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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 11 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 317 209 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.57% 7.23% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.44% 9.98% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 94 95
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £223 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £457 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 14
Average hourly rate £49.50 £31.56 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £15.86 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -34.02%
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
2772 2094 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.92% 72.43% 70.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1077 823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 126 83
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +9 147 £400 +6.66% 19
Cheshire -15 48 £423 +30.00% 12
Merseyside +11 43 £400 +31.14% 5
Lancashire +18 42 £425 +88.88% 2
Cumbria - 14 £500 - 1
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 153 (28.13%) Windows
2 140 (25.74%) Data Migration
3 127 (23.35%) Finance
4 115 (21.14%) Microsoft
5 109 (20.04%) Oracle
6 79 (14.52%) Citrix
7 76 (13.97%) SQL Server
8 75 (13.79%) VMware
9 67 (12.32%) Project Management
10 65 (11.95%) UNIX
11 64 (11.76%) SQL
12 59 (10.85%) Active Directory
13 58 (10.66%) Cisco
14 57 (10.48%) Security Cleared
15 54 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 54 (9.93%) WAN
16 52 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (8.82%) SC Cleared
18 46 (8.46%) SAP
18 46 (8.46%) Linux
18 46 (8.46%) PRINCE2
19 45 (8.27%) Windows 7
20 40 (7.35%) MS Excel
21 39 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 38 (6.99%) Change Control
22 38 (6.99%) SAN
22 38 (6.99%) CheckPoint
23 36 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
23 36 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
23 36 (6.62%) Hyper-V

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.60%) IIS
3 22 (4.04%) SAS
4 18 (3.31%) IBM Notes
4 18 (3.31%) NetWeaver
5 17 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.92%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.74%) CICS
9 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.55%) Documentum
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.84%) MS Project
3 8 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.29%) MS Office
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.29%) Oracle Payroll
5 6 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.92%) Agresso
7 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.55%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.13%) Office 365
2 10 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.92%) PaaS
4 3 (0.55%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.93%) WAN
2 38 (6.99%) SAN
3 34 (6.25%) Firewall
4 25 (4.60%) MPLS
5 24 (4.41%) NAS
6 23 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (4.04%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (3.49%) Wireless
8 19 (3.49%) LAN
9 17 (3.13%) Internet
9 17 (3.13%) OSPF
9 17 (3.13%) BGP
10 15 (2.76%) EIGRP
10 15 (2.76%) iSCSI
10 15 (2.76%) VPLS
10 15 (2.76%) DMZ
11 13 (2.39%) DHCP
12 11 (2.02%) DNS
12 11 (2.02%) Network Security
13 10 (1.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (5.70%) Oracle Database
4 23 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.94%) SAP HANA
6 16 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.76%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.39%) DB2
9 11 (2.02%) Big Data
10 10 (1.84%) Base SAS
10 10 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.10%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.74%) Toad
3 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.55%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.37%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 127 (23.35%) Finance
2 34 (6.25%) Local Government
3 30 (5.51%) Banking
4 17 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.94%) Retail
6 11 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.10%) Publishing
8 6 (1.10%) Law
9 5 (0.92%) Billing
10 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.55%) Marketing
10 3 (0.55%) Electronics
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (20.04%) Architect
2 97 (17.83%) Project Manager
3 69 (12.68%) Analyst
4 66 (12.13%) Consultant
5 46 (8.46%) Developer
6 28 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 21 (3.86%) Data Architect
8 21 (3.86%) Senior Manager
8 21 (3.86%) Senior Project Manager
9 19 (3.49%) Data Analyst
9 19 (3.49%) Technical Architect
9 19 (3.49%) Oracle Consultant
10 17 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 17 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.13%) SAP Architect
11 16 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (2.57%) IT Project Manager
13 13 (2.39%) Designer
14 12 (2.21%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.57%) Web Services
2 12 (2.21%) Middleware
3 11 (2.02%) .NET
3 11 (2.02%) Application Packaging
4 9 (1.65%) XML
5 7 (1.29%) SAP Basis
6 5 (0.92%) J2EE
7 4 (0.74%) CSS
7 4 (0.74%) JDBC
7 4 (0.74%) JSP
7 4 (0.74%) JNDI
7 4 (0.74%) JMS
7 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.74%) HTML
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.37%) jQuery
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.37%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.37%) Classic ASP
8 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.33%) Mainframe
2 25 (4.60%) Replication
2 25 (4.60%) Clustering
3 21 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 15 (2.76%) Celerra
6 14 (2.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 13 (2.39%) Data Integration
8 12 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 12 (2.21%) Life Science
9 10 (1.84%) NHS
10 8 (1.47%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.29%) Open Source
11 7 (1.29%) PKI
12 5 (0.92%) Streaming Media
12 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.92%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.74%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 153 (28.13%) Windows
2 65 (11.95%) UNIX
3 46 (8.46%) Linux
4 45 (8.27%) Windows 7
5 39 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (6.25%) Solaris
7 31 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (4.78%) Windows XP
9 19 (3.49%) HPUX
10 11 (2.02%) VMS
11 9 (1.65%) AIX
12 8 (1.47%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.29%) VME
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.18%) OS/2
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (25.74%) Data Migration
2 67 (12.32%) Project Management
3 52 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (8.46%) PRINCE2
5 38 (6.99%) Change Control
6 36 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (5.88%) ITIL
7 32 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (5.70%) ERP
9 27 (4.96%) ETL
9 27 (4.96%) CRM
10 26 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (4.23%) Configuration Management
11 23 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (4.04%) Data Modelling
13 19 (3.49%) Data Analysis
13 19 (3.49%) Programme Management
14 18 (3.31%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (3.31%) High Availability
15 16 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.76%) SQL
2 13 (2.39%) VBA
2 13 (2.39%) PL/SQL
3 12 (2.21%) Java
4 10 (1.84%) C
5 9 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.29%) REXX
8 6 (1.10%) VBScript
9 5 (0.92%) C#
9 5 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.55%) Perl
11 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.18%) JCL
12 1 (0.18%) PL/1
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 57 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.21%) Degree
5 11 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.02%) MCSE
6 9 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (1.47%) CISSP
7 8 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.29%) CCENT
8 7 (1.29%) PMP
8 7 (1.29%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.29%) CISM
8 7 (1.29%) CISMP
8 7 (1.29%) CCNA
9 6 (1.10%) CCIE
9 6 (1.10%) CCA
9 6 (1.10%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.57%) QA
2 10 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.49%) Terminal Services
5 18 (3.31%) VMware ESX
5 18 (3.31%) XenApp
6 15 (2.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 12 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.02%) vSphere
9 6 (1.10%) Xen
10 5 (0.92%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.37%) UAG
12 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.37%) SRDF
12 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.18%) Firmware
13 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (4.96%) SCCM
2 7 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 115 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 109 (20.04%) Oracle
3 79 (14.52%) Citrix
4 75 (13.79%) VMware
5 58 (10.66%) Cisco
6 46 (8.46%) SAP
7 38 (6.99%) CheckPoint
8 32 (5.88%) HP
9 30 (5.51%) EMC
10 22 (4.04%) IBM
11 21 (3.86%) Nortel
12 18 (3.31%) Lotus
13 17 (3.13%) SolarWinds
14 16 (2.94%) Veritas
15 15 (2.76%) Business Objects
16 12 (2.21%) Avaya
17 10 (1.84%) Informatica
18 9 (1.65%) AppSense
19 7 (1.29%) Kaspersky
19 7 (1.29%) F5
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