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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 15 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Migration 293 197 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.60% 7.27% 8.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.68% 10.07% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 90 97
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£405 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 19
Average hourly rate £49.50 £29.03 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% +0.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -31.11%
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
2509 1957 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 72.27% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1011 813
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 118 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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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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 +14 136 £400 +6.66% 25
Cheshire -12 45 £413 +26.92% 8
Merseyside +15 39 £420 +8.46% 2
Lancashire +9 39 £425 +88.88%
Cumbria - 13 - - 2
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 145 (27.00%) Windows
1 145 (27.00%) Data Migration
2 121 (22.53%) Finance
3 112 (20.86%) Oracle
4 109 (20.30%) Microsoft
5 82 (15.27%) SQL Server
6 74 (13.78%) SQL
7 71 (13.22%) VMware
8 66 (12.29%) Citrix
9 64 (11.92%) UNIX
10 60 (11.17%) Project Management
11 58 (10.80%) Active Directory
12 55 (10.24%) Security Cleared
13 53 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 53 (9.87%) SAP
14 51 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 49 (9.12%) Linux
16 48 (8.94%) WAN
16 48 (8.94%) Cisco
17 47 (8.75%) SC Cleared
18 45 (8.38%) Windows 7
19 42 (7.82%) PRINCE2
20 41 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
21 40 (7.45%) SAN
22 38 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
22 38 (7.08%) MS Excel
22 38 (7.08%) Hyper-V
23 37 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
23 37 (6.89%) Change Control
24 34 (6.33%) Oracle Database

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (4.84%) IIS
2 25 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.72%) SAS
4 17 (3.17%) NetWeaver
5 14 (2.61%) IBM Notes
6 13 (2.42%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.12%) CICS
8 5 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.56%) Documentum
11 2 (0.37%) Apache
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.05%) MS Project
3 10 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.49%) MS Office
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (3.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (3.35%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle Payroll
3 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.93%) Agresso
6 4 (0.74%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.56%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.19%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.61%) Office 365
2 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.93%) PaaS
4 3 (0.56%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.94%) WAN
2 40 (7.45%) SAN
3 25 (4.66%) Firewall
4 23 (4.28%) NAS
5 22 (4.10%) Fibre Channel
6 21 (3.91%) MPLS
7 20 (3.72%) LAN
8 19 (3.54%) Wireless
9 18 (3.35%) Internet
10 16 (2.98%) DHCP
11 15 (2.79%) OSPF
11 15 (2.79%) BGP
11 15 (2.79%) EIGRP
11 15 (2.79%) DMZ
11 15 (2.79%) VPLS
11 15 (2.79%) iSCSI
11 15 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (2.23%) DNS
13 10 (1.86%) TCP/IP
14 6 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.98%) SAP HANA
5 16 (2.98%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.79%) DB2
7 14 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.86%) Big Data
9 9 (1.68%) Base SAS
10 6 (1.12%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.93%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (1.68%) Toad
2 7 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.93%) ERwin
4 4 (0.74%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.37%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.37%) LSMW
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 121 (22.53%) Finance
2 34 (6.33%) Banking
2 34 (6.33%) Local Government
3 17 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.61%) Retail
5 10 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.12%) Publishing
8 4 (0.74%) Billing
8 4 (0.74%) Law
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.56%) Marketing
9 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (18.81%) Architect
2 92 (17.13%) Project Manager
3 72 (13.41%) Analyst
4 64 (11.92%) Consultant
5 48 (8.94%) Developer
6 34 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 31 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (3.91%) Senior Manager
8 21 (3.91%) Senior Project Manager
9 18 (3.35%) Data Architect
9 18 (3.35%) Data Analyst
9 18 (3.35%) Oracle Consultant
10 17 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.17%) SAP Architect
11 16 (2.98%) Technical Architect
12 15 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
12 15 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (2.79%) Designer
13 11 (2.05%) Data Centre Project Manager
13 11 (2.05%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.17%) .NET
2 16 (2.98%) Web Services
3 13 (2.42%) XML
4 12 (2.23%) Middleware
5 11 (2.05%) HTML
6 10 (1.86%) Application Packaging
7 9 (1.68%) J2EE
8 8 (1.49%) JDBC
9 7 (1.30%) SAP Basis
10 6 (1.12%) JNDI
10 6 (1.12%) JSP
10 6 (1.12%) JMS
11 5 (0.93%) CSS
12 4 (0.74%) Web Dynpro
12 4 (0.74%) SAP Business Workflow
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.56%) jQuery
14 2 (0.37%) SAP ALE
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.40%) Mainframe
2 26 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.66%) Replication
3 25 (4.66%) Clustering
4 15 (2.79%) Celerra
4 15 (2.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 15 (2.79%) Data Integration
5 13 (2.42%) Data Extraction
5 13 (2.42%) Life Science
5 13 (2.42%) NHS
6 11 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.12%) Open Source
7 6 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.93%) Streaming Media
9 4 (0.74%) SCORM
9 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.56%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 145 (27.00%) Windows
2 64 (11.92%) UNIX
3 49 (9.12%) Linux
4 45 (8.38%) Windows 7
5 37 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (6.15%) Solaris
7 31 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (4.28%) Windows XP
9 21 (3.91%) HPUX
10 11 (2.05%) VMS
11 9 (1.68%) AIX
12 7 (1.30%) VME
12 7 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.19%) OS/2
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (27.00%) Data Migration
2 60 (11.17%) Project Management
3 51 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (7.82%) PRINCE2
5 38 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (6.89%) Change Control
7 32 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (5.40%) ERP
9 27 (5.03%) CRM
9 27 (5.03%) ETL
9 27 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (4.66%) Data Modelling
11 23 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (3.91%) ITIL
12 21 (3.91%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.54%) Programme Management
14 18 (3.35%) Business Analysis
14 18 (3.35%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (3.35%) Data Architecture
14 18 (3.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.78%) SQL
2 24 (4.47%) PL/SQL
3 14 (2.61%) Java
4 10 (1.86%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.68%) VBA
5 9 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.49%) C
7 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.12%) REXX
8 6 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.74%) VBScript
9 4 (0.74%) C#
9 4 (0.74%) ABAP
10 3 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.37%) PHP
11 2 (0.37%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) C++
12 1 (0.19%) PL/1
12 1 (0.19%) JCL
Qualifications
1 55 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.03%) VCP4
4 12 (2.23%) Degree
5 11 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.68%) MCSE
8 8 (1.49%) CCNA
9 7 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.30%) PMP
9 7 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.93%) CCEA
12 4 (0.74%) CCA
12 4 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.74%) MCITP
13 3 (0.56%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.93%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 53 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.54%) VMware ESX
5 18 (3.35%) Terminal Services
6 15 (2.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 14 (2.61%) XenApp
8 12 (2.23%) vSphere
9 10 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.12%) Xen
11 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.37%) SRDF
13 2 (0.37%) UAG
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.37%) Firmware
13 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (5.40%) SCCM
2 7 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.74%) SCOM
3 4 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 112 (20.86%) Oracle
2 109 (20.30%) Microsoft
3 71 (13.22%) VMware
4 66 (12.29%) Citrix
5 53 (9.87%) SAP
6 48 (8.94%) Cisco
7 34 (6.33%) HP
8 30 (5.59%) CheckPoint
9 27 (5.03%) EMC
10 23 (4.28%) IBM
11 21 (3.91%) Nortel
12 17 (3.17%) SolarWinds
13 16 (2.98%) Veritas
14 14 (2.61%) Informatica
14 14 (2.61%) Lotus
15 13 (2.42%) Business Objects
16 12 (2.23%) Avaya
17 10 (1.86%) CA
18 9 (1.68%) Northgate
19 6 (1.12%) F5
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