Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +11
Contract jobs citing Migration 164 139 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.30% 9.55% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.64% 11.08% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 107 133
Cheshire median daily rate £505 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £275 £252
90th Percentile £625 £585 £648
North West median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.69% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.00 £19.77 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.99% +14.32%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.13 £11.64
90th Percentile £27.00 £22.19 £32.00
North West median hourly rate £24.67 £17.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year +43.03% -14.81% +35.00%

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 1120 1254 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.02% 86.19% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 900 1160
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +8.65%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £275
90th Percentile £619 £614 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -4.19%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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
Warrington 0 22 £325 -31.58% 2
Chester +15 15 £338 -3.57% 1
Knutsford -18 8 £175 -58.58% 2
Crewe -10 7 £350 +27.27%
Macclesfield +1 5 £535 +20.56%
Alderley Edge -2 4 £420 - 1
Widnes - 4 £450 -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 75 (45.73%) Data Migration
2 63 (38.41%) SAP
3 57 (34.76%) Ariba
3 57 (34.76%) SAP BW
4 26 (15.85%) Finance
4 26 (15.85%) Banking
5 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
6 23 (14.02%) Office 365
7 18 (10.98%) Active Directory
7 18 (10.98%) Windows
7 18 (10.98%) Retail Banking
8 15 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
8 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
8 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
8 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (8.54%) SQL
9 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.54%) Data Centre
10 13 (7.93%) Skype for Business
10 13 (7.93%) Project Management
10 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
11 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
12 11 (6.71%) PKI
13 10 (6.10%) Citrix
14 9 (5.49%) SAP MM
14 9 (5.49%) SCCM
14 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (4.88%) PowerShell

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 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.93%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.22%) CMS
5 2 (1.22%) SAS
5 2 (1.22%) Site Server
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) CICS
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.49%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.22%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.61%) HFM
3 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.02%) Office 365
2 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.83%) Slack
4 3 (1.83%) Trello
5 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.22%) PaaS
5 2 (1.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) Skype
2 4 (2.44%) DNS
2 4 (2.44%) Firewall
2 4 (2.44%) SMS
3 3 (1.83%) BIG-IP
3 3 (1.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) DKIM
4 1 (0.61%) DMARC
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (34.76%) SAP BW
2 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.83%) Big Data
4 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.83%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.22%) DB2
5 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Clusterpoint
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Power BI
6 1 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MSI
2 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (15.85%) Banking
1 26 (15.85%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Retail Banking
3 6 (3.66%) Local Government
4 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (34.76%) Workstream Lead
2 20 (12.20%) Analyst
3 14 (8.54%) Architect
4 10 (6.10%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.10%) Consultant
5 8 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.27%) Developer
7 6 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.05%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (3.05%) DBA
8 5 (3.05%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.05%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.05%) Test Manager
9 4 (2.44%) IT Analyst
9 4 (2.44%) Migration Manager
9 4 (2.44%) Office 365 Architect
9 4 (2.44%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.66%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.83%) XML
3 2 (1.22%) Velocity
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.71%) PKI
3 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.44%) Replication
4 3 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.83%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) CESG
6 1 (0.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.98%) Windows
2 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.27%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.83%) Unix
6 2 (1.22%) Android
6 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.73%) Data Migration
2 15 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (7.93%) Project Management
5 8 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (4.88%) Data Management
5 8 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 8 (4.88%) Master Data Management
6 7 (4.27%) ITIL
7 6 (3.66%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.66%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.05%) Change Management
8 5 (3.05%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (3.05%) Time Management
9 4 (2.44%) Data Architecture
9 4 (2.44%) Data Mapping
9 4 (2.44%) ETL
9 4 (2.44%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (2.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.54%) SQL
2 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.83%) C
4 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.22%) AWK
5 2 (1.22%) C#
5 2 (1.22%) Java
5 2 (1.22%) Korn
5 2 (1.22%) sed
6 1 (0.61%) COBOL
6 1 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
1 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.22%) CISM
3 2 (1.22%) CISSP
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.83%) PMO
2 2 (1.22%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 18 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.44%) XenApp
3 3 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.83%) vSphere
4 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) SCCM
2 5 (3.05%) SCOM
3 4 (2.44%) WSUS
4 3 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.83%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 63 (38.41%) SAP
2 57 (34.76%) Ariba
3 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.10%) Citrix
5 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.83%) F5
5 3 (1.83%) Symantec
5 3 (1.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe
6 2 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Apple
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) Dell
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.61%) Juniper
7 1 (0.61%) McAfee
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle
7 1 (0.61%) Sage
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com