The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Migration
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Migration 53 74 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.77% 9.08% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.75% 10.93% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 32
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £466 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.43 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -31.70% +20.58%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Birmingham

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Birmingham

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Birmingham

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Migration.

1 45 (32.61%) Data Migration
2 35 (25.36%) Finance
3 30 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.29%) Data Centre
5 27 (19.57%) SQL
6 25 (18.12%) Oracle
7 22 (15.94%) ITIL
8 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
10 16 (11.59%) Data Modelling
11 15 (10.87%) Change Management
12 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.14%) Scrum
12 14 (10.14%) Project Management
13 13 (9.42%) Data Analysis
14 12 (8.70%) Validation
14 12 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (8.70%) Problem Management
15 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
15 11 (7.97%) Cisco
15 11 (7.97%) Unix
15 11 (7.97%) Linux
16 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (7.25%) Windows
16 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
16 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (7.25%) VMware
16 10 (7.25%) Firewall
16 10 (7.25%) Retail

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.45%) CMS
1 2 (1.45%) Confluence
1 2 (1.45%) DNN
2 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.72%) CICS
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.72%) SAS
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.45%) Actimize
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.45%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) Firewall
1 10 (7.25%) Network Security
2 7 (5.07%) SAN
2 7 (5.07%) WAN
3 6 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (4.35%) LDAP
3 6 (4.35%) Wireless
4 4 (2.90%) LAN
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (2.17%) VPN
6 2 (1.45%) BGP
6 2 (1.45%) DMVPN
6 2 (1.45%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.45%) OSPF
6 2 (1.45%) WLAN
7 1 (0.72%) 3G
7 1 (0.72%) DHCP
7 1 (0.72%) MPLS
7 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.90%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.45%) DB2
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.72%) Informix
6 1 (0.72%) Ingres
6 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.72%) JMeter
3 1 (0.72%) LSMW
3 1 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.72%) Selenium
3 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (25.36%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.25%) Retail
4 6 (4.35%) Electronics
5 5 (3.62%) Banking
5 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Automotive
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Analyst
2 14 (10.14%) Consultant
2 14 (10.14%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.70%) Architect
4 11 (7.97%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Data Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (5.80%) Applications Manager
6 8 (5.80%) Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Migration Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Data Manager
7 7 (5.07%) Data Migration Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Data Migration Lead
9 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) CSS
1 5 (3.62%) HTML
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (2.90%) Web Services
3 3 (2.17%) .NET
4 2 (1.45%) CSS3
4 2 (1.45%) HTML5
4 2 (1.45%) JSON
4 2 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.45%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.72%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.72%) jQuery
5 1 (0.72%) RESTful
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.72%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.29%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Private Cloud
4 7 (5.07%) CMDB
4 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.90%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.90%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.45%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) Linux
1 11 (7.97%) Unix
2 10 (7.25%) Windows
3 5 (3.62%) Solaris
3 5 (3.62%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) Data Migration
2 30 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.94%) ITIL
4 16 (11.59%) Data Modelling
5 15 (10.87%) Change Management
6 14 (10.14%) Project Management
6 14 (10.14%) Scrum
6 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.42%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 12 (8.70%) Validation
9 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (7.25%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.07%) Data Validation
11 7 (5.07%) ETL
11 7 (5.07%) Functional Testing
11 7 (5.07%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.57%) SQL
2 7 (5.07%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.45%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) COBOL
6 1 (0.72%) JCL
6 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Degree
2 8 (5.80%) CCNP
2 8 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.90%) CCNA
4 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.45%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB
5 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) CCIE
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.35%) SLA
3 3 (2.17%) QA
4 2 (1.45%) PMO
5 1 (0.72%) Basel II
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.90%) SRDF
4 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (18.12%) Oracle
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.97%) Cisco
4 10 (7.25%) VMware
5 8 (5.80%) HP
5 8 (5.80%) IBM
5 8 (5.80%) SAP
6 7 (5.07%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.35%) Dell
8 5 (3.62%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.62%) EMC
8 5 (3.62%) F5
9 4 (2.90%) NetApp
10 3 (2.17%) BMC
10 3 (2.17%) Cognos
10 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.17%) Remedy
10 3 (2.17%) Sun
10 3 (2.17%) Teradata
10 3 (2.17%) Veritas