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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 14 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 354 277 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.07% 7.42% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 9.57% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 161 120
Median daily rate £411 £380 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.22% -2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £526 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £29.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £13.20 £15.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +6.66%
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
3185 2895 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 77.53% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1668 1250
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 140 119
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 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 +2 151 £375 - 16
Cheshire +12 100 £425 +13.33% 4
Merseyside +5 55 £400 +6.66% 5
Lancashire -14 23 £360 -9.14% 5
Cumbria +7 6 £725 +45.00%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 223 (30.14%) Data Centre
2 187 (25.27%) Data Migration
3 152 (20.54%) Windows
3 152 (20.54%) Security Cleared
4 145 (19.59%) Finance
5 133 (17.97%) Oracle
6 128 (17.30%) SC Cleared
7 109 (14.73%) Microsoft
8 99 (13.38%) Linux
9 94 (12.70%) SQL
10 81 (10.95%) VMware
11 80 (10.81%) Active Directory
12 78 (10.54%) Project Management
13 66 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (8.65%) Windows Server
15 63 (8.51%) AIX
16 61 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 60 (8.11%) Citrix
18 59 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (7.16%) Unix
20 50 (6.76%) PL/SQL
20 50 (6.76%) Banking
21 45 (6.08%) SharePoint
21 45 (6.08%) SCCM
22 44 (5.95%) PowerShell
22 44 (5.95%) Cisco
23 42 (5.68%) IBM
23 42 (5.68%) ETL
24 41 (5.54%) Mainframe
24 41 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 45 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 30 (4.05%) Tuxedo
4 28 (3.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 27 (3.65%) Skype for Business
6 18 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.22%) IIS
11 5 (0.68%) CMS
12 4 (0.54%) JBoss
12 4 (0.54%) Moodle
12 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.27%) Drupal
13 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.27%) SAS
13 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.70%) MS Office
3 10 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 31 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (3.78%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (2.57%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.95%) SAP HR
4 7 (0.95%) SAP Payroll
5 6 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.27%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.86%) Office 365
2 23 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.35%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.68%) IaaS
7 4 (0.54%) SaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Taleo
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.92%) WAN
2 26 (3.51%) Skype
3 22 (2.97%) SAN
4 20 (2.70%) DNS
4 20 (2.70%) LAN
5 19 (2.57%) Firewall
6 18 (2.43%) DHCP
7 13 (1.76%) VLAN
8 11 (1.49%) Network Security
9 9 (1.22%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.68%) BGP
10 5 (0.68%) OSPF
10 5 (0.68%) SSL
10 5 (0.68%) VPN
11 4 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.54%) FabricPath
11 4 (0.54%) IPsec
11 4 (0.54%) IPv4
11 4 (0.54%) IPv6
11 4 (0.54%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.86%) Oracle Reports
3 26 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
6 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.95%) DataStage
8 7 (0.95%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.81%) DB2
9 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.68%) PowerCenter
10 5 (0.68%) SAP BI
10 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.54%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.54%) Siebel EIM
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.81%) JIRA
3 6 (0.81%) SpecFlow
3 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 6 (0.81%) TestComplete
3 6 (0.81%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.41%) Toad
6 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.27%) Gradle
6 2 (0.27%) MSI
6 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
General
1 145 (19.59%) Finance
2 50 (6.76%) Banking
3 16 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.03%) Retail
5 9 (1.22%) Local Government
6 7 (0.95%) Advertising
7 6 (0.81%) Legal
7 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.68%) Marketing
8 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.54%) Law
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (21.76%) Architect
2 88 (11.89%) Project Manager
3 73 (9.86%) Developer
4 67 (9.05%) Analyst
5 66 (8.92%) Consultant
6 45 (6.08%) Migration Manager
7 36 (4.86%) Network Architect
8 31 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 27 (3.65%) Migration Architect
9 27 (3.65%) Migration Project Manager
10 26 (3.51%) Data Centre Manager
11 25 (3.38%) Technical Architect
12 23 (3.11%) Data Migration Manager
12 23 (3.11%) Designer
13 21 (2.84%) Data Architect
13 21 (2.84%) Oracle Developer
14 20 (2.70%) Test Manager
15 19 (2.57%) AIX Architect
15 19 (2.57%) Data Analyst
16 17 (2.30%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.92%) .NET
2 27 (3.65%) Middleware
3 7 (0.95%) HTML
4 6 (0.81%) XML
5 5 (0.68%) CSS
5 5 (0.68%) J2EE
5 5 (0.68%) Web Services
6 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.41%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.41%) HTML5
8 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.27%) EDI
8 2 (0.27%) JMS
8 2 (0.27%) jQuery
8 2 (0.27%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.27%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.27%) SOAP
8 2 (0.27%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 223 (30.14%) Data Centre
2 41 (5.54%) Mainframe
3 20 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 17 (2.30%) Fat Client
4 17 (2.30%) Thin Client
5 12 (1.62%) FlexPod
5 12 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.62%) PKI
6 9 (1.22%) Clustering
7 7 (0.95%) NHS
8 6 (0.81%) Data Extraction
8 6 (0.81%) EMC VNX
9 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.54%) FMCG
9 4 (0.54%) iSeries
9 4 (0.54%) Life Science
9 4 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 152 (20.54%) Windows
2 99 (13.38%) Linux
3 64 (8.65%) Windows Server
4 63 (8.51%) AIX
5 61 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (7.16%) Unix
7 41 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (5.27%) Solaris
9 30 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (3.11%) HPUX
11 23 (3.11%) VME
12 19 (2.57%) Windows 10
13 11 (1.49%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.54%) OS/2
15 3 (0.41%) IRIX
15 3 (0.41%) MVS
16 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (25.27%) Data Migration
2 78 (10.54%) Project Management
3 66 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (5.68%) ETL
6 37 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 35 (4.73%) Change Management
7 35 (4.73%) Software Engineering
8 30 (4.05%) ITIL
9 28 (3.78%) ERP
9 28 (3.78%) Risk Management
10 26 (3.51%) CRM
10 26 (3.51%) Waterfall
11 24 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (3.24%) Data Modelling
12 23 (3.11%) PRINCE2
12 23 (3.11%) Test Scripting
13 22 (2.97%) Network Design
14 20 (2.70%) Configuration Management
15 19 (2.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 94 (12.70%) SQL
2 50 (6.76%) PL/SQL
3 44 (5.95%) PowerShell
4 40 (5.41%) Java
5 33 (4.46%) COBOL
6 18 (2.43%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.76%) C#
8 12 (1.62%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.49%) C
10 6 (0.81%) ABAP
10 6 (0.81%) PHP
10 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.81%) VB
11 4 (0.54%) Lisp
12 3 (0.41%) Ada
12 3 (0.41%) Python
13 2 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.27%) C++
13 2 (0.27%) VBScript
14 1 (0.14%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 152 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 128 (17.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (1.22%) Degree
5 7 (0.95%) CISM
5 7 (0.95%) CISSP
6 6 (0.81%) CCEA
6 6 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.68%) CISMP
8 4 (0.54%) CCENT
8 4 (0.54%) CCNP
8 4 (0.54%) CLAS
8 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.41%) CCNA
9 3 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.76%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.08%) SLA
3 7 (0.95%) QA
4 5 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.89%) vSphere
4 13 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.62%) XenApp
6 10 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.22%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (0.68%) PowerHA
10 5 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.27%) UAG
12 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.14%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (6.08%) SCCM
2 25 (3.38%) SCOM
3 7 (0.95%) EMC VPLEX
4 6 (0.81%) Puppet
5 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.54%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.54%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.41%) vRealize
8 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (17.97%) Oracle
2 109 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 81 (10.95%) VMware
4 60 (8.11%) Citrix
5 44 (5.95%) Cisco
6 42 (5.68%) IBM
7 39 (5.27%) Red Hat
8 31 (4.19%) HP
9 29 (3.92%) EMC
10 27 (3.65%) SAP
11 19 (2.57%) Micro Focus
12 17 (2.30%) NetApp
13 13 (1.76%) Kaspersky
14 12 (1.62%) Sun
15 11 (1.49%) AppSense
16 10 (1.35%) Dell
17 9 (1.22%) CA
17 9 (1.22%) Informatica
18 8 (1.08%) CheckPoint
18 8 (1.08%) Wyse
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