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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 17 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 182 122 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.51% 6.70% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.72% 9.81% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 67 53
Average daily rate £360 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £248 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £372 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +75.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.60 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.00 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £22.60 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-25.31% -1.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1697 1243 1424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.04% 68.26% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 592 673
Average daily rate £375 £341 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 89 66
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 64 £400 +19.40% 2
Coventry +1 24 £343 -4.19% 2
Shropshire +10 16 £315 +18.86%
Warwickshire -15 15 £263 -25.00% 2
Worcestershire - 12 £333 - 1
Staffordshire +6 11 £298 +19.00% 1
Solihull -2 6 £388 -
Wolverhampton -6 1 £475 -5.00%
Herefordshire - - - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 134 (38.73%) Data Migration
2 89 (25.72%) Windows
3 74 (21.39%) SQL
4 58 (16.76%) SAP
5 52 (15.03%) Finance
6 51 (14.74%) Project Management
7 50 (14.45%) Windows 7
8 47 (13.58%) Oracle
9 34 (9.83%) Active Directory
10 33 (9.54%) SQL Server
11 32 (9.25%) Microsoft
11 32 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (8.09%) .NET
13 27 (7.80%) JavaScript
14 25 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (6.94%) UNIX
15 24 (6.94%) MS Excel
15 24 (6.94%) Validation
16 23 (6.65%) CRM
16 23 (6.65%) ERP
16 23 (6.65%) ETL
17 22 (6.36%) MS Office
17 22 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (6.36%) Security Cleared
18 21 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (6.07%) Data Analysis
18 21 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (5.78%) QA
19 20 (5.78%) SharePoint
19 20 (5.78%) Windows XP

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 20 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.02%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.73%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.45%) IIS
6 5 (1.45%) Lync
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) Documentum
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.29%) FileNet
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.36%) MS Office
3 12 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.87%) SAP MDM
1 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) SAP PM
2 2 (0.58%) DELMIA
2 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.58%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.29%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.89%) LAN
1 10 (2.89%) WAN
2 8 (2.31%) LDAP
3 7 (2.02%) DHCP
3 7 (2.02%) DDNS
4 6 (1.73%) Internet
4 6 (1.73%) Firewall
4 6 (1.73%) FTP
4 6 (1.73%) DNS
5 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.45%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.87%) IPv4
6 3 (0.87%) IPv6
6 3 (0.87%) Broadband
6 3 (0.87%) ISDN
6 3 (0.87%) Wireless
7 2 (0.58%) Intranet
7 2 (0.58%) VoIP
7 2 (0.58%) WLAN
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.18%) MS Access
5 11 (3.18%) MySQL
6 10 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.31%) DB2
8 8 (2.31%) OLAP
9 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.45%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.45%) Informix
10 5 (1.45%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.16%) Essbase
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.02%) LSMW
2 5 (1.45%) NWDI
3 3 (0.87%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.29%) MSI
4 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 52 (15.03%) Finance
2 13 (3.76%) Front Office
3 10 (2.89%) Automotive
4 9 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.60%) Banking
4 9 (2.60%) Retail
5 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.45%) Marketing
6 5 (1.45%) Local Government
7 4 (1.16%) Games
7 4 (1.16%) Back Office
8 3 (0.87%) Legal
8 3 (0.87%) Billing
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (19.65%) Project Manager
2 60 (17.34%) Analyst
3 42 (12.14%) Developer
4 29 (8.38%) Consultant
5 22 (6.36%) Business Analyst
6 13 (3.76%) Architect
6 13 (3.76%) Migration Engineer
6 13 (3.76%) Data Analyst
7 12 (3.47%) Junior
8 11 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (3.18%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (2.89%) Data Migration Specialist
10 9 (2.60%) Programmer
10 9 (2.60%) SAP Manager
10 9 (2.60%) Data Manager
11 8 (2.31%) Deployment Engineer
11 8 (2.31%) Migration Consultant
11 8 (2.31%) Analyst Programmer
12 7 (2.02%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.02%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.09%) .NET
2 12 (3.47%) HTML
2 12 (3.47%) XML
3 11 (3.18%) Ajax
4 10 (2.89%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.60%) CGI
5 9 (2.60%) JSP
6 8 (2.31%) SOAP
6 8 (2.31%) J2EE
6 8 (2.31%) JMS
7 7 (2.02%) SAP Basis
8 5 (1.45%) COM+
8 5 (1.45%) DCOM
9 4 (1.16%) Visualforce
9 4 (1.16%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.87%) Web Services
10 3 (0.87%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.58%) CSS3
11 2 (0.58%) jQuery
11 2 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.91%) NHS
2 9 (2.60%) Web 2.0
3 6 (1.73%) Blackberry
3 6 (1.73%) Replication
4 5 (1.45%) Clustering
4 5 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 5 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.29%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.29%) DTV
7 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.29%) LPAR
7 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.29%) Celerra
7 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 89 (25.72%) Windows
2 50 (14.45%) Windows 7
3 25 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (6.94%) UNIX
5 22 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.78%) Windows XP
7 19 (5.49%) Linux
8 18 (5.20%) AIX
9 7 (2.02%) Solaris
10 6 (1.73%) SUSE
11 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.87%) VMS
12 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (38.73%) Data Migration
2 51 (14.74%) Project Management
3 32 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (6.94%) Validation
5 23 (6.65%) CRM
5 23 (6.65%) ERP
5 23 (6.65%) ETL
6 21 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (6.07%) Data Analysis
7 19 (5.49%) PRINCE2
8 17 (4.91%) Data Modelling
8 17 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (4.62%) ITIL
9 16 (4.62%) Business Analysis
10 12 (3.47%) Data Management
11 11 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.18%) Data Mapping
12 10 (2.89%) Workflow
12 10 (2.89%) Change Control
13 9 (2.60%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.39%) SQL
2 27 (7.80%) JavaScript
3 18 (5.20%) PowerShell
4 17 (4.91%) Java
5 12 (3.47%) VBA
5 12 (3.47%) C#
6 10 (2.89%) PHP
7 7 (2.02%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.02%) Perl
7 7 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.73%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.45%) VB
9 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.16%) R
10 4 (1.16%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.16%) VBScript
10 4 (1.16%) ABAP
11 3 (0.87%) C
11 3 (0.87%) COBOL
12 2 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.73%) MCSE
5 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.45%) MCP
5 5 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.16%) MCITP
6 4 (1.16%) Degree
7 2 (0.58%) CCNA
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.58%) PMP
7 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) OCP
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CNE
8 1 (0.29%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.78%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.02%) XenApp
3 7 (2.02%) vSphere
3 7 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) IAG
7 1 (0.29%) UAG
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (3.47%) SCCM
2 11 (3.18%) Control-M
3 6 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.73%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (1.45%) SAP Afaria
5 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.58%) MOM
7 1 (0.29%) RepliStor
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (16.76%) SAP
2 47 (13.58%) Oracle
3 32 (9.25%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.34%) IBM
5 13 (3.76%) Sybase
6 12 (3.47%) VMware
6 12 (3.47%) Business Objects
6 12 (3.47%) HP
7 11 (3.18%) Northgate
8 8 (2.31%) Citrix
9 6 (1.73%) Lotus
9 6 (1.73%) Avaya
9 6 (1.73%) Cisco
10 5 (1.45%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.45%) Open Text
10 5 (1.45%) Brocade
11 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.16%) BMC
12 3 (0.87%) EMC
13 2 (0.58%) Capita
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