The first table below looks at the demand for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Shropshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 10 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.94% 3.33% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.58% 5.48% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
Average daily rate £315 £265 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -31.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £265 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 67.91% 60.83% 61.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 70
Average daily rate £368 £473 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +29.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Migration
West Midlands

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the Shropshire region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Shropshire region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +11 15 £263 -0.94%
Migration
West Midlands

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Logistics
5 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) VBA
5 4 (17.39%) OLAP
5 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
6 3 (13.04%) C
6 3 (13.04%) AIX
6 3 (13.04%) Solaris
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) FTP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) OLAP
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) CSS3
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XSD
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) AIX
5 3 (13.04%) Solaris
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Logistics
2 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) VBA
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft