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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 9 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Migration 361 321 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.90% 8.38% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.17% 10.70% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 181 88
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.64 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -23.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £125.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.75%
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
2967 3001 2260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.40% 78.38% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1847 1782 1221
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 123 104
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.45 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Migration as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 180 £425 +21.42% 14
Cheshire +2 70 £361 -20.82% 7
Merseyside +2 49 £400 +135.29% 1
Lancashire -7 34 £406 +4.03% 3
Cumbria +4 5 £694 +131.25%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Migration.

1 207 (27.97%) Data Migration
2 192 (25.95%) Data Centre
3 188 (25.41%) Security Cleared
4 168 (22.70%) SC Cleared
5 153 (20.68%) Oracle
6 138 (18.65%) Windows
7 128 (17.30%) Finance
8 113 (15.27%) SQL
9 97 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 97 (13.11%) Active Directory
10 81 (10.95%) Linux
11 78 (10.54%) AIX
12 73 (9.86%) Project Management
13 64 (8.65%) Windows Server
14 61 (8.24%) Citrix
15 60 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 57 (7.70%) VMware
17 56 (7.57%) PL/SQL
18 55 (7.43%) Unix
18 55 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 54 (7.30%) SQL Server
20 52 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
21 50 (6.76%) Solaris
22 46 (6.22%) EMC
23 45 (6.08%) Banking
24 44 (5.95%) ETL
25 43 (5.81%) SCCM
26 42 (5.68%) PowerShell
26 42 (5.68%) SharePoint
27 41 (5.54%) Cisco

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.73%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (3.24%) Skype for Business
5 16 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.22%) IIS
8 9 (1.22%) Tuxedo
9 7 (0.95%) CMS
10 4 (0.54%) Moodle
10 4 (0.54%) SAS
11 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.84%) MS Office
3 11 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Mingle
4 2 (0.27%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 35 (4.73%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.27%) Maximo
7 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.27%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.14%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.32%) Office 365
2 18 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.76%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.68%) IaaS
6 4 (0.54%) SaaS
7 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.41%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.19%) DHCP
2 24 (3.24%) SAN
2 24 (3.24%) Skype
3 23 (3.11%) Firewall
4 20 (2.70%) WAN
5 16 (2.16%) DNS
6 12 (1.62%) Network Security
7 9 (1.22%) VoIP
8 8 (1.08%) Internet
8 8 (1.08%) SSL
9 7 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.95%) LAN
9 7 (0.95%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.68%) MPLS
10 5 (0.68%) NAS
11 4 (0.54%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.54%) VPN
12 3 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.41%) LTE
12 3 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.11%) DB2
5 16 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
6 15 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.22%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.08%) DataStage
11 7 (0.95%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.68%) MS Access
12 5 (0.68%) PowerCenter
12 5 (0.68%) SAP BI
12 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.22%) JIRA
3 8 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.95%) SpecFlow
4 7 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.95%) TestComplete
4 7 (0.95%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.41%) Gradle
6 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.41%) Selenium
6 3 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.14%) MSI
8 1 (0.14%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (17.30%) Finance
2 45 (6.08%) Banking
3 18 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.22%) Retail
6 8 (1.08%) Marketing
7 5 (0.68%) Legal
7 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.54%) Electronics
8 4 (0.54%) Law
8 4 (0.54%) Local Government
9 2 (0.27%) Back Office
9 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (14.59%) Architect
2 86 (11.62%) Developer
2 86 (11.62%) Project Manager
3 82 (11.08%) Consultant
4 72 (9.73%) Analyst
5 53 (7.16%) Migration Manager
6 34 (4.59%) Data Migration Manager
7 31 (4.19%) Data Centre Manager
8 29 (3.92%) Migration Architect
8 29 (3.92%) Migration Project Manager
9 27 (3.65%) Designer
9 27 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
10 24 (3.24%) Data Analyst
10 24 (3.24%) Oracle Developer
11 22 (2.97%) Data Manager
12 21 (2.84%) AIX Architect
12 21 (2.84%) Data Architect
12 21 (2.84%) Migration Consultant
13 20 (2.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
14 19 (2.57%) Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.00%) .NET
2 10 (1.35%) Middleware
2 10 (1.35%) Web Services
3 8 (1.08%) J2EE
4 7 (0.95%) XML
5 5 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.68%) SAP Basis
6 4 (0.54%) HTML
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.41%) CSS
7 3 (0.41%) jQuery
7 3 (0.41%) SOAP
8 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.27%) EDI
8 2 (0.27%) JMS
8 2 (0.27%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.27%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.27%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 192 (25.95%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 15 (2.03%) Fat Client
3 15 (2.03%) Thin Client
4 14 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (1.62%) PKI
6 10 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.08%) Clustering
7 8 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.08%) EMC VNX
8 5 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.68%) FMCG
8 5 (0.68%) Life Science
8 5 (0.68%) NHS
9 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.54%) PMI
9 4 (0.54%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.41%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (0.41%) Informatics
10 3 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 138 (18.65%) Windows
2 81 (10.95%) Linux
3 78 (10.54%) AIX
4 64 (8.65%) Windows Server
5 60 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (7.43%) Unix
7 50 (6.76%) Solaris
8 40 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (5.00%) HPUX
10 30 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (2.84%) Windows 10
13 12 (1.62%) VME
14 8 (1.08%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.54%) OS/2
16 3 (0.41%) zOS
17 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.14%) Android
18 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (27.97%) Data Migration
2 73 (9.86%) Project Management
3 55 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (5.95%) ETL
6 37 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 34 (4.59%) Software Engineering
8 29 (3.92%) Change Management
9 27 (3.65%) PRINCE2
10 26 (3.51%) ITIL
11 24 (3.24%) CRM
11 24 (3.24%) Data Modelling
12 22 (2.97%) ERP
13 21 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (2.70%) Test Scripting
15 18 (2.43%) Data Transformation
16 17 (2.30%) Project Planning
17 16 (2.16%) Risk Management
17 16 (2.16%) Service Delivery
18 14 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (15.27%) SQL
2 56 (7.57%) PL/SQL
3 42 (5.68%) PowerShell
4 29 (3.92%) Java
5 24 (3.24%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.43%) C#
6 18 (2.43%) COBOL
7 11 (1.49%) C
7 11 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.08%) PHP
9 7 (0.95%) VB
10 5 (0.68%) ABAP
10 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.41%) C++
12 2 (0.27%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.27%) JCL
12 2 (0.27%) Python
12 2 (0.27%) VBScript
13 1 (0.14%) SOQL
13 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 188 (25.41%) Security Cleared
2 168 (22.70%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.76%) Degree
4 9 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.95%) CCEA
5 7 (0.95%) CCNP
5 7 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (0.81%) CISM
6 6 (0.81%) CISSP
6 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.81%) PMP
7 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.68%) CISMP
8 4 (0.54%) CCENT
8 4 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.54%) CLAS
9 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.35%) QA
2 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.95%) SLA
3 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 97 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.57%) vSphere
4 12 (1.62%) XenApp
5 9 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (0.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.81%) PowerHA
6 6 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (5.81%) SCCM
2 24 (3.24%) SCOM
3 8 (1.08%) EMC VPLEX
4 7 (0.95%) Puppet
5 5 (0.68%) SmoothWall
6 4 (0.54%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.41%) vRealize
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.27%) vMotion
8 2 (0.27%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 153 (20.68%) Oracle
2 97 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 61 (8.24%) Citrix
4 57 (7.70%) VMware
5 46 (6.22%) EMC
6 41 (5.54%) Cisco
7 35 (4.73%) HP
8 32 (4.32%) SAP
9 30 (4.05%) IBM
10 20 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.76%) Kaspersky
12 12 (1.62%) Informatica
13 11 (1.49%) AppSense
14 9 (1.22%) Dell
14 9 (1.22%) IFS
14 9 (1.22%) Micro Focus
15 8 (1.08%) Apple
15 8 (1.08%) Wyse
16 7 (0.95%) NetApp
16 7 (0.95%) Symantec
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