The first table below looks at the demand for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 South West 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 24 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Migration 231 113 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.97% 4.86% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% 6.93% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 72 144
Average daily rate £365 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £226 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.96 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £92.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Migration
England

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Wiltshire +5 40 £370 - 7
Somerset +20 35 £375 +20.96% 4
Bristol -11 32 £398 +6.00% 4
Devon +4 24 £325 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +18 23 £350 +0.71% 3
Dorset +8 22 £395 +14.49% 2
Cornwall -1 22 £140 -53.33% 1
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

1 111 (31.99%) Windows
2 84 (24.21%) Microsoft
3 79 (22.77%) Finance
4 73 (21.04%) Data Migration
5 69 (19.88%) SQL
6 66 (19.02%) SQL Server
7 60 (17.29%) Windows 7
8 44 (12.68%) Security Cleared
9 40 (11.53%) Windows XP
10 39 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (9.80%) SharePoint
12 34 (9.80%) Oracle
13 33 (9.51%) MS Exchange
13 33 (9.51%) SC Cleared
14 31 (8.93%) MS Excel
15 30 (8.65%) ETL
15 30 (8.65%) Project Management
16 29 (8.36%) MS Office
16 29 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (7.49%) SCCM
20 24 (6.92%) PowerShell
21 23 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
21 23 (6.63%) Active Directory
22 21 (6.05%) PRINCE2
22 21 (6.05%) UNIX
22 21 (6.05%) SharePoint Server
22 21 (6.05%) SharePoint 2013

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 34 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 33 (9.51%) MS Exchange
3 23 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (6.05%) SharePoint Server
4 21 (6.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (5.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (5.19%) IIS
7 12 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.31%) SAS
10 6 (1.73%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.58%) Apache
13 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.58%) CMS
13 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.36%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) Windchill
4 2 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Agresso
2 6 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.58%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.58%) Summit
3 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.29%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.29%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.90%) Firewall
2 8 (2.31%) LAN
2 8 (2.31%) DNS
3 7 (2.02%) WAN
4 4 (1.15%) DHCP
5 3 (0.86%) SSH
5 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.86%) FTP
6 2 (0.58%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.58%) UMTS
6 2 (0.58%) VPN
6 2 (0.58%) Intranet
6 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.58%) GGSN
6 2 (0.58%) SGSN
6 2 (0.58%) LTE
7 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.29%) RTP
7 1 (0.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.88%) DB2
9 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.02%) MySQL
11 6 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.73%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (1.44%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.15%) MS Access
13 4 (1.15%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) JDeveloper
2 3 (0.86%) Selenium
3 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.58%) LSMW
3 2 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.29%) MSI
4 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.29%) Grunt
4 1 (0.29%) Capybara
General
1 79 (22.77%) Finance
2 15 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.88%) Publishing
3 10 (2.88%) Banking
4 9 (2.59%) Billing
5 6 (1.73%) Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
7 2 (0.58%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (16.71%) Analyst
2 37 (10.66%) Developer
3 35 (10.09%) Project Manager
3 35 (10.09%) Administrator
4 26 (7.49%) Consultant
5 23 (6.63%) Architect
6 21 (6.05%) SharePoint Administrator
7 17 (4.90%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.46%) Migration Engineer
8 12 (3.46%) Technical Specialist
9 11 (3.17%) SCCM Specialist
10 10 (2.88%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.59%) Deployment Engineer
11 9 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.31%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.31%) Desktop Support
12 8 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (2.02%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (1.73%) Senior Project Manager
14 6 (1.73%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.59%) HTML
2 8 (2.31%) .NET
2 8 (2.31%) XSLT
3 5 (1.44%) WebCenter
3 5 (1.44%) LAMP
3 5 (1.44%) Web Services
4 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.15%) CSS
4 4 (1.15%) XML
4 4 (1.15%) MDX
5 3 (0.86%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.58%) Middleware
6 2 (0.58%) Spring
6 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.58%) HTML5
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.29%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.29%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.29%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.29%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.46%) NHS
2 8 (2.31%) CMDB
3 5 (1.44%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.15%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 3 (0.86%) Data Conversion
5 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (0.86%) Replication
6 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.58%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.58%) Equities
6 2 (0.58%) Clustering
6 2 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 111 (31.99%) Windows
2 60 (17.29%) Windows 7
3 40 (11.53%) Windows XP
4 39 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.05%) UNIX
6 15 (4.32%) Linux
6 15 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.44%) Solaris
8 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.04%) Data Migration
2 30 (8.65%) ETL
2 30 (8.65%) Project Management
3 29 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (6.05%) PRINCE2
6 20 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (5.19%) Change Management
8 17 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (4.03%) Incident Management
9 14 (4.03%) Data Analysis
9 14 (4.03%) Information Management
10 12 (3.46%) ERP
10 12 (3.46%) ITIL
11 11 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (2.88%) Scrum
12 10 (2.88%) CRM
12 10 (2.88%) Data Modelling
13 9 (2.59%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (2.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.88%) SQL
2 24 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.46%) PL/SQL
4 11 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.59%) Java
6 8 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.44%) XQuery
7 5 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.44%) Perl
7 5 (1.44%) PHP
7 5 (1.44%) C#
8 4 (1.15%) VBA
8 4 (1.15%) VB
8 4 (1.15%) VB6
9 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.58%) ABAP
9 2 (0.58%) C++
9 2 (0.58%) C
10 1 (0.29%) Groovy
10 1 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 44 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.73%) Degree
5 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.44%) MCSE
6 4 (1.15%) ISEB
6 4 (1.15%) PMP
6 4 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.86%) CCNA
7 3 (0.86%) MCP
8 2 (0.58%) OCP
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.29%) VCP5
9 1 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.90%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.15%) SLA
4 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.58%) COREP
5 2 (0.58%) FINREP
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.29%) Basel III
6 1 (0.29%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.75%) ISA Server
3 7 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.44%) XenApp
6 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.86%) vSphere
6 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.86%) NFS
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) Xen
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (7.49%) SCCM
2 14 (4.03%) WSUS
3 12 (3.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.29%) SCOM
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 84 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.80%) Oracle
3 16 (4.61%) SAP
4 14 (4.03%) Citrix
5 13 (3.75%) Barracuda Networks
6 10 (2.88%) VMware
7 8 (2.31%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.15%) Cognos
8 4 (1.15%) Sun
8 4 (1.15%) Informatica
8 4 (1.15%) IBM
8 4 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.86%) StorageTek
9 3 (0.86%) CA
9 3 (0.86%) NetApp
9 3 (0.86%) Cisco
9 3 (0.86%) Dell
9 3 (0.86%) EMC
10 2 (0.58%) Talend
10 2 (0.58%) MobileIron
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