The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 17 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Migration 235 218 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.42% 9.04% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.43% 12.81% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 111 110
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 11 5
Average hourly rate £34.06 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £29.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £68.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.25 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-25.84% -4.30%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Migration
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 91 £375 -0.66% 12
Cheshire -7 89 £325 - 10
Lancashire -11 20 £240 -31.42% 2
Merseyside -15 5 £260 -36.19%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 126 (29.03%) Data Migration
2 125 (28.80%) Windows
3 117 (26.96%) Finance
4 92 (21.20%) SQL
5 87 (20.05%) Windows 7
6 74 (17.05%) Microsoft
7 66 (15.21%) SQL Server
8 64 (14.75%) Oracle
9 53 (12.21%) Active Directory
10 49 (11.29%) Citrix
11 43 (9.91%) Project Management
12 38 (8.76%) MS Excel
13 37 (8.53%) SAP
14 36 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (8.06%) XenApp
16 34 (7.83%) SCCM
16 34 (7.83%) Banking
17 33 (7.60%) PRINCE2
18 32 (7.37%) SharePoint
18 32 (7.37%) Security Cleared
19 31 (7.14%) DHCP
20 30 (6.91%) DNS
21 29 (6.68%) Data Analysis
22 27 (6.22%) MS Exchange
23 26 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
23 26 (5.99%) Microsoft App-V
23 26 (5.99%) AppSense
23 26 (5.99%) Local Government
23 26 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
24 25 (5.76%) T-SQL

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.22%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.30%) Lync
4 10 (2.30%) IIS
5 6 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.15%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.15%) SAS
6 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.46%) CICS
10 1 (0.23%) Site Server
10 1 (0.23%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 38 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.61%) MS Office
3 14 (3.23%) MS Project
4 12 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.15%) SAP SEM
3 5 (1.15%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.69%) Maximo
5 3 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.46%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.46%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.14%) DHCP
2 30 (6.91%) DNS
3 11 (2.53%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.61%) LAN
4 7 (1.61%) WAN
5 6 (1.38%) MPLS
5 6 (1.38%) Firewall
6 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.92%) Network Security
6 4 (0.92%) Internet
7 3 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.69%) VPN
7 3 (0.69%) SAN
7 3 (0.69%) Intranet
8 2 (0.46%) ATM
8 2 (0.46%) Wireless
8 2 (0.46%) DSL
8 2 (0.46%) MVNO
8 2 (0.46%) NGN
9 1 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.07%) Oracle Database
3 21 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.84%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.61%) MS Access
12 7 (1.61%) Big Data
13 4 (0.92%) DB2
13 4 (0.92%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.69%) QlikView
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (3.00%) MSI
2 10 (2.30%) AdminStudio
3 7 (1.61%) LSMW
4 3 (0.69%) Toad
4 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.46%) XMLUnit
5 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.46%) HttpUnit
5 2 (0.46%) Selenium
5 2 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.46%) Ant
5 2 (0.46%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 117 (26.96%) Finance
2 34 (7.83%) Banking
3 26 (5.99%) Local Government
4 15 (3.46%) Retail
4 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.84%) Retail Banking
5 8 (1.84%) Back Office
6 6 (1.38%) Billing
6 6 (1.38%) Publishing
7 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.69%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (15.44%) Project Manager
2 61 (14.06%) Analyst
3 57 (13.13%) Consultant
4 31 (7.14%) Developer
5 26 (5.99%) Architect
5 26 (5.99%) Migration Engineer
6 20 (4.61%) Tester
7 17 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 17 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.69%) Migration Consultant
9 15 (3.46%) SAP Consultant
9 15 (3.46%) DBA
9 15 (3.46%) Senior Manager
9 15 (3.46%) Data Migration Engineer
