The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 22 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Migration 6 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.26% 5.07% 11.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 7.07% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
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£425 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -34.73%
Migration
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 75.89% 71.74% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 60
Average daily rate £375 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 1 £425 +19.71% 3
Tamworth - 1 £750 -
Stafford - 1 £425 - 1
Cannock - - - -
Migration
West Midlands

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) i2
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Director
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Use Case
2 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) i2
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) Sun