The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 28 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Migration 33 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.80% 5.14% 9.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 7.36% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 29
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£350 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £241 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Migration
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
442 326 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.68% 69.81% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 216 182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £24.75 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Migration
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Cardiff +7 30 £350 -17.64% 2
Newport -15 1 - -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 2
Migration
Wales

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 26 (38.81%) Data Migration
2 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
3 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
4 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (20.90%) Windows
5 14 (20.90%) MS Office
6 12 (17.91%) SQL
6 12 (17.91%) Scrum
7 11 (16.42%) Validation
8 10 (14.93%) Finance
8 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
8 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
9 9 (13.43%) CRM
9 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
9 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
10 8 (11.94%) Lync
10 8 (11.94%) Data Mapping
10 8 (11.94%) GIS
11 7 (10.45%) Workflow
11 7 (10.45%) CMS
11 7 (10.45%) TDD
11 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (10.45%) Sitecore

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.94%) Lync
3 7 (10.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (10.45%) CMS
4 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Office 365
3 3 (4.48%) PaaS
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) WAN
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
1 3 (4.48%) LLU
1 3 (4.48%) ADSL
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) DTS
6 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.49%) SQLite
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Anywhere
7 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Subversion
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Data Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) DBA
5 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Change Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Data Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) Middleware
4 1 (1.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) J2EE
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) GIS
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) LIMS
4 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Data Migration
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) Validation
5 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
6 9 (13.43%) CRM
6 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.94%) Data Mapping
8 7 (10.45%) BDD
8 7 (10.45%) Workflow
8 7 (10.45%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) ETL
9 6 (8.96%) Project Management
9 6 (8.96%) Document Management
10 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.48%) R
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Sitecore
3 5 (7.46%) Casewise
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) ESRI
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Sybase