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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 11 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Migration 356 351 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.06% 8.37% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.39% 10.41% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 202 86
Median daily rate £400 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.64 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +27.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.35 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.83 £125.00 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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
2874 3373 2368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.23% 80.39% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 2035 1311
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 139 106
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £15.77 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Migration as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 190 £425 +21.42% 14
Cheshire +5 82 £345 -23.33% 5
Lancashire +9 28 £425 -1.44% 2
Merseyside +1 28 £400 +100.00% 2
Cumbria +2 3 £663 +120.83%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Migration.

1 197 (27.36%) Data Migration
2 184 (25.56%) Security Cleared
3 175 (24.31%) Data Centre
4 163 (22.64%) SC Cleared
5 141 (19.58%) Oracle
6 135 (18.75%) Windows
7 122 (16.94%) Finance
8 109 (15.14%) SQL
9 98 (13.61%) Active Directory
10 93 (12.92%) Microsoft
11 67 (9.31%) Project Management
11 67 (9.31%) AIX
11 67 (9.31%) Linux
12 61 (8.47%) Windows Server
13 59 (8.19%) VMware
14 58 (8.06%) SQL Server
14 58 (8.06%) PL/SQL
14 58 (8.06%) Citrix
15 55 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 49 (6.81%) Unix
16 49 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (6.39%) SharePoint
17 46 (6.39%) EMC
18 45 (6.25%) Cisco
18 45 (6.25%) SCCM
19 44 (6.11%) Solaris
19 44 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (5.97%) ETL
21 42 (5.83%) Banking
22 40 (5.56%) PowerShell

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.97%) CMS
10 6 (0.83%) IIS
11 5 (0.69%) SAS
12 4 (0.56%) Moodle
13 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.42%) Tuxedo
14 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.28%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.14%) CICS
Applications
1 29 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.89%) MS Office
3 13 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.69%) MS Project
4 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Mingle
6 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (4.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.28%) Maximo
9 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.28%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.86%) Office 365
2 20 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.94%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.69%) IaaS
6 3 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.42%) SaaS
6 3 (0.42%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.58%) DHCP
2 29 (4.03%) Firewall
3 27 (3.75%) SAN
4 26 (3.61%) WAN
5 23 (3.19%) Skype
6 17 (2.36%) DNS
7 14 (1.94%) Network Security
8 11 (1.53%) SSL
8 11 (1.53%) VoIP
9 10 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.39%) LAN
10 8 (1.11%) Internet
11 7 (0.97%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.83%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.83%) NAS
13 5 (0.69%) MPLS
13 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.69%) WLAN
14 4 (0.56%) PBX
14 4 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.19%) DB2
5 16 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
6 15 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.11%) DataStage
9 7 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.69%) GIS
10 5 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.56%) Big Data
11 4 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.56%) MS Access
11 4 (0.56%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (1.39%) JIRA
2 8 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (0.97%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.69%) SpecFlow
5 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.69%) TestComplete
6 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.42%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.42%) Gradle
7 3 (0.42%) Selenium
7 3 (0.42%) StarTeam
7 3 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Subversion
8 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (16.94%) Finance
2 42 (5.83%) Banking
3 20 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.39%) Retail
6 6 (0.83%) Marketing
7 5 (0.69%) Legal
7 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Billing
10 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.28%) Law
10 2 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (13.61%) Architect
2 87 (12.08%) Project Manager
3 86 (11.94%) Developer
4 79 (10.97%) Consultant
5 77 (10.69%) Analyst
6 48 (6.67%) Migration Manager
7 32 (4.44%) Data Migration Manager
8 28 (3.89%) Designer
8 28 (3.89%) Migration Project Manager
9 27 (3.75%) Data Analyst
10 26 (3.61%) Data Centre Manager
10 26 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 25 (3.47%) Migration Architect
11 25 (3.47%) Oracle Developer
12 20 (2.78%) Business Analyst
12 20 (2.78%) Data Architect
13 19 (2.64%) Data Migration Lead
14 18 (2.50%) Administrator
14 18 (2.50%) Data Migration Developer
14 18 (2.50%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.44%) .NET
2 14 (1.94%) Middleware
3 8 (1.11%) Web Services
4 7 (0.97%) J2EE
5 6 (0.83%) XML
6 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.69%) HTML
7 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.56%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.42%) CSS
8 3 (0.42%) jQuery
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.42%) SOAP
9 2 (0.28%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.28%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.28%) EDI
9 2 (0.28%) JMS
9 2 (0.28%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.28%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 175 (24.31%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.31%) Mainframe
3 15 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 15 (2.08%) PKI
3 15 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 9 (1.25%) Data Structures
4 9 (1.25%) EMC VNX
5 8 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.97%) Clustering
7 5 (0.69%) Digital Media
7 5 (0.69%) FMCG
7 5 (0.69%) IVR
7 5 (0.69%) Life Science
7 5 (0.69%) Replication
8 4 (0.56%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.42%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.42%) HACMP
9 3 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 135 (18.75%) Windows
2 67 (9.31%) AIX
2 67 (9.31%) Linux
3 61 (8.47%) Windows Server
4 55 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (6.81%) Unix
6 44 (6.11%) Solaris
7 36 (5.00%) HPUX
8 26 (3.61%) Windows 10
9 25 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.97%) VME
12 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.42%) zOS
13 2 (0.28%) OS/2
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.14%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (27.36%) Data Migration
2 67 (9.31%) Project Management
3 49 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (5.97%) ETL
6 34 (4.72%) Test Automation
7 29 (4.03%) Software Engineering
8 28 (3.89%) ITIL
9 27 (3.75%) Change Management
10 26 (3.61%) PRINCE2
11 24 (3.33%) Data Modelling
12 23 (3.19%) CRM
12 23 (3.19%) ERP
13 21 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (2.92%) Test Scripting
14 20 (2.78%) Data Transformation
15 17 (2.36%) Service Delivery
16 16 (2.22%) Validation
17 15 (2.08%) Data Analysis
18 14 (1.94%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (15.14%) SQL
2 58 (8.06%) PL/SQL
3 40 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 27 (3.75%) Java
4 27 (3.75%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.81%) C#
6 12 (1.67%) COBOL
7 11 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.39%) C
9 7 (0.97%) VB
10 5 (0.69%) PHP
11 4 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.28%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.28%) C++
12 2 (0.28%) JCL
12 2 (0.28%) VBScript
13 1 (0.14%) SOQL
13 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.14%) VBA
13 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 184 (25.56%) Security Cleared
2 163 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.53%) Degree
4 10 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.25%) CCNP
6 8 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.11%) PMP
7 6 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.83%) CISMP
8 5 (0.69%) CCEA
8 5 (0.69%) CCENT
8 5 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (0.69%) CISM
8 5 (0.69%) CISSP
8 5 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.69%) CLAS
9 3 (0.42%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.28%) CCNA
10 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.81%) QA
2 9 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 98 (13.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.92%) vSphere
4 13 (1.81%) XenApp
5 9 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (0.83%) PowerHA
8 5 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) Firmware
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.14%) Postfix
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (6.25%) SCCM
2 23 (3.19%) SCOM
3 8 (1.11%) SmoothWall
4 7 (0.97%) Puppet
5 6 (0.83%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (0.56%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.56%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.42%) vRealize
7 3 (0.42%) WSUS
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.28%) vMotion
9 1 (0.14%) Ansible
9 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 141 (19.58%) Oracle
2 93 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 59 (8.19%) VMware
4 58 (8.06%) Citrix
5 46 (6.39%) EMC
6 45 (6.25%) Cisco
7 36 (5.00%) IBM
8 34 (4.72%) HP
9 25 (3.47%) SAP
10 14 (1.94%) IFS
10 14 (1.94%) Kaspersky
11 11 (1.53%) Informatica
12 10 (1.39%) Dell
13 9 (1.25%) AppSense
13 9 (1.25%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.25%) Clearswift
13 9 (1.25%) NetApp
14 8 (1.11%) Apple
14 8 (1.11%) Symantec
14 8 (1.11%) Wyse
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Rate: £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
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Rate: 300 - 400
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Rate: £425 - £426 per day
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Rate: £450 - £495 per day
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