The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 21 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Migration 193 257 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.42% 9.65% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 13.58% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 106 128
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £209 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £498 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +21.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £17.65 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.50 £42.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -31.06%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2087 1893 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.40% 71.06% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1118
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Migration
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

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
Manchester -5 80 £400 +17.64% 20
Lancashire +11 46 £400 +14.28% 3
Cheshire -18 44 £460 +38.86% 12
Merseyside -18 4 £395 -4.24% 3
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (34.51%) Data Migration
2 109 (25.59%) Finance
3 102 (23.94%) Windows
4 92 (21.60%) SQL
5 84 (19.72%) Oracle
6 76 (17.84%) Microsoft
7 72 (16.90%) SQL Server
8 61 (14.32%) Project Management
9 55 (12.91%) Windows 7
10 52 (12.21%) MS Excel
10 52 (12.21%) Active Directory
11 49 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (10.80%) ETL
13 38 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (8.45%) Data Modelling
15 35 (8.22%) ITIL
16 34 (7.98%) PRINCE2
16 34 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (7.28%) SCCM
17 31 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (7.28%) Oracle Database
18 30 (7.04%) Data Cleansing
19 28 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (6.57%) Data Analysis
19 28 (6.57%) Banking
19 28 (6.57%) SharePoint
19 28 (6.57%) PL/SQL
20 26 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
21 25 (5.87%) MS Project
21 25 (5.87%) DNS

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.17%) IIS
7 4 (0.94%) Lync
7 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.70%) CICS
9 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.23%) Apache
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) SAS
10 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 52 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.87%) MS Project
3 16 (3.76%) MS Office
4 15 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.94%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.23%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.87%) DNS
2 24 (5.63%) DHCP
3 12 (2.82%) WAN
4 10 (2.35%) LAN
5 8 (1.88%) SAN
5 8 (1.88%) Firewall
6 7 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.94%) Intranet
8 4 (0.94%) MPLS
8 4 (0.94%) Network Security
9 3 (0.70%) VPN
10 2 (0.47%) ATM
10 2 (0.47%) SMS
10 2 (0.47%) Wireless
10 2 (0.47%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.23%) VLAN
11 1 (0.23%) MGW
11 1 (0.23%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (7.28%) Oracle Database
5 26 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.82%) MS Access
10 10 (2.35%) PowerCenter
11 9 (2.11%) DB2
11 9 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.88%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (1.17%) Big Data
14 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (2.35%) MSI
2 8 (1.88%) Toad
3 5 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.94%) ERwin
4 4 (0.94%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.47%) LSMW
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 109 (25.59%) Finance
2 28 (6.57%) Banking
3 18 (4.23%) Retail
3 18 (4.23%) Local Government
4 11 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.88%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.41%) General Ledger
7 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.94%) Marketing
8 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (16.43%) Project Manager
2 57 (13.38%) Analyst
3 49 (11.50%) Developer
4 45 (10.56%) Consultant
5 40 (9.39%) Architect
6 21 (4.93%) Senior Manager
6 21 (4.93%) Data Manager
7 20 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
8 19 (4.46%) Data Analyst
8 19 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.23%) DBA
10 15 (3.52%) Data Migration Manager
11 14 (3.29%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.05%) Programme Manager
13 12 (2.82%) Data Architect
14 11 (2.58%) Migration Engineer
15 9 (2.11%) Migration Consultant
15 9 (2.11%) SQL Developer
15 9 (2.11%) Data Consultant
15 9 (2.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.23%) .NET
2 12 (2.82%) Middleware
3 11 (2.58%) Application Packaging
4 9 (2.11%) Web Services
5 6 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.41%) CSS
5 6 (1.41%) Velocity
6 5 (1.17%) HTML
7 4 (0.94%) jQuery
8 3 (0.70%) JMS
8 3 (0.70%) JNDI
8 3 (0.70%) JDBC
8 3 (0.70%) JSP
8 3 (0.70%) J2EE
9 2 (0.47%) SAP BSP
9 2 (0.47%) XSLT
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.47%) DWR
9 2 (0.47%) WCF
10 1 (0.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.69%) Mainframe
2 14 (3.29%) Data Extraction
3 10 (2.35%) Clustering
4 6 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (1.41%) Replication
4 6 (1.41%) NHS
5 4 (0.94%) Thin Client
5 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
5 4 (0.94%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.70%) LPAR
6 3 (0.70%) DLPAR
6 3 (0.70%) HACMP
6 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.47%) FMCG
7 2 (0.47%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.94%) Windows
2 55 (12.91%) Windows 7
3 28 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.29%) Windows XP
6 13 (3.05%) UNIX
7 12 (2.82%) Linux
8 11 (2.58%) AIX
9 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.88%) HPUX
10 8 (1.88%) Solaris
11 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (34.51%) Data Migration
2 61 (14.32%) Project Management
3 46 (10.80%) ETL
4 38 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (8.45%) Data Modelling
6 35 (8.22%) ITIL
7 34 (7.98%) PRINCE2
8 31 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (7.04%) Data Cleansing
10 28 (6.57%) Data Analysis
11 19 (4.46%) Validation
12 15 (3.52%) Service Delivery
12 15 (3.52%) Data Mapping
13 14 (3.29%) Project Planning
13 14 (3.29%) Change Management
14 13 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (3.05%) Data Architecture
14 13 (3.05%) Database Tuning
15 12 (2.82%) Test Management
15 12 (2.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.60%) SQL
2 28 (6.57%) PL/SQL
3 19 (4.46%) Shell Script
4 18 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.58%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.58%) VB
6 9 (2.11%) C#
7 8 (1.88%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.88%) VBA
8 7 (1.64%) Java
9 6 (1.41%) VBScript
10 4 (0.94%) Perl
11 2 (0.47%) ABAP
12 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.23%) VB6
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.41%) Degree
4 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.17%) CCNP
5 5 (1.17%) ISEB
5 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.94%) CCIE
6 4 (0.94%) CCDP
6 4 (0.94%) JNCIP
6 4 (0.94%) JNCIE
7 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.70%) MCSE
8 2 (0.47%) MCP
8 2 (0.47%) MCITP
8 2 (0.47%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.88%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (3.29%) Hyper-V
2 14 (3.29%) XenApp
3 6 (1.41%) vSphere
3 6 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.23%) RHEV
6 1 (0.23%) XenServer
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (7.28%) SCCM
2 7 (1.64%) SCOM
3 5 (1.17%) PureDisk
4 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.94%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.70%) Control-M
5 3 (0.70%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 84 (19.72%) Oracle
2 76 (17.84%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.87%) Citrix
4 23 (5.40%) SAP
5 18 (4.23%) VMware
6 17 (3.99%) IBM
7 15 (3.52%) HP
8 13 (3.05%) Informatica
9 12 (2.82%) AppSense
9 12 (2.82%) Cisco
10 11 (2.58%) CA
11 6 (1.41%) Sage
12 5 (1.17%) Talend
13 4 (0.94%) VocaLink
13 4 (0.94%) Tableau
13 4 (0.94%) NetApp
13 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.94%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.94%) Redback
13 4 (0.94%) Juniper
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