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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 12 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 379 350 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.42% 8.80% 7.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 11.27% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 175 121
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £603 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 27
Average hourly rate £18.75 £49.50 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.12% +45.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.70 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.28%
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
3278 3105 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.09% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1716 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 146 134
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 158 £400 +1.58% 21
Cheshire +18 127 £426 +6.56% 4
Merseyside +1 46 £394 -1.56% 6
Lancashire -16 26 £400 - 1
Cumbria -5 6 £268 -46.50%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 215 (29.25%) Data Centre
2 176 (23.95%) Windows
3 173 (23.54%) Data Migration
4 149 (20.27%) Finance
5 141 (19.18%) Security Cleared
6 124 (16.87%) Oracle
7 122 (16.60%) Microsoft
8 108 (14.69%) SC Cleared
9 95 (12.93%) Linux
10 90 (12.24%) Active Directory
11 89 (12.11%) SQL
12 86 (11.70%) VMware
13 77 (10.48%) Project Management
14 74 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 73 (9.93%) Windows Server
16 67 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (7.89%) Banking
17 58 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (7.62%) SQL Server
18 56 (7.62%) Citrix
19 54 (7.35%) AIX
20 52 (7.07%) Unix
21 47 (6.39%) PowerShell
22 46 (6.26%) SCCM
22 46 (6.26%) SharePoint
23 44 (5.99%) MS Exchange
23 44 (5.99%) Red Hat
24 43 (5.85%) IBM
25 42 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 42 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 46 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 44 (5.99%) MS Exchange
3 30 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (4.08%) Tuxedo
4 27 (3.67%) Skype for Business
5 19 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.09%) IIS
10 4 (0.54%) JBoss
10 4 (0.54%) Moodle
10 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.41%) CMS
11 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.86%) MS Office
3 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Project
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.95%) SAP HR
5 7 (0.95%) SAP Payroll
6 6 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.68%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.27%) Maximo
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.44%) Office 365
2 22 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
7 3 (0.41%) SaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Taleo
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.76%) DNS
2 28 (3.81%) WAN
3 26 (3.54%) Skype
4 20 (2.72%) LAN
4 20 (2.72%) SAN
5 17 (2.31%) DHCP
6 14 (1.90%) Firewall
6 14 (1.90%) VLAN
7 8 (1.09%) Network Security
8 6 (0.82%) VPN
9 5 (0.68%) BGP
9 5 (0.68%) Internet
9 5 (0.68%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.68%) OSPF
10 4 (0.54%) FabricPath
10 4 (0.54%) IPsec
10 4 (0.54%) IPv4
10 4 (0.54%) IPv6
10 4 (0.54%) MPLS
10 4 (0.54%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
6 12 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.63%) SAP BW
7 11 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 8 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.95%) DataStage
10 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.68%) PowerCenter
12 5 (0.68%) SAP BI
12 5 (0.68%) SAP HANA
12 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.68%) SpecFlow
4 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.68%) TestComplete
4 5 (0.68%) Toad
4 5 (0.68%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.27%) JIRA
6 2 (0.27%) MSI
6 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Gradle
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
General
1 149 (20.27%) Finance
2 58 (7.89%) Banking
3 21 (2.86%) Retail
4 19 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.50%) Local Government
6 8 (1.09%) Advertising
7 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.82%) Marketing
9 4 (0.54%) Law
9 4 (0.54%) Legal
9 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Electronics
10 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (23.13%) Architect
2 77 (10.48%) Project Manager
3 70 (9.52%) Analyst
4 65 (8.84%) Developer
5 63 (8.57%) Consultant
6 39 (5.31%) Migration Manager
7 36 (4.90%) Network Architect
8 31 (4.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 31 (4.22%) Technical Architect
9 24 (3.27%) Designer
9 24 (3.27%) Migration Architect
10 23 (3.13%) Migration Project Manager
11 22 (2.99%) Data Architect
12 21 (2.86%) Business Analyst
12 21 (2.86%) Data Centre Manager
13 19 (2.59%) Migration Engineer
13 19 (2.59%) Test Manager
14 18 (2.45%) AIX Architect
14 18 (2.45%) Data Centre Architect
15 17 (2.31%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.31%) .NET
2 29 (3.95%) Middleware
3 15 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.82%) HTML
4 6 (0.82%) XML
5 5 (0.68%) Web Services
6 4 (0.54%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.54%) J2EE
7 3 (0.41%) CSS
7 3 (0.41%) HTML5
7 3 (0.41%) jQuery
8 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.27%) JMS
8 2 (0.27%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.27%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.14%) JSON
9 1 (0.14%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 215 (29.25%) Data Centre
2 37 (5.03%) Mainframe
3 23 (3.13%) FlexPod
4 21 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 17 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.18%) NHS
7 14 (1.90%) Clustering
7 14 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.09%) VCE vBlock
10 6 (0.82%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.82%) PKI
11 4 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.54%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.54%) iSeries
11 4 (0.54%) Life Science
11 4 (0.54%) PMI
11 4 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 176 (23.95%) Windows
2 95 (12.93%) Linux
3 74 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (9.93%) Windows Server
5 54 (7.35%) AIX
6 52 (7.07%) Unix
7 42 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (5.31%) Solaris
9 35 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (3.67%) HPUX
10 27 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (3.40%) Windows 7
12 22 (2.99%) VME
13 20 (2.72%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.54%) OS/2
14 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.41%) IRIX
15 3 (0.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (23.54%) Data Migration
2 77 (10.48%) Project Management
3 67 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (5.03%) ETL
6 36 (4.90%) Test Automation
7 34 (4.63%) Software Engineering
8 28 (3.81%) Change Management
8 28 (3.81%) Waterfall
9 27 (3.67%) ITIL
10 25 (3.40%) CRM
10 25 (3.40%) Risk Management
10 25 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (3.13%) ERP
11 23 (3.13%) Network Design
11 23 (3.13%) PRINCE2
12 22 (2.99%) Data Modelling
13 20 (2.72%) Configuration Management
14 18 (2.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 89 (12.11%) SQL
2 47 (6.39%) PowerShell
3 33 (4.49%) Java
4 30 (4.08%) COBOL
5 26 (3.54%) PL/SQL
6 20 (2.72%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.63%) ABAP
7 12 (1.63%) C#
8 11 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.36%) C
10 7 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.82%) PHP
12 4 (0.54%) Lisp
12 4 (0.54%) VB
13 3 (0.41%) Ada
13 3 (0.41%) VBScript
14 2 (0.27%) C++
14 2 (0.27%) Python
15 1 (0.14%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 141 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 108 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.09%) Degree
4 7 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.82%) CCNP
5 6 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.68%) CCEA
6 5 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (0.68%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.54%) CCNA
7 4 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.54%) MCITP
7 4 (0.54%) MCSA
7 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.41%) CISM
8 3 (0.41%) CISSP
8 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.18%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.09%) QA
2 8 (1.09%) SLA
3 5 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 90 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.77%) vSphere
5 9 (1.22%) XenApp
6 8 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.41%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.27%) UAG
10 2 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.27%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (6.26%) SCCM
2 24 (3.27%) SCOM
3 7 (0.95%) EMC VPLEX
4 6 (0.82%) Puppet
4 6 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.54%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.41%) vRealize
7 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 124 (16.87%) Oracle
2 122 (16.60%) Microsoft
3 86 (11.70%) VMware
4 56 (7.62%) Citrix
5 44 (5.99%) Red Hat
6 43 (5.85%) IBM
7 41 (5.58%) Cisco
8 35 (4.76%) HP
9 32 (4.35%) SAP
10 25 (3.40%) EMC
11 23 (3.13%) NetApp
12 17 (2.31%) Micro Focus
13 15 (2.04%) Dell
13 15 (2.04%) Sun
14 10 (1.36%) CA
15 9 (1.22%) 3PAR
15 9 (1.22%) Informatica
16 8 (1.09%) Apple
16 8 (1.09%) AppSense
16 8 (1.09%) Kaspersky
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