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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 15 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 187 161 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.77% 6.56% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 8.79% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 84 72
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 1
Average hourly rate £12.93 £27.75 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% -26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-23.75% -1.23%
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
1806 1832 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.06% 74.62% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 984 690
Average daily rate £391 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 129 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £28.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +15 59 £390 +11.42% 16
Warwickshire +4 30 £413 +37.50%
Coventry +3 26 £400 +23.07% 1
Staffordshire +2 15 £350 -6.66% 2
Shropshire -8 10 £425 -5.55% 1
Worcestershire -6 7 £358 +13.49%
Solihull +1 6 £263 -41.66% 2
Wolverhampton +2 4 £250 -
Walsall - 4 £300 -
Sutton Coldfield +5 1 £310 - 1
West Bromwich +5 1 £370 +196.00%
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 131 (35.89%) Data Migration
2 68 (18.63%) SQL
3 66 (18.08%) Microsoft
4 65 (17.81%) Finance
5 59 (16.16%) Windows
6 45 (12.33%) Oracle
7 41 (11.23%) SQL Server
7 41 (11.23%) PRINCE2
8 40 (10.96%) MS Excel
9 37 (10.14%) SharePoint
9 37 (10.14%) Data Centre
10 35 (9.59%) Active Directory
10 35 (9.59%) Project Management
11 34 (9.32%) Security Cleared
12 29 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (7.95%) IBM
13 28 (7.67%) Data Analysis
14 27 (7.40%) CRM
14 27 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (7.12%) ETL
16 25 (6.85%) Telecoms
16 25 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (6.58%) SC Cleared
17 24 (6.58%) .NET
17 24 (6.58%) SAP
17 24 (6.58%) Office 365
18 22 (6.03%) Technical Architecture
18 22 (6.03%) Degree
19 21 (5.75%) Data Modelling
19 21 (5.75%) VMware

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 37 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.84%) Documentum
5 14 (3.84%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.74%) CICS
8 9 (2.47%) Lync
8 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (2.19%) FileNet
9 8 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (1.10%) IIS
12 3 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.84%) MS Office
3 10 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.19%) MS Project
5 6 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.55%) Simulink
7 2 (0.55%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.55%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.55%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.10%) Eikon
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.55%) ZaiNet
7 2 (0.55%) Aligne
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.55%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.27%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.58%) Office 365
2 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Yammer
4 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.93%) WAN
2 15 (4.11%) LAN
3 12 (3.29%) Firewall
4 11 (3.01%) Internet
5 10 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.47%) DNS
7 8 (2.19%) PSTN
7 8 (2.19%) ADSL
7 8 (2.19%) LLU
8 6 (1.64%) SAN
9 5 (1.37%) MPLS
9 5 (1.37%) OSPF
9 5 (1.37%) BIG-IP
9 5 (1.37%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.10%) LDAP
10 4 (1.10%) VPN
10 4 (1.10%) DHCP
11 3 (0.82%) ISDN
11 3 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.93%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.56%) IBM InfoSphere
7 10 (2.74%) DB2
8 9 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.19%) DataStage
9 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.64%) MS Access
12 5 (1.37%) MySQL
12 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.64%) Introscope
3 2 (0.55%) LSMW
3 2 (0.55%) Subversion
3 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.55%) JIRA
3 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) MSI
4 1 (0.27%) Toad
4 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 65 (17.81%) Finance
2 25 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.93%) Automotive
4 13 (3.56%) Retail
5 8 (2.19%) Electronics
6 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.64%) Law
8 5 (1.37%) Front Office
8 5 (1.37%) German Language
9 4 (1.10%) Banking
10 3 (0.82%) Advertising
10 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
12 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.27%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 65 (17.81%) Analyst
2 54 (14.79%) Architect
3 50 (13.70%) Project Manager
4 44 (12.05%) Consultant
5 39 (10.68%) Developer
6 22 (6.03%) Data Analyst
7 17 (4.66%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.56%) Administrator
8 13 (3.56%) Data Migration Analyst
9 11 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (2.74%) Technical Architect
11 8 (2.19%) Technical Project Manager
11 8 (2.19%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.19%) WebSphere Administrator
11 8 (2.19%) Technical Manager
11 8 (2.19%) Server Engineer
11 8 (2.19%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (1.92%) Oracle Consultant
12 7 (1.92%) Implementation Manager
12 7 (1.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.58%) .NET
2 10 (2.74%) XML
3 7 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.37%) HTML
6 3 (0.82%) ADO.NET
6 3 (0.82%) Web Services
6 3 (0.82%) JSON
6 3 (0.82%) WCF
6 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.55%) XMPP
7 2 (0.55%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.27%) BAPI
8 1 (0.27%) TopLink
8 1 (0.27%) WinForms
8 1 (0.27%) Spring
8 1 (0.27%) JSP
8 1 (0.27%) J2EE
8 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.84%) Data Integration
5 12 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.74%) NHS
6 10 (2.74%) LPAR
7 9 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.64%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.82%) SecurID
11 2 (0.55%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.55%) Handset
11 2 (0.55%) EPoS
11 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.55%) FMCG
11 2 (0.55%) Wiki
12 1 (0.27%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.16%) Windows
2 20 (5.48%) Linux
3 16 (4.38%) AIX
4 15 (4.11%) Solaris
4 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.56%) UNIX
5 13 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.29%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.74%) zOS
8 7 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.89%) Data Migration
2 41 (11.23%) PRINCE2
3 35 (9.59%) Project Management
4 29 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (7.67%) Data Analysis
6 27 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (7.40%) CRM
7 26 (7.12%) ETL
8 22 (6.03%) Technical Architecture
9 21 (5.75%) Data Modelling
10 19 (5.21%) ITIL
11 17 (4.66%) ERP
11 17 (4.66%) TOGAF
11 17 (4.66%) Data Mapping
11 17 (4.66%) Change Control
12 16 (4.38%) Test Scripting
12 16 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (3.84%) Data Cleansing
14 13 (3.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.63%) SQL
2 15 (4.11%) T-SQL
3 12 (3.29%) C#
4 8 (2.19%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.64%) Java
5 6 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.64%) Jython
6 5 (1.37%) C
7 4 (1.10%) VB6
7 4 (1.10%) VB
8 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.55%) PHP
9 2 (0.55%) X++
9 2 (0.55%) VBA
9 2 (0.55%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.27%) ABAP
10 1 (0.27%) R
10 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.03%) Degree
4 13 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.19%) ISEB
6 6 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.37%) PMP
7 5 (1.37%) CCNA
8 4 (1.10%) CCNP
8 4 (1.10%) MCITP
8 4 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.82%) MCSE
10 2 (0.55%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.84%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.64%) SLA
2 6 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.19%) vSphere
4 7 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.92%) XenApp
5 4 (1.10%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.55%) vCloud
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.92%) SCCM
2 6 (1.64%) CA Wily
3 4 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.27%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
6 1 (0.27%) WSUS
6 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.33%) Oracle
3 29 (7.95%) IBM
4 24 (6.58%) SAP
5 21 (5.75%) VMware
6 20 (5.48%) Cisco
7 15 (4.11%) Citrix
8 11 (3.01%) NetApp
9 9 (2.47%) Talend
10 8 (2.19%) Pega
10 8 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.19%) BT
11 7 (1.92%) HP
12 6 (1.64%) CA
12 6 (1.64%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.64%) Netezza
13 5 (1.37%) F5
13 5 (1.37%) Juniper
13 5 (1.37%) Cognos
14 4 (1.10%) Reuters
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