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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 23 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Migration 161 174 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.46% 8.11% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 12.08% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 92 63
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £229 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £30.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £25.38 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £36.42 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -29.41%
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
1775 1440 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.20% 67.13% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 755 787
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 59 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Birmingham -7 45 £350 +0.71% 11
Warwickshire -2 24 £350 +25.00% 1
Coventry -15 19 £325 -
Shropshire +7 15 £450 +23.28% 1
Worcestershire -5 15 £315 -18.70%
Staffordshire +6 9 £413 +73.68% 4
Solihull +8 7 £450 +20.00%
Wolverhampton -4 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £125 -
Walsall - - - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 95 (27.62%) Data Migration
2 91 (26.45%) Windows
3 59 (17.15%) Project Management
4 53 (15.41%) SAP
5 49 (14.24%) SQL
6 48 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 45 (13.08%) Finance
8 44 (12.79%) Oracle
9 41 (11.92%) Microsoft
10 36 (10.47%) Active Directory
11 32 (9.30%) SQL Server
11 32 (9.30%) Automotive
12 30 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (8.14%) PRINCE2
14 27 (7.85%) ITIL
15 26 (7.56%) VMware
16 25 (7.27%) UNIX
16 25 (7.27%) Windows XP
17 24 (6.98%) MS Excel
17 24 (6.98%) ETL
18 22 (6.40%) Manufacturing
18 22 (6.40%) Security Cleared
18 22 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (6.10%) IBM
20 20 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (5.81%) PLM
20 20 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (5.81%) Requirements Management
21 19 (5.52%) Validation

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 18 (5.23%) SharePoint
1 18 (5.23%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.87%) Lync
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.58%) FileNet
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.07%) DELMIA
2 12 (3.49%) ENOVIA
3 10 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.16%) SAP SRM
6 4 (1.16%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.87%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.87%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.58%) Agresso
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.58%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.58%) Eikon
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.58%) Force.com
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.52%) WAN
2 12 (3.49%) SAN
3 11 (3.20%) NetScaler
3 11 (3.20%) LAN
4 9 (2.62%) FTP
5 8 (2.33%) Firewall
5 8 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (1.45%) HTTP
7 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.16%) DNS
8 4 (1.16%) DHCP
9 2 (0.58%) Wireless
9 2 (0.58%) Intranet
9 2 (0.58%) MPLS
10 1 (0.29%) ISDN
10 1 (0.29%) 3G
10 1 (0.29%) 4G
10 1 (0.29%) 2G
10 1 (0.29%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (4.36%) MySQL
4 14 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.78%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.74%) Informix
10 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.58%) DTS
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.58%) Essbase
12 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.29%) MSI
3 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.29%) LSMW
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 45 (13.08%) Finance
2 32 (9.30%) Automotive
3 22 (6.40%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.33%) Banking
6 4 (1.16%) Billing
6 4 (1.16%) Marketing
6 4 (1.16%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
7 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Retail
8 2 (0.58%) Front Office
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (14.83%) Project Manager
2 42 (12.21%) Analyst
3 41 (11.92%) Developer
4 38 (11.05%) Consultant
5 32 (9.30%) Architect
6 22 (6.40%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.07%) Applications Engineer
8 12 (3.49%) Data Analyst
9 10 (2.91%) Integration Architect
9 10 (2.91%) DBA
10 8 (2.33%) Support Specialist
10 8 (2.33%) Migration Engineer
10 8 (2.33%) Data Manager
11 7 (2.03%) Migration Consultant
11 7 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.03%) Business Developer
12 6 (1.74%) Senior Developer
12 6 (1.74%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (1.74%) Data Migration Analyst
12 6 (1.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.23%) .NET
2 17 (4.94%) XML
3 14 (4.07%) HTML
4 13 (3.78%) Web Services
5 12 (3.49%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.20%) Ajax
6 11 (3.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 10 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (2.62%) CGI
8 9 (2.62%) JSP
9 6 (1.74%) J2EE
9 6 (1.74%) TopLink
10 5 (1.45%) SOAP
11 4 (1.16%) CSS
11 4 (1.16%) Middleware
11 4 (1.16%) SAP PI
12 3 (0.87%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.87%) jQuery
12 3 (0.87%) WCF
13 2 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.36%) NHS
2 9 (2.62%) Web 2.0
3 8 (2.33%) PMI
4 7 (2.03%) AS400
5 6 (1.74%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.74%) Replication
5 6 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.45%) LPAR
7 4 (1.16%) DataPower
7 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.58%) Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.29%) Open Source
10 1 (0.29%) Social Media
10 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 91 (26.45%) Windows
2 48 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 25 (7.27%) UNIX
3 25 (7.27%) Windows XP
4 22 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.23%) Linux
7 16 (4.65%) Solaris
8 13 (3.78%) AIX
9 4 (1.16%) zOS
9 4 (1.16%) SUSE
9 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.62%) Data Migration
2 59 (17.15%) Project Management
3 30 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (8.14%) PRINCE2
5 27 (7.85%) ITIL
6 24 (6.98%) ETL
7 20 (5.81%) PLM
7 20 (5.81%) Requirements Management
8 19 (5.52%) Validation
9 18 (5.23%) ERP
9 18 (5.23%) Data Mapping
10 17 (4.94%) Time Management
11 16 (4.65%) Business Transformation
12 15 (4.36%) Data Architecture
12 15 (4.36%) Incident Management
13 14 (4.07%) Data Analysis
13 14 (4.07%) Software Testing
13 14 (4.07%) CRM
13 14 (4.07%) CAD
13 14 (4.07%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.24%) SQL
2 16 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.78%) C#
4 10 (2.91%) Java
4 10 (2.91%) PHP
4 10 (2.91%) VBA
5 9 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.03%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.74%) Perl
7 6 (1.74%) C
8 5 (1.45%) Apex Code
8 5 (1.45%) VB
9 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.16%) VBScript
10 2 (0.58%) ABAP
10 2 (0.58%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.29%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.62%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.03%) Degree
5 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (1.45%) MCITP
7 4 (1.16%) MCP
7 4 (1.16%) MCSE
8 2 (0.58%) CCNP
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PMP
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.03%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.74%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.49%) vSphere
4 11 (3.20%) XenApp
4 11 (3.20%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) SRDF
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (4.65%) SCCM
2 9 (2.62%) Control-M
3 6 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.16%) Ionix
4 4 (1.16%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.87%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (15.41%) SAP
2 44 (12.79%) Oracle
3 41 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.56%) VMware
5 21 (6.10%) IBM
6 18 (5.23%) EMC
6 18 (5.23%) Citrix
7 14 (4.07%) HP
8 10 (2.91%) Sybase
9 8 (2.33%) Cisco
10 7 (2.03%) Dell
11 6 (1.74%) Avaya
11 6 (1.74%) FalconStor
11 6 (1.74%) Dot Hill
12 5 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.16%) NetApp
13 4 (1.16%) BMC
14 3 (0.87%) Sun
14 3 (0.87%) Talend
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