The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Migration over the 3 months to 28 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.

Data Migration
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.42% 1.42% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.69% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 9
Median daily rate £418 £390 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -15.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +9.11% +3.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +7.37% -  

Data 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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 770 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.34% 84.25% 84.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 562 491
Median daily rate £409 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 30
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +37.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Data Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Migration in Cheshire

Data Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Migration in Cheshire

Data Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Migration in Cheshire

Data Migration
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Migration within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 2 £400 -
Warrington +13 1 - - 1
Chester - 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - 1 £410 -
Data Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Migration.

1 19 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) SAP GTS
4 4 (21.05%) Cutover Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Legal
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) C
6 2 (10.53%) DB2
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.53%) JIRA
6 2 (10.53%) Korn
6 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
6 2 (10.53%) AWK
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) PMO

Data Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP GTS
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Migration Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Cutover Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) AWK
3 2 (10.53%) Korn
3 2 (10.53%) sed
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) R
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau