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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration
North West / Cheshire
Rank 15 10 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21  
Contract jobs citing Migration 43 126 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.01% 12.98% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 15.44% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 25
Median daily rate £413 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -65.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -17.33%  

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 454 816 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.54% 84.04% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 511 436
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Warrington 0 12 £425 -9.33% 1
Chester +2 6 £295 -1.66% 1
Ellesmere Port - 3 - -
Knutsford 0 1 £438 -7.89% 1
Runcorn -3 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £450 -
Northwich - 1 £350 -
Migration
North West

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 22 (30.14%) Data Migration
2 20 (27.40%) Data Centre
3 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
4 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.55%) Windows
5 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (17.81%) Finance
7 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.07%) AIX
9 9 (12.33%) ITIL
9 9 (12.33%) SAN
9 9 (12.33%) Unix
9 9 (12.33%) Office 365
10 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) Citrix
10 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.96%) SAP
10 8 (10.96%) Clustering
11 7 (9.59%) Project Management
11 7 (9.59%) Linux
11 7 (9.59%) Banking
12 6 (8.22%) Local Government
12 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.22%) SQL
12 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
13 5 (6.85%) Veritas
13 5 (6.85%) .NET

Migration
Top Related 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 5 (6.85%) IIS
1 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) SAS
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP GTS
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.37%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) GitHub
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) SAN
2 4 (5.48%) LAN
2 4 (5.48%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (5.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) LDAP
4 2 (2.74%) DHCP
4 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 2 (2.74%) Skype
4 2 (2.74%) SMTP
5 1 (1.37%) DMZ
5 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Local Government
4 4 (5.48%) Legal
5 3 (4.11%) Advertising
6 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Consultant
2 11 (15.07%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Migration Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Migration Project Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Data Migration Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) AIX Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Release Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Security Officer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Software Release Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) DHTML
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) MDX
4 1 (1.37%) RESTful
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Clustering
3 4 (5.48%) PKI
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.74%) CESG
6 1 (1.37%) BYOD
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) HACMP
6 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) AIX
3 9 (12.33%) Unix
4 7 (9.59%) Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Data Migration
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL
5 7 (9.59%) Project Management
6 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.85%) ETL
8 4 (5.48%) Cutover Planning
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps
8 4 (5.48%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.48%) Time Management
8 4 (5.48%) Validation
9 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.11%) Information Security
9 3 (4.11%) Information Security Management
9 3 (4.11%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.11%) Network Design
9 3 (4.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C#
2 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.11%) C
3 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) X++
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) R
5 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) CCNA
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.37%) CISSP
3 1 (1.37%) MCSA
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) PMO
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.74%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.74%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Citrix
2 8 (10.96%) SAP
3 5 (6.85%) Veritas
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 4 (5.48%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.11%) Juniper
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) IronPort
6 2 (2.74%) Saba
6 2 (2.74%) Sophos
6 2 (2.74%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.37%) Apple
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.37%) Tableau
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