The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 West Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 22 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Migration 161 141 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.60% 7.16% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 10.77% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 57
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £434 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.75 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £37.80 £33.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £37.80 £57.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1780 1309 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.01% 66.48% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 662 734
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 56 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Migration
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 40 £350 -0.70% 14
Coventry -7 26 £325 - 3
Warwickshire +2 25 £300 -7.69% 3
Worcestershire +1 16 £328 +0.76% 3
Shropshire +10 14 £450 +23.28%
Staffordshire +5 6 £375 +57.89%
Solihull - 5 £450 -
Wolverhampton -1 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £125 -
Walsall - - - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 97 (28.78%) Data Migration
2 82 (24.33%) Windows
3 57 (16.91%) Project Management
4 53 (15.73%) SQL
5 52 (15.43%) SAP
6 46 (13.65%) Oracle
7 42 (12.46%) Finance
8 41 (12.17%) Microsoft
9 38 (11.28%) Windows 7
10 36 (10.68%) SQL Server
11 33 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (9.20%) Automotive
12 31 (9.20%) Active Directory
13 28 (8.31%) Security Cleared
14 26 (7.72%) UNIX
15 25 (7.42%) PRINCE2
16 24 (7.12%) Windows XP
17 23 (6.82%) WAN
17 23 (6.82%) ITIL
17 23 (6.82%) Validation
17 23 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (6.53%) SC Cleared
18 22 (6.53%) VMware
18 22 (6.53%) Manufacturing
18 22 (6.53%) MS Excel
18 22 (6.53%) .NET
18 22 (6.53%) ETL
19 21 (6.23%) IBM
19 21 (6.23%) SharePoint
19 21 (6.23%) Requirements Management

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.75%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.59%) FileNet
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Documentum
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Lync
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (4.15%) DELMIA
2 12 (3.56%) ENOVIA
3 10 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.19%) SAP SRM
5 4 (1.19%) SAP MDM
5 4 (1.19%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.59%) Agresso
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.82%) WAN
2 15 (4.45%) LAN
3 11 (3.26%) SAN
4 9 (2.67%) FTP
5 8 (2.37%) Firewall
5 8 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.37%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.48%) HTTP
9 4 (1.19%) DHCP
9 4 (1.19%) DNS
10 3 (0.89%) Intranet
11 2 (0.59%) MPLS
11 2 (0.59%) Wireless
12 1 (0.30%) 2G
12 1 (0.30%) RNC
12 1 (0.30%) VLAN
12 1 (0.30%) LTE
12 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (4.45%) MySQL
5 12 (3.56%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.78%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (1.78%) Informix
8 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.89%) DTS
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.59%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.30%) MSI
3 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.30%) LSMW
3 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 42 (12.46%) Finance
2 31 (9.20%) Automotive
3 22 (6.53%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.37%) Banking
6 4 (1.19%) Games
6 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 3 (0.89%) Billing
7 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.89%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Law
8 2 (0.59%) Front Office
8 2 (0.59%) Military
8 2 (0.59%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (16.02%) Project Manager
2 41 (12.17%) Developer
2 41 (12.17%) Analyst
3 32 (9.50%) Architect
4 29 (8.61%) Consultant
5 22 (6.53%) Business Analyst
6 14 (4.15%) Applications Engineer
7 11 (3.26%) DBA
8 10 (2.97%) Integration Architect
9 9 (2.67%) Migration Engineer
9 9 (2.67%) Data Analyst
9 9 (2.67%) Data Manager
10 7 (2.08%) Deployment Engineer
10 7 (2.08%) Migration Consultant
10 7 (2.08%) Business Developer
10 7 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (1.78%) Administrator
11 6 (1.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (1.78%) SQL Developer
11 6 (1.78%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.53%) .NET
2 18 (5.34%) XML
3 16 (4.75%) ASP.NET
4 15 (4.45%) HTML
5 12 (3.56%) Web Services
6 11 (3.26%) Ajax
6 11 (3.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 10 (2.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (2.67%) JSP
8 9 (2.67%) CGI
9 6 (1.78%) SOAP
10 5 (1.48%) CSS
10 5 (1.48%) J2EE
11 4 (1.19%) Middleware
11 4 (1.19%) TopLink
11 4 (1.19%) SAP PI
12 3 (0.89%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.89%) MDX
12 3 (0.89%) WCF
12 3 (0.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.04%) NHS
2 9 (2.67%) Web 2.0
3 8 (2.37%) PMI
4 7 (2.08%) AS400
5 6 (1.78%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.78%) Replication
5 6 (1.78%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.48%) LPAR
7 4 (1.19%) DataPower
7 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.89%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.59%) Clustering
9 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) Open Source
10 1 (0.30%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.30%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 82 (24.33%) Windows
2 38 (11.28%) Windows 7
3 26 (7.72%) UNIX
4 24 (7.12%) Windows XP
5 19 (5.64%) Linux
5 19 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.86%) AIX
7 13 (3.86%) Solaris
8 4 (1.19%) SUSE
8 4 (1.19%) zOS
9 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (28.78%) Data Migration
2 57 (16.91%) Project Management
3 33 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (7.42%) PRINCE2
5 23 (6.82%) ITIL
5 23 (6.82%) Validation
6 22 (6.53%) ETL
7 21 (6.23%) Requirements Management
8 20 (5.93%) PLM
9 17 (5.04%) ERP
9 17 (5.04%) Data Mapping
10 16 (4.75%) Business Transformation
10 16 (4.75%) Time Management
11 15 (4.45%) Data Architecture
12 14 (4.15%) PDM
12 14 (4.15%) Software Testing
12 14 (4.15%) CAD
13 13 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (3.86%) Business Analysis
14 12 (3.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.73%) SQL
2 17 (5.04%) C#
3 15 (4.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.97%) PHP
4 10 (2.97%) VBA
5 9 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.37%) Java
7 7 (2.08%) Perl
7 7 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.78%) C
8 6 (1.78%) VB
9 5 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.48%) VBScript
10 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.89%) COBOL
11 3 (0.89%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.59%) VB6
12 2 (0.59%) ABAP
12 2 (0.59%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.53%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.08%) Degree
5 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (1.48%) MCITP
7 4 (1.19%) MCP
7 4 (1.19%) MCSE
8 2 (0.59%) CCNP
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.08%) QA
2 5 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.67%) vSphere
4 8 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.37%) XenApp
4 8 (2.37%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.30%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (4.15%) SCCM
2 10 (2.97%) Control-M
3 4 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (0.89%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.89%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.89%) Ionix
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (15.43%) SAP
2 46 (13.65%) Oracle
3 41 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 22 (6.53%) VMware
5 21 (6.23%) IBM
6 15 (4.45%) Citrix
7 13 (3.86%) EMC
8 12 (3.56%) HP
9 10 (2.97%) Sybase
10 6 (1.78%) Cisco
10 6 (1.78%) Dell
10 6 (1.78%) Avaya
10 6 (1.78%) FalconStor
10 6 (1.78%) Dot Hill
11 5 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.19%) BMC
13 3 (0.89%) Sun
13 3 (0.89%) NetApp
13 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.89%) Talend
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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