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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 10 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 374 210 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.84% 6.67% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 8.73% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 93 79
Average daily rate £439 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.67 £32.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.33% -21.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.40 £19.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.64 £45.75 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.85%
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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Cheshire +27 143 £450 - 22
Manchester -3 141 £428 +10.32% 19
Lancashire +2 36 £450 +6.50% 1
Merseyside +5 30 £419 +2.68% 8
Cumbria -6 4 £502 -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 202 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 198 (25.95%) Finance
3 170 (22.28%) Data Migration
4 165 (21.63%) Windows
5 145 (19.00%) Oracle
6 121 (15.86%) SQL
7 110 (14.42%) Microsoft
8 92 (12.06%) Security Cleared
9 86 (11.27%) Linux
10 83 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
11 79 (10.35%) VMware
12 75 (9.83%) Banking
13 74 (9.70%) Active Directory
14 73 (9.57%) SQL Server
14 73 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 67 (8.78%) Project Management
16 57 (7.47%) SC Cleared
17 54 (7.08%) AIX
17 54 (7.08%) Unix
17 54 (7.08%) Citrix
18 49 (6.42%) Java
19 48 (6.29%) SAP
20 47 (6.16%) ETL
21 46 (6.03%) IBM
22 44 (5.77%) Data Modelling
23 43 (5.64%) Red Hat
23 43 (5.64%) Windows 7
24 42 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
24 42 (5.50%) WAN
24 42 (5.50%) ITIL

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 33 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.54%) Tuxedo
3 21 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.18%) Lync
7 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.66%) IIS
8 5 (0.66%) NetWeaver
8 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.52%) JBoss
9 4 (0.52%) SAS
10 3 (0.39%) CMS
10 3 (0.39%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.44%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.52%) MS Project
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.05%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.92%) SAP Payroll
7 7 (0.92%) Teamcenter
7 7 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.52%) SAP MDM
11 3 (0.39%) Maximo
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.59%) Office 365
2 15 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.52%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Taleo
8 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.50%) WAN
2 38 (4.98%) LAN
3 35 (4.59%) DNS
4 33 (4.33%) Firewall
5 17 (2.23%) SAN
6 16 (2.10%) DHCP
7 15 (1.97%) Internet
8 14 (1.83%) VLAN
9 8 (1.05%) Network Security
10 7 (0.92%) ADSL
10 7 (0.92%) LDAP
10 7 (0.92%) LLU
10 7 (0.92%) PSTN
11 6 (0.79%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.66%) VPN
13 4 (0.52%) IPv4
13 4 (0.52%) IPv6
13 4 (0.52%) SSL
13 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 19 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
5 16 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.97%) SAP BW
7 14 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
10 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 8 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.66%) PowerCenter
15 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (1.97%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.18%) Toad
4 6 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.39%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.26%) ERwin
8 2 (0.26%) JIRA
8 2 (0.26%) MSI
8 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.26%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.13%) LSMW
9 1 (0.13%) Maven
9 1 (0.13%) Selenium
9 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
General
1 198 (25.95%) Finance
2 75 (9.83%) Banking
3 35 (4.59%) Retail
4 33 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.70%) Advertising
5 13 (1.70%) Local Government
5 13 (1.70%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.52%) Marketing
7 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.26%) Electronics
9 2 (0.26%) Law
9 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (24.25%) Architect
2 119 (15.60%) Analyst
3 86 (11.27%) Consultant
4 64 (8.39%) Project Manager
5 53 (6.95%) Developer
6 36 (4.72%) Business Analyst
7 35 (4.59%) Network Architect
8 32 (4.19%) Technical Architect
9 31 (4.06%) Migration Analyst
10 30 (3.93%) Data Analyst
10 30 (3.93%) Test Analyst
11 29 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
12 26 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (2.88%) Data Migration Analyst
14 20 (2.62%) Migration Engineer
15 19 (2.49%) DBA
15 19 (2.49%) Migration Architect
15 19 (2.49%) Migration Manager
16 18 (2.36%) Data Architect
16 18 (2.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.98%) .NET
2 36 (4.72%) Middleware
3 16 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.31%) Java EE 5
4 10 (1.31%) Web Services
5 9 (1.18%) HTML
6 7 (0.92%) jQuery
6 7 (0.92%) XML
7 6 (0.79%) CSS
7 6 (0.79%) Spring
8 5 (0.66%) HTML5
8 5 (0.66%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.52%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.39%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.26%) Java EE
11 2 (0.26%) JSON
11 2 (0.26%) WCF
11 2 (0.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 202 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 41 (5.37%) Mainframe
3 28 (3.67%) FlexPod
4 26 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.75%) Data Integration
6 19 (2.49%) Private Cloud
7 16 (2.10%) NHS
8 14 (1.83%) Clustering
9 11 (1.44%) Data Extraction
10 9 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
12 7 (0.92%) Driving Licence
12 7 (0.92%) HACMP
13 6 (0.79%) DLPAR
13 6 (0.79%) iSeries
14 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.66%) PKI
15 4 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.52%) FMCG
15 4 (0.52%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 165 (21.63%) Windows
2 86 (11.27%) Linux
3 54 (7.08%) AIX
3 54 (7.08%) Unix
4 43 (5.64%) Windows 7
5 41 (5.37%) Solaris
5 41 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 38 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (4.19%) HPUX
8 26 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (3.28%) VME
10 21 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.31%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.39%) MVS
15 2 (0.26%) IRIX
15 2 (0.26%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (22.28%) Data Migration
2 83 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (8.78%) Project Management
5 47 (6.16%) ETL
6 44 (5.77%) Data Modelling
7 42 (5.50%) ITIL
7 42 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (4.72%) Waterfall
9 34 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (4.33%) Change Management
10 33 (4.33%) ERP
11 32 (4.19%) PRINCE2
12 27 (3.54%) Data Governance
13 24 (3.15%) CRM
13 24 (3.15%) Network Design
14 22 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
15 20 (2.62%) Configuration Management
15 20 (2.62%) Data Analysis
15 20 (2.62%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 121 (15.86%) SQL
2 49 (6.42%) Java
3 31 (4.06%) COBOL
4 24 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 18 (2.36%) ABAP
6 15 (1.97%) C#
7 14 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.83%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.44%) C
10 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.05%) VBScript
12 4 (0.52%) Lisp
12 4 (0.52%) PHP
13 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.39%) VBA
14 2 (0.26%) Ada
14 2 (0.26%) C++
14 2 (0.26%) Perl
14 2 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 57 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.70%) ISEB
4 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.92%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (0.92%) MCITP
7 6 (0.79%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.66%) CCEA
8 5 (0.66%) CCNP
8 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.66%) Degree
8 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.52%) MCSA
9 4 (0.52%) MCSE
9 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.15%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.62%) QA
3 10 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.79%) SLA
6 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 74 (9.70%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.05%) XenApp
5 7 (0.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.52%) PowerHA
6 4 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.39%) KVM
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.39%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.39%) vSphere
7 3 (0.39%) Xen
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.26%) UAG
8 2 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.88%) SCCM
2 9 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.66%) Puppet
5 4 (0.52%) Legato
5 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.39%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.39%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.26%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.13%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
8 1 (0.13%) OpenView
8 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) SCSM
8 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 145 (19.00%) Oracle
2 110 (14.42%) Microsoft
3 79 (10.35%) VMware
4 54 (7.08%) Citrix
5 48 (6.29%) SAP
6 46 (6.03%) IBM
7 43 (5.64%) Red Hat
8 33 (4.33%) Cisco
8 33 (4.33%) HP
9 27 (3.54%) NetApp
10 19 (2.49%) Micro Focus
11 14 (1.83%) CA
12 12 (1.57%) BT
12 12 (1.57%) Siebel
12 12 (1.57%) Sun
13 11 (1.44%) Informatica
14 10 (1.31%) 3PAR
15 9 (1.18%) Dell
15 9 (1.18%) EMC
16 8 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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