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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 12 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Migration 337 238 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.68% 7.66% 9.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.44% 10.54% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 119 113
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£400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £245 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 11
Average hourly rate £49.50 £27.35 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.97% -31.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.97 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.20 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.38 £18.45
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -11.24%
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
2945 2257 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.84% 72.62% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1179 850
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 120 88
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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 +7 144 £394 +5.00% 19
Lancashire +17 65 £400 +17.64% 9
Cheshire -15 58 £400 +13.47% 9
Merseyside +17 41 £400 +53.84% 2
Cumbria 0 11 £500 +47.71%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 138 (24.95%) Data Migration
2 136 (24.59%) Finance
3 130 (23.51%) Windows
4 115 (20.80%) Microsoft
5 107 (19.35%) Oracle
6 86 (15.55%) SQL
7 75 (13.56%) Project Management
8 73 (13.20%) Citrix
9 69 (12.48%) SQL Server
10 68 (12.30%) VMware
11 61 (11.03%) Security Cleared
12 57 (10.31%) UNIX
13 51 (9.22%) Active Directory
13 51 (9.22%) Cisco
14 50 (9.04%) SC Cleared
15 49 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (8.50%) WAN
17 45 (8.14%) PRINCE2
17 45 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 44 (7.96%) Linux
19 43 (7.78%) MS Excel
20 42 (7.59%) SAP
20 42 (7.59%) Windows 7
21 38 (6.87%) CheckPoint
21 38 (6.87%) QA
22 37 (6.69%) CRM
23 36 (6.51%) ERP
24 35 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
25 33 (5.97%) ITIL
26 32 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 29 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.98%) SAS
2 22 (3.98%) IBM Notes
3 18 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.07%) IIS
5 14 (2.53%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.72%) CICS
10 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.36%) Lync
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.45%) MS Project
4 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.54%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.36%) MS Office
8 1 (0.18%) Windchill
8 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.63%) Oracle Payroll
5 7 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.90%) Agresso
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.18%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.89%) Office 365
2 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.90%) PaaS
4 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.54%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.50%) WAN
2 30 (5.42%) Firewall
3 26 (4.70%) SAN
4 24 (4.34%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (2.89%) Network Security
6 15 (2.71%) DNS
6 15 (2.71%) SSL
6 15 (2.71%) MPLS
7 14 (2.53%) NAS
8 13 (2.35%) Wireless
9 12 (2.17%) OSPF
9 12 (2.17%) BGP
10 11 (1.99%) Internet
10 11 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (1.81%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.81%) DHCP
11 10 (1.81%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.81%) LAN
12 9 (1.63%) DMZ
12 9 (1.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 31 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 31 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 25 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.71%) SAP HANA
8 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.17%) Big Data
10 11 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.81%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.27%) DTS
12 7 (1.27%) DB2
12 7 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.90%) PeopleTools
2 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.72%) Toad
3 3 (0.54%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.36%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) NUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.18%) MorphX
5 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 136 (24.59%) Finance
2 29 (5.24%) Local Government
3 28 (5.06%) Banking
4 18 (3.25%) Retail
5 14 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.27%) Law
7 7 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.54%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) Billing
9 3 (0.54%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (19.71%) Architect
2 91 (16.46%) Project Manager
3 71 (12.84%) Analyst
4 67 (12.12%) Consultant
5 55 (9.95%) Developer
6 24 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (3.98%) Technical Architect
8 21 (3.80%) Business Analyst
9 20 (3.62%) Technical Analyst
9 20 (3.62%) Data Architect
10 19 (3.44%) Oracle Consultant
11 18 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (3.07%) Test Manager
12 17 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (2.89%) SQL Developer
14 15 (2.71%) SAP Architect
14 15 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.71%) Data Analyst
15 14 (2.53%) Senior Project Manager
15 14 (2.53%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.35%) Web Services
2 11 (1.99%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.81%) .NET
3 10 (1.81%) Middleware
4 9 (1.63%) XML
5 7 (1.27%) J2EE
6 6 (1.08%) SAP Basis
7 5 (0.90%) HTML
8 4 (0.72%) JNDI
8 4 (0.72%) CSS
8 4 (0.72%) JDBC
8 4 (0.72%) JSP
8 4 (0.72%) JMS
9 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.54%) Spring
9 3 (0.54%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.54%) jQuery
9 3 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.54%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.42%) Mainframe
2 19 (3.44%) Clustering
2 19 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.07%) Replication
4 16 (2.89%) Data Structures
5 15 (2.71%) Data Conversion
6 14 (2.53%) PKI
7 13 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
8 12 (2.17%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.81%) Celerra
10 8 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.45%) NHS
11 7 (1.27%) Life Science
11 7 (1.27%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.27%) Open Source
12 6 (1.08%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.72%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 130 (23.51%) Windows
2 57 (10.31%) UNIX
3 44 (7.96%) Linux
4 42 (7.59%) Windows 7
5 35 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (4.88%) Solaris
8 23 (4.16%) Windows XP
9 22 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (3.80%) VME
11 15 (2.71%) HPUX
12 11 (1.99%) VMS
13 9 (1.63%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.45%) AIX
15 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.18%) OS/2
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (24.95%) Data Migration
2 75 (13.56%) Project Management
3 49 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (8.14%) PRINCE2
5 37 (6.69%) CRM
6 36 (6.51%) ERP
7 33 (5.97%) ITIL
8 32 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (4.70%) ETL
10 26 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (4.34%) Change Control
12 22 (3.98%) Configuration Management
13 21 (3.80%) Validation
13 21 (3.80%) Data Modelling
13 21 (3.80%) Data Analysis
14 20 (3.62%) Programme Management
14 20 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (3.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 86 (15.55%) SQL
2 15 (2.71%) T-SQL
3 14 (2.53%) COBOL
3 14 (2.53%) Java
3 14 (2.53%) PL/SQL
4 13 (2.35%) VBA
5 9 (1.63%) VBScript
5 9 (1.63%) C
6 7 (1.27%) REXX
7 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.08%) C#
7 6 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.54%) PeopleCode
9 3 (0.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.18%) PL/1
10 1 (0.18%) JCL
10 1 (0.18%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.35%) CISSP
4 13 (2.35%) Degree
4 13 (2.35%) CISMP
5 12 (2.17%) CISM
6 11 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.81%) MCSE
7 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (1.63%) PMP
8 9 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.63%) CCENT
9 8 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.27%) CCIE
10 7 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.08%) CCA
11 6 (1.08%) CCEA
12 5 (0.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.87%) QA
2 23 (4.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) GAAP
System Software
1 51 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.25%) XenApp
5 14 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.35%) Terminal Services
7 12 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (1.99%) vSphere
9 10 (1.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.08%) Xen
11 5 (0.90%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.54%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.36%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.18%) Firmware
14 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.88%) SCCM
2 4 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.54%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 115 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 107 (19.35%) Oracle
3 73 (13.20%) Citrix
4 68 (12.30%) VMware
5 51 (9.22%) Cisco
6 42 (7.59%) SAP
7 38 (6.87%) CheckPoint
8 27 (4.88%) HP
9 24 (4.34%) EMC
10 22 (3.98%) Lotus
11 20 (3.62%) IBM
12 15 (2.71%) AppSense
13 14 (2.53%) Clearswift
14 13 (2.35%) Informatica
14 13 (2.35%) Veritas
14 13 (2.35%) Kaspersky
15 11 (1.99%) Business Objects
15 11 (1.99%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.63%) Wyse
16 9 (1.63%) Nortel
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