Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 115 143 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.73% 11.16% 9.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.11% 13.35% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 123 113
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £275
90th Percentile £508 £625 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +28.57% +40.70%
10th Percentile £13.52 £11.25 £14.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £27.00 £22.19
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £22.35 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.68% +9.00% +17.14%

Migration is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,137 1,071 1,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.27% 83.61% 87.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 779 996
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% - -1.20%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £255
90th Percentile £538 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 44 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.49% +59.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.13 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.34% +42.70% -29.24%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Cheshire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Cheshire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Cheshire

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Cheshire

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 Migration within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 29 £369 +22.92% 3
Warrington 0 16 £325 +8.33% 2
Macclesfield +6 13 £325 -22.62% 1
Crewe -10 11 £438 +11.11% 1
Knutsford -12 10 £180 +4.35% 2
Wilmslow - 2 £463 -
Winsford - 1 £450 -
Nantwich - 1 £375 - 1
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 38 (33.04%) Windows
2 30 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 28 (24.35%) Office 365
4 24 (20.87%) Security Cleared
4 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (20.00%) SQL
6 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
6 21 (18.26%) Finance
7 20 (17.39%) Windows Server
8 19 (16.52%) Data Centre
8 19 (16.52%) Data Migration
8 19 (16.52%) PowerShell
8 19 (16.52%) Firewall
9 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
9 18 (15.65%) Skype for Business
10 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.17%) Oracle
11 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
12 13 (11.30%) WAN
12 13 (11.30%) VMware
12 13 (11.30%) Windows 10
13 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (10.43%) SCCM
13 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (10.43%) LAN
14 11 (9.57%) .NET
14 11 (9.57%) PKI
15 10 (8.70%) SAN
15 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
15 10 (8.70%) Skype

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 18 (15.65%) Skype for Business
2 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.74%) Apache
8 2 (1.74%) CICS
8 2 (1.74%) CMS
8 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.87%) IIS
9 1 (0.87%) nginx
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.87%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.74%) Magento
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.74%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.74%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.87%) Finacle
5 1 (0.87%) HFM
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.35%) Office 365
2 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.48%) PaaS
5 3 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Slack
6 1 (0.87%) Taleo
6 1 (0.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) Firewall
2 13 (11.30%) WAN
3 12 (10.43%) LAN
4 10 (8.70%) SAN
4 10 (8.70%) Skype
5 6 (5.22%) VPN
6 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.48%) MPLS
7 4 (3.48%) NAS
7 4 (3.48%) VoIP
8 3 (2.61%) DMZ
8 3 (2.61%) Network Security
8 3 (2.61%) SMTP
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) MySQL
3 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.48%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.87%) Chocolatey
3 1 (0.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.87%) Subversion
3 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Local Government
3 8 (6.96%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Billing
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.39%) Developer
2 13 (11.30%) Server Engineer
3 11 (9.57%) Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) Architect
4 9 (7.83%) Desktop Support
4 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.09%) Consultant
6 6 (5.22%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Senior Desktop Support
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Administrator
8 4 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.61%) Data Migration Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) .NET
2 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.35%) XML
3 4 (3.48%) LDAP
3 4 (3.48%) Middleware
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.48%) Web Services
4 3 (2.61%) HTML
4 3 (2.61%) LAMP
4 3 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.74%) CSS
5 2 (1.74%) Doctrine
5 2 (1.74%) Dojo
5 2 (1.74%) Node.js
5 2 (1.74%) REST
5 2 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.74%) Spring
5 2 (1.74%) Zend Framework
6 1 (0.87%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.57%) PKI
3 6 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) FMCG
6 2 (1.74%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) PMI
6 2 (1.74%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) VSAM
7 1 (0.87%) CESG
7 1 (0.87%) Clustering
7 1 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.04%) Windows
2 20 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.30%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.96%) Linux
4 8 (6.96%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.74%) Unix
7 1 (0.87%) AIX
7 1 (0.87%) HPUX
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) Data Migration
2 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.96%) Project Management
4 8 (6.96%) Time Management
5 7 (6.09%) ETL
5 7 (6.09%) ITIL
5 7 (6.09%) Server Building
5 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.22%) DevOps
6 6 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (4.35%) Break/Fix
7 5 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.35%) Change Control
7 5 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.48%) ERP
8 4 (3.48%) Statistics
8 4 (3.48%) Web Development
8 4 (3.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) SQL
2 19 (16.52%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.09%) C#
4 6 (5.22%) PHP
5 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.48%) C
6 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.48%) Python
7 2 (1.74%) C++
7 2 (1.74%) COBOL
7 2 (1.74%) Java
7 2 (1.74%) JCL
7 2 (1.74%) LotusScript
7 2 (1.74%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.87%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (20.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) CCNA
3 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.74%) CCNP
4 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.61%) GDPR
3 2 (1.74%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (6.96%) XenApp
4 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.74%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.87%) Docker
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.87%) vSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) SCCM
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.96%) SCOM
4 4 (3.48%) OpenView
5 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.87%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.87%) Terraform
5 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) Oracle
3 13 (11.30%) VMware
4 8 (6.96%) Cisco
4 8 (6.96%) Citrix
5 5 (4.35%) HP
6 4 (3.48%) Veeam
6 4 (3.48%) Veritas
7 3 (2.61%) McAfee
7 3 (2.61%) SAP
8 2 (1.74%) Adobe
8 2 (1.74%) IBM
8 2 (1.74%) Juniper
8 2 (1.74%) Lotus
8 2 (1.74%) Sage
8 2 (1.74%) Zend
8 2 (1.74%) Zscaler
9 1 (0.87%) Altiris
9 1 (0.87%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.87%) Meraki