10 14 (3.23%) Applications Packager
11 13 (3.00%) Programme Manager
12 12 (2.76%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.53%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.53%) Data Architect
13 11 (2.53%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.38%) .NET
1 19 (4.38%) Application Packaging
2 9 (2.07%) Middleware
3 8 (1.84%) Web Services
4 6 (1.38%) HTML
5 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.92%) CSS
7 3 (0.69%) XML
7 3 (0.69%) SAP BSP
7 3 (0.69%) jQuery
8 2 (0.46%) Zend Framework
8 2 (0.46%) LINQ
8 2 (0.46%) RESTful
8 2 (0.46%) JNDI
8 2 (0.46%) J2EE
8 2 (0.46%) JDBC
8 2 (0.46%) JSP
8 2 (0.46%) SOAP
8 2 (0.46%) JMS
8 2 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (2.76%) Mainframe
2 9 (2.07%) Clustering
3 8 (1.84%) Data Extraction
4 5 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 5 (1.15%) NHS
4 5 (1.15%) Thin Client
5 4 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (0.92%) Replication
6 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.46%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.46%) Social Network
7 2 (0.46%) New Media
7 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.46%) Xbox
7 2 (0.46%) FMCG
8 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.23%) LPAR
8 1 (0.23%) Open Source
8 1 (0.23%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 125 (28.80%) Windows
2 87 (20.05%) Windows 7
3 26 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (5.53%) Windows XP
5 19 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.30%) UNIX
6 10 (2.30%) Linux
7 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.15%) AIX
8 5 (1.15%) HPUX
9 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.69%) Solaris
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.23%) MVS
12 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.03%) Data Migration
2 43 (9.91%) Project Management
3 36 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (7.60%) PRINCE2
5 29 (6.68%) Data Analysis
6 26 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (5.53%) ITIL
7 24 (5.53%) CRM
7 24 (5.53%) Data Cleansing
8 23 (5.30%) ETL
9 22 (5.07%) Data Modelling
10 21 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (4.38%) Project Planning
12 15 (3.46%) ERP
13 14 (3.23%) Change Management
14 12 (2.76%) E-Commerce
14 12 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (2.30%) Compatibility Testing
15 10 (2.30%) Test Scripting
15 10 (2.30%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.20%) SQL
2 25 (5.76%) T-SQL
3 17 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.23%) VB
5 13 (3.00%) Java
6 11 (2.53%) C#
7 10 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.30%) VBScript
8 7 (1.61%) ABAP
8 7 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.92%) VBA
11 3 (0.69%) Perl
11 3 (0.69%) Ruby
12 2 (0.46%) PHP
13 1 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) Python
13 1 (0.23%) REXX
13 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.53%) ISEB
4 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.84%) MCSE
6 7 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.15%) CCNP
9 4 (0.92%) CCDP
9 4 (0.92%) CCIE
9 4 (0.92%) JNCIP
9 4 (0.92%) JNCIE
9 4 (0.92%) Degree
9 4 (0.92%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.69%) MCITP
11 2 (0.46%) MCP
11 2 (0.46%) PMP
12 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.53%) SLA
2 8 (1.84%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.06%) XenApp
3 26 (5.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (4.61%) vSphere
5 11 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (2.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.23%) UAG
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 34 (7.83%) SCCM
2 19 (4.38%) PureDisk
3 6 (1.38%) SCOM
3 6 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.46%) Novell Identity Manager
4 2 (0.46%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.23%) Control-M
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 74 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 64 (14.75%) Oracle
3 49 (11.29%) Citrix
4 37 (8.53%) SAP
5 26 (5.99%) AppSense
6 17 (3.92%) HP
6 17 (3.92%) VMware
7 12 (2.76%) Cisco
8 10 (2.30%) Symantec
9 9 (2.07%) NetApp
10 7 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.61%) Ab Initio
10 7 (1.61%) IBM
10 7 (1.61%) Tableau
11 5 (1.15%) Juniper
11 5 (1.15%) Lotus
12 4 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.92%) Redback
12 4 (0.92%) Ericsson
13 3 (0.69%) CA
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