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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 21 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Migration 185 165 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.29% 7.57% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.06% 10.79% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 83 112
Average daily rate £390 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £253 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.33 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.80 £22.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 44 £350 -4.76% 7
Warwickshire +17 41 £411 +13.44% 3
Solihull +4 21 £375 -9.09% 2
Coventry -3 20 £400 +21.21% 7
Staffordshire +2 10 £380 -30.90% 2
Shropshire -18 5 £225 -24.59% 1
Walsall +3 4 - -
Wolverhampton -1 4 £311 -4.23%
Worcestershire - 4 £288 - 1
Herefordshire +2 2 £438 +29.62%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (29.97%) Data Migration
2 76 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 63 (16.71%) Finance
4 62 (16.45%) SQL
4 62 (16.45%) Security Cleared
5 53 (14.06%) Windows
6 45 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (11.14%) Oracle
7 42 (11.14%) SC Cleared
8 33 (8.75%) Office 365
8 33 (8.75%) Data Centre
9 32 (8.49%) SQL Server
9 32 (8.49%) SAP
10 31 (8.22%) SharePoint
10 31 (8.22%) Active Directory
10 31 (8.22%) ETL
10 31 (8.22%) Project Management
11 29 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (7.43%) Skype for Business
13 27 (7.16%) MS Excel
13 27 (7.16%) .NET
14 26 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (6.90%) Business Analysis
15 24 (6.37%) Data Quality
16 23 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (5.57%) Data Analysis
17 21 (5.57%) XML
17 21 (5.57%) Cisco

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 31 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.43%) Skype for Business
3 18 (4.77%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.71%) IBM Notes
6 12 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.12%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.86%) IBM Domino
10 5 (1.33%) PowerExchange
10 5 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.06%) SAS
11 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.80%) FileNet
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.92%) MS Office
3 5 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.53%) MS Project
6 2 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP ECC
3 2 (0.53%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.75%) Office 365
2 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.77%) Skype
2 16 (4.24%) WAN
3 12 (3.18%) MPLS
4 11 (2.92%) Firewall
4 11 (2.92%) LAN
5 9 (2.39%) BGP
6 8 (2.12%) DNS
6 8 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (2.12%) Structured Cabling
6 8 (2.12%) VPN
7 7 (1.86%) Intranet
8 6 (1.59%) PBX
8 6 (1.59%) X.21
9 5 (1.33%) DHCP
9 5 (1.33%) Internet
9 5 (1.33%) Wireless
10 4 (1.06%) HTTP
10 4 (1.06%) LDAP
11 3 (0.80%) PSTN
11 3 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.98%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.39%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.59%) Big Data
8 6 (1.59%) MS Access
8 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.33%) PowerCenter
10 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.80%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.53%) LSMW
5 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.27%) ProC
General
1 63 (16.71%) Finance
2 15 (3.98%) Retail
2 15 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.92%) Banking
4 9 (2.39%) Advertising
5 5 (1.33%) Automotive
6 4 (1.06%) Local Government
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (21.22%) Analyst
2 61 (16.18%) Developer
3 55 (14.59%) Architect
4 42 (11.14%) Business Analyst
5 34 (9.02%) Project Manager
6 29 (7.69%) Consultant
7 21 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.04%) Data Analyst
9 16 (4.24%) Migration Analyst
10 15 (3.98%) Programme Manager
11 14 (3.71%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.71%) Data Migration Analyst
12 13 (3.45%) Designer
12 13 (3.45%) Test Analyst
13 12 (3.18%) Network Designer
13 12 (3.18%) SQL Developer
13 12 (3.18%) VB.NET Developer
13 12 (3.18%) WinForms Developer
14 11 (2.92%) DBA
14 11 (2.92%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.16%) .NET
2 21 (5.57%) XML
3 20 (5.31%) WinForms
4 13 (3.45%) Web Services
5 7 (1.86%) Middleware
5 7 (1.86%) XSD
6 5 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.33%) CSS
6 5 (1.33%) HTML
6 5 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.06%) jQuery
7 4 (1.06%) JSON
7 4 (1.06%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.80%) Ajax
8 3 (0.80%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.80%) WCF
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.53%) RESTful
9 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.39%) NHS
5 7 (1.86%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.86%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.33%) Social Media
7 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.80%) Clustering
8 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.80%) Informatics
8 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.80%) SCADA
9 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.06%) Windows
2 20 (5.31%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.04%) Unix
4 18 (4.77%) Linux
5 12 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.39%) AIX
7 9 (2.39%) Solaris
8 8 (2.12%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.06%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.97%) Data Migration
2 45 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (8.22%) ETL
3 31 (8.22%) Project Management
4 29 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 23 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (5.57%) Change Management
8 21 (5.57%) Data Analysis
8 21 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (5.31%) Data Cleansing
10 19 (5.04%) PRINCE2
11 18 (4.77%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.77%) Waterfall
12 17 (4.51%) CRM
12 17 (4.51%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.51%) Test Scripting
13 16 (4.24%) Validation
14 15 (3.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.45%) SQL
2 20 (5.31%) VB.NET
3 19 (5.04%) VB
4 18 (4.77%) VB6
5 12 (3.18%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.39%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.12%) C
7 8 (2.12%) C#
8 6 (1.59%) Java
8 6 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.80%) ABAP
9 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.53%) C++
10 2 (0.53%) JCL
10 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.53%) Perl
10 2 (0.53%) Python
10 2 (0.53%) R
10 2 (0.53%) VBA
10 2 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (16.45%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.14%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.18%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.39%) ISEB
7 8 (2.12%) CCDP
7 8 (2.12%) CCNP
8 7 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.86%) JNCIA
9 6 (1.59%) CISSP
10 5 (1.33%) Degree
10 5 (1.33%) MCITP
11 4 (1.06%) APMP
11 4 (1.06%) MCP
12 3 (0.80%) CISMP
12 3 (0.80%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.80%) MCSE
13 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.37%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.59%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.80%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.33%) PowerHA
4 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.53%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.53%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (3.45%) SCCM
2 8 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.06%) WSUS
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.53%) OpenView
5 2 (0.53%) SCSM
5 2 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 76 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.14%) Oracle
3 32 (8.49%) SAP
4 21 (5.57%) Cisco
5 20 (5.31%) Citrix
6 19 (5.04%) IBM
7 14 (3.71%) Lotus
8 13 (3.45%) VMware
9 11 (2.92%) Juniper
10 10 (2.65%) Dell
10 10 (2.65%) HP
11 8 (2.12%) Cognos
11 8 (2.12%) Informatica
11 8 (2.12%) Sophos
12 7 (1.86%) Talend
13 6 (1.59%) F5
14 5 (1.33%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.06%) NetApp
15 4 (1.06%) Pega
16 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
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