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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 23 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 202 252 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.35% 8.52% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.73% 11.83% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 99 132
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
Average hourly rate £17.78 £30.78 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.23% -17.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £18.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £37.50 £43.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -36.36%
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
2315 2130 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.80% 72.01% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1081 1163
Average daily rate £375 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +4 98 £350 +6.06% 37
Cheshire -12 51 £375 +6.76% 6
Lancashire -13 24 £375 +7.14% 1
Merseyside -17 7 £263 -25.00% 10
Cumbria -7 1 £170 -43.33%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 142 (34.89%) Data Migration
2 99 (24.32%) Finance
3 98 (24.08%) SQL
4 92 (22.60%) Oracle
5 81 (19.90%) SQL Server
6 77 (18.92%) Windows
7 74 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 58 (14.25%) Project Management
9 54 (13.27%) MS Excel
10 47 (11.55%) Data Modelling
11 44 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (10.81%) ETL
12 41 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (9.83%) Active Directory
14 38 (9.34%) PL/SQL
15 37 (9.09%) Oracle Database
16 33 (8.11%) Banking
17 32 (7.86%) Data Cleansing
17 32 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (7.62%) ITIL
18 31 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 28 (6.88%) PRINCE2
20 27 (6.63%) Shell Script
20 27 (6.63%) Windows 7
21 26 (6.39%) VMware
22 24 (5.90%) CA
22 24 (5.90%) SCCM
22 24 (5.90%) Data Architecture

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.23%) IIS
5 4 (0.98%) Lync
6 3 (0.74%) CICS
6 3 (0.74%) Apache
6 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.93%) MS Project
3 10 (2.46%) MS Office
4 9 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.46%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (2.21%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.25%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.65%) DNS
2 22 (5.41%) WAN
3 21 (5.16%) DHCP
4 13 (3.19%) LAN
5 11 (2.70%) SAN
6 6 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.47%) Firewall
7 4 (0.98%) Intranet
7 4 (0.98%) VPN
7 4 (0.98%) FTP
7 4 (0.98%) HTTP
8 3 (0.74%) NAS
9 2 (0.49%) Internet
9 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.49%) SSL
9 2 (0.49%) Wireless
10 1 (0.25%) H.323
10 1 (0.25%) 3G
10 1 (0.25%) 2G
10 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 31 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 20 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (4.18%) PowerCenter
7 17 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (3.44%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.19%) MS Access
10 12 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (2.95%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.70%) DB2
12 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.98%) Big Data
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (3.69%) Toad
2 12 (2.95%) ERwin
3 7 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (1.47%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.74%) LSMW
5 3 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.49%) MSI
7 1 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 99 (24.32%) Finance
2 33 (8.11%) Banking
3 16 (3.93%) Retail
4 12 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.46%) Local Government
6 7 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.72%) General Ledger
6 7 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.98%) Marketing
7 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (19.41%) Analyst
2 60 (14.74%) Project Manager
3 52 (12.78%) Developer
4 40 (9.83%) Architect
5 38 (9.34%) Business Analyst
6 33 (8.11%) Consultant
7 20 (4.91%) Data Analyst
7 20 (4.91%) DBA
7 20 (4.91%) Data Manager
8 16 (3.93%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.93%) SQL DBA
8 16 (3.93%) Data Migration Manager
9 15 (3.69%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (2.46%) Data Consultant
10 10 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.21%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.21%) Migration Consultant
11 9 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (2.21%) SQL Developer
11 9 (2.21%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.67%) .NET
2 15 (3.69%) Middleware
3 11 (2.70%) Web Services
4 10 (2.46%) HTML
5 8 (1.97%) CSS
6 6 (1.47%) Velocity
7 5 (1.23%) jQuery
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.98%) SAP Business Workflow
8 4 (0.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (0.98%) XML
8 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.98%) Web Dynpro
9 3 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.74%) BAPI
9 3 (0.74%) JMS
9 3 (0.74%) JDBC
9 3 (0.74%) JSP
9 3 (0.74%) J2EE
9 3 (0.74%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.91%) Data Extraction
3 17 (4.18%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.70%) Clustering
5 9 (2.21%) NHS
6 8 (1.97%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.72%) Replication
8 4 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.74%) HACMP
9 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.74%) DLPAR
10 2 (0.49%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.49%) LPAR
10 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.49%) Informatics
10 2 (0.49%) Life Science
10 2 (0.49%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.92%) Windows
2 27 (6.63%) Windows 7
3 22 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.18%) Linux
5 14 (3.44%) UNIX
5 14 (3.44%) AIX
5 14 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.19%) Solaris
7 11 (2.70%) HPUX
8 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (34.89%) Data Migration
2 58 (14.25%) Project Management
3 47 (11.55%) Data Modelling
4 44 (10.81%) ETL
5 32 (7.86%) Data Cleansing
5 32 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (7.62%) ITIL
6 31 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (6.88%) PRINCE2
8 24 (5.90%) Data Architecture
9 23 (5.65%) Data Mapping
9 23 (5.65%) Data Analysis
9 23 (5.65%) Validation
10 20 (4.91%) Business Analysis
11 16 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 15 (3.69%) Service Delivery
13 14 (3.44%) Change Management
14 12 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (2.95%) Database Tuning
14 12 (2.95%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (24.08%) SQL
2 38 (9.34%) PL/SQL
3 27 (6.63%) Shell Script
4 11 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.46%) VBA
6 8 (1.97%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.72%) Java
7 7 (1.72%) C#
8 6 (1.47%) ABAP
8 6 (1.47%) VB
9 5 (1.23%) Perl
10 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.49%) Delphi
11 2 (0.49%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.25%) PHP
12 1 (0.25%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) X++
12 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.46%) Degree
3 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.72%) ISEB
5 7 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.47%) MCSE
6 6 (1.47%) MCP
7 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CISA
9 1 (0.25%) GIAC
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.23%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.98%) XenServer
6 2 (0.49%) RHEV
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 24 (5.90%) SCCM
2 10 (2.46%) SCOM
3 4 (0.98%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.74%) Control-M
4 3 (0.74%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.49%) OpenView
5 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.25%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 92 (22.60%) Oracle
2 74 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.39%) VMware
4 24 (5.90%) CA
5 23 (5.65%) SAP
6 20 (4.91%) IBM
7 19 (4.67%) Informatica
8 18 (4.42%) HP
9 11 (2.70%) Cisco
9 11 (2.70%) Citrix
10 8 (1.97%) Sage
11 7 (1.72%) Northgate
11 7 (1.72%) Talend
12 6 (1.47%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.23%) Sun
13 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.98%) VocaLink
14 4 (0.98%) Sybase
14 4 (0.98%) EMC
14 4 (0.98%) NetApp
North West
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Helens
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £21.50 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago