Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing Migration 161 106 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.08% 8.24% 12.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.71% 9.67% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 81 145
Cheshire median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +8.76%
10th Percentile £302 £300 £266
90th Percentile £625 £600 £650
North West median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.05 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.30% -2.12% +48.74%
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year +21.74% -5.48% +21.67%

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 1,025 1,096 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.27% 85.16% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 792 1,127
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 54
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £33.00
% change year-on-year -7.29% -29.40% +73.68%

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 21 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Warrington 0 21 £500 -4.76% 3
Knutsford -15 9 £100 -75.68% 1
Macclesfield +2 7 £525 +18.31%
Chester +2 6 £350 +7.69% 1
Alderley Edge -3 6 £448 -
Crewe - 5 £325 - 3
Widnes - 4 £450 -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 88 (54.66%) Data Migration
2 70 (43.48%) SAP
3 59 (36.65%) SAP BW
4 57 (35.40%) Ariba
5 30 (18.63%) Finance
6 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
6 19 (11.80%) Retail Banking
7 16 (9.94%) Windows
8 15 (9.32%) Office 365
9 14 (8.70%) Project Management
9 14 (8.70%) Oracle
9 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (8.70%) Banking
10 13 (8.07%) SC Cleared
10 13 (8.07%) SQL
11 12 (7.45%) Active Directory
11 12 (7.45%) PowerShell
12 11 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
14 9 (5.59%) Data Management
14 9 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
14 9 (5.59%) Data Modelling
14 9 (5.59%) SAP MM
14 9 (5.59%) Agile Project Management
14 9 (5.59%) Master Data Management
15 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (4.97%) SAN

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 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.73%) CMS
3 4 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.62%) CICS
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.86%) EngageOne
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.48%) HFM
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.86%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.86%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) Office 365
2 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.73%) PaaS
5 4 (2.48%) IaaS
5 4 (2.48%) Slack
5 4 (2.48%) Trello
6 3 (1.86%) GitHub
7 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.62%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) SAN
2 7 (4.35%) Firewall
3 5 (3.11%) Skype
4 4 (2.48%) LAN
4 4 (2.48%) SMS
4 4 (2.48%) WAN
5 3 (1.86%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.86%) MPLS
5 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.86%) VoIP
5 3 (1.86%) VPN
6 2 (1.24%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.65%) SAP BW
2 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.48%) Big Data
3 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.48%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.48%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.24%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Clusterpoint
6 1 (0.62%) MS Access
6 1 (0.62%) Power BI
6 1 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.62%) JIRA
3 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.62%) MSI
3 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.62%) Selenium
3 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (18.63%) Finance
2 19 (11.80%) Retail Banking
3 14 (8.70%) Banking
4 5 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) German Language
6 2 (1.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (36.65%) Workstream Lead
2 22 (13.66%) Analyst
3 16 (9.94%) Consultant
4 10 (6.21%) Data Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.97%) Developer
7 6 (3.73%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 6 (3.73%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (3.11%) Architect
8 5 (3.11%) DBA
8 5 (3.11%) IT Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) IT Manager
9 4 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (2.48%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Content Editor
9 4 (2.48%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.48%) Server Engineer
9 4 (2.48%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) .NET
1 4 (2.48%) LDAP
1 4 (2.48%) XML
2 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.24%) Velocity
3 1 (0.62%) Flash
3 1 (0.62%) HTML
3 1 (0.62%) JSON
3 1 (0.62%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.48%) PKI
3 4 (2.48%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.86%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.86%) Replication
4 3 (1.86%) User Experience
5 1 (0.62%) CESG
5 1 (0.62%) Clustering
5 1 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.94%) Windows
2 5 (3.11%) Linux
3 4 (2.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.24%) Android
5 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) AIX
6 1 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (54.66%) Data Migration
2 14 (8.70%) Project Management
3 11 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (5.59%) Agile Project Management
4 9 (5.59%) Data Management
4 9 (5.59%) Data Modelling
4 9 (5.59%) Master Data Management
5 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (4.97%) ITIL
6 7 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 7 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 6 (3.73%) Content Management
7 6 (3.73%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (3.73%) System Testing
7 6 (3.73%) Time Management
7 6 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.11%) Data Architecture
8 5 (3.11%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.11%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.07%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.11%) C
4 4 (2.48%) C#
4 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.24%) Java
6 1 (0.62%) COBOL
6 1 (0.62%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.86%) CISM
3 3 (1.86%) CISSP
4 2 (1.24%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) MCSA
5 1 (0.62%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) COBIT
4 2 (1.24%) PMO
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.48%) Docker
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.86%) vSphere
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.48%) Terraform
3 3 (1.86%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.62%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (43.48%) SAP
2 57 (35.40%) Ariba
3 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.70%) Oracle
5 6 (3.73%) Cisco
5 6 (3.73%) Hyperion
5 6 (3.73%) VMware
6 4 (2.48%) Adobe
6 4 (2.48%) IBM
7 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.86%) Dell
7 3 (1.86%) F5
8 2 (1.24%) Brocade
8 2 (1.24%) Citrix
8 2 (1.24%) EMC
8 2 (1.24%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.24%) NetApp
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.62%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.62%) Juniper