Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing Migration 99 163 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.37% 12.98% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 15.28% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 144 80
Cheshire median daily rate £401 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.62% +23.53% -4.49%
10th Percentile £263 £302 £300
90th Percentile £525 £625 £604
North West median daily rate £438 £450 £418
% change year-on-year -2.78% +7.78% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +28.30% -2.12%
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +21.74% -5.48%

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 1,022 1,067 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.39% 84.95% 85.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 781 800
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £556 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -4.19% +11.59%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.20 £37.50 £37.95
North West median hourly rate £24.33 £21.70 £21.05
% change year-on-year +12.12% +3.11% -31.05%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +3 20 £400 -20.00% 5
Chester +11 16 £338 -3.57% 2
Knutsford -4 15 £300 +200.00% 1
Crewe -2 11 £446 +37.08% 4
Macclesfield +1 10 £675 +28.57%
Wilmslow - 3 £450 -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 39 (39.39%) Windows
2 31 (31.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.20%) Finance
3 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
3 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (20.20%) Office 365
4 19 (19.19%) Data Migration
5 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 17 (17.17%) SQL
7 16 (16.16%) Oracle
7 16 (16.16%) PowerShell
8 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.15%) .NET
9 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
9 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
10 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (13.13%) Workflow
11 12 (12.12%) Firewall
11 12 (12.12%) HTML
11 12 (12.12%) Web Services
11 12 (12.12%) Skype for Business
12 11 (11.11%) User Stories
12 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 11 (11.11%) C#
12 11 (11.11%) CRM
12 11 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 10 (10.10%) SOAP
13 10 (10.10%) ADO.NET
13 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
13 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework

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 12 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 11 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.06%) CICS
5 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.03%) CMS
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.01%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.01%) JBoss
7 1 (1.01%) nginx
7 1 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.01%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Magento
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.01%) Finacle
3 1 (1.01%) HFM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.01%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (20.20%) Office 365
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.05%) PaaS
4 3 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) Firewall
2 8 (8.08%) Skype
3 6 (6.06%) SAN
4 5 (5.05%) LAN
4 5 (5.05%) WAN
5 4 (4.04%) NAS
6 3 (3.03%) DMZ
6 3 (3.03%) SMTP
7 1 (1.01%) DHCP
7 1 (1.01%) DNS
7 1 (1.01%) MPLS
7 1 (1.01%) Network Security
7 1 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) DB2
2 6 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.01%) SQL CLR
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.02%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.01%) Chocolatey
3 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.01%) Gradle
3 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.01%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Local Government
4 3 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Law
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Developer
2 12 (12.12%) Architect
3 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) COBOL Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Content Editor
9 3 (3.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) .NET
2 12 (12.12%) HTML
2 12 (12.12%) Web Services
3 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
3 10 (10.10%) ADO.NET
3 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.10%) REST
3 10 (10.10%) SOAP
4 4 (4.04%) Middleware
5 3 (3.03%) LAMP
5 3 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.02%) CSS
6 2 (2.02%) Doctrine
6 2 (2.02%) Dojo
6 2 (2.02%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.01%) J2EE
7 1 (1.01%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.01%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) PKI
3 6 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.06%) VSAM
4 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.04%) Replication
5 3 (3.03%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) PMI
7 1 (1.01%) CESG
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Fintech
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.39%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.08%) Windows 10
4 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.03%) Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.01%) AIX
7 1 (1.01%) HPUX
7 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) Data Migration
2 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (13.13%) Workflow
3 11 (11.11%) CRM
3 11 (11.11%) User Stories
4 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
5 7 (7.07%) Project Management
6 6 (6.06%) ITIL
6 6 (6.06%) Time Management
7 5 (5.05%) DevOps
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (5.05%) Process Management
7 5 (5.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.04%) Decision-Making
8 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.04%) ERP
8 4 (4.04%) ITSM
8 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.17%) SQL
2 16 (16.16%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.11%) C#
4 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.06%) COBOL
6 6 (6.06%) JCL
6 6 (6.06%) PHP
7 3 (3.03%) VBScript
8 2 (2.02%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) Java
9 1 (1.01%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.01%) MCITP
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) MCTS
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PMO
2 1 (1.01%) GDPR
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.06%) XenApp
3 4 (4.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.01%) Docker
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.04%) OpenView
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.01%) Terraform
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.16%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) VMware
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
4 6 (6.06%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) Adobe
5 5 (5.05%) HP
6 4 (4.04%) SAP
6 4 (4.04%) Veeam
6 4 (4.04%) Veritas
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco
7 2 (2.02%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.02%) McAfee
7 2 (2.02%) Zend
7 2 (2.02%) Zscaler
8 1 (1.01%) Avaya
8 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.01%) Sage
8 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec