developer
4 42 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 42 (10.00%) Architect
5 34 (8.10%) Consultant
6 20 (4.76%) DBA
6 20 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 20 (4.76%) Data Manager
7 17 (4.05%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.81%) Senior Project Manager
8 16 (3.81%) SQL DBA
8 16 (3.81%) Data Migration Manager
9 11 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.38%) Data Consultant
11 9 (2.14%) Data Migration Consultant
11 9 (2.14%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (2.14%) Migration Consultant
11 9 (2.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.00%) .NET
2 15 (3.57%) Middleware
3 13 (3.10%) HTML
4 11 (2.62%) Web Services
5 8 (1.90%) CSS
6 6 (1.43%) JDBC
6 6 (1.43%) J2EE
6 6 (1.43%) Velocity
7 5 (1.19%) jQuery
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.19%) XML
8 4 (0.95%) JSP
8 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.95%) JMS
8 4 (0.95%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (0.95%) SAP Business Workflow
8 4 (0.95%) JNDI
8 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.71%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 18 (4.29%) Mainframe
4 12 (2.86%) Clustering
5 10 (2.38%) NHS
6 9 (2.14%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.90%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.67%) Replication
9 5 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.71%) HACMP
11 3 (0.71%) DLPAR
12 2 (0.48%) LPAR
12 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.48%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.48%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.48%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.57%) Windows
2 27 (6.43%) Windows 7
3 23 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (4.76%) Linux
5 15 (3.57%) UNIX
5 15 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.33%) AIX
7 13 (3.10%) Solaris
8 12 (2.86%) HPUX
9 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.19%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.00%) Data Migration
2 59 (14.05%) Project Management
3 47 (11.19%) Data Modelling
4 45 (10.71%) ETL
5 33 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (7.86%) Data Cleansing
6 32 (7.62%) ITIL
7 30 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 26 (6.19%) Data Architecture
10 23 (5.48%) Data Mapping
10 23 (5.48%) Data Analysis
10 23 (5.48%) Validation
11 20 (4.76%) Business Analysis
12 16 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 15 (3.57%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.33%) Change Management
15 12 (2.86%) Workflow
15 12 (2.86%) CRM
15 12 (2.86%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (23.57%) SQL
2 41 (9.76%) PL/SQL
3 30 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 11 (2.62%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.38%) Java
5 10 (2.38%) VBA
6 8 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.67%) C#
8 6 (1.43%) ABAP
8 6 (1.43%) VB
9 5 (1.19%) Perl
10 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.48%) Delphi
11 2 (0.48%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.24%) VB6
12 1 (0.24%) X++
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.38%) Degree
3 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.67%) ISEB
6 6 (1.43%) MCP
6 6 (1.43%) MCSE
6 6 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PMP
8 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CISA
9 1 (0.24%) GIAC
9 1 (0.24%) GCIA
9 1 (0.24%) CEH
9 1 (0.24%) MCITP
9 1 (0.24%) CISSP
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.19%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.95%) XenServer
6 3 (0.71%) Firmware
7 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.48%) RHEV
8 1 (0.24%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (5.71%) SCCM
2 11 (2.62%) SCOM
3 4 (0.95%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.71%) Unicenter
4 3 (0.71%) Control-M
5 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.48%) OpenView
5 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.24%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 93 (22.14%) Oracle
2 75 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.67%) VMware
4 27 (6.43%) SAP
5 26 (6.19%) CA
6 21 (5.00%) IBM
7 19 (4.52%) Informatica
7 19 (4.52%) HP
8 11 (2.62%) Citrix
9 9 (2.14%) Cisco
10 8 (1.90%) Sage
10 8 (1.90%) Northgate
10 8 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.67%) Talend
12 6 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.43%) Sybase
13 5 (1.19%) Sun
14 4 (0.95%) EMC
14 4 (0.95%) Adobe
14 4 (0.95%) VocaLink
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