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 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 13 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Migration 338 186 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.51% 5.99% 9.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 8.15% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 92 108
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 19
Average hourly rate £21.64 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.75 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +1.26%
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
3070 2282 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 77.29% 73.45% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1228 1008
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 97
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £12.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.75 £44.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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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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 +12 151 £350 -8.19% 35
Cheshire +9 81 £463 +11.44% 14
Merseyside +16 36 £160 -59.49% 7
Lancashire 0 31 £400 -11.11% 8
Cumbria 0 18 £300 -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 173 (25.86%) Data Migration
2 169 (25.26%) Windows
3 155 (23.17%) Microsoft
4 125 (18.68%) Finance
5 114 (17.04%) Oracle
6 104 (15.55%) SQL
7 103 (15.40%) Data Centre
8 97 (14.50%) Citrix
8 97 (14.50%) VMware
9 90 (13.45%) Project Management
10 77 (11.51%) Security Cleared
11 76 (11.36%) Active Directory
12 72 (10.76%) Windows 7
13 68 (10.16%) SQL Server
14 65 (9.72%) MS Excel
15 63 (9.42%) SCCM
16 62 (9.27%) SC Cleared
16 62 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 62 (9.27%) WAN
17 60 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (8.67%) ITIL
19 56 (8.37%) PRINCE2
20 54 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
21 52 (7.77%) CRM
22 50 (7.47%) Oracle Database
23 49 (7.32%) Cisco
24 47 (7.03%) SAP
24 47 (7.03%) QA
25 46 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
25 46 (6.88%) UNIX

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 37 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.38%) IBM Notes
3 28 (4.19%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.84%) SAS
5 17 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.39%) IIS
7 10 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.35%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.90%) Lync
9 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.30%) JBoss
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 65 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.24%) MS Office
3 9 (1.35%) MS Project
4 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.64%) Oracle Payroll
3 11 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.20%) Teamcenter
5 6 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.75%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.15%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.15%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.15%) Agresso
9 1 (0.15%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.53%) Office 365
2 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.75%) PaaS
3 5 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.30%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.27%) WAN
2 42 (6.28%) Firewall
3 32 (4.78%) SAN
4 29 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (3.44%) DNS
5 23 (3.44%) SSL
6 17 (2.54%) MPLS
7 16 (2.39%) NAS
8 15 (2.24%) LAN
8 15 (2.24%) Internet
8 15 (2.24%) Network Security
9 14 (2.09%) DHCP
10 13 (1.94%) OSPF
11 11 (1.64%) BGP
11 11 (1.64%) Wireless
12 9 (1.35%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.35%) VPN
13 8 (1.20%) VPLS
13 8 (1.20%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.47%) Oracle Database
3 46 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 28 (4.19%) RDBMS
7 22 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.64%) Base SAS
12 11 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (1.64%) Big Data
13 9 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.20%) SAP HANA
14 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.90%) MS Access
15 6 (0.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.05%) MSI
3 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.75%) PeopleTools
5 4 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.45%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.45%) LSMW
6 3 (0.45%) TestComplete
6 3 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (0.30%) JIRA
7 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.15%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.15%) MorphX
8 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.15%) Rational Robot
8 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 125 (18.68%) Finance
2 34 (5.08%) Local Government
3 25 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.59%) Banking
5 18 (2.69%) Retail
5 18 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.09%) Billing
7 10 (1.49%) Law
8 5 (0.75%) Legal
8 5 (0.75%) Publishing
9 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.45%) Electronics
10 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.45%) Advertising
10 3 (0.45%) Marketing
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 116 (17.34%) Architect
2 114 (17.04%) Analyst
3 96 (14.35%) Project Manager
4 75 (11.21%) Consultant
5 54 (8.07%) Developer
6 34 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.33%) Technical Analyst
9 24 (3.59%) Data Analyst
10 23 (3.44%) Infrastructure Architect
11 22 (3.29%) SQL Developer
11 22 (3.29%) Test Manager
11 22 (3.29%) Technical Architect
12 21 (3.14%) Administrator
13 17 (2.54%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (2.54%) Migration Engineer
13 17 (2.54%) Oracle Consultant
14 16 (2.39%) Security Analyst
15 14 (2.09%) Data Architect
16 13 (1.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.94%) Middleware
2 11 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.49%) Web Services
4 9 (1.35%) .NET
5 7 (1.05%) Spring
6 5 (0.75%) HTML
6 5 (0.75%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.45%) Java EE 5
7 3 (0.45%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.30%) jQuery
8 2 (0.30%) JSF
8 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.30%) J2EE
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.30%) CSS
8 2 (0.30%) XML
9 1 (0.15%) Flash
9 1 (0.15%) EDI
9 1 (0.15%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 103 (15.40%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.48%) Mainframe
2 30 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.14%) PKI
4 19 (2.84%) Data Conversion
5 18 (2.69%) Replication
6 17 (2.54%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.39%) Fat Client
7 16 (2.39%) Clustering
7 16 (2.39%) Thin Client
8 14 (2.09%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.35%) NHS
9 9 (1.35%) Life Science
9 9 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
9 9 (1.35%) Data Extraction
10 8 (1.20%) Celerra
10 8 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.20%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 169 (25.26%) Windows
2 72 (10.76%) Windows 7
3 46 (6.88%) UNIX
4 41 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (4.93%) Windows XP
6 31 (4.63%) Linux
7 27 (4.04%) VME
8 24 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (3.29%) Solaris
10 16 (2.39%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.90%) AIX
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.30%) OS/2
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (25.86%) Data Migration
2 90 (13.45%) Project Management
3 60 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (8.67%) ITIL
5 56 (8.37%) PRINCE2
6 54 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (7.77%) CRM
8 45 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (5.38%) ETL
11 35 (5.23%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (5.08%) Data Analysis
13 30 (4.48%) Configuration Management
14 29 (4.33%) Validation
15 28 (4.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 24 (3.59%) Change Management
17 23 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
18 22 (3.29%) ERP
19 21 (3.14%) Data Modelling
19 21 (3.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.55%) SQL
2 27 (4.04%) T-SQL
3 22 (3.29%) PowerShell
4 18 (2.69%) COBOL
5 14 (2.09%) Java
6 9 (1.35%) VBScript
6 9 (1.35%) REXX
6 9 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.90%) VBA
8 6 (0.90%) C
8 6 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.75%) C#
10 3 (0.45%) PeopleCode
11 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.15%) X++
12 1 (0.15%) C++
12 1 (0.15%) Perl
12 1 (0.15%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 77 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 62 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.14%) Degree
3 21 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.54%) CISMP
6 15 (2.24%) CISSP
6 15 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.09%) CISM
8 13 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (1.49%) MCSE
10 9 (1.35%) CCENT
11 8 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.20%) CCNA
11 8 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.05%) MCSA
12 7 (1.05%) CCIE
12 7 (1.05%) CCNP
12 7 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.03%) QA
2 38 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) GAAP
System Software
1 76 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 62 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (3.29%) XenApp
6 18 (2.69%) Xen
7 15 (2.24%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.64%) BitLocker
9 10 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.60%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.30%) vSphere
13 2 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.30%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.15%) NFS
14 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (9.42%) SCCM
2 8 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.75%) OpenView
4 4 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.30%) WSUS
5 2 (0.30%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.15%) WMI
6 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 155 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 114 (17.04%) Oracle
3 97 (14.50%) Citrix
3 97 (14.50%) VMware
4 49 (7.32%) Cisco
5 47 (7.03%) SAP
6 36 (5.38%) Lotus
7 34 (5.08%) EMC
8 30 (4.48%) CheckPoint
9 22 (3.29%) HP
10 21 (3.14%) IBM
11 19 (2.84%) AppSense
12 18 (2.69%) Clearswift
13 15 (2.24%) Kaspersky
14 13 (1.94%) Wyse
15 11 (1.64%) Informatica
15 11 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
16 10 (1.49%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.35%) Juniper
18 8 (1.20%) NetApp
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