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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 14 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Migration 383 188 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.79% 6.14% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 8.30% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 90 102
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 18
Average hourly rate £21.64 £17.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.29% -46.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.20 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £27.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +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
3447 2264 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 79.15% 73.91% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2119 1248 1034
Average daily rate £415 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 110
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.83 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% +19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +12 185 £375 +5.26% 30
Cheshire +5 96 £450 +16.88% 7
Merseyside +20 34 £200 -49.36% 1
Lancashire -8 26 £438 +25.00% 3
Cumbria -1 19 £300 - 1
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 175 (26.36%) Data Migration
2 148 (22.29%) Windows
3 140 (21.08%) Finance
4 132 (19.88%) Microsoft
5 117 (17.62%) SQL
6 99 (14.91%) Oracle
7 96 (14.46%) Data Centre
8 82 (12.35%) Project Management
9 77 (11.60%) VMware
10 72 (10.84%) Security Cleared
11 69 (10.39%) Citrix
12 68 (10.24%) Active Directory
12 68 (10.24%) Windows 7
13 63 (9.49%) SQL Server
14 58 (8.73%) ITIL
14 58 (8.73%) SC Cleared
15 56 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 54 (8.13%) MS Excel
16 54 (8.13%) WAN
17 52 (7.83%) SCCM
18 51 (7.68%) QA
19 50 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 49 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
20 49 (7.38%) CRM
21 46 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 46 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
22 45 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (6.33%) Cisco
24 39 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
25 38 (5.72%) Data Warehouse

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.22%) IBM Notes
3 26 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.36%) SAS
5 9 (1.36%) IIS
6 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.90%) Lync
7 6 (0.90%) NetWeaver
8 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (0.45%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.30%) Documentum
11 2 (0.30%) JBoss
11 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.30%) Apache
11 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.26%) MS Office
3 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) MS Project
4 3 (0.45%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.36%) Oracle Payroll
5 8 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.05%) Teamcenter
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.75%) Agresso
8 5 (0.75%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.27%) Office 365
2 5 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.13%) WAN
2 37 (5.57%) Firewall
3 27 (4.07%) SSL
4 25 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (3.31%) DNS
6 19 (2.86%) LAN
7 17 (2.56%) Network Security
8 15 (2.26%) SAN
9 12 (1.81%) DHCP
10 10 (1.51%) Internet
11 9 (1.36%) MPLS
12 8 (1.20%) TCP/IP
12 8 (1.20%) VPN
13 7 (1.05%) NAS
14 5 (0.75%) OSPF
14 5 (0.75%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.45%) BGP
15 3 (0.45%) ADSL
15 3 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
16 2 (0.30%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (5.27%) Oracle Database
5 29 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (1.51%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (1.36%) MS Access
12 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.36%) Big Data
13 6 (0.90%) DTS
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.90%) MSI
2 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.75%) PeopleTools
4 4 (0.60%) LSMW
4 4 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.45%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.45%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.45%) TestComplete
5 3 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.45%) Toad
5 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 140 (21.08%) Finance
2 36 (5.42%) Banking
3 31 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.92%) Retail
5 23 (3.46%) Local Government
6 14 (2.11%) Billing
7 12 (1.81%) Law
7 12 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.60%) Legal
9 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.45%) Advertising
10 3 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 124 (18.67%) Analyst
2 97 (14.61%) Architect
3 88 (13.25%) Consultant
4 72 (10.84%) Project Manager
5 57 (8.58%) Developer
6 35 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 31 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
8 24 (3.61%) Data Analyst
8 24 (3.61%) Test Manager
9 22 (3.31%) SQL Developer
10 21 (3.16%) Administrator
11 19 (2.86%) Support Engineer
12 18 (2.71%) Security Analyst
13 17 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (2.41%) DBA
14 16 (2.41%) Migration Engineer
14 16 (2.41%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.26%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.81%) .NET
1 12 (1.81%) Middleware
2 11 (1.66%) Spring
3 9 (1.36%) Java EE 5
4 7 (1.05%) Application Packaging
5 6 (0.90%) Web Services
6 4 (0.60%) HTML
6 4 (0.60%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.45%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.30%) jQuery
8 2 (0.30%) EDI
8 2 (0.30%) JSF
8 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.30%) XML
8 2 (0.30%) J2EE
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.15%) Flash
9 1 (0.15%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.46%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.77%) PKI
4 23 (3.46%) Mainframe
5 19 (2.86%) Data Conversion
6 16 (2.41%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.41%) Thin Client
7 13 (1.96%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.81%) NHS
9 10 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.90%) Replication
11 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.90%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (0.75%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.75%) Life Science
12 5 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 148 (22.29%) Windows
2 68 (10.24%) Windows 7
3 33 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (4.67%) Windows XP
5 26 (3.92%) VME
6 19 (2.86%) UNIX
7 16 (2.41%) Linux
8 15 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.05%) Solaris
11 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.60%) AIX
13 2 (0.30%) HPUX
13 2 (0.30%) OS/2
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (26.36%) Data Migration
2 82 (12.35%) Project Management
3 58 (8.73%) ITIL
4 56 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (7.38%) CRM
5 49 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (5.27%) PRINCE2
9 33 (4.97%) ETL
10 32 (4.82%) Data Analysis
11 31 (4.67%) Change Management
12 30 (4.52%) Data Modelling
12 30 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
13 29 (4.37%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 25 (3.77%) Validation
15 23 (3.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 23 (3.46%) Test Scripting
16 19 (2.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 117 (17.62%) SQL
2 31 (4.67%) T-SQL
3 28 (4.22%) Java
4 23 (3.46%) PowerShell
5 19 (2.86%) COBOL
6 10 (1.51%) VBScript
7 9 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.20%) C#
9 7 (1.05%) ABAP
10 6 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.75%) VBA
11 5 (0.75%) REXX
12 4 (0.60%) C
13 3 (0.45%) PeopleCode
14 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.15%) Go
15 1 (0.15%) Ruby
15 1 (0.15%) X++
15 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 58 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.71%) CISMP
6 17 (2.56%) Degree
7 15 (2.26%) CISM
7 15 (2.26%) CISSP
8 12 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.66%) MCSE
10 10 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.36%) CCENT
11 9 (1.36%) MCITP
11 9 (1.36%) ISEB
12 8 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.05%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.05%) CCNP
13 7 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.68%) QA
2 46 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) GAAP
System Software
1 68 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 45 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (3.01%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.41%) XenApp
6 12 (1.81%) Xen
7 11 (1.66%) BitLocker
8 9 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.05%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.60%) vSphere
13 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.45%) Docker
14 2 (0.30%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.15%) XenServer
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 52 (7.83%) SCCM
2 9 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.75%) OpenView
5 2 (0.30%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) WMI
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 132 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 99 (14.91%) Oracle
3 77 (11.60%) VMware
4 69 (10.39%) Citrix
5 42 (6.33%) Cisco
6 37 (5.57%) SAP
7 28 (4.22%) Lotus
8 24 (3.61%) CheckPoint
8 24 (3.61%) HP
9 20 (3.01%) EMC
9 20 (3.01%) Clearswift
9 20 (3.01%) AppSense
10 18 (2.71%) IBM
11 17 (2.56%) Kaspersky
12 15 (2.26%) Wyse
13 10 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
14 9 (1.36%) Juniper
15 8 (1.20%) Informatica
15 8 (1.20%) NetApp
16 7 (1.05%) Hyperion
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