The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 19 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 161 185 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.11% 8.37% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.32% 11.80% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 116 76
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£375 £340 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £239 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.51 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% -58.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.14 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £18.75 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -35.41%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Birmingham 0 68 £350 -3.44% 10
Warwickshire -14 18 £384 +27.91% 2
Coventry +2 15 £350 +3.70%
Shropshire -14 7 £330 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire -2 6 £425 +41.66% 6
Wolverhampton - 6 - - 2
Solihull +8 2 £463 +23.33% 3
Walsall -2 1 - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 105 (32.71%) Data Migration
2 62 (19.31%) Windows
3 54 (16.82%) SQL
4 52 (16.20%) Microsoft
5 48 (14.95%) Oracle
6 47 (14.64%) Finance
7 39 (12.15%) SharePoint
8 36 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (10.28%) Windows 7
10 32 (9.97%) Project Management
11 31 (9.66%) SQL Server
12 29 (9.03%) MS Excel
13 28 (8.72%) ITIL
13 28 (8.72%) PRINCE2
13 28 (8.72%) Active Directory
14 27 (8.41%) Security Cleared
15 25 (7.79%) SAP
16 24 (7.48%) MS Office
16 24 (7.48%) Cisco
16 24 (7.48%) Citrix
17 23 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (6.54%) ETL
19 19 (5.92%) WAN
19 19 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 18 (5.61%) Data Analysis
20 18 (5.61%) .NET
20 18 (5.61%) Windows XP
21 17 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
21 17 (5.30%) Linux

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 39 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (4.36%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.12%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.49%) Lync
6 6 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.56%) SAS
8 4 (1.25%) Documentum
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.93%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.48%) MS Office
3 7 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.87%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.93%) MS Project
7 2 (0.62%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.62%) Simulink
7 2 (0.62%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.87%) Agresso
3 5 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.93%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.93%) Eikon
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.62%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.62%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.62%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Magento
7 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) Force.com
3 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.92%) WAN
2 14 (4.36%) LAN
3 10 (3.12%) Network Security
4 8 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.18%) Intranet
6 6 (1.87%) Internet
6 6 (1.87%) MPLS
6 6 (1.87%) DNS
6 6 (1.87%) SAN
7 5 (1.56%) ADSL
7 5 (1.56%) Firewall
8 4 (1.25%) xDSL
8 4 (1.25%) BGP
8 4 (1.25%) DSL
8 4 (1.25%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.93%) RIP
9 3 (0.93%) VPN
9 3 (0.93%) Broadband
9 3 (0.93%) ISDN
9 3 (0.93%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.98%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.18%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.56%) MySQL
11 5 (1.56%) MS Access
11 5 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.25%) SAP BW
12 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.93%) Base SAS
13 3 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.62%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.62%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.62%) LSMW
2 2 (0.62%) Subversion
2 2 (0.62%) Maven
2 2 (0.62%) JIRA
2 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 47 (14.64%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Retail
3 11 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.12%) Automotive
5 6 (1.87%) Banking
6 5 (1.56%) Marketing
6 5 (1.56%) Advertising
7 4 (1.25%) Publishing
7 4 (1.25%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.93%) Electronics
9 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
9 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (18.07%) Analyst
2 39 (12.15%) Consultant
3 38 (11.84%) Project Manager
4 36 (11.21%) Developer
5 34 (10.59%) Architect
6 21 (6.54%) Data Analyst
7 18 (5.61%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.67%) DBA
9 14 (4.36%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (3.74%) SharePoint Developer
11 11 (3.43%) Administrator
12 9 (2.80%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (2.80%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.49%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.49%) Migration Consultant
13 8 (2.49%) Data Migration Analyst
14 7 (2.18%) Technical Architect
14 7 (2.18%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
15 6 (1.87%) Data Migration Consultant
15 6 (1.87%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.61%) .NET
2 10 (3.12%) XML
2 10 (3.12%) HTML
3 8 (2.49%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.49%) CSS
3 8 (2.49%) Web Services
4 4 (1.25%) XMPP
5 3 (0.93%) J2EE
5 3 (0.93%) RESTful
6 2 (0.62%) HTML5
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.31%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.31%) MDX
7 1 (0.31%) WCF
7 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.31%) EDI
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.18%) NHS
3 7 (2.18%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.18%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.87%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.25%) Physics
5 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.25%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.93%) Replication
6 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.93%) LPAR
6 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.62%) User Experience
7 2 (0.62%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.62%) Handset
7 2 (0.62%) AS400
8 1 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.31%) Windows
2 33 (10.28%) Windows 7
3 18 (5.61%) Windows XP
4 17 (5.30%) Linux
5 13 (4.05%) UNIX
6 12 (3.74%) Solaris
6 12 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.12%) AIX
9 8 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.93%) HPUX
13 2 (0.62%) zOS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.71%) Data Migration
2 36 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (9.97%) Project Management
4 28 (8.72%) ITIL
4 28 (8.72%) PRINCE2
5 21 (6.54%) ETL
5 21 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (5.61%) Data Analysis
7 16 (4.98%) Data Modelling
8 15 (4.67%) Data Mapping
9 14 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.43%) Service Management
10 11 (3.43%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.43%) Data Cleansing
10 11 (3.43%) Project Planning
10 11 (3.43%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (3.12%) CRM
12 9 (2.80%) Programme Management
12 9 (2.80%) Workflow
12 9 (2.80%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.82%) SQL
2 14 (4.36%) PL/SQL
3 12 (3.74%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.12%) C#
5 8 (2.49%) Java
5 8 (2.49%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.18%) VB
7 5 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.56%) ABAP
8 4 (1.25%) C
9 3 (0.93%) X++
10 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.62%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.62%) VB6
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.12%) Degree
3 10 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.87%) MCITP
6 5 (1.56%) MCSE
7 4 (1.25%) CCNP
7 4 (1.25%) CCNA
7 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.25%) PMP
7 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.93%) VCP4
9 2 (0.62%) MCTS
9 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.62%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.62%) MCP
9 2 (0.62%) CCIP
9 2 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.18%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) UCITS
System Software
1 28 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.49%) XenApp
3 8 (2.49%) vSphere
4 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.31%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) IAG
Systems Management
1 15 (4.67%) SCCM
2 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.62%) Sysprep
3 2 (0.62%) WMI
4 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.95%) Oracle
3 25 (7.79%) SAP
4 24 (7.48%) Cisco
4 24 (7.48%) Citrix
5 16 (4.98%) VMware
6 12 (3.74%) Business Objects
7 10 (3.12%) HP
8 9 (2.80%) IBM
8 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.49%) NetApp
10 7 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.87%) EMC
12 4 (1.25%) Remedy
12 4 (1.25%) BT
12 4 (1.25%) Pega
13 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.93%) Reuters
13 3 (0.93%) Trillium
13 3 (0.93%) i2
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