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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 11 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Migration 357 315 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.50% 8.50% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.73% 11.02% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 183 102
Median daily rate £416 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £221 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Median hourly rate £20.50 £51.67 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.32% +58.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £19.93 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £110.33 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+24.24% -14.28%
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
3043 2858 2275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.95% 77.14% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1928 1694 1213
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 123 94
Median hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -2 154 £413 +17.85% 20
Cheshire +11 94 £425 +13.33% 5
Merseyside +8 56 £400 +33.33% 4
Lancashire -14 31 £425 +8.28% 4
Cumbria +10 4 £694 -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 202 (28.69%) Data Centre
2 180 (25.57%) Data Migration
3 178 (25.28%) Security Cleared
4 155 (22.02%) SC Cleared
5 143 (20.31%) Windows
6 138 (19.60%) Oracle
7 133 (18.89%) Finance
8 112 (15.91%) SQL
9 97 (13.78%) Microsoft
10 92 (13.07%) Linux
11 90 (12.78%) Active Directory
12 78 (11.08%) AIX
13 77 (10.94%) Project Management
14 67 (9.52%) Citrix
15 62 (8.81%) Windows Server
16 61 (8.66%) Unix
17 60 (8.52%) VMware
18 59 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 57 (8.10%) PL/SQL
20 53 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
21 51 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
21 51 (7.24%) Solaris
22 49 (6.96%) Mainframe
23 48 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 47 (6.68%) EMC
25 45 (6.39%) Banking
26 44 (6.25%) SharePoint
27 43 (6.11%) ETL
27 43 (6.11%) Cisco
27 43 (6.11%) PowerShell

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 44 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (3.55%) Skype for Business
5 17 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (2.13%) Tuxedo
7 14 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.28%) IIS
9 7 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.85%) CMS
11 4 (0.57%) Moodle
12 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.28%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) JBoss
13 2 (0.28%) SAS
13 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.70%) MS Office
3 11 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) Mingle
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 31 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (2.84%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) Maximo
8 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.28%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.14%) TrackWise
9 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.12%) Office 365
2 21 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.70%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.71%) IaaS
5 4 (0.57%) SaaS
6 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.43%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.84%) DHCP
2 24 (3.41%) Skype
3 23 (3.27%) SAN
3 23 (3.27%) WAN
4 20 (2.84%) Firewall
5 14 (1.99%) DNS
5 14 (1.99%) LAN
6 10 (1.42%) Network Security
7 8 (1.14%) SSL
7 8 (1.14%) VLAN
8 7 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (0.99%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.71%) Internet
9 5 (0.71%) MPLS
9 5 (0.71%) VoIP
9 5 (0.71%) VPN
10 3 (0.43%) 3G
10 3 (0.43%) Intranet
10 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.11%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (3.27%) DB2
4 22 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
5 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.28%) SAP BW
9 7 (0.99%) DataStage
10 6 (0.85%) PowerCenter
10 6 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.71%) MS Access
11 5 (0.71%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.57%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.28%) JIRA
3 8 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.99%) SpecFlow
4 7 (0.99%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.99%) TestComplete
4 7 (0.99%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.43%) Gradle
6 3 (0.43%) Selenium
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.14%) MSI
8 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 133 (18.89%) Finance
2 45 (6.39%) Banking
3 16 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 13 (1.85%) Retail
5 7 (0.99%) Marketing
6 6 (0.85%) Local Government
7 5 (0.71%) Legal
7 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.57%) Advertising
8 4 (0.57%) Electronics
8 4 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.28%) Back Office
9 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (18.04%) Architect
2 81 (11.51%) Developer
3 79 (11.22%) Project Manager
4 72 (10.23%) Consultant
5 64 (9.09%) Analyst
6 45 (6.39%) Migration Manager
7 29 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
8 28 (3.98%) Data Centre Manager
8 28 (3.98%) Data Migration Manager
8 28 (3.98%) Migration Architect
9 26 (3.69%) Migration Project Manager
10 25 (3.55%) Designer
11 23 (3.27%) Oracle Developer
12 21 (2.98%) AIX Architect
12 21 (2.98%) Data Architect
12 21 (2.98%) Network Architect
13 18 (2.56%) Data Analyst
14 17 (2.41%) Administrator
14 17 (2.41%) Data Centre Project Manager
15 16 (2.27%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.97%) .NET
2 11 (1.56%) Middleware
3 10 (1.42%) Web Services
4 9 (1.28%) XML
5 8 (1.14%) HTML
5 8 (1.14%) J2EE
6 6 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.85%) CSS
7 5 (0.71%) SAP Basis
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.43%) jQuery
9 3 (0.43%) SOAP
10 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.28%) EDI
10 2 (0.28%) JMS
10 2 (0.28%) SAP XI
10 2 (0.28%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 202 (28.69%) Data Centre
2 49 (6.96%) Mainframe
3 16 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 16 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 13 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (1.85%) PKI
5 11 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.99%) Clustering
6 7 (0.99%) EMC VNX
7 6 (0.85%) FMCG
8 5 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.71%) Life Science
8 5 (0.71%) NHS
9 4 (0.57%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.57%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.57%) FlexPod
9 4 (0.57%) HACMP
9 4 (0.57%) PMI
9 4 (0.57%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 143 (20.31%) Windows
2 92 (13.07%) Linux
3 78 (11.08%) AIX
4 62 (8.81%) Windows Server
5 61 (8.66%) Unix
6 59 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (7.24%) Solaris
8 48 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (4.69%) HPUX
10 29 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (2.70%) Windows 10
13 13 (1.85%) VME
14 8 (1.14%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.57%) OS/2
16 3 (0.43%) IRIX
16 3 (0.43%) zOS
17 1 (0.14%) Android
17 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (25.57%) Data Migration
2 77 (10.94%) Project Management
3 53 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (6.11%) ETL
6 37 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 36 (5.11%) Software Engineering
8 26 (3.69%) Change Management
9 25 (3.55%) ITIL
10 23 (3.27%) PRINCE2
10 23 (3.27%) Risk Management
11 22 (3.13%) CRM
11 22 (3.13%) ERP
12 21 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (2.70%) Data Modelling
13 19 (2.70%) Test Scripting
14 18 (2.56%) Waterfall
15 17 (2.41%) Project Planning
16 16 (2.27%) Service Delivery
16 16 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (15.91%) SQL
2 57 (8.10%) PL/SQL
3 43 (6.11%) PowerShell
4 30 (4.26%) Java
5 18 (2.56%) COBOL
6 17 (2.41%) C#
6 17 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 14 (1.99%) C
7 14 (1.99%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.99%) PHP
8 7 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.99%) VB
9 5 (0.71%) ABAP
10 3 (0.43%) Ada
10 3 (0.43%) C++
11 2 (0.28%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.28%) JCL
11 2 (0.28%) Python
11 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 178 (25.28%) Security Cleared
2 155 (22.02%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.56%) Degree
4 8 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.99%) CCEA
5 7 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (0.85%) CCNP
6 6 (0.85%) CISM
6 6 (0.85%) CISSP
6 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (0.71%) CISMP
8 4 (0.57%) CCENT
8 4 (0.57%) CLAS
8 4 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.99%) Data Quality
1 7 (0.99%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 90 (12.78%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.27%) vSphere
4 13 (1.85%) XenApp
5 9 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (0.85%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.14%) Firmware
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 43 (6.11%) SCCM
2 25 (3.55%) SCOM
3 7 (0.99%) EMC VPLEX
3 7 (0.99%) Puppet
4 5 (0.71%) SmoothWall
5 4 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.57%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.43%) vRealize
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.28%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 138 (19.60%) Oracle
2 97 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 67 (9.52%) Citrix
4 60 (8.52%) VMware
5 47 (6.68%) EMC
6 43 (6.11%) Cisco
7 33 (4.69%) IBM
8 31 (4.40%) HP
8 31 (4.40%) SAP
9 27 (3.84%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.13%) Micro Focus
11 13 (1.85%) Kaspersky
12 11 (1.56%) AppSense
13 10 (1.42%) Informatica
14 9 (1.28%) IFS
14 9 (1.28%) NetApp
15 8 (1.14%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.14%) Siebel
15 8 (1.14%) Wyse
16 7 (0.99%) Apple
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