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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 18 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 235 215 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.27% 7.59% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.93% 10.39% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 104 99
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 18
Average hourly rate £14.46 £31.56 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.33 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £36.70 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -16.86%
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
2367 2070 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.26% 73.09% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1039 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 114 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +14 113 £360 +4.34% 20
Cheshire -8 57 £430 -4.44% 4
Lancashire -14 27 £525 +135.42% 2
Merseyside -9 19 £300 +41.17% 2
Cumbria +6 3 £173 -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 125 (28.60%) Data Migration
2 107 (24.49%) Windows
3 84 (19.22%) SQL
3 84 (19.22%) Microsoft
4 80 (18.31%) Finance
5 74 (16.93%) SQL Server
6 72 (16.48%) Oracle
7 46 (10.53%) Project Management
7 46 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 42 (9.61%) VMware
8 42 (9.61%) Windows 7
9 41 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (8.47%) Data Modelling
11 36 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (7.55%) MS Excel
12 33 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (7.32%) WAN
13 32 (7.32%) Banking
13 32 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (7.09%) Cisco
14 31 (7.09%) ETL
14 31 (7.09%) SAP
15 30 (6.86%) PL/SQL
15 30 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (6.64%) HP
16 29 (6.64%) Citrix
17 28 (6.41%) SAN
17 28 (6.41%) UNIX
18 26 (5.95%) PRINCE2
18 26 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (3.43%) SharePoint
1 15 (3.43%) IIS
2 9 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.37%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.92%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.92%) Apache
7 3 (0.69%) CICS
7 3 (0.69%) Documentum
7 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.29%) MS Office
3 6 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.69%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.46%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.83%) Office 365
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.32%) WAN
2 28 (6.41%) SAN
3 18 (4.12%) LAN
4 17 (3.89%) DNS
4 17 (3.89%) Firewall
4 17 (3.89%) NAS
5 15 (3.43%) DHCP
6 14 (3.20%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (2.97%) MPLS
8 9 (2.06%) Internet
9 8 (1.83%) Intranet
9 8 (1.83%) Wireless
10 7 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.60%) VPLS
10 7 (1.60%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.60%) DMZ
10 7 (1.60%) BGP
10 7 (1.60%) EIGRP
10 7 (1.60%) OSPF
11 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.20%) DB2
8 12 (2.75%) PowerCenter
9 11 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.37%) Big Data
15 5 (1.14%) MS Access
15 5 (1.14%) SAP BW
16 3 (0.69%) BODI
17 2 (0.46%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 12 (2.75%) ERwin
2 10 (2.29%) Toad
3 6 (1.37%) Rational Rose
4 5 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.69%) LSMW
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
General
1 80 (18.31%) Finance
2 32 (7.32%) Banking
3 19 (4.35%) Local Government
4 16 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.97%) Retail
6 7 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.37%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.69%) Publishing
9 3 (0.69%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (16.70%) Analyst
2 62 (14.19%) Architect
3 55 (12.59%) Project Manager
4 47 (10.76%) Developer
5 39 (8.92%) Consultant
6 38 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.12%) Data Analyst
9 15 (3.43%) Senior Manager
10 14 (3.20%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (2.75%) DBA
11 12 (2.75%) Data Architect
12 11 (2.52%) Data Consultant
12 11 (2.52%) Migration Consultant
12 11 (2.52%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.29%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.29%) Project Leader
13 10 (2.29%) Data Migration Consultant
14 9 (2.06%) IT Project Manager
14 9 (2.06%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.89%) .NET
2 16 (3.66%) Middleware
3 14 (3.20%) Web Services
4 12 (2.75%) HTML
5 9 (2.06%) XML
6 6 (1.37%) CSS
6 6 (1.37%) J2EE
7 5 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.14%) JDBC
8 4 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.92%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (0.92%) SAP Business Workflow
9 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.69%) jQuery
9 3 (0.69%) BAPI
9 3 (0.69%) JNDI
9 3 (0.69%) JMS
9 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.43%) Replication
3 14 (3.20%) NHS
3 14 (3.20%) Clustering
3 14 (3.20%) Data Integration
4 13 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 12 (2.75%) Data Extraction
6 10 (2.29%) Life Science
7 7 (1.60%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.60%) Celerra
8 5 (1.14%) Streaming Media
8 5 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.69%) DLPAR
10 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.69%) HACMP
11 2 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 107 (24.49%) Windows
2 42 (9.61%) Windows 7
3 28 (6.41%) UNIX
4 23 (5.26%) Solaris
4 23 (5.26%) Linux
4 23 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (4.35%) HPUX
5 19 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 15 (3.43%) AIX
6 15 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.60%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (28.60%) Data Migration
2 46 (10.53%) Project Management
3 41 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (8.47%) Data Modelling
5 36 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (7.09%) ETL
7 26 (5.95%) PRINCE2
8 21 (4.81%) ITIL
8 21 (4.81%) Data Architecture
9 20 (4.58%) Business Analysis
10 18 (4.12%) Data Mapping
11 17 (3.89%) CRM
11 17 (3.89%) Change Control
12 16 (3.66%) Data Cleansing
13 14 (3.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (3.20%) Data Protection
14 13 (2.97%) Validation
15 12 (2.75%) Data Analysis
15 12 (2.75%) Dimensional Modelling
15 12 (2.75%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.22%) SQL
2 30 (6.86%) PL/SQL
3 22 (5.03%) Shell Script
4 12 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.52%) Java
6 8 (1.83%) C#
7 6 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.37%) ABAP
7 6 (1.37%) VBA
8 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.92%) Perl
9 4 (0.92%) C
10 2 (0.46%) SAPscript
10 2 (0.46%) Delphi
10 2 (0.46%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) X++
11 1 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.23%) VB
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.29%) MCSE
5 9 (2.06%) Degree
6 8 (1.83%) MCP
7 6 (1.37%) ISEB
7 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.14%) CCNA
9 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.92%) MCITP
10 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.69%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.69%) PMP
10 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.46%) CCDA
11 2 (0.46%) CCDP
11 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.92%) SLA
2 2 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.06%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.06%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (1.14%) XenServer
7 4 (0.92%) XenApp
8 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.69%) Firmware
9 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.46%) RHEV
9 2 (0.46%) SRDF
9 2 (0.46%) vSphere
9 2 (0.46%) UAG
10 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (4.81%) SCCM
2 9 (2.06%) SCOM
3 7 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.69%) Control-M
5 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.46%) OpenView
5 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.23%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.48%) Oracle
3 42 (9.61%) VMware
4 31 (7.09%) Cisco
4 31 (7.09%) SAP
5 29 (6.64%) HP
5 29 (6.64%) Citrix
6 24 (5.49%) CA
7 22 (5.03%) IBM
8 16 (3.66%) EMC
9 14 (3.20%) Informatica
10 13 (2.97%) Nortel
11 11 (2.52%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.29%) Northgate
13 9 (2.06%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.60%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.60%) Veritas
15 6 (1.37%) Lotus
15 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.37%) Sybase
